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FULL LIST: November 2019 Philippine Bar Exam Results Announced (Alphabetical Order)

The results of the 2019 Bar Examinations will be uploaded in the SupremeCourt website on April 29, 2020, after the En Banc session. Supreme Court Public Information Office (PIO) confirms 2019 Bar Examinations results to be released on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. 

The Supreme Court Public Information Office (PIO) releases the statistical data of November 2019 Bar Examinations stated that a total of 7,685 law graduates who completed the grueling tests on four Sundays of November 2019. 

2,103 out of 7,685 examinees passed November 2019 BAR Exam Results

According to the Supreme Court Public Information Office (PIO), the Total number of applications filed is 8,304, (Applications denied is 9, while petitions were withdrawn is 50). The total number of candidates admitted is 8,295, (number of candidates absent {First Sunday} is 545, while the number of candidates tested {First Sunday} is 7,700), and the Number of candidates who dropped out is 15. 

FULL LIST: November 2019 Philippine Bar Exam Results Announced (Alphabetical Order) 


Top 10 Passers


Examination Coverage: The 2019 bar exam was headed by Committee Chairperson is SC Associate Justice Estela M. Perlas-Bernabe and the sixteen (16) examiners for all bar subjects. The two-examiner policy per subject was re-adopted “in order to promote operational efficiency in light of the notable increase in the number of admitted candidates in recent years.” 

The examinable subjects are Political Law and Public International Law (15%), Labor and Social Legislation (10%), Civil Law (15%), Taxation (10%), Mercantile Law (15%), Criminal Law (10%), Remedial Law (20%) and Legal and Judicial Ethics (5%). 

The type of examination given by the administration is a full essay from which the examinees are required to answer in full essay writings within the scope of one (1) month duration exam time. The Bar Exam is considered the hardest examination ever taken in the country. 


For the information of everyone, the checking of the Bar Exam is done manually by the Office of Confidant. Few days prior to the official announcement and publication of result the SC will be conducting a special “en banc” session to decode the Bar Exam results. The decoding process is done by way of opening sealed envelopes containing the names of successful examinees. 


In order to enlist your name on the passer’s column of the Bar Exam 2019 every examinee must have a general average of 75% and no lower grade of 50% in all other subjects taken. In some other factor of passing the Bar Exam, the SC en banc may also be doing some adjustments to the passing percentage. 

The highlights of the four (4) days examination covers the area of:  

*Political Law 

*Labor Law 

*Civil Law 

*Taxation Law 

*Mercantile Law 

*Criminal Law 

*Remedial Law 

*Legal and Judicial Ethics and Practical Exercises 

Just In! Bernabe, chairperson of the 2019 Bar Examination on Thursday called as fake the document making rounds in social media and various electronic platforms that the Bar exam result will be released on April 10, 2020, 

“The Supreme Court will only release official documents and information relative to the Bar Examinations only through its Public Information Office (PIO). 

We will update this webpage once the Supreme Court announces the exact date of releasing the November 2019 Bar Exam Results.  

Check out the Comparative Results for the Bar Examinations in the past 19 years (statistics courtesy of OBC):

YearNo. of ExamineesNo. of PassersPassing Rate

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