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All India Bar Examination 2020

Form Date: 16 May - 17 Oct 2020

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Form Date: 16 May - 17 Oct 2020

AIBE (XV) 2020 Exam Pattern: AIBE 15 Exam Mode, Marking Scheme

Updated On - July 03 2020 by Latika Kalra

AIBE XV Exam Pattern 2020 has been released by The Bar Council of India in online mode. The AIBE 2020 exam pattern focuses on the basic framework of the exam. According to the AIBE XV (15) conducting bodies, there will be an open book examination which includes 100 objective type questions and mainly focuses to test the candidate’s analytical abilities and understanding basic knowledge of law. The whole AIBE exam will be of 3 hours and 30 minutes i.e. 210 minutes of duration. Canddiates can check more information about the detailed AIBE XV Exam Pattern 2020 and other exam related information from this article.

AIBE 2020 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of All India Bar Examination (AIBE) 2020 defines the question paper details such as type of questions, subjects, weightage and marking scheme of the exam. The Bar Council of India (BCI) will conduct AIBE (XV) 15th in the academic session of 2020-21. The entrance exam is conducted in pen-paper based test mode. AIBE 2020 is an open book exam, and the question paper has questions are mainly knowledge-based and reasoning skills questions. Candidates can check the important highlights of AIBE 2020 exam pattern from the table given below:

AIBE Exam Pattern

Mode of Examination

Offline i.e. Pen Based Test

Language Options


Type of Examination

Open Book

Duration of Examination

3 hours 30 minutes

Type of Questions


Total Number of Questions


Total Marks


Negative Marking


AIBE Test Paper Languages

Language - AIBE XV entrance exam will be conducted in 11 different languages. Candidates will have to select the language at the time of filling the AIBE XV Application form. Given below is the list of languages opted in AIBE exam:
  1. English
  2. Hindi
  3. Telugu
  4. Tamil
  5. Kannada
  6. Marathi
  7. Bengali
  8. Gujarati
  9. Oriya
  10. Assamese
  11. Punjabi

AIBE XV 2020 Syllabus

Along with the exam pattern, the conducting authorities has also prescribe the syllabus of AIBE XV exam around which the questions paper of exam will be framed. In AIBE exam, questions are usually asked from various law subjects and topics. The following subjects/topics are included in AIBE XV (15) syllabus:

AIBE 2020 Syllabus

Constitutional Law

I.P.C (Indian Penal Code)

Cr.P.C (Criminal Procedure Code) and C.P.C (Code of Civil Procedure)

Evidence Act

Alternative Dispute Redressal including Arbitration Act

Family Law

Administrative Law

Professional Ethics & Cases of Professional Misconduct under BCI rules

Company Law

Cyber Law

Labour & Industrial Laws

Law of Tort, including Motor Vehicle Act and Consumer Protection Law

Law of Contract, Specific Relief, Property Laws, Negotiable Instrument Act

Land Acquisition Act

Intellectual Property Laws

Law related to Taxation

Environmental Law

Public Interest Litigation

AIBE Preparation Tips

Canddiates must opt for some tips & tricks which will be help them while preparing for AIBE. Given below are important preparation Tips for the AIBE exam:

  • Make proper time table & must study according to it.
  • Choose good study material while preparation.
  • Check the AIBE complete syllabus & exam pattern.
  • Make short notes & revise it on regular basis.
  • Take healthy & nutritious diet along with proper 8 hours sleep.
  • Keep yourself fit & calm by exercising yoga & meditation.
  • Make revision notes as it can used at the time of last minute revision.


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16 May 2020

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08 Nov 2020

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