Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC)

What you learn



The types of skills that are developed include those that relate to casework, legal research, written and interpersonal communication, opinion writing, conference (ie, interviewing clients), drafting, negotiation and advocacy (ie, court work).


Students take modules in civil litigation and remedies, criminal litigation and sentencing, evidence, professional ethics plus two optional subjects chosen from a selection of at least six (which will vary from course to course).

Assessment techniques vary from college to college, but it is common to have a mixture of multiple choice, practical exercises (including videoed performances) and written papers. Since 2012, three examinations are set by the Bar Standards Board (BSB). These are civil litigation, criminal litigation and professional ethics.

When and how to apply

Candidates are advised to submit their application as early as possible. For the 2015-16 academic year, the application will be opened on 17th November 2014 and the deadline for first-round applications is January 2015, with a clearance pool for new applicants opening in April and closing at the end of August. Exact dates for future years should be checked well in advance on the timetable, found on the BSB website.

Applications for a place on the BPTC must be made through the BSB’s central applications system at As well as the additional criteria of individual providers, candidates must satisfy new BSB admission requirements. First, students must hold at least a 2.2 degree (either in law or non-law plus a pass in the GDL). Second, if English is not their first language, students must gain a score of at least 7.5 in all subjects of the British Council’s IELTS test or a TOEFL score of 28 in each section.

In addition, since 2012 candidates must take the Bar Course Aptitude Test (BCAT), designed to examine an applicant’s chances of success at the Bar. The BSB has made a practice test available here BCAT Practice Test.

BPTC Course Providers

The institutions in England and Wales validated to provide the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) are –

NEC is the Authorised Representative of the following Universities –

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For further information please call us on +8801755707070. or visit our MAIN WEBSITE –


Study in Canada from Bangladesh | Canada Student Visa information for Bangladeshi Students

Study in Canada must be an incredible experience to the students of Bangladesh. The United Nations has ranked Canada one of the best countries in the world to live and to study. Canadian Schools, Colleges and Universities are ready to welcome international students irrespective of nationalities or caste and creed.  Students of Bangladesh are allowed to study at Canadian Schools, Colleges or Universities under numerous full or partial scholarship schemes, self financed schemes etc.

Canada is also a country of diverse geography, and there is much to experience in its great outdoors of provinces or territories like Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundlandand Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and Saskatchewan.


Education & Maintenance costs in Canada

Tuition fees in Canada:

It is difficult to estimate actual tuition fees because it differs institutions to institutions and provinces.

However student may estimate rough tuition fees in between CDN$ 5000 to 28,000 per year depending on the enrolled programs.The best option is to check the update fees through the institutions website.

The URL u may  help guide through the university fees.    

The URL  may help to calculate  study costs in Canada.

Maintenance Costs in Canada:

Maintenance costs also differ by provinces. However, average maintenance costs can be calculated as CDN $ 10,000 – 15,000 per year for international students. Please ask education provider to know the actual maintenance costs.


Enrollment process to Canadian Institutions 

The admission application process can take considerable time; student should start at least one year in advance to compile the necessary information and documentation.

The best way is to contact the admission office of the selected institution directly for the admission. Alternatively student may contact the authorized representative of the institution if there is any.

Most of the institutions in Canada require demonstration of proficiency in their language of instruction (either English or French), usually through the achievement of a certain minimum score in a standardized language test. Student should check the detail of the language requirement from the office of international admissions of the university.

This is a sample system for international students.

  • Download the application form of the selected institution
  • Fill up the form very carefully
  • Attach prescribed documents along with the application from
  • Pay necessary application fees
  • Courier out the package to the admission department of the Institution
  • If your application fulfill the requirements of admission, you will receive a letter of admission
  • Pay necessary tuition fees and collect the unconditional admission letter.


Bangladeshi students are allowed to work in Canada during studentship if they comply one of the following:

On-campus work:

Bangladeshi students are eligible for on campus work if they hold a study permit and enrolled for a full time study program at College or University level at a public funded or accredited private funded college. For detail follow the link:

Off-campus work:

Bangladeshi students are eligible for weekly 20 hours off-campus work but they must be a full-time student enrolled at a participating publicly funded post-secondary educational institution or in an approved program at an eligible privately funded institution.

To work off campus, student must apply for a work permit. Do not begin to work off campus until you have received your work permit. Follow the link for further detail:

Please remember, student must enroll one the institution listed on the link below to qualify for off-campus work permit.

Work facilities for the spouse:

Accompanying spouses or common-law partners of foreign students are eligible for an open work permit, which means they do not need a job offer or a labor market opinion from Service Canada.

Spouse or common-law partner may apply for a work permit if student are entitled for off campus work permit during studentship.  Follow the link for further detail:


Upon receiving an unconditional enrollment / admission letter from approved Canadian Institutions applicant must follow the steps below to lodge an entry clearance or visa application. Bangladeshi students should check whether the institute is in the list of approved Canadian Institution or not.

  • ·         Fill up necessary application forms electronically to receive necessary verification (Forms can be download from the URL )
  • ·         Affix document checklist
  • ·         Affix family and student questionnaire forms
  • ·         Affix representative form if applicant apply through a representative
  • ·         Affix a photograph. Click the URL for picture specification
  • ·         Affix a letter of intention/motivation
  • ·         Affix a non criminal record or police clearance certificate
  • ·         Pay necessary non refundable application fees. Click the URL to check latest application fees.
  • ·         Affix a notarize affidavit of financial declaration from applicant’s sponsor showing he/she has enough access of money to cover applicant’s entire costs for the proposed study program. Hence note the sponsor must be 1st blood and attach necessary documents to proof the relation. Failing to do so your application likely to be refused. You must satisfy a Visa Officer that you are a bona fide student and your intention is solely for the study purpose in Canada.  Also note, any affidavit showing proof of relation is not acceptable in case of third party / distance relation sponsorship.
  • ·          Your sponsor must demonstrate entire source of income for past two years along with necessary Tax Assessment Documents.  For a smooth procedure of assessment any documents attached with application forms must have minimum contact number and e-mail of the issuing authority.
  • ·         Failing to proof necessary source of income your application likely to be refused
  • ·         Lodge your visa application to VFS, Canada Application Center,


Facilities available to settle in Canada after study

Post-Graduation Work Permit Program:

Post-Graduation work permit program is available for the Bangladeshi students who have graduated from a participating Canadian post-secondary institution to gain valuable Canadian work experience. But a work permit under the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program is limited to same duration of your full time study period. Suppose, if you have studied a 4 years bachelor program you can expect to get a Post-Graduation work permit for 3 years. For further detail click on the URL:

Apply for permanent residence (PR) in Canada:

Bangladeshi students who graduated in Canada are eligible to apply for Permanent Residence (PR) in Canada under Canadian Experience Class (CEC). To apply for the same student must have required level of language proficiency and work experience. Please follow the link for further detail:  


Bangladeshi students with very strong academic background may apply for partial or full funded scholarship under numerous schemes. However, student must comply with the enrollment criteria for the scholarship schemes. Click on the URL for further detail:

Some university directly accepts scholarship application from the students. If you are looking for scholarship opportunities in Canada, you may book an appointment with us to know the entire process.

Resources for Canadian Scholarships:

For further information please contact –

NHP Education Consultants

152/2A-2, Rowshan Tower (2nd Floor),

Panthapath, Dhaka – 1205,


Tel: +8801971554455, +8801681888880,