LPUNEST Law 2020 Exam Pattern: Details, Syllabus & Best Books

Samiksha Rautela
Samiksha RautelaPublished On: May 29, 2020 | LPUNEST

LPUNEST Law is conducted to enrol students to the Law programmes of LPU. Captured in the article is the syllabus, best books and exam pattern of LPUNEST Law 2020 for UG & PG law courses.

LPUNEST Law 2020 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

LPU or Lovely Professional University offers both UG & PG Law courses to the aspirants. Each year it conducts LPUNEST Law exam multiple times in order to enrol students to the law courses that are BA LLB, B.Com LLB, BBA LLB, LLB and LLM. Before appearing for the actual examination, a candidate should skim through the LPUNEST law exam pattern and syllabus to get an understanding of the question paper.

Visiting the exam pattern of LPUNEST is as essential as going through the entire syllabus of LPUNEST as both lend familiarity and comprehension of the entrance exam. A candidate is able to perform better and efficiently if he/she is fully equipped with the knowledge of LPUNEST Law syllabus and exam pattern. It also provides a rough idea about the type of questions that might appear in the exam.

LPUNEST Law is conducted through an online mode in two phases/schedules every year. The article has gathered information from exam patterns to best books that an individual must be aware of before appearing for the LPUNEST Law exam.

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LPUNEST Law 2020 Exam PatternLPUNEST Law 2020 Marks Distribution for UG Courses
LPUNEST Law 2020 Marks Distribution for PG CoursesLPUNEST Law 2020 Syllabus for UG Courses
LPUNEST Law 2020 Syllabus for PG CoursesLPUNEST Law 2020 Best Books

LPUNEST Law 2020: Quick Overview

LPUNEST Law is an extremely popular exam amongst the law aspirants. Check out the highlights or a quick overview of LPUNEST Law 2020 below.



Exam Name


Full Name of LPUNEST Law

Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test for Law

Conducting Body of the Exam

Lovely Professional University

Exam Level

University Level

Degrees Offered


Exam Mode


Stream of the Exam


Exam Frequency

Twice a year

Application Process

Online, Semi-Online and Offline Mode

LPUNEST Law Exam Pattern 2020

LPUNEST Law 2020 follows a set exam structure every year. Captured below is the exam pattern of LPUNEST Law for both UG & PG courses. Go through it to understand the essence of the exam.

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

120 Minutes

Total Number of Questions

UG: 80 Questions

PG: 160 Questions

Total Marks

UG: 200 Marks

PG: 160 marks


UG: English, Quantitative Aptitude and Logical Aptitude, Legal Reasoning, General Awareness

PG: English, Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, Other Law Subjects

Type of Questions

MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

Marks Per Question

UG: 2.5 marks per answer

PG: 1 mark per answer

Marking Scheme

No negative marking

LPUNEST Law Subject-Wise Marks Distribution 2020

For UG courses:

LPUNEST Law exam is conducted in the objective form and has no negative marking. Each question carries 2.5 marks. Check out the LPUNEST Law 2020 subject-wise marks distribution for UG courses in the tabulated format below.


Total Questions

Marks Per Question

Total Marks


20 questions

2.5 marks

50 marks

Legal Reasoning

20 questions

2.5 marks

50 marks

Quantitative Aptitude and Logical Aptitude

20 questions

2.5 marks

50 marks

General Awareness

20 questions

2.5 marks

50 marks

Grand Total

80 questions

200 marks

For PG courses:

LPUNEST for law courses is again conducted in MCQ format. Candidates will be awarded one mark for each correct question. No marks will be deducted for wrong or unattempted answers. Check the data mentioned in the table below to get an idea of how the LLM marks are distributed among the exam pattern of LPUNEST law course.


Total Questions

Marks Per Question

Total Marks


40 questions

1 mark

40 marks


40 questions

1 mark

40 marks

Constitutional Law

40 questions

1 mark

40 marks

Other Law Subjects

40 questions

1 mark

40 marks

Grand Total

160 questions

160 marks

Syllabus for LPUNEST Law 2020

The syllabus for LPUNEST Law exam is different for the UG and PG courses. Candidates seeking law admissions at LPU need to go through the important topics and syllabus of LPUNEST Law exam before starting the preparation. Mentioned below is the syllabus for LPUNEST Law 2020 for UG as well as PG programmes.

For UG courses:


  • Grammar- Adjective, Verb, Adverb, Noun, Pronoun, Conjunction Interjection, Preposition, Tenses, Active and Passive Form, Modal Verbs such as May, Should, Might, Would, Will, Could, Can
  • Common Errors- Error finding exercise, Sentence correction exercise
  • Associative Language Skills- One-word substitution, Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases, Word Analogies
  • Comprehension Passages- Identifying key ideas, Identifying themes, Open and closed paragraphs

Legal Reasoning:

  • Legal Terms

  • Legal Maxims

  • Legal Awareness

  • Legal GK

  • Constitution of India: Historical Background, Features

  • Important Treaties and Conventions

  • Fundamental Rights

  • Emergency and Special Provisions of The Indian Constitutions

  • Indian Parliament

  • Supreme Court of India

  • Distribution of Power Between Centre and The State

  • Directive Principles of State Policy

  • Preamble

  • President And Vice-President Of India

  • Prime Ministers

  • Legal Proposition

  • A Set of Facts to which the said proposition has to be applied

Quantitative Aptitude and Logical Aptitude:

  • Elementary Mathematics up to Class X- Average, Real Numbers, Ratio, Speed, Distance and Time, Time and Work, Percentage
  • Logical Reasoning- Logical Links and rectifying illogical arguments, Pattern Identification, logical sequences, syllogisms, analogies etc.

General Awareness:

  • National and International Current Affairs

  • Indian Politics

  • Indian History

  • Who is Who

  • Indian Economy

  • Awards and Honours

  • Sports Events

  • Important Days and Weeks

  • Abbreviations

  • Awareness of social and cultural connection

  • The design history of the designed artefact

  • History of art, sculpture and literature

  • International and National Organizations

  • Socially responsible and environmentally sustainable design responses

For PG courses:


Same as UG English syllabus


  • Administration of Justice

  • Nature

  • Sources

  • Legal Rights

  • Legal Concepts

  • Legal Ownership

  • Titles

  • Person

  • Liability Law of Property and Obligation

Constitutional Law:

  • Nature

  • Preamble

  • Tribunal

  • Fundamental Duties

  • Elections

  • Emergency and Amendment of Constitution

  • Citizenship

  • Fundamental Rights

  • Judiciary

  • Union and State Executives

Other Law Subjects:

  • Family Law

  • Public International law

  • Labour Law

  • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

  • Law of Contracts

  • Company Law

  • Law of Torts

  • Cyber Law and Environment Law

  • Indian Penal Code

Also Read: LPUNEST 2020 Important Dates: Registration Date Extended

Best Books for LPUNEST Law 2020

LPUNEST Law 2020 has different subjects covered in UG & PG exams. Before beginning the preparation, it is of great importance to pick the books that have been updated as per the latest developments. Also, one should always go for books that hail from trustworthy sources. Captured below are few of the top books for LPUNEST Law 2020 that can help an aspirant glide smoothly through the chaos of the exam.

For English:

Name of the Book

Name of the Author/Publisher

Objective General English

SP Bakshi

High School English Grammar

Wren and Martin

Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

Proficiency in Reading Comprehension Simplifying the “Passage” for you

Ajay Singh

Grammar Error Spot

A. Uphadhaya

For Legal Reasoning:

Name of the Book

Name of the Author/Publisher

Objective Legal Aptitude

RS Aggarwal

Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning

A P Bhardwaj

Complete Guide to Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning

Abhishek Krishna Gupta

Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning


The Ultimate Guide to the LLB Entrance Examination 2020

Nisa Fasil and M.A. Rashid

For Quantitative Aptitude and Logical Aptitude:

Name of the Book

Name of the Author/Publisher

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

R.S. Aggarwal

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

Arihant Publications

A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning

R.S. Aggarwal

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations


501 Challenging Logical reasoning Practice Book


For General Awareness:

Name of the Book

Name of the Author/Publisher

General Knowledge 2020

Arihant Express

Newspapers like Economic Times, The Indian Express, The Hindu, The Telegraph etc.


Manorama Yearbook (Latest Edition)

Mammen Mathew and Philip Mathew

Competition Success

S K Sachdeva

Lucent’s General Knowledge (Latest Edition)

Binay Karna

For Jurisprudence:

Name of the Book

Name of the Author/Publisher

Jurisprudence and Legal Theory

V.D. Mahajan

Decoding the Jurisprudence

Sudipta Bhowmick

Jurisprudence and Legal Theory

Dr. N.V.Paranjape

Jurisprudence (Legal Theory)

Dr. B. N. Mani Tripathi


Suri Ratnapala

For Constitutional Law:

Name of the Book

Name of the Author/Publisher

Constitution of India

V.N. Shukla

Multiple Choice Questions on Constitution of India for Competitive Examinations


The Constitutional Law of India

Dr. J.N. Pandey

The Indian Constitution: Oxford India Short Introductions

Madhav Khosla

Introduction to the Constitution of India

Durga Das Basu

For Other Law Subjects:

Name of the Book

Name of the Author/Publisher

Family Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide

Susan Heenan

Public International law: Easy notes for exam

Sumandeep Kaur

Intellectual Property Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide

Oxford University Press

Law of Torts

Bryan MacMahon and William Binchy

The Indian Penal Code

Ratanlal & Dhirajlal

Candidates preparing for the law exam of LPUNEST are also required to solve as many practice papers of LPUNEST Law as they can as it helps them in providing speed and accuracy. Also, going through the previous years' question papers can fetch successful results. It provides a better understanding of the question and also prepares a student for the structure of the exam.

Also Read: Facts About the Constitution of India that Every Law Aspirant Must Know

Students are advised to stay calm while preparing for the exam. With proper preparation comes the confidence and it helps in cracking the LPUNEST Law exam. You can also post your dilemmas and queries in the QnA section and our experts will try to assist you in the best way possible.

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