MANILA, Philippines – The complete results of the 2020/2021 bar exam, conducted in February 2022, are out online on Tuesday, April 12 after the special en banc session, the Supreme Court announced Tuesday.
In a press briefer, Supreme Court said the 2020-21 Bar Examinations Committee Chairperson, Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic M.V.F. Leonen, today asked the Court to hold a special En Banc session next Tuesday, April 12, 2022, for the purpose of considering his report on the first-ever digitalized and regionalized Bar Examinations and the release of its results.
The high court said that oath-taking of successful examinees will be on May 2, 2022.
“The venue, time, and other details of the oath-taking shall be announced later,” it added.
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Meanwhile, SC spokesperson Brian Keith Hosaka clarified that results will be announced once it is approved by Supreme Court magistrates.
“Release is on April 12 once the results, as per the report of the Bar Chair, are approved by the Court En Banc,” he said.
A total of 11,378 examinees took the bar exam on February 4 and 6, equivalent to 96.5 percent turnout.
Examination was conducted in 31 testing sites scattered in 22 local government units across the country. It was a departure from the past bar examinations, which were generally held on all Sundays of November in centralized venue of University of Santo Tomas in Manila. SC also moved to digital modality of the exams.
The highest court clarified that modifications to the bar exam were pro hac vice (meaning, for this occasion only) because of the pandemic and a natural calamity.
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