Part A

Eligibility Requirements

To apply to sit for the Part A Bar Examinations, you must fulfil the following requirements:

  1. You are a Singapore citizen or permanent resident.

  2. You have graduated with an applicable law degree from an overseas scheduled university, and have attained at least lower second class honours or have been ranked as being amongst the highest 70% of your batch of graduates (ranking requirements); and

  3. If you are completing your final year of the applicable law degree from an overseas scheduled university, you will need to graduate meeting the ranking requirements on or before 16 March 2018 in order to sit for the 2018 session 1 of the Part A Bar Examinations. In the meantime, you should still submit an application during the online application period.

If you do not meet the above eligibility requirements, you can consider applying for an exemption. Details of the exemption application procedure can be found on the Ministry of Law’s website.

Note: For requirements (a) and (b), you must have applied for an exemption or obtained the exemption by the time you submit your application to sit for the Part A Bar Examinations.

 

Last Updated: 14 July 2017