Everything You Wanted To Know About AIBE

In this article, we have dealt with all the important questions that students usually ask about AIBE – the exam pattern, the questions, the syllabus, the marks, the time for the exam, the type of questions etc. Read on!

AIBE Overview

AIBE stands for the All India Bar Examinations. The objective of The 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 law. After passing the examination candidate will be awarded “Certificate of Practice” by the Bar Council of India. AIBE will be conducted in 40 cities all across India. Candidates will have 11 languages to choose for attempting the examination.

Eligibility

  • All students graduating from academic year 2009-10 onwards need to clear the All India Bar Examination in order to practice law in India.
  • If your law degree was awarded prior to 2009-10, there is no requirement to appear for the All India Bar Examination in order to qualify to practice law in India.
  • You can apply to take the All India Bar Examination only after you have enrolled as an advocate with a State Bar Council.
Pattern of AIBE Exam- 
  • Advocates who have registered for the All India Bar Examination may bring in any reading materials or study aids that they choose, such as the preparatory materials provided for the All India Bar Examination, textbooks and treatises, and even handwritten notes.
  • Advocates may not bring in any electronic devices, such as laptop computers, mobile phones, or any device equipped with a radio transceiver (such as pagers) to the examination centre.
  • Advocates will be allowed a maximum of three hours and thirty minutes (3 hours 30 minutes) to complete the All India Bar Examination. An advocate can leave the examination hall once they have completed the paper for the All India Bar Examination.
  • 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.
  • There is no separate cut-off for the sections.
Syllabus  

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