"The Bar Council of India, or BCI, has deferred the exam date for the All India Bar Examination (AIBE) XVI from 24 October to 31 October 2021."
The Bar Council of India, also popular as BCI, has deferred the exam date for the All India Bar Examination (AIBE) XVI from 24 October to 31 October 2021. In addition, the authorities have also extended the registration date until 25 September 2021. Earlier, the AIBE XVI (16) application form was released on 26 December 2020. Afterwards, the AIBE XVI exam was scheduled to be conducted on 21 March 2021. However, the Bar Council of India had repeatedly deferred the exam for various reasons.
AIBE XVI 2021 Exam Schedule
Candidates can refer to the given table to check the updated dates within the AIBE XVI revised exam schedule.
|Initial exam notification||21 December 2020|
|Start of online registration||26 December 2020|
|Application fee payment facility opens||26 December 2020|
|Registration last date||25 September 2021|
|Last date to complete fee payment||28 September 2021|
|Admit card release||11 October 2021|
|AIBE XVI examination||31 October 2021|
AIBE XVI (16) application forms are available online at the official website, allindiabarexamination.com. Henceforth, students can register for the exam until 25 September. However, students can submit the AIBE VXI application fee till 28 September. After that, a link to download the All India Bar Examination admit card will be available online starting on 11 October.
The Bar Council of India conducts the All India Bar Examination every year to assess the capability of students to practice the profession of law in India. Therefore, the AIBE VXI exam aims to measure the analytical abilities and understanding of essential knowledge by graduates. LLB graduates are thus eligible to appear for the exam. Furthermore, this year, the assessment will take place as an open book examination. Additionally, qualifying candidates will receive a “Certificate of Practice” by the Bar Council of India.