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ALL INDIA BAR EXAMINATION

ALL INDIA BAR EXAMINATION
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The Bar Council of India conducts the All India Bar Examination. An interesting feature about the All India Bar Examination (AIBE) is it is not an entrance examination, but rather a Certification exam. Candidates who qualify in AIBE exam are awarded Certificate of Practice (COP), which enables the candidates to practice in a court of law in India. The objective of The All India Bar Examination (AIBE) is to examine an advocate’s capability to practice the profession of law in India. The AIBE will assess skills at a basic level, and is intended to set a minimum benchmark for admission to the practice of law; it addresses a candidate’s analytical abilities and understanding of the basic knowledge of the law.

The objective of The All India Bar Examination (AIBE) is to examine an advocate’s capability to practice the profession of law in India. The AIBE will assess skills at a basic level, and is intended to set a minimum benchmark for admission to the practice of law; it addresses a candidate’s analytical abilities and understanding basic knowledge of the law. After passing the examination candidate will be awarded “Certificate of Practice” by the Bar Council of India.

AIBE will be conducted in 27 cities all across India. Candidates will have 11 languages to choose for attempting the examination. Examination pattern will be multiple choice question and it will be open book exam.

AIBE will be conducted in 27 cities all across India. Candidates will have 11 languages to choose for attempting the examination. Examination pattern will be multiple choice question and it will be open book exam.

The notification bringing the All India Bar Examination into force was passed by the Legal Education Committee and the members of the Bar Council of India at duly constituted meetings on April 10, 2010, and April 30, 2010.

AIBE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

• Candidates holding three-year or five-year LLB degree are eligible for appearing in AIBE

• All candidates must be enrolled as an advocate with their respective State Bar Council, under Section 24 (1) (f) of Advocates Act, 1961.

• There is no upper age limit or lower age limit for candidates taking the exam.

AIBE Exam Pattern

The 20 subjects in AIBE paper is split into two categories: Category-1 & Category-2: the first comprises subjects that may be considered ‘foundational’ in nature, those that form the basis for large areas of law. The second comprises other subjects, which a new entrant to the legal profession must also have a basic understanding of. The 100 AIBE questions will be divided into ‘knowledge-based’ and ‘reasoning’ questions. You can have a fair idea about the pattern of All India Bar Exam from following table:

• The question paper will consist of total 100 questions of the objective type from 20 subjects.

• These 20 subjects will be divided into Category-I and Category-II.

• Each subject of Category-I will have 7 questions while Category-II subjects will have 23 questions in total.

• The total time duration will be 3 hours 30 minutes.

Category-I (Part-I) Category-2 (Part-2)
Alternative Dispute Resolution Administrative Law
Constitutional Law Environmental Law
Contract Law, including Specific Relief, Special Contracts, and Negotiable Instruments Family Law
Criminal Law I: The Indian Penal Code Human Rights Law
Criminal Procedure Labour and Industrial Law
Drafting, Pleading, and Conveyancing Law of Tort, including Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Consumer Protection Law
Evidence Principles of Taxation Law
Jurisprudence Public International Law
Professional Ethics and the Professional Code of Conduct for Advocates ----
Property Law ----

Syllabus for AIBE – XV
Topic / Subject No. of Questions
Constitutional Law 10
I.P.C (Indian Penal Code) 08
Cr.P.C (Criminal Procedure Code) 10
C.P.C (Code of Civil Procedure) 10
Evidence Act 08
Alternative Dispute Redressal including Arbitration Act 04
Family Law 08
Public Interest Litigation 04
Administrative Laws 03
Professional Ethics & Cases of Professional Misconduct under BCI rules 04
Company Laws 02
Environmental Laws 02
Cyber Laws 02
Labour & Industrial Laws 04
Law of Tort, including Motor Vehicle Act and Consumer Protection Laws 05
Law related to Taxations 04
Law of Contract, Specific Relief, Property Laws, Negotiable Instrument Act 08
Land Acquisition Act 02
Intellectual Property Laws 02
Total 100

Note :

1. Each correct question will be awarded one mark.

2. No mark will be deducted for the wrong answer.

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