May 20, 2024

The All India Bar Exam or AIBE is a highly coveted exam that is a mandatory qualifying test for practicing law in India. It is usually attempted after securing an LLB degree from a recognised Law school. In this respect, knowing the syllabus and exam pattern is important for all aspirants. This will ensure you are preparing in the right manner and there is no portion that you’re missing out on. 

In this regard, one of the easiest ways to prepare for the Bar exam is by solving the last few years’ AIBE question papers. These AIBE last year papers are available alongside their respective answer keys on several websites and web applications online. Most of these online platforms also provide directed guidance and practice test sets as well. The aspirants can benefit from all such resources available online for free. 

The AIBE question paper consists of 100 multiple choice questions from around 20 subjects about Indian society and law. This will be divided into 2 categories. Category 1 subjects will contain 7 questions, whereas category 2 subjects will comprise 23 questions in total. The syllabus for AIBE is quite extensive and covers all the integral domains of law and legal paradigms in India, including Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Company Law, Environmental Law, Criminal Procedures and Criminal Law, Alternative Dispute Settlements, Property Law, Civil Procedure Code and Limitations Act, Jurisprudence, Taxation Laws, Public International Law, Tort Laws, among other such similar sub-branches of Indian Law. This exam has no negative marking, and you will get 1 mark for every correct answer. 

This year’s application process window duration for AIBE has been extended, and the revised dates are available on the official online Bar Council of India (BCI) portal. According to this official notification, the last date to fill up the application form for this year’s AIBE is the 30th of April. The notification on the new exam date will be made available soon online. This year’s bar exam will not allow the aspirants to carry any form of textual readings, study matter or books into the exam hall. However, the aspirants will be allowed to carry Bare Acts sans any notes and commentary. 

There are various online study portals such as CollegeDekho, Collegedunia, Shiksha, Edufever, among others. These platforms provide different resources such as subject wise tests, practice tests and previous years’ question papers. AIBE is a certification exam; hence, the exam is quite holistic. The cut-offs vary around 40% percentile every year.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is there any age limit to apply for the All India Bar Exam?

No, there is no age limit to appear for the Bar Exam in India. You only need an LLB degree from a reputed Law School.

  • When is AIBE scheduled for in 2021?

There is no official announcement about the exam date for the AIBE 2021. It has been postponed due to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Candidates are advised to keep track of the official website for further notification.

  • Where can I find and solve AIBE question papers?

AIBE question papers are available for free on various online education platforms such as Collegedunia, CollegeDekho, and Shiksha, to name a few. You need to download the Answer Key along with the AIBE question papers to keep track of your performance while practicing. 

  • What is the exam pattern for the AIBE 2021?

The AIBE exam takes place in two stages on the same day. It comprises 100 multiple choice questions, and there is one mark allotted for every correct answer. There is no negative marking.

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