BHU LLB Exam Pattern 2021 - Marking Scheme, Exam Mode

BHU LLB Exam Pattern 2021 - Marking Scheme, Exam Mode

BHU LLB Exam Pattern 2021 - Banaras Hindu University (BHU) prescribes BHU LLB 2021 exam pattern for its law entrance exam. The exam pattern will outline the BHU LLB exam modalities, including the types of questions asked, marking scheme, mode of exam, etc.

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Candidates appearing in BHU LLB 2021 should be well versed with the pattern as it helps them make informed decisions regarding exam preparation. As per the BHU LLB exam pattern 2021, the exam is conducted in both online and offline mode with 150 MCQs which are asked from a given syllabus. The BHU LLB syllabus includes the subjects such as GK, current affairs, legal aptitude, metal ability etc. Read the complete article to know more about BHU LLB exam pattern 2021, syllabus, marking scheme and more.

BHU LLB 2021 Exam Pattern - Highlights



Mode of Exam

Offline and Online

Medium of Exam

English and Hindi

Duration (hours)


Number of Questions


Number of Topics


Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Total Marks


Marking Scheme

3 marks for 1 correct answer

-1 mark for 1 incorrect answer

0 marks for unattempted question

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BHU LLB Exam Pattern 2021 - Exam mode, Duration and Language

As per the exam pattern of BHU LLB 2021, candidates will have the option to choose the mode of examination. The test will be conducted in both online and offline mode depending upon the availability of the online exam centres. In offline mode, candidates will be given a question booklet and OMR sheet to record the answers while in online mode, candidates will have to sit and appear in the exam using the computer system. BHU LLB 2021 will be conducted in both Hindi and English languages. The test will be conducted for a duration of 2-hours, however, candidates will be required to report at least half an hour before the commencement of the test.

BHU LLB Exam Pattern 2021 - Questions and Marking Scheme

There will be a total of 150 questions in the test. All questions will be multiple-choice type and candidates will have to select one option out of four given options as their response.

BHU LLB Marking Scheme - As part of the marking scheme, each question carries 3 marks while each incorrect answer carries a penalty of 1 mark. The maximum marks in the BHU LLB exam are 450.

BHU LLB 2021 Syllabus

Along with the exam pattern, candidates should also be aware of the syllabus of BHU LLB. The university has prescribed a syllabus which consists of four sections as given below.

  1. General Awareness and Current Affairs

  2. Common Legal knowledge

  3. Aptitude and Mental ability

  4. Language Comprehension - English and Hindi

BHU LLB syllabus for General awareness and current affairs

  • History - Ancient, medieval, modern

  • Polity - Indian polity, Judiciary

  • Basic economics

  • Current affairs of national and international importance

BHU LLB syllabus for common legal knowledge

  • Law

  • Indian polity including Executive, Judiciary and Legislature,

  • Law prepositions with facts,

  • Constitution

  • Indian Penal Code (IPC)

  • Current legal issues

  • Important judgments

BHU LLB syllabus for Aptitude and Mental ability

  • Applying principles or rules.

  • Sets and statements

  • Puzzle

  • Blood relation

  • Series

  • Time and distance

  • Work, time and energy

  • Completing arguments, drawing well-supported conclusions,

  • Reasoning by analogy

Language comprehension

In this section, candidates will have the opportunity to select the preferred language. The language options will be Hindi and English. Candidates will be required to answer either the Hindi language set or the English language set but not both.

In this section questions will be asked from grammar, vocabulary, antonyms and synonyms, phrases etc. Candidates may prepare for this section by referring to the grammar books of Class 10th level.

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