JMI BA LLB 2020: Updated Details On Exam Date, Pattern, Eligibility, Marking Scheme, Syllabus And Suggested Books



Jamia Milia Islamia offers a 5 year undergraduate BA LLB course for students who want to pursue law as a career option. Students must have passed 10+2 examinations before applying for JMI BA LLB.

Conducting body: Jamia Millia Islamia University
Mode of exam: Offline
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Duration of exam: 120 minutes
Exam category: National level

JMI BA LLB 2020 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate should have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognized Board with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
  • General category candidates must not be more than 20 years while reserved category candidates such as SC, ST, OBC must not be more 22 years till July 1, 2020.
  • Candidates belonging to the reserved category can acquire seats under the reserved category quota.

Muslim applicants: 30%
Muslim women applicants: 10%
Muslim OBC/ST applicants: 10%
Applicants with disabilities: 3%
Internal (Jamia Millia) students: 5%
Kashmiri migrants: 1 seat
Candidates from Jammu and Kashmir: 1 seat
Foreign candidates (general): 10%
ICCR sponsored candidates: 5%
NRI students: 5%
Foreign passport holding student: 10%

JMI BA LLB 2020 Exam Pattern

JMI BA LLB 2020 will comprise five sections. The questions asked from each section differ and hence the weightage may vary. The question paper of JMI BA LLB 2020 will encompass questions from the 10+2 level.

  • There are 150 multiple choice questions which must be attempted in 2 hours’ time.
  • Applying candidates will have to attempt JMI BA LLB 2020 in the English language only.
  • The candidates shall be tested on the basis of subjects such as Legal language English including Comprehension, Current Affairs, Legal Aptitude/Legal Reasoning, General Studies, Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability).
  • Each question will carry 1 mark while negative marking is also applicable in this exam.
           Name of Subject                               Number of Questions                         Marks
Legal language English                                                30                                             30
Including Comprehension
General Knowledge and Current Affairs                       30                                             30
Legal Aptitude / Legal Reasoning                                 40                                             40
General Studies                                                            40                                             40
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)                10                                             10

JMI BA LLB 2020 Marking Scheme

The marking scheme for JMI BA LLB 2020 is as follows:

  • Each correct answer carries one mark.
  • And there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks.
  • There will be no marks allotted or deducted for an unanswered question.

JMI BA LLB 2020 Important Dates

It is important to know the scheduled dates related to the examination so that candidates may apply and appear on time. Note that these are tentative dates and are subject to change.

Online Registration Start: 21 February 2020

Online Registration Last Date: 14 September 2020

Issue of Admit Card: 5 October 2020

Date of Exam: 10 October 2020

JMI BA LLB 2020 Syllabus

Legal Language English Including Comprehension

  1. Vocabulary
  2. Synonym
  3. Antonym
  4. Grammar and sentence correction
  5. Idiom phrases
  6. Sentence improvement
  7. Common errors
  8. Reading comprehension

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

  1. Last 3 to 4 months of Current Affairs
  2. BRICS summit
  3. ASIA summit
  4. G20 SUMMIT
  5. Olympics
  6. Demonetization
  7. Noble prizes
  8. Amendment in FDI policy
  9. GST
  10. Under 17 FIFA world cup
  11. World Yoga Day
  12. China Pakistan Corridor

Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning

  1. Basic Concepts and Atomic Structure
  2. Legal Principle relating to Laws of Contracts
  3. Legal Principle relating to Laws of Crimes
  4. Legal Principle relating to Laws of Family
  5. General Principle of Law
  6. Logical Sequencing
  7. Analogies
  8. Visual and non-verbal reasoning

General Studies

  1. Indian Polity
  2. History
  3. Geography
  4. Social science
  5. General science

Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)

  1. Percentage
  2. Profit and loss
  3. Compound interest
  4. Simple interest
  5. Ratio and proportion
  6. Simple equation
  7. Time and distance
  8. Numbers and series

JMI BA LLB 2020 Reference Books List

There are basically three main subjects used in JMI BA LLB 2020 i.e. Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry which will need to be rigorously followed for the preparation of the entrance exam.

SUBJECT                                                                    BOOK NAME               AUTHOR
1.Legal Language English Including Comprehension       General English              Lucents
2.General Knowledge and Current Affairs                       Current Affairs                Disha
3.Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning                       Verbal and Non-Verbal      RS Agarwal
4.General Studies                                                   Universal Guide to LLB       SS Guide
5.Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)          Quantitative Aptitude        RS Agarwal

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