FAQs

Part B Application

1. How do I apply, and when is the deadline?

A: The online application portal will be open sometime in April and closes sometime in May each year.

2. My final examination results will only be released in June. Will I be able to apply for the Part B course though I will not be able to produce all of my supporting documents within 14 days from the submission of the online application?

A: You may apply online during the application period and follow the instructions applicable to those waiting for final year examination results. You will be given conditional acceptance pending the fulfilment of the requirements of being a qualified person.

3. My relevant legal training ends after the closing date of application for the Part B Course. I am able to complete it before the Part B Course starts. Will I still be able to apply for the Part B course?

A: You may apply online during the application period and follow the instruction applicable to those who are due to complete your relevant legal training before the Part B Course starts. You will be given conditional acceptance and be duly registered in the Course pending the fulfilment of the requirements of being a qualified person. If, you fail to complete your 6 months of relevant legal training before the Course commences, your application will be deemed invalid and rejected.

4. Can I pay the course fees by cash/nets/bank transfer/visa/master/PayPal etc.?

A: The Institute does not accept other payment modes except for crossed cheque or cashier’s order made payable to “SILE”. Post-dated cheques are not acceptable.

5. Will it be possible to use CPF funds to cover at least part of the Part B course and examination fees?

A: No. However, you may use the fund balance from your PSEA for reimbursement of part of or all of the course fees. Please note that you will still need to make full payment of the Course fees when submitting your application.

6. What documents do I have to send/bring by hand to the Institute after I have received the online application confirmation email?

A: The documents needed are set out in the Guide to Application Process and Application Checklist.

7. Will I be able to request for a change of electives?

A: No, the institute will not allow a change of electives once you have submitted your online application.

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Last Updated: 25 May 2017