NLE RESULTS: November 2021 nursing board exam list of passers, top 10

MANILA, Philippines – (Updated December 10) The November 2021 nurse licensure examination (NLE) results or nursing board exam full list of passers, top 10 (topnotchers), top performing schools and performance of schools are released by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and Board of Nursing (BoN) on December 10, 2021 or in 12 working days after the last day of exam.

As announced, 6,086 out of 11,828 (51.45%) passed the exams. The result of examination with respect to one (1) examinee was withheld as per Board Resolution No. 08 dated December 10, 2021.

The second NLE during the COVID-19 era was conducted on Sunday and Monday, November 21 and 22, in Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga.


The members of the Board of Nursing who gave the licensure examination are Elsie A. Tee, Chairman; Carmelita C. Divinagracia, Carfredda P. Dumlao, Zenaida C. Gagno, Elizabeth C. Lagrito, Marylou B. Ong and Merle L. Salvani, Members.

Roll of Successful Examinees in the

Held on NOVEMBER 21 & 22, 2021
Released on DECEMBER 10, 2021


From January 10 to January 19 and January 21 to January 28, 2022, registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be done on-line. Please go to and follow instructions for initial registration.

Those who will register are required to bring the following:
  • downloaded duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal
  • notice of admission (for identification only)
  • 2 pieces passport sized pictures (colored with white background and complete name tag)
  • 2 sets of documentary stamps
  • 1 piece short brown envelope

Pursuant to Section 16, of Republic Act No. 9173, “all successful candidates in the examination shall be required to take an oath of professional before the Board or any government official authorized to administer oaths prior to entering upon the nursing practice.”

Due to pandemic, oathtaking ceremony of the new successful examinees will be done virtual or online. The online oathtaking application system (e-oath) can be accessed at Licensure Examination and Registration Information System (LERIS).

READ: Step-by-step guide: PRC online oathtaking (e-oath) application system


NLE's verification of ratings (passers, non-passers and removal) can be done online.

Visit PRC's "Verification of Rating" service and provide the required information to verify your identity. Note that this will be available in few working days after the release of results.


The two-day exam covered competencies in relation to the 11 key areas of responsibility contained in the Competency Standards of Nursing Practice in the Philippines. These areas are categorized as follows: patient care, empowering, enabling and enhancing competencies.

The five (5) parts of the NLE are the following:
  • Nursing Practice I (Community Health Nursing)
  • Nursing Practice II (Care of Healthy/At Risk Mother and Child)
  • Nursing Practice III (Care of Clients with Physiologic and Psychosocial Alternations - Part A)
  • Nursing Practice IV (Care of Clients with Physiologic and Psychosocial Alternations - Part B)
  • Nursing Practice V (Care of Clients with Physiologic and Psychosocial Alternations - Part C)


Based on the original schedule of exams (November 20 and 21), the target release of nurse board exam results is on December 14, 2021.

However, results may be released ahead of the target or on later date without prior notice. We advise takers to monitor release of results between December 6 and 17 or in 9-17 working days after the exams.


In the July 2021 Nursing Licensure Exams, PRC announced results after ten (10) working days. A total of 5,008 out of 7,746 passed the exams. Saint Louis University (SLU) was the top 1 performing school with 100% passing rate or all 75 takers passed. Haydee Soriano Bacani from Philippine Women's University - Manila grabbed the highest spot with 89.40%.

In the November 2019 NLE, PRC released results after fourteen (14) working days. A total of 7,627 out of 13,816 successfuly hurdled the exams. University of Santo Tomas (UST), SLU and De La Salle Med. & Health Sciences Institute topped the schools with 100% passing rate. Shaina Kei Cruiz Watanabe from Davao Doctors College, Inc. led the passers with 89.60%.

In the June 2019 exams, results were made available online after twelve (12) working days. PRC named 5,059 out of 9,691 who passed the licensure exams. West Visayas State University (WVSU) - La Paz, Xavier University and Silliman University led the schools with 100% passing rate. Jeremiah Paula Austria Caceres from Angeles University Foundation and Almira Louise Olete Hinsoy from WVSU - La Paz aced the board with identical grade of 87.40%.

In the November 2018 exams, PRC also announced results in 14 working days. A total of 4,811 out of 12,033 passed the licensure exams. UST topped the schools with 100% passing rate. UST graduate Jennifer Jacob Quirante led the passers with 87.80%.

Here's the summary of NLE board exam in the past 13 exams:

Exam Date Total Examinees Total Passers Passing Rate Days before results release
July 2021 7,746 5,008 64.65% 10
November 2019 13,816 7,627 55.20% 14
June 2019 9,691 5,059 52.20% 12
November 2018 12,033 4,811 39.98% 14
June 2018 9,873 4,326 43.82% 9
November 2017 12,869 5,875 45.65% 11
June 2017 11,176 3,882 34.74% 8
November 2016 14,322 6,836 47.73% 12
June 2016 14,184 6,183 43.59% 9
November 2015 18,500 9,114 49.26% 24
May 2015 17,891 9,707 54.26% 16
November 2014 26,690 15,292 57.29% 29
May 2014 29,188 11,225 38.46% 23


NLE RESULTS: November 2021 nursing board exam list of passers, top 10

The Summit Express, together with PRC Board News, will deliver updates before the official release of NLE results. We will update this page once we got reliable information from our sources.

December 9, 2021 update: Reliable source hinted that results might be released on Friday, December 10.

Monitor this page more often for more announcements and updates related to nursing board exam. You may also check the official website of PRC ( for the results.

— The Summit Express


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  1. kaya po ba marelease ang NLE result tonight december 6 2021?

  2. gusto ko na po makatulog ng maayos. kagabi pa ako naghihintay eh. papasa po ba ako?

    Jema S

  3. RN allahumma ameen.

  4. ANG TAGAL naman po ng release ng NLE result. sana po isa ako sa mapasama sa list of passers

  5. kailan ba lalabas ang result????

  6. Grabe kaba ko para sa asawa ko,sana lumabas na today yun result😇

  7. jusko eto na possible ata ngayong morning ilabas result ng NLE. WOOH RN na ako

  8. salamat at pumasa po ako. RN na

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