University of the Philippines Los Baños
Friday, 12 May 2017 15:39

UPLB scores 96% passing rate in civil eng’g board exam

With 25 passers out of 26 takers, UPLB registered a 96.15% passing percentage in the May 2017 Civil Engineer Licensure Examination.

Leading UPLB’s new civil engineers is Jan Carlo Marcelo Castro, who landed in third place in the  top ten. His rating is 93.20%.

The national passing rate is 35.92%, with 2,514 passers out of 6,998 who took the examination nationwide.

UPLB had earlier garnered 96% passing percentage in another licensure examination, specifically the professional board examination for agriculturists. (Mark Jayson E. Gloria, with reports from