UP sweeps top 10 in Geologist licensure exam

Cris Reven L. Gibaga
Cris Reven L. Gibaga [via UP Diliman]

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.

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