AIBE XVI (16) 2021 – BCI has released the application form for AIBE (16) 2021 exam. Also, the admit card for AIBE (15) 2020-2021 is out. The Bar Council of India (BCI) will conduct All India Bar Examination (AIBE) XVI (16) 2021 on March 21, 2021. All eligible candidates can register till February 21, 2021. Those who have completed their LLB (3 years / 5 years / 6 years) and have enrolled with BCI can appear in the AIBE exam to become advocates. Check more information about AIBE 2021 from this page including dates, application form, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam centre, pattern, admit card, result.
AIBE XVI (16) 2021
Latest (1)– AIBE (16) 2021 registration has started. Know more.
Latest (2)– AIBE (15) 2020-2021 admit card has been released. Download Here
AIBE XVI (16) will be an open-book examination. It will consist of 100 multiple-choice questions. The candidates who qualify AIBE are awarded with a ‘Certificate of Practice’. AIBE is conducted to determine the capabilities of an advocate so that he / she can practice the profession of law in India. In a nutshell, AIBE judges the analytical abilities and basic knowledge of the law of the candidates.
AIBE 2021 Exam Date
|AIBE XVI (16) 2021||Dates|
|Starting of registration||26 Dec 2020|
|Closing of registration||21 Feb 2021|
|Last date for payment||23 Feb 2021|
|Online forms can be completed till||26 Feb 2021|
|Availability of admit card||06 Mar 2021|
|Exam date||21 Mar 2021|
AIBE XVI (16) 2021 Application Form
The candidates can do the registration for AIBE XVI (16) only at aibe16.allindiabarexamination.com. To complete the registration, the candidates have to:
- Visit the official website and enter the enrollment number from the enrollment certificate of BCI, state and year of enrollment.
- Next, enter the personal details, address details and educational details.
- Now, enter the candidate type, disability details and select the exam centre.
- Then, upload the required documents and images.
- Next, login and pay the application fee.
- At last, take the printout of the submitted application form.
Registration Fee: The candidates can pay the registration fee using debit card / credit card / net banking or SBI challan. The registration fee for AIBE XVI (16) is:
|GEN / OBC||Rs 3500|
|SC / ST / PwD||Rs 2500|
Note: In any case, the application fee is not refunded or adjusted in any circumstances.
✓Please upload the documents and images in the proper format. These documents must be correct in all respects.
✓Self-attest the documents before uploading. Any document uploaded without self-attestation shall be rejected.
✓Do not send any documents via post.
✓Once the details / documents have been approved by BCI, no modifications cannot be done.
✓ Note that once the payment mode is selected, it cannot be changed. So, be cautious while selecting the payment mode.
AIBE XVI (16) 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Before applying for AIBE XVI (16), the candidates must meet all the eligibility requirements as specified by BCI. Check the information given below.
Enrollment with Bar Council: The candidates must have enrolled themselves with any state bar council.
Educational Qualification: To apply for AIBE XVI (16), the candidates must have done LLB of any duration given below:
- 3 years
- 5 years
- 6 years
AIBE XVI (16) 2021 Admit Card
The Bar Council of India releases the admit card for AIBE XVI (16) online at aibe16.allindiabarexamination.com. The candidates can download AIBE XVI (16) admit card by entering their registration number and date of birth.
- It is necessary for all the candidates to carry the printed copy of the admit card to the exam centre as it is used for verification purposes.
- Along with the admit card, the candidates need to also carry a photo id proof and disability certificate (if applicable).
- The admit card is only released online. It is not sent via post.
AIBE XVI (16) 2021 Syllabus and Distribution of Questions
Check the syllabus given below for AIBE XVI (16) 2021.
The syllabus link of XVI (16) on the official website shows the schedule of the examination. The topics given below are according to last year’s details:
|Subjects||No. of questions|
|Indian Penal Code||8|
|Criminal Procedure Code||10|
|Code of Civil Procedure||10|
|Alternative Dispute Redressal including Arbitration Act||4|
|Public Interest Litigation||4|
|Professional Ethics & Cases of Professional Misconduct|
under BCI rules
|Labor & Industrial Laws||4|
|Law of Tort, including Motor Vehicle Act and Consumer Protection Law||5|
|Law related to Taxation||4|
|Law of Contract, Specific Relief, Property Laws, Negotiable Instrument Act||8|
|Land Acquisition Act||2|
|Intellectual Property Laws||2|
AIBE XVI (16) 2021 Exam Pattern
Check the exam pattern given below for AIBE XVI (16).
Know that the exam pattern for AIBE XVI (16) is still not out.
- AIBE XVI (16) is an open-book examination.
- 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.
Important Books Recommended for AIBE XVI (16) 2021
Check the books given below to prepare for AIBE XVI (16) 2021.
|AIBE – All India Bar Council Exam Study Material (TAMIL) (Tamil)||Check Price|
|AIBE – GUIDE to All India Bar Examination||Check Price|
|ALL INDIA BAR EXAMINATION SOLVED PAPERS (2011-2019)||Check Price|
|Guide to All India Bar Examination – 2020||Check Price|
|All India Bar Council Guide In Hindi 2020 (Hindi)||Check Price|
|AIBE (Guide to All India Bar Examination)||Check Price|
AIBE XVI (16) Exam Centres 2021
Given below are the exam centres for AIBE XVI (16) 2021.
|AIBE XVI 2021 Exam Centre||AIBE XVI 2021 Exam Centres|
Preparation Tips for AIBE XVI (16) 2021
In order to qualify AIBE XVI (16) 2021, the candidates can refer the preparation strategy given below.
Know the syllabus: Before starting the preparation, check the syllabus for the exam. Write down all the topics from which questions are framed in the exam.
Solve sample papers: It is advised to solve the sample papers to know how the preparation is going on. By doing this, you will get to know what type of questions in the exam.
Make notes: While doing the preparation, make crisp notes. Mention the important pointers in these notes for each topic.
Try to practice an open-book examination at home: While preparing, self-analyze yourself by practicing the open-book examination.
Give mock tests: To understand how the time has to be managed during the examination, the candidates must solve the mock tests.
Revision: Keep the last one month for revision. But try to revise the topics on a daily basis so as to remember the important points for a long time.
Click here to check AIBE previous year question papers.
AIBE XVI (16) 2021 Answer Key
The candidates can download AIBE XVI (16) answer key from aibe16.allindiabarexamination.com. The answer key displays the set-wise answers. It is released in pdf format. Along with the answer key, set-wise question papers are also released. The answer keys and question papers can be used to calculate the scores.
If the candidates find any discrepancy in the answer key, they can mail the objections at the prescribed email id within the next working 10 days. Then, the revised answer key is released.
AIBE XVI (16) 2021 Result
The Bar Council of India announces the result for AINE XVI (16) at aibe16.allindiabarexamination.com. To check the result, the candidates have to enter their:
- Roll number
- Date of birth
The result is declared in the form of a scorecard. The details like candidate’s roll number, father’s name / husband’s name, result status are displayed in the result. If there is any discrepancy in the result, then the candidates can contact the official authority. The candidates who qualify the test are given the ‘Certificate of Practice’
The Bar Council of India is a statutory body that regulates the legal practice and legal edition in India. It was formed in the year 1961. BCI is responsible to prescribe the standards of professional etiquettes and looks into disciplinary jurisdiction over the bar.
It is also responsible to set a bar for legal education and grants recognition to Universities whose degree in law serves as a qualification for students. Its other responsibilities are:
- Conducts seminars on legal topics
- Organize and provide legal aid to the poor
- Safeguard the rights, interests and privileges of advocates
- Promote the law reform
Official Website: aibe16.allindiabarexamination.com
Bar Council of India
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Near Bal Bhawan
New Delhi – 110002
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Frequently Asked Questions on AIBE XVI (16) 2021
Ans. No, there is no age restriction to apply for AIBE XVI (16) 2021.
Ans. Yes, it is necessary to have enrollment with BCI in order to apply for AIBE XVI (16) 2021.
Ans. AIBE XVI (16) is an open-book examination.
Ans. No, you cannot apply for AIBE XVI (16) via offline mode.
Ans. No, there is no negative marking in AIBE (XVI) 16.
Ans. No, BCI will not send the admit card via post.
Ans. Yes, you will be given a ‘Certificate of Practice’ after qualifying AIBE XVI (16) 2021.