Baguio CPA Oathtaking set on July 14

BAGUIO CITY – Passers of the May, 2018 Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Licensure Examination need not to go to Manila to be sworn in as the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) – Baguio and the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), Baguio-Benguet Chapter and the Board of Accountancy (BOA) bring back the oath-taking ceremonies in the City of Pines this coming July 14.

The oath-taking ceremonies will be taking place at the Diamond Grand Ballroom, Hotel Supreme, located along Magsaysay Avenue, here, from 8:00-12:00 in the morning.

The tickets for the event started to be on sale last July 1 while confirmation of attendance will end on Monday, July 9, 2018.

Ticket fee amounts to P600 per attendee if availed via reservation while it is P800 is paid walk-in.

Participants are required to be in business attire. Oathtakers are also required to text their full name, school graduated, email address and PRC No. to 0917 340 2222.

Interested parties may contact the following persons:

(1) Mae Ellen Uy, Stall 1&2, Shoe Section, Baguio Public Market (in front of Police Station), Mobile Phone Number: 0917 349 2222, email address: charmedharry@yahoo.com;

(2) Edna Degracia, Xworks, Inc, #602 National Life Bldg., Session Road, Baguio City, Mobile Phone Number 0928 505 5084, email address: edz_degracia@yahoo.com.ph;

Pre-registration is highly encouraged for more efficient preparation of venue and amenities.

The Cordillera Region schools fared pretty well in this year’s CPA examinations.

SLU was still the top producer of CPAs in the region and outperformed all schools with 200 or more examinees,

SLU had the second most number of passers in the entire country as a total of 109 Louisian examinees successfully hurdled the tests. SLU was also second in success rate among schools with over 100 examinees at 43.25% passing rate.

UC’s Donald Mark Marcos Rapinan garnered 89.83% to earn a tie for seventh place among successful examinees who garnered the 10 highest places. UB had 10 passers out of 18 examinees for a 55.56% passing ratio to lead CAR schools in success rate.

The Mountain Province State Polytechnic College (MPSPC) had 7 passers out of 28 for a 25.00% passing rate; AMA Computer College – Baguio (2/6, 33.33%); Cordillera Career Development College (5/45, 11.11%); and Kings College of the Philippines – La Trinidad (7/67, 10.45%).

The licensure exams was held on May 13, 20 & 21, 2018 at PRC testing centers in Manila, Baguio, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Tacloban and Tuguegarao while the official results were released last May 28, five working days after the last day of board exams.

By: ARMANDO M. BOLISLIS

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