AIBE 2018 The All India Bar Examination (AIBE) was conducted by the Bar Council of India (BCI) on December 3, 2017. The screening test allows law graduates to practice at any court in India. The exam is held twice a year in March and December. Candidates qualifying AIBE 2018 will be issued the Certificate of Practice, through which they will be able to practice their profession across the country. The AIBE XI application form was available both online and offline from September 1 to October 31, 2017. As mandated by BCI, candidates were required to be advocates enrolled in a State Bar Council between 2010 and 2017 to apply for AIBE XI. The application fee of All India Bar Examination was Rs. 3560 for the General and Other Backward Class (OBC) category applicants, and Rs. 2560 for Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) category candidates. The admit card of AIBE 2018 was released on November 20, 2018. The test was held offline on December 3 and aspirants were provided with the choice to take the exam in any one of the 11 national languages including Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu. The AIBE result is expected to be announced in the second week of March 2018. Know more about AIBE dates, eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern, syllabus, result, etc. from this article.
The AIBE XI 2018 notification was released on August 1, while the application process started from September 1, 2017. Check the list of AIBE important dates 2018 from the table below
AIBE XI Schedule
|S.No.||AIBE 2018 Events||Dates|
|1.||AIBE notification announced on||August 1, 2017|
|2.||AIBE Application form available from||September 1, 2017|
|3.||Last date for AIBE 11 registration||October 31, 2017|
|4.||Availability of AIBE admit card||November 20, 2017|
|5.||AIBE XI entrance test date||December 3, 2017|
|6.||Announcement of result||Second week of March 2018|
Applicants were required to fulfil AIBE eligibility criteria 2018 to appear for the test. If aspirants fail to meet any of the eligibility criteria, then they will be disqualified at any stage of the admission rounds. As per AIBE XI 2018 eligibility norms, aspirants were required to have an LLB degree from any institute recognised by the Bar Council of India. Also, it was essential for candidates to be enrolled as advocates for the State Bar Council between 2010 and 2017. Candidates applying under SC and ST category were required to upload required certificates to support their reservation.
The application form of AIBE XI was available online and offline. To apply for the test, aspirants should have filled the AIBE application form 2018 and successfully submit the same within the last date of applying. It was requisite for all details entered in the application form to be free from any discrepancies. The online AIBE 2018 application process can be divided into six steps, which are -
The offline AIBE XI application form was available at the State Bar Councils. For more details regarding AIBE application form 2018 click here
As mentioned above, the application fee was Rs. 3560 for General and OBC category applicants and Rs. 2560 for the SC and ST aspirants. The AIBE 2018 application fee was non-refundable. To pay the fee, candidates were required to print the challan after successfully registering for AIBE. Applicants were then required to visit the nearest State Bank of India (SBI) and pay the amount. After payment, aspirants were required to upload the payment details to complete the AIBE application process.
The AIBE XI was held across 43 test cities. While filling the application form, candidates were required to select up to 3 test cities and based on their selection, AIBE exam centre was allotted. The complete details on the hall ticket were mentioned on the hall ticket of AIBE 2018. After allotment of the examination centre, the exam officials did not entertain any request for changing the exam centre.
Applicants who have successfully submitted the application form were able to successfully download the AIBE admit card. On the day of the test, candidates were required to carry the admit card to the examination hall along with a valid photo ID. Printed on the AIBE 2018 admit card were details about the candidate like name, candidates fathers name, enrollment number, choice of language, preferred exam centre, photograph, signature, address of the examination centre, timing of the test and more. Before entering the examination hall, advocates were required to produce the admit card to the invigilator. If candidates failed to produce the admit card, then they were not allowed to enter the exam hall or take the test.
The test was held in a paper-based mode and candidates were able to take the test in 11 national languages, which are -
The test included 100 MCQs and candidates were allotted 3 hours 30 minutes to complete the test. The questions were divided into two parts i.e. Category I and II. In the first category, there was a total of 77 questions and 23 questions were asked in the second category. Each correct answer will be awarded 1 mark and there is no negative marking for incorrect answers. Know more about the AIBE 2018 exam pattern click here.
The questions in AIBE 2018 were based on 19 subjects as prescribed by Bar Council of India. AIBE 2018 entrance test included questions on topics like Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Procedure Code and Limitation Act, Constitutional Law, Company Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Human Rights Law and much more. Aspirants should have made sure that they are familiar with the topics before preparing for the test. For more details about AIBE syllabus 2018, click here.
After going through the syllabus of the test, applicants were advised to solve the AIBE sample papers. By solving these AIBE 2018 sample papers, aspirants would have become aware of their preparation level. Once candidates had solved the AIBE XI practice papers, they were advised to analyse their answers. Only after analysing the answers, aspirants would have become familiar with their strengths and weaknesses. Most of the sample papers are prepared by various experts and coaching institutes and they were updated according to latest trend and syllabus. To download and know more about the benefits of solving AIBE sample papers, click here.
Within three months after the conduct of the test, BCI will be announcing the result of AIBE XI. BCI will release the AIBE result online and candidates are required to enter their roll number and date of birth to check the same. The AIBE XI result will provide the candidates qualifying status along with other details like - name, fathers/husbands name, roll number, registration number, enrollment number, result status, photograph & signature. To qualify the test, aspirants are required to score at least 40 out of 100 in the test. The qualifying candidates will be awarded the Certificate of Practice, which will let them practice law across the nation. For more details on AIBE result 2018, click here.
Dates and details regarding the rechecking of the result are yet to be announced. In order to get the answer sheets re-checked, test takers are required to fill in the Rechecking Request Form. Candidates are required to submit the form along with a fee and within seven days after submitting the form, aspirants will be informed about the rechecking process. Test takers can also visit the Bar Council of India to book a time slot and recheck the answers by themselves. The fee to recheck is Rs. 200 and it can be paid through a Demand Draft drawn in favour of Bar Council of India payable at Delhi.