The Licensure Examination for Teacher (LET) has the most number of examinees administered by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC). This examination is conducted twice a year, commonly in March and September. PRC is now utilizing its Licensure Examination & Registration Information System (LERIS) so, every applicant will now have to undergo an online application. After completing the process, the applicant may now proceed to the PRC office to submit the requirements. If you are one of them, you may now check here the March 2021 LET Requirements and Schedule.
March 2021 LET Requirements and Schedule
As announced by PRC, the next licensure examination for teachers will be on March 28, 2021.
NOTE: Those applicants who have filed their application for examination and issued Notice of Admission (NOA) will no longer be required to file a new application.
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Per Memorandum No. 68 series of 2020, entitled “Updated Guidelines on the Strict Health Protocols to be Observed in the Conduct of Licensure Exams during the COVID-19 Pandemic”, examinees and examination personnel who fall under the following groups shall undergo the mandatory Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) testing from any of the Department of Health (DOH) accredited facilities three to five (3-5) days before the examination date/s:
1.1. Suspect cases; or
1.2. Individuals with relevant history of travel and exposure (or contact), whether symptomatic or asymptomatic; and
1.3. Health care workers with possible exposure, whether symptomatic or asymptomatic.
The following exposures should have happened two (2) days before or within fourteen (14) days from onset of symptoms of a confirmed or probable case:
1.3.1. Face-to-face contact with a confirmed case within one (1) meter and for more than fifteen (15) minutes;
1.3.2. Direct physical contact with a confirmed case;
1.3.3. Direct care for a patient with probable or confirmed COVID-19 disease without using proper personal protective equipment.
In this case, examinees and examination personnel shall be required to submit the result of their RT-PCR tests.
Only those examinees with negative results shall be allowed to take the examination.
However, if an examinee or examination personnel does not fall in the above-mentioned conditions, he/she may undergo a 14-day quarantine period wherein he/she is asymptomatic for at least 14 days prior to the scheduled examination date/s, provided that he/she has no close contact or exposure to the aforementioned cases, he/she shall be allowed to take/assist the examination in the absence of RT-PCR test. A Certificate of Quarantine or its equivalent signed by any of the following shall be submitted instead:
2.1. Any licensed Physician (government or private physician);
2.2. Municipal Health Officer, Provincial Health Officer or City Health Officer;
2.3. Barangay Officer visiting the examinee’s residence attesting that he/she has been in quarantine for 14 days.
3. Examinees coming from other countries should be able to quarantine for 14 days or provide a negative RT-PCR test result whichever is shorter.
4. All examination personnel including the PNP/PRC Security Officers assigned in the Confidential Printing Room (CPR) and those assigned to transport and secure the test materials in various testing venues shall undergo the RT-PCR test to assure their safety as well as to those involved in the administration of examination. Only those mentioned personnel with negative RT-PCR result and Certificate of Quarantine shall be allowed to assist/administer the same.
HEALTH STANDARDS FOR EXAMINEES AND EXAMINATION PERSONNEL
1. All examinees and examination personnel shall enforce the following precautionary measures among themselves:
- Observe physical distancing of two (2) meters between examinees. Examinees shall be restricted to their assigned seat;
- Wear face mask (at least 3-ply surgical mask, preferably N95 mask) and face shield at all times;
- Bring 70% ethyl alcohol for hand disinfection;
- Wear latex gloves for exam personnel handling the test questionnaires.
2. Examinee shall submit the duly accomplished Informed Consent (Annex A) and Health Declaration (Annex B) forms with the Notice of Admission (NOA) and the negative RT-PCR test result/Quarantine Certificate to the proctor on the examination day.
Informed Consent and Health Declaration Forms can be downloaded on the PRC official website (www.prc.gov.ph);
3. Examinees and examination personnel shall bring their own meals (pre-packed meal/snack and drink) to be eaten during breaks, while being in their assigned seats.
Face masks will only be removed when taking meals or drinks. Windows will be opened to improve ventilation during breaks;
4. Examinees shall bring their own pens, pencils and erasers. Borrowing from seatmate is not allowed to prevent cross-contamination;
5. Talking and loitering are prohibited in the hallways or in the examination room.
For further concern and queries, please send to the concerned offices through their email address provided below:
|Licensure Office||[email protected]|
|PRC NCR||[email protected]|
|CAR (PRC Baguio)||[email protected]|
|Region I (PRC Rosales)||[email protected]|
|Region II (PRC Tuguegarao)||[email protected]|
|Region III (PRC San Fernando, Pampanga)||[email protected]|
|Region IVA (PRC Lucena)||[email protected]|
|Region V (PRC Legaspi)||[email protected]|
|Region VI (PRC Iloilo)||[email protected]|
|Region VII (PRC Cebu)||[email protected]|
|Region VIII (PRC Tacloban)||[email protected]|
|Region IX (PRC Pagadian)||[email protected]ov.ph|
|Region X (PRC Cagayan De Oro)||[email protected]|
|Region XI (PRC Davao)||[email protected]|
|Region XII (PRC General Santos)||[email protected]|
|Region XIII (PRC Butuan)||[email protected]|
We compiled some downloadable LET Reviewer that you can use for your review. You can download those file here: LET Reviewers
Check the Licensure Examination for Teacher (LET) Coverage from this link: LET Coverage
Who can take the Licensure Examination for Teachers? What are the requirements for the exam? Here are the requirements for the LET this coming March 2021:
- As prescribed by RA No. 7836 as amended by RA 9293, a citizen of the Philippines or an alien whose country has reciprocity with the Philippines can apply.
- An applicant shall be at least 18 years old
- The applicant is of good moral character and good moral reputation with moral values
- Has not been convicted by final judgment by the court for an offense involving moral turpitude.
Basic Requirements for First Timers
- Original and Photocopy of Transcript of Records (TOR) with Special Order (SO), date of graduation, the seal of the school, with scanned picture and remarks “For Board Examination Purposes Only” (CHED recognition and permit to operate for graduates of new schools/programs)
- Original and Photocopies of Authenticated Birth Certificate (NSO)/ PSA Marriage Contract for female applicants
- Examination Fee of 900 pesos
Additional Requirements: Removal
- Elementary Grade Teachers: BEED or its equivalent
- Secondary Grade Teachers: A bachelor’s degree in education or its equivalent with a major and minor and the degrees which shall be considered equivalent must have to take at least 18 units in Professional Education or a bachelor’s degree in arts and sciences with at least ten units in professional education.
- Pre-school Teachers: A bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education (BECED) or its equivalent
- For Teachers in the vocational and two-year technical course: A bachelor’s degree in the field of specialization or its equivalent, with at least 18 units in professional education.
Requirements for Repeater
- Original and Photocopy of Transcript of Records (TOR) with Special Order (SO), date of graduation, the seal of the school, with scanned picture and remarks “For Board Examination Purposes Only” (Res. 2004-200, s’04) (CHED recognition/permit to operate for graduates of new schools/programs)
- Original and Photocopies of Authenticated Birth Certificate (NSO)
- The requirements and details posted above are based on the table of qualification and documentary requirements to accompany an application to take licensure examination courtesy of the Professional Regulation Commission.
Now that you know the 2020 LET Requirements and Schedule, make sure that you prepared and secured all of those before going to the PRC office. We advise you to apply online as soon as possible and proceed to the office to submit the requirements. Don’t wait for the LERIS to malfunction due to the high volume of traffic/visitors.
“Early bird catches the worm”
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