Sunday, September 30, 2012

Bar Examinations 2012

The annual Bar Examinations administered by the Supreme Court will be held on October 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2012 at the University of Santo Tomas in EspaƱa, Manila.

This year's Committee on Bar Examinations is chaired by Supreme Court Associate Justice Martin S. Villarama, Jr.

In all four Sundays of October, the UST gates will open at 5:00 a.m. for the Bar examinees and will close at 7:30 a.m.. The first Sunday is allotted for Political Law with a corresponding weight of 15% on the examinee's general average, and Labor and Social Legislation with a weight of 10%; second Sunday, Civil Law (15%) and Taxation (10%); third Sunday, Commercial Law (15%) and Criminal Law (10%); and fourth Sunday, Remedial Law (20%) and Legal Ethics and Practical Exercises (5%).

Per Bar Matter No. 2502, a Supreme Court En Banc Resolution, the exam for each subject will be composed of 60% multiple-choice questions and 40% essay questions. The multiple-choice portion will corrected electronically while the essay portion will be corrected by the examiner manually.

The practical exercises portion of the last exam will be in the form of a Trial Memorandum Writing Test.


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