The Bar Council of India has decided to postpone the date of the All India Bar Examination (AIBE). Now, the Exam will be conducted on Sunday (April 25, 2021).
Similarly, the date for receipt of applications has also been extended till March 22, 2020.
It may be noted that the AIBE was previously going to be held on March 21. Now, it has been informed to all the candidates appearing for AIBE-XVI that the date for registration and last date of payment has been extended.
Revised schedule of AIBE-XVI
Online registration had begun from 26th December, 2020
Desirous candidates can apply for bar exams till 22nd March, 2021.
Online payments for application will remain open until 26th March, 2021.
Candidates may complete their online form by 31st March, 2020.
Admit cards will be released on 10th April, 2021.
New date of Examination - 25th April, 2021
Notably, AIBE is an exam conducted twice every year which a lawyer needs to pass before being admitted to the bar and is essential for law practice everywhere.
Significantly, the Bar Council of India has recently decided that All India Bar Examination-XVI (AIBE-XVI) onwards, no books, notes, or study material will be allowed in the Examination Hall. However, the Candidates would be allowed to carry Bare Acts without notes.
A Notification to this effect is available on AIBE's Website (https://allindiabarexamination.com/).
This Notification states,
"This is to notify that All India Bar Examination-XVI (AIBE-XVI) onwards, no books, notes, or study material will be allowed in the Examination Hall. Candidates can carry bare acts without notes.