Program & Schedules: June 2018 Nursing (NLE) Board Exam

By | August 18, 2018 at 3:21 pm

Program Schedules June 2018 Nursing NLE Board Exam

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and Professional Regulatory Board for Nursing set out the program and schedules for the June 2018 Nurses Licensure Examination (NLE), also known as Nursing Board Exam.


The aforementioned nursing board exam will take place on June 3 & 4, 2018 in the selected school located from testing centers in Manila, all regional offices, and Zamboanga.


The opening of online processing already started on February 23, 2018, and the deadline for application is on April 24, 2018.


Under the Republic Act No. 7164 – otherwise known as “The Philippine Nursing Act of 1991” that in order to be admitted to the examination for nurses, an applicant must, at the time of filing his/her application, establish to the satisfaction of the Board that:

  1. The aspirant must be a citizen of the Philippines or a citizen or subject of a country which permits Filipino nurses to practice within its territorial limits on the same basis as the subject or citizen of such country: Provided, That the requirements for the registration or licensing of nurses in said country are substantially the same as those prescribed in this Act;
  2. With good moral character; and
  3. A holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from a college or university that complies with the standards of nursing education duly recognized by the proper government agency.


Nursing Board Exam Schedule
Sunday, June 3, 2018
6:30 A.M. – &:45 A.M. General Instructions / Filing out of Forms
8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. Nursing Practice I

(Community Health Nursing)

11:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. Nursing Practice II

(Care Healthy/ At Risk Mother and Child)

2:30 P.M. – $:30 P.M. Nursing Practice III

(Care of Clients  with Physiologic and Psychosocial Alterations (Part A))

Monday, June 4, 2018
8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. Nursing Practice IV
(Care of Clients  with Physiologic and Psychosocial Alterations (Part B))
11:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. Nursing Practice V
(Care of Clients  with Physiologic and Psychosocial Alterations (Part C))


Check your school/building/room assignment at PRC website or on our page ( two (2) to three (3) working days before the examination.

As instruction given by PRC, on the day of the examination, all examinees must report to the school/building/room assignment not later than 6:30 A.M. Late examinees will not be admitted, examination fees for late examinees will also be forfeited.

Examinees are required to observe the dress code of Clinical Uniform with white shoes and white socks (male); white stockings (female); without nameplate, school insignia/logo and pin or School Uniform. For pregnant female – White Clinical Scrub Suit.

Also, examinees shall bring the following requirements on examination proper. The Notice of Admission (NOA), Official Receipt, Pencils No. 1 or 2/ Black ink ballpen, metered-stamped mailing envelope, long brown and plastic/transparent envelopes.

Examinees will be ground for cancellation of examination when they are non-compliance with test instructions.

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.


To pass the nursing examination, an examinee must obtain a general average of at least seventy-five percent (75%) with a rating of not below sixty percent (60%) in any subject.

An examinee who obtains an average rating of seventy-five percent (75%) or higher but gets a rating below sixty percent (60%) in any subject must take the examination again but only in the subject or subjects where he/she is rated below sixty percent (60%).

To pass the succeeding examination, an examinee must obtain a rating of at least seventy-five percent (75%) in the subject or subjects repeated.


The said NLE program is signed and approved by Glenda S. Arquiza, Chairman of Professional Regulatory Board of Nursing.

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