AMU Entrance Exam, Exam Pattern, Insights and Previous Year Papers

AMU (Aligarh Muslim University) established in 1875 by the name of Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College which later in 1920 became Aligarh Muslim University whose foundation was laid by Sir Sayed Ahmed Khan. AMU offers more than 300 courses to around 28000 students each year and has a staff of nearly 7000 people, including Teachers and Non-Teacher. Everyone is welcomed irrespective of caste, creed or religion and even for some courses, the seats have been reserved for SAARC Member Countries and Common Wealth Countries. Founded with the Sole Purpose to provide high-quality education and scientific Exposure to Muslim communities like Cambridge and Oxford University. Now, it promotes religious secularity and acts as a living emblem of fused Philosophies of India. AMU offers 20 LAW courses Law Entrance Exam which includes LLB and BA.LLB courses.

The notification for 2020 law admission is out and the last date of registration is March 07, 2020. The minimum education qualification is 50% aggregate marks in Secondary Education from a recognised college or Institute. The age limit is 17 and the upper limit is 22 years. To Prepare well, candidates are advised to attempt AMU LLB Law Entrance Exam previous year question papers.

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Key Highlight
of Aligarh Muslim University Amu Llb Law Entrance Exam
Important dates:
AMU BA LLB Registration starts: Jan 16, 2020 Last Date for Application(Late Fees): Mar 07, 2020
Age Limit:
The age limit is 17 and the upper limit is 22 years
Educational Qualifications:
50% aggregate marks in Secondary Education from a recognized college or Institute.
Application Fees:
The cost of Application form for LLB of Rs.500
Examination Date:
April 13, 2020 (Postponed) New dates to be announced later
Paper Description:
75 Objective Questions each carry 1 mark 10 Subjective Questions each carry 2.5 marks

Eligibility Criteria for AMU LLB:

As per the AMU BA LLB eligibility criteria, the candidates need to qualify the 10+2 examination from any board of examination, securing at least 50 percent of marks in aggregate of the subjects in their 12th board exam.

Further according to the Supreme Court order, there is no age limit for admissions to BA LLB programme in Aligarh Muslim University, following the AMU BA LLB eligibility criteria.

Moreover, those who do not meet the AMU BA LLB eligibility criteria and yet apply for the AMU BA LLB admission test, will not be offered admissions into the undergraduate law programme even if they qualify the admission test of AMU BA LLB programme.

Exam Pattern:

It is an Offline or Paper– Pencil Based Exam which comprises 85 Questions (75 Objective Type Questions & 10 Short Answer Type Questions) from GENERAL STUDIES, MENTAL ABILITY, ENGLISH, CURRENT AFFAIRS and LAW carrying 100 Marks each with a time limit of 2 Hours for BA.LLB and LLB. The detailed exam pattern is here:

  • Type: Offline or Pen-Paper Based Examination

  • Total Number of questions: 85 Questions

    • ​75 Objective-type

    • 10 short-answer type 

  • ​Exam Duration: 2 hours (120 minutes)

  • Total marks: 100 marks

  • Marking Scheme:

    • 1 mark for every correct objective type answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted for incorrect answer.

    • 2.5 marks for every correct subjective type answer, no negative marking for this type of question.

  • Paper Description: 

    • Questions will be asked from the following topics:

    • English

    • Current Affairs and General Knowledge

    • Legal Aptitude

    • Reasoning


Syllabus: AMU LLB Entrance Exam

  • General Knowledge:

Indian and World Geography, Constitution, Awards and Honors, Social Studies, Physical Geography, Science and technology, Everyday Science, Indian Heritage and culture, History, Geography of the world and India, Government, Indian Polity, Social Justice, International Relations, Technology, Bio-Diversity, Environment, Disaster Management, Economic Development and much more.

  • English

Sentence Correction, Fill in the blanks, Error Detection in the written sentences, Synonyms, One Word Substitute, Antonyms, Prepositions

  • Reasoning and Aptitude

Reasoning Questions, Distribution, Odd man out, Calendars, Symbols and Notions, Liner, Circular & Grid, Arrangement, Coding and Decoding, Number and Letter Series, Venn Diagram

  • Legal Aptitude 

Indian Constitution, Law of Torts, Legal Maxims, Indian Contract Act, Family Law, Important Landmarks, Supreme Court Judgments, Indian Penal Code, Legal fundamentals and terms, and much more


The Cut – off of AMU LLB Entrance Exam will be based on the applications received, No.of applicants appearing for the exam, No.of total seats, the difficulty level of the exam and previous year Cut-Off in the courses. 

Tips to crack AMU LLB Entrance Exam

  • Increase Speed: Manage your time properly; give an appropriate amount of time to each section. Try to improve your time by practicing as many online tests as possible. Youth4work provides online mock tests with a time limit attached to each question; this way one can learn to finish the entire exam within the time limit. 

  • Improve Accuracy: Whatever new concepts you learn; make it a habit of practicing them regularly so you do not forget key topics. Because you will not have enough time to prepare all the syllabus topics proficiently, so you must master those you are comfortable with. 

  • Use Time Intelligently: Studying in a stretch for hours can be tedious and hard and also not so good. Therefore, try to study several times in regular sessions during a day. This will make learning easy and fun, also you will have enough time to brush up the already studied topics in between intervals. 

  • Previous Years’ Papers: Try to get your hands on as many previous years’ question papers as you can. There is a certain type of question pattern you will find useful for your preparation and also get familiar with past exam paper trends. 

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