Supreme Court Cancels Online AoR Exam Due to Technical Glitches, Shifts to Offline Mode

In a significant shift, the Supreme Court of India has canceled the online format of the Advocate-on-Record (AoR) examination following severe technical disruptions during the first paper held on Monday.

Today after the exams were held various lawyers complained about the technical glitches in online AOR exam, which led to this decision by the Chief Justice of India

The online examination, which was conducted at the Guru Hargobind Institute of Management & Information Technology in Anand Vihar, Delhi, faced critical technical issues.

Various candidates experienced difficulties, with some unable to start or submit their answers due to computer malfunctions. For others, the systems crashed after about 2.5 hours into the exam, disrupting the process. The paper affected was ‘Practice and Procedure.’

Recently the CJI while addressing the gathering on farewell reference of Justice AS Bopanna that the Supreme Court has taken a decision not to treat the attempt made in the Advocates-on-Record exam in 2021 as an attempt since it was during the period of COVID-19 pandemic

The Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association (SCAORA) has voiced concerns over the abrupt change in the mode of examination.

In a letter addressed to the Supreme Court’s secretary general, the association highlighted the unreasonableness of switching to a physical exam format at such short notice, stressing the different preparations required for online and offline exams.

SCAORA also raised issues regarding the inadequate facilities at the venue, including poor ventilation, which significantly discomforted the aspirants.

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