The failure rate for SQE1

How many people pass SQE1? Simply put, about half of candidates pass SQE1. On average over the three sets of SQE1 assessments that have taken place to date (at the time of this recording), 52% have passed.

Remember, SQE1 is split into two exams – FLK1 and FLK2. You need to pass both sections to pass SQE1. Generally, candidates have done better at the first part – FLK1 – than they have at the second – FLK2. The pass rate for FLK1 has on average been 63%, whereas for FLK2 the average pass rate has been 55%.