2 Thomasians in top 10 of March 2018 physician licensure exams


THE UNIVERSITY recorded a higher passing rate in the March 2018 physician licensure examinations, where two Thomasians landed on the top 10.

UST posted 90-percent passing rate or 36 out of 40 examinees, from last year’s 88.89 percent or 32 out of 36 examinees.

Thomasians Abdulraoph Deki and Regina Mae Ang clinched the 5th and 6th spots, respectively.

Jerald Pelayo of the University of the East-Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center topped this year’s licensure examinations with a score of of 88.17 percent.

Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation was the sole top-performing school, with a passing rate of 89.29 percent or 150 out of 168 examinees.

The national passing rate dropped to 66.65 percent or 1,067 out of 1,601 examinees, from last year’s 82.19 percent or 3,340 out of 4,064 examinees.


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