H-O Passers: 2022 Bar Exam Result

MANILA, Philippines – The 2022 bar exam results are out online on April 14, 2023, or in five (5) months after the series of tests. The Supreme Court (SC) released the complete list of passers from 9,183 aspiring lawyers who completed the grueling exams. View on this page for H-O list of new lawyers.

H-O Passers: 2022 Bar Exam Result

In a notice to 2022 bar candidates published on the official website of SC, 2022 Bar Chairperson Alfredo Benjamin S. Caguioa said that bar exam results will be released on April 14, 2023.

UPDATE: 3,992 out of 9,183 (43.47%) successfully hurdled the bar exam.

The second digitalized and regionalized bar exam was successfully held on November 9, 13, 16, and 20, 2022 in 14 local testing centers nationwide.



Release Date: April 14, 2023

Bar Passers 2022 by TheSummitExpress on Scribd

NOTE: Traditionally, names of those who have hurdled the exam are being flashed on a widescreen at the Supreme Court. Results can be viewed simultaneously on SC's official website.


The November 2022 Bar Examinations covered the following core bar subjects and their respective weights:

1. Political and International Law (with related tax principles) – 15%

2. Labor Law – 10%

3. Criminal Law (and practical exercises) – 15%

4. Commercial Law – 10%

5. Civil Law I – 15%

6. Civil Law II (and practical exercises) – 10%

7. Remedial Law I – 15%

8. Remedial Law II (with basic tax remedies) and Legal Ethics – 10%


In the 2020-2021 bar exam, SC recorded a historic high of 72.28% passing rate (8,241 out of 11,402), the first bar exam during the COVID-19 pandemic. The high court did not release the list of topnotchers but instead recognized examinees who recorded “exemplary performance”.

In the 2019 bar exam, 27.36% hopefuls (2,103 out of 7,685) passed the series of exams. Mae Diane Azores of the University of Santo Tomas in Legaspi aced the bar with a rating of 91.0490%.

In the 2018 bar exams, only 22.07% (1,800 out of 8,158) passed the exams. Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) graduate Sean James Borja topped the bar with 89.31%.

In the 2017 bar exam, passing rate was 25.55% (1,724 out of 6,748). Graduates of provincial law schools dominated the list of topnotchers. Mark John Simondo, graduate of University of St. La Salle (USLS) in Bacolod, Negros Occidental aced the bar with a grade of 91.05 percent.

In the 2016 exam, a record-breaking 59.06% passing rate was hit. This was a historic high for at least 30 years. All topnotchers came from the provincial law schools, dominating the usual top performing NCR-based schools. University of San Carlos' Karen Mae Calam aced the bar with a rating of 89.05%.


The Philippine bar examinations, dubbed as the most prestigious professional licensure exam in the country for aspiring lawyers, is the only professional exam not handled by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC). It is exclusively supervised by the Supreme Court.

The SC conducts the Bar examinations pursuant to Article VIII, Section 5 of the Constitution which provides that it shall have the power to promulgate rules governing the admission to the practice of law.

The tough examination has the usual passing rate of 20 to 30%.


Refer to the official website of Supreme Court for the bar exam results or at this page for real-time updates and announcements.

— The Summit Express


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  1. sana mapalad na makapasa sa 2022 bar exam. Claiming na ako

  2. Fervently praying that my girlfriend will pass! Thy will be done, Lord!

  3. My friend will pass this!!!!!

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