Chemistry Licensure Board Exam: Requirements and Coverage

The official schedule for the 2021 Chemistry licensure examinations has been released by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC). Similarly, the PRC declared the date for filing of applications, online processing as well as the deadline of filing.

In this article, we will cover all the requirements you’ll be needing to get started on your Chemistry Board Exams journey – as well as what will be covered so you’ll get a head start in preparing to take the series of tests.

Chemistry Board Exam Requirements

The below are the prerequisites for applying to the Chemistry Licensure Examination in 2021:

1. Must be a Filipino citizen and resident, or a foreign citizen from a country or state that has reciprocity with the Philippines in the practice of chemistry.

2. A Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or a similar degree is required.

3. Transcript of Records with Scanned Image and Comments “For Board Exam Purposes” which can be obtained from your school or university.

4. One (1) Certificate of Moral Character from one of the following sources:

  • Barangay
  • Church
  • School
  • Employer

5. Valid NBI Clearance (First Timers & Repeaters)

6. Thesis Title Page and Approval Sheet (*Thesis should be noted in the Transcript of Records)

7. NSO / PSA Birth Certificate

8. NSO / PSA Marriage Contract (for married female applicants)

9. Payment: P900.00 – complete

Chemistry Board Exam Coverage

The following subjects will be included in the Chemistry Licensure Exams in 2021:

  • Organic Chemistry – The fundamentals of organic chemistry, including characterization of organic compounds and Biochemistry reactions.
  • Inorganic Chemistry – fundamentals of periodicity and inorganic reactions, including transition metal chemistry; and characterization of inorganic compounds are all included in this course.
  • Analytical Chemistry – This class introduces the basics of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis, as well as instrumental analysis.
  • Physical Chemistry – Physical chemistry concepts, including introductory quantum theory, thermodynamics and equilibria, and chemical kinetics.

Passing Grade

An examinee must receive a general average of at least seventy percent (70 percent) and no ranking less than fifty percent (50 percent ) in any subject in order to obtain his or her license. If the examinee fails the board exam but receives a grade of at least 70% in any two (2) subjects, he or she is automatically qualified as a chemical technician.

You must complete the initial registration process for the oath-taking ceremony after completing the Chemistry Licensure Board Exam. Simply follow our PRC online registration guide to complete your initial registration quickly and easily.