Next Examination for Advocates-on-Record to be held on 3rd, 4th,7th & 8th June, 2019

Next Examination for Advocates-on-Record to be held on 3rd, 4th, 7th & 8th June, 2019. Last date for application is 22.04.2019



New Delhi, the 1st April, 2019

G.S.R. 287(E).—1. Under Rule 5 (i) and (ii) of Order IV, Supreme Court Rules, 2013 and Regulation 2 of the Regulations regarding Advocates-on-Record Examination made thereunder governing the Examination for Advocates-on-Record, it is hereby notified for the information of all concerned that the next Examination for the Advocates-on-Record will be held in the Supreme Court Premises, New Delhi on 3rd, 4th, 7th & 8th June, 2019.

2. All Advocates who will be completing one year’s continuous training on or before 30th April, 2019 are eligible to appear for the aforesaid examination.

3. Applications should reach the Secretary, Board of Examiners, by 22nd April, 2019. The application forms may be obtained from the office of the Secretary on any working day during office hours. No application shall be accepted after 22nd April, 2019.

4. Acceptance of the application is subject to production of requisite certificate of training from an Advocate-on-Record under Regulation 6 of the Regulations regarding Advocates-on-Record Examination.

5. A list of leading Cases with regard to Paper-IV ‘Leading Cases’ is appended to this Notification as Annexure ‘A’.

6. Under Regulation 12 of the Regulations regarding Advocates-on-Record Examination, no application/representation for re-evaluation of answer sheets shall be entertained. Application/representation seeking relief other than in the nature of re-evaluation shall not be entertained beyond a period of 30 days from the date of declaration of the result.

7. In the ensuing examination those who are given roll numbers and who absent themselves in any individual examination paper(s) will be treated as not sufficiently prepared for the examination and will be dealt with under Regulation 5(b) without giving them any further opportunity, and they shall not be permitted to sit for the examination in the year 2020 except for good reason and with the permission of the Chairman of the Board of Examiners.

8. Under Regulation 11 (iii) of the Regulations regarding Advocates-on-Record Examination, a candidate who fails in all the papers of the examination shall not be permitted to appear in the next examination. The candidates, who do not appear in all the papers and fail in the papers in which they have appeared, shall be treated to have failed in all the papers including the papers they have not appeared.

9. Under Regulation 11 (iv) of the Regulations regarding Advocates-on-Record Examination, a candidate shall not be allowed more than five chances to appear at the examination. Appearance even in any one of the
papers in an examination shall be deemed to be a chance.

[F. No. AOR Exam/June/2019]
P. K. GERA, Registrar & Secy., Board of Examiners


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