The University of the Philippines topped the 2016 Geologist Licensure Examinations, with 8 of the top 10 examinees coming from the UP Diliman National Institute of Geological Sciences (NIGS).
UP also received a 100% passing rate for all of its 63 examinees. 2015 magna cum laude graduate, Cris Reven L. Gibaga, earned top rank in the results with a rate of 82.60 percent.
The 8 other UPD graduates from the College of Science who ranked in the top 10 are:
- Dindo Karl Mari A. Malonzo, 2nd place
- Barbie Ross B. Villaplaza, 3rd place
- Jeffrey T. Bermido, 5th place
- Paula Naomi S. Irapta, 6th place
- Ma. Faye Adelaine P. Velasco, 6th place
- Jayson Gabriel D. Pinza, 8th place
- Ma. Isabella G. Hermo, 10th place
The Professional Regulation Commission release announced that 144 of the 267 examinees passed the licensure exam.