July 2021 Bar Exam Update:
The District of Columbia Committee on Admissions announced on February 10 that the July 2021 exam will be administered remotely. According to an announcement on May 10, 2021, "The July 2021 bar exam consists of the full Uniform Bar Exam. Pursuant to Order M-273, issued by the D.C. Court of Appeals, there is no option to transfer an MBE score from a previous bar exam, not to use an essay exam score from a prior bar exam taken in the District of Columbia."
The District of Columbia utilizes the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE).
The UBE is composed of the Multistate Performance Test (MPT), Multistate Essay Examination (MEE), and the Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) which are prepared by, given, and graded in accordance with the standards established by the National Conference of Bar Examiners. Additional information regarding the content of the UBE is available here under the UBE tab and at http://www.ncbex.org/exams/ube.
The UBE will be given in DC twice a year on the last consecutive Tuesday and Wednesday of February and July.
A scaled score of 266 on the UBE is required for admission in DC.
Tuesday AM: MEE (6 essays, 3 hours)
Tuesday PM: MPT (2 items, 3 hours)
Wednesday AM: MBE (100 questions, 3 hours)
Wednesday PM: MBE (100 questions, 3 hours)
There are multiple resources that provide sample questions and answers for the UBE: