AIBE Syllabus 2020

Updated By Samiksha Rautela on 28 Dec, 2020 13:11

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AIBE 2020 Syllabus

AIBE XV 2020 Syllabus is announced by the Bar Council of India. It is very important for the students to go through the syllabus to prepare for AIBE 2020. Students appearing for AIBE 2020 will get an idea of the type of questions and the marking scheme after checking out the syllabus. It is also important to keep visiting the official website so that candidates are aware of the regular updates.

Aspirants can also take a look at the last year’s question paper and get an idea about the kind of questions that will be asked in the exams. AIBE is for those law students who have completed their law education so the questions that are asked will cover all the major topics. It is also an open book exam so the students need to carry all the relevant books and study material for the exam. There will be multiple-choice questions in the exam and candidates can attempt the examination in 11 languages-Hindi, English, Gujarati, Bengali, Assamese, Marathi, Kannada, Punjabi, Tamil, Oriya, and Telugu.

Prior to going through the syllabus, candidates are advised to go through the AIBE exam pattern 2020. With the help of the AIBE syllabus 2020 and test pattern, candidates will become more familiar with the structure of the exam.

Detailed AIBE XV 2020 Syllabus

Listed below are the various sections which are a part of the AIBE XV 2020 syllabus.

Code of Civil Procedure-This section will have questions pertaining to the Indian criminal law, functioning of the courts and clerks and judgment process.

Family Law-This section will have questions related to adoption, domestic partnership, marriage, surrogacy, juvenile law, child custody, and paternity.

Administrative Law- Important administrative bodies and administrative laws.

Constitutional Law-This will have topics from judiciary, parliament, human right and international rules and norms, customary law.

Labour and Industrial Laws-This will have laws relating to employment terms, workers, employees, discrimination and child labour.

Company Law- Laws that define the conduct and rights of organisations or businesses and the associated stakeholders.

Public Interest Litigation-This will have questions regarding legal practices for helping the poor or downtrodden or to bring about a change keeping in mind the public interest.

Alternative Dispute Redressal including Arbitration Act- Knowledge of parties involved in a dispute presents their case to an arbitrator. Clear understanding of dispute redressal bodies and laws.

Environmental Law- Laws to regulate pollution, protection of flora and fauna, international conventions, agreements, use of natural resources, laws related to environmental clearance etc.

Land Acquisition Act- Understanding of supreme court guidelines, different legalities of land acquisition and other laws passed by the parliament.

Cyber Law-This will have questions pertaining to the internet, software, electronic commerce, and computing.

Evidence Act- This will have questions relating to this act of 1872.

Intellectual Property Laws - Tangible or intangible assets, laws related to patent, GI indication and other laws protecting the ownership of property.

Indian Penal Code-This section deals with public tranquillity and criminal conspiracy.

Taxation Laws- Laws governed by the Income Tax Act, 1961 along with the tax reforms initiated by the Govt of India in recent such as GST.

AIBE XV 2020 Section-wise Question Distribution 

The table below captures section wise question distribution for AIBE XV 2020.


Number of Questions

Constitutional Law


I.P.C (Indian Penal Code)


Cr.P.C (Criminal Procedure Code)


C.P.C (Code of Civil Procedure)


Evidence Act


Alternative Dispute Redressal including Arbitration Act


Family Law


Public Interest Litigation 


Administrative Law


Professional Ethics & Cases of Professional
Misconduct under BCI rules


Company Law


Environmental Law


Cyber Law


Labour & Industrial Laws


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


Law related to Taxation


Law of Contract, Specific Relief, Property Laws,
Negotiable Instrument Act


Land Acquisition Act


Intellectual Property Laws




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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 Syllabus

Is the syllabus of AIBE vast?

The AIBE syllabus is quite detailed as it covers almost all the important specialisations and aspects of the study of law. However, it can be covered properly with appropriate preparation tips.

Is Indian Penal Code an important part of AIBE syllabus?

Yes, Indian Penal Code is one of the major topics of AIBE syllabus. About 8 questions are asked on this subject.

Are law specialisations like Company Law and Environmental Law important for AIBE?

Yes, all the specialisations of law are important for the AIBE exam. At least 2 questions are there in the exam for each law specialisation.

How many questions on Evidence Act are asked in AIBE?

Around 8 questions on Evidence Act are asked in the AIBE.

What will be asked in Public Interest Litigation in AIBE?

The questions asked under the topic of Public Interest Litigation in AIBE are regarding legal practices for helping the poor or downtrodden or to bring about a change keeping in mind the public interest.

How many Code of Civil Procedure questions are there in the AIBE question paper?

The subject of Code of Civil Procedure comprises a major part of the AIBE question paper. 10 questions are asked from this section in the exam.

How many questions are asked in AIBE?

A total of 100 questions are asked in the exam of AIBE.

Are case-based questions asked in AIBE?

Yes, you might get certain cases in your AIBE exam which you have to solve through the laws taught to you.

What is asked in Code of Civil Procedure in AIBE?

The questions asked in the Code of Civil Procedure of AIBE are on the Indian criminal law, functioning of the courts and clerks and judgment process.

Which subjects are asked in the AIBE exam?

The AIBE comprises questions from the subjects of various law specialisations. They are Family Law, Code of Civil Procedure, Public Interest Litigation, Constitutional Law, Cyber Law, Labour and Industrial Laws, Indian Penal Code, and Evidence Act.

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