2012 Bar Exam results released in March 2013

The October 2012 Bar Exam results released in March 2013 is what aspiring lawyers anticipate. The Supreme Court of the Philippines releases the list of passers online.

Update: The results have been released. View the list of bar passers.

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The Philippine Bar Examination is the professional licensure examination for lawyers in the Philippines. It is exclusively administered by the High Tribunal through its Bar Examination Committee.

SC Associate Justice Martin Villarama Jr., last year’s Bar Exam chairperson, is expected to announce the number and names of takers who successfully hurdled the Bar before the Holy Week as what was revealed earlier.

So far, the definite date bared Tuesday is March 20.


A total of 5,686 aspirants took the Bar Exam held at the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in Manila on all four Sundays of October last year. A candidate must obtain a general average of 75 percent to pass the exam, according to the Rules of Court sources said.

The complete passers list will be arranged in alphabetical order.

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