AIBE Faqs 2020
AIBE FAQs 2020 - The Bar Council of India (BCI) conducts All India Bar Examination (AIBE), a post-qualification test or a certification test. To pursue a career as a lawyer or advocate, clearing AIBE is a prerequisite. The BCI has conducted AIBE every year since 2011 and all students graduating from 2009 onwards are mandatorily required to clear AIBE. In totality, AIBE is a long and complex process, the AIBE 2020 is quite different from a common law entrance test, further, the result is also declared in a different fashion. Thus, more often than not, the candidates find themselves grappling with the questions/doubts related to AIBE and other modalities of the exam. To address such AIBE faqs 2020, the article is packed with a series of questions and answers related to the exam. Read the complete article, to know all about AIBE 2020 and related AIBE faqs.
LATEST - BCI has started registration process for AIBE 2020, apply here - AIBE XV (15) application form 2020
AIBE XV (15) Important dates - Released
|Registration starts||May 16, 2020|
|Payment for application fee starts||May 16, 2020|
|Last date to register||July 27, 2020|
|Last date to make payment||July 29, 2020|
|Last date for completion of the form||August 2, 2020|
|Issue of admit cards||August 9, 2020|
|AIBE 2020 exam||August 16, 2020|
AIBE 2020 Frequently Asked Questions
AIBE faqs 2020 - The general questions
Question - Is it mandatory to clear AIBE in order to practice law in any court of India?
Ans - Yes, to practice law in any court of India, it is absolutely mandatory to clear AIBE. However, if the candidate has completed the graduation in law prior to the academic year 2009-10, he/she need not appear in AIBE.
Question - I know that those who have completed law graduation prior to 2009 need not to appear in AIBE, but can I still appear in the exam?
Ans - No, you cannot apply for AIBE if you have completed graduation in law prior to 2009-2010.
Question - How many times in a year, BCI conducts AIBE?
Ans - Generally, in a year, the BCI conducts AIBE more than once, however, due to spoke disruption in schedule, in 2019, the AIBE was conducted only once.
Question - I couldn’t clear AIBE in my first attempt, can I appear again in the examination for another attempt?
Ans - Yes, you can appear again in the next attempt. In fact, there is no limit on the number of attempts in AIBE.
Question - I have completed my LLB graduation in 2005, but still not registered with a state bar council. Will I need to clear AIBE now?
Ans - No, since you have completed the graduation prior to 2009-10, you need not to clear AIBE. You can simply register with a state bar council to practice law.
Question - Can I practice law without clearing AIBE?
Ans - Yes, if you are registered with the state bar council, you can practice law before clearing AIBE. However, in such a case, you will have to clear AIBE within two years from the date of registration at the state bar council.
AIBE 2020 Frequently Asked Questions on eligibility
Question - Who can apply for AIBE 2020?
Ans - As per the eligibility criteria, a candidate must have completed graduation in law before filling the AIBE application form. For more on eligibility, check - AIBE eligibility criteria 2020
Question - What is the minimum and maximum age limit for appearing in AIBE 2020?
Ans - As per the BCI’s notification, there is no age limit for appearing in AIBE 2020
Question - What is the minimum marks limit for applying for AIBE 2020?
Ans - There is no minimum marks limitation for appearing in AIBE. Candidates just need to ensure that they complete their graduation successfully.
Question - I have failed in the final year of my graduation, when can I apply for AIBE?
Ans - As soon as you complete your graduation.
Question - Is it mandatory to be enrolled in a state bar council for appearing in AIBE 2020?
Ans - Yes, it is mandatory for all applicants to be enrolled in a state bar council before applying for AIBE.
AIBE FAQs 2020 - On registration
Question - When can I apply for AIBE 15 (XV) 2020?
Ans - The dates for registration will be notified soon on the official website of Bar council.
Question - How can I apply for AIBE XV (15) 2020?
Ans - You can apply for AIBE 2020 in online mode, by registering at the official website. To know about the AIBE registration process, visit - AIBE XV (15) application form 2020.
Question - What things do I need to keep ready for completing my AIBE registration?
Ans - You will need to furnish the following things while applying for AIBE 2020.
A valid email id
A mobile number
A passport size photo
A scanned copy of signature
Self-attested photo-id proof
Question - What is the AIBE 2020 registration fee?
Ans - The registration fee varies as per the category of the candidate. The details of AIBE fee amount is given below.
AIBE registration fee
Registration Fee (in INR)
Question - Can I select the test centre of my choice while filling out the application form?
Ans - Yes, you can select the exam centre of your choice while filling out the application form. The BCI conducts AIBE in approximately 44 exam centres across the country.
Question - Can I select the language of the test as per my convenience?
Ans - Yes, you can select the language of your choice. BCI tries to reach the candidates with the best effort, the exam is conducted in 9 languages which are: Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Oriya, and English.
Question - How can I download the AIBE admit card?
Ans - The admit card of AIBE can be downloaded by logging in to the AIBE porta. To know more on how to download the hall ticket, visit - AIBE admit card 2020.
AIBE 2020 Frequently Asked Questions - On exam pattern
Question - What is the basic exam pattern of AIBE?
Ans - As per the AIBE exam pattern, the test will be conducted in offline mode, with 100 multiple-choice questions. Candidates will be given a time duration of 3-hours 30mins to attempt the test paper. To check the complete details on exam patterns, visit AIBE exam pattern 2020.
Question - Can I carry my study material to the exam centre of AIBE?
Ans - Yes, AIBE is an open book exam and candidates are allowed to carry the study centre for answering the questions. However, the candidate will not be allowed to carry any electronic gadget inside the exam hall.
Question - What is the minimum percentage of marks required to clear AIBE 2020?
Ans - The candidates who score more than 40% will be declared qualified in AIBE.
Question - Will there be any negative marking in AIBE 2020?
Ans - No, there is no negative marking in AIBE.
Question - What are the areas that the AIBE will test?
Ans - The BCI has prescribed a syllabus from where the questions will be framed. The syllabus along with weightage is given below.
AIBE syllabus 2020
Subject or Topic
Total number of questions
Alternative Dispute Redressal including Arbitration Act
Code of Civil Procedure
Criminal Procedure Code
Indian Penal Code
Intellectual Property Laws
Labour and Industrial Laws
Land Acquisition Act
Law of Contract, Specific Relief, Property Laws, Negotiable Instrument Act
Law of Tort, including Motor Vehicle Act and Consumer Protection Law
Law related to Taxation
Professional Ethics and Cases of Professional Misconduct under BCI rules
Public Interest Litigation
Question - Will I get study material from AIBE?
Ans - Yes, BCI provides the study material to all the registered candidates. Most likely, the candidates can receive the preparatory material two weeks after completing the registration.
Question - Where can I get the AIBE sample papers and previous year papers?
Ans - The BCI does release the model papers for the advocates. However, for the compilation of all sample papers and previous year papers candidates can visit the link - AIBE sample papers 2020
AIBE Faqs 2020 - On Result and Certification of Practice
Question - Where can I check my AIBE result 2020?
Ans - The result will be available on the official website of AIBE. you can check your AIBE result by logging into the candidate portal. More details on the result can be accessed from AIBE XV (15) result 2020.
Question - Will I get the result in the form of a score card or a percentile form?
Ans - None of these. The AIBE result is released in terms of “Pass” or “Fail” status. Score cards are not displayed.
Question - When will I get the Certificate of Practice after clearing AIBE 2020?
Ans - The COP is given soon after the declaration of the result. You will receive the COP at your communication address through postal service, within a few weeks.
Question - What should I do, if I am not getting the COP even after clearing the AIBE 2020?
Ans - You can contact the Bar Council of India through the helpdesk provided on their official website. Till then, you can use the result as a provisional certificate.
Question - For Judicial services, is it mandatory to clear AIBE 2020?
Ans - Judicial services are altogether different exams. It is not mandatory to clear AIBE for appearing in Judicial services. However, if the eligibility of Judicial services mandates that the candidate should be eligible for practicing law in India, then the candidate may have to clear AIBE.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - AIBE Faqs 2020
Question: Who can appaer in AIBE (15) 2020?
As per the eligibility criteria of AIBE, any law graduate can appear in AIBE provided the graduation is completed only after 2009.
Question: When will AIBE (XV) 15 2020 be conducted?
The AIBE XV (15) will be conducted on August 16, 2020.
Question: Is registration with state bar council mandatory for appearing in the exam?
Yes. for appearing in the AIBE, it is mandatory to be registered with state bar council.
Question: Can I carry books and study material inside the AIBE exam hall and use them?
Yes, since AIBE is an open book exam, you can carry the books and other study material inside the exam hall and use them. However, you cannot carry any electronic study material with you.
Question: Can I practice law in India without even clearing the AIBE?
Yes, if you are registered with a state bar council, you can practice law in India up to two years from the date of your registration. But, after that, you will have to clear AIBE for practising law in India
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I passed LL.B. exam in 2002 and got registered in BAR COUNCIL OF RAJASTHAN IN 2019 . wheter I have to appear in AIBE or not. thanks
IF you are an LLB graduate of the year 2002 and has a State Bar Council Registration of 2019. Yet, the you do not need to appear for All India Bar Examination because The Bar Council of India in its AIBE Rules and Regulations Framework has clearly mentioned that the LLB graduates prior to the year 2009-10, need not to qualify AIBE for obtaining 'Certificate of Practice' for practicing in Indian Courts of Law.
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Is it mandatory to give AIBE exam even if one dont want to go for litigation in future?
Bar council of India conducts AIBE national level examination. It assess aptitude for practice law of already enrolled advocates or fresh law graduate. It is important to give this exam because BCI will award Certificate of Practiceto candidates who clear the barexam. Those who are not able to clear AIBE willremain enrolled with their State Bar Council as provisional advocatesand not practising lawyers. Appearing for theAIBE exam is mandatory for all law graduates completing their degree 2010 onwards.
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if my temporary enrollment is expired, can i still apply for the AIBE exam ? i did not make any attempt for it earlier.
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