AIBE 2020: Application, Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern

AIBE XIV 2020AIBE 2020 will be conducted by the bar council of India. All India Bar Examination (AIBE) is a national level examination. The exam is conducted every year to test the ability of advocates. The candidates who qualify this examination can get ‘Certificate of Practice’ for legal law profession. For more information about AIBE 2020 examination such as important dates, application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card and result, candidates should go through this article completely.

AIBE 2020 Important Dates

Candidates can check the AIBE 2020 important dates from below:

Events Dates (Tentative)
Starting of online registrationLast week of September 2020
Bank payment through Challan starts fromLast week of September 2020
Last date of online registration2nd week of December 2020
Last date for payment2nd week of December 2020
Last date for form completion2nd week of December 2020
Admit card release3rd week of December 2020
Exam dateLast week of December 2020
Final Answer key releaseLast week of December 2020
Declaration of Result1st week of January 2021

AIBE 2020 Application From

Candidates can go through the instructions of AIBE 2020 application form below:

  • Candidates can fill the application form from the last week of September 2020.
  • The application form will be filled through online mode.
  • Candidates are advised to fill all the details correctly in the application form including personal and academic details.
  • Candidates have to upload signature and passport size photograph at the time of registration.
  • Candidates also have to upload the self-attested documents in the application form.
  • Reserved category candidates must upload self-attested category certificate in the application form.
  • Do not send the hard copy of the application or other documents to the Bar Council of India.
  • Candidates are advised to take a printout of the application form for further use.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates can make payment in the SBI bank
  • Application fee will be non-refundable in any circumstances.

Candidates can check the application fee for AIBE 2020 exam:

CategoryApplication fee
General/OBC candidatesRs. 3560/-
SC/ST candidatesRs. 2560/-

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check AIBE 2020 eligibility criteria before filling the application form:

  • Nationality: Candidate must be an Indian citizen.
  • Age Criteria: There will be no age limit criteria.
  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have passed 3 or 5 year bachelor’s degree in LLB from any recognized university.
  • Candidates must have enrolled with their respective State Bar Council

AIBE 2020 Exam Pattern

AIBE 2020 exam pattern is explained below:

  • Mode of Exam: Exam will be conducted through offline (open book test) mode.
  • Duration of Exam: Total time duration of exam will be 3 hours & 30 minutes.
  • Total Marks: The question paper will be of total 100 marks.
  • Total Questions: 100 questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Type of Questions: The questions will be of multiple choice questions.
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be awarded for every right answer.
  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking in the exam.

Here candidates can check exam pattern for the subjects according to marks:

Subjects Marks
Constitutional law10
Family law8
Administrative law3
Environmental law2
Cyber law2
Law related to taxation4
Indian panel code8
Alternative dispute Redressal including arbitration act4
Public interest litigation4
Land acquisitions act2
Labour and industrial laws4
Intellectual properties law2
Law of contract, specific relief, properties laws, negotiable instrument act8
Law of tort, including motor vehicle act and consumer protection law5
 Professional ethics and cases of professional misconduct under BCI rules4
Code of civil procedure10
Criminal procedure code10
Evidence act8
Intellectual properties law2

AIBE 2020 Syllabus

AIBE 2020 syllabus will be based on syllabus prescribed by bar council of India for LLB courses. Candidates can go through the topics for preparation from below:

Examination will include topics from evidence act, company law, Labour and industrial law, professional ethics and cases of professional misconduct under BCI rules, law of torts including motors, law related to taxation, intellectual property laws, law of contracts, specific relief, properties laws, negotiable instrument act, land acquisition act, cyber law, environmental law, public interest litigation, alternative dispute Redressal, Indian panel code,  criminal procedure code and code of civil procedure.

Preparation Tips

Candidates are advised to check below mentioned preparation tips to score good marks in the AIBE 2020 exam:

  • Candidates are required to go through the exam pattern and the syllabus.
  • Candidates can make a proper time table and study schedule.
  • Candidates are advised to go through the previous year question
  • Candidates can make short notes.
  • First, prepare the topic in which you need improvement and then move ahead for other topics.

Exam Centers:

The exam centers of the AIBE 2020 are Dehradun, Rudrapur, Indore, Bhopal, Patna, Ranchi, Guwahati, Jabalpur, Bokaro, Raipur, Nagpur, Bilaspur, Nanded, Pune, Mumbai, Aurangabad, Lucknow, Kolkata, Kochi, Noida, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Chennai, Chandigarh, Rajkot, Surat, Delhi, Gurgaon, Shimla, Jammu, Shillong, Amritsar and Agartala etc.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: Candidates who will qualify AIBE 2020 exam, they will get a “certificate of practice” in law. There will be no courses offered through this exam.
Answer: Candidates can fill the AIBE 2020 application form in online mode only.
Answer: No, there will be no need to send any hard copy of the application or other document to the BCI.
Answer: The application fee for OBC category candidates will be Rs. 3560/-.
Answer: No, AIBE 2020 exam will be conducted for law students only.
Answer: No, there is no age limit criteria for AIBE 2020 examination.
Answer: There will be no prescribed marks criteria for applying in the exam.
Answer: The time duration of AIBE 2020 exam will be 3 hours & 30 minutes.

AIBE 2020 Admit Card

Candidates who successfully submitted their application form will be able to download their AIBE 2020 admit card. Candidates can get their admit card in online mode from the website. To download the admit card candidates need to enter the registration id and date of birth.

Candidates are advised to check the details carefully printed on the admit card. It is compulsory to take the admit card in the exam hall on the exam day.  Candidates have to take a printout of the admit card and keep it safe for further procedure.

AIBE 2020 Answer Key

The exam conducting authority will release a provisional AIBE 2020 answer key to the candidates in online mode. Candidates can check their answer key through the website. Through the answer key, candidates can calculate their marks obtained in the examination.

If candidates have any objection in the answer key, they can register their complaints within ten days of the releasing of answer key. After considering the objections, the authority will release the final answer key in the last week of December 2020.

AIBE 2020 Result

After few days of the examination, the result will be declared in online mode. Candidates can check their results from the website. Through the result candidates will be able to know their qualifying and non-qualifying status of the exam. The result will be declared in the first week of January 2021.

Result will include details such as name of the candidates, fathers name, roll number, registration number, enrollment number and result etc. For qualified candidates BCI will issue the certificate of practice after the result.

AIBE 2020 Certificate

Candidates those will qualify the AIBE 2020 examination, will be awarded ‘Certificate in Law’ in the law professions. Candidates, who will get the practice certificate, can practice law from any court in all over India.

Candidates are advised to collect their certificate of law at respective state bar council. The certificate will be released through the COB. Candidates will be able to get their certificate from given respective states:

  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Odisha
  • Gujarat
  • West Bengal
  • Jharkhand
  • Uttarakhand
  • Chhattisgarh
  • Andhra Pradesh

For any other query about the AIBE 2020, candidates can ask us by leaving your comment below.

Displaying 11 Comments
  1. Jagmander Singh Dahiya says:

    On which dates exam will be conducted.

  2. chandraprakash says:

    what is maximum age limit for bar council exam for open and sc/st/obc ?

  3. mustufa solapuri says:

    Above you have given the date of AIBE WHICH IS HELD TWICW IN THE year. Your date shows next Sept. for next exam. Does it mean that only once in a year?

  4. Sayak says:

    What is the maximum attempt limits for AIBE exam

  5. Gursewak singh says:

    Dear sir/madam please inform next bci exam registration started?

  6. Your Name...manjunatha h k says:

    When starts aibe14 exams

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