Bar Council of India (BCI) has announced the result of All India Bar Examination (AIBE) XIV today, at allindiabarexamination.com. The candidates who qualify as per AIBE result will be awarded the “Certificate of Practice” by BCI, essentially approving them to practice as an advocate in India. The AIBE 14 result 2019 of exam held on September 15 has been declared online.
To check the results, candidates need to visit the official website and click the link “Result (AIVE XIV)” that is available in the left hand sidebar. This opens up the results page, where, roll number and date of birth have to be entered in order to check result.
The results of AIBE 14 2019 for the following centers have been withheld: center code 15 (Visakhapatnam), center code 35 (Bhopal), center code 36 (Jabalpur), center code 53 (Allahabad), center code 54 (Allahabad), center code 55 (Allahabad), center code 56 (Allahabad), center code 57 (Allahabad), center code 58 (Allahabad). BCI says “The matter relating to the concerned center/s is pending inquiry as per the direction of the Honorable Monitoring Committee due to complaints related to the examination held at the center/s. Therefore, the decision of the committee shall be updated and intimated later. “
AIBE is mandatory for all law students who have graduated from the year 2009-10 onwards. The exam is open only for such candidates who have graduation in law, and have enrolled as an advocate under section 24 of the Advocates Act, 1961.
The exam intends to assess a candidate’s ability to practice law as a profession. The test quizzes one on various aspects of law. All questions are multiple choice. AIBE is an open book exam.
Those who do not qualify the exam can appear in the next edition, AIBE 15 2019-2020, the exam is held only once every year. All notifications pertaining to the exam such as its next exam date, then the availability of online forms, and admit card, answer keys, results are announced at barcouncilofindia.org, and allindiabarexamination.com.
There is no minimum percentage requirements to appear in the exam, that is candidates with any percentage in their final year can take the test. However minimum percentage to qualify graduation will be as per the requirements of the university one has studied at.
As per the norms of Bar Council of India, “Practically speaking, any law graduate who does not have practical experience at the bar will spend their formative years working under a senior or within a structured system at a law firm. The advocate can continue with such assistance and learning, but will not be allowed to actually practice law themselves (file a vakalatnama, issue opinions etc.) till they clear the All India Bar Examination.”
For AIBE 14 2019, BCI had accepted online applications from June 10 to September 1. The last date to pay application fee was September 5. Once again the window to fill online form was opened from September 6 to 7. Fee payment option was made available for one more day, September 8. On September 10, AIBE 14 2019 admit card was released. Then the exam was held on September 15. BCI released answer keys with question papers on September 16, and the last date to submit objections to it was September 26. Revised answer keys with clarifications were released on September 27 to 28.