The Bar Council of India consists of members elected from each State Bar Council, and the Attorney General of India and the Solicitor General of India who are ex-officio members. The members from the State Bar Councils are elected for a period of five years.
The Council elects its own Chairman and Vice-Chairman for a period of two years from amongst its members.
Click here to see the Advocates Act, 1961
Click here to see Parts I, II and III of the Bar Council of India Rules
Click here to see Part IV of the Bar Council of India Rules (Rules on Legal Education)
Click here to see Parts V, VI, VII, VIII and IX of the Bar Council of India Rules