Bar Council Of India allows Law Universities to conduct Physical Exams with NOC from Govt. and SDMA

Bar Council of India has decided to allow  Universities/Centres of Legal Education to conduct physical examination with the NOC of the state government and State Disaster Management Authority, by giving the option to such law students who are unable and/or unwilling to appear in such physical exams till the Covid-19 pandemic is averted, and having appeared therein, who are/is unable to clear such exam, to appear in the re-appear exam after physical reopening of the University/Centres of Legal Education.


It is observed by the Council, that if physical exams as contemplated by the University is held with effect from 02.11.2020 and if the said exams are held without any penal consequences to any Student who is unable to appear in the said exam, no student shall be prejudiced or affected and they will get an opportunity to appear in the Exam again after physical reopening of the college/university as contemplated in the Circular/Press Release of the Bar Council of India dated 27.05.2020 and 09.06.2020 respectively, which was further clarified by the BCI Resolution dated 05.10.2020.


The General Council modifies BCI’s Resolution/Circular/Press Release dated 27.05.2020, 09.06.2020, and 05.10.2020 to provide an option to Universities/Centres of Legal Education to conduct physical examination with the NOC of the State Government and State Disaster Management Authority, by giving the option to such law students who are unable and/or unwilling to appear in such physical exams till the Covid-19 pandemic is averted, and having appeared therein, who are/is unable to clear such exam, to appear in the re-appear exam after physical reopening of the University/Centres of Legal Education.

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