The Supreme Court on Sunday said only 9,196 of the 9,207 examinees who were qualified to take the second day of the 2022 online and regionalized Bar examinations finished the tests yesterday.
Because of this, only 9,196 examinees are qualified to take the third day of the examinations set on Wednesday, Nov. 16.
The Nov. 13 examinations were on Criminal Law (and practical exercises) from 8 a.m. to noon and Commercial Law from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
On the third day set on Nov. 16, the examinations will be on Civil Law I in the morning, and Civil Law II (and practical exercises) in the afternoon.
On Nov. 20, the last day of the examinations, the subjects covered are Remedial Law I in the morning, with Remedial Law II (with basic tax remedies), and Legal Ethics in the afternoon.
The SC’s Public Information Office said that in the National Capital Region (NCR), there were 579 examinees who finished the tests at San Beda University; 762 at De La Salle University; 331 at Manila Adventist College; 2,227 at Ateneo de Manila University; and 636 at University of the Philippines in Taguig City.
In Luzon, 946 examinees finished the tests at Saint Louis University in Baguio City; 333 at De La Salle Lipa in Lipa City, Batangas; and 439 at the University of Nueva Caceres in Naga City, Camarines Sur.
There were 708 examinees at the University of Cebu in Cebu City; 492 at the University of San Carlos, Cebu City; and 360 at the Dr. Vicente Orestes Romualdez Foundation, Tacloban City.
In Mindanao, 440 examinees took and finished the test at XavierUniversity – Ateneo de Cagayan in Cagayan de Oro City; 706 at Ateneo de Davao University, Davao City; and 237 at Ateneo de Zamboanga University in Zamboanga City, Zamboanga del Sur.
Meanwhile, SC justices led by Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo visited various testing sites during the second day of the 2022 online and regionalized Bar examinations on Sunday.
Gesmundo visited the SC’s bar exams headquarters at the University of Nueva Caceres in Naga City.
Associate Justice Alfredo Benjamin S. Caguioa, chairperson of the 2022 Bar examinations committee, was at the San Beda University and Manila Adventist College.
At De La Salle University, Justice Caguioa was with Associate Justice Samuel H. Gaerlan.
Senior Associate Justice Marvic M.V.F. Leonen was at Saint Louis University in Baguio City.
Associate Justice Ramon Paul L. Hernando, the incoming 2023 Bar examinations chairperson, visited the SC’s Bar examinations headquarters at the De La Salle University in Manila.
Associate Justice Amy C. Lazaro-Javier, on the other hand, visited the testing site at the De La Salle University in Lipa City, Batangas.