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Government of India
Ministry of Law & Justice
15-December-2011 16:48 IST
Upgradation of Quality of Legal Profession
The Government has launched Rajiv Gandhi Advocate’s Training Scheme for motivation and encouragement of young lawyers and to give them professional training. The Bar Council of India, a statutory body, has also informed that they have framed rules for conducting All India Bar Examination to mitigate the problem of standard of legal education as well as to set the minimum standard of practice of law in India and to assess ability to practice by addressing the candidate basic knowledge of law and analytical ability before practicing as an advocate.

Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today, Shri Salman Khurshid, Minister of Law and Justice said it is not possible to indicate any time limit for taking final decision in this regard.