For students planning to take the February 2021 NY Bar exam please see this important application deadline information from the New York Board of Law Examiners.
“February 2021 examination, registration will proceed on a rolling basis.
The first application filing period will take place from November 1 – 15, 2020 (all applications must be completed and fully submitted by 11:59 PM ET):Eligibility Requirements for the First Application Filing Period:
- First-time Juris Doctor candidates who (1) graduated from an ABA-approved law school in the United States in 2020, who will graduate in January or February 2021, or who are eligible as Pro Bono Scholars, and (2) who did not take any bar examination (in person or remotely) in any U.S. state, district or territory during 2020.
- Juris Doctor candidates who (1) graduated from an ABA-approved law school in the United States between 2016 and 2020 and (2) who sat for at least one prior bar exam in New York between July 2016 and February 2020.
After the first application filing period closes, there will be a short pause in the process and the application numbers will be assessed. A second application filing period will then open.”