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What is Bar Council of India ?

The Bar Council of India is a statutory body established under the Advocates Act 1961 that regulates the legal practice and legal education in India. Its members are elected from amongst the lawyers in India and as such represents the Indian bar. It prescribes standards of professional conduct,etiquettes and exercises disciplinary jurisdiction over the bar. It also sets standards for legal education and grants recognition to Universities whose degree in law will serve as a qualification for students to enroll themselves as advocates upon graduation.


Bar Council of India

21, Rouse Avenue Institutional Area,

Near Bal Bhawan,

New Delhi – 110 002

Telephone Nos.:011-49225000

Telefax No.:011-49225011

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Helpline numbers for the All India Bar Exam:

011-49225022 (English) or 011-49225023 (Hindi) ;

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