All India Bar Examination (AIBE) XVI 2021

  • AIBE is a national-level examination conducted by the Bar Council of 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.
  • It is intended to set a minimum benchmark for admission to the practice of law.

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.

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AIBE XVI 2020 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate should be an Indian national.
  • Candidates must either have passed 3 years or 5 years LL.B. degree from a BCI recognized law school.
  • No minimum percentage is required in the qualifying examination in order to apply for AIBE 2020.
  • In order to appear in All India Bar Examination, it is must for the aspirant/law graduate to be enrolled with his/her respective State Bar Council.
  • Candidate must possess the advocate enrollment card issued by State Bar Council.
  • There is no prescribed age limit for writing AIBE 2020 Exam.
  • There is no limit in attempts for AIBE. Candidates can appear this examination any number of times.

AIBE XVI 2020 Exam Pattern

  • The question paper will contain 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.
Category-I (Part-I)Category-II (Part-II)
Alternative Dispute ResolutionAdministrative Law
Civil Procedure Code and Limitation ActCompany Law
Constitutional LawEnvironmental Law
Contract Law, including Specific Relief, Special Contracts, and Negotiable InstrumentsFamily Law
Criminal Law I: The Indian Penal CodeHuman Rights Law
Criminal ProcedureLabour and Industrial Law
Drafting, Pleading, and ConveyancingLaw of Tort, including Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Consumer Protection Law
EvidencePrinciples of Taxation Law
JurisprudencePublic International Law
Professional Ethics and the Professional Code of Conduct for Advocates 
Property Law
  • The total time duration will be of 3 hours 30 minutes. Each question will carry one mark and no mark will be deducted for the wrong answer.
  • OMR Answer sheets will be given to the candidates to mark the answers. It is mandatory for the aspirants to use ballpoint pen only, for all the entries in the OMR Answer sheets including the filling of bubbles. If there is more than one answer bubbled against a question, it will be considered as an incorrect answer. 
Mode of ExaminationOffline
Medium11 languages
Paper TypeObjective
Number of Questions100 MCQs
Duration of Exam210 Minutes
Marking Scheme1 mark for every correct answer
Negative MarkingNo negative mark

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