AIBE 2021 (XVI) Application Form (Extended): Exam, Eligibility, Revised Schedule

AIBE 2021 (XVI) Application Form: All India Bar Examination (AIBE) application process is active now. Examination for the AIBE 2021 (XVI) is scheduled to be conducted on 31st October 2021 after the application process is over for the examination. The complete registration process can be checked here on this page. Candidates who still have not submitted their applications can submit them before the due date.

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The last date to submit AIB 16th application form is extended again up to 25th September 2021 and its examination will now be held on 31st October 2021.

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AIBE 2021 (XVI) Application Form

The Bar Council of India is the authority responsible for conducting the All India Bar Examination (AIBE) every year. The main objective of this national-level exam is to examine the capability of an advocate to practice the profession of law in India. After qualifying for the exam, candidates are awarded a “Certificate of Practice”. It is basically an open book exam.

In this article, interested candidates will find detailed information about the AIBE 2021 exam. It will include information like the Application form, exam schedule, eligibility criteria, registration procedure, syllabus, pattern, Admit card, exam pattern, admit card, result, etc.

AIBE 2021

Examination All India Bar Examination- AIBE (XV) 2021
Article categoryApplication details
Exam typeNational level exam
Conducting AuthorityBar Council of India (BCI)
Conducted forCertificate of Practice
Date of examination31st October 2021
OfferedOnce a year
Mode of examinationOffline
Mode of applicationOnline
Application Status Active Now

AIBE XVI 2021 Important Dates

AIBE Schedule is given below-

Events/ ActivitiesDates (Revised)
Starting date of online registration26th December 2020
Bank payment through Challan starts26th December 2020
Last date for online registration25th September 2021
Last date for payment of the registration fee28th Sept 2021
Last date for completing the form4th Oct 2021
Date of availability of admit card11th October 2021
Date of examination31st October 2021
Declaration of resultTo be announced later
AIBE 2021 (XVI) Application Form (Started)_ Exam , Eligibility, Revised Schedule, Pattern, Syllabus

AIBE 2021- Eligibility Criteria

Before going to apply for the exam, applicants must check the eligibility criteria first. Check the complete eligibility criteria for AIBE 2021 given below-


  • All the Indian nationals are eligible to apply for AIBE (16) 2021 exam.

Age Criteria

  • No lower age limit and upper age limit is specified for this exam.

Educational Qualification Criteria

  • Applicants must have three years or a 5 years LLB degree from a recognized institute in India.
  • There is not any specified marks criterion.
  • Candidates must have enrolled their names as an advocate with the respective State Bar Council.

AIBE 2021- Application Form /Registration Form

  • Candidates must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria before filling the application form.
  • Eligible candidates can apply through the online mode before the due date i.e. 15th June 2021.
  • Candidates can fill registration forms only the official website as no offline registration mode is applicable.
  • Candidates have to upload all the self-attested documents (Photo Id, Photograph, Signature, & Enrollment Certificate) in the format prescribed by the monitoring authority.
  • Unattested forms will be rejected.
  • Applicants must provide a working mobile number and a valid email ID so that authorities can communicate to the candidates.
  • Applicants are not required to send the printed copy of application form or any document by post.
  • In case, applicants have uploaded wrong documents, they can rectify it by logging it again within the scheduled period.
  • Candidates are advised to keep a copy safe of filled-in application form for future reference.

How to Apply for AIBE 2021?

Candidates can follow the procedure given below-

  • Visit the official website of AIBE (16) 2021.
  • Enter state, enrollment no and year of enrollment.
  • Go through the instructions carefully and click on ‘Accept’ button.
  • Now, fill the registration details carefully and click on ‘save’ button.
  • Upload all the documents.
  • A registration number will be sent to the mobile numbers and emails of the candidates.
  • Print the bank Challan and make payment of application form.
  • Click on the ‘submit’
  • Lastly, take a printout of the application form and retain it for references.

AIBE 2021- Application Fee

CategoryApplication fee
General/ OBCRs.3560/-
  • The application fee can be paid through Bank Challan.
  • AIBE 2021 application fee is non-transferable and non-refundable.

Important Links

Registration for AIBE (16) 2021- Click Here
AIBE (16) 2021 User Login- Click Here
How to apply details- Click Here

AIBE 2021- Exam Pattern

The Exam Pattern for AIBE is as follows-

  • AIBE 2021 exam will be held in offline mode (pen and paper-based test).
  • It will be an open book test. Candidates can take help of books to answer the question.
  • The exam will be made available in 11 languages.
  • The question paper will be divided into two parts.
  • The total duration of exam will be 3 hours 30 minutes and 20 extra minutes will be allotted to physically handicap candidates.
  • Total number of question will be 100
  • All the questions will be multiple choice questions in nature.
  • One mark will be given for every correct answer.
  • There is no provision for negative marketing.


Here is the complete syllabus of AIBE 2021 exams-

TopicsNo of questions
Constitutional Law10
Code of Civil Procedure (C.P.C)10
Criminal Procedure Code (Cr.P.C)10
Indian Penal Code (IPC)8
Alternative Dispute Redressal including Arbitration Act4
Evidence Act8
Family Law8
Public Interest Litigation4
Professional Ethics & Cases of Professional Misconduct under BCI rules4
Administrative Law2
Environmental Law2
Cyber Law2
Labour & Industrial Laws4
Law of Tort, including Motor Vehicle Act and Consumer Protection Law5
Laws related to taxation4
Law of Contract, Specific Relief, Property Laws, Negotiable Instrument Act8
Land Acquisition Act2
Intellectual Property Laws2

Examination Cities List

AIBE 2021 exam will be conducted across 40 cities of India. The exam is expected to be conducted in the following test cities of India-

Andhra Pradesh & TelanganaHyderabad, Vishakhapatnam
ChhattisgarhRaipur, Bilaspur
DelhiNew Delhi
GujaratSurat, Ahmedabad, Rajkot
Himachal PradeshShimla
HaryanaHisar, Gurgaon, Chandigarh
Jammu & KashmirJammu
JharkhandRanchi, Bokaro
KarnatakaBangalore, Dharwad
MaharashtraAurangabad, Pune, Nagpur, Mumbai, Nanded
Madhya PradeshBhopal, Jabalpur
PunjabAmritsar, Chandigarh
RajasthanJaipur, Jodhpur
TamilnaduCoimbatore, Chennai, Trichy
Uttar PradeshNoida, Allahabad, Lucknow
UttarakhandDehradun, Rudrapur
West BengalKolkata

AIBE Admit Card

  • The AIBE Admit Card will be released on the date specified by the authority.
  • Candidates can download their admit card from the official website by logging with the valid login credentials.
  • No hard copy of the admit card will be sent to any of the candidates by post or any other medium.
  • All the candidates have to be present at the examination venue with the printed copy of their admit card. Candidates without a valid AIBE admit card will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.

AIBE 2021 – Result

The result for AIBE (16) 2021 exam will be released online on the specified dates.

Candidates can check their result on the website of AIBE by entering the roll number and date of birth.

After that successful candidates will be awarded with the “Certificate of Practice”.

In case candidates find any issue related to AIBE 2021 they are advised to contact the concerned person or authority immediately. Candidates can also share it with us in the comment section below.

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