441 out of 1,029 pass architect licensure exam

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced last night that
441 out of 1,029 passed the Architect Licensure Examination given by the
Board of Architecture in Manila last month.

On the Board of Architecture which gave the licensure examination are
Architect Eugene G. Gan, chairman; and Architects Fernando L. Santos and
Miguel R. Caluza, members.

Registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID)
and Certificate of Registration will start on Monday, Feb. 13, but not
later than March 10.

The oathtaking ceremony of the examinees will be held before the Board
on Saturday, March 18, 1 p.m., at the Grand Ballroom, Westin Philippine
Plaza Hotel, CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City.

Pursuant to Section 40 of Republic Act (RA) 9266, mandatory registration
for membership with the United Architects of the Philippines Inc. (UAP)
will start on Monday, Feb. 13.

The top performing schools (with 20 or more examinees and with at least
50 percent passing percentage) in the January 2006 Architect Licensure
Examination are:

Saint Louis University, 30 of 41, 73 percent; Polytechnic University of
the Philippines Main-Sta. Mesa, 17 of 28, 61 percent; Bicol
University-Legazpi, 16 of 28, 57 percent; University of Sto. Tomas, 65
of 126, 52 percent; and University of San Carlos, 10 of 20, 50 percent.

441 out of 1,029 pass architect licensure exam