The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday announced that the 2022 online and regionalized Bar examinations will be held on Nov. 9, 13, 16, and 20.
The SC through Associate Justice Alfredo Benjamin S. Caguioa, chairperson of the Bar examinations committee, stressed that “unforeseen circumstances and contingencies” may necessitate rescheduling of the dates.
“Details pertaining to the exam venue selections will be announced in a later bulletin,” Caguioa said, in a Bar Bulletin. Rey E. Requejo
“In light of the Supreme Court’s continuous efforts towards a regionalized and digitalized platform for the conduct of the Bar Examinations, and following the success of the 2020/21 Bar Examinations, the Supreme Court will continue to use Examplify, a secure examination delivery program, for the 2022 Bar “Examinations, during which the examinees will use their own devices in their preferred venue, monitored by in-person proctors and closed-circuit television cameras in the exam rooms,” Caguioa added.
The Bar committee chairperson said that access to the computer-based testing software will be available to all Bar Examinations applicants approved to take the 2022 Bar Examinations, whether conditional or unconditional. Approved applicants are advised to periodically monitor their Bar PLUS-registered email and Bar PLUS accounts for the list of conditionally or unconditionally approved applicants.
“The instructions on how to use and navigate Examplify will be announced in a separate bulletin, which will include Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding the process of registration, access, and use of the program, the recommended system requirements for the examinees’ devices, as well as the list of allowable accessories and peripherals,” the SC bulletin stated.