AIBE Eligibility Criteria 2018

Reena Saini Updated On: 04 Apr, 2019 17:49 IST

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AIBE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

AIBE XIII 2019 eligibility criteria has been announced by the Bar Council of India on September 26, 2018. The eligibility criteria for AIBE XIII is available online and it is significant for candidates who are looking to appear for AIBE 2019 as they should be aware of the same before proceeding to fill in the application form for AIBE XIII. By looking at the eligibility criteria, candidates will get access to all the information such as the minimum marks, age criteria and the academic qualifications and will also know their chances of appearing for AIBE XIII.

AIBE (All India Bar Examination) is held by the Bar Council of India (BCI) to asses a candidate’s skill and knowledge to practice in the court. This exam assesses the skills at a basic level and AIBE is seen as a minimum benchmark for practicing in the court. It measures a candidate’s basic law knowledge and analytical abilities. Once a candidate qualifies AIBE XIII 2019, they will be awarded a Certificate of Practice by BCI.  AIBE written examination will take place through the offline mode in many cities of India.

Eligibility Criteria in Detail 

Prior to applying for AIBE XII 2018, all candidates should be aware of the AIBE eligibility criteria set by the Bar Council of India. It is compulsory for all the candidates to fulfill the eligibility norms to become eligible to take the exam. As part of the eligibility conditions, candidates will have to meet all the requirements related to Nationality, Education Background, Age Criteria, etc. Following is the eligibility criteria of AIBE XII 2018:


  • Candidate should be an Indian citizen.

Qualifying Examination

  • Candidate can either have 3 years or 5 years LL.B. degree from a BCI recognised law school.
  • There is no minimum percentage required in the qualifying examination in order to apply for AIBE.

Enrollment with State Bar Council

  • In order to participate in the All India Bar Examination, it is a must for the candidates/law graduates to be enrolled in his/her respective State Bar Council.
  • Candidate should have an advocate enrollment card issued by the State Bar Council.

Age Criteria and Number of Attempts

  • There is no upper and lower age limit for writing AIBE.
  • There is no limit when it comes to the number of attempts for AIBE. Candidates can appear for this examination any number of times.

Importance of AIBE XIII 2019 Eligibility Criteria 

Candidates appearing for AIBE 2019 XIII need to understand the criteria as it is very important and they will know what chances they have before completing all the admission formalities. If a candidate is unable to fulfill the eligibility criteria, then his/her admission will be cancelled at a later stage. Therefore, it is advisable to go through the eligibility criteria as prescribed by the Bar Council.

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