FULL RESULTS: August 2021 Mining Engineer board exam MELE passers, top 10

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on Monday, August 16, released the full results of August 2021 Mining Engineer licensure exam (MELE), which includes the list of passers, topnotchers (top 10), top performing school and performance of schools.

As announced, 206 out of 274 passed the exams.

PRC administered the Mining Engineer board exam on August 9, 10, and 11, 2021 in Baguio, Cebu, Legazpi, and Koronadal.

MELE was originally scheduled on July 12, 13, and 14, 2021 but was postponed pursuant to Resolution No. 1378 (s. 2021). Few days before the tests, PRC announced the cancellation of exams in the National Capital Region (NCR) pursuant to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) Resolution No. 130-A (s. 2021).

The members of the Board of Mining Engineering who gave the licensure examination are Rufino B. Bomasang and Augusto C. Villaluna, Members.

Roll of Successful Examinees in the

Held on AUGUST 9, 2021 & FF. DAYS
Released on AUGUST 16, 2021

The successful examinees who garnered the ten (10) highest places in the August 2021 Mining Engineer board exam are the following:

The top performing school in the August 2021 Mining Engineer Licensure Examination as per Commission Resolution No. 2017-1058 (C) series of 2017: WITH 30 OR MORE EXAMINEES AND WITH AT LEAST 80% PASSING PERCENTAGE

Here's the performance of schools in the August 2021 Mining Engineer Licensure Examination in alphabetical order as per R.A. 8981 otherwise known as PRC Modernization Act of 2000 Section 7(m) "To monitor the performance of schools in licensure examinations and publish the results thereof in a newspaper of national circulation":


From September 20 to September 21, 2021, registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be done on-line. Please go to www.prc.gov.ph and follow instructions for initial registration.

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

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

The oathtaking ceremony of the successful examinees in the said examination as well as the previous ones who have not taken their Oath of Professional will be announced later.


All examinees of the recent Mining Engineer board exam may verify their ratings online through PRC's verification of rating page. Just enter the required information in the appropriate fields to verify your identity.


The three-day examination covered mining engineering I, II and III subjects.

Mining Engineering I (35%) includes mineral prospecting and exploration, sampling and ore reserve estimation, mining methods, mine planning, designing and developments, ventilation and mine safety, rock mechanics in mining engineering and applied mathematics in mine mathematics.

Mining Engineering II (35%) covers mineral economics, mine evaluation and feasibility studies, applied mathematics in mining engineering, mine management and computer application, mine and mineral land surveying and mining law and ethics.

Mining Engineering III (30%) includes general geology, mineralogy and petrology, economics geology, structural geology, principles of metallurgy, mineral processsing and assaying and applied mathematics in geology and mineral engineering and ecology.


In the August 2019 Mining Engineer exams, PRC announced results in just one (1) working day. A total of 310 out of 375 passed the series of tests.

PRC also released results of August 2018 MELE in 1 working day. A total of 282 out of 326 successfully hurdled the exams.

FULL RESULTS: August 2021 Mining Engineer board exam

PRC Board News will update this page immediately once the results are out online. You may also monitor release of results on PRC's official website (prc.gov.ph).
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