Part B

2024 Part B Course

1.  Course Overview

  1. The preparatory course leading to Part B of the Singapore Bar Examinations (“Part B Course” or “the Course”) is conducted by the Singapore Institute of Legal Education (“SILE”) for qualified persons under the Legal Profession Act 1966 who seek to be admitted as advocates and solicitors of the Supreme Court of Singapore. Attending the Part B Course and passing the Part B Examinations are pre-requisites to admission pursuant to section 13(1) of the Legal Profession Act 1966.
  2. The 2024 Session of the Part B Course and Examinations will be conducted from 17 July 2024 to 20 December 2024, both dates inclusive. The duration of the Course is inclusive of its Examinations.
  3. The Part B Course may be held during or outside office hours. Part or all of the Course may be conducted through an online meeting/webinar platform.


2.  Key Dates at a Glance

The key dates for the 2024 Part B Course and Examinations are as follows:





Online application period, submission of scanned copies of supporting documents, screenshot of the payment receipt and screenshot of Skills Future Account balance (if applicable)

End-May 2024*


Fees information and payment method

End-May 2024*


Conditional Candidature email

By 14 June 2024


Document Verification Exercise (for NUS, SMU and SUSS graduates only)

12 - 14 July 2024


Part B Course information

By 12 July 2024


2024 Part B Course

19 July - 22 December 2024


Last day to furnish any other supporting documents

31 July 2024


Confirmation of Candidature

By 16 August 2024


Application to use Post-Secondary Education Account to reimburse Course fee

17 to 31 August 2024



Last day for applicants to advise of disability and special needs

2 October 2024



E-acknowledgment of Examinations Notices, Instructions and Rules

1 November 2024



Examinations Period

Dates to be finalised:

Between 2 - 20 December 2024 (both dates inclusive)

NOTE: The above dates are subject to change.
*Application period for 2024 Part B shall be end-May 2024 and shall last for a period of 2 weeks. An announcement will be posted to the SILE website once the application period commences.


3.  Online Application

The online application portal will be open from End-May 2024 onwards.
Read through our 2023 Part B Application Guide to understand the overall requirements and follow through with the application process.

Last Updated: 9 May 2024