The University of Santo Tomas ranked 5th in the top performing schools with more than 100 examinees in the February 2020-2021 Bar examinations after posting a 93.06% passing rate, producing 201 new Thomasian lawyers. Moreover, 25 of the new Thomasian lawyers were exemplary passers who notched an 85-90% passing score.
After a series of postponements due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the historic February 2020-2021 Bar examinations mainly switched to digital mode and was finally held on February 4 and 6, 2022 in 31 testing sites nationwide.
No topnotchers list
In consideration of the circumstances which the two batches of examinees went through amid the pandemic, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines and Bar Chairperson Marvic Leonen noted that the topnotchers list will be withdrawn and instead will be in recognition of the examinees who posted an exemplary performance.
The oath taking ceremonies will take place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on May 2, 2022.