Over 80,000 to take January 2014 teachers board exam

A total of 80,693 examinees will be taking the teachers board exam on Sunday, January 26, 2014 in fifteen testing centers nationwide.

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The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that over 18,000 examinees will come from Metro Manila (National Capital Region or NCR), followed by Davao (8,202), and Cagayan De Oro (8,152).

The testing sites include Manila, Baguio, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Catarman Norther Samar, Baybay City Leyte, Tuguegarao, Zamboanga, Jolo Sulu and Tawi-tawi.

Testing centers in Zamboanga, Jolo Sulu, and Tawi-tawi, which were previously re-set due to armed conflicts and security issues, will have 3,881; 1,938; and 1,830 examinees, respectively.

Catarman, Northern Samar and Baybay City, Leyte were added as testing centers on account of the poor and unstable condition of the buildings and facilities in Tacloban and for the convenience and comfort of takers, the Commission stated.

Examinees are advised to be at their designated exam center before 7am and to bring their notices of admission, two or more pencils (No.2), ballpens with black ink, one piece metered-stamp window envelope, 1 long brown envelope, 1 long transparent (non-colored) plastic envelope on examination day.