CLE RESULTS: August 2023 Criminologist board exam list of passers, top 10

MANILA, Philippines – The August 2023 Criminologist board exam or Criminology Licensure Exam (CLE) results, which include the alphabetical list of passers, top 10 (topnotchers), top performing school and performance of schools, are released online on September 18, 2023 or in 14 working days from the last day of exams.

As announced, 5,743 out of 17,576 (32.68%) passed the exams.

The results of examination with respect to three (3) examinees were withheld pending final determination of their liabilities under the rules and regulations governing licensure examinations.

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Board of Criminology administered the second CLE this year on August 25, 26 and 27 (Friday to Sunday) in Manila, Baguio, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Calapan (Oriental Mindoro), Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, San Fernando (Pampanga), Tacloban, Tuguegarao, Zamboanga, Antique, Bacolod, Bohol, Cauayan (Isabela), Dumaguete, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Kidapawan, Occidental Mindoro, Naga, and Palawan, Valencia and in the Municipality of Rosales, and Bayambang (Pangasinan).

The examination was originally scheduled on November 24-26, 2023 but PRC, Board of Directors and Board of Criminology agreed to set new schedule for CLE "in order to ease the burden of the Regional Offices and the Licensure Office in the conduct of large-scale examination."

The Board of Criminology is composed of Hon. Ramil G. Gabao, Chairman; Hon. Lani T. Palmones and Hon. Warren M. Corpuz, Members.


Roll of Successful Examinees in the

Held on AUGUST 25, 2023 & FF. DAYS
Released on SEPTEMBER 18, 2023


PRC said that registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be done on-line. Visit the official website of PRC ( and follow instructions for initial registration.

Date of Registration: November 3, November 6 - 10 and November 13 - 15, 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

The successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.

The date and venue for the oathtaking ceremony of the new successful examinees in the said examination WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER, PRC said.


Criminology board exam'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 August 2023 Criminologist board exam covered the following subjects:
  • criminal law, jurisprudence and procedure and law enforcement administration (Day 1)
  • crime detection and investigation and forensic science (Day 2)
  • correctional administration and criminology (Day 3).


According to PRC Resolution No. 1597 (B) on 'Setting the New Schedules of 2023 Licensure Examination for Criminologists', the target release of Criminologist board exam results is on Friday, September 29, 2023 or in 24 working days after the exam.

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

NOTE: Work in government offices in Metro Manila on Friday, September 1 was suspended due to continuous rainfall brought by the Southwest Monsoon, and Super Typhoons “Goring” and “Hanna”. This is pursuant to Memorandum Order No. 30 issued by the Executive Secretary dated August 31, 2023.

We advise examinees to monitor announcement of results from September 25, 2023 (Monday).


In the April 2023 Criminologist Licensure Examination, PRC released results in sixteen (16) working days from the last day of examination. A total of 4,139 out of 13,000 passed the exams. Kenneth Olbita dela Torre from Naga College Foundation led the passers with 89.00%. Cagayan de Oro College was the top performing school with 87.06% or 74 out of 85 passed.

In the December 2022 Criminologist board exam, PRC announced results in thirty (30) working days from the last day of examination. A total of 11,098 out of 33,489 passed the exams. Narcilisa Ponase Talipnao from University of Baguio led the passers with 91.60%. Tarlac State University topped the schools with 100% passing rate or 87 of its takers passed.

In the June 2022 Criminologist board exam, PRC announced results after twenty-nine (29) working days from the last day of examination. A total of 12,698 out of 41,913 passed the exams. Lyen Carel Togonon Garcia from University of Mindanao-Davao City aced the board with 90.70%. University of the Cordilleras was the top performing school with 94.37% passing rate or 134 out of 142 takers passed.

In the December 2021 Criminologist board exam, PRC released results in thirty-one (31) working days. The agency named 11,610 out of 33,983 who passed the series of exams. Brenyl Doning Abilla from University of Mindanao topped the board with 90.75%. King's College of the Phils Inc. - Benguet was the top performing school with 98.97% passing rate or 96 out of 97 passed.

In the last CLE before the pandemic (November 2019), PRC announced results in twenty-two (22) working days. A total of 19,191 out of 43,512 (44.11%) passed the exams. Fahadale Saripada Abbas from John Paul II College led the passers with 91.20%. Cavite State University topped the shools with 98.78% or 81 out of 82 passed.

In the June 2019 Crim board exams, results were released after thirteen (13) working days. PRC listed 7,998 out of 20,797 who passed the series of tests. John Bonrev Roi Villasin Rodas from Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation - Lucena City topped the board with 90.50%. University of the Cordilleras was the top performing school with 100% passing rate or all 101 takers passed.

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

Exam Date Total Examinees Total Passers Passing Rate Days before results release
April 2023 13,000 4,139 31.84% 16
December 2022 33,489 11,098 33.14% 30
June 2022 41,913 12,698 30.30% 29
December 2021 33,983 11,610 34.16% 31
November 2019 43,512 19,191 44.11% 22
June 2019 20,797 7,998 38.46% 13
December 2018 41,341 14,324 34.65% 15
June 2018 21,894 7,307 33.37% 12
December 2017 36,516 13,025 35.67% 21
June 2017 20,819 5,202 24.99% 12
October 2016 34,768 10,901 31.35% 25
April 2016 16,435 3,928 23.90% 11
October 2015 29,591 9,671 32.68% 24
April 2015 14,696 4,337 29.51% 13
October 2014 28,187 12,245 43.44% 26
April 2014 13,873 4,688 33.79% 9


CLE RESULTS: August 2023 Criminologist board exam list of passers, top 10

From time-to-time, monitor updates on release of results and other announcements on The Summit Express. Our partner exam results portal PRC Board News will also have a dedicated page for the recent Crim board exam. You may also visit the official website of PRC ( for more information.

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  1. today po ba release ng CLE Result August 2023?

  2. Ngayon po ba ang result ng CLE? Thank you po

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