AIBE 2021 (XVI): Bar Council of India (BCI) has released the official answer key and question paper of AIBE XVI (16) 2021. Candidates can check it and raise objections against key till November 18, 2021 (5:00 pm). Whereas, AIBE (XVI) 2021 Exam was conducted on October 31, 2021. Bar Council of India conducts All India Bar Examination (AIBE). All India Bar Examination is an open book examination. However, from AIBE XVI 2021 onwards, BCI will not allow books and notes in the exam hall. Candidates can only take Bare Acts, without notes. In this exam, candidates are asked questions of the Bachelors of Law (LLB) level. On qualifying for 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 2021 dates, conducting body, syllabus, eligibility, application form, exam pattern, etc from this page.
For AIBE XVI (16) 2021 – Click here
Latest – AIBE 16 answer key along with question paper has released. Click here to check it.
AIBE 2021 Exam
BCI conducts the AIBE, or the All India Bar Examination with the objective to gauge the capability of an advocate capability to practice the profession of law in India. The All India Bar Examination will evaluate skills at a basic level and is intended to set a minimum benchmark for admission to the practice of law. All India Bar Examination addresses a candidate’s analytical abilities and understanding basic knowledge of the law.
AIBE 2021 XVI Onwards No Books, Notes Allowed: All India Bar Examination is an open book examination. However from AIBE XVI 2021 onwards, BCI will not allow books and notes in the exam hall. Candidates can only take Bare Acts, without notes.
To stay updated with all the dates of AIBE (XVI) 2021, check the table below.
|AIBE 2021||Important Dates|
|Start of Online Registration||26 Dec 2020|
|Payment through Chalan Begining Date||26 Dec 2020|
|Last date for Online Registration||15 Sep 2021|
|Last date for payment||20 Sep 2021|
|Last date for completion of online form||25 Sep 2021|
|Admit card releases on||11 Oct 2021|
|AIBE 16 Exam 2021||31 Oct 2021|
|Release answer key of AIBE XVI (16) 2021||8 Nov 2021|
|Raise objections||18 Nov 2021 till 5:00 pm|
|Declaration of Result for AIBE (16) 2021||to be announced|
AIBE 2021 Application Form
Applications for AIBE 2021 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 2021, 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 required to pay the following given application fee.
- Rs 3500/- for General Category
- Rs 2500/- 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 the application form or other documents in Bar Council of India.
AIBE 2021 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 2021 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
Click here to check the syllabus for AIBE 2021.
Important Books for AIBE 2021
Students preparing for AIBE 2021 should have a look at the below important books for AIBE 2021 exam. These books contain important topics out of the AIBE 2021 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 2021 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern for AIBE 2021 exam will be helpful for preparation purposes. Knowing the exam pattern makes the students aware of the AIBE 2021 exam in advance and they can prepare for the same.
Know that the exam pattern for AIBE 2021 XVI is still not out.
- AIBE XVI (16) is an open-book examination – but only Bare Acts allowed.
- There are multiple-choice questions in the test.
- The exam is conducted for 3 hours 30 minutes.
- The question paper is available in 11 languages. The candidates have to choose any one from the available languages which are Bengali, Assamese, English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Telugu, Tamil, Punjabi, Kannada.
- There are total 100 questions in the test.
- Each question is of 01 marks.
- There is no negative marking.
AIBE 2021 Examination Centres
The AIBE 2021 exam is conducted at 53 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.
AIBE 2021 Admit Card
The Bar Council of India issues the AIBE Admit Card 2021 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 2021 admit card like candidates name, roll number, enrollment number, examination day an time etc, before appearing in the examination.
Things to carry with AIBE 2021 admit card :
- AIBE 2021 Admit card
- One Photo Identity Proof
- Advocate Enrollment Certificate
- Preparation Material
AIBE 2021 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|
About Bar Council Of India
The BAr Council of India was established by Parliament to manage and represent Indian Bar. It aims at performing representative functions by protecting rights, privilages and interests of advocates and also through the creation of funds for providing financial assistance to organise welfare schemes for them. It was set up by Parliament under the Advocates Act, 1961.
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