The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) together with Board of Architecture will administer the Special Professional Licensure Board Examinations (SPLBE) for September 2016 Architect Board Exam in the Middle East.
SPLBE will take place on September 14 & 15, 2016 in testing centers located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE); Doha, Qatar; Riyadh, Jeddah, and Al-Khobar in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; and Kuwait.
The two (2) days Architecture examination covered the following topics: History and Theory of Architecture, Principles of Planning, Architecture Practice (30%), Utilities Systems, Structural Conceptualization, Building Materials and Construction (30%) and Architectural Design and Site Planning (40%).
All registered examinees must bring their original documents for final evaluation and 4 pieces passport size pictures with a name tag. Notice of Admission will be issued at the POLO/testing centers.
Also, examinees shall bring the following requirements on examination day. Two or more pencils No. 1 or 2/ Black ink ballpen, long brown and plastic/transparent envelopes and Non-programmable calculators.
Do not bring the following inside the examination rooms/premises: Books, notes, review materials, and other printed materials containing coded data/ information/formula; Programmable calculators; Mobile phone, beepers, portable computers or similar gadgets/devices; Bags of any kind (ladies bag, shoulder bag, attache case, backpack, etc.); other examination aides not stated in the program.
On the second day of the examination, every examinee is required to bring the following into the examination room: architect scales (English and Metric Scales) 30 X 60 and 45-degree triangles, protractors, non-programmable calculators, pencil, drawing pens, erasers, graphed papers and other tools for sketching purposes. Also, bring a copy of Rules VII & VIII of the 2004 Revised IRR of P.D. no. 1096 ” 1977 National Building Code of the Philippine (NBCP)” which may be downloaded for free from the latest publication section of the PRBoA website: www.architectureboard.ph
Candidates are not allowed to leave the examination rooms, borrow anything or communicate with one another on any subject matter. Every candidate is required to bring food (placed inside transparent/plastic bags) inside during the examination. Food of any kind carried by any person intended for the candidate during the examination is not allowed.
List of SPLBE Program for September 2016:
- Certified Plant Mechanics
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
- Civil Engineers
- Dentists (Written)
- Electronics Engineers
- Electronics Technicians
- Environmental Planners
- Master Plumbers
- Mechanical Engineers
- Nurses (NLE)
- Professional Teachers (LET)
- Radiologic Technologists
- Registered Electrical Engineers (REE)
- Registered Master Electricians
- Respiratory Therapists
- X-Ray Technologists
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