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Form Date: 26 Dec - 25 Sep 2021

AIBE 2021 Exam Pattern: AIBE XV Exam Mode, Marking Scheme

Updated On - July 28 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

AIBE XV Exam Pattern 2021 has been published online by the Indian Bar Council. The AIBE 2021 exam pattern focuses on the basic structure of the test. According to the AIBE XV (15) governing bodies, there will be an open book review, which contains 100 objective style questions and focuses primarily on evaluating the analytical skills of the applicant and knowing the basic knowledge of the law. The entire AIBE test will take 3 hours and 30 minutes, i.e. 210 minutes of time. Applicants can consult more details on the comprehensive AIBE XV Exam Pattern 2021 and other relevant examination details in this article.

AIBE 2021 Exam Pattern

The All India Bar Examination (AIBE) 2021 exam pattern specifies the paper question specifics, such as the form of questions, subjects, weighting, and marking scheme of the examination. AIBE (XV) 15th Academic Session of 2021-21 will be held by the Bar Council of India (BCI). The entrance examination is performed in a pen-paper-based test mode. AIBE 2021 is an open book study, and the question paper's questions are primarily knowledge-based and thinking skills problems. Candidates can check the important highlights of the AIBE 2021 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 the 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 2021 Syllabus

In addition to the test template, the conducting authorities have also recommended the AIBE XV exam syllabus, which will frame the examination question paper. Questions from different legal subjects and topics are typically asked in the AIBE test. The following subjects/topics are included in AIBE XV (15) syllabus:

AIBE 2021 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

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

  • Make a proper timetable & 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 a healthy & nutritious diet along with proper 8 hours of sleep.
  • Keep yourself fit & calm by exercising yoga & meditation.
  • Make revision notes as it can be used at the time of last-minute revision.


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