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Rule 14-711. Grading and passing theBar Examination.

(a) Grading theWritten Component of the Bar Examination. MEE and MPT answers shall beuniformly graded on a scale from zero to five points. In order to assuremaximum fairness and uniformity in grading, the Board or its designees shallprescribe procedures and standards for grading to be used by all graders.

(b) Scoring theWritten Component of the Bar Examination. The MEE and MPT scores added togetherconstitute the raw Written Component score. The raw Written Component score isscaled to the MBE portion of the examination using the standard deviationmethod.

(c) Weighting of examcomponents. The MBE score is weighted 50%, the MEE score is weighted 30% andthe MPT score is weighted 20% in calculating the Applicant?s total score.

(d) Passing grade.The Applicant?s total score is the sum of the scaled MBE score and the scaledWritten Component score. The total score is based on a 400-point scale. A totalscore of 270 or above is required to pass the Bar Examination.

(e) Bar Examinationresults are final. Bar Examination answers will not be reread, reevaluated orregraded by the Bar or its designees.

(f) Number ofattempts.? An Applicant who has failed to earn a score equivalent to aUBE score of 270 or above after six examinations taken in this or any other jurisdictionof a U.S. state, territory, or the District of Columbia shall not be permittedto sit for the Bar Examination nor be admitted by transferred UBE score in thisstate except upon permission of the Admissions Committee for good cause shown. A petition providing clear andconvincing evidence of good cause must be filed with the Deputy General Counselby the retake deadline. Late applications will not be accepted.

Effective September1, 2020.