Type of Bar Exam
The Uniform Bar Exam (UBE), created by the National Conference of Bar Examiners, is administered.
The UBE consists of: (1) The Multistate Essay Exam; (2) The Multistate Bar Exam Multiple Choice; (3) The Multistate Performance Test.
State Specific Components
Yes. Pursuant to Rule .0501(8) of the Rules Governing the Admission to Practice Law in North Carolina, all General Applicants and Transfer Applicants seeking licensure to practice law in North Carolina must successfully complete the North Carolina State-Specific Component of the Uniform Bar Examination. https://ncble.org/nc-state-specific-component-registration-log-in-instructions
Areas of law that may be covered on the exam include the following: Business Associations (Agency and Partnership; Corporations and Limited Liability Companies), Civil Procedure, Conflict of Laws, Constitutional Law, Contracts (including Article 2 [Sales] of the Uniform Commercial Code), Criminal Law and Procedure, Evidence, Family Law, Real Property, Torts, Trusts and Estates (Decedents' Estates; Trusts and Future Interests), and Article 9 (Secured Transactions) of the Uniform Commercial Code.