AIBE XV 2020, which was scheduled for November 8, 2020, has been postponed yet again. The fresh exam date of AIBE XV 2020 is to be released soon by the BCI. The facility to change the test centre preference of AIBE has also been opened. Candidates can change their preference of test centre until the application process ends. No changes will be allowed after that. The last date to register for AIBE XV has been extended from October 24, 2020. The new deadlines will be announced soon.
AIBE, short for All India Bar Examination, is a national-level entrance examination. It is organised by the Bar Council of India (BCI). All India Bar Examination is organised with an aim to assess the capability of advocates who want to practice law in India. AIBE exam is conducted by BCI twice a year, in May and September.
AIBE is the qualifying examination for obtaining a 'Certificate of Practice' for the legal profession. It is an open-book test and candidates can appear for the exam in 11 different national languages, which are – Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, and Telugu. While appearing for AIBE is not mandatory for a law graduate, it is compulsory to qualify the exam in order to be eligible to practice law across the country. A law graduate can practice law in his/her own state even without taking AIBE. Candidates can apply for AIBE “n” number of times and post-qualifying the AIBE exam, the Bar Council of India (BCI) will award a “Certificate of Practise” to the candidates.