JMI BA LLB Syllabus 2021 & Exam Pattern for Jamia Law Entrance Exam

JMI BA LLB Syllabus 2021 & Exam Pattern for Jamia Law Entrance Exam

ByAman Prakash  |  Updated on: May 31, 2021Check the JMI BA LLB 2021 Exam Details along with notification, exam date, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, cut off, admit card and preparation tips are also mentioned below.
Check the JMI BA LLB 2021 Exam Details along with notification, exam date, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, cut off, admit card and preparation tips are also mentioned below.
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JMI BA LLB Exam Pattern & Syllabus Overview 2021

Candidates preparing for the JMI BA LLB Exam must have a sound understanding of the exam pattern and the syllabus of the upcoming exam. The exam conducting authorities, Jamia Millia Islamia University (JMI), has set the JMI BA LLB entrance test pattern. Candidates who wish to be considered for admission to the BA LLB programme at JMI must review the JMI BA LLB Exam Pattern 2021 and understand all the details.

The JMI BA LLB Syllabus includes the list of topics to be covered under all the sections of the exam. The JMI BA LLB Exam 2021 includes 5 sections namely:

  1. Legal Aptitude/ Legal Reasoning
  2. Legal language English including Comprehension
  3. Current Affairs
  4. Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)
  5. General Studies
Knowing the exam pattern & Syllabus for the JMI Law Entrance Exam 2021 can assist candidates in learning information about the exam such as the method of examination, the total duration of the examination, the sort of questions asked in the examination, the medium of examination, and the marking scheme, among other things. Also, check the JMI BA LLB Selection Process 2021

JMI BA LLB Exam Overview 

Name of the Exam

Also known as JMI BA LLB entrance exam

Conducted By

Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

Exam Level

University Level Entrance Exam

Exam Mode


Duration of Exam

2 Hours/ 120 Minutes

Exam Type

Objective (MCQ)

Number of Question Asked


Number of Section


Total Marks


Negative Marking

Yes, -0.25 for each wrong attempt

JMI BA LLB Exam Pattern 2021

Jamia Entrance exam is an offline mode exam consisting of 150 questions in total, each carrying 1 mark for each question. The exam is conducted for 120 seats in total (60 Regular + 60 Self-financed). The difference between Regular and Self-Financed is that the yearly fee for Regular Course is 10,300/. However, the fee charged for the Self-Financed Course is 40,000 (approx.) below, is the overview of the exam pattern.

Name of SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
Legal language English Including Comprehension3030
General Knowledge and Current Affairs3030
Legal Aptitude / Legal Reasoning4040
General Studies4040
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)1010

Solve JMI BA LLB Question Paper to practice and fully understand the exam pattern

JMI BA LLB Exam: Marking Scheme

The following is the marking scheme for JMI BA LLB 2021:

  • Each correct answer is awarded one point.
  • There will also be a 0.25-point negative marking.
  • For an unanswered question, no marks will be awarded or deducted.

What is the syllabus of JMI entrance exam?

JMI BA LLB Entrance Syllabus 2021 includes details about the topics for all five sections. It is critical for students to grasp the syllabus from which the entrance exam questions will be derived. Aspirants can use this information to prepare appropriate topics and avoid studying irrelevant material.

JMI BA LLB Syllabus 2021

The syllabus for JMI BA LLB entrance can be roughly divided into 5 Section:- 

1. Legal Reasoning/ Legal Aptitude

The Legal Aptitude section of the JMI Entrance test includes 40 questions. The section is designed to test the basic Legal Reasoning of the applicant. The questions are around legal acts, recent cases, policies, etc. Following are a few important topics to be covered under the Legal aptitude section. 

  • General Principles of Law
  • Statement Fact Bases Questions
  • Analogies
  • Legal Maxims
  • Legal principle relating to the law of contracts
  • Legal principle relating to the law of family
  • Law of crimes
  • Recent Landmark Judgments

2- Legal language English including Comprehension

The English section determines the basic comprehension level of the candidate in the language. A total of 30 questions are asked from this section. It is one of the most scoring part of the question paper. Check the important topics to be completed from this section. 

  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Idioms and Proverbs
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Jumbled Sentences 

3- Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)

The Elementary Maths sections is similar to the Quant section of the exams. This section includes question from basic maths of Class 10 level and requires continuous practice. A total of 10 questions are asked. A few of the topics under the section are:

  • Number System
  • Time and Distance
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple Interest
  • Percentage
  • Work and Time
  • Average

4- General Studies

The General Studies section cover 40 questions in the paper. This section covers a basic understanding of the following topics and subjects. You must go through the past year papers to understand what kind of questions are asked. 

  • History
  • Geography
  • Elementary Science
  • Basic Polity
  • Books and Authors
  • Important Personality
  • Sports
  • Awards and Honors
  • Regions and Cultures

5- Current Affairs & General Knowledge

Current affairs can be easily covered by reading the newspaper regularly. You can also check BYJU'S Exam Prep Current Affairs for updated information and easier access. The questions revolve around National and International Events of last one year.

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  • The mode of Jamia Entrance exam is Offline. (Through Pen & Pencil in OMR Sheet)

  • The compulsory details have to be filled roll number, paper code, question booklet series.

  • Subjects covered by JMI BA LLB 2021 for the entrance exam are:

    1. English Language 
    2. Elementary Mathematics
    3. General knowledge and Current Affairs 
    4. Logical Reasoning and Legal Aptitude
    5. General Studies
  •  No, there is no negative marking in the JMI BA LLB 2021 entrance exam.

  •  150 questions are being asked in the JMI BA LLB 2021 entrance exam.