THE UNIVERSITY posted a 96.15-percent passing rate in the September 2021 electrical engineering board exams, with all 25 Thomasian first-time takers making the cut.

UST’s result was a slight improvement from its 2019 performance of 95.24 percent or 20 out of 21 examinees.

This year’s national passing rate rose to 67.44 percent or 1,668 out of 2,590 examinees. This was an improvement from 2019’s 62.79 percent or 1,600 out of 2,548 examinees.

Bryan Estaris of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines topped the exams this year with a score of 93.10 percent.

Meanwhile, UST recorded a 66.67-percent passing rate in the master electrician licensure examination, with two of three Thomasians making the cut.

Franchesca Louise Lajara of De La Salle University-Lipa led this year’s master electrician examinees with a score of 93 percent.

Pangasinan State University was the top-performing school in both the electrical engineering and master electrician board exams.

The national passing rate for the master electrician board exams rose to 67.44 percent, or 1,505 out of 2,233 examinees, from last year’s 56.14 percent, or 2,093 out of 3,728 examinees.

The examinations were originally scheduled for April 2021.


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