A THOMASIAN placed fourth in the April 2023 licensure exams for electronics engineers, in which UST had 21 passers.

UST alumnus Brian Aguilar ranked fourth nationwide with a score of 87.30 percent. He shared the spot with John Vincent Portugal of the University of the Philippines (UP) – Diliman.

Joshua Acusta of the Iloilo Science and Technology University – Main topped the examinations with a score of 88.60 percent.

UST’s passing rate dipped to 36.21 percent, or 21 out of 58 examinees, from 57.27 percent, or 63 out of 110 examinees, in October 2022.

UP – Diliman was named the sole top-performing school after posting an 87.50-percent passing rate or 35 out of 40 examinees.

The national passing rate for electronic engineers rose to 33.49 percent (983 out of 2,935 examinees) from 29.69 percent (785 out of 2,644 examinees) in October.

Meanwhile, the University notched an 86.67-percent passing rate, or 26 out of 30 examinees, in the licensure exams for electronic technicians.

UST’s passing rate declined from 92.94 percent or 79 out of 85 examinees in 2022.

Jayron Mampusti of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Sta. Mesa led the new batch of electronic technicians nationwide with a score of 90 percent.

Technological University of the Philippines – Visayas was named the top-performing school after posting a 92.21-percent passing rate or 71 out of 77 examinees.

The national passing rate declined  to 73.69 percent (1,641 out of 2,227 examinees) from 77.11 percent (1,546 out of 2,005 examinees) in 2022.

The licensure exams for electronics engineers were conducted from April 19 to 20, while the exams for electronics technicians were held on April 21. H.J.V. Andaya


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