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So you think you can be a Bombay solicitor? Try out 12 past exam papers

So, who wants to be a Licitor?
So, who wants to be a Licitor?
The pass rates at the harrowing Bombay Incorporate Law Society’s (BILS) solicitors exams have stayed stubbornly in the single digits for the past several years.

But is that a sign of the high level of the exam paper or of the quality of candidates?

In any case, despite the All India Bar Exam (AIBE) having come up to allow young lawyers to test their legal mettle (to a rather limited extent) the Bombay solicitors profession doesn’t appear to have suffered.

2013 has seen a record rise in test takers, and more than 270 candidates have been sitting in the BILS exam halls since Monday, where they will have to score at least 360 marks out of 600 in six subject papers.

So, at popular request from budding solicitors as well as those just wanting to show off, BILS has sent us 12 papers from previous years.

Try some of them and share how you fare.

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Some more sample papers and more information

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