UPM registers 100% passing rate in Pharmacists Licensure Exam

| Written by Franco Gargantiel II


The University of the Philippines Manila (UPM) registered a 100 percent passing rate in the Pharmacists Licensure Examination given by the Board of Pharmacy this November, as all 35 of its graduates passed the exam on their first attempt. UPM student Joseph Benedict Lumantao Carpio was also among the topnotchers, ranking fourth among all examinees with a score of 92.28 percent.

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced these results on November 8, 2023. Out of 4,038 total examinees, 2,974 passed the exam.