3rd All India Bar Exam on 8th January, 2012; newly enrolled advocates permitted to conditionally practice law
According to the latest press release by the Bar Council of India, the third All India Bar Exam (AIBE) will be held on 8th January, 2012.
The third AIBE is for new candidates, for Chennai aspirants and for students who could not clear the earlier AIBE.
Ashok K. Parija, BCI Chairman, in the press release said, "Keeping in mind the fact that newly registered lawyers would like to begin their practice quickly, the Bar Council of India has decided that for the purposes of the AIBE to be held on 8th January, 2012 alone, newly enrolled advocates will be permitted to conditionally practice law in India subject to clearing the AIBE in January, 2012 and furnishing an undertaking to the concerned State Bar Council (SBC)."
According to the press release, from next academic year AIBE will be held regularly twice in a year during September/October and March/April.
The registration for the third AIBE will open from 7th October, 2011 and the same will be closed on 7th December, 2011. Application forms are available with State Bar councils and also online registration is possible.
Certificate of Practice for students who cleared the July AIBE will be distributed through SBCs from October 10, 2011.
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