NLE RESULTS: May 2023 nursing board exam list of passers, top 10

MANILA, Philippines – The May 2023 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 Saturday, June 10, 2023 or in ten (10) working days after the last day of exam.

As announced, 10,764 out of 14,364 passed the exams.

The result of examination with respect to one (1) examinee was withheld for final determination of his/her liabilities under the rules and regulations governing licensure examinations.

The first regular NLE this year was conducted on May 28 and 29, 2023 in Manila, Baguio, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Calapan, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Palawan, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, Zamboanga, and Palawan.


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

Roll of Successful Examinees in the

Held on MAY 28 & 29, 2023
Released on JUNE 10, 2023

May 2023 NLE Results by TheSummitExpress on Scribd


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.

Date of Registration: July 31, August 1-4, August 7-11, August 14-18, August 22-25 and August 29-31, 2023

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.”


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 PRC Resolution No. 1589 s. 2022, the target release of nurse board exam results is on Friday, June 9, 2023 or in nine (9) working days.

However, results may be released ahead of the target or on later date without prior notice.

UPDATE: PRC announced Friday the extension of date of May 2023 NLE results from June 9 until June 16, 2023.

To quote, "The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) informs the public that the date of release of results of the May 2023 Nursing Licensure Examination (NLE) is extended from June 9, 2023, until June 16, 2023, but without prejudice to the earlier release of the May 2023 NLE results prior to June 16, 2023, when circumstances warrant."


In the November 2022 Nursing Licensure Exams, results were released online after twelve (12) working days. PRC named 18,529 out of 24,903 who successfully passed the exams. Abigail Garganta Ramirez from Saint Paul University - Dumaguete clinched the highest spot with 90.00%.

In the May 2022 NLE, PRC released results in nine (9) working days. A total of 6,616 out of 9,729 passed the exams. Far Eastern University (FEU)-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation topped the schools with 98.28% or 57 out of 58 passed. Keziah Kyleen Galit Gonzales from Emilio Aguinaldo College - Manila and Nora Jane Bacarisas Staveley from Our Lady of Fatima University - Valenzuela topped the board with identical grade of 90.00%.

In the November 2021 NLE, PRC released results in twelve (12) working days. A total of 6,086 out of 11,828 passed the exams. University of Santo Tomas (UST) was the top performing school with 100% passing rate or all 58 takers passed. Kiarra Belle Arante Poblador from Silliman University aced the board with 89.40%.

In the July 2021 NLE, 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. 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%.

Here's the statistics of NLE board exam in the past 16 exams:

Exam Date Total Examinees Total Passers Passing Rate Days before results release
November 2022 24,903 18,529 74.40% 12
May 2022 9,729 6,616 68.00% 9
November 2021 11,828 6,086 51.45% 12
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: May 2023 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.

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. Sana makasama sa list of passers. RN na today

  2. what time po release ng NLE result may 2023. Yung SPLE kasi lumabas na

  3. Tagal lumabas 🥺. Patay na ung baboy dto sa bahay eh 😂

  4. sana makapasa sa nle

  5. ang tagal nman ng result. Naka ilang refresh na ako eh

  6. ano oras e release result po .

  7. Mukhang today June 10 ang labas ng May 2023 NLE results. Yung SPLE kasi ang date na nakalagay June 10 din pero naka published agad. Baka nagkaroon ng issue sa ilang takers kaya medyo na delay releasing ng results

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