MANILA, Philippines – RESULTS ARE OUT! The Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Science High School System (DOST-PSHS System) announced on Sunday, November 27, the names of Stage 1 qualifiers of the 2022 National Competitive Examination Requirements for Admission, Criteria and Evaluation (NCE-RACE).

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DOST-PSHS System listed 3,843 incoming Grade 7 students who made it to Stage 1 qualification for school year 2023-2024.

PSHS said qualifiers will receive an email containing instructions for the briefing of examinees on December 2, 2022 via Zoom Meetings. The meeting link will be sent to the qualifier’s email address on or before December 1, 2022.

List of passers is available here or on PSHS website.


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This new system is adopted to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among thousands of examinees who gather in testing sites across the country.

The selection procedure shall be conducted in two stages. The first stage is by determining the applicant’s predicted NCE grade (PNG) which is based on final grades in Science and Mathematics in Grade 5.

The second stage is based on writing skills through a submission of an essay.

Applicants will be ranked from highest to lowest based on their Final Score.

The top 240 applicants are considered as the Principal Qualifiers of the PSHS Main Campus (MC).

The top 90 or 120, depending on the quota of the PSHS campus, candidates in the regional ranking are the Principal Qualifiers of the Regional Campus.


PSHS scholars get a monthly stipend in addition to free tuition and free loan of textbooks. Uniform, transportation, and living allowances are also given according to financial need. Scholars are expected to meet the highest standard of scholastic achievement and behavior.

The PSHSS is a specialized public high school system in the Philippines that operates as an attached agency of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). It is considered as the top high school in the country and is viewed to be one of the best in the ASEAN region.

Previous NCE, a written exam, used to be held every October in several test centers nationwide.


Do you have question or clarification? You may contact nearest PSHS campus or thru the following:

  • Telephone No.: (02) 8-9397747
  • E-mail address:

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