UPLB student tops civil engineering exam
MANILA — A graduate from the University of the Philippines Los Baños topped the civil engineering licensure examination held recently.
The Professional Regulation Commission said on Wednesday that Sirven Carandang Garibay garnered the highest score in the exam held in Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Tacloban and Zamboanga on Nov. 12 and 13.
The UP Los Baños graduate garnered a score of 93.2 percent.
University of San Carlos alumni Samuel Eliezer Yu Uy and Selina Dianne King Bernardo ranked second and third, respectively, with corresponding scores of 92.75 percent and 92.65 percent.
Kenneth Suba-an Acas of Father Saturnino Urios University was fourth with 92.2 percent; Lenielle Babon Amatosa of Technological Institute of the Philippines-Manila, fifth, with 92.05 percent; and Alvin Cleofe Sanvictores of Batangas State University-Alangilan, sixth, with a score of 91.95 percent.
John Mervin Cabrador Bocatcat of Camarines Norte State College-Daet ranked seventh, after garnering a score of 91.85 percent; while Peter Paul Esparto Basiloy of University of Eastern Philippines-Catarman, and Kathreen Louise Pascual Del Rosario of Bulacan State University-Malolos shared the eighth slot, with a score of 91.7 percent each.
Three people shared the ninth slot after they each got a score of 91.5 percent: Nikko Sidro Baldevizo Baluyot of UEP-Catarman, Jeremias Yang Marquez Jr. of Cebu Institute of Technology, and Hiroshi Clarin Ueki of UP Diliman.
A USC alumnus, Franz Josef Jucom Ceniza, got the 10th place, with a rating of 91.45 percent.
The top performing school was UP Diliman, with a 96.08 percent passing rate.
UPLB was second, with a passing rate of 95.16 percent; TUP-Manila, with 90.35 percent; and University of Sto. Tomas, with 85.98 percent.
Pangasinan State University-Urdaneta was fifth, after it garnered a passing rate of 85.71 percent.
University of Rizal System-Morong was sixth, with 84.31 percent.
The PRC has announced registration for the issuance of a professional identification card and a certificate of registration will be done online.
Successful examinees should, however, personally register and sign in the roster of registered professionals, the PRC said. SFM/rga