AIBE Exam Pattern 2023: Marking Scheme, Total Marks

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Jan 6, 2024

AIBE exam pattern 2023 has been released by the Bar Council of India (BCI) on the official website. The paper consists of Objective/ Multiple Choice Questions. Candidates are allotted with 3 hours 30 minutes for completing the examination. AIBE exam consists of 100 questions carrying 1 mark each.

It is an open-book test which is conducted twice every year. The exam will be conducted in both the pen-and-paper format (offline mode) as well as a computer-based test (online mode). There will be no negative marking, and marks deduction for the wrong or unattempted questions. The exam will be conducted in 11 different languages, and candidates need to select any language based on their preferences.

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AIBE Exam Pattern 2023

AIBE exam 2023 will be conducted in both online and offline mode, as a computer-based test (CBT) and a pen and paper-based test (PBT). The candidates must mark the answers on the OMR sheet. AIBE XVIII (18) exam is objectively based and consists of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ). Each question carries 1 mark, and there is no negative marking.

AIBE 2023 exam pattern consists of a total of 100 questions, each carrying 1 mark, and there is no negative marking.

AIBE Exam Pattern 2023
Events Details
Exam Mode Offline and Online
Languages 11 Languages
Paper Type Objective Type/ Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Number of Questions 100
Total Marks 100
Exam Duration 210 Minutes (3 hours 30 minutes)
AIBE Exam Marking Scheme 1 Mark for Every Correct Answer
No Negative Marks
No Marks were Awarded for Unanswered Questions

NOTE:  Candidates with 80% or more disabilities were provided an extra time of 30 minutes per hour.

AIBE Exam Pattern 2023: Subject-Wise

AIBE exam pattern 2023 consists of 19 sections divided into category I and category II. Category one consists of 7 questions, while Category two consists of 23 questions. AIBE subject wise marks distribution along with AIBE total marks allotted are shared below in the table.

AIBE Exam Pattern 2023: Subject-Wise
Subjects No. of Questions Marks per Subject
Constitutional Law 10 10
Indian Penal Code 8 8
Criminal Procedure Code 10 10
Code of Civil Procedure 10 10
Evidence Act 8 8
Alternate Dispute Redressal Including Arbitration Act 4 4
Family Law 8 8
Public Interest Litigation 4 4
Administrative Law 3 3
Professional Ethics and Cases of Professional Misconduct under BCI Rules 4 4
Company Law 2 2
Environmental Law 2 2
Cyber Law 2 2
Labour and Industrial Laws 4 4
Law of Tort including the Motor Vehicles Act and Consumer Protection Law 5 5
Law of Contract, Specific Relief, Property Laws, Negotiable Instrument Act 8 8
Law-Related Taxation 4 4
Land Acquisition Act 2 2
Intellectual Property Law 2 2
Total 100 100

 AIBE Exam Pattern 2023: Languages Preferred

AIBE exam paper pattern consists of 11 languages. Candidates can select any one language based on their preferences in the examination hall. The list of 11 languages provided are shared below.

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu
  • Tamil
  • Kannada
  • Marathi
  • Bengali
  • Gujarati
  • Oriya
  • Assamese
  • Punjabi

AIBE Marking Scheme 2023

AIBE marking scheme for the year 2023 has been shared below in the table. AIBE exam marks for the year 2023 is exempted from the negative marking. Candidates can check on the table below for detailed marking explanation.

AIBE Marking Scheme 2023
Particulars Details
AIBE Marking for Every Correct Answer 1 marks each
AIBE Marking for Every Wrong Answer 0
AIBE Marking for Every Unattempted Answer 0

Also Read: AIBE Cut Off 2023

AIBE 2023 Category-Wise Topics

AIBE exam question pattern consists of two categories as Category I and Category II. The details concerning both the categroies are shared below in the tabular format. Candidates can check on the table for topics concerning AIBE exam details.

AIBE 2023 Category-Wise Topics
Category I Category II
Alternative Dispute Resolution Administrative Law
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
Evidence Principles of Taxation Law
Jurisprudence Public International Law
Professional Ethics and the Professional Code of Conduct for Advocates --
Property Law --

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AIBE Exam Preparation Tips

Candidates can refer to the below-mentioned points to ensure effective and efficient AIBE exam preparation for the upcoming years.

  • Be Familiar with the Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Candidates appearing for AIBE exam 2023 must be aware of the exam pattern and syllabus structure being followed in the examination. It will help them learn the important topics need to be covered first and the format of the questions being asked.

  • Prepare a Study Schedule

Candidates need to make a proper study plan and make a chart before strating the preparation for the examination. A proper designed schedule will help them learn things in the time set and will benefit them by providing extra time for revision and self-assessment.

  • Appear for Mock Test

Candidates must appear for the mock tests related to the exam they are preparing for. The mock attempts must be at least once or twice in a week, as it will help them analyse the level of their preparation and will make them learn the percentage of effort and hard work left to be practiced. It will motivate them for preparaing well for the examination.

  • Must make Notes and Solve Previous Year Question Papers

Just like appearing for mock tests making notes and solving previous year question papers is also must. Candidates need to be aware of the question pattern and type being asked, which they can learn by solving previous year papers. And making notes will help them learn important and useful topics or contents easily and effectively.

Also Read: AIBE Result 2023


What is the AIBE exam pattern 2023?

AIBE 2023 examination will be held in offline mode by the authorities. The exam pattern includes 100 questions, all will be multiple choice questions (MCQs). Every question carries 1 mark each, there is no negative marking for wrong answers.

How many times does AIBE examination takes place?

AIBE examination takes place twice a year. The exam pattern of the exam remains the same, any changes in the pattern will be notified on the website by the authorities.

Is AIBE 2023 an open book exam?

No, AIBE 2023 exam is not an open book exam. Candidates are not allowed to enter the examination hall with a book but are allowed to carry Bare Acts without any notes.

Does AIBE have negative marking for the year 2023?

No, there are no negative marking in AIBE for wrong answers. Candidates will be given 1 mark for each right answer in AIBE 2024 examination.

Is there any dress code for AIBE exam 2023?

No, there will no dress code for AIBE exam for the year 2023.

What is the AIBE exam time duration?

The exam duration is of 3 hours 30 minutes (210 minutes) for the All India Bar examination.


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