Prior to Admission
The following are required prior to admission but are not required in order to sit for the exam.
An official transcript of your law school record showing a Juris Doctorate degree received and date conferred must be filed with the Board’s office prior to admission to the practice of law in Indiana.
2. Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE)
A. Each applicant for admission to the Bar of Indiana must pass the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE).
B. The passing score for the MPRE is a scaled score of eighty (80) and must be achieved within two years before or after the date the applicant successfully takes the Indiana bar examination. If you took the MPRE before July 2013 your score is invalid for the July 2015 bar exam. See Admission and Discipline Rule 17, Section 2.
C. Information regarding the MPRE may be obtained from the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) website at: www.ncbex.org. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have his or her MPRE score results sent directly by the NCBE to our office.
D. You must have passed the MPRE with a scaled score of 80 or higher before you may be admitted to practice in Indiana notwithstanding passage of the bar exam.
E. It is the responsibility of the applicant to meet all requirements of the Indiana Supreme Court’s admission rules prior to being eligible for admission to practice law in Indiana.