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AIBE XI 2017 Entrance Exam

The All India Bar Examination ( AIBE – XI ) 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 AIBE 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. 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 XI 2017 Eligibility Criteria

To get eligible for writing this examination candidates are required to follow below mentioned points :

  • This AIBE examination 2016 as to be mandatorily written by all law students who complete their graduation inacademic year 2017 to 2018.
  • It is important for the candidates to enroll themselves as Advocate under section 24.
  • Applicants are required to produce proof applying along with AIBE 2017 application form of AIBE 2017.

AIBE XI 2017 Exam Pattern

The All India Bar Examination will have one hundred ( 100 ) multiple – choice questions spread across 19 various subjects. The subjects are taken from the syllabi prescribed by the Bar Council of India for the three – year and five – year LLB programs at law schools in India ( as set out under Schedule I to the Bar Council of India Rules ).

These subjects are divided into two categories : 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. Schedule I to this document contains the list of subjects that would be tested in the All – India Bar Examination and the weightage ascribed to each of these areas.

The All India Bar Examination V shall be structured with multiple – choice questions ( that is, the correct answer would have to be marked out in the Optical Mark Recognition ( ‘OMR’ ) format answer sheet provided, and no writing of an answer would be required. ) These questions will be divided into ‘knowledge – based’ and ‘reasoning’ questions, and advocates will be allowed a maximum of three hours and thirty minutes ( 3 hours 30 minutes ) to complete the All India Bar Examination. The emphasis throughout is on assessing an advocate’s understanding of an area of law, rather than on the ability to memorise large texts or rules from different areas of law.

The All India Bar Examination will be ‘open – book’, which means that advocates 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 ) at the examination centre.

The results generated after the answer scripts are corrected will simply state whether an advocate has or has not qualified for practice ( that is, whether the advocate has passed or failed the All India Bar Examination ); no percentage, percentile, rankings, or absolute marks will be declared.

The preparatory materials shall contain model question papers and an examination guide for the All India Bar Examination; aside from this, model question papers will be available on the Bar Council of India Website www.barcouncilofindia.org. The preparatory materials are being prepared with inputs from well – respected members of legal academia.

10 thoughts on “All India Bar Examination – AIBE Entrance Exam 2017

  1. Reapected sir,
    I have my aibe reg no and roll no.
    How get my mail I’d and ptp code .. Because lost my uploaded mail I’d and password. My result is withheld status at present.. So please sent that details

  2. Will you please be kind enough to intimate the marks required for passing the examination?


  4. I belongs to tirupati, AP, i would like to appear AIBE please let me know the examination centres in AP & Telangana

  5. I cleared my LL.B. 29 papers in 1992. The remaining 1 paper was cleared in July 2013 under special chance by Delhi University. I enrolled with Bar Council of Delhi in this year 2014. Do I need to appear in the AIBE ?

  6. Dear sir/madam

    bar council not providing study material for aibe V . Now it is very difficult to prepare for the exam. please guide us.

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