Room Assignments: January 2017 (ALE) Architect Board Exam

By | January 5, 2017

Room Assignments January 2017 ALE Architect Board Exam The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that the room / building / school assignments for January 2017 Architects Licensure Examination (ALE) also known as Architect Board Exam is available here once officially release online. 

PRC and Professional Regulatory Board of Architecture (PRBoA) will administer the aforementioned examination for one thousand six hundred four (1,604) examinees on  January 27 (Friday) and 29 (Sunday), 2017 in following cities:

Manila | BaguioCebu | DavaoLegazpi

In Two (2) days licensure exam, covers the following topics:

  • First Day – Friday (January 27, 2017) – 60% of weight – History and Theory of Architecture; Principles of Planning; Architecture Practice (30%). Utilities Systems/Structural Conceptualization/Building Materials and Construction (30%)
  • Second Day – Sunday (January 29, 2017) – 40% of weight – Architectural Design and Site Planning


  1. Your school/building assignment will be posted at the PRC premises two or three days before the examination. Bring your Notice of Admission when you verify your school/building assignment. Visit your school/building assignment prior to the day of the examination.
  2. Report to the school/building assignment before 6:30 A.M. on the first day of examination to verify your room and seat number. Be punctual, late examinees will not be admitted. Examination fee of ABSENT examinees will be forfeited.
  3. Examinees are required to wear the following attire every examination day.
    • Male Examinees – White polo or t-shirts with collar, tucked-in
    • Female Examinees – White blouses or t-shirts with collar.
  4. Bring the following on examination day:
    • Notice of Admission
    • Official Receipt
    • One piece metered-stamped window mailing envelope
    • Two or more pencils (No. 2)
    • Ball pen with BLACK ink only
    • One piece long brown envelope
    • One piece long transparent/plastic envelope (for keeping your valuables and other allowed items)
  5. The following are PROHIBITED inside the examination premises/rooms
    • Books, notes, review materials, and other printed materials containing coded data/information/formula
    • CELLULAR PHONES, beepers, portable computers or similar gadgets/devices.
    • Bags of any kind (ladies bag, shoulder bags, attache case, backpacks, etc.
    • Other examination aides not stated on this program

    NOTE: PRC will not be answerable for prohibited items that will be lost.

  6. Read carefully and follow the instruction on your Notice of Admission and EXAMINEES GUIDE.


  1. On the second day (January 29, 2017), every candidate is required to bring to the examination room architect scales (English and Metric Scales), 30 X 60 and 45 degree triangles, protractors, calculators, pencils, drawing pens, erasers, graphed paper and other tools for sketching purposes.
  2. Download copy of Rules VII and VIII of the 2004 Revised IRR of p.D. No. 1096 “1977 National Building Code of the Philippines (NBCP).
  3. Free download only from the Latest Publication Section of PRBoA Website at
  4. Candidates will not be allowed to leave the examination room, borrow anything or communicate with one another on any subject matter. Every candidate is required to bring his/her lunch and/or supper (placed inside transparent/plastic bags) with him/her during the examination. No food of any kind carried by any persons intended for any candidate during the progress of the examination shall be entertained by watchers or received by any candidate.

PRC encouraged all examinees to review and follow the Prohibited Acts inside the Examination Room.

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