AIBE - All India Bar Examination 2018

Conducted by : Bar Council of India (BCI)
  • Exam Type:National Level
  • Format: Offline/PBT
  • Language:English,Hindi

The All India Bar Examination (AIBE) is an all India level entrance examination, which is conducted by the Bar Council of India (BCI). The examination is organised to evaluate the advocate’s skills and aptitude to practice the law in India. AIBE is required to get the authority to practice law after getting a law degree from a BCI recognised college or university. Law graduates are awarded the “Certificate of Practice” by the BCI upon qualifying the entrance exam.

AIBE 2018 registration process started from September 01, 2017. AIBE 2018 application can be filed both in online as well as offline mode. AIBE 2018 exam will be held in 40 cities across the country. The AIBE paper will be conducted in 11 languages to evaluate the ability of lawyer who wants to practice law in India. 

Timelines

Dates

01 Sep,2017
Friday
Applications Open
18 Nov,2017
Saturday
Admit Card Available
03 Dec,2017
Sunday
Date of Exam

Eligibility Criteria

It is essential for the candidates to meet AIBE 2018 eligibility criteria to apply for the exam. Only the candidates who meet all the conditions can proceed with the registration process. Given below is AIBE 2018 eligibility criteria for the candidates who are planning to apply for this exam.

  • Candidates should a citizen of India
  • Candidates should have completed 3 or 5 years’ LL.B degree from a BCI recognized law school
  • There is no minimum percentage requirement into qualifying exam
  • Law graduates appearing for AIBE 2018 must be enrolled with respective State Bar Council. In addition to this, they should have also possessed an advocate enrollment card from State Bar Council
  • There is no minimum or maximum age limit to apply for AIBE 2018 exam
  • Candidates can appear for this exam as many times as they want

Application Details

AIBE 2018 application forms are available both in online as well as offline mode. But it is always better to fill the form online as it saves you from the hassle of posting the hard copy as well as the risk of losing it on the way.

AIBE (11) Registration Process

  • Visit the official website of AIBE to fill the form online or to download the hard copy of the form
  • While filling the information, candidates also need to upload the documents including advocate ID card, enrollment certificate, scanned photograph and signature, category and disability certificate (if required)
  • After filling the form, candidates need to make fee payment through SBI Challan
  • Candidates need to pay AIBE 2018 application fee within 24 hours of registration
  • Candidates filling the form online don't need to send any application form or other document to the BCI office

AIBE 2018 Exam Dates

Events

Dates (Announced)

Commencement of online registration/sale of application form

1st September 2017

Bank Payments through challan starting date

2nd September 2017

Last date of online registration and offline form sale

31st October 2017

Last Date for Payment of challan for Online and Offline Application

4th November 2017

Last date for completion of online form

8th November 2017

Last date for receiving Offline Application forms at BCI-Delhi

8th November 2017 (5 PM)

Online release of Admit Cards for Online & Offline application

18th November 2017

AIBE (11) Exam Date

3rd December 2017

 

EXAMINATION FEES

AIBE 2018 application fee will be accepted only through SBI Challan. There is no other mode of payment of application fee.

Category

FEE (in INR)

General and OBC

3560/-

SC and ST

2560/-

 

Exam Pattern

AIBE Exam Pattern

  • AIBE 2018 exam will be conducted in offline mode. Candidates will get an OMR sheet to mark their answers
  • The exam will have multiple choice questions (MCQs)
  • Candidates need to solve 100 questions in 3 hours and 30 minutes
  • The exam will have questions from 20 subjects in 11 languages.
  • The exam will be conducted in two parts where Part I will have Category I subjects and Part II will have Category II subjects.
  • Category I will have 7 questions from each subject while Category II will have 23 questions in total
  • Candidates with 80% or more disability will get extra 20 minutes per hour to answer the questions
  • There will be no negative marking for wrong answers

Category I

Category II

Subjects

Questions

Subjects

Questions

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

 

 

Exam Syllabus

AIBE (11) 2018 syllabus is an important part of the examination. However, the authorities haven’t made any clear announcement regarding the syllabus. Candidates who applied for the exam can get an idea of the same by going through previous year question papers. But make sure, you check latest question papers to get an idea of the most updated syllabus. Broadly AIBE 2018 syllabus will cover subjects of three and five-year LL.B programme as mentioned by the Bar Council of India (BCI). 

S. No.

Topic/ Subject

Number of Questions

1

Constitutional Law

10

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

5

Evidence Act

8

6

Alternative Dispute Redressal including Arbitration Act

4

7

Family Law

8

8

Public Interest Litigation

4

9

Administrative Law

3

10

Professional Ethics & Cases of Professional Misconduct under BCI rules

4

11

Company Law

2

12

Environmental Law

2

13

Cyber Law

2

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

 

Total

100

 

CAT Contact Details

All India Bar Examination

Bar Council of India

21 Rouse Avenue Institutional Area ITO,
Near Bal Bhawan
New Delhi - 110002.

Phone: 011-49225022/23, 011-41533681

Email: aibe.bci@gmail.com

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