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In this article, we have dealt with all the important questions that students usually ask about JMI BA LLB – the exam pattern, the questions, the syllabus, the marks, the time for the exam, the type of questions etc.
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JMI BA LLB Overview

JMI BA LLB Entrance Exam is the undergraduate law entrance exam that provides you admissions to the 5-year law programmes in Jamia Millia Islamia. The University has a five year integrated undergraduate law programmes that includes BA LLB.

Eligibility for JMI BA LLB Overview

  • Candidates who have cleared class 12th by following 10+2 pattern of education or its equivalent in any discipline and secured not less than 50% marks in aggregate are eligible.
  • Candidates not completing the age of 21 year as on 1st July of year of admissions are permitted to apply.

Pattern of JMI BA LLB (Under-graduate Programme) 

  • Every year the online application begins from the april.
Exam Description
Total Marks 150
Number of multiple-choice questions of one mark each 150
Duration of Examination Two hours (02:00 hours)


Subject areas with Weightage
Legal language English including Comprehension 30 Marks
Current Affairs 30 Marks
Legal Aptitude/Legal Reasoning 40 Marks
General Studies 40 Marks
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) 10 Marks

Note: There shall be a system of Negative Marking wherein 0.25 marks will be deducted for each of the wrong answer.

Sunject Areas of  JMI BA LLB

1. English including comprehension

The English section will test the candidates’ proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be questioned on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein etc. The grammar section requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc.

2. General Knowledge and Currents Affairs

The candidates will be tested on their general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test candidates on their knowledge of current affairs (broadly defined as matters featuring in the mainstream media between March 2015 to April 2016)

3. Mathematics

This section will test candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e. maths taught up to Class XII.

4. Legal Aptitude

This section will test candidate’s interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem solving abilities. Questions will be framed with the help of legal propositions (described in the paper), and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be “true” in the real sense (e.g. the legal proposition may be that any person who speaks in a movie hall and disturbs others that are watching the movie will be banned from entering any movie theater across India for one year). Candidates will have to assume the “truth” of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.

5. Logical Reasoning

The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It will include a wide variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.


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