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 SkillsFuture Account balance (if applicable)

30 May - 13 June 2024 (5 pm)


Fees information and payment method

30 May - 13 June 2024 (5 pm)


Conditional Candidature email

By 29 June 2024


Administration Registration Exercise (ARE)
(for NUS, SMU and SUSS graduates only)

9 - 11 July 2024


Part B Course information

By 10 July 2024


Part B Course

17 July - 20 December 2024


Last day to furnish any other supporting documents

31 July 2024


Application to use Post-Secondary Education Account to reimburse Course fee (for Singaporean only)

19 - 30 August 2024


Confirmation of Candidature

By 30 August 2024


E-Exams Onboarding

2 September - 18 November 2024



Last day for applicants to advise of disability and special needs

7 October 2024



E-acknowledgment of Examinations Notices, Instructions and Rules

4 November 2024



Examination Period

Between 3 - 20 December 2024 (both dates inclusive)

NOTE: The above dates are subject to change.


3.  Online Application

Dear Candidates,
The online application portal is now open, and will remain open until 13 June 2024.
The online application portal can be accessed via
For Applicants who just sat for the 2024 Session 1 Part A Examinations, kindly hold off from applying for Part B until the Part A results are released (estimated by early June).
Read through our 2024 Part B Application Guide to understand the overall requirements and follow through with the application process.

Last Updated: 30 May 2024