All India Bar Examination (AIBE)
All India Bar Examination (AIBE 2018) is a national level entrance exam that is managed by the Bar Council of India. AIBE exam is conducted for candidates those have passed the Law degree and wish to get the authority to practice.
After qualifying this entrance exam, candidates will be awarded “Certificate of Practice” that is provided by the BCI.
Through this exam, BCI judge the lawyer’s capabilities to practice in the profession of law in India. This entrance exam will be organised in 40 cities all across India with 11 languages.
Admit card of AIBE (X) is available now. Here, we are providing the detailed information about AIBE (X) 2018 that includes registration, exam date, syllabus, exam pattern, etc.
AIBE Exam Dates 2017
Here, we are providing the AIBE (X) 2017 exam schedule:
|Events of AIBE (10)||Dates|
|Online Registration begins from||16th January 2017|
|Offline registration forms sales begin||16th January 2017|
|Bank payment through challan starts||17th January 2017|
|Online registration and offline forms |
|5th March 2017|
|Last date of DD payment for |
online and offline application
|9th March 2017|
|Last date for completion of online form||9th March 2017|
|Last date for receiving offline |
application at BCI-Delhi
|9th March 2017 (5:00 PM)|
|Online release of Admit Cards||18th March 2017|
|Date of Examination||26th March 2017|
AIBE Admit Card (X) 2017
Candidates can get their admit cards from the official portal of AIBE. AIBE 2017 admit card is available from 18th March 2017. By entering their registration number and date of birth, candidates can download their admit card. There is no provision to send the admit card through post
Candidates can make the AIBE registration 2017 through online and offline mode. The online registration for the AIBE 10th was started from 16th January 2017. The last date for online application form was extended till 5th March 2017. Candidates those will fill the application form through online mode, not need to send the hard copy of the application form & other documents to the BCI office. Before filling the application form candidates would have to be ready with the given document:
- Scanned photograph & signature
- Enrollment Certificate
- Advocate ID card (if issued by State Bar Council)
- Category Certificate (if applicable)
- Disability certificate (if applicable)
All the candidates applying for the AIBE 2017 online application, they have to pay Rs. 3500 + Rs 60 as bank transaction charge. Candidates would have to deposit the application fee only through Challan from any branch of the State Bank of India. The last date for Payment of Challan was 5th March 2017. Now, the payment through DD can be done till 9th March 2017. The payment through any other mode will not be accepted. The fee is non-refundable.
AIBE Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria required to appear in AIBE 2017 are mentioned below.
- Candidate must beIndia citizen.
- The candidate has to qualify their LLB Degree (either 3 years or 5 Years).
- The candidate has to be registered as an advocate professional with any State Bar Council.
- Candidates have to submit the suitable proof of the enrollment.
- There is no limit to appear for the All India Bar Examination.
Bar Council of India Exam Pattern
Candidates have a choice of 11 languages to attempt the examination in their preferred language. AIBE (X) 2017 will be an open book exam. It means that
It means that candidates can bring any study aid or reading material like as textbooks and treatises, AIBE Preparatory Materials, and even handwritten notes.
The question paper will be composed of 100 multiple choice questions spread across various subjects. There is no negative marking.
The questions asked in the examination will be divided into ‘knowledge-based’ and ‘reasoning based’. The time duration of the examination is maximum 3 hours 30 minutes.
The examination will be divided into two categories (I and II).The Examination paper will comprise at least seven (7) questions from each ‘Category I’ subject.
The paper will also have twenty-three (23) questions from the ‘Category II’ subjects as a whole, and these twenty-three questions will include questions from at least five (5) Category II subjects.
Category I subjects will be tested in Part I of the question paper, and Category II subjects will be tested in Part II of the question paper. The Category I and Category II subjects are set out below:
|Category I||Category II|
|Subjects||Q.||Subjects||No. of Q.|
|Alternative Dispute Resolution||7||Administrative Law||23 questions in all, and these questions will include questions from at least 5 subjects in Category II|
|Civil Procedure Code and Limitation Act||7||Company Law|
|Constitutional Law||7||Environmental Law|
|Contract Law, including Specific Relief, Special Contracts, and Negotiable Instruments||7||Family Law|
|Criminal Law I: The Indian Penal Code||7||Human Rights Law|
|Criminal Procedure||7||Labour and Industrial Law|
|Drafting, Pleading, and Conveyancing||7||Law of Tort, including Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Consumer Protection Law|
|Evidence||7||Principles of Taxation Law|
|Jurisprudence||7||Public International Law|
|Professional Ethics and the Professional Code of Conduct for Advocates||7||Total Marks = 100 |
Total Questions = 100
The syllabus of the AIBE (X) 2017 is prescribed by the Bar Council of India for the 3 year and 5 year LLB programmes at law schools in India. The syllabus consists of various topics from the field related to law.
Syllabus for AIBE – X
|S. No.||Topic/ Subject||Number of Questions|
|2||I.P.C (Indian Penal Code)||8|
|3||Cr.P.C (Criminal Procedure Code)||10|
|4||C.P.C (Code of Civil Procedure)||10|
|6||Alternative Dispute Redressal including Arbitration Act||4|
|8||Public Interest Litigation||4|
|10||Professional Ethics & Cases of Professional Misconduct under BCI rules||4|
|14||Labour & Industrial Laws||4|
|15||Law of Tort, including Motor Vehicle Act and Consumer Protection Law||5|
|16||Law related to Taxation||4|
|17||Law of Contract, Specific Relief, Property Laws, Negotiable Instrument Act||8|
|18||Land Acquisition Act||2|
|19||Intellectual Property Laws||2|
FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)
Question: Who should take the All India Bar Examination? What do I need to do to apply?
Answer: All students graduating from the academic year 2009-10 onwards need to clear the All India Bar Examination to practice law in India.
Question: I am an advocate enrolled with a State Bar Council in 2006 and am currently practising before the district court. Will I be required to appear for the All India Bar Examination?
Answer: No. The examination notification only applies to students graduating from the academic year 2009-10 onwards.
Question: What is the minimum percentage to be achieved in the final year of law school for a law graduate to be eligible to appear for the All India Bar Examination?
Answer: There is no minimum percentage that you need to get in your law school examinations for qualifying for the All India Bar Examination.
Question: How do I apply to appear for the All India Bar Examination?
Answer: A detailed announcement of the application process will be made prior to commencement of the registration process for the All India Bar Examination on the website of the Bar Council of India. Application forms to appear for the All India Bar Examination will be available at the offices of all State Bar Councils. The Bar Council of India also has an online method to apply to register for the All India Bar Examination.
Question: How many times can I attempt the All India Bar Examination?
Answer: There is no limit to the number of times you can appear for the All India Bar Examination.
Question: I do not pass the All India Bar Examination in the first attempt, what options would I have?
Answer: The All India Bar Examination will be conducted more than once every year. You can appear for it the next time.
Question: Do I get any benefits while applying for the All India Bar Examination since I belong to the SC/ST category?
Answer: No. There are no benefits available for advocates in the SC/ST category who are attempting the All India Bar Examination.
Question: When will I receive the preparatory materials for the All India Bar Examination?
Answer: You will receive the preparatory material for the All India Bar Exam approximately two weeks after the Bar Council of India receives your application.
Question: What language will the examination be conducted in? Will I get the preparatory materials in the language I choose?
Answer: Advocates will receive the preparatory materials in the same language that they choose to attempt the All India Bar Examination in.
Question: Can I leave the examination centre once I finish?
Answer: An advocate can leave the examination hall once they have completed the paper for the All India Bar Examination.
Question: What is the minimum percentage of marks required for clearing the All India Bar Examination?
Answer: The minimum required score to clear the All India Bar Examination is 40% (that is, 40 out of 100). There is no negative marking in the All India Bar Examination.
AIBE Result (X) 2017
The AIBE 2017 result will be declared through the online process in the official portal. All the candidates who passed this entrance exam will receive a Certificate of Law Practice. There is no provision of the declaration of the percentage, percentile, rankings, or absolute marks.
After the examination within two or three days, the answer key will be published on the official site. If the candidates find any discrepancy in the answer key, then they will inform to the examination board in time. With the use of answer key, candidates can match their answer and calculate their expected marks