University of the Philippines Los Baños
Tuesday, 22 August 2017 09:08

UPLB registers 93% passing rate in veterinarian board exam

Forty-five out of 48 examinees from UPLB passed the August 2017 Veterinarian Licensure Examination given by the Professional Regulation Commission, earning for the University a 93.75% passing rate.

Leading UPLB’s new veterinarians is Larry Xerxes Capuno, Jr., third place at 85.08% rating. Capuno is the valedictorian of the UPLB College of Veterinary Medicine Class 2017.

Two other UPLB graduates made it to the top ten: Candice Mabette Bautista Habawel (84.44%) and Sidney Lyndon Daquioag Dolores (84.28%) at fifth and seventh places, respectively.

The national passing rate is 45.36%, with 391 passers out of 862 examinees nationwide. (Mark Jayson E. Gloria, with reports from