AIBE Exam Pattern 2019

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 23 Apr, 2019 12:37 IST

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AIBE 2019 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of AIBE 2019 XIII has been specified by the Bar Council of India. Candidates should know the exam pattern of AIBE 2019 XIII to prepare accordingly for the exam. AIBE 2019 XIII 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.

Candidates will be evaluated on topics such as Environmental Law, Cyber Law, Public Interest Litigation, Cyber Law and Industrial Laws. The paper will be of total 100 marks, each question will carry 1 mark and there is 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 XII 2019 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.

Highlights of AIBE Exam Pattern 2019

Mode of Examination


Medium of Question Paper

11 languages

 Type of questions


Total Number of Questions

100 MCQs

Time Duration

210 Minutes

Marking Scheme

1 mark for every correct answer

Negative Marking

No negative mark

  • 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 time duration will be 3 hours 30 minutes.

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


The subjects are given below:


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 2019 Marking Scheme

  • Each correct question will be awarded one mark.
  • No mark will be deducted for the wrong answer.
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