Part A

Online Application

Application for the 2020 Session 1 Part A Bar Examinations is now open. This application is open to first-timer applicants only. Please read the Guide to Application Process: Part A of the Singapore Bar Exams 2020 Session 1 before applying. Applicants who will graduate after 16 August 2019 but are able to obtain their degree certificates, official academic transcripts and ranking certification documents (if applicable) by 13 March 2020, may also apply. Application will close at 5pm on 16 August 2019.

Re-takers from past sessions who wish to sit for the 2020 Session 1 Examinations must register by writing in to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. between 25 November and 6 December 2019. This does not apply to re-takers from the immediate preceding session (ie 2019 Session 2). Separate instructions will be provided to re-takers from the immediate preceding session.

Key Dates at a Glance

The key dates for the 2019 Session 2 of the Part A Bar Course and Examinations at a glance:



Online Application Period

15 July – 16 August 2019 (5pm)

Last day for applicants to submit supporting documents and payment for examinations.

23 August 2019


Receive conditional candidature email

End October 2019

Part A Bar Course Registration and Payment

November 2019

Part A Bar Course

January – April 2020

Acknowledgement of Examinations Notices, Instructions and Rules

28 January - 14 February 2020

Last day for applicants to advise of disability and special needs

6 March 2020

Application to use PSEA funds to reimburse Examinations Fees

9 - 27 March 2020

Last day:

a) Applicants with conditional candidature to meet requirements and submit documentary proof;

b) Applicants to withdraw candidature.

13 March 2020

Administrative Registration Exercise

18 – 20 March 2020

e-Exams Setup Testing 

On a date to be finalised: Between 3 - 13 April 2020 (both dates inclusive)

Examinations Period

Dates to be finalised: Between 20 April - 15 May 2020 (both dates inclusive)


(Successful applicants will be notified of the actual Examination dates in due course)


Last Updated: 15 July 2019