The Supreme Court of the Philippines issued a bar bulletin number 1 last December 7, 2012 for the Bar Exam 2013 schedule.
The upcoming 2013 Bar Exam will be held at University of Sto. Tomas in Espana, Manila on four sundays of October 2013 (6, 13, 20, and 27).
The 2013 Bar Exam coverage will be strictly fall within the defined syllabus for every subject. Syllabi shall be released on or before December 31 of this year.
The 2013 Bar Exam shall consist of 20% Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and 80% Essay-type questions.The whole examination should be answerable by the average bar examinee within 3 .5 hours (210 minutes) to allow him or her 30 minutes of review time.
For complete details you can check the Supreme Court of Philippines Bar Bulletin No. 1 here.