The Bar of Council (BCI) has released the revised schedule for 12th qualifying examination for Indian Nationals, who possess Law degree from a Foreign Institute. It was announced on the official website. The exam was earlier supposed to be held on June 26 to July 1. However, the exam schedule has been shifted by one day. The exam will now begin from June 27, 2017, but will end on the previously decided date only.
The Council took the decision in view EID, which is on June 26 and is of the National Holiday. The rest of the date for the examination are the same. However, few major changes have also been notified in the slots of the exam. Earlier, each exam was to be held on a separate date but now the exam for Constitution of India and Contract Law and Negotiable Institute Act will be held on the same day. The new Schedule, Syllabus and Timings for the Examination are as follows:
The examination pattern is the same for all the sessions of the exam. As per it, the exam will of three hours and candidates will have to appear for 6 papers, in all. Each paper will be of 100 marks will be further divided into three parts, i.e. A, B, and C.
The Part A will comprise of six questions but the candidates will only have attempt 5. Each question in the this part will carry 5 marks each, making the section to a total of 25 marks. Part B on the other hand, will carry on 4 questions. The candidates will have to attempt 3. Each question will carry 15 marks and the section will be of total 45 marks. Lastly, the Part C will have two questions. These questions will be of 30 marks each. Candidates just need to attempt one question.
The syllabus of the examination will comprise of Constitution, Contracts, Negotiable Instruments, Company Law, Civil Procedure and Limitation, Criminal Procedure, Professional Ethics, etc subjects. The Admit Cards for the students appearing for this examination will be issued in due course with further relevant information. It will also be provided online and the candidates will be able to download it from the official website of Bar Council, i.e. www.barcouncilofindia.org.
BCI will only conduct the exam at one centre, which is at it’s own premises. The address for it is 21, Rouse Avenue Institutional Area, New Delhi. So, the students should pull up their socks because now there will be two exams in one day.