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10,392 examinees recorded on 2nd day of 2023 Bar exams

A total of 10,392 examinees across the country took the 2023 Bar examinations on its second day Wednesday, the Supreme Court public information office said.

This was slightly lower compared to the 10,404 examinees recorded on the first day of the examination on Sunday.

For the second day, the testing center with the most number of examinees was San Beda University - Manila with 1,610.

The following were the number of examinees in other testing centers:

  • University of the Philippines - Diliman with 1,065 examinees;
  • Saint Louis University with 988;
  • Ateneo de Davao University with 946;
  • University of San Jose - Recoletos with 924;
  • University of Santo Tomas with 730;
  • San Beda College - Alabang  with 722;
  • University of the Philippines - BGC with 705;
  • University of Nueva Caceres with 550;
  • University of San Carlos with 519;
  • Xavier University with 530;
  • Cagayan State University with 393;
  • Manila Adventist College with 387;
  • Dr. Vicente Orestes Romualdez Educational Foundation  with 323;

Bar chairperson and Associate Justice Paul Hernando said the release of the Bar results as well as the oath-taking and signing of the roll of attorneys will be held before Christmas.

“This year, however, following the examples of my recent predecessors as Bar Chair, the time spent by the Examinees waiting in agony for the results of the exams will be cut short: my team and I are eyeing the release of the results of the 2023 Bar Examinations in early December before Christmas day,” he said.

“The results will, God-willing, come out in early December, before Christmas day,” he added.

The first day of the exams was conducted on September 18, Monday, and the third day will be on September 24, Sunday.—Joviland Rita/AOL, GMA Integrated News