The Supreme Court through a notification published on its website on April 6th, 2018 has announced that its next examination for Advocate-On-Record will be held on June 12, 13, 14 and 15 on the Supreme Court premises.
All Advocates who will be completing one-year continuous training on or before 30th April 2018 are eligible to appear for the AOR examination.
The last date on which applications should reach the Secretary, Board of Examiners is 28th April 2018. The applications form can be obtained from the office of the Secretary on any working day during office hours.
As per the notification, the application must be accompanied by a certificate of training from an Advocate-On-Record under Regulation 6 of the Regulations regarding Advocate-On-Record Examination.
The AOR exam consists of four papers on Drafting, Practice and Procedure of Supreme Court, Advocacy and Professional Ethics and leading cases.
The notification is accompanied by four notices and an annexure containing the syllabus and a list of leading cases.
It is mandatory to clear AOR examination if one wants to practice in the Supreme Court. Only an Advocate-On-Record can plead for a party in the Supreme Court of India.