THE UNIVERSITY placed sixth among top-performing schools in the January 2021 licensure examinations for medical technologists.

UST recorded an 80.39-percent passing rate, with 41 out of 51 Thomasian examinees making the cut.

In the September 2019 examinations, the University had a 95.93-percent passing rate, with 283 of 295 takers passing the examinations.

Fred Lawrence Samante of St. Scholastica’s College – Tacloban led the new batch of Filipino medical technologists after posting a 91.40-percent score.

Saint Louis University and Velez College were the top-performing schools after recording 100-percent passing rates.

The national passing rate slid to 67.69 percent or 1,919 out of 2,835 takers in the January 2021 examinations from the September 2019 result of 73.50 percent or 4,743 out of 6,453 examinees.

The Professional Regulation Commission postponed the March and September 2019 examinations last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The exams were rescheduled to Jan. 21 and 22, 2021. Charm Ryanne C. Magpali


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