PNLE RESULT: May 2024 nursing board exam list of passers

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Board of Nursing (BoN) released results of May 2024 Philippine nurses licensure examination (PNLE) or nursing board exam on Monday, May 13 or in four (4) working days after the last day of exam. The complete list of passers, top 10 (topnotchers), top performing schools and performance of schools are available on this page as announced online.

As announced, 7,749 out of 11,116 (69.71%) passed the exams.

The results of examination with respect to two (2) examinees were withheld pending final determination of their liabilities under the rules and regulations governing licensure examinations.

PRC administered the nursing board exam on May 6 and 7, 2024 in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Calapan, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Palawan, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga.

The members of the Board of Nursing who gave the licensure examination are Hon. Elsie A. Tee, Chairman; Hon. Carmelita C. Divinagracia, Hon. Elizabeth C. Lagrito (inhibited), Hon. Zenaida C. Gagno, Hon. Marylou B. Ong, Hon. Merle L. Salvani and Hon. Leah Primitiva S. Paquiz, Members.


Roll of Successful Examinees in the

Held on MAY 6 & 7, 2024
Released on MAY 13, 2024


Registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be done on-line. Please go to and follow instructions for initial registration.

Date of Registration: Starting June 19, 2024

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

According to Section 16, of Republic Act No. 9173, “all successful candidates in the examination shall be required to take an oath of professional before the Board or any government official authorized to administer oaths prior to entering upon the nursing practice.”


PNLE's verification of ratings (passers, non-passers and removal) can be done online.

Visit PRC's "Verification of Rating" service and provide the required information to verify your identity. Note that this will be available in few working days after the release of results.


The May 2024 nursing board exam has drawn basic knowledge, skills and attitudes in the major subject areas i.e. Fundamentals of Nursing including Professional Adjustments, Maternal and Child Nursing, Community Health and Communicable Disease Nursing, Nursing of Adolescents, adults and aged and Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing.

The examination tested competencies in relation to the 11 key areas of responsibility contained in the Competency Standards of Nursing Practice in the Philippines. These areas are categorized as follows:

1. Patient Care Competencies (safe and quality nursing care, communication, collaboration and teamwork, health education)

2. Empowering Competencies (legal responsibilities, ethico-moral spiritual responsibilities and personal and professional


3. Enabling competencies (management of resources and enviromment and records management)

4. Enhancing competencies (research and quality improvement)

PNLE is compposed of five (5) parts namely:

  • Nursing Practice I (Community Health Nursing)
  • Nursing Practice II (Care of Healthy/At Risk Mother and Child)
  • Nursing Practice III (Care of Clients with Physiologic and Psychosocial Alternations - Part A)
  • Nursing Practice IV (Care of Clients with Physiologic and Psychosocial Alternations - Part B)
  • Nursing Practice V (Care of Clients with Physiologic and Psychosocial Alternations - Part C)


According to PRC Resolution No. 1728 s. 2023, the target release of nurse board exam results is on Friday, May 17, 2024 or in eight (8) working days.

However, results may be released ahead of the target or on later date without prior notice. We advise takers to monitor announcement of results between May 15 and 21 or in 6-10 working days.


In the November 2023 Philippine Nurses Licensure Exam (PNLE), PRC announced results in fourteen (14) working days. A total of 25,761 out of 32,203 successfully hurdled the exams. Aristotle Calayan Castronuevo from Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila and Cris Vinz Corpuz Tomboc from West Visayas State University- La Paz tied on highest spot with 91.00%.

In the May 2023 Nurses Licensure Exams, PRC released results in ten (10) working days. The agency named 10,764 out of 14,364 who passed the exams. Cristin Bagang Pangan from University of the Philippines (UP)-Manila earned the highest spot with 91.60%.

In the November 2022 Nursing board exams, results were released online after twelve (12) working days. PRC named 18,529 out of 24,903 who successfully passed the exams. Abigail Garganta Ramirez from Saint Paul University - Dumaguete clinched the highest place with 90.00%.

In the May 2022 PNLE, PRC announced results in nine (9) working days. A total of 6,616 out of 9,729 passed the exams. Keziah Kyleen Galit Gonzales from Emilio Aguinaldo College - Manila and Nora Jane Bacarisas Staveley from Our Lady of Fatima University - Valenzuela topped the board with identical grade of 90.00%.

Here's the statistics of previous nursing board exam results:

Exam Date Total Examinees Total Passers Passing Rate Days before results release
November 2023 32,203 25,761 80.00% 14
May 2023 14,364 10,764 74.94% 10
November 2022 24,903 18,529 74.40% 12
May 2022 9,729 6,616 68.00% 9
November 2021 11,828 6,086 51.45% 12
July 2021 7,746 5,008 64.65% 10
November 2019 13,816 7,627 55.20% 14
June 2019 9,691 5,059 52.20% 12
November 2018 12,033 4,811 39.98% 14
June 2018 9,873 4,326 43.82% 9
November 2017 12,869 5,875 45.65% 11
June 2017 11,176 3,882 34.74% 8
November 2016 14,322 6,836 47.73% 12
June 2016 14,184 6,183 43.59% 9
November 2015 18,500 9,114 49.26% 24
May 2015 17,891 9,707 54.26% 16
November 2014 26,690 15,292 57.29% 29
May 2014 29,188 11,225 38.46% 23


PNLE RESULT: May 2024 nursing board exam list of passers

PRC Board News will update this page once we got reliable information from our sources. Similar with the previous board exams, takers can expect exact release date of results by always visiting this site and our social media pages.

You may also monitor release of results on PRC's official website (

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