Panjab University LL.B 2018 Analysis

Punjab University is one of the most sought after universities when it comes to students belonging to Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana and even, Delhi. The University provides for 3 year Law program, i.e. LL.B. The University provides for quality education in the field of Law and students are given a holistic environment to learn and grow. The way to get admission in Punjab University in the three year Law program is via an entrance exam which is of 100 marks. The merit list and the cut-off is calculated by taking 50 percent of the marks scored in the exam and 50 percent of the score achieved at graduation level.
Exam Pattern:
Total Questions: 100
Total Marks: 100
Total Duration: 90 minutes
Marking System: +1 for correct, -0.25 for incorrect
Overview of the PU LL.B 2018
SR NoSectionQuestionsMarks
1Logical Reasoning1414
2Legal Reasoning4646
5General Knowledge3636
Total 100100
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Important dates related to PU LL.B 2018
Availability of prospectus and entrance test form on the website of Panjab UniversityApril 10
Last date for submission of information on the website to generate the Fee ChallanMay 22
Last date for deposit of fee in any branch of State Bank of India using website generated challanMay 25
Last date for uploading of photograph & signatureMay 28
Last date for correction of photograph & signatureMay 31
Availability of admit cardJune 7
PU LLB Entrance Exam June 18
Uploading of answer keyJune 20
Last date for submission of objections to the answer keyJune 22
Uploading of the response to the objections & inviting cross-objections June 24
Last date for submission of cross-objections to the answer keyJune 26
 Categories/ Reservations
Schedule Caste
Schedule Tribe
Defence, Riot/Terrorist victims, Freedom fighter
Other Backward Classes
Persons with disabilities
Let us now look at the detailed analysis for each section:
Section 1: Logical Reasoning
From this section, there were only 14 questions. The questions were of medium level and the entire portion could be covered in 15-20 minutes.
S. No.TopicNumber of Questions
1.Alphabet series2
3.Number Series2
Level of difficulty: Medium
Ideal attempts: 10
Ideal correct: 8-10
Time to be allotted: 15- 20 minutes
Section 2: Legal Reasoning
This section was a little tricky. There were questions from law subjects which were Constitutional law, criminal law and question for Information Technology Act. But most of the questions were from Constitutional Law. The legal questions were mostly dominated by legal current affairs. The questions were in the form of multiple choice questions and for students wishing to get into Punjab University, it is important that they have GK on their tips. 
Level of difficulty: Moderate-Difficult
Ideal attempts: 18-20
Ideal correct: 16-18
Time to be allotted: 15-20 minutes
S. No.TopicNumber of Questions
2.Criminal Law3
3. Legal GK12
Section 3: English
This section comprised of only 9 questions which were to an extent not so difficult to solve. Students with a decent vocabulary could have easily cracked this portion in the exam.
Level of difficulty: Easy - medium
Ideal attempts: 5-7
Ideal correct: 4-6
Time to be allotted: 10 minutes
S. No.TopicNumber of Questions
1.English Grammar4
2.Idioms and Phrases1
5.Odd Match2
Section 4: General Knowledge
This section involved questions from both static and current GK in which there were mostly current affairs. This portion checked the level of general knowledge of students to a great extent. The part relating to GK dominated the entire exam where there were 58 questions which were from GK.  The level of this section can be considered as difficult.
Level of difficulty: Difficult
Ideal attempts: 45-50
Ideal correct: 40-45
Time to be allotted: 20-25 minutes
S. No.TopicNumber of Questions
1.Books and Authors5
3.International Bodies2
6.Important Days and Events3
8.Important insignia4
10.Current Affairs23