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AMU BA LLB Exam Preparation: Study Material, Best Books

Subhashri Roy
Subhashri RoyUpdated On: September 30, 2020 03:16 pm IST | AMUEE

Appearing for AMU BA LLB Entrance Test 2020? Find section-wise preparation tips for AMU BA LLB Entrance Exam 2020 along with the complete list of best books and study material.

AMU BA LLB Exam Preparation

With the growing popularity of integrated law courses in India, candidates often tend to take up BA LLB after qualifying 12th. If you are one of them and are applying for the BA LLB course offered by AMU, CollegeDekho has come up with some of the best tips and tricks for AMU BA LLB entrance exam preparation that you can check out.

Aligarh Muslim University is one of the most renowned central universities in India that attracts more than 60,000 applicants every year. Admission to AMU’s BA LLB course is done on the basis of merit in the admission test conducted by the university at the national level.

AMU BA LLB Entrance Exam 2020 which was scheduled to be conducted on 10th November 2020 has been pushed ahead due to Bihar State Assembly Elections 2020 and Deepawali being around the same time. Fresh dates for the test has been released by the university. The exam is all set to be conducted on 2nd December 2020, from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Meanwhile, candidates can prepare better for the exam by referring to the section-wise tips and tricks given below. AMU BA LLB Entrance Exam shall comprise three sections, namely, General English, Current Affairs/General Knowledge and Reasoning and Aptitude.

Section-wise Preparation for AMU Admission Test for BA LLB

CollegeDekho has come up with the best tips and tricks to prepare for each section included in the BA LLB AMU admission test.

How to Prepare for General English?

While many candidates often take the General English section lightly, preparing well and scoring well in the section can play the decisive part. Now, let’s see how you can prepare for the section in the smartest way possible.

  • Read a lot: One of the best ways to improve vocabulary is to read a lot. When making a preparation plan for the exam, make sure you spare some time every day for reading a newspaper and an English grammar book.
  • Learn at least three-five words every day along with their usage, synonyms, antonyms and definition.
  • Learn the grammar rules and ensure that your basics are clear.
  • Take part in a lot of English quizzes online and practice a number of previous year question papers to get an idea of the type of English questions that are asked.

Also Read: Private Colleges in India Offering Scholarships for Law Admission: Eligibility and Waiver Amount

How to Prepare for Current Affairs/General Knowledge?

Tips to prepare for Current Affairs/General Knowledge have been given below:

  • Identify the areas that gained most importance in recent times including sports, politics at both national and international levels, science and technology, economics, international relations and so on.
  • Go through the previous year question papers of AMU BA LLB entrance exam and analyse all the important sections of GK and Current Affairs.
  • Participate in group discussions on recent affairs.
  • Most importantly, read the newspaper and GK magazines of the current year every day to keep a track of the current happenings or ongoing stories across the world.

How to Prepare for Reasoning and Aptitude?

This is the part where most law aspirants get stuck. Well, you are not alone and we are here to help you with this as well. Below mentioned are the best tricks and tips to prepare for AMU BA LLB Reasoning and Aptitude:

  • You can divide this section into two- Legal Reasoning and Legal Aptitude. While legal reasoning is the method that one uses to apply laws to facts, Legal aptitude is nothing but the knowledge of legal facts and current events.
  • For Aptitude, study the basic concepts of law and legal terminology, Constitution of India, Legal Current Affairs and legal principles.
  • For Reasoning, read the principles carefully and consider giving every word a thought. Try to look for the closest correct answer, not the ideal one. One thing to note while attempting legal reasoning question is to never assume anything and to always go by the facts given in the question.
  • Practice as many previous year AMU BA LLB entrance exam question papers as possible.

Looking for the best study material or the best books for AMU BA LLB Entrance Exam Preparation? Find the list of best books for the admission test given below.

Also Read: Self Study Guide for Law Entrance Exams in India

Best Books for AMU BA LLB Entrance Exam 2020

CollegeDekho has enlisted the best books for every section in AMU BA LLB Entrance Exam. These books are easily available and widely demanded for every law entrance exam.

Best Books for AMU BA LLB General English

Name of Book

Name of the Author/Publisher

Objective General English

RS Aggarwal, Vikas Aggarwal/S Chand Publishing

Objective General English

SJ Thakur, SK Rout/ B.K Publications

Wiley's ExamXpert Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Captain AK Kalia/ Wiley

English Grammar Book

Wren and Martin

Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

Objective General English

SP Bakshi

Plinth to Paramount

Neetu Singh

Best Books for AMU BA LLB Current Affairs/General Knowledge

Name of Book

Name of the Author/Publisher

General Knowledge 2020


General Studies


General Knowledge Manual


General Knowledge


General Knowledge

Prabhat Prakashan


Indian Express

Best Books for AMU BA LLB Reasoning and Aptitude

Name of Book

Name of the Author/Publisher

A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning

RS Aggarwal

Analytical Reasoning (English)

M K Pandey

501 Challenging Logical Reasoning Practice Book


Quantitative Aptitude ebook (ALL Parts Solved)

R S Agarwal

Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning

A P Bhardwaj

Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning


Objective Legal Aptitude

RS Aggarwal

AMU BA LLB Exam Highlights 2020

Check out the basic information regarding AMU BA LLB Entrance Exam to get a clear idea of the exam and prepare better:

Total Marks

100 Marks (1 mark for Objective and 2.5 marks for Subjective questions)

Total Number of Questions

85 (75 objective + 10 subjective)

Duration of the Exam

2 Hours

Total Subjects

3; General English, Current Affairs/General Knowledge (with emphasis on legal issues), Reasoning and Aptitude

Total Sections

2 - Objective (75%

weightage) and Subjective (25% weightage)

Mode of Exam

Offline/Pen-Paper Based

Since objective type questions carry more weightage, practising more MCQs would definitely help crack the exam. You should also make certain that you take notes of important topics which will also work best on the day of the exam.

Candidates who are preparing for CLAT alongside would not require any separate preparation for this admission test as the AMU BA LLB Entrance Exam is believed to be a lot easier than CLAT.

In case you require any further assistance for AMU BA LLB Entrance Exam 2020 preparation, feel free to get in touch with us.

Good luck from the CollegeDekho team. Stay tuned!


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