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 namePanjab University UG Law Entrance Examination
Conducting BodyPanjab University, Chandigarh
Frequency of ExamOnce a year
Exam levelUniversity level entrance exam
Exam typeMCQ based
Exam duration90 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:

Mode of examinationOffline (OMR)
Type of questionMultiple-choice questions (MCQs)
Duration of the examination90 minutes (1.5 hours)
Total number of questions100
Total marks 100
Language of the question paperEnglishHindi 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:

SectionsTotal Number of QuestionsTotal Number of Marks
General knowledge and current affairs6060
English language1010
Reasoning ability1010
Legal aptitude2020

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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