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All India Bar Examination (AIBE)

All India Bar Examination (AIBE)


AIBE Exam Date
October 31st, 2021
Name of the Examination
All India Bar Examination
Common Name
AIBE
Conducting Body
Bar Council of India (BCI)
Frequency of the Exam
Twice a Year
Exam Level
National-Level Exam

What is AIBE?

All India Bar Examination (AIBE) is a national-level examination conducted by the Bar Council of India (BCI) twice every year. 

The entrance examination tests an advocate's ability to practise law in India. His/ her analytical abilities and basic knowledge of the law are tested holistically through this examination. 

Students who have completed law from a top college in Karnataka can undertake this examination to kickstart a successful career in this demanding and noble profession.

AIBE 2021 registration process started on December 26th, 2020 and will end on September 25th, 2021. The last date for filling up the form is October 4th, 2021. 

AIBE 2021 Exam Details: 

Registration Mode
Online
Exam Mode 
Offline
Medium of Exam
Hindi, English, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Odia, Punjabi and Assamese.
Exam Duration3.5 Hours
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

AIBE Exam Dates:

Events 
Dates 
Start of Registration Process
December 26th, 2020
Start of Fee Payment Process through Bank Challan
December 26th, 2020
End of Registration Process
September 25th, 2021
Last Date for Fee Payment
September 28th, 2021
Last Date for Completion of Online Form
October 4th, 2021
Admit Card
October 11th, 2021
AIBE Exam Date
October 31st, 2021
Results
To be Announced

AIBE Registration: 

Candidates have to register for AIBE XVI (16) 2021 on the official website of AIBE. They can go through the below-mentioned section to register for the All India Bar Council Exam: 

Step 1: Visit the official website.

Step 2: Click on "Register Here". 

Step 3: Select the State, Enrollment Number, and Registration Date

Step 4: Submit all the details. 

How to Fill the AIBE Application Form? 

Step 1: After registering for AIBE, fill up the required personal information, which are: 

Name, Gender, Parents Name, Permanent Address, Current Address and others. 

Step 2: Enter your education or qualification details. 

Step 3: Provide enrollment details with the State Bar Council.

Step 4: Choose 3 exam centres in the order of preference. 

Step 5: Select the preferred language for giving the exam. Candidates have 11 language options. These are- Hindi, English, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Odia, Punjabi and Assamese. 

Step 6: Upload the necessary documents. 

Step 7: Submit the above-mentioned details to receive the Registration ID and Password on your registered email id. 

Documents Required: 

Documents
Specifications
Passport-Size Photograph

Size: 10 to 50 KB

Format: JPG/ JPEG

Signature

Size: 10 to 50 KB

Format: JPG/ JPEG

Enrollment Certificate

Size: 50 to 500 KB

Format: JPG/ JPEG

Self-Attested Copy of Photo-ID Proof

Size: 50 to 500 KB

Format: JPG/ JPEG

Payment of AIBE Registration Fees: 

After the generation of Registration ID and Password, candidates can go on to pay the application fee of AIBE. Payment has to be done through offline mode. 

Following are the steps:

Step 1: Visit the official website and log in using Registration ID and Password. 

Step 2: Download the e-challan and take a printout. 

Step 3: Submit the challan form at any branch of the State Bank of India and pay the required fee. 

Step 4: Upload the copy of the bank-verified e-challan on the AIBE registration portal. 

Following are the fees of different categories: 

Categories
Registration Fee
General
Rs. 3,560
SC/ ST
Rs. 2,560

AIBE Exam Centres: 

Over 50 cities will host AIBE 2021 exam centres. Following are some of the important ones: 

Kolkata
New Delhi
Bangalore
Chennai
Mumbai
Bhubaneswar
Hyderabad
Dehradun
Noida
Meerut
Ernakulam
Visakhapatnam
Jammu
Agartala
Gorakhpur
Chandigarh
Hisar
Guwahati
Ranchi
Jabalpur

AIBE Syllabus and Books: 

Aspirants have to prepare for the following topics: 

Subjects
Number of Questions
Constitutional Law
10
Indian Penal Code (IPC)
8
Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC)
10
Civil Procedure Code (CPC)
10
Family Law
8
Alternative Dispute Redressal (Includes Arbitration Act)
4
Administrative Law
3
Evidence Act
8

Professional Ethics & Cases of Professional

Misconduct under BCI Rules

4
Public Interest Litigation (PIL)
4
Environmental Law
2
Labour & Industrial Law
4
Company Law
2
Taxation Law
4
Cyber Law
2

Law of Tort (Includes Motor Vehicle Act and

Consumer Protection Law)

5
Land Acquisition Act 
2
Law of Contract, Specific Relief, Property Laws and Negotiable Instrument Act 
8
Intellectual Property Law
2
Total
100

AIBE Books: 

Books
Author(s)/ Publisher
Guide to All India Bar Examination
Universal - LexisNexis
AIBE Preparation Book 2021
Exam Inspect
Master Guide To All India Bar Examination
EBC's
All India Bar Examination - Previous Years Solved Papers
Whitesmann

AIBE Exam Pattern: 

Exam Mode
Offline
Duration
3.5 Hours
Total Number of Questions
100
Total Marks
100
Marking Scheme
+1 for Every Correct Answer. No Negative Marking
Question Type
Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ)

AIBE Exam Preparation Tips: 

Follow the below-mentioned preparation tips for the exam: 

  • Have a good understanding of the AIBE syllabus to ace this important examination. 
  • Make a proper study timetable to stay in tandem with the preparation process. 
  • Making short notes and maintaining them, forms an important aspect of the preparation process as it helps in faster and efficient revision. 
  • Solve previous year's question papers to get a clear understanding of the exam pattern and the types of questions asked. 
  • Learn time management to give equal attention to all the questions and score better. 
  • Last but not least, maintain sound health and high morale to perform well in this exam. Candidates should eat and drink healthy and exercise regularly to keep themselves fit. 

AIBE Admit Card: 

Candidates can download the admit card by following the below-mentioned steps: 

Step 1: Visit the official website of AIBE. 

Step 2: Log in using Registration ID and Password. 

Step 3: Click on the link to download the admit card. 

Step 4: Verify the details and download the admit card. 

AIBE Results: 

Candidates can check the AIBE results by following the below-mentioned steps: 

Step 1: Visit the official website of AIBE. 

Step 2: Log in using Registration ID and Password. 

Step 3: Click on the link to download the results. 

Step 4: Save and download the scorecard for future use.

AIBE Merit List:  

The All India Bar Council Exam merit list will be released after the declaration of the AIBE results. 

Those who will make it to the merit list will be given the "Certificate of Practice". It will allow them to practise law in India. 

Following are some of the important points regarding the merit list: 

  • Merit list will be released on AIBE's official website. 
  • The list will be prepared based on the marks scored by the candidate. 
  • Candidates have to clear the requisite cut-off to make it to the merit list.

FAQs: 

  1. Who conducts AIBE?
    - AIBE or All India Bar Examination is conducted by the Bar Council of India. 

  2. What's the exam mode of the All India Bar Council Exam?
    - The exam is conducted offline. 

  3. How many language options can a candidate opt for in the exam?
    - A candidate can opt from 11 language options, which are Hindi, English, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Odia, Punjabi, and Assamese.

  4. What is the duration of the AIBE exam?
    - The duration of the AIBE exam is 3.5 hours. 

  5. What is the marking scheme for the AIBE exam?
    - Candidates are awarded +1 for every correct answer. There is no negative marking for incorrect answers. 

  6. How many times is AIBE conducted in a year, and is there any age-limit?
    - AIBE is conducted twice a year, and there is no age-limit to apply for the exam. 

  7. Is the All India Bar Council Exam a compulsory examination?
    - Yes, it's an important entrance exam in the Indian Judiciary System. Advocates have to secure the necessary cut off in this examination to practise law in India. 

  8. How do candidates qualify for the "Certificate of Practice" after AIBE scores are released?
    - The All India Bar Council releases a merit list after the declaration of results. If candidates make it to that, then they receive a "Certificate of Purpose" to practise law in India. 

  9. What is the duration of the AIBE exam?
    - The duration of the AIBE exam is 3.5 hours. 

  10. Do candidates have to enroll with the State Bar Council before the exam?
    - Yes, all candidates have to enroll themselves with the State Bar Council before applying for the AIBE.

Eligibility Criteria
  • They should have enrolled themselves as an advocate with the respective State Bar Council. 
  • The candidate should be an Indian citizen. 
  • There is no age limit for taking the exam. Also, there is no limit on the number of times a candidate can take the exam.




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