Mechanical Engineering - board exam passing rates

Displaying the Mechanical Engineer Licensure Exam overall passing rates for each exam, as well as the accumulated passing rate by region.

Overall Passing Rates

Exam Date Passing Rate
(First Timers)
Passing Rate
(Overall)
February 2018 64% 47% passing rates by schools
September 2017 73% 68% passing rates by schools
September 2017 (abroad) 38% 34%
March 2017 72% 56%
September 2016 (abroad) 20% 22%
September 2016 72% 69%
March 2016 70% 55%
September 2015 58% 55%
September 2015 (abroad) 15% 14%
March 2015 72% 59%
October 2014 82% 77%
October 2014 (abroad) 12% 28%
March 2014 73% 60%
October 2013 (abroad) 29% 33%
September 2013 74% 68%
March 2013 69% 54%
October 2012 (abroad) 24% 34%
September 2012 74% 69%
March 2012 72% 59%
December 2011 (abroad) 35% 31%
September 2011 73% 67%
March 2011 67% 53%
November 2010 (abroad) 35% 26%
September 2010 71% 66%
March 2010 63% 52%
October 2009 66% 60%
April 2009 - 49%
October 2008 - 56%
April 2008 - 56%
October 2007 - 53%
April 2007 - 50%
October 2006 - 49%
April 2006 - 45%


Passing Rates by Regions

Region Passing Rate (first timers only)
ARMM (ARMM) 85% 202 of 237
CAR (Cordillera Administrative Region) 85% 996 of 1,166
Region X (Northern Mindanao) 81% 963 of 1,185
Region XI (Davao) 76% 631 of 823
Region IV-A (Calabarzon) 76% 3,600 of 4,703
Region V (Bicol Region) 74% 1,305 of 1,754
NCR (Metro Manila) 74% 6,726 of 9,022
Region VI (Western Visayas) 73% 1,561 of 2,125
Region XII (Soccsksargen) 72% 475 of 651
Region VII (Central Visayas) 69% 2,780 of 3,985
Region III (Central Luzon) 65% 2,371 of 3,645
Region I (Ilocos Region) 59% 947 of 1,582
Region II (Cagayan Valley) 56% 249 of 440
Region VIII (Eastern Visayas) 56% 703 of 1,239
Region IV-B (Mimaropa) 53% 254 of 472
Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula) 50% 334 of 667
Region XIII (Caraga) 46% 97 of 208
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