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Radiologic Technologists Board Exam 2012

The  Radiologic Technologists Board Exam, also known as the Radiologic Technologists Licensure Examination , is a board exam facilitated by the Board of  Radiologic Technology under the Professional Regulatory Commission to assess the competency of  BS Radiologic Technology 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:

  • Radiologic Technologist
  • X-Ray Technologist

Review Courses for Radiologic Technologists 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:

  • Radiologic Physics, Equipment & Maintenance, Radiobiology, Radiation Protection, & Quality Assurance(20%)
    • Radiologic Physics
    • Equipment and Maintenance
    • Radiobiology and Radiation Protection
    • Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Image Production and Evaluation (20%)
    • Photochemistry and Film Processing
    • Fundamentals of Radiography
  • Radiographic Procedures and Techniques (20%)
    • Radiologic Procedures and Positioning
    • Radiologic Contrast Examination
  • Patient Care Management, Ethics & Jurisprudence, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology (20%)
    • Patient Care
    • Department Administration
    • Professional Ethics and Jurisprudence
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology
    • Medical Terminology
  • Radiological Sciences (20%)
    • Radiographic Pathology
    • Ultrasonography
    • CT-Scan and MRI
    • Radiation Therapy
    • Nuclear Medicine


Licensure exams for BS Radiologic Technology graduates are usually held twice a year. Below are the dates and testing centers for the 2012 Radiologic Technologists Board Exam:

June 5-6, 2012 Tue, Wed / Manila, Davao & Iloilo May 16, 2012
December 5-6, 2012 Wed, Thu / Manila & Zamboanga Nov. 15, 2012


The table below shows the number of board passers in the Licensure Exam for Radiologic Technologists in the last 2 years:

November 2011 855 465 54.38
June 2011 (Rad-Tech and X-Ray Tech) 1,036 514 49.61
November 2010 (Rad-Tech and X-Ray Tech) 979 335 34.21
June 2010 (Rad-Tech and X-Ray Tech) 982 509 51.83


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