AIBE 16 2021 will be conducted on 31 October 2021. AIBE is a national level entrance exam. Those applicants who will clear this exam will be awarded the "Certificate of Practice" by the BCI. This exam aims to test an advocate's capability to practice the Law profession in India hence, addressing the analytical abilities and basic understanding of Law. The exam will be conducted in offline( pen-paper mode) in 40 cities across India. Besides this, candidates can choose among 11 languages for attempting the examination. The applicants can go through the complete article to know all about AIBE 2021 Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Application Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling, etc.
AIBE 2021 Exam Status
Candidates can check the essentials information of AIBE 2021 from the below table:
Exam on 31 October 2021.
AIBE 16 2021 Hall Ticket has been released on 11 October 2021.
AIBE XVl 2021 entrance exam is going to be held on 31 October 2021.
AIBE 2021 Important Dates
Applicants can check here all the important AIBE 2021 dates for the application form in the given table below:
Online Registration Start
26 December 2021
Payment through offline mode start
26 December 2021
30 April 2021 25 September 2021
Last date of payment
30 April 2021 28 September 2021
Last date for completion of online form
30 April 2021 04 October 2021
Admit Card release
11 October 2021
AIBE XVI 2021 Exam Date
31 October 2021
AIBE 2021 Admit Card
The Bar Council of India issues the AIBE 2021 admit card online on its portal to the candidates who will apply for the exam.
To download the Hall Ticket the applicants will have to enter their login credentials.
It is a mandatory document to be carried to the examination hall as without entry would not be possible to the hall.
Candidates are advised to check all the details mentioned in the admit card like candidates name, roll number, examination day and time, enrollment number, etc, before appearing in the examination.
Also, one must carry the original id along with the Admission Ticket for verification purposes.
Question Paper will in 11 languages (Bengali, Gujarati, Odiya, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, English, Telegu.)
Candidates can check the subject-wise marks distribution of the AIBE exam from the following table:
AIBE 2021 Subject-Wise Marks Distribution
Law related to taxation
Indian panel code
Alternative dispute Redressal including arbitration act
Public interest litigation
Land acquisitions act
Labour and industrial laws
Intellectual properties law
Law of contract, specific relief, properties laws, negotiable instrument act
Law of a tort, including the motor vehicle act and consumer protection law
Professional ethics and cases of professional misconduct under BCI rules
Code of civil procedure
Criminal procedure code
Intellectual properties law
AIBE 2021 Syllabus
The AIBE 2021 Syllabus consists of below topics:
Intellectual Property Laws
I.P.C (Indian Penal Code)
Land Acquisition Act
Cr.P.C (Criminal Procedure Code)
C.P.C (Code of Civil Procedure)
Alternative Dispute Redressal including Arbitration Act
Public Interest Litigation
Professional Ethics & Cases of Professional Misconduct under BCI rules
Labour & Industrial Laws
Law of Tort, including Motor Vehicle Act and Consumer Protection Law
Law related to Taxation
Law of Contract, Specific Relief, Property Laws, Negotiable Instrument Act
AIBE 2021 Test Centers
The AIBE 2021 exam is conducted at 44 exam centers. Applicants may choose the exam centers as per the availability and preference. Below is the list of the exam centers of AIBE exam:
Sawantwadi (Panaji center changed)
AIBE 2021 Answer Key
The AIBE exam conducting body will release a provisional AIBE 2021 answer key in online mode. The provisional answer key is supposed to be released in the last week of January 2021. Applicants can check the answer key through the official website. With the help of an answer key, candidates can calculate their expected marks that he/she might obtain in the examination.
Authority will also accept the complaints within ten days of the release of the answer key if any candidate has objection in the answer key. After considering all the objections, the authority will release the final answer key in January 2021.
AIBE 2021 Result
AIBE 2021 Result will be declared on the official website of the Bar Council of India.
The candidates who will appear for the exam can check their result on the portal of the Bar Council.
Based on the of AIBE, the aspirants will get to know their marks and their status.
Candidates not satisfied with their results have a facility to re-check their results. However, their result can only be checked after proper form filling and doing all the formalities. In no case, candidates will be allowed to take along the answer sheet or the photocopy of the same.
Re-checking requests will be accepted on payment of Rs 200/-.
For General/OBC categories passing marks is 37 whereas for SC/ST category candidates its 32 marks.
AIBE 2021 Cut Off
With the declaration of result and final answer key, BCI also releases the minimum marks as required by the candidate to pass the test. Candidates can check previous year cut off marks below to get an idea on AIBE cut off:
AIBE 2021 Cut Off
Cut off (in %)
Cut off marks
General / OBC
37 and above
SC / ST
32 and above
AIBE 2021 Application Form
The candidates need to have all the important information regarding the AIBE application form 2021. They must also fill out and submit the application form on time. Details on the AIBE Registration Form 2021 are given as follows:
The application form for the examination has beenavailable online on the official website of the Bar Council of India.
Applicants can fill the application form from the 26 December 2020 for XVI.
Also, personal and academic details must be filled very carefully.
The applicants must keep a printout of the application form for further admission process.
They must provide the valid email id and contact number as this information will be used by the authority for future communication.
Applicants from SC/ST category must upload a self-attested copy of their SC/ST certificate in English or Hindi language along with the other required documents.
Besides this, if SC/ST certificate is not uploaded during the registration process no relaxation on fee will be provided.
Furthermore, applicants will be required to submit the required application fee amount along with the online submission of the application form.
No documents must be sent through the post.
AIBE 2021 Application Fee
Applicants can pay the application fee through online mode.
AIBE 2021 Examination Fee
AIBE 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Applicants must carefully read the AIBE eligibility criteria details and ensure their eligibility before filling the application form of AIBE 2020 (XV). The eligibility criteria details are given hereby:
The applicants must have completed their graduation (3 years) or 5 year LLB program from a recognized institute.
Also, applicants who have completed their bachelor’s degrees before 2009-2010 will not have to appear for the AIBE exam.
They also have to enroll themselves with the State Bar Council.
Additional instructions for candidates under SC/ST Category
In case any candidate has applied under the concession of SC/ST and does not provide valid documents, then their candidature will be rejected and the registration amount will not be refunded.
Such candidates will have to apply again.
Additional Instructions for disabled/physically challenged candidates
Applicants having 50% or more disability under a specific category such as amputated arms, blindness will be provided 20 minutes extra time per hour.
Such applicants will have to upload a self-attested copy of their disability certificate.
Additional Instructions for candidates with illness/special needs
Applicants who are suffering from any illness for which special attention needs to be paid must inform the same through e-mail ([email protected]).
They will have to carry a certified copy from the doctor on the exam day.
In case such information is not provided during the registration process or before the admit card is released, no special facility will be provided.
AIBE 2021 Highlights
The AIBE 2021 summary can be checked below in the table: