7,685 examinees have completed 2019 Bar exams; results out this summer
Exactly 7,685 examinees out of 8,295 have completed the month-long 2019 Bar examinations, arguably the toughest licensure test in the country today.
The number was 610 fewer than the official number of examinees who were officially admitted to take the examination, the Supreme Court Public Information Office – citing data released by Assistant Bar Confidant Amor Entila – said.
This developed as the result of the 2019 Bar examinations is expected to be released this summer.
The Bar examinations subjects are Political Law, Labor Law, Civil Law, Taxation Law, Mercantile Law, Criminal Law, Remedial Law, and Legal and Judicial Ethics and Practical Exercises.
The examinations were also held on four consecutive Sundays last November at the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in Manila.
The 2019 Bar Examinations Committee Chairperson WAS SC Associate Justice Estela M. Perlas-Bernabe.
In last year’s Bar exam, only 1,800 out of 8,158 examinees, or 22.7 percent, passed the exam with a graduate from Ateneo de Manila University emerged number one.
With a passing rate of 89.306 percent, Sean James B. Borja made his way to the top from more than 8,000 examinees who took the four-Sunday test.
Borja was the class valedictorian in Ateneo law school and worked at Gulapa Law as an underbar associate of the firm.