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 may submit an application during the online application period if you will need to graduate meeting the ranking requirements a stipulated deadline. For more details of the stipulated deadlines, please visit http://www.sile.edu.sg/current-and-upcoming-sessions.

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: 21 August 2017