AIBE (17) 2022 Exam Dates (Soon): Check Registration, Admit Card, Result & Other Exam Dates

All India Bar Examination 2022 ( AIBE )

Anjum Khan

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Updated on Aug 7, 2022 02:15 IST

AIBE 2022 Notification: The Bar Council of India (BCI) will be announcing AIBE XVII exam dates 2022 anytime soon. The application process of AIBE 2022 will begin in September tentatively. Candidates who have qualified the bar examination of India, AIBE XVI (16) have been issued 'Certificate of Practice' on March 30, 2022. They can obtain AIBE 16 COP by downloading AIBESCOPE, a mobile application from Playstore or iOS store. The candidates who could not qualify AIBE XVI (16) can now appear in the upcoming examination. They can get all important updates regarding AIBE 2022 exam dates and events on this page. 

Latest updates:

  • August 6: AIBE XVII (17) 2022 to be held within 3 months: BCI Counsel Manan Kumar Mishra informs SC, Read here
  • August 1: AIBE XVI (16) 2021 Certificate of Practice available at 24 state bar councils, Check here
  • July 23:  BREAKING! AIBE XVII (17) 2022 mode of examination changed, Read BCI notice
  • July 04: AIBE 2022 notification to be out soon, But when? Read here BCI official statement
  • April 25: BCI to allow other professionals to enroll as provisional advocates on qualifying AIBE? Read here
  • March 30: BCI issues COP to AIBE XVI qualified candidates through Mobile application- Check here

AIBE XVI COP issued to qualified candidates- Check here to download

AIBE Exam Dates 2022

Here is a tentative schedule for AIBE (17) 2022 exam until a detailed exam schedule is shared by BCI:

Events AIBE Exam Dates
Online registration August 2022
Last date for application fee payment

August 2022

Last date for completion of online application form

August 2022

Availability of AIBE 2022 Admit card August 2022
AIBE XVII exam date August or September 2022
AIBE 2022 Answer Key + Question Paper  August or September 2022
File objections against Answer Keys August or September 2022
AIBE XVII result announcement August or September 2022
AIBE 17 answer key re-checking August or September 2022
Final Answer Key and Revised Result 

August or September 2022

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Important AIBE Exam Events 2022

The Bar Council of India conducts All India Bar Examination (AIBE) for assessing the skills of lawyers who are provisionally enrolled with their State Bar Councils. The Bar examination is usually conducted twice a year, i.e., in September-October and December-January. However, due to COVID-19, the Bar exam is being held once a year since 2020. Check important AIBE 2022 exam events below:

  • AIBE XVII (17) Registration: The application process will tentatively begin from July owards. The last date to apply for AIBE 2022 will be within 30 days after the application link is provided on the official website. Candidates can apply online only including payment of application fee. The AIBE XVII (17) registration fee is INR 3,560 for General/OBC category and INR 2,560 for SC/ST category.
  • AIBE Admit Card: BCI, the exam authority will issue AIBE XVII admit cards to candidates at least 15 days before the scheduled exam date. Candidates will be able to download the AIBE admit card from the official website of the exam by using their registration ID and password. The AIBE admit card is a mandatory document to be carried to the allotted test centre.
  • AIBE Exam: The AIBE 17 (XVII) exam is expected to be held in June-July month. It will be conducted as a pen-and-paper based test. The exam is no longer an open-book examination i.e., candidates are not allowed to carry books/ notes with them to take this exam. The AIBE exam will contain 100 multiple-choice questions of 1 marks each. The total duration of AIBE exam is three hours. The test paper will carry questions from 19 subjects around legal topics. Check complete AIBE exam pattern and syllabus.
  • AIBE Answer Key: BCI releases the provisional AIBE answer key and question paper within a week of conducting the examination.The AIBE answer key provides a chance for candidates to raise their objections/ discrepancies for all the questions asked in the exam. the exam authority then verifies their feebacks regarding the answer key of AIBE exam. In case, the objections raised by candidates are found correct, then the exam authority issues a revised answer key. 
  • AIBE Result: AIBE exam monitoring committee declares the AIBE results after verification of answer key related claims by candidates. The results of AIBE examination are published on the official website only. Candidates can check their AIBE results by logging in to their registered accounts using their roll number and date of birth. All candidates belonging to General/ OBC category need to secure a minimum of 40 per cent to qualify the exam. Those belonging to SC/ ST/PWD category need to secure at least 35% to qualify the bar examination. 
  • AIBE CoP: Few months after the declaration of result, BCI issues the AIBE Certificate of Practice (CoP) to all the candidates who qualify the All India Bar Examination. Once released, candidates can collect the CoPs from their respective State Bar Councils and then start practicing the legal profession.      

Jul '22 - Aug '22

Starting of AIBE 2022 Online Registration


FAQs for AIBE Dates 2022

Q. When will the AIBE notification be out?

A: The BCI will be releasing notification for AIBE 2022 anytime soon. Generally, the notification for AIBE is released by March or April every year. However, it has been delayed from the past two years after the Covid pandemic.

Q. When will AIBE 2022 be held?

A. BCI will conduct AIBE XVII 2022 in the next three months, as informed to Supreme Court of India on August 2. The AIBE exam is expected to be held in October or November tentatively in around 53 cities across India.

Q. What is the exam date of AIBE XVII (17) 2022?

A. AIBE exam authority is yet to announce a schedule for the upcoming session of AIBE examination.

Q. What are the exam timings of AIBE 2022?

A. AIBE is likely to be held from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM for the upcoming session as well. The exact timings of AIBE will be notified to candidates as and when the notification is released. 

Q. How many times AIBE is held in a year?

A. There is no fixed frequency for the conduct of the bar examination. In some years, it is conducted twice a year, while in others it is conducted just once. Since the COVID outbreak, the exam authority is able to conduct the examination once a year only.

Q. When does BCI declare AIBE results?

A. BCI usually announces the AIBE result within two months after the conduct of the exam.

Q. When will the hall ticket of AIBE XVII be released?

A. AIBE 17 admit card will be issued to candidates at least 15 days before the examination. They can download the hall ticket by logging into their registered accounts.

Q. When will AIBE application forms be released?

A. The application forms of AIBE 2022 are expected to be out in May-June.

Q. When is the last date of AIBE application?

A. The last date of application for AIBE 2022 will be notified along with the examination schedule. 

Q. When will BCI release the COP for AIBE 17?

A. The Certificate of Practice (COP) for all AIBE XVII qualified candidates will be issued to candidates within a few months of result declaration.

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