The BSB CEB Chair’s Report: “[The] ICCA has the highest average passing rate”

The BSB has published its latest Chair’s Report on Bar Training & BPTC which shows The Inns of Court College of Advocacy (ICCA) has achieved the highest cumulative passing rate (93.98%) of all Bar Training Providers across both subjects over the four centralised assessments to date.

For the first time, the report compares the performance of 18 AETO centres across a sitting and over time. It presents the results of the centralised assessments in Civil and Criminal Litigation that have taken place since December 2020.

The ICCA is delighted to note in the report that, “ICCA has the highest average passing rate across both litigation subjects and all sittings to date.”

“On behalf of the ICCA, we are delighted with the findings in the Chair’s Report. This stellar set of results is down to the endeavours, commitment, diligence, and creativity of the entire ICCA team – both students and staff. We will continue to strive for excellence in all we do.”


Lynda Gibbs QC, Dean

Overall passing rates across both subjects December 2020 to December 2021

The table below is an excerpt from BSB Chair’s Report (page 35). The data presents the cumulative passing rate disaggregated by AETO (4 sittings to date).

Read The BSB Standards Board, Central Examinations Board, Chair’s Report – December 2021











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