Bar Exam

AIBE 8 results are out, 6 weeks after bar exam

The results for the eighth All India Bar Exam (AIBE) have been published on the official AIBE website.

Fail All India Bar Exam for 3 years and lose your practising licence: Madras HC

If advocates have not passed the Bar Council of India (BCI) All India Bar Exam (AIBE) within three years of enrolment, their advocates licence “has to be necessarily revoked”, held a Madras high court bench of chief justice SK Kaul and Justice TS Sivagnanam, reported The Hindu.

The bench added that the BCI should also do surprise spot inspections of colleges to find those that that award “dubious” law degrees. Petitioner and advocate V Ramesh had claimed in his plea that the profession had been polluted by advocates with fake degrees bought from fake colleges.

How can BCI champion legal reform if its chairman has such attitude? LiveLaw, The Hoot, run stories on BCI transparency

Manan Kumar MishraManan Kumar MishraTwo publications, Livelaw, which caters to lawyers, and The Hoot, which primarily has journalists as an audience, have written about Bar Council of India (BCI) chairman Manan Kumar Mishra’s legal notice against Legally India.

LI responds to notice of BCI’s Mishra: You gave bar exam to company with Rs 0 revenues, did no due diligence & worse

Legally India has responded to the legal notice sent by Bar Council of India (BCI) chairman Manan Kumar Mishra on 25 May 2015 to Legally India, Kian Ganz and Prachi Shrivastava.

BCI sends Legally India 6-page defamation notice over bar exam RTI story (cc’s PM, all judges & journalists)

'Real face', provided on request'Real face', provided on requestThe Bar Council of India (BCI) chairman Manan Kumar Mishra has sent a letter to Legally India and 147 other recipients, including journalists, the President and Prime Minister of India, all Supreme Court judges and high court judges and others.

RTI’d minutes of BCI reveal how multi-crore bar exam contract was awarded to mystery 5th bidder ITeS Horizon #longread

ITES Horizon: ca 2012ITES Horizon: ca 2012The BCI’s 2012 meeting minutes regarding the All India Bar Exam (AIBE) have revealed details of the process by which the contract to conduct the fourth and subsequent AIBEs was awarded to ITeS Horizon.

Six months after LI’s ‘mischief’ RTI, BCI finally shares 1,600 pages of meeting minutes

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has complied with Legally India’s 20 October 2014 right to information (RTI) request on 20 April 2015, supplying around 1,600 pages of documents.

Surprise: Council decides to postpone bar exam (AIBE) by TWO+ months to 24 May 2015 [UPDATE-1: Schedule released]

The eighth All India Bar Exam (AIBE) has been postponed from its scheduled date of 15 March 2015 to 24 May 2015 “as per the Council decision”

Textbook obfuscation: How the BCI dealt with one lawyer’s RTI by misreading & ignoring 89% of queries (twice)

How to reject RTIs and alienate lawyersHow to reject RTIs and alienate lawyers Last year the Bar Council of India (BCI) rejected a lawyer’s right to information (RTI) request and appeal on the All India Bar Examination (AIBE) by simply not answering the majority of queries.

Thin ice: BCI forces bar exam takers to waive RTI rights & pay BCI's costs if losing legal challenge

Screenshot 2015-01-07 12.50.39Screenshot 2015-01-07 12.50.39 The Bar Council of India (BCI) requires lawyers who take the All India Bar Examination (AIBE) to waive their statutory and fundamental rights.

AIBE VIII to be held on 15 March 2015

AIBE takers in Jammu & Kashmir get raincheck

Candidates taking tomorrow’s All India Bar Exam (AIBE) in Jammu & Kashmir don’t have to turn up tomorrow because of heavy rain, said a notice on the official website: “Due to heavy rain in Jammu & Kashmir area, if any candidate is not able to appear for the AIBE-VII Examination on 7th Sep, 2014. They would be allowed to appear for the next AIBE.”

Bar Exam 7 registration date extended to 13 August

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has extended the registration date for the All India Bar Exam (AIBE) to 13 August, according to a notice dated today (25 July) on the official AIBE website. Registrations were scheduled to end today after the bar exam date was postponed to 7 September 2014.

RTI reveals: BCI & contractor made record Rs 10+ cr out of 2 bar exams in 2012/13 as pass rates rose to highest ever levels

AIBE In the fourth and fifth All India Bar Exams (AIBE), 80 per cent and 73 per cent respectively passed the exam out of a total of 58,631 applicants.

All India Bar Exam 7 postponed by a month after delayed web redesign; Fees doubled in 2 years

aibewebsite The All India Bar Exam (AIBE) run by the Bar Council of India (BCI) has been postponed for a month after a delayed website redesign.

At least 700 candidates who sat for 2012 bar exam still await practice certificate

AIBECertificates of practice (COP) for 784 candidates who sat the 4th AIBE in 2012, have been withheld because of “incomplete documentation”.

Next All India Bar Exam (AIBE): ‘Conducted tentatively’ on 29 June 2014

AIBE Less than two weeks after publishing the results of the sixth All India Bar Exam (AIBE), the Bar Council of India (BCI) has now announced a “tentative” date for the seventh AIBE on its website.

Breaking: All India Bar Exam (AIBE) fails can re-check answer sheets by paying Rs 200

AIBE The Bar Council of India (BCI) has announced on the the official All India Bar Exam (AIBE) website that candidates can get their answer sheets rechecked for a Rs 200 fee until 26 March.

Bar Exam VI results now actually available over hidden link

The results for the sixth All India Bar Exam (AIBE) are now accessible, according to Legally India reader reports.

Update: All India Bar Exam VI results promised for tomorrow (28 Feb)

The results for the sixth All India Bar Exam (AIBE) should have been published on the official website, having been scheduled to have been announced yesterday, 25 February, but candidates have reported no success in accessing their results so far.

2013 All India Bar Exam postponed to 2014 (Jan 19)

AIBE The Bar Council of India (BCI) has postponed the All India Bar Exam (AIBE) scheduled for 22 December 2013, to 19 January 2014.

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