Apply for the ECE Board Exam

Apply for the ECE Board ExamHere is the process and list of requirements if you want to apply for the ECE Board Exam.

Pre-qualifications for Examination. In order to be admitted to the electronics and communications engineering examination, an applicant must, at the time of the filing of his application therefor, establish to the satisfaction of the Board that:

He is at least twenty-one years of age;
He is a citizen of the Philippines or of a foreign country qualified to take the examination under Section twenty-three of this Act;
He is of good moral character;
He is a holder of the degree of Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering, or such equivalent engineering course from any school, institute, college, or university recognized by the Government or the State where it is established, after completing a resident collegiate course of not less than four years: Provided, That within three years after the approval of this Act, holders of a certificate of Associate in Electronics and Communications Engineering or any allied engineering course or holder of a valid first class radio telegraphy or radiotelephony commercial operator license with at least five years active practice in electronics, communications, or related fields shall be qualified to take the electronics and communications engineering examination.

Educational Qualification / Training / Experience:
B.S. in Electronics & Communication Engineering or its equivalent

Scope of Examination. The examination for the practice of electronics and communications engineering in the Philippines shall consist of written tests which shall cover such subjects as the Board may prescribe.

Ratings in the Examination. To pass the examination, a candidate must obtain an average of seventy percent, with no rating below fifty per cent in any subject: Provided, That an applicant who fails to obtain a passing average but who obtained at least seventy per cent in each of at least one-half of the total subjects given in the examination, may be permitted to take within two years from the date of his examination, another examination on the subjects in which he obtained a grade below seventy percent. Should the examinee fail in the set of subjects repeated in the second examination, he shall be required to take all the subjects in the next examination.

Foreign Reciprocity. No foreigner shall be admitted to an examination or registration as electronics and communications engineer under this Act unless he proves in the manner as provided by the Board that, by specific provisions of law, the country, state or province of which he is a citizen, subject, or national admits Filipino citizens to the practice of electronics and communications engineering after an examination on terms of strict and absolute equality with the citizens, subjects, or national of said country, including the unconditional recognition of prerequisite degrees issued by institutions of learning duly recognized by the Government of the Philippines.1

Penal Provisions. The following shall be punished by a fine of not less than two thousand pesos nor more than five thousand pesos, or by imprisonment for not less than six months nor more than six years, or both, in the discretion of the Court:

  • Any person who shall give any false or fraudulent statement to the Board to obtain a certificate of registration as electronics and communications engineer;
  • Any person who shall present or use as his own a certificate of registration issued to another under this Act;
  • Any person who shall present or use a revoked or suspended certificate of registration as electronics and communications engineer;
  • Any person who shall assume, use, or advertise as electronics and communications engineer, or append to his name, letters, or words tending to convey the impression that he is a registered electronics and communications engineer when in fact he is not duly registered with the Board as such;
  • Any electronics and communications engineer, or any person on his behalf, who shall stamp or seal any document with his seal as such after his certificate of registration has expired or has been suspended or revoked;
  • Any electronics and communications engineer who shall sign his name, affix his seal, or use any other method of signature on plans, technical descriptions, or other documents prepared by or under another electronics and communications engineerĂ•s supervision, unless the same is prepared in such manner as to clearly indicate the part or parts of such work actually performed by the former;
  • Any person, except the electronics and communications engineer in charge, who shall sign for any branch of the electronics and communications engineering work, or any function or engineering practice not actually performed by him;
  • Any person holding a certificate of registration who shall engage in illegal wire-tapping and/or theemployment of electronics devices in violation of the privacy of another or in disregard of the privilege of private communications or maintain an unlicensed and/or unregistered communications system or device;

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