UST soars in psychometrician, psychologist board exams


THE UNIVERSITY emerged as the second top-performing school in the October 2017 psychometrician licensure exams, with five Thomasians landing in the top 10.

Romelito Manuel Clorina led the new batch of Thomasian psychometricians, placing sixth with a score of 83.40 percent.

Ma. Angelica Dicioco clinched the eighth spot with a score of 83 percent, while Benson Mar Mengullo, Michael Raymond Quejas and Reine Maeko Ruiz secured the 10th spot (82.60 percent).

The University’s passing rate rose to 96.53 percent or 139 out of 144 examinees, from last year’s 91.86 percent or 158 out of 172 examinees.

State-run University of the Philippines-Diliman was named the top-performing school with a passing rate of 97.67 percent.

Caressa Lynn Siglos from the College of St. John in Roxas City topped the psychometrician board exams with a score of 84.60 percent.

The national passing rate stood at 56.97, or 4,957 out of 8,701 examinees, from last year’s 50.46 percent or 3,690 out of 7,312 examinees.

UST’s passing rate in the October 2017 psychologist licensure exams meanwhile soared to 91.67 percent or 11 out of 12 examinees, from last year’s 38.46 percent or 63 passers out of 120 examinees.

Leading the country’s fresh batch of psychologists was Anna Cristina Tuazon who got a score of 82.90 percent. No Thomasian made it to the top 10 this year.

De La Salle University Manila was hailed as the sole top-performing school after registering an 82.61-percent passing rate.

The national passing rate for psychologists climbed to 64.86 percent or 96 passers out of 146 examinees, from last year’s 52.50 percent or 62 out of 120 examinees.


  1. Please correct this: from last year’s 38.46 percent or 63 passers out of 120 examinees.

    Reconcile your data about UST’s and the national passing rate in 2016. Its confusing the readers.



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