Thursday, April 12, 2018

2017 Philippine BAR Exam Results – List of Passers

Manila, Philippines - The Supreme Court announced on Thursday, April 26, the results of the November 2017 Bar Examinations.

A total of 1,724 examinees passed, out of the 6,748 law graduates who took one of the hardest licensure exams in the Philippines. That's a passing rate of 25.55%.

Mark John Simondo of the University of St La Salle Bacolod topped the Bar with a grade of 91.05%


Below the links of passers list and topnotchers in alphabetical orders.

A total of 7,227 law graduates have been allowed by the Supreme Court (SC) to take the 2017 Bar examinations on all four Sundays of November at the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in Manila.

Karen Mae L. Calam, a student from the University of San Carlos, topped the Bar exams in 2016 with a grade of 89.05 %.

The 2017 Bar examinations, held on all four Sundays of November last year, covered various areas including civil law, political law, labor law, taxation, criminal law, remedial law, legal and judicial ethics.

The previous years’ bar exam passing rates are as follows:

2016 — 59.06% (3,747 passers out of the 6,344 examinees)
2015 — 26.21% (1,731 out of 6,605)
2014 — 18.82% (1,126 out of 5,984 )
2013 — 22.18% (1,174 out of 5,592)
2012 — 17.76% (949 out of 5,343)
2011 – 31.94% (1,913 out of 5,990)
2010 – 20.26% (982 out of 4,847)
2009 – 24.58% (1,451 out of 5,903)
2008 – 20.58% (1,310 out of 6,364)
2007 – 22.91% (1,289 out of 5,626)
2006 – 30.60% (1,893 out of 6,187)
2005 – 27.22% (1,526 out of 5,607)
2004 – 31.61% (1,659 out of 5,249)
2003 – 20.71% (1,108 out of 5,349)
2002 – 19.68% (917 out of 4,659)
2001 – 32.89% (1,266 out of 3,849)
2000 – 20.84% (979 out of 6,187)
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