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AIBE

The All India Bar Examination tests the Advocate's ability to practice the profession of law in India. It seeks to test the basic advocating abilities in an Advocate.

 

The All India Bar Examination tests the Advocate's ability to practice the profession of law in India. It seeks to test the basic advocating abilities in an Advocate.

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

 

The All India Bar Examination shall be mandatory for all law students graduating from the academic year 2009-2010 onwards. Candidates may apply to appear for the All India Bar Examination only after enrolling as an advocate under Section 24 of the Advocates Act, 1961 and will have to submit suitable proof of such enrollment along with the application form for the All India Bar Examination (details to be provided in the application form).

 

The All India Bar Examination will be conducted in nine languages: Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Oriya and English and the preparatory materials provided to each advocate will be in the language in which they choose to appear for the All India Bar Examination.

 

APPLICATION PROCEUDRE:

 

The All India Bar Examination is conducted across the country simultaneously. Candidates are free to choose an examination center of their convenience, and will also receive printed preparatory materials to assist them in preparing for the All India Bar Examination. 

Application forms for the All India Bar Examination will be available at all State Bar Councils.

 

An advocate would have to pay Rs.1,300/- (Rupees One Thousand Three Hundred Only) as fees to appear for the All-India Bar Examination, which amount will include the cost of receiving preparatory materials. Advocates appearing more than once for the All India Bar Examination will be required to pay only Rs.700/- for repeat attempts, which amount shall not include the cost of receiving preparatory materials for the All India Bar Examination. 

The application form shall contain details of manner of payment of the fees for the All India Bar Examination.

 

 

PAPER PATTERN:

 

The All India Bar Exam (AIBE) will be an open book test. This means that the candidates may bring any reading material or study aid that they choose, such as the preparatory materials provided for the All India Bar Examination, textbooks and treatises, and even handwritten notes.

 

Advocates will not be allowed to bring any electronic device, such as laptop computers, mobile phones, or any device equipped with a radio transceiver  (such as pagers) to the examination center.

 

The All India Bar Examination will be a multiple-choice paper. The questions will be divided into "knowledge-based" and "reasoning" questions, and candidates will be allowed a maximum of three hours and thirty minutes (3 hours 30 minutes) to complete the All India Bar Examination. 

 

CONTACT DETAILS:

 

Bar Council of India

21, Rouse Avenue Institutional Area,

Near Bal Bhawan,

New Delhi - 110 002

Telephone Nos.:011-49225000

Telefax No.:011-49225011

E-mail ID: info@barcouncilofindia.org

Website: www.barcouncilofindia.org

Helpline numbers for the All India Bar Exam:

011-49225022 (English) or 011-49225023 (Hindi) ;

write to barexam@barcouncilofindia.org