Best Electrical Engineering Schools in the Philippines



Do you want to know the top Electrical Engineering schools in the Philippines?

Before anything else, it is important to differentiate “Electronics Engineering” from “Electrical Engineering.”

Electrical Engineering deals with how electrons can be utilized, whereas Electronics Engineering deals with how holes (which are positively charged) can be utilized on top of the utilization of electrons (Electrical Technology).

Electricity is one of the main sources of energy in the world. From the powering of home appliances to lighting up a city’s worth of light bulbs to powering supercomputers, electricity has enable the use and creation of numerous tools which help humanity live comfortably. The development and improvement of production methods of electricity, among others, is the job of an Electrical Engineer.

Roles of the Electrical Engineer

In the Philippines, Registered Electrical Engineers (REE) are tasked with the following primary responsibilities:

  • Developing electrical and digital systems
  • Building models and prototypes of electronic products and systems
  • Monitoring and using electrical equipment, from installing to maintaining
  • Conceptualizing economical and safer ways of accomplishing various electrical engineering projects

Registered Electrical Engineer Licensure Examination 

The Registered Electrical Engineer (REE) Licensure Examination in the Philippines is conducted twice every year, typically in April and in September.

If the job piques your interest and you are considering to be an Electrical Engineer soon, take note that the following topics are some of the ones included in the REE Licensure Examination:

  1. Mathematics (25% of Board Exam topics) – algebra, trigonometry, analytic geometry, differential calculus, integral calculus, differential equations, complex numbers, probability and statistics, advanced engineering mathematics including matrices, power series, Fourier analysis, Laplace transforms, and others.
  2. Engineering science and allied subjects (30%) – general chemistry, college physics, computer fundamentals and programming, engineering materials, engineering mechanics, fluid mechanics, strength of materials, thermodynamics, electrical engineering law, engineering economics, engineering management, contracts and specifications, code of professional ethics, Philippine Electrical Code, Parts 1 and 2 and others.
  3. Electrical engineering professional subjects (45%) – electric circuits, electronic theory and circuits, energy conversion, power transmission and distribution, instrumentation and measurement, circuit and line protection, control systems, principle of communication, electrical machines, electrical equipment, components and devices, electric system, power plant, electronic power equipment, illumination, building wiring and others.

In the REE Board Exam, the passing general weighted average rating is typically seventy percent (70%) with no grade below fifty percent (50%) in any group of subjects listed above.

Best Electrical Engineering Schools in the Philippines

What you want to know would be the schools which develop the greatest amount of graduates who pass the electrical engineering exam, right? Well, look no further for here they are.

These data were compiled from previous Registered Electrical Engineer Licensure Examination to find out the schools with the highest Registered Electrical Engineer Board Exam passing rates. Hope you find this information useful!

Schools ranked by REE Licensure Examination Passing Rate

Category 1: Schools with less than 100 REE examinees

 DOLLAR MONEY MARKET FUNDSJan-Aug 2018 YTD Gain (Loss) %Aug 2017-Aug 2018 1-Year Gain (Loss) %3-year Gain (Loss) %5-year Gain (Loss) %
1Sun Life Prosperity Dollar Starter Fund1.05%No DataNo DataNo Data

Category 2: Schools with 100 or more REE examinees

 Stock PriceFluctuations in Price (Tick Size)Board Lot (Minimum No. of Shares)
AP0.0001 - 0.0099P0.00011,000,000
BP0.0100 - 0.0490P0.0010100,000
CP0.0500 - 0.2490P0.001010,000
DP0.2500 - 0.4950P0.005010,000
EP0.50 - 4.99P0.0101,000
FP5.00 - 9.99P0.010100
GP10.00 - 19.98P0.02100
HP20.00 - 49.95P0.05100
IP50.00 - 99.95P0.0510
JP100.00 - 199.00P0.1010
KP200.00 - 499.80P0.2010
LP500.00 - 999.50P0.5010
MP1,000.00 - 1,999.00P1.005
NP2,000.00 - 4,998.00P2.005
OP5,000.00 - aboveP5.005

Note: The table above only ranks the passing rates of First-time takers; repeaters are not included in the passing rate. All figures are based on the four (4) previous Registered Electrical Engineer Licensure Examination, specifically the ones held in April and September during the years 2016 and 2017.

Sources: PRC Philippines (www.prc.gov.ph); Electrical Technology

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