According to results of the 2012 National Bar Examination (short answer test) released by the Ministry of Justice on June 7, the number of students achieving the score required to pass the short answer test, ranked in order of graduate law school, is as follows.
＜Rank＞ ＜Graduate Law School＞ ＜Number＞ ＜Previous Year＞
1 Chuo University 399 (366)
2 Waseda University 332 (291)
3 University of Tokyo 303 (345)
4 Keio University 285 (292)
5 Meiji University 247 (269)
*The number in ( ) represents the number of students achieving the score required to pass the short answer test in the previous year.
The final announce of successful examinees is set for Tuesday, September 11.