All-India Bar Exam

EXAMINATION RULE:

BAR COUNCIL OF INDIA

New Delhi, the 5th June 2010

ALL INDIA BAR EXAMINATION RULES 2010

The Bar Council of India at its meeting held on 30th April 2010 passed the following resolution:-

Resolution No:-

RESOLVED that the Bar Council of India, being vested with the power of laying down conditions subject to which advocates shall have the right to practise the profession of law under the Advocates Act, 1961, shall conduct an All India Bar Examination, the passing of which would entitle the advocate to a Certificate of Practice which would permit him/her to practise the profession of law under the Advocates Act, 1961. The Bar Council of India, therefore, approves the Rules framed by the Directraite of Education for the conduct of the All India Bar Examinations.

In view of the above resolution the foliciving rules are framed and to be inserted as Rules 9 to 11 in Part VI, Chapter III of the Bar Council of India Rules Conditions for Right TO Practise under Section 49(1)(ah) of the Advocates Act, 1961,

9. No advocate enrolled under Section 24 of the Advocates Act, 1961 shall be entitled to practise under Chapter IV of the Advocates Act, 1%1, unless such advocate successfully passes the All India Bat Elcarnination conducted by the Ba,r. Council of India. It is clarified that the Bar Examination shall be mandatory for all law student's graduating from academic year 2009-2010 and onwards slid enrolled as advotates under Section 24,of the Advocates Act, 1961.

The All India Bar Examination:

10.(1) The All India Bar Examination Shall be conducted by the Bar Council of India.

(a) The Bar Examination shall be held at least twice each year. in such month and such places that the Bar Council of India may determine from time to time.

(b). The Bar Examination shall test advocates in such substantive and procedural law areas as the Bar Council of India may determine from time to time.