2020 Exam Schedule

*All Dates and schedules are subject to change without notice.

For more information, refer to our FAQs, Exam Information and Rules and Policies.

Registration Deadlines (as found in tables that follow):

Exam Session               Registration Opens                   

Deadline to Register, Apply for Accommodations and Request Alternate Locations [ at noon ET ]

January
2020
October 2019November 15, 2019
May
2020
February 2020March 20, 2020
August
2020
May 1, 2020June 19, 2020
October
2020
July 2020September 18, 2020

 

January 2020
January 20 – 24

Registration begins: October 2019 (TBD)

Deadline for Registration: November 15, 2019, 12:00 noon (Eastern Time)

 MorningAfternoon
January 20        RemediesCdn. Professional Responsibility
January 21TortsFoundations of Canadian Law
January 22Business OrganizationsCanadian Constitutional Law
January 23Civil ProcedureCanadian Administrative Law
January 24Commercial LawCanadian Criminal Law
January 24Taxation 

NCA examinations in Toronto will be written at the International Centre.
6900 Airport Road, 
Mississauga, ON  L4V 1E8

All other locations will be posted 2-4 weeks prior to the exams.


May 2020  – CANCELLED (please read our advisory)
May 11 to 15

Registration begins:  February 2020 (TBD)

Deadline for registration: March 20, 2020, 12:00 noon (Eastern Time)

 Morning 
       N/A      Family Law                 Cdn. Professional Responsibility
       N/A  ContractFoundations of Canadian Law
       N/A  EvidenceCanadian Constitutional Law
       N/A  PropertyCanadian Administrative Law
       N/A  TrustCanadian Criminal Law

NCA Examinations will be held at a location yet to be determined.

All  locations will be posted 2-4 weeks prior to the exams.


August 2020
August 13 to 14 and August 17-21

Registration begins: May 1, 2020 

Deadline for registration: June 19, 2020,  12:00 noon (Eastern Time)

 MorningAfternoon
August 13      EvidenceContracts
August 14Family Property
August 17Remedies     Cdn. Professional Responsibility
August 18TortsFoundations of Canadian Law
August 19Business OrganizationsCanadian Constitutional Law
August 20Civil ProcedureCanadian Administrative Law
August 21Commercial Law/Taxation/Trusts     Canadian Criminal Law

Examinations will be in an online format, unless otherwise indicated. You will be required to register for your preferred start time, prior to the date of the exam. Registration details will be provided shortly.

The format or style of NCA exams are unchanged: they are open book, long response form. Candidates will have four (4) hours to complete the exam(s). 


October 2020
October 26 to 30

Registration begins: July 2020 (TBD)

Deadline for registration: September 18, 2020, 12:00 noon (Eastern Time)

 MorningAfternoon
October 26       Family Law      Cdn. Professional Responsibility
October 27ContractFoundations of Canadian Law
October 28EvidenceCanadian Constitutional Law
October 29PropertyCanadian Administrative Law
October 30TrustCanadian Criminal Law

Examinations will be in an online format, unless otherwise indicated. 

The format or style of NCA exams are unchanged: they are open book, long response form.  Candidates will have four (4) hours to complete the exam(s).