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Best Electronics Technician (ECT) Schools in the Philippines


Electronics, such as cellphones and cameras, are a huge part of our everyday life. Thus, if they break down or get damaged, ways to repair and maintain them would be appreciated. The repair and maintenance of these equipment, among others, is the job of an Electronic Technician (ECT).

Licensed Electronic Technicians

In the Philippines, electronic technicians perform the following tasks, among others:

  • Maintenance and testing of electrical and electronic, parts and systems;
  • Application of various know-how in electronics and mechanics to be able to determine sources of malfunction in equipment;
  • Application of the same know-how to actually repair equipment;

Electronics Technicians Board Exam

To be a licensed Electronics Technician in the Philippines, the individual must graduate from a “BS Electronics Technician” course in a duly accredited educational institution in the Philippines and then pass the Electronics Technician Licensure Exam administered by the Board of Electronics Engineering, under the supervision of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).

The Electronics Technician (ECT) Board Exam is conducted twice a year, in April and in October of every year.

If you are considering to be an Electronics Technician soon, take note of the following ECT Board Exam coverage:

  • Technical Subjects and Laws and Ethics – 100% (including Basic Mathematics, Ohm’s Law, Electronic / Electrical Machine or equipment, Test Equipment, Electronic /Electrical Component, Maintenance and Repair, Philippine Electrical Code, Philippine Electronics Code and R.A. No. 9292 or the Electronics Engineering Law of 2014)

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

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

Best Electronics Technicians (ECT) Schools in the Philippines

Category 1: Universities with 200 or more ECT Licensure examinees

RankSchoolPassing RateNumber of PassersTotal Number of Takers
1Mapua University, Manila98%370376

Category 2: Universities with 100-199 ECT Licensure examinees

RankSchoolPassing RateNumber of PassersTotal Number of Takers
1University of Santo Tomas, Manila99%173174
2University of St. La Salle, Bacolod City96%98102
3Technological University of the Philippines - Visayas, Talisay City95%130136
4University of San Carlos, Cebu City94%98104
5Adamson University, Manila92%174188
5Holy Angel University, Angeles City92%133144
5Cebu Institute of Technology University, Cebu City92%121131

Category 3: Universities with less than 100 ECT Licensure examinees

RankSchoolPassing RateNumber of PassersTotal Number of Takers
1De La Salle University, Manila100%8080
1Polytechnic University of the Philippines - Sto. Tomas, Sto. Tomas100%6464
1Ateneo de Davao University, Davao City100%2525
1University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City100%2222
1Divine Word College of Calapan, Calapan City100%2222
1Ateneo de Zamboanga University, Zamboanga City100%2121
1Nueva Vizcaya State University - Bambang, Bambang100%1818
1University of Mindanao -Tagum, Tagum City100%1616
1Lyceum of Subic Bay, Olongapo City100%1515
2Malayan Colleges Laguna, Cabuyao98%6263
3The Lyceum of the Philippines - Laguna, Calamba City97%4445
3University of Batangas, Batangas City97%4344
3Polytechnic University of the Philippines in Taguig City, Taguig City97%3839
4University of Cebu - LapuLapu and Mandaue Campus, Mandaue City96%2425
5Ateneo de Naga University, Naga City95%4648
5University of Rizal System - Morong Campus, Morong95%4143
5University of Cebu - Banilad Campus, Cebu City95%2324
6Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology, Iligan City94%5356
6Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Manila94%4750
6Batangas State University, Batangas City94%1819
6De La Salle University Laguna Campus, Binan City94%1617
7Mindanao State University - Gensan, General Santos City93%4245
7University of Nueva Caceres, Naga City93%2830
7Marinduque State College, Boac93%2729
7Notre Dame University, Cotabato City93%1516
7AMA Computer University - Cavite Campus, Dasmarinas City93%1415
8Polytechnic University of the Philippines - Sta. Rosa, Santa Rosa City92%5256
8Technological Institute of the Philippines - Quezon City, Quezon City92%4650
8Colegio San Agustin Bacolod, Bacolod City92%3538
8Angeles University Foundation, Angeles City92%2325
8Caraga State University Butuan, Butuan City92%1213
8Notre Dame of Marbel University, Koronadal City92%1213

Note: The table above only ranks the passing rates of First-time takers only; repeaters are not included in the passing rate. All figures are based on the four (4) previous Electronics Technicians Board Exam, specifically the ones held in April and October during the years 2016 and 2017.

Sources: PRC Philippines (www.prc.gov.ph); Society for Human Resource Management; Electronicspectrum.com

See also: List of Top Universities in the Philippines (based on Board Exam passing rate)


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