All you need to know about All India Bar Examination (AIBE)

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About All India Bar Examination (AIBE)

The objective of The All India Bar Examination (AIBE) is to examine an advocate’s capability to practice the profession of law in India. The AIBE will assess skills at a basic level, and is intended to set a minimum benchmark for admission to the practice of law; it addresses a candidate’s analytical abilities and understanding basic knowledge of law. After passing the examination candidate will be awarded “Certificate of Practice” by the Bar Council of India. AIBE will be conducted in 40 cities all across India. Candidates will have 11 languages to choose for attempting the examination. Examination pattern will be multiple choice question and it will be open book exam. The notification bringing the All India Bar Examination into force was passed by the Legal Education Committee and the members of the Bar Council of India at duly constituted meetings on April 10, 2010 and April 30, 2010.


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Syllabus for AIBE

Topic/ Subject Number of Questions
Constitutional Law10
I.P.C (Indian Penal Code)8
Cr.P.C (Criminal Procedure Code)10
C.P.C (Code of Civil Procedure)10
Evidence Act8
Alternative Dispute Redressal including Arbitration Act4
Family Law8
Public Interest Litigation4
Administrative Law3
Professional Ethics & Cases of Professional Misconduct under BCI rules4
Company Law2
Environmental Law2
Cyber Law2
Labour & Industrial Laws4
Law of Tort, including Motor Vehicle Act and Consumer Protection Law5
Law related to Taxation4
Law of Contract, Specific Relief, Property Laws, Negotiable Instrument Act8
Land Acquisition Act2
Intellectual Property Laws2
Total100

Links to Bare Acts

You can find the links to the bare acts here. (Click here). You also may refer the list below.

We have added links to 3 bare acts/books for each subject. You can have what suits you the best! Click on the options below and it will redirect you to thay book.

Topic/ SubjectLinks to Bare Acts
All Subjects Bare Acts ComboSet 1 Set 2Set 3
Constitutional Law Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3
I.P.C (Indian Penal Code) Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3
Cr.P.C (Criminal Procedure Code) Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3
C.P.C (Code of Civil Procedure) Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3
Evidence Act Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3
Arbitration Act Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3
Hindu Law Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3
Muslim Law Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2 
Family Laws ComboBare Act 1Bare Act 2 
Administrative Law Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2 
Company Law Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3
Environmental Law Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3
Cyber Law Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3
Labour & Industrial Laws Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3
Motor Vehicle Act Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3
Consumer Protection Law Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3
Income Tax Act Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3
Law of Contract Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3
Specific Relief Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3
Property LawsBare Act 1 Bare Act 2 
Negotiable Instrument Act Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3
Intellectual Property Laws Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3
Land Acquisition Act Bare Act 1 Bare Act 2Bare Act 3

Previous Years Papers

AIBE (4) 2012 question paper with answer keyDownload Here
AIBE (5) 2013 question paper with answer keyDownload Here
AIBE (6) 2014 question paper with answer keyDownload Here
AIBE (7) question paper with answer keyDownload Here
AIBE (8) question paper with answer keyDownload Here
AIBE (9) question paper with answer keyDownload Here
AIBE (10) 2017 question paper with answer keyDownload Here
AIBE (11) 2017 question paper with answer keyDownload Here
AIBE (12) 2018 question paper with answer keyDownload Here
AIBE (14) 2019 question paper with answer keyDownload Here
AIBE (15) question paper with answer keyDownload Here
AIBE (16) 2021 question paper with answer keyDownload Here
AIBE (17) 2022 question paper with answer keyTBA

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