IPU B.A. LL.B/ BBA LL.B 2016 Analysis

Every year Indraprastha University formally known as Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi conducts IPU CET Law for its undergraduate programs- B.A. LL.B/ BBA LL.B. It is one of the major Law entrance examinations besides CLAT, AILET and SET- Law. This year the exam was held on April 17, 2016 from 2.00 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.
The key pointers of the exam were:
Total no. of questions150
Total Duration150
Marks allotted per
Negative Marking1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer
Overall difficulty levelModerate to difficult
Average Attempt116-126
Total no. of sections in the exam4
Name of the sectionsLogical Reasoning, Verbal Ability, General Knowledge and the Legal Aptitude.
IPU CET Law 2017: Overview
AreasNo. of questionsLevel of Difficulty
Legal Aptitude37Moderate-Difficult
Logical Reasoning38Easy
Verbal Ability38Easy
General Knowledge37Moderate-Difficult
Given below is the detailed- sectional analysis:
IPU CET Law 2017:Legal Aptitude
Question TypeNo. of Questions

The following table explains the weight age given to various areas in the legal aptitude section:

AreaNo. of Questions
Legal G.K.14
Legal Misc.3
Contract Act6
Evaluation: The level of difficulty of this section was moderate to difficult. The maximum number of questions was from static legal G.K. and constitution. However, in comparison to other law entrances, principle fact questions were less in this exam. An attempt of 28-30 questions was considered a good attempt in this section.
IPU CET Law 2017: Reasoning
AreaNo. of questions
Cube Cutting6
Symbol Operation5
Alpha Numeric Series4
Verbal Reasoning4

Evaluation: The 38 questions of logical reasoning were easy. Though it covered almost all the areas of reasoning, maximum number of questions was from Analogy. There were questions from cubes, change of symbols, coding- decoding, verbal logic section. The students were required to form meaningful words from a given set. However, no question was witnessed from syllogisms, deductive arguments, or strong/ weak arguments. An attempt of 32-34 would be a good attempt in this section.

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IPU CET Law 2017: Verbal Ability
AreaNo. of Questions
2 RCs (300-350 words)6 ( 3 questions each)
Idioms and Phrases6
Sentence Correction6
Jumbled Sentences5
Choose the best option6
Parts of Speech5

Evaluation: The candidates found the section easy to attempt. The questions were primarily basic in nature in case of reading comprehensions. Other areas covered are: Idioms and Phrases, Spotting the Error, Jumbled Sentences with 5- 6 questions in common. Some of the test takers witnessed the questions to have very similar and close options. Overall, this section was very easy and an attempt of 34-36 questions would be pretty good.

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IPU CET Law 2017: General Knowledge
AreaNo. of Questions
Business and Economy1
Govt. Schemes and Policy4
Indian Geography3
Indian History7
International and National Organizations2
Science and Technology2
World Geography5
IT Miscellaneous1

Evaluation: This year, GK was dominated by static GK questions and very few questions were seen from current GK. The Indian Polity section was completely ignored which came out to be a surprise for the test takers due to its relevance to the subject. Another surprising element was the questions based on computer and IT. The overall level of difficulty of the paper was moderate to difficult. An attempt of 24-26 questions was considered fair in this section.