FEU Manila places 4th in January 2021 medtech licensure exams

FEU Advocate
February 09, 2021 12:26

By Arabella Rochynne C. Asis 

Far Eastern University (FEU) Manila secured the fourth spot among top-performing schools in the recently concluded January 2021 Medical Technologist Licensure Examination (MTLE), gaining an overall performance rate of 88.89% with 112 passers out of 126 examinees.

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced Tuesday that 1,919 out of 2,835 Medical Technology graduates passed this year’s board exams, translating to an average of 67.69% national passing rate.

FEU Manila also ranked fourth last March 2019 with 95.41% overall school performance rate and registered 208 Tamaraw medical technologists out of 218 takers.

In September 2019, the University obtained a rating of 96.49% to clinch the seventh best-performing institution with 220 passers out of 228 examinees.

Meanwhile, FEU-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation (FEU-NRMF) scored 89.09% with 49 passers out of 55 candidates who completed the examination.

Fred Lawrence Samante of St. Scholastica’s College-Tacloban led the licensure exams with a rating of 91.40%, followed by Angelo Huliganga of FEU-NRMF with a rating of 91.20%.

Bonifacio Coloma and Nathanielle Mae Rosal both from FEU-NRMF also managed to rank fourth and 10th, respectively. Coloma scored 89.80%, while Rosal garnered a rating of 88.80%. 

The board exams were conducted last January 21 and 22 at PRC testing centers by the PRC Board of Medical Technologists. 

The results were released 11 working days after the last day of exams.