PU BA LLB Score vs Percentile

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Every year, Panjab University conducts the entrance exam for undergraduates in law. A total of 240 seats are offered every year for BA LLB programs. The entrance exam for PU BA LLB is conducted in offline mode by Panjab University. Students who will qualify for the written exam will be called for a counselling session, which will be the final step in the selection process. 

Admission to Panjab University will depend on candidates’ 12th standard performance and their marks in the written exam. Both of these scores will be given 50-50 weightage of the total score.  The exam’s score is calculated on the basis of answers marked by the candidate in the answer sheet. Percentile is the specific value which is calculated under specific values.

Exam Name PU BA LLB 
Full Form Panjab Univesity Bachelors of Legislative Law
Conducting Body Panjab University
Examination Mode Offline
Course Name BA LLB
Course Duration 5-year
Application Fee General – INR 2175
SC/ ST – INR 1088
Location Punjab
Official Website https://puchd.ac.in/

PU BA LLB Score vs Percentile

The table below contains all the details of the PU BA LLB score vs percentile. Refer to it

Score Percentile
The score for the entrance exam will be calculated on the basis of answers marked by candidates in their response sheets. The percentile for the exam will depend on the final rank of the candidate out of the total candidates.
For each correct answer marked by the candidate, a +1 mark will be awarded to the candidate. If any candidate has secured the 100th rank out of a total of 2000 candidates, 99 candidates are ahead of this 100th candidate.
For every wrong answer, marked, a 0.25 mark will be deducted from the candidate’s total score. Candidate securing 100th rank out of 2000 means 1900 candidates are behind the 100th.

Also Read: PU BA LLB Books and Sample Papers

Different categories have different passing scores. This is the table with the cutoff scores of the exam. If a student scores the minimum marks in his/ her category then they have a high chance of getting selected. 

Categories Passing Score (round-off)
General (Unreserved) 75-80
Scheduled Castes 58-62
Backward Castes 65-70

A percentile is valued at a particular rank. If any candidate has a percentile of 70, that means, of all the total candidates, 70 candidates are behind this person. And this also means that 30 candidates are ahead of this person. The same procedure is followed for the entrance exam. There are 120 seats at the Chandigarh campus (BA and BCom programmes), and 60 each at all the regional campus ( Ludhiana, Horshiarpur, and Muktsar).

Important Dates

Here is a table showing all the details about PU BA LLB 2023.

Events/ Activity Important Dates (tentative)
Application Begins April 2023
Last Date to Apply May 2023
Last Date for Online Payment May/ June 2023
Release of Admit Card June 2023
Exam Date June/ July 2023
Declaration of Result August 2023

PU BA LLB Merit List

The merit list for PU BA LLB will be released after the exam is over by the officials of Panjab University. Check the table below for reference, which shows the score and percentile for 2021. 

Category Cut-off Score Cut-off Percentile
General 36.4 1924
Scheduled Castes 34.9 243
Scheduled Tribes 38.5 20
Backward Castes (excluding OBC) 38.1 209
Defence Family 57.9 78
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 35.1 9

PU BA LLB Counselling

The counselling for PU BA LLB  is conducted by Panjab University in offline mode. The merit list will be the deciding factor for the counselling procedure, which will be shortlisted by Panjab University. Candidates who will become eligible for counselling will have to complete online registration, submit their documents and verify them.

Seats will be allotted based on the merit rank scored by the candidate. Candidates who will clear the counselling stage will have to pay the admission fee and will have to report at the allotted campuses and complete other stages in the admission procedure.

Also Read: PU BA LLB Entrance Eligibility Criteria


What is the duration for BA LLB at Panjab University?

Bachelor’s in Legislative Law (BA LLB)is a 5-year programme conducted to enrol candidates who are interested and possess all the eligibility criteria for this programme. At Panjab Univerisity, the duration of the BA LLB is 5-year only.

What is the application fee for PU BA LLB?

While filling up the application form, candidates belonging to the General category will have to pay INR 2175 and INR 1088 for other categories. The mode of payment for this application fee is online, through a credit card/ debit card/net banking.

What is the eligibility for PU BA LLB?

Candidates who are interested in PU BA LLB should have scored 50% in their 12th standard to make themselves eligible for the PU BA LLB program at Panjab University.

PU BA LLB exam is conducted every year by Panjab University to fill up vacant seats at the University campuses. Around 240 seats are allotted every year for the BA LLB programme. Candidates who are interested in this course can apply on the official website of Panjab University.

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