RESULT: November 2017 Geologist Board Exam

By | November 13, 2018 at 2:19 pm
Manila, Philippines – The November 2017 Geologist Licensure Examination also known as Geologist Board Exam result will be released online. Once it becomes available, the full list of passers, top 10 (top notchers), top performing and performance of schools will be posted here.

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) together with the Professional Regulatory Board of Geology administered the aforementioned examination on November 14, 15 & 16, 2017 in Manila and Davao testing center.


prc geologist Board Exam Result November 2017
Update: 11/20/2017
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 183 out of 453 passed the Geologist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Geology in Manila this November 2017.
The members of the Board of Geology who gave the licensure examination are Rolando E. Peña, Chairman; Elmer B. Billedo and Benjamin S. Austria, Members.



Based on the PRC Resolution No. 2016-1019 Series of 2016, entitled “Schedule of Licensure Examination for the Year 2017”, the target release date for the result of November 2017 Geologist Board Exam will be on November 21, 2017 (Tuesday). However, the result may be released earlier or later without prior notice.


The three (3) days examination covered the following topics:

  • General Geology – Covering the Earth as a Planet, Structural Geology and The Plate Tectonics Theory, Earth Materials, Earth Processes and Landforms, and Stratigraphy, Historical Geology: The Earth, Philippines, and Southeast Asia

  • Petrology and Mineralogy – Covering Chemistry, Crystallography, Physical and Optical Properties of Minerals, Common Rock Forming Minerals, Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks and Petrographic Techniques

  • Applied Geology – Covering Geologic Resources Applied Geology, Analytical Methods and Tools, and Geology as a Profession


A total of 189 out of 395 passed the Geologist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Geology in Manila this November 2016.

University of the Philippines (UP-Diliman) declared the top performing school for having 75 out of 66 board exam takers passed or 88% overall passing rate.

Graduates of  UP-Diliman dominated the passers in the said examination.


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