Mapúa graduates top April 2016 licensure examinations

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A graduate of Mapúa Institute of Technology topped the April 2016 Registered Electrical Engineering (REE) board exam.

John Raymond Toledo scored a total of 91.55% in the said examination, earning the number one spot among 808 passers. Aside from Toledo, fellow Mapúans Kerween Balangue, Harvey Chester Manansala, and Raymart Sartin placed 4th, 6th, and 10th, respectively.

Likewise, Mapúa topped the list of performing schools in the 2016 Electronics Technician Licensure (ETL) Examination, having a 100% passing rate, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced earlier this month.

According to PRC, all 98 examinees from Mapúa passed the exam, joining the successful 985 individuals out of 1,196 examinees from different schools in the country.

Meanwhile, five Mapúans were among the highest scorers in the ETL examination—Niel Mikhel Jamilano, 93%, second place; Lorenz Carl Caballero, 92%, third place; Lord Edison Agustin, Gian Paul Gregorio, and Kevin Joel Mendoza, 90%, fourth place.

Another Mapúan, Ron Jovaneil Jimenez, also placed seventh in the April 2016 Electronics Engineering Licensure Exam after he got an 85.5% rating.

In March, Ulysses Du Jr. scored 86.90% in the Mechanical Engineering Licensure Examination, earning him the ninth place.

Mapúa Institute of Technology is the biggest engineering school in the Philippines. It has campuses in Intramuros, Manila, and in Makati City and runs Malayan Colleges Laguna (MCL) in Southern Luzon and Malayan High School of Science (MHSS) in Pandacan, Manila.

Mapúa envisions itself to be one of the best universities in the world, unceasingly fostering its tradition of excellence in engineering, architecture, information technology (IT), business, and social sciences education.


New Mapúan registered electrical engineers topped the April 2016 boards. Top, L-R: Engineers John Raymond Toledo and Kerween Balangue, 1st and 4th placers respectively. Bottom, L-R: Engineers Harvey Manansala and Raymart Sartin, 6th and 10th placers respectively.

Engr. Ulysses Delicano (left) is 9th place in the March 2016 Mechanical Engineer Licensure Exam, while Engr. Ron Jovaneil Jimenez (right) is 7th place in the April 2016 Electronics Engineer Boards.