AIBE 2020 – Bar Council of India (BCI) has announced the schedule of AIBE 2020. As per it, All India Bar Examination 2020 (XV) will be held on August 16, 2020. The online application process has started now, at aibe15.allindiabarexamination.com. AIBE 15 is held as an open book examination which entitles the candidates to bring along their books and study material at the exam centre. In this exam, candidates are asked questions of the Bachelors of Law (LLB) level. On qualifying the exam, candidates get a Certificate of Practice (COP) from the bar council of India and they become eligible to practice law in India. Check details on AIBE 2020 dates, conducting body, syllabus, eligibility, application form, exam pattern, etc from this page.
Latest: The registrations for AIBE-XV has been started now, know more about registration of AIBE 15.
AIBE is conducted at a national level. Candidates get eleven (11) languages to choose for attempting the examination. To stay updated with all the dates of AIBE (XV) 2020, check the table below.
|AIBE 2020||Important dates|
|Start of Online Registration||16 May 2020|
|Payment through E-Chalan Begining Date||16 May 2020|
|Last date for Online Registration||27 Jul 2020|
|Last date for payment||29 Jul 2020|
|Last date for completion of online form||2 Aug 2020|
|Admit card releases on||9 Aug 2020|
|AIBE 15 Exam 2020||16 Aug 2020|
|Declaration of Result for AIBE (15) 2020||To be announced|
Attention candidates who were present and absent at cancelled centers of AIBE-XIV willing to appear for AIBE-XV!!!
The candidates who were not able to appear for AIBE XIV on September 15, 2019 due to cancellation of centers and want to appear for AIBE-XV, please read below:
Case 1: Candidates who had filled application forms for AIBE XIV, but did not appear for AIBE-XIV at the cancelled centers, have to apply as fresh candidates for AIBE – XV and pay the application fee too. (List of such candidates)
Case 2: Candidates who had filled application forms for AIBE XIV, and had also appeared for AIBE-XIV at the cancelled centers, do not need to apply for AIBE – XV and pay the application fee. They can directly download their admit card for AIBE XV, as per the schedule on this page. (List of such candidates)
Check list of cancelled AIBE XIV exam center – Click here
AIBE 2020 Application Form
Applications for AIBE 2020 is invited by The Bar Council of India. Candidates who want to apply for AIBE have to submit their application form with all the required documents and fill incomplete details. Before the candidates apply for AIBE 2020, they must check if they match the eligibility requirements or not.
AIBE is applicable only for enrolled advocates. Students have to enter their personal and academic details in the application form. The application form can be submitted only with the payment of the application fee. The details of the application process is as follows:
Steps to fill the application form:
|Filling application form|
|Application fee payment|
|Print out of application form|
Application Form Fee: Applicants are require to pay the following given application fee.
- Rs 3560/- for General Category
- Rs 2560/- SC/ST Category
Mode of payment: Candidates can choose one out of the two payment
- Online payment
- SBI challan
NOTE: Candidates are not required to send the hard copy of application form or other documents in Bar Council of India.
AIBE 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates can appear for AIBE if they match the below eligibility criteria. The below eligibility criteria have been set by the Bar Council of India itself. Candidates should note that the below eligibility criteria are the same for every category candidates.
Education qualification: Candidates need to have a graduation degree of 3 years or 5 year LLB program from a recognized.
Enrollment with Bar Council: Candidates also need to have enrolled themselves with the state bar council.
Attempts: Any advocate who have graduated after July 10, 2010, can appear for AIBE as many times they need to clear the exam.
AIBE 2020 Syllabus
Students are asked questions out of the AIBE syllabus. The syllabus for AIBE is based majorly on the basis of the subjects and topics studied during the graduation. The following are the topics covered under AIBE syllabus.
- Constitutional Law
- I.P.C (Indian Penal Code)
- Cr.P.C (Criminal Procedure Code)
- C.P.C (Code of Civil Procedure)
- Evidence Act
- Alternative Dispute Redressal including Arbitration Act
- Family Law
- Public Interest Litigation
- Administrative Law
- Professional Ethics & Cases of Professional Misconduct under BCI rules
- Company Law
- Environmental Law
- Cyber Law
- Labour & Industrial Laws
- Law of Tort, including Motor Vehicle Act and Consumer Protection Law
- Law related to Taxation
- Law of Contract, Specific Relief, Property Laws, Negotiable Instrument Act
- Land Acquisition Act
- Intellectual Property Laws
Important Books for AIBE 2020
Students preparing for AIBE 2020 should have a look at the below important books for AIBE 2020 exam. These books contain important topics out of the AIBE 2020 syllabus. Students can get these books by clicking on the direct link available below.
|Name of the Books||Autor Name||Buy Here|
|Intellectual Property Laws||Private Publication||Buy Here|
|Patents act – 1970||Taxxman||Buy Here|
|Human Rights||H.O Aggarwal||Buy Here|
|Fundamental Rights||Uday Raj Rai||Buy Here|
|Jurisprudence and Legal Theory||Dr. V.D.Mahajan||Buy Here|
|Jurisprudence (Legal theory)||Nomita Aggarwal||Buy Here|
|Mercantile Law||KC Kucchal||Buy Here|
AIBE 2020 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern for AIBE 2020 exam will be helpful for preparation purposes. Knowing the exam pattern makes the students aware of the AIBE 2020 exam in advance and they can prepare for the same.
- Mode of Exam – Offline pen and paper mode as an open book exam.
- Number of Sections – There will be 2 sections in AIBE 2020 exam.
- Type of Questions – Multiple choice questions
- Type of Exam – Open Book Examination.
- Total Marks – The max marks in AIBE 2020 will be 100.
- Passing Marks – Candidates need to secure at least 40 marks in AIBE 2020 exam.
- Duration – 3 hrs and 30 mins
- Languages – 11 languages. (Bengali, Gujarati, Odiya, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, English, Telegu.)
AIBE 2020 Examination Centres
The AIBE 2020 exam is conducted at 44 exam centers. Candidates may choose the exam centers as per the availability and preference. Students must ensure that they choose the exam centre that is nearby to them and is easy to reach. Below is the list of the exam centres of AIBE exam over the past years.
- New Delhi
- Sawantwadi (Panaji centre changed)
AIBE 2020 Admit Card
The Bar Council of India issues the AIBE admit card 2020 online. The admit card can be obtained from the official website of the Bar Council of India. The students have to download the admit card by their login. Test-takers must carry the admit card to the examination hall. No entry shall be allowed without valid admit card and identity proof. Candidates are advised to check all the details mentioned in the AIBE 2020 admit card like candidates name, roll number, enrollment number, examination day an time etc, before appearing in the examination.
Things to carry with AIBE 2020 admit card :
- AIBE 2020 Admit card
- One Photo Identity Proof
- Advocate Enrollment Certificate
- Preparation Material
AIBE 2020 Answer Key
The Bar Council of India publishes the Answer key for AIBE 2020 on the official website. Answer keys are released for the test takers to check the scores in the AIBE exam. The answer key for AIBE 2020 will be provided shortly after the examination in PDF format. Using AIBE answer key 2020 and marking sheme candidates can calculate their probable scores. Candidates can also raise objections if not satisfied with the answers provided in the AIBE 2020 answer key.
Raising objections: The candidates having any objections in the answer key can raise an objection on the questions. To submit the objections, candidates have to Email their objections to The concerned authorities within the next 10 working days after no claim will be entertained whatsoever, and results will be declared based on the final answer keys uploaded.
AIBE 2020 Result
The result for AIBE 2020 is declared on the official website of the Bar Council of India. The candidates who appear for the exam can check their result through the official website. On the basis of the result of AIBE, the students will get to know their marks and their status. Candidates not satisfied with the result have a facility to check their result on their own. However, their result can only be checked after proper form filling and doing all the formalities. In no case, candidates will be allowed to take along the answer sheet or the photocopy of the same.
AIBE 2020 Cut Off
With the declaration of result and final answer key, BCI also releases the minimum marks as required by the candidate to pass the test. Candidates can check previous year cut off marks below to get an idea on AIBE cut off:
|Category||Cut off (in %)||Cut off marks|
|General / OBC||40%||37 and above|
|SC / ST||35%||32 and above|
AIBE 2020 Exam Date
The exam date of AIBE 15 along with all other dates have been notified by the BCI on May 10, 2020. The official notice can be checked below.
The Bar Council of India is a statutory body formed by Parliament to manage and represent the Indian bar. BCI performs the regulatory function by guiding standards of professional conduct and etiquette and by exercising disciplinary authority over the bar. Italso sets standards for legal education and grants recognition ad acceptance to Universities whose degree in law will serve as qualification for enrolment as an advocate. All India Bar Examination into force was established 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.
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