University of Philippines Manila

Three UP Manila alumni top Chemist Licensure Exam 2023

Three BS Biochemistry alumni of UP Manila (UPM) topped the December 2023 Chemist Licensure Exam.

Among the 1,143 exam takers, Gil Phillip C. Inocando, Samara Francine C. Gaerlan, and Nicole Aeronne S. Cura placed 4th, 7th, and 10th respectively. 14 other BS Biochemistry alumni passed the said exam.

“I was aiming for at least a top 10 spot, didn’t expect to be top 4,”

Gil Phillip C. Inocando

He passed the exam with an 89.30% score, while Gaerlan and Cura recorded 88.40% and 87.90%, respectively.

The Department of Physical Sciences and Mathematics (DPSM) of the College and Arts and Sciences (CAS) is also proud of the performance of its alumni in the December 2023 Chemical Technician Licensure Exam, where UPM posted a 100% passing rate.

Evalea Calajay

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