PU BA LLB 2020 Syllabus: Check Important Topics, Exam Pattern

Samiksha Rautela
Samiksha RautelaPublished On: December 02, 2020 | PU UGLAW

PU BA LLB 2020 has cancelled the exam amid the coronavirus outbreak. Discussed here are the marking scheme, exam pattern, best books and syllabus of PU BA LLB at length.

PU BA LLB Syllabus

Panjab University, Chandigarh or PU, Chandigarh conducts PU BA LLB 2020 each year to offer admission to the students to the 5-year integrated LLB course. PU BA LLB exam was initially scheduled to be conducted on July 30, 2020. However, keeping in view the situation of coronavirus pandemic, the exam has been cancelled for 2020 and the admission will be provided as per the score acquired in class 12th.

PU has released the PU BA LLB syllabus on the official information brochure of the PU UG Law 2020. Students focusing on the preparation of the PU BA LLB 2020 are required to go through the detailed syllabus of PU UG Law 2020 as it will help them to perform better. Those seeking admission in the integrated undergraduate law courses offered by the PU are required to go to the official website of the university and register online before the deadline. Students will be issued admit card only if they have filled the application form online and made the payment successfully.

PU BA LLB 2020 is a hugely popular law entrance exam amongst the law aspirants. It not only grants them admission to one of the nation’s best law colleges but also opens the door of opportunities for the BA LLB students. To crack the entrance exam, a student must be fully aware and prepared with the PU BA LLB 2020 syllabus. All the important topics and concepts regarding the syllabus of PU BA LLB 2020 should be at your fingertips! The article gathers the relevant information regarding the exam pattern, marking scheme, best books and syllabus of PU BA LLB 2020. Candidates must go through them one by one in order to ace the PU BA LLB 2020 exam.

PU BA LLB 2020 Syllabus

Preparing for PU BA LLB is not a task if the student is aware of the detailed syllabus. It helps them in planning and strategizing well for the exam. The PU BA LLB 2020 Syllabus is divided into four parts namely Legal aptitude, Mental ability, General Knowledge & Current Affairs and English. The questions framed in the exam will arise from all the aforementioned subjects. Check out the detailed topic-wise syllabus of PU BA LLB 2020.


Important Topics

Best Books

Legal Aptitude

  • Contracts and Constitutional Law

  • Legislature

  • Legal Awareness covering Constitutional Law and Polity

  • Law of Crimes

  • Constitution

  • Torts

  • Strict Liability

  • Legal Words

  • Vicarious Liability

  • Legal Prepositions and Facts

  • Intellectual Property Rights

  • International Law

  • Judiciary

  • Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning: For CLAT and LLB Entrance Examinations (English)

  • LST’s Legal Reasoning Module

Mental Ability

  • Syllogism

  • Series

  • Critical Reasoning

  • Directions

  • Analogy

  • Blood Relations

  • A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non-Verbal by Arihant

  • Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning by Prentice Hall India Learning

  • Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by S. Chand

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honors

  • UN bodies

  • Major developments in the areas of geopolitics, sports and important environmental agreements

  • Eminent personalities

  • The Hindu

  • The Hindustan Times

  • The Indian Express

  • The Telegraph

  • GK Today

  • Pratiyogita Darpan


  • Grammar

  • Word Usage

  • Vocabulary

  • Synonyms

  • Para Jumbles

  • Antonyms

  • Idioms and Phrases

  • Sentence Rearrangement and Improvement

  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis

  • High School English Grammar & Composition by P C Wren and H Martin

  • Objective General English (English) by RS Aggarwal

PU BA LLB 2020 Important Dates

It is vital to go through the upcoming time-table of PU BA LLB 2020 in order to stay on track with the schedule. Find the important dates of PU BA LLB 2020 captured in the tabulated format below.


Important Dates

Commencement of Application Form

1st April 2020

Last Date Creating a Login ID for Registration

23rd September 2020

Last Date of Final Submission of the Form

25th September 2020

Last Date for students who paid the requisite fee but not completed the form (INR 500 late fee)

1st October 2020

Admit Card Release Date

Exam Cancelled

Entrance exam of PU BA LLB 2020

Exam Cancelled

Last Date to Submit Admission Form

15th October 2020

Release of Tentative Merit List

20th October 2020

Objection Window

21st October 2020

Release of Final Merit List

27th November 2020

Counselling Begins

2nd December 2020

Counselling Ends

5th December 2020

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PU BA LLB 2020 Exam Pattern

Being aware of the exam pattern of PU BA LLB 2020 is one of the integrals factors that determine the success of the students. It not only provides a clear view of the exam but also lends familiarity with the type of questions that might pop on in the final examination. Mentioned below are the salient features of the PU BA LLB 2020 Exam Pattern.

Exam Name


Exam Mode


Exam Duration

90 Minutes

Timing of Exam

10 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.

Exam Languages

Punjabi, English and Hindi

Exam Subjects

Four Subjects (Legal aptitude, Mental ability, General Knowledge & Current Affairs and English)

Question Type

Multiple Type Questions (MCQ)

Total Questions

100 Questions

Total Marks

100 Marks

PU BA LLB 2020 Exam Pattern: Section-Wise Weightage

Depicted below is the section-wise or subject-wise weightage of PU BA LLB 2020. Candidates can devote their time in sync with the distribution of questions and marks mentioned here.


Total Questions

Total Marks

Legal Aptitude

20 Questions

20 Marks

Mental Ability

10 Questions

10 Marks

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

60 Questions

60 Marks


10 Questions

10 Marks

Grand Total

100 Questions

100 Marks

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PU BA LLB 2020 Marking Scheme

It should be noted that +1 is awarded for every correct answer attempted by the candidate while 0.25 is deducted for every incorrect attempt. Candidates must not play guesswork to answer the questions as the negative marking can impact the overall performance. Apart from that, no marks will be taken away if the candidate has left a question unanswered. The grand total would be calculated keeping the score of correctly answered and wrongly answered questions in mind.

Applicants are advised to strengthen their preparation for PU BA LLB and practice regularly through previous year question papers and sample papers. Further, it is advised that candidates take proper sleep and diet while preparing for the exam as it will not exhaust the brain and leave them restless. Hard work and confidence is the key to acing the exam. With the knowledge of the detailed syllabus and dedication to study, PU BA LLB exam becomes easy to ace.

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