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AIBE 2022 Exam Pattern – Question Paper, Marking Scheme

Updated By Anmol Arora on 28 Jul, 2022 19:56

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AIBE Exam Pattern 2022

The exam pattern of AIBE 2022 XVII is specified by the Bar Council of India. Candidates should know the exam pattern of AIBE 2022 XVII to prepare accordingly for the exam. AIBE 2022 XVII exam pattern will give candidates a good idea of the kind of topics, total marks, marking scheme, the sequence of questions and duration of the exam. Until AIBE XV, the exam was an open book exam but from AIBE XVI onwards, candidates will not be allowed to carry anything but Bare Acts with them in the exam centre.

Candidates will be evaluated on topics such as Environmental Law, Cyber Law, Public Interest Litigation, Cyber Law and Industrial Laws. The paper will carry of total 100 questions, each question will carry 1 mark and there will be no negative marking. Candidates will get 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete the exam, and the paper will have multiple choice questions wherein 4 options will be given and candidates will have to choose one. 

AIBE XVII 2022 will be an offline test (pen & paper-based test). AIBE will be organised in 11 languages and candidates will have the choice to take the examination in any one of the languages. OMR Answer sheets will be given to the candidates to mark the answers. It is mandatory for candidates to use ballpoint pen only, for all the entries in the OMR Answer sheet including the filling of bubbles. If more than one answer is answered in response to a question, then it will be considered as a wrong answer.

Table of Contents
Highlights of AIBE XVII Exam Pattern 2022List of AIBE XVII 2022 Subjects
Subject-Wise Questions Asked in AIBE XVII 2022AIBE XVII 2022 Marking Scheme

Highlights of AIBE Exam Pattern 2022

Check the highlights of AIBE 2022 here.



Mode of Examination

Offline & Online both

Type of Examination

Certification Based

Medium of Question Paper

11 languages

Type of Questions


Total Number of Questions

100 MCQs

Total Marks


Time Duration

3 Hours 30 Minutes

Marking Scheme

1 mark for every correct answer

Negative Marking

No negative marking

  • The question paper will consist of total 100 questions of the objective type from 20 subjects.

  • These 20 subjects will be divided into Category-I and Category-II.

  • Each subject of Category-I will have 7 questions while Category-II subjects will have 23 questions in total.

  • The total duration will be 3 hours 30 minutes.

List of AIBE 2022 Subjects

The table given below provides a list of the subjects of AIBE 2022.

Category-I (Part-I)

Category-II (Part-II)

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Administrative Law

Civil Procedure Code and Limitation Act

Company Law

Constitutional Law

Environmental Law

Contract Law, including Specific Relief, Special Contracts, and Negotiable Instruments

Family Law

Criminal Law I: The Indian Penal Code

Human Rights Law

Criminal Procedure

Labour and Industrial Law

Drafting, Pleading, and Conveyancing

Law of Tort, including Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Consumer Protection Law


Principles of Taxation Law


Public International Law

Professional Ethics and the Professional Code of Conduct for Advocates


Property Law


Subject-Wise Questions Asked in AIBE 2022

Refer to the table given below to get an idea of how many questions are asked from each subject of AIBE.


No. of Questions

Limitation Act


Corporate Social Responsibility


Family Law




Administration Law


Professional Ethics & Cases of Professional misconduct under B.C.I rules


ADR + Arbitration Act


Company Law (2013)


Constitutional Law


Environmental Law




Public International Law


Cyber Law – 05




Labour + Industrial Law


Law of Tort, including Motor Vehicle Accidents and Consumer Protection Law




Cr. P.C


Law of Contract, Specific Relief, Prop Laws, Spl Contract N.I Act




AIBE XVII 2022 Marking Scheme

Check the table given below to know the marking scheme of AIBE 2022. This scheme will be used to calculate the total score of candidates.

Answer TypeMarks Given
For every correct answer+1 mark
For every incorrect answer0 marks
For every unattempted question0 marks

AIBE 2022 Syllabus

In addition to being familiar with the exam format, candidates need to have a basic understanding of the AIBE XVII (17) 2022 curriculum. The curriculum covers all of the required topics that the aspirants learn while obtaining an LLB degree. Candidates are encouraged to review the official curriculum below for more information.

Check more details below - 

AIBE 2022 Syllabus

How to Prepare for AIBE XVII (17) Examination 2022

To practice law in India, applicants need to clear the AIBE exam, which is challenging due to the high level of competition. As a result, a well-planned strategy for AIBE 2022 is essential. During the three-and-a-half-hour AIBE exam, there are 100 questions to be answered. 

Find more information below on AIBE in-depth preparation - 

AIBE XVII 2022 Language Options

Candidates attending the AIBE 2022 certification exam can select their preferred language from the 15 languages listed by the official authorities.

AIBE 2022 Languages

Here is the list of AIBE languages that the aspirants can choose as the exam medium - 

  1. Hindi
  2. English
  3. Gujarati
  4. Konkani
  5. Kashmiri
  6. Malayalam
  7. Manipuri
  8. Bengali
  9. Telugu
  10. Tamil
  11. Punjabi
  12. Assamese
  13. Kannada
  14. Odia
  15. Marathi

AIBE 2022 Exam Pattern - Points to Remember

Below are the key points to note about the AIBE exam pattern - 

  • AIBE 2022 will be an offline test with 100 objective-type questions to be answered in 3 hours and 30 minutes, according to the exam format.
  • During AIBE XVII (17) registration in 2022, applicants can select their chosen language.
  • Prospective candidates in the general category must score at least 40%, and SC/ST candidates must receive at least 35% to receive a Certificate of Practice from the BCI.
  • Candidates in the AIBE XVII (17) exam will receive one mark for each correct response, and there will be no negative marking.

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Related Questions

After completing a UG law degree from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University (CSMU), Navi Mumbai is there any problem in getting license of practise as advocate(सनद)?

-prasad pilaneUpdated on August 21, 2020 08:04 PM
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Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

After completing a UG level from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University (CSMU), Navi Mumbai you can get a license of practice as an advocate by following the two steps mentioned underneath.

First Step is to get enrolled with the state State Bar Council of whichever state you are in as each state consists of its own Bar Council. After enrolling for the same you can temporarily practice as an advocate for a two years period in High Court or District Court.

Second Step after enrolling with the State Bar Council is to appear for All India Bar Exam (AIBE) …


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FAQs about AIBE Exam Pattern

What is the marking scheme of AIBE?

The marking scheme of AIBE is as follows: +1 mark for every correct answer, 0 marks for every incorrect answer, 0 marks for every question left unattempted.

In how many categories is AIBE divided?

AIBE comprises two categories. Category I will have 7 questions while Category II will have 23 questions.

What type of questions are asked in AIBE?

AIBE comprises objective questions. The entire question paper has MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) and no subjective questions are asked.

In which medium is AIBE conducted?

AIBE is conducted in 11 regional languages and candidates can choose the medium in which they want to give the exam.

What are the maximum marks of AIBE?

The maximum marks of AIBE are 100.

Is there sectional timing in AIBE?

No, there is no sectional timing in AIBE. The candidates have to complete all the sections in the allotted time.

How many questions will be asked in AIBE?

The total questions asked in AIBE are 100.

Is there any negative marking in AIBE?

No, there is no negative marking for wrong answers in AIBE.

Is AIBE conducted in online or offline mode?

AIBE 2020 will be conducted in the offline mode. Candidates will have to appear for the exam at the allocated test centres and give the exam through the pen and paper mode.

What is the duration of AIBE?

The total duration of AIBE is 3 hours and 30 minutes.

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