PU UG Law Exam Pattern 2023: Distribution of Marks, Marking Scheme 

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The PU UG Law exam is conducted by Panjab University every year for admissions into its law programmes. The exam is conducted for students who wish to study BA LLB or B.Com LLB at Panjab University. 

The important dates related to the PU UG Law exam 2023 are yet to be announced by the examination conducting body. However, it is expected that as per the norm over the years, the exam will be conducted in offline mode.

Candidates who wish to take the exam this year must acquaint themselves with the examination pattern. Read on to learn the details of the exam pattern of the PU UG Law exam 2023. 

Exam name Panjab University UG Law Entrance Examination
Conducting Body Panjab University, Chandigarh
Frequency of Exam Once a year
Exam level University level entrance exam
Exam type MCQ based
Exam duration 90 minutes (1.5 hours)

PU UG Law Exam Pattern 2023 

For a candidate to perform well in the PU UG Law exam, the candidate must have a full-fledged plan, a strategic approach and positive outlook to qualify for the entrance examination. A candidate should be well aware of the examination pattern to prepare accordingly for the entrance exam. 

The PU UG Law exam is conducted in offline mode (pen-paper). The candidates have to attempt the answer by marking the correct answer on the OMR sheet. Candidates should refer to the below table for more details on the examination pattern of the exam:

Particulars Details
Mode of examination Offline (OMR)
Type of question Multiple-choice questions (MCQs)
Duration of the examination 90 minutes (1.5 hours)
Total number of questions 100
Total marks  100
Language of the question paper EnglishHindi Punjabi

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PU UG Law Exam 2023 Sections & Weightage

The question paper for the PU UG Law exam will be divided into four sections with different marks and weightage. According to the syllabus, questions will be asked on four topics- general knowledge and current affairs, English language, reasoning ability and legal aptitude. However, the distribution of marks among these sections will vary. 

In order to perform at their best in the exam, candidates must plan for each section while being mindful of the weightage of each section. Candidates should refer to the below table to gain more insight into the weightage each section carries:

Sections Total Number of Questions Total Number of Marks
General knowledge and current affairs 60 60
English language 10 10
Reasoning ability 10 10
Legal aptitude 20 20

PU UG Law Exam 2023 Marking Scheme

The marking scheme of PU UG Law exam 2023, similar to every other entrance related to law, is simple and to the point. However, candidates are advised to keep these marking schemes in mind to avoid losing scores in the entrance examination. 

Candidates should note that for every correct response, 1 mark will be awarded to the candidate. However, negative marking is applicable in this exam and for each incorrect answer recorded, a .25 score will be deducted. Lastly, no marks will be deducted for unattended questions or responses. 


When will the PU UG Law exam 2023 be conducted?

The exam conducting body is yet to release the official notice regarding the date of the exam of PU UG Law 2023, however, it is expected to be conducted in the third week of June 2023. 

What is the syllabus for the PU UG Law 2023 exam?

The candidates will have to study in detail 4 subjects namely-legal aptitude, general knowledge and current affairs, English and reasoning ability.

What is the mode of counselling for PU UG Law?

The counselling session of qualified candidates for the PU UG Law exam 2023 will be held in offline mode (in person). The counselling for the PU UG Law exam 2023 will be conducted in multiple sessions. 

This blog has discussed the examination pattern related to the PU UG Law exam 2023 in detail. We hope candidates find the blog useful and that it can help aid their preparation for the exam. Further, we hope the insight provided in this blog can help candidates ace the examination. 

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