Notice on the National Legal English Certificate (LEC) Examination of CUPL in the Second Half of 2022

外国语学院 2022/10/06 10:44

The National Legal English Certificate (LEC) Examination, imitated by CUPL and other institutions, provides a scientific assessment index for measuring the professional English level of legal practitioners and recruiting talents to engage in foreign-related legal business. LEC Test displays some characteristics of the American Bar Exam and also includes a legal English translation test to meet the specific needs of China, thus providing a reliable guarantee for studying law in the America and obtaining the U.S. bar.

In accordance with the Implementation Measures for the National Legal English Certificate (LEC) Examination, the National Legal English Certificate (LEC) Examination in November 2022 is hereby announced as follows:


 I. Notes for registration

1. Registration time and method

Registration for the LEC exam in the second half of 2022 is available from 0:00 on September 1 to 24:00 on September 30. Candidates should complete the online registration within the prescribed time limit and no supplementary registration shall be submitted after the deadline. Registration steps: log in the LEC examination website (www.lectest.com) → For Examinees → “Register Now” (log in directly if you are already registered) → fill in personal information according to the online registration requirements.

2. Registration materials

Candidates should provide the following materials when registering:

(1) Valid resident identity card or passport;

(2) Electronic identification photo (this photo will be the only photo used for admission ticket, examination result notice and legal English exam certificate).

Photo requirements:

The front, bareheaded, chromatic (in blue, red, white background) electronic identification photo in the last six months;

The standard size of the photo: 390 pixels (width) ×567 pixels (height);

The size of the photo file: 20KB ≤ the file size ≤ 100KB;

The photo file must be in JPG format.

II. Notes on fees and payment methods

Faping Education will sponsor part of the registration fee. All full-time students (enrolled) of CUPL are only required to pay a registration fee of RMB 700.

Payment for students who apply for Faping Education registration fee sponsorship: scanning QR code by WeChat or Alipay for payment.


(1) After entering the payment page, enter the required amount (RMB 700); make sure to enter "your name, CUPL student number and contact information" in the "Add a note" so that the registration information can be checked later.

(2) After paying the fee, please email a photo of student ID or student card containing your photo and student number, as well as a screenshot of the successful payment to the E-mail huifangx@cupl.edu.cn by 15:30 on October 11 for verification of identity and confirmation of registration and payment information.

III. Issuance of admission ticket

Candidates who have completed the registration process can download the admission ticket from the LEC website one week before the test. On the day of the test, candidates are required to enter the test room with the admission ticket and valid personal identification.

IV. Examination time

November 26, 2022   8:30 - 11:30  the examination paper 1

                                   13:30-16:30  the examination paper 2

V. Examination form

LEC examination will adopt either "offline centralized computer exam" or "online home-based exam". The specific examination arrangement will be dynamically adjusted according to regular epidemic prevention and control and the requirements at the provincial and municipal levels for the Covid-19 prevention and control, and the actual situation of colleges and universities where the examination centers are located. The latest information will be informed by the admission ticket and text message before the exam.

VI. Examination sites

For the second half of 2022 LEC exam, it is planned to set up test sites in Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Xi'an, Jinan, Qingdao, Nanjing, Dalian, Chengdu, Xiamen, Lanzhou, Kunming, Taiyuan, Changsha, Zhengzhou, Nanchang, Hangzhou, Shijiazhuang and other cities. Candidates can choose freely when signing up.

Specific test sites will be arranged according to the number of candidates, traffic conditions, the needs of epidemic prevention and control work and the ability to organize and implement the test. The information of specific test site shall be subject to the admission ticket, if there is any change, the LEC examination website will release a notice in advance.

VII. Result announcement

Results will be announced within 60 days of completion of the examination. Candidates can check their results through the "Test Result Search" system in the For Examinees on the official website.

VIII. Certificate inquiry and issuance

Candidates can check their examination certificates through the "Certificate Search" system of the For Examinees on the official website 30 days after the announcement of their results; the LEC e-Cert can be downloaded only if the results are qualified.

IX. Contact information

National Legal English Certificate (LEC) Examination Advisory Committee 

Tel: 010-58908397

 E-mail: lec@lectest.com

National Legal English Certificate (LEC) Examination Advisory Committee

September 19, 2022