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Criminology Board Exam 2018 Date, Coverage, and Requirements

The Professional Regulation Commission and the Professional Regulatory Board of Criminology announced the schedule of exam, the opening of the online processing, and the deadline for filing for the June 2018 Criminology Licensure Examination (CLE).

CLE Exam Schedule

The Criminologist Board Exam will be held on June 10-12, 2018 at the different testing centers in the cities of Manila, all regional offices and Zamboanga. The opening of the online processing of the application will be on February 20, 2018. Applicants are allowed to submit their exam applications before April 20, 2018.

The PRC encourages all CLE applicants to submit their applications through their Online Application System.


Here is the list of requirements for Criminology graduates who want to take the board exam to become a licensed criminologist as required by PRC:

  • Must be a graduate of B.S. Criminology
  • NBI Clearance (for first-timers and repeaters)
  • RTC Clearance
  • An original and photocopy of the birth certificate on security paper issued by the PSA.
  • For married female applicants, please provide an original and photocopy of marriage certificate issued by the PSA.
  • Original and Photocopies of Transcript of Records w/ CHED Special Order (SO) and date of graduation (Government and PAASCU, PACUCOA and ACSC-AAI Level II-IV accredited schools are exempted from S.O (B).
  • Three (3) Certificate of Good Moral Character from the following: (First Timer & Repeater )
  1. Barangay Chairman
  2.  Parish Priest
  3. Dean of School
  4. Employer
  • Four (4) pieces 1.77” x 1.37” (passport size) pictures (attire w/ collar and sleeves). Front view on a plain background with complete name tag (ex. DELA CRUZ, JUAN JR. P.).
  • Community Tax certificate w/ photocopy.
  • PRC Documentary Stamp (P20.00)
  • Window Envelope w/ PRC letterhead
  • Payment – Php 900.00

2018 Criminologist Board Exam Coverage

The June 2018 Criminologist Licensure Examinations will cover the following subject areas:

You may also read: Criminology Board Exam 2018 Reviewer

Day 1:  Sunday, June 10, 2018, 700H to 1600H

Criminal Jurisprudence, Procedure, and Evidence

Weight- 20%

  • Criminal Law Book 1
  • Criminal law Book 2
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Court Testimony

 Law Enforcement Administration – 20%

Weight- 20%

  • Police Organization and Administration with Police Planning
  • Industrial Security Management
  • Police Patrol Operations with Police Communication System
  • Police Intelligence
  • Police Personnel and Records Management
  • Comparative Police System

Day 2: Monday, June 11, 2018, 800H-1600H


Weight- 20%

  • Personal Identification
  • Police Photography
  • Forensic Ballistics
  • Questioned Documents Examinations
  • Polygraph (Lie Detection)
  • Legal Medicine

Crime Detection and Investigation

Weight- 15%

  • Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation
  • Traffic Management and Accident Investigation
  • Special Crimes Investigation
  • Organized Crime Investigation
  • Drug Education and Vice Control
  • Fire Technology and Arson Investigation

Day 3: Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 800H-1600H

Sociology of Crimes and Ethics

Weight- 15%

  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Ethics and Values
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Human Behavior and Crisis Management
  • Criminological Research and Statistics

Correctional Administration

Weight- 10%

  •  Institutional Corrections
  • Non-Institutional Corrections

General Instructions:

  1. You may verify your school/building assignments at the PRC official website 2 to 3 working days before the date of the examination.
  2. Be punctual. Go to your school/building assignment before 6:30 AM on the first day of examination to verify the room and seat number. Late examinees will not be admitted.
  3. Wear the required attire on every examination day. For male examinees, wear a white polo shirt with collar (without any seal, logo, or mark), decent pants or slacks, and shoes. For female, please wear a white blouse or a white polo shirt with collar (without any seal, logo, or mark), decent pants, slacks or skirt.
  4. Bring the following on the examination day:
  • Notice of Admission
  • Applicant’s stub
  • Official Receipt
  • 1 piece metered-stamped window mailing envelope
  • two or more pencils (no.2)
  • ballpen with black ink only
  • 1 piece long brown envelope
  • 1 piece long transparent (non-colored) plastic envelope (for keeping your valuables and other allowed items).
  • Non-programmable calculators

You may also read: PRC Online Registration Guide

The following items are not allowed inside the examination room/premises:

  1. Books, notes, review materials, and other printed materials containing coded data/information.formula.
  2. Programmable calculators
  3. Smart watches, cellphones, earplugs, transmitters, portable computers, and other electronic gadgets or devices which may be used for communication purposes.
  4. Bags of any kind.
  5. Other examination aides not stated in the CLE program.

Sources: PRC



17 thoughts on “Criminology Board Exam 2018 Date, Coverage, and Requirements

  1. Reply
    emil andaya - May 5, 2018

    may i know the last day of cle registration for walkin applicant

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    Jameson Gantala Dela tonga - April 17, 2018

    Good day sir/maam, just asking if nstp serial number is very necessary on filling criminology board examination?thank you, pls reply asap

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    Jameson Gantala Dela tonga - April 17, 2018

    Good day sir/maam, just asking if nstp serial number is very necessary sa pag file ng criminology board examination. Fresh grad po kasi ako hindi pa daw nagpapasa ng nstp serial number yung ched sa university namin.thank you, pls reply asap

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      TOPNOTCHER PH - April 17, 2018

      Wala naman po nakalagay sa official list of requirements from the PRC website.

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        Jameson Gantala Dela tonga - April 17, 2018

        Sabi po kasi sa school registrar namin kailangan daw may nstp serial number tor namin

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    She - April 16, 2018

    Naghit po ako sa nbi. April 26 pa po daw makukuha. Ihohonor po ba ng PRC yung certification fron NBI? And ano po kailangan talaga court clearance from RTC o MTC?

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      TOPNOTCHER PH - April 16, 2018

      RTC. I’ll update the post.

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    Sonny - March 27, 2018

    Gud day sir. Ask ko po if kailangan ko po ba pang kumuha uli ng TOR? may tor po ako pero nong 2014 ko pa sya kinuha, tapos ngayon lang ako magtatake ng board exam.Salamat po

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    Leny - March 10, 2018

    Ano po ba ang dapat ilalagay na purpose sa certificates/clearances? Ok na po ba for board exam purposes only o kaylangan po for criminology board exam purposes only?

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    Johnmark - March 4, 2018

    Question ,what is the next step po after filing the application form through online?

  8. Reply
    Elpdio Alindayu - February 20, 2018

    Good afternoon Po kylan Po schedule ng board exam ng criminologist d2..Po s tuguegarao

  9. Reply
    Julius congi - February 19, 2018

    Hi good day, im just asking obout the prefered location or place of criminology board exam this coming june 2018 and the adress of prc. Aswell review center. Thank’s a lot.

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      TOPNOTCHER PH - February 19, 2018

      The PRC will release the location and room assignments days before the examination date. To check yours, go to this site: PRC Board Room Assignments. PRC is located in P. Paredes St. corner N. Reyes St. in Sampaloc, Manila.

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    Jameson biago tagapuen - February 2, 2018

    What is the requirements for taking second board examination in criminologist

    1. Reply
      Liam - February 2, 2018

      Are you a retaker? For retakers, please provide the following:

        Previous Notice of Admission/Official Receipt or Report of Rating

        For married female applicants, original and photocopy of Marriage Certificate issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO) in security paper (SECPA) and photocopy of Marriage Certificate from LOCAL CIVIL REGISTRAR if NSO copy is not legible

        Three (3) pieces identical passport size picture in white background with complete name tag

        Current Community Tax Certificate (Cedula)

        NBI Clearance or Police and Court Clearance·

        Three (3) Good Moral Character Certifications (barangay, church and school/employer)

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        Ignacia estrada - February 26, 2018

        Ung good moral character ba ay ung isa ay employer. Sa pinagwoworkhan b un? Example pag sa pnp ay pwede bng good moral certificate n rin from

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          TOPNOTCHER PH - February 26, 2018

          Yes po sa pinagtratrabahuhan. If dun ka po nagwowork eh pwede yun.

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