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AIBE 2023 Syllabus: Detailed Outline of All India Bar Examination 18

Updated On - October 19 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

AIBE 18 Exam 2023 Syllabus will be provided by the Bar Council of India (BCI) soon. The syllabus will be updated at this page as soon as the syllabus releases online. All India Bar Examinaton is conducted by Bar council of India. The examination is conducted for the applicants who have pursued LLB from a renowned university and further wish to practice law in India. The examination will be written and held across 40 cities of the country in 11 different languages. Moreover, AIBE (18) qualified candidates will be awarded "Cetificate of Practice". Read the complete article below to know about AIBE (18) Syllabus 2023.

AIBE 18 2023 Syllabus: Comprehensive Exam Content and Topics

Candidates can check the important notes from the points given below:

  • Question will be taken from 19 subjects related to the various topics of law in AIBE (18).
  • Candidates must go through the complete syllabus to pass with flying colors in the examination.
  • Once the official syllabus is released by BCI It will be updated in this page. So stay with us.
  • Before carrying forward with the preparation for the examination candidates must know the complete each subject and topic wise- syllabus, as it is a very crucial factor in scoring good marks. So, implementing the syllabus is a very crucial factor in scoring good marks.
  • AIBE (18) 2023 Admit Card will be released on first week of July 2023 (tentatively).
  • Candidates will be able to access AIBE admit card 2023 through online mode from the website itself.
  • The admit card would to not be posted at the candidates address whatsoever.

AIBE (18) Syllabus 2023

AIBE (18) 2023 questions will be asked from 19 subject topics. The subjects are categorised into two categories i.e., Category-I and Category-II.  Category- I will contain 7 questions, however Category-II will contain 23 Questions. Candidates are advised to check previous year's question paper for better understanding of the question-paper. Check the complete syllabus provided below in the tabular form:

AIBE 18 syllabus



No of Questions

Constitutional Law


Indian Penal Code


Criminal Procedure Code


Code of Civil Procedure


Evidence Act


Alternative Dispute Redressal including Arbitration Act


Family Law


Public Interest Litigation


Administrative Law


Professional Ethics & Cases of Professional Misconduct under BCI rules


Company Law


Environmental Law


Cyber Law


Labour and 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


Land Acquisition Act


Intellectual Property Laws





Constitutional law is the set of laws that defines the structure and power of the government. It also defines the fundamental rights of the citizens in the country.

I.P.C (Indian Penal Code)

It is the principal criminal code of India which covers detailed aspects of criminal law. It defines different types of crimes and provides punishments against the criminality and wrong actions.

Cr.P.C (Criminal Procedure Code)

The Code of Criminal Procedure or Cr.P.C is the procedural law and it defines the procedures for the police machinery to take action against any kind of violation or criminal activities.

C.P.C (Code of Civil Procedure)

It is another procedural law in India that administers different types of civil proceedings. 

Evidence act

Also known as the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 and includes 11 chapters and 167 sections.

Alternative dispute redressal including arbitration Act

The judicial and quasi-judicial bodies function on the basis of a given framework to solve disputes between two parties as an arbitrator. Such frameworks are defined under alternative dispute redressal including arbitration act.

Family law

It deals with the disputes that arise among the family members and relatives.

Public interest litigation

It is the power of the public given by the courts in India on the basis of judicial activism. The law safeguards public interests.

Administrative law

This law governs any kind of administrative actions and determines the powers and duties of different administrative authorities. It is also a branch of public la

Company law

This law defines the rights, relations and duties of different businesses and their associates.

Environmental law

This law covers various acts to control pollution and safeguarding of natural flora and fauna. It also includes the laws related to the uses of natural resources, different agreements and others.

Cyber Law

The law defines the crimes related to the cyberspace, internet and digital world.

Labour and industrial laws

This law defines the code of conduct between employer and employees in an industrial setting. Labour and industrial law covers different labour codes, labour reforms and also laws related to the International Labour Organization.

Law related to taxation

It comes under the Income Tax Act, 1961.

Land acquisition act

It is the power of the union or government to acquire private land for different kinds of developments. Land acquisition act also defines the compensation against the acquisition of land.

Intellectual property law 

The law safeguards the intellectual creation of inventions, designs, brands and artworks. It protects and establishes these things through patent, trademark and copyrights.

AIBE (18) Exam Pattern

Candidates appearing the examination can take a look below for the AIBE (18) Pattern mentioned below:

  • Examination Mode: Offline (Written Examination)
  • Duration of Examination: 3 hours and 30 minutes.
  • Special Liberty: Candidates with more than 80% disability will be provided extra 30 minutes to write the exam.
  • Language: 11 languages from which candidate will have to choose only one language to appear in examination.
  • Type of Question: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) 
  • Total Marks: 100 marks.
  • No. of Category: Question paper will comprise of two parts as Category- I & Category- II. 
  • Marking Scheme: Correct answer will carry 1 marks each. There will be no negative marking in the examination.

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