The New York Board of Bar Examiners administers the New York State Bar Exam twice each year. The exam is given on the last consecutive Tuesday and Wednesday of February and July.
2018 New York Bar Exam Dates2018: February 27-28; and July 24-25.
2019 New York Bar Exam Dates2019: February 26-27; and July 30-31.
2020 New York Bar Exam Dates2020: February 25-26; and July 28-29.
Filing DatesIn order to take the New York bar exam in either February or July, an applicant must file an application within certain dates. According to past practice, it is likely that an applicant would have to file their application:
- by the end of November for each February exam; or
- by the end of April for each July.