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CUET PG LLM Exam Pattern 2023

Author : Tanya Kaushal

Updated On : June 12, 2023


Reader's Digest - Curious about the CUET PG LLM Exam Pattern? Let's dive into the details and uncover what makes this exam unique. Get ready to unravel the CUET PG LLM marking schema, question types, weightage & structure of negative marks. 

Are you considering pursuing a postgraduate LLM program? Are you curious about the exam pattern for the CUET PG LLM entrance exam? Well, you've come to the right place! In this blog post, we will delve into the intriguing world of the CUET PG LLM Exam Pattern.

National Testing Agency releases the CUET LLM PG exam pattern for the examination along with the information brochure.

Understanding the exam pattern is crucial for effective preparation and maximizing your chances of success in the CUET PG LLM Exam.

So, let's dive in and uncover the key details of the CUET PG LLM Exam Pattern. Get ready to embark on a journey of discovery and exploration as we unravel the mysteries behind this important examination.

CUET PG LLM Exam Pattern Highlights

Refer to the table for the CUET PG LLM marking schema:

Conducting Body NTA (National Testing Agency)
Mode of the Exam Online
Sections in the CUET LLM PG Exam Part A: Aptitude-Specific section (25) Part B: Domain-Specific section (75)
Language of the Question Paper English and Hindi
Total Questions in the Exam 100 [Part A: 25 questions Part B: 75 questions]
Total Duration 2 Hours
Total Marks  400 Marks 
Marks for Correct Answer 4 Marks
Negative Marking for Wrong Answers 1 Marks

CUET PG LLM Exam Pattern

CUET PG LLM exam pattern has been notified on the information brochure released by the NTA earlier.

The selection process is going to consist of two rounds, a written exam and a counseling round. If you are also preparing for the examination, go through the CUET PG LLM exam pattern 2023 to prepare effectively. The following section has the highlights of the exam pattern of the CUET PG LLM.

  • The CUET PG LLM is going to be held in online mode.
  • The questions asked in the exam will be bilingual, i.e., English and Hindi. However, you have to attempt the paper in only one language only. 
  • The written exam has to be completed in a composite duration of 120 minutes only. 
Section Subjects Maximum Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Part A English Language, General Awareness, Mathematical Ability, & Analytical Skills 25 questions 100 marks 120 minutes
Part B Law [Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, International Law, Torts, Criminal Law] 75 questions 300 marks 

CUET PG LLM Exam Pattern Section Wise Details

THE CUET PG LLM exam pattern is divided into A and B. The first part will have 25 questions, wherein part B will account for 75 questions from domain-specific topics. 

Refer to the following table to get a quick idea of both the parts before commencing the preparations. CUET LLM Syllabus offers you the topics to be studied for the LLM exam. 

Section Subjects
Part A Language Comprehension/Verbal Ability General Awareness Mathematical/Quantitative ability Analytical Skills
Part B General principles of contracts, Indian Constitution, Law of Torts, Hindu Law, Indian Penal Code Contract - II Company Law Property Law Administrative Law Mohammedan law and Indian Succession Act Environment Law Labour Law Criminal law Jurisprudence Clinical Course International Law Human Rights Law Right to Information Act Banking Law Insurance Law Dispute resolution Taxation International Trade Law Women and Children Law

CUET PG LLM Marking Schema

As per the CUET PG exam pattern, the questions in the examination are going to be in the MCQ (multiple choice questions) format. This means the questions have more than four options, and one has to be chosen as the correct answer. 

This marking scheme has to be used to deduce the marks scored in the examination with the help of the answer key. Now, the marks scored in the CUET PG LLM exam are going to play a crucial role in deciding if they stand a chance of getting admission.

Hence, the agency has notified a detailed marking scheme for the question paper; check out the space to know more:

  • The authority will award 4 marks for the correct answer marked by the candidate.
  • In case any wrong answer is found in the exam, then 1 mark shall be deducted against it.
  • No marks shall be deducted if any question is left unanswered or has been marked for review.
  • In case the authorities find more than one option against any question to be correct, it will lead to awarding four marks.
  • If all options are correct against any question, it will lead to getting four marks.
  • If the authorities find any question or all the options wrong, then those who attempt that question shall be awarded four marks.

Top Universities Offering LLM Course

Per the exam information brochure, admission to the LLM course shall be offered by a total of 21 universities in the country. The brochure also states that admission shall be based on the merit scored in the entrance exam.

If you are able to qualify for the cut-off marks of a particular college, only then shall you be called for the counseling round.

  • Apex University
  • Central University Kashmir
  • Banaras Hindu University 
  • Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University
  • Sardar Patel University of Police, Security, and Criminal Justice, Jodhpur
  • Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwa Vidyalaya 
  • Central University Punjab
  • Central University South Bihar 
  • Central University Tamil Nadu
  • Central University Haryana
  • Tezpur University
  • Tripura University
  • Central University Kerala
  • Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar
  • Manipur University
  • Sikkim University
  • Central University Karnataka
  • Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Chattisgarh
  • Pondicherry University
  • North-Eastern Hill University
  • Dr Harisingh Gour Vishwa Vidyalaya 

Take a look at the other  CUET PG LLM Participating Colleges 2023 accepting the CUET PG scores. 

CUET PG Exam Pattern for Other Courses

NTA has announced the CUET PG exam pattern for all the eighty paper codes listed by them earlier in the information brochure. In order to give fair chances to all the different streams, the agency has devised three separate exam patterns.

The agency has prepared the CUET PG exam pattern on the basis of the basic subject related to a particular course. If you have applied for the exam and aspiring to appear for courses other than the LLM program. 

Then, check out the detailed exam pattern for all the courses below, along with the paper code.

CUET PG Exam Pattern Paper Code CUET PG Exam Pattern Details
CUET PG Exam Pattern 1 PGQP01 Part A: 25 MCQs from Language Comprehension/Verbal Ability Part B: 75 Domain-specific questions from Teaching Aptitude, Social Sciences, Mathematics & Science)
PGQP02 to PGQP07 PGQP09 to PGQP37 PGQP39 PGQP41 to PGQP59 PGQP61 to PGQ73 PGQP75 to PGQ77 Part A: 25 MCQs from Analytical Skills, Mathematical/Quantitative ability, Language Comprehension/Verbal Ability, and General Awareness. Part B: 75 MCQs from the Domain Knowledge. 
CUET PG Exam Pattern 2 PGQP08, PGQP74, and PGQP78  Part A: The first part shall have 25 Questions on Mathematical/Quantitative Ability, General Knowledge, and Language Comprehension/Verbal Ability. Part B: 75 questions from the Engineering domain chosen by the candidate.
PGQP60 Part A: The first part shall have 25 questions from Mathematical Ability, Logical Reasoning, and General Knowledge/Awareness. Part B: 75 Questions from the language chosen by the candidate in the application form.
CUET PG Exam Pattern 3 PGQP38 This paper code shall have 100 questions from Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning, Mathematical/ Quantitative Ability, and Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability.
PGQP40 This subject is going to have 100 questions from General Knowledge/ Awareness, Computer Basics, Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, and Logical Reasoning.

Check: CUET PG LLM Eligibility Criteria

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