CLE RESULT: April 2023 Criminology board exam list of passers

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Board of Criminology released results of April 2023 Criminologist board exam or Criminology Licensure Exam (CLE) on Thursday, May 4, 2023 or in 16 working days from the last day of exams. The official list of passers, top 10 (topnotchers), top performing schools and performance of schools are available on this page as announced online.

As announced, 4,139 out of 13,000 (31.84%) passed the exams.

The result of examination with respect to one (1) examinee was withheld pending final determination of his/her liabilities under the rules and regulations governing licensure examinations.

PRC conducted the Criminology board exam on April 3, 4 and 5 (Monday to Wednesday) in Manila, Baguio, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Calapan, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, Zamboanga, Antique, Bacolod, Bayambang, Bohol, Calbayog City, Cauayan, Dumaguete, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Kidapawan, Occidental Mindoro, Naga, and Palawan.

The first CLE this year was originally scheduled on June 4-6 but PRC, Board of Directors and Board of Criminology agreed to set new schedule "in order to ease the burden of the Regional Offices and the Licensure Office in the conduct of large-scale examination."

The members of the Board of Criminology who gave the licensure examination are Hon. Ramil G. Gabao, Chairman; Hon. George O. Fernandez, Hon. Lani T. Palmones and Hon. Warren M. Corpuz, Members.


Roll of Successful Examinees in the

Held on APRIL 3, 2023 & FF. DAYS
Released on MAY 4, 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.

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.


The three-day exam covered the following subjects: criminal law, jurisprudence and procedure, law enforcement administration, crime detection and investigation, forensic science, correctional administration and criminology.


According to PRC Resolution No. 1597 (B) series 2022 in setting new schedule for the 2023 Licensure Examination for Criminologists, the target release of April 2023 CLE result is on Thursday, May 4, 2023 or in 17 working days after the exam.

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

We advise examinees to monitor announcement of results from May 2, 2023 (Monday).


In the December 2022 Criminologist Licensure Exam, PRC released results in thirty (30) working days from the last day of examination. A total of 11,098 out of 33,489 hurdled 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 hurdled 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 from the last day of examination. A total of 11,610 out of 33,983 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 November 2019 Criminology board exams, 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 exams, results were released after thirteen (13) working days. PRC named 7,998 out of 20,797 (38.46%) 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 summary of previous CLE results:

Exam Date Total Examinees Total Passers Passing Rate Days before results release
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 RESULT: April 2023 Criminology board exam list of passers

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 (


  1. sana makapasa kapatid ko sa CLE 2023

  2. ❤️❤️❤️👏🏻

  3. good luck po sa lahat

  4. what time po release ng CLE result today? pasend po ng list of passers

  5. Waiting. Praying for my brother to pass the exam.

  6. praying for my son to pass the exam inshallah

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