Part A

Online Application

The Institute will accept online applications to sit for the 2018 Session 1 Part A Bar Course and Examinations from 17 July to 18 August 2017.

Please read the Guide to Application Process for 2018 Session 1 Part A Bar Course and Examinations carefully before you start your online application process. The online application link is found within the guide.

Upon successful completion of your online application, you will receive an application acknowledgement email. Please print the application checklist, application acknowledgment email and the submitted online application and mail it with the required supporting documents to:

Singapore Institute of Legal Education
(Application for Part A Bar Examinations)
8 Eu Tong Sen Street
#24-92, The Central
Singapore 059818


The application package is to reach us within 14 days upon the completion and submission of your online application, or by 5:00pm on 25 August 2017 (whichever is the earlier). If payment and supporting documents are not received by then, the application will be treated as withdrawn. The Institute will not be sending any email reminders if we do not receive your supporting documents and your online application will be deemed as withdrawn.

You may wish to consider sending your application package by registered mail or courier service. We will communicate with you by email if clarifications are needed by the Institute. Please note that incomplete submissions will delay the processing of your application.

Application Outcome

Applicants will be informed of the outcome by end October 2017 or earlier. As we expect a large number of applicants, we regret that we will not be able to attend to enquiries on the status of applications or receipt of documents. We will communicate with you by email if clarifications are needed in relation to your application.

Key Dates at a Glance

The key dates for the 2018 Session 1 of the Part A Bar Course and Examinations at a glance:



Online Application Period

17 July – 18 August 2017 (5pm)

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

25 August 2017


Receive conditional candidature email

End October 2017 or earlier

Part A Bar Course Registration

November 2017

2018 Part A Bar Course

January – April 2018

Last day for applicants to advise of disability and special needs

2 March 2018

Last day:

a) Applicants to meet requirements and submit documentary proof;

b) For applicants to withdraw candidature.

16 March 2018

Examinations Period

Between 23 April – 19 May 2018 (both dates inclusive)


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


Last Updated: 14 July 2017