Team Careers360|Mar 3, 2021
All India Bar Examination (AIBE XVI) 2021 postponed exam to April 25, application form extended
The BCI earlier announced that the AIBE will no longer be an open book exam. The revised dates are also subject to change in case of unavoidable circumstances.
NEW DELHI: The Bar Council of India (BCI) has postponed the All India Bar Examination (AIBE) 2021. The AIBE XVI (16) 2021 will now be held on April 25, instead of March 21, 2021. The application form of AIBE has also been extended from February 21 to March 22, 2021.
All India Bar Examination - Revised schedule
December 26, 2021
Online registration close
March 22, 2021
Last date for payment
March 26, 2021
Last date for completion of online form
March 31, 2021
Online release of admit cards
April 10, 2021
Date of Examination
April 25, 2021
The AIBE XVI (16) 2021 can be extended further in case of unavoidable circumstances, the notification released by the council adds. Also, in that case, there will be no refund of fees.
Recently, the BCI had also announced that the AIBE will no longer be an open exam. The candidates will not be allowed to carry study material, notes or any book inside the exam hall. Candidates can carry only Bare Acts to the exam centre.
The BCI conducts AIBE every year for law graduates. The AIBE is a standard test to assess the candidates’ analytical and legal knowledge at a basic level. The exam sets a minimum benchmark for the practice of law. After clearing AIBE, candidates are awarded a "Certificate of Practice" by the Bar Council of India. Meanwhile, the result of AIBE XV (15) 2020 (previous session) is also slated to be declared in the first week of March.
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