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Marine Deck Officers Board Exam 2012


 

The Marine Deck Officers Board Exam, also known as the Marine Deck Officers Licensure Examination, is a board exam facilitated by the Board of Marine Deck Officers under the Professional Regulatory Commission to assess the competency of BS Marine Transportation graduates.

As per R.A 1080, individuals who passed the board exam need not take the civil service exams to be eligible for the following positions:

  • Chief Officer/Chief Mate
  • Master Mariner
  • Second Officer/Second Mate
  • Third Officer/Third Mate
  • O.I.C. of a Navigational Watch
  • Navy Officer
  • Coast Guard Officer

Review Courses for Marine Deck Officers Board Exam

There are review courses that you can take to prepare for the board exam. The content of these review courses may vary depending on the review centers, but they’re mostly based on the examination scope released by the Professional Regulatory Commission which includes:

  • Function 1 – Navigation
    • 30% – Master Mariner
    • 20 % – Chief Mate
    • 40 % – O.I.C. of a Navigational Watch
  • Function 2 – Cargo Handling and Stowage
    • 30% – Master Mariner
    • 40% – Chief Mate
    • 30% – O.I.C. of a Navigational Watch
  • Function 3 – Controlling the Operation of the Ship and Care for Persons on Board
    • 40%  - Master Mariner
    • 40% – Chief Mate
    • 30% – O.I.C. of a Navigational Watch

TAKING THE EXAM

Licensure exams for BS Marine Transportation graduates are usually held thrice a year. Below are the dates and testing centers for the 2012 Marine Deck Officers Board Exam:

DATE DAY/s PLACE DEADLINE OF FILING
March 3-4, 2012  Sat, Sun / Manila & Iloilo February 3, 2012
July 21-22, 2012 Sat, Sun / Manila & Cebu June 21, 2012
November 10-11, 2012 Sat, Sun / Manila & Davao October 10, 2012

NATIONAL PASSING RATE

The table below shows the number of board passers in the Licensure Exam for Marine Deck Officers  in the last 2 years:

EXAM EXAM TAKERS BOARD PASSERS PASSING RATE
November 2011 123 (Master Mariner)
361 (Chief Mate)
926 (O.I.C. of a Navigational Watch)
64
166
461
52.03 %
45.98 %
49.78 %
July 2011 1, 929 934 48.41 %
February 2011 1, 944 947 48.71 %
November 2010 2, 442 1,080 44.22 %
July 2010 3, 445 1,787 51.87 %
February 2010 3,532 1,823 51.61 %


The Marine Deck Officers Board Exam, also known as the Marine Deck Officers Licensure Examination, is a board exam facilitated by the Board of Marine Deck Officers under the Professional Regulatory Commission to assess the competency of BS Marine Transportation graduates. As per R.A 1080, individuals who passed the board exam need not take the civil service exams to be eligible for the following positions: Chief Officer/Chief Mate Master Mariner Second Officer/Second Mate Third Officer/Third Mate O.I.C. of a Navigational Watch Navy Officer Coast Guard Officer Review Courses for Marine Deck Officers Board Exam There are review courses that you can take to prepare for the board exam. The content of …


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  1. renie aprece balisco jr. says:

    when do you release the next year 2014 schedule of exams for the marine deck officers?????thanks

    • admin says:

      Hi Renie,
      Sorry, we’re not sure about that. You can ask a representative from the PRC directly or subscribe to our newsletter for email updates.

    • Hi, Renie!

      Thanks for visiting our site.

      We’ll post the schedule on our site as soon as PRC releases the schedules of exams.
      :)

  2. leo flores says:

    I just want to know if there is an schedule of marine deck officer this coming november 2013?

  3. how to take the exam?