For getting enrolled in Bar Council of Gujarat, you have to do the following:
Download the form from the website of the Bar Council and get it printed on a legal and green ledger paper only.
Fill up the form carefully.
Affix your photographs. (make sure the photographs are recent)
The candidate has to pay / remit Rs. 600/- being enrolment fee payable to the Rs. 100/- State Bar Council of Gujarat and Rs. 150/- payable by Bank Draft drawn in Rs. 25/- in favour of ‘Bar Council of India’ payable at Ahmedabad under Section 24(1) (f) of the Advocates Act, 1961.
(If the applicant is a member of Schedule Caste or Schedule Tribe the enrolment fees payable by him to the Bar Council of Gujarat shall be Rs. 100/- and to the Bar Council of India Rs. 25/- by a Bank draft drawn in favour of ‘Bar Council of India’ payable at Ahmedabad.)
You need to bring along your:
(i) provisional LL.B. degree certificate;
(ii) proof of your date of birth
(iii) your basic degree certificate;
(iv) LL.B. attendance certificate etc. In any case for submission of Form, it will take not less than 2 visits – 1 for obtaining the form (In case you are manually obtaining it from the office of the Bar Council of Gujarat) and all requisite information and the second visit for submission of the form duly filled in, recommended, with all the attachments. Only after seeing/checking the complete filled up form with all its attachments (both original and attested xerox copies thereof), the clerk will give a further chalan to enable you to remit the enrolment fee. The time taken for the whole enrolment procedure Otherwise takes anything between 15-25 days depending upon when the Committee will sit for enrolment.
[Source: Practising advocate Nikunj Kanara, Gujarat High Court]
At the time of submission of the form Rs. 500/- will be charged by cash or D. D. in favour of “Bar Council of Gujarat, payable at Ahmedabad.”
Address: 3rd Floor, in Block – A of Satyamev Complex, Opp: High Court of Gujarat at Sola, Ahmedabad
Contact Details: 79-27434073, 79- 27663460
Official Website: http://www.barcouncilofgujarat.org/
Write your FULL NAME exactly as it appears on your mark sheet, in the exact sequence as required on each form. Middle Name must be written.
Your photograph must be taken in “uniform” which means that it must be in formal attire, preferably in a coat and tie.
The photograph should be of stamp size. (May different from state to state)
All document copies need to be attested. Getting the attestation from your college principal is the simplest, cheapest and fastest. Else, any gazetted officer, Special Executive Officer or member of the Bar Council will do.
You need to submit the recommendations of 2 advocates who have been in practice for more than 10 years. Don’t forget to get their enrolment number and enrolment date, which will be on their Advocates ID Card.
For any query directly contact the office of your respective State Bar Council.
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