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Oliver Roy P. Mañgosing of Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan landed the 2nd place among the topnotchers of the October 2022 Chemical Engineer Licensure Examination with an average of 88.30 percent. In addition to this, XU grabbed the 5th rank among the top performing schools in the same board exam with an 80% passing rate or 24 passers out of 30 examinees. 


Engr Edwin Ortiz, Chair of the Chemical Engineering Department, says that Mañgosing's achievement was “expected because he was an excellent student, graduating summa cum laude.” Mañgosing graduated last July 2022 with a degree in Chemical Engineering.  

Over the years, the XU Chemical Engineering Department has had a long list of graduates who were in the top 10 of the Chemical Licensure Examination. To name a few, Engr Mc Jason L. Laurete ranked 8th in 2019; Engr Emmanuel C. Cimafranca, 10th in 2018; Engr Rene Rey Mondia, 10th in 2016; Engr Marbert D. Pinque, 4th in 2014; and Engr Arniel L. Belarmino and Engr Sugar R. Estrada, 2nd and 4th in 2013, respectively.   

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) says that of the 1,036 examinees in October 2022, about 50% or 531 passed the exams which were held from October 11 to 13 at Metro Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro City, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo and Legazpi. DLSU is number 1 among examinees while UP Diliman is first among the top performing schools.

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