Top 10: UP grad Rachel Angeli Miranda tops 2015 Bar exams

A graduate from the University of the Philippines (UP)-Diliman College of Law ranked first in the 2015 bar examinations, the Supreme Court announced Tuesday, May 3.

Rachel Angeli Miranda - Top 10 Passers of 2015 Philippine Bar Exams

Rachel Angeli B. Miranda from UP topped the list of 2015 Philippine Bar exam passers. She obtained a passing rate of 87.40 percent.

On Tuesday (May 3), the Supreme Court announced that a total of 1,731 out of the 6,605 (26.21 percent) passed the 2015 Bar exams, with a graduate from the University of the Philippines College of Law leading the elite list of topnotchers.

Below are the Top 10 passers:

1st: Miranda, Rachel Angeli B; University of the Philippines; 87.4000 percent

2nd: Plaza, Athena C.; University of San Carlos; 87.2500 percent

3rd: Aguilar, Jayson C.; University of the Philippines; 86.7500 percent

4th: Arceo, Reginald M.; Ateneo de Manila University; 86.7000 percent

5th: Anderson, Mandy Therese M.; Ateneo de Manila University; 86.7000 percent

6th: Hernandez, Giselle P.; University of the Philippines; 86.1000 percent

7th: Bustamante, Darniel R.; San Beda College Manila; 85.9000 percent

8th: Jacildo, Jecca B.; University of San Carlos; 85.8500 percent

8th: Laut, Soraya S.; Xavier University; 85.8500 percent

8th: Tiu, Jericho R.; Ateneo de Manila University; 85.8500 percent

9th: Hernandez, Jedd Brian R.; University of the Philippines; 85.8000 percent

10th: Buenaventura, Ronel U.; Bulacan State University; 85.7500 percent

10th: Fernando, Lara Carmela G.; San Beda College- Manila; 85.7500 percent

CNN Philippines revealed that Justice Teresita J. Leonardo-De Castro also announced that the oathtaking of the successful Bar candidates will be on June 16, 2016 at 2 p.m. at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC).