Pharmacy - board exam passing rates

Displaying the Pharmacist 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)
March 2018 62% 55% passing rates by schools
August 2017 67% 54% passing rates by schools
March 2017 71% 65%
June 2016 68% 50%
January 2016 67% 54%
July 2015 75% 63%
January 2015 65% 56%
June 2014 66% 54%
January 2014 60% 53%
June 2013 71% 58%
January 2013 65% 54%
July 2012 77% 63%
January 2012 62% 51%
June 2011 73% 53%
January 2011 64% 50%
June 2010 79% 68%
January 2010 57% 44%
July 2009 - 59%
January 2009 69% 56%
June 2008 - 55%
January 2008 - 51%
July 2007 - 56%
January 2007 - 54%
July 2006 - 55%
January 2005 - 56%


Passing Rates by Regions

Region Passing Rate (first timers only)
Region V (Bicol Region) 78% 29 of 37
CAR (Cordillera Administrative Region) 78% 1,682 of 2,137
NCR (Metro Manila) 78% 8,050 of 10,233
Region VIII (Eastern Visayas) 74% 211 of 285
Region XI (Davao) 73% 1,555 of 2,106
Region VI (Western Visayas) 72% 1,283 of 1,761
Region III (Central Luzon) 68% 1,018 of 1,479
Region IV-A (Calabarzon) 59% 829 of 1,405
Region VII (Central Visayas) 57% 1,733 of 3,011
Region I (Ilocos Region) 56% 1,189 of 2,103
Region II (Cagayan Valley) 52% 513 of 975
Region XII (Soccsksargen) 44% 232 of 525
Region X (Northern Mindanao) 41% 263 of 631
Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula) 38% 315 of 812
ARMM (ARMM) 0% of 7
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