CapSU Graduate Topnotcher in Architecture Exam

Rojeh James Tumlos Balahay, a BS Architecture graduate of Capiz State University Main Campus, Roxas City, Capiz, earned the fifth spot in the latest Architect Licensure Examination (ALE) held in Manila last June 26 and 28, 2009 with a rating of 80.80 percent.

This is a big boost CapSU as this latest development puts them at par with the nations top universities in terms of their Architecture Program.

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 567 out of 1,548 passed the ALE given by the Board of Architecture headed by its Chairman, Architect Armando N. Alli, and with two other members, Architect Angeline T. Chua Chiaco, and Architect Marietta B. Segovia.

The results were released in 20 working days after the last day of examination. Registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will start on August 3, 2009, Monday but not later than August 24, 2009, Monday.

Those who will register are required to bring the following: duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal, current Community Tax Certificate (cedula), 2 pieces passport size picture (colored with white background and complete name tag), 1 piece 1” x 1” picture (colored with white background and complete name tag), 2 sets of metered documentary stamps, and 1 short brown envelope with name and profession; and to pay the Initial Registration Fee of P600 and Annual Registration Fee of P450 for 2009-2012.

Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals. The oath taking ceremony of the successful examinees in the said examination as well as the previous ones who have not taken their Oath of Professional will be held before the Board on August 30, 2009, Sunday, at 1:00 o’clock in the afternoon at the Fiesta Pavilion Manila Hotel, One Rizal Park, Manila.

Pursuant to Section 40 of Republic Act 9266, mandatory registration for membership with the United Architects of the Philippines, Inc. will start on Monday, August 3, 2009.