AIBE 2019 Exam Pattern

Exam Date : December 23, 2019
Result Date : December 31, 2019

AIBE 2019 Exam Pattern Overview

3 hours 30 minutes.
Paper Pattern
Category One: 77 questions. Category Two: 23 questions.
Indian Judiciary Law and Fundamental rights.
Marking Scheme
Correct answer: (+)1 marks. No negative marking.
Maximum Marks
Category One: 77 marks. Category two: 23 marks.
Total Marks
100 marks.
Language / Medium
Question paper available in 11 languages.

AIBE XIV Exam 2019 will be a Pen and Paper-based test (PBT) and it will be conducted in 11 languages. Aspirants will have the chance to take the examination in one language. Check the AIBE XIV eligibility to see whether you satisfy all the conditions.

  • Exam Mode: The AIBE 2019 exam will be conducted in offline mode, Pen and Paper-based Test (PBT). Candidates have to mark the answers on the OMR sheet. No computers will be used to conduct the AIBE examination.
  • Type of Examination: AIBE is an open book examination, which means the candidate can carry study material, reference books and other things that help them in answering the questions.
  • Type of Questions: The AIBE 2019 exam will contain Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)/ Objective type. Each question has equal weightage with 1 mark per question. 
  • Number of Questions: There will be a total of 100 questions in the AIBE 2019 exam.
  • Subjects: The AIBE 2019 syllabus will carry questions from 19 subjects. These subjects will be divided into category-I and category-II. Each subject of category-I will have 7 questions while Category-II subjects will have 23 questions in total. 23-questions of Part-2 will include questions from at least 5 subjects of Category II.
  • Parts: The test is consisting of 2 parts i.e. Part I and Part II. Category I subjects will be included in Part I while category-2 subjects will be included in Part II.
  • Languages: AIBE 2019 exam will be conducted in 11 languages and candidates have the choice to take the examination in any one of the languages. They have to choose that option in the registration process of the examination. Apart from English and Hindi, the regional languages are Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Oriya, Assamese and Punjabi.
  • Time Duration: Candidates will be provided with 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete the examination. Candidates with 80% or more disability will be provided the extra time of 20 minutes per hour. If the candidate is able to complete his/her examination before the allotted time, then they could be allowed to leave the hall early.
  • Negative Marking: No negative marking in the examination. Hence, no mark will be deducted for the incorrect response.

AIBE 2019 Exam Pattern Highlights:

AIBE 2019 Overview

Mode of Exam



11 Languages

Paper Type

Objective Type/ Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Number of Questions

100 MCQs

Duration of Exam

210 Minutes (3 hours 30 minutes)

Marking Scheme

1 mark for every correct answer and no negative mark 

No marks will be awarded unanswered questions

Category-wise Exam pattern of AIBE 2019

The examination will be divided into two categories (I and II).

  • The Examination paper will comprise at least seven (7) questions from each ‘Category I’ subject.
  •  The paper will also have twenty-three (23) questions from the ‘Category II’ subjects as a whole, and these twenty-three questions will include questions from at least five (5) Category II subjects.
  •  Category I subjects will be tested in Part I of the question paper, and Category II subjects will be tested in Part II of the question paper. 

The Category I and Category II subjects are set out below:

Category I

Category II


No. of Qn.


No. of Qn.

Alternative Dispute Resolution


Administrative Law

23 questions in all and these questions will include questions from at least 5 subjects in Category II

Civil Procedure Code and Limitation Act


Company Law

Constitutional Law


Environmental Law

Contract Law, including Specific Relief, Special Contracts, and Negotiable Instruments


Family Law

Criminal Law I: The Indian Penal Code


Human Rights Law

Criminal Procedure


Labour and Industrial Law

Drafting, Pleading, and Conveyancing


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



Principles of Taxation Law



Public International Law

Professional Ethics and the Professional Code of Conduct for Advocates


Total Marks = 100
Total Questions = 100

Property Law


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