NLE Results : December 2012 Nursing Board Exam Results Released

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that 16,908 out of 49,066 passed the December 2012 Nursing Licensure Examination (NLE) administered by the Board of Nursing in key cities in the country. Glucyl Alvero of Colegio de Sta. Lourdes in Leyte led the passers with a score of 85.80 percent. Below are the top 10 examinees:

Registration for the issuance of professional ID and Certificate of Registration is from January 22-25, 2012. The requirements are as follows:
  • Duly accomplished Oath of Professional (Panunumpa ng Propesyonal) form
  • Current Community Tax Certificate (cedula),
  • 2 pieces passport size picture (colored with white background and complete name tag)
  • 1 piece 1x1 picture (colored with white background and complete name tag)
  • 2 sets of metered documentary stamps
  • 1 short brown envelope with name and profession
  • Initial Registration Fee of P600
  • Annual Registration Fee of P450 for 2013-2016
Oath-taking ceremony details will be announced later. For the meantime, here is the complete list of passes:




Oversupply of Nurses as Demand Weakens

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) continues to be the most enrolled college course in the country. This board exam for example saw over 49 thousand examinees  That does not include those who decided not to take the exam last December but includes those who took the exam again after failure in the past.

There are still many parents and students who believe that there is still big demand for Nurses both locally and abroad. But recent reports from the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) says otherwise. Based on their latest study, the previous demand for Nurses has reversed. Now the most in-demand jobs in the local job market for professionals is Accounting and Engineering.

The report further added that the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is now controlling the oversupply of Nurses in the market by closing down schools who are not qualified to teach the said profession.


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