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The All India Bar Exam (AIBE) is conducted by the Bar Council of India (BCI), more or less once a year.
16 March 2016

If the Supreme Court is serious about examining the legality of the bar exam, it should also examine whether the award of the contract to ITES Horizon by the BCI was illegal, or worse...

08 March 2016

Sunday’s All India Bar Exam’s (AIBE-IX) results will be released tentatively before 15 April, the Bar Council of India (BCI) notified on its website today.

04 March 2016

AIBE: delayed on scheduleSenior advocate KK Venugopal was appointed a friend of the court in the 13-petition challenge to the Bar Council of India’s All India Bar Examination (AIBE) listed today, before a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court.

11 January 2016

pmpoq3nlThe Bar Council of India (BCI) unanimously voted in S Prabhakaran as its new chairman yesterday, for the next four months. The BCI also unanimously voted in Prabhakaran’s predecessor Manan Kumar Mishra to preside at the BCI as its third-time chairman from May 2016 onwards.

28 November 2015

The Bar Council of India (BCI) renewed its dubiously awarded bar exam contract to underperforming exam agency ITES Horizon, without a public tender of the contract and without holding a council meeting for members’ consensus on the renewal.

16 November 2015

lgyadsacThe ninth All India Bar Examination (AIBE IX) has been postponed by almost three months to the new “tentative” date of 6 March 2016, from the originally announced 13 December 2015 exam date.

14 July 2015

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

08 July 2015

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.

17 June 2015

Manan 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.

08 June 2015

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.

21 May 2015

'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.

19 May 2015

ITES 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.

16 May 2015

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.

13 February 2015

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”

15 January 2015

How 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.

07 January 2015

Screenshot 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.

15 December 2014

BCI: Needs more sunshine & transparencyThis is a short story and video of how LI tried and failed getting the BCI chairman to be more transparent.

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