Syllabus for advocate examination


Examination For Enrolment As Advocate: Time 4 Hours
SYLLABUS Examinations
for enrolment as Advocates
Total Marks-100
6(six) questions to be answered taking one from each Group
Time- 4 hours
  • Section 2 : Definition
  • Sections 9 to 12 : Jurisdiction and Res Judicata
  • Sections 15 to 20 : Place of Suing
  • Sections 22 to 24 : Power of transfer of suits
  • Sections 38, 39 & 48 : About Execution of decree
  • Sections 96,97,104,105 & 107: Appeal from decree
  • Order (See Order 41, Rules 1 to 6 and Order 43 Rule 1)
  • Section 114; Review (See Order 47 Rule 1)
  • Section 115 : Revision
  • Section 144 : Restitution
  • Section 151 : Inherent Power of Court
  • Order 6 Rule 17: Amendment of pleadings
  • Order 7 Rules 1 to 15 : Plaint
  • Order 8 Rules 1 to 8 :Written Statement and set off
  • Order 23 Rules 1 to 3 :Withdrawal & adjustment
  • Order 38 Rules 5 to 12 : Attachment before judgment
  • Order 39 Rules 1 to 4: Temporary injunction
  • Order 40 Rule 1: Appointment of Receiver.
  • Section 9 : Suit for possession
  • Sections 12 to 17 : Contracts which may be specifically enforced
  • Sections 21 & 22 : Contracts not specifically enforced and discretion of court
  • Sections 39 & 40 : Cancellation of instrument
  • Section 42 : Declaration of status or right
  • Section 45 : Power to order to do specific acts.
  • Sections 52 to 57 : Injunctions.
  • Section 4 : Definitions
  • Section 6 : Classes of criminal courts
  • Sections 9,10,12, & 14 : Court of Session, District Magistrate, Subordinate Magistrate & Special Magistrates
  • Sections 107 to 110 : Security for keeping the peace and for good behavior
  • Section 144 : Temporary order in urgent cases.
  • Sections 145 & 146 : Dispute as to immovable property
  • Sections 154 & 155 : Information in cases
  • Sections 172 & 175 : Diary investigation, Report of police officer
  • Sections 200 to 205 :Complaints to Magistrates & Commencement of Proceeding.
  • Sections 241 to 249 : Trial of summons cases.
  • Sections 404 to 410, 412 to 414, 417 to 420: Appeals.
  • Sections 435, 436, 438, 439 and 439A: Reference and revision
  • Section 476: Procedure in cases in section 195
  • Section 488 :Order for maintenance of wives and children
  • Sections 496 to 498 and 498A : Bail
  • Sections 526, 526B and 528 : Transfer of cases
GROUP-D: PENAL CODE, 1860 (Marks-16)
  • Sections 34 & 35 :Common intention, when such act is criminal
  • Sections 96 & 97: Right of private defence
  • Section 107: Abatement
  • Section 149 : Prosecution of common object
  • Sections 299, 300, 301, 304 & 304A: Offence affecting life
  • Sections 319 to 322, 324 & 326 : Hurt
  • Sections 339 & 340: Wrongful restraint and confinement
  • Sections 359 & 362 : Kidnapping & abduction
  • Section 375 : Rape
  • Sections 378 to 380 : Theft
  • Section 383 : Extortion
  • Sections 390, 391, 394 & 396 : Robbery & dacoity
  • Sections 403 & 405: Dishonest misappropriation & breach of trust
  • Sections 415, 416 & 420 : Cheating
  • Section 425 : Mischief
  • Sections 441 & 446 : Criminal trespass
  • Sections 463 & 464: Forgery.
GROUP-E: (Marks-16)
  • Section 3: Suits to be dismissed if instituted after limitation
  • Section 5 : Extension of period
  • Section 6 : Legal disability
  • Section 12 : Exclusion of time in legal proceeding
  • Section 14 : Exclusion of time spent bonafide in other forum
  • Section 18 : Effect of fraud
  • Section 19 : Effect of acknowledgment
  • Section 20 : Effect of payment
  • Section 23 : Continuing breaches and wrongs.
  • Section 29 : Savings.
(ii) EVIDENCE ACT, 1872
  • Section 17 : Admission
  • Sections 24 to 26 Confession
  • Sections 32 & 33: Statement of persons who cannot be called as witness
  • Sections 59 & 60 : Oral evidence
  • Sections 61 & 63 : Documentary evidence
  • Sections 74 & 75 : Public & Private document
  • Sections 101 to 106 and 114, 115: Burden of proof and presumption, estoppel
  • Sections 137 to 142, 145,146,151, 152, 155, 157 and 159 : Examination of witness.
GROUP-F : (Marks-20)
Ethics, Bar Council Rules and Legal Decisions
  1. Rules of Professional Etiquette.
  2. Functions, formation and power of the Bangladesh Bar Council and difference between Bar Council & Bar Association.
  3. Legal decisions and reports.

Fees for Enrolment

Description Fees
 Registration  400.00
 Examination for enrolment as advocate  2400.00
 Enrolment Examination Late fee  200.00
 Examination for High Court enrolment as advocate  6000.00
 High Court Examination Late Fee  200.00
 Examination for Viva as advocate  300.00
 Examination for High Court Viva as advocate  1000.00
 Re- Examination for enrolment as advocate  700.00
 Re- Examination for High Court enrolment as advocate  1000.00

Enrolment Procedure

Enrolment Procedure
1. A citizen of Bangladesh who has obtained a law degree from any University in Bangladesh or our side Bangladesh regencies by the Bar Council or was called to the Bar is entiltled to be enrolled as Advocate provide that he / she has to qualify in the enrolment examination held under the direction and supervision of the Enrollment Committee of the Bar Council. Before appearing at the enrolment examination every person except the persons who were admitted as Advocates in any Country from the SAARC reason or who were called to the Bar, shall have to undergo pupilage for a period of 6(six) months in the Chamber of an Advocate of at least 10 years standing in the profession and is considered by the concerned Bar Association to be fit and capable of accepting pupil for imparting legal training.
Provided that a person shall be capable of being a pupil immediately after appearing at the final examination for a degree in law. In the event of failure to succeed in the law degree examination the contract of pupilage shall also fail. Such person shall have to execute fresh contract of pupilage after appearing at the next examination for the law degree.
A dully filled up Registration Form prescribed by the Bar Council along with the contract of pupilage should reach the Secretary of the Bar Council within 30 days of its execution along with an affidavit shorn in by the pupil affirming execution of such contract. He /she shall also enclose therewith a Pay order/Bank draft of Tk. 400/- (four hundred) only in favour of the “Bangladesh Br Council” as Registration fee. The photocopy o9r typed form of contract of pupilage and the affidavit on stamp paper is acceptable. The photocopy or typed form of Registration Form on Cartridge paper or ledger paper is acceptable.
2. After completion of the pupilage as well as publication of the result of law degree examination a candidate shall have to apply in prescribed Form ‘A’ for appearing written examination for enrolment as Advocate along with the requisites depicted therein including an affidavit in support of his application. The prescribed Form ‘A’ Affidavit and Form ‘G’ are enclosed the prospectus.
3. Every applicant for admission as an Advocate shall have to pass a written and a viva voce examination conducted by the Enrolment Committee of the Bar Council. The written examination shall be of one paper of 100 marks and the duration of the examination shall be of 4 hours. To qualify in th4 written examination a candidate shall have to obtain 50 marks to qualify in the written examination and, thereafter, the qualified candidate shall have to undertake a Bar Vocational Course of six weeks conducted by the Legal Education & Training Institute of the Bangladesh Bar Council and then he /she shall have to appear in viva voce examination. Pass marks of viva voce examination is 25 out of 50.
Qualified candidates of the written examination shall have to a pass the viva voce examination in three attempts within a period of three years from the date of his /her written examination result.

Rules of Enrolment

The purpose of pupilage is to acquire knowledge and experience in client interview, preparation of brief, finding of law and citations, conducting and arguing cases before the court and following or even emulating the senior. A pupil must closely follow this senior who is an eminent advocate of the Bar and help him in all matters concerning preparation and presentation of cases before the court so that he may learn through experience and practice. A pupil should be utmost respectful and obedient to his senior. He must not shirk any responsibility given by his senior and shall ever be ready to assist his senior as desired by and demanded by him. The attendance of the pupil to his senior’s chamber and also to the court house with his senior should be regular. The senior will certify his regular attendance. Any irregularity in attendance will be viewed with disfavour. It is expected as always that the senior (pupil master) will be kind and considerate to his pupil and encourage them to grow into true lawyers following their example.

University of York


The University of York is a campus university in the city of York, England. Established in 1963, York has expanded to more than 30 departments and centres, covering a wide range of subjects. In the last Research Assessment Exercise York was named the 6th best research institution in the United Kingdom.
Situated on the outskirts of the city, the University of York campus is approximately 200 acres (0.81 km2) in size, incorporating the York Science Park and the National Science Learning Centre. The institution also occupies historic buildings in York. The University of York is divided into eight colleges, which have similarities to the traditional colleges of the collegiate Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Durham, and which also provide halls of residence for a number of students. All students are allocated to a college.
The University of York offers undergraduate and postgraduate opportunities in the arts, sciences and social sciences. York’s teaching and research is outstanding: 20 out of 23 departments assessed for teaching quality have received Excellent scores, while in research terms, 18 departments have been awarded 5 or 5*.
The University of York provides its students with a supportive and cosmopolitan learning environment. International students make up around 18 per cent of the student population across all subject areas.
The University of York combines the advantages of a university large enough to provide a vibrant social and cultural environment with those of a smaller community able to be welcoming and friendly to its students. The College system helps break the University of York into smaller units making it easy to meet people and make friends.

Why study at the University of York?

Because we …
  • are ranked the 8th best university in the UK*
  • are ranked the 74th top university in the world**
  • are an international leader in research
  • offer excellent support for our students
  • are located in the beautiful, historic city of York
  • are located around 2 hours from London by train
  • are well known for our high teaching quality
  • have over 180 student societies
  • have a safe, beautiful parkland campus
  • have a lower cost of living than larger cities
* according to the Sunday Times University Guide 2007 ** according to The Times Higher World University Ranking 2007

Services for International Students

The International Office at the University of York provides a wide range of services for international students before and during their studies to help them prepare adequately and minimise culture shock. In addition, there is a dedicated international student support service and English language training unit. There are also several social and welfare networks.


International students (non EU) are currently provided with accommodation for the full duration of their course provided they apply before the deadlines. All accommodation is on or within walking distance of the main campus and mixed by subject so it is easy to meet students from all departments of the University of York.
Various kinds of fully furnished and centrally heated accommodation are available. All students have their own study bedroom with Internet access and share a kitchen and bathroom, but some en-suite rooms are available. Most colleges have common rooms, computer room, bar, restaurant, TV room, laundry, telephone facilities and portering service. The University of York's accommodation charges are very competitive. Costs range from £72 to £88 per week and can be let for 38 or 51 weeks. There is a small number of flats for students with partners or families, subject to availability.


The University of York campus is approximately 200 acres (0.81 km2) in size, incorporating the York Science Park and the National Science Learning Centre
The on-campus supermarket stocks a range of specialist foods, such as Halal meat (frozen meat in stock, raw meat can be ordered), Kosher (available on request), Gluten-free, Fair trade and authentic Chinese products.
York is well known for its bars and pubs, from chic bistros to original and quirky bars, chilled out café bars and traditional pubs. According to legend there are 365 pubs, one for every day of the year. For more variety, the cities of Leeds and Manchester are just a short train journey away.
York’s reputation as a tourist centre benefits its students, with a year-round programme of festivals, including the comedy festival, Viking festival, food festival, and German Christmas market.
York has an excellent art-house cinema which offers screenings of independent, mainstream and world cinema. For big-name blockbusters there’s the large, modern Vue complex just a bus ride away at the Clifton Moor Park.
And the free Students’ Union night bus ensures you get to and from your night in the city in comfort and security.
On campus, there’s the Students' Union with 4 major events each weekend - Battle of the Bands, Drama Society shows and other society events.

Health centre

There is an on-campus Health Centre. Students may register with the medical practice which offers regular surgeries by appointment.


Situated almost exactly half way between London and Edinburgh, York is conveniently located in the UK close to the larger cities of Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield. The city is also close to the Yorkshire Dales National Park and within an hour from the picturesque Yorkshire coastline.
Trains take around 2 hours from London, and 2.5 hours from Edinburgh. York has good road links, being accessible from the A1, M1 and the M62. Heathrow Airport can be reached in 3.5 hours, and Manchester Airport in 1.5 hours. Ferries from Hull and the nearby Leeds-Bradford Airport provide easy links to mainland Europe.
The city of York is world famous for its historic buildings and streets. The heart of the city is circled by medieval walls and a walk through the winding streets offers the opportunity to visit cafés, pubs, clubs, restaurants, museums and shops in a unique setting. Despite its ancient history however, York still has a cosmopolitan feel and a vibrant nightlife.

University of Winchester


The University of Winchester is located close to the centre of the ancient cathedral city of Winchester, an hour away from London in the shadow of the beautiful South Downs. It also has a site in Basingstoke known as Chute House in the heart of its vibrant commercial sector.

Winchester is a university on a human scale, with under 6,000 students studying a broad range of programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The culture of the University is informal, with an emphasis on providing a supportive community for students to unlock their potential and become the best they can be in their chosen careers.

The institution has a long history, having been established in 1840, and it combines this heritage with innovative and forward-looking teaching and learning. Research and knowledge transfer is also key, underpinning all our teaching, from Foundation Degree to PhD level. Winchester has scholars who are at the very forefront of their disciplines.


The university of Winchester offers catered and self-catering accommodation on campus and University Managed Housing in the city - all of which are located within walking distance of the University and the city centre. The University’s Student Housing Services team also offer helpful advice on private housing in the city.


Student life is centred on our King Alfred Campus, which is situated in the shadow of the South Downs, within walking distance of the historic cathedral city of Winchester. There is a mixture of new and old buildings, all offering excellent facilities for learning and teaching, which are continually updated to enhance the student experience.
The King Alfred Campus includes the University Centre (Student Union), Martial Rose Library, Chapel, sports facilities, IT Centre and Faculty buildings where the majority of lectures and seminars take place. Many undergraduate students live on campus in the halls of residence and the self-catering accommodation at nearby West Downs.

Services for International students

International students can also access specialist services which include pre-arrival advice and an international induction programme. Student support advisers can be seen at any time for help with academic and related personal issues. Students are helped from their initial inquiries onwards. It is appreciated that students coming from overseas are likely to have a lot of questions which often need answering before arrival. The university does it best to answer these questions, whether by telephone, email or letter as quickly as possible. The University also has an organisation run through the student Union which aims to help integrate international students into life at Winchester.