AIBE 18 Cutoff Marks 2023 (Out): Passing Marks, Qualifying Cutoff

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Mar 27, 2024

AIBE cut off 2023 marks will be released by the Bar Council of India along with the results. AIBE 18 result 2023 was declared on Mar 26, 2024. AIBE 18 cutoff marks for the General/OBC category have been updated for the AIBE 2023 exam.

The BCI has upped the AIBE cutoff for general category candidates from 40% to 45%. SC/ST applicants must score 37% out of 100 to pass the bar exam. However, the AIBE 18 qualifying cutoff 2023 for the OBC category is 42%.

AIBE cut off is the minimum score set as the qualifying standard for AIBE 2023 and needs to be cleared to secure a seat in AIBE counselling. Following the publication of results, the Bar Council of India (BCI) published AIBE 18 2023 cut off marks for the exam.  

Candidates are advised to go through the expected AIBE 18 cut off 2023 marks and the previous year's cut off to get a fair idea about the past year's cut off trends. Only the qualified candidates will be issued an AIBE Certificate of Practice 2023.

Learn More: AIBE Passing Marks 2023

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AIBE Cut Off 2023

AIBE cut off 2023 has not been released yet by the authorities. However, candidates can check the expected AIBE cut off 2023 based on the previous exam cut off trends in the following tabular structure:

Category Minimum Passing Percentage AIBE Passing Marks
General 45% 42
OBC 45% 42
SC/ST 40% 37

AIBE 2023 Cut Off Important Dates

Applicants must check AIBE's essential events date list shared below. The cut off list will help candidates learn the marks required to be qualified for the respective examination.

AIBE 2023 Cut Off Important Dates
Events Dates
Past Events
AIBE Result 2023 Date Mar 26, 2024 (Out)
AIBE Exam Date 2023 Dec 10, 2023
AIBE Answer Key 2023 Dec 12, 2023

Must Check: AIBE 18 2023 Answer Key

AIBE previous year cut offs (2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2017) are shared below based on different categories. Candidates can go through the previous cut off to conclude for the current year's cut off.

AIBE Cut Off 2022

Following is a tabular structure of AIBE cut off 2022 in a categorized manner. For the general category, the cutoff for 2022 was 39. Applicants must check the table shared to learn the All India Bar Examination cutoff details for 2022.

AIBE Cut off 2022
Category Cut off Marks
General Category 39 marks
SC/ST 34 marks

AIBE Cut Off 2021

The AIBE cut off 2021 list has been shared below for the applicants. Based on the cutoff released, candidates in the general category must score 38 marks, and SC/ST needs 33 marks to qualify for the exam.

AIBE Cutoff 2021
Category Cut off Marks
General Category 38 marks
SC/ST 33 marks

AIBE Cut Off 2019

For the general category, 39 marks are the minimum required for candidates to score. In the table below, students will find the details of the AIBE cut off 2019.

AIBE Cut off 2019
Category Cut off Marks
General Category 36 marks
SC/ST 31 marks

AIBE Cut Off Marks 2018

Following is a tabular structure with 2018 AIBE cut off in a cateogorized manner. The cutoff for general category was 39 and for SC/ST it was 34. Applicants must check the table shared.

AIBE Cutoff 2018
Category Cut off Marks
General Category 39 marks
SC/ST 34 marks

AIBE Cut Off 2017

AIBE cut off 2017 details are given below category-wise for the candidate's reference. To qualify, students must score the minimum mark of 39 in the general category and 34 in the SC/ST category.

AIBE Cutoff 2017
Category Cut off Marks
General Category 39 marks
SC/ST 34 marks

Factors Determining AIBE Cut Off 2023

Aspirants must know the factors that determine the AIBE cut off 2023. There are some crucial factors based on which the cut off is set. Here is a list of factors that affect the cut off given below.

  • Minimum passing Criteria: For the general category, 40%, while for the reserved category, it is 35%.
  • Discrepancies in AIBE XVIII (18) answer key 2023: BCI will facilitate the candidates to raise objections against the provisional answer key released. Based on the objections, the final answer key will be released by BCI.
  • Some questions eliminated from the final result evaluation: If BCI eliminates a few questions, there will be variations in the total marks due to some errors in questions.

Steps to Check AIBE Cut-Off Marks

Candidates can follow the steps given below to view AIBE 2023 cut-off marks from the official website:

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official website at
  • Step 2: Now, students can click on the 'AIBE cut off 2023' link.
  • Step 3: Candidates can log in using their login credentials.
  • Step 4: They can view and download the AIBE cut-off PDF.
  • Step 5: Students can take a printout of the same if necessary.

AIBE XVIII (18) Minimum Passing Criteria 2023

The Bar Council of India has prescribed the AIBE qualifying marks 2023. To qualify for the exam, candidates must score the minimum marks per the criteria. If they fail to score a minimum marks then, they are supposed to give a retest.

The general category must score a minimum of 45% aggregate, while for SC/ST categories, candidates should score a minimum of 35% aggregate to qualify for the AIBE 2023. The passing percentage remains the same even if questions are dropped due to mistakes, while the cut off may vary.

Also Read: AIBE Counselling


What is the expected AIBE cut off 2023?

The expected AIBE cut off 2023 list shared by the conducting authority includes 40% for general and OBC category and 35% for SC and ST category to qualify the 2023 examination.

How many attempts are allowed for AIBE XVIII (18) 2023?

Aspirants can attempt unlimited times for the AIBE XVIII (18) 2023 examination. There is no limit on the number of attempts for the candidates.

What If the candidate score less than the minimum AIBE cut off 2023?

Candidates must score a minimum AIBE XVIII (18) cut off mark to be deemed qualified for the exam, failing which candidates must retake the test.

What are AIBE 18 passing marks for OBC in AIBE XVIII (18) exam 2023?

AIBE passing marks for OBC in AIBE XVIII (18) exam is 38 marks out of 100. Applicants must score above the cutoff marls to qualify the AIBE examination.

What is the difference between AIBE passing marks and AIBE exam cut off 2023?

AIBE cut off marks are the minimum marks candidates must score to qualify for the exam, while the qualifying marks are the minimum marks a candidate must score to qualify to practice law in India.

Should candidates refer to AIBE previous year cut off?

Yes, candidates must go through the AIBE previous year cut off to understand the previous year cut off trends and prepare for the exam accordingly.

How much do I have to score to qualify for AIBE?

To qualify for the AIBE XVIII (18) examination, applicants must score at least 40%. If a candidate scores below 40%, then their certificate of practice will not be issued by the conducting authority.


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