UPLB continues to shine in professional examinations as the year 2017 rises. Quite recently, it bagged a 100% passing rate at the 8th Certified Industrial Engineering (CIE) Certification Examination given by the Industrial Engineering Certification Board on Dec. 4, 2016.
Eighteen UPLB graduates took and passed the exam, led by four top 20 placers, namely: Dorothy Faith C. Masong (8th place); Leianne Y. Casumpang (9th place); Rosa Maria A. Castillo (12th place); and Anjelou M. Ibañes (13th place).
The national passing rate is 67.10%, with 522 passers out of 778 examinees.
The new certified industrial engineers are now eligible to apply for the title of Associate ASEAN Engineer under the Philippine Technological Council, administrator of the ASEAN Engineer Registry in the Philippines.
The Industrial Engineering Certification is a voluntary examination that validates an individual’s qualification in the field of industrial engineering practice. (KEAraguas, with reports from http://www.iecb.com.ph/)