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Jurisprudence Exam Information

Applicants seeking a General, Restricted, Academic and Post-graduate and Resident Licence in Ontario are required to successfully complete the Jurisprudence Examination. The exam requires applicants to demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to apply relevant Ontario legislation and regulations, as well as College standards and guidelines. This exam is approved by the College’s Registration Committee.

The College has created two documents to support applicants in successfully completing the exam. Applicants should read and review these documents in preparation for the exam.

  1. The Jurisprudence Examination Workbook provides an overview of applicable legislation, regulations, College standards, guidelines and policies. The workbook also provides links to reference materials at the end of each chapter that candidates are expected to review.
  2. This Jurisprudence Examination Candidate Instruction Guide contains information about applying to sit the exam, test locations, format, blueprint, scoring and policies.

General Exam Quick Facts:

  • The fee to write the exam is $175 + HST. The exam fee is applicable to every sitting.
  • The duration of the exam is a maximum of three hours.
  • Candidates are responsible for scheduling the date and location of the exam after receiving notification from the College that they are eligible to take the exam.
  • Candidates may attempt the exam a maximum of two times before remediation is required.

Jurisprudence Exam

The College's jurisprudence exam requires applicants to demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to apply relevant Ontario legislation and regulations, as well as College standards and guidelines.