University of the Philippines Los Baños
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 08:48

UPLB gains 99% passing rate in forester board exam

One hundred thirty-six new licensed foresters out of 137 examinees, or a 99.27% passing rate.

This is how UPLB performed in the September 2017 Forester Licensure Examination given by the Professional Regulation Commission.

The university again made it as the lone top performing school in the said exam, a recognition it has been enjoying for the past many years.

Leading UPLB’s new foresters are topnotchers Jaena Naejan Evangelista Tiongco (90.90%), Marie Jessica Cabasal Gabriel (90.00%), Allan Patricio Quilloy Tandang (89.70%), and Lemuel Lim Tolosa (89.35%) at second, sixth, eighth, and tenth places, respectively.

The national passing rate is 48.65%, with 721 passers out of 1,482 examinees. (Mark Jayson E. Gloria, with information from