On Tuesday, the Supreme Court released the results of 2020/21 Bar examinations. This was conducted digitally due to the pandemic.
At the press conference, Associate Justice Marvic Leonen said that a total of 8,241 out of 11,402 takers passed. This is equivalent to a passing rate of 72.28%.
Leonen reported that 761 examinees were acknowledged for their “exemplary performance” as they earned grades from 85-90%. 14 hopefuls were highly recognized as they topped the bar with test grades above 90%.
UP topped the tally for exemplary examinees at 147. This is followed by ADMU at 100, San Beda University at 94, USC at 56, and Arellano University at 39.
ADMU had the highest passing rate for first-time takers at 99.6429%, followed closely by UP at 98.8406%.
The latest bar exams happened after almost 2 years of anticipation brought by the pandemic. Exams were held in 31 testing sites nationwide in two days.