This year, the BCI (Bar Council of India) will commence online registration for All India Bar Examination (AIBE) XV, from May 16, 2020. As per schedule, the exam will be conducted on 16th August 2020. Wishful candidates to apply for bar exams till 27th July 2020. The online payments for application will begin from 16th May and will remain open until 29th July 2020. Candidates may complete their online form by 2nd August 2020. Later, on 9th August 2020, Admit cards will release.
Explicitly, the All India Bar Examinations examine an advocate’s capability to practice the profession of law in India. The AIBE assesses skills of a lawyer at a basic level. Intended to set a minimum benchmark for admission to the practice of law; the AIBE addresses a candidate’s analytical abilities and understanding of the basic knowledge of law. All India Bar Examination is an open book exam conducted twice every year. A lawyer needs to pass this exam before admitting to the bar.
Amid the on-going global pandemic and the nationwide lockdown; the aforesaid dates stand subject to modifications. Any such changes will be notified by the Bar Council of India. Notably, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all the college entrance exams were rescheduled; including SLAT, LSAT, CLAT and AILET.