The number of nursing graduates who will take the licensure examination this month went up by 16,733 to 95,305. Based on PRC data, majority of the board takers will be in Manila with 40, 675. The second highest number of examinees is in Baguio City (11,105) and La Union (3,001) for a combined total of 14,106 examinees in Northern Luzon.
The other board takers are in Cagayan De Oro (3,048); Cebu City (8,912); Davao City (3,143); Iloilo City (6,063); Legazpi City (3,073); Lucena City (3,444); Pagadian City (1,569); Tacloban City (1,145); Tuguegarao City (2,324); and Zamboanga City (1,609).
The lowest number of examinees will be in Butuan City (898), Angeles City (185) and Jolo, Sulu (166). The licensure examination is set from Nov. 29 to 30.