THREE Thomasians landed in the top 10 of the October 2022 licensure examinations for chemists, in which UST notched a 48.53-percent passing rate or 33 out of 68 examinees.

Ryan Magsipoc ranked second nationwide to lead the new batch of Thomasian chemists with a score of 90.60 percent.

He was followed by Lorie Bernando (No. 7, 87.65 percent) and Sean del Rosario (No. 8, 87.45 percent).

Despite fielding more examinees, UST’s passing rate in the latest cycle was an improvement from its 40-percent score (6 out of 15 examinees) in October 2021.

Carmel Rolloque of the University of the Philippines (UP) Los Baños topped the October 2022 exams with a 91.30-percent score.

UP Los Baños was named the only top-performing school in the chemistry licensure exams with an 82.35-percent passing rate, or 42 out of 51 examinees.

The national passing rate for chemists rose to 38.85 percent (284 of 731 examinees) from last year’s 36.31 percent (134 of 369 examinees).

UST meanwhile posted a 98.17-percent passing rate in the October 2022 chemical technician licensure examinations, with 107 out of 109 examinees making the cut.

UST’s passing rate went up from 90 percent last year, or 27 out of 30 Thomasians.

Carlos Conception of UP Los Baños, Christian de la Cruz of Technological University of the Philippines (TUP) Visayas, and Jopette Villas of Eastern Visayas State University led the country’s new batch of chemical technicians with a score of 94 percent.

TUP Visayas was named the top-performing school in the chemical technician licensure examination after posting a perfect passing rate.

The national passing rate for chemical technicians increased to 85.16 percent from 81.24 percent last year.

The exams were conducted from Oct. 17 to 18.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.