=Updated: 1-Nov-2012 – Certain steps are still not clearly updated on the new AIBE Website.=
Step 1: Enrolment with the State Bar Council
Enroll on the Rolls of a State Bar Council. You will need the enrollment number when filling in the application form for the AIBE.
To apply to the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa, refer to this article.
Step 2: Get an Enrollment Certificate
You will need a copy of the State Bar Council Enrollment Certificate or Advocate’s Card for applying for the AIBE.
Make a Demand Draft Pay the fees at any SBI Branch
- First time Candidates:
Rs. 1300/-Rs. *1900/- (this should be inclusive of preparatory material, but there is no clarification)
- Repeat Candidates:
Rs. 700/-Rs. *1400/- (this usually does not include preparatory material, but there is no clarification)
*Add Rs. 50 as SBI Processing Fee.
Before visiting the branch download the SBI Challan copy and fill it in: http://www.allindiabarexamination.com/docs/SBI_Challan_for_AIBE.pdf
Step 4: Fill in the AIBE Application Form
- Fill in a hard copy of the AIBE Enrollment Form, which can be purchased from the office of your State Bar Council -OR-
- Fill in the form online at: http://www.allindiabarexamination.com/index.php?option=com_users&view=registration and print the Registration Slip on an A4 size paper for sending.
For filling in the offline and online forms, you will need:
- A black ball pen – to write the details on the OCR form
- A pencil / eraser.
- Your most recent passport (3.5 x 4.5cm) size photograph in formal attire. (Do not staple)
- Glue Stick – to paste your photo onto the form and label onto the envelope.
- Copy of your State Bar Council Enrollment Certificate or Advocate’s Card.
- Envelope (14 inch. x 9 inch. – to fit an A4 size sheet) – to send your completed application. A green thread envelope should be ideal.
Step 5: Send it!
Send the following documents:
- For Online Applications: The Registration Slip, printed on A4 size paper (without folding)
- For Hard-Copy Applications: the form (without folding)
- the Demand Draft
- copy of your State Bar Council Enrollment Certificate or Advocate’s Card
Send them by Courier, Registered Post or Speed Post to:
The Bar Council of India,
21, Rouse Avenue, Institutional Area,
New Delhi – 110002.