AIBE (XV) 2020 date released by the Bar Council of India, to be held on 8th November
The examination was earlier scheduled for 16 August but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But on Thursday, The Bar Council of India (BCI) has released the new exam date for the All India Bar Examination (AIBE). As per the schedule, the exam will be held on 8 November.
More importantly, the BCI, regulator of legal education in the country, has also extended the last date of online registration till 17 October. Candidates can pay the application fee by 20 October. The deadline to complete the online form is 24 October.
The admit card will be released on 31 October.
In addition, the Council has declared that it reserves the right to extend the exam dates in case of unavoidable circumstances. "In that case, any request for refund/ adjustment of fees shall not be entertained," it added.
Noting that AIBE is a qualifying examination conducted as in open book form that consists of 100 objective type questions from legal subjects. There is no negative marking for wrong answers. The duration of the examination is three hours and thirty minutes. An advocate has to clear the exam to get a "Certificate of Practice" by the Bar Council of India.