ctdi main
review program
online reservation
contact us


Local Board Review

What CTDI Nursing Offers

  • Minimum of 400 hours of review session upgradable up to 500 hours for FREE
  • Top of the line, Most Sought Review Masters with over 10 years of Review Experiences
  • Dedicated Nursing Educators /Authors of Nursing Books
  • Virtual consultations & membership in e-group discussion for FREE
  • Computerized Strength Assessment Tool
  • Complete Review Materials & Nursing Bullets
  • 22,000++ NLE Questions as Testbank
  • Factual Study on the Anatomy of the Board Question
  • Subject & Non-subject based review with Factual Case to Case Analysis
  • The Best Test Taking Strategies, Mnemonics, Mind Maps and Guessing Techniques
  • Differentiate Philippine Setting from Foreign Mock Board with Actual NLE answer sheet
  • Right Class Size with Pleasant Review Facilities & Library
  • Safe & convenient location of review center
  • Affordable & Reasonable Review Rate with Easy Payment Plan
  • No Dull Moment Guaranteed
  • Anxiety Reduction Techniques
  • Presidents’ Treat during Socialization Party
  • The Philippine Nurse Licensure Examination is the examination taken by graduates of BS Nursing in order from them to have a license to practice the profession in the Philippines.

    In order to qualify for the Philippine nurse licensure examination, an applicant must satisfy the following conditions, at the time of his/her filing of the application:

    1. A citizen of the Philippines
    2. At least eighteen (18) years of age. Note: Any underage applicant who successfully passes the exam shall not be issued a license to practice the profession until he or she reaches the age of majority.
    3. A person in good health and of good moral character
    4. A holder of a bachelor degree in nursing from a college or university duly recognized by the proper government agency

    An applicant must also complete the following requirements for examination:

    * Summary of Related Learning Experience (RLE)

    * Operating Room
    Major Scrubs - 5
    Minor Scrubs – 5

    * Delivery Room
    Handled - 5
    Assisted - 5
    Cord Dressing - 5

    Other requirements for filing for an application for the nurse licensure examination are the following:

    * Original and photo/xerox copies of Transcript of Records with Special Order and Date of Graduation (Graduates of government schools and institutions/programs accredited by recognized accredited agencies under the FAAP are exempted from SO [B]). Graduates of New Schools/degree Programs must submit School Recognition and/or Permit to operate.
    * Original and photo/xerox copy of NSO-issued Birth Certificate (in NSO security paper; if NSO copy not very clear, bring copy from the Local Civil Registrar)
    * Original and photo/xerox copies of Marriage Contract in NSO security paper (for married female only; if NSO copy not very clear, bring copy from local civil registrar).
    * Four (4) passport size colored pictures in white background with complete name tag.
    * Current Community Tax Certificate (Cedula)
    * Other specific requirements as required by the Commission and/or Professional Regulatory Board.

    Application Steps

    STEP 1. Secure Action Sheet from the PRC Customer Service Center (CSC) and accomplish the same.

    STEP 2.Submit the Action Sheet for processing and evaluation at any of the Processing Windows together with the other requirements needed for filing an application.

    NOTE: Secure the following from the processor upon approval of your application:

    Computerized Application form (CAF)

    * Permanent Examination and Registration Record card (PERRC) (for first-timers)
    * Notice of Admission (NOA)
    * STEP 3. Pay examination fee at any of the Cashier Windows. Get Official Receipt.
    * Baccalaureate Degree - P 600.00
    * Non-Baccalaureate Degree - P400
    * Removal - P300.00

    STEP 4. Pay for metered documentary stamps and mailing envelope with metered documentary stamps at the CSC.

    STEP 5. Accomplish the CAF, PERRC, and NOA. Indicate the Official Receipt number, date, and amount on the CAF.

    STEP 6. Proceed to any of the Issuance Windows (Window 9, 10, 11, 12) for final review of qualifications and documents and issuance of NOA, Applicant's Stub, Program of Examination, Examinee's Guide and Self-Instruction Sheet.

    STEP 7. Keep the Notice of Admission, Official Receipt, and the Applicant's Stub. Bring these with you on the first day of the examination. For further information, read the General Instructions at the back page of the Notice of Admission, Program of Examination, Examinee's guide and Self-Instruction Sheet.

    STEP 8. Bring your NOA when you verify with the PRC your school and building assignment which will be posted at the PRC premises two (2) three(3) working days before the examination date.

    Exam Fees
    Applicants for licensure examination and for registration shall pay the prescribed fees set by the Professional Regulation Commission.

    * Baccalaureate Degree - P 600.00
    * Non-Baccalaureate Degree - P400
    * Removal - P300.00

    Exam Schedules
    The Philippine Nurse Licensure examination is held twice a year, during June and December of every year.

    Passing the Exam
    In order to pass the examination, an examinee must obtain a general average rating of at least seventy-five percent (75%) with a rating of not below sixty percent (60%) in any subject. An examinee who obtains an average rating of seventy-five percent (75%) or higher but gets a rating below sixty percent (60%) in any given subject must take the examination again, but only in the subject or subjects where he or she rated below sixty percent (60%).


    What to Bring on Examination Days?

    * Notice of Admission
    * Application Stub
    * PRC Official Receipt
    * Two or more pencils (No.2)
    * Ballpens with BLACK INK ONLY
    * One (1) piece Metered-Stamp Window Envelope
    * One (1) piece Long Brown Envelope
    * One (1) piece Long Transparent (non -colored) Plastic Envelope (to keep above items)

    What to Wear on Examination Days?

    * MALE - school uniform/white polo shirt or T-shirt (tucked-in)
    * FEMALE – school uniform / white blouse or T-shirt

    General Instructions To Examinees

    * Report to the Test Center before 6:30 a.m. on the first day of examination to verify your room and seat numbers.
    * Late examinees will not be admitted.
    * Attend to your personal needs before the start of examination in every subject. No examinee will be allowed to go out of the examination room while the examination is in progress.
    * Always put your answer sheet on top of the armchair while taking the examination.
    * Stop answering the test questions at the end of the time allotted for the subject. Arrange your test papers as follows:
    1. Notice of Admission;
    2. Answer Sheet; and
    3. Test Questionnaire
    * Do not leave the room until
    1. your answer sheet and test question set are received by the room watchers,
    2. you have signed, indicated the time and set ( A or B ) on the Examinees Record of Attendance, and
    3. the lower portion of your Notice of Admission (Certification on the Receipt of Test Papers) is signed by the Room Watchers and returned to you.


    Copyright Center for Training and Development, Inc.All rights reserved.