source: SC Website
The Supreme Court released today the results of the 2012 Bar Examinations, after meeting in a special en banc session.
Nine hundred forty six (946) examinees out of a total of 5,343 bar takers passed, constituting 17.76% of the total examinees. An original 5,686 were admitted to take the bar but only 5,343 completed the four-Sunday examinations.
This was announced by SC Associate Justice Martin S. Villarama, Jr., Chairperson of the 2012 Committee on the Bar Examinations during a press briefing at the Court premises today in Padre Faura Street, Manila. As per tradition, the names of the successful examinees who garnered the ten highest scores were also released.
Top ten passers of the BAR examinations for October 2012 are as follows:
1 INGLES, Ignatius Michael D. ADMU 85.64%
2 KING KAY, Catherine Beatrice O. ADMU 84.72%
3 LACSON, April Carmela B. UP 84.48%
4 ROMUALDO, Xavier Jesus D. ADMU 84.10%
5 BASE, Maria Graciela D. UP 83.99%
MACHUCA, Jose Maria Angel P. ADMU 83.99%
6 SALAZAR, Patrick Henry D. UP 83.71%
7 BARCELONA, Ralph Karlo B. Aquinas 83.43%
8 LLAMAS, Marvyn S. ADMU 83.29%
9 LI, Carlo Martin C. ADMU 83.27%
10 TIOPIANCO, Francis Paolo P. UP 83.25%