All India Bar Examination (AIBE 12) is an India wide examination conducted by Bar Council of India (BCI). It is conducted to test an advocate’s capability to practice law as a profession in India. It tests a candidate’s basic knowledge and analytical abilities of law. The AIBE is conducted twice a year. On passing the examination, the candidate shall be awarded a “certificate of Practice” by the BCI. The examination is an open book exam and is conducted in 40 cities across India and in 11 languages to choose from. One must score 40% in the exam to be awarded the certificate of practice. It is a minimum necessity to practice law in India.
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In order to take this examination, the candidates will have to fill an application form. The form will be made available from the official website of the authority. The authority will be releasing the AIBE 12 Admit Card a few days after the submission of the application form. The candidates will have to bring the Admit Card of AIBE 12 to the centre of the examination. The result of AIB 12 will get declared after the examination. The candidates should be sure to be updated with AIBE 12 Result Date. The further article mentions the complete details about AIB 12 2020.
AIBE 12 2020 Dates
The candidate, who is looking up to taking the exam of AIB 12 will have to make sure to be updated with all the dates. The authority has not declared any official dates insofar. As soon as they get declared, we will put them here. Till then, go through the tentative dates mentioned below:
|Release of application form||March 2020|
|Last date to submit the application form||May 2020|
|Release of admit card||May 2020|
|Release of Answer Key||June 2020|
|Release of Result||July 2020|
AIBE 12 Application Form 2020
The application form of AIBE will be available tentatively in the month of March 2020. The candidates, who wish to fill the AIBE Application Form 2020 will be able to find the same from the official website of the authority. While one is filling the application form, he/ she should make sure that he/ she is filling all the correct details. After filling in the AIBE 12 Application Form 2020, the candidates will have to pay the required amount of fee. One can pay the fee through Challan. After doing the same, the candidates will have to upload the required documents. While uploading the documents, the applicant should make sure that the size of the same is as per the prescribed criteria. Without completing all these steps, the candidate will not be able to submit the form.
Documents to be Uploaded
The submission of the application form involves the step of uploading the crucial documents. Without doing the same, one shall not be able to proceed further. However, the below-mentioned table describes all the details of the documents that are to be uploaded in the application form:
|Documents||Format||Minimum Size||Maximum Size|
|Photograph||jpg/jpeg||10 KB||50 KB|
|Signature||jpg/jpeg||10 KB||50 KB|
|Self-Attested Enrollment Certificate||jpg/jpeg||50 KB||500 KB|
|Self-Attested Photo ID||jpg/jpeg||50 KB||500 KB|
AIBE 12 Application Fees
The candidate will have to pay the fee while submitting the application form. Without the application fee, one will not be able to submit the form. Check the complete fee criteria from the table below:
|Fees to be paid by the Advocate||3,500/- + 60/- SBI Bank surcharge = 3,560/-|
|SC/ ST||2,500/- + 60/- = 2,560/-|
AIBE 12 Eligibility Criteria
Before the candidate submits the application form, he/ she must run an eye upon the eligibility criterion and make sure that he/ she is eligible enough as per the specified criteria. Any candidate who is ineligible will not be able to submit the form. The complete criteria of eligibility are:
- The candidate must be a citizen of India.
- The candidate must have an L.L.B Degree from any institute recognized by the BCI.
- They had to get enrolled as an advocate with a state bar council in order to appear for AIBE.
- Candidates with an LLB degree that was awarded before 2009-2010 need not appear for AIBE in order to practice law.
AIBE 12 Admit Card 2020
The admit card of AIBE 12 will get issued on the website of the authority. The candidates, who submit the application form successfully will be able to download the admit card. The AIBE 12 Admit Card 2020 will be released tentatively in the month of April 2020. The admit card is one of the most crucial documents that are to be brought at the centre of the examination. Without the admit card, no candidate will be allowed to sit in the test. There will be many details present on the admit card of AIB 12. The candidate, after downloading the hall ticket, must make sure that all the details are correct. Any kind of discrepancy must immediately be reported to the authority.
Exam Pattern and Syllabus of AIBE 12
The AIBE is an open book exam which means you were allowed to carry your study materials to the examination hall. This would also mean that the exam was going to be difficult and requiring a real understanding of your study material. The highlights of the AIBE is outlined in the table below:
|Type of Questions in the exam||MCQs|
|Test Mode||Offline (Pen-Paper)|
|Duration||3 Hours 30 Mins|
|Total number of Questions||100|
Syllabus of AIBE 12
|Topics||Number of Questions|
|Intellectual Property Laws||2|
|Land Acquisition Act||2|
|Public Interest Litigation||4|
|Professional Ethics & Cases of Professional Misconduct under BCI rules||4|
|Labour and Industrial Laws||4|
|Law Related to Taxation||4|
|Alternative Dispute Redressal including Arbitration Act||4|
|Law of Tort, including Motor Vehicle Act and Consumer Protection Law||5|
|Indian Penal Code||8|
|Law of Contract, Specific Relief, Property Laws, Negotiable Instrument Act||8|
|Cr.P.C (Criminal Procedure Code)||10|
|C.P.C (Code of Civil Procedure)||10|
AIBE 12 Answer Key 2020
The answer key of AIBE 12 will be released by the Bar Council of India. The authority will release the answer key expectedly in the month of June 2020. The answer key will help the candidate in the evaluation of their performance in the entrance exam. Candidates will be required to cross-check the answers that they mentioned and the answers that are in the Answer key. Kindly note that the authority releases the answer key in a PDF Format.
AIBE 12 Result
The Result of AIBE shall be declared on the official website. One has to score a minimum of 40% to be qualified in the examination. The qualified candidates shall be awarded a “Certificate of Practice” by Bar Council of India (BCI) which is mandatory for anybody who aspires to practice law in India. In order to download the AIBE 12 Result 2020, the candidates will have to provide certain details into the section of login.