BHU LLM Entrance PET Previous Question Papers PDF

The Faculty of Law, Banaras Hindu University – BHU has a luminous history of over 100 years. BHU itself is considered as one of the premier educational Institutions in India, which is also reflected in the fact that BHU consistently ranks as one of the top Universities in the NIRF, Outlook, India Today and other rankings and the BHU Law School (Faculty of Law) is a prominent feature of the university.

BHU LLM Programs

BHU offers three LL.M programs in two formats :

  • The One year LL.M Degree, spanning two semesters of study (LLM 1 year)
  • The Two year LL.M Degree, spanning four semesters of study (LLM 2 years)
  • The Two year LL.M. Degree with specialization in Human Rights & Duties Education (LLM HRDE, 2 years)


Admission to all the LL.M. & LL.M. HRDE programs in the BHU Faculty of Law will be made on the basis of merit in the BHU PET (Post-Graduate Entrance Test).

The Maximum intake for each academic year for the respective LLM programs is as below :
(i) LL.M. (2-year) – 38 students
(ii) LL.M. Course in Human Rights & Duties Education – 15 students
(iii) LL.M. (1-year) – 20 students

The basic eligibility for the LLM programs

3-Year LL.B. after Graduation under 10+2+3 pattern or five years LL.B. under 10+2+5 pattern recognised by the Bar Council of India, securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate in LL. B. Degree.

In the past, there have been different question papers for the BHU LLM entrance, based on the specific program applied for, however, the entrance test has now been simplified,  whereby there is just one question paper for all the three courses.

Due to the quality of the students, the reputation for educational excellence and academic rigor; BHU sees some of the best Law firms, Corporates,  NGOs and other Institutions recruiting students from this campus.

BHU LLM PET Entrance Test Old Question Papers & Previous Papers

If you are preparing for the BHU LLM PET Entrance Exam, solving as many relevant mock tests as possible is a key factor to cracking the selection process.  In addition, you should also review the previous question papers to understand how the questions are structured and the overall trends.

BHU has not published the official final answer keys for these papers. However, the questions from all these papers are covered in the database used for the LawMint Online BHU PET Mock Test and Model Papers series. (The question papers are not individually solved, but all the questions & their variations are included in our database.)

The BHU PET for LLM Admissions will be conducted in the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only. The CBT would be conducted in around 115 cities and towns across the country.

Format of the BHU PET LLM Entrance

There will be a Common Test for LL. M. (2-Yr 4- Semester)/ LL. M. (1-Yr 2- Semester) (Special Courses of Study) / LL. M. (Human Rights & Duties Education) (Special Courses of Study)

There will be one paper of 120 minutes duration carrying 360 marks containing 120 multiple-choice questions on the following topics :

  • Jurisprudence,
  • Constitutional Law,
  • Law of Contracts,
  • Law of Torts,
  • Law of Crimes,
  • Environmental Law,
  • Public International Law,
  • Indian Evidence Act,
  • Hindu Law and Muslim Law.

Evaluation & Selection through BHU LLM PET

There will be negative marking in the BHU LLM PET entrance test.

Three marks will be awarded for each correct answer while one mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

Unattempted question will be awarded zero mark.

Candidate will be selected for the LLM programs in order of merit on the basis of aggregate marks secured in the Entrance Test provided he/she fulfills the minimum eligibility criteria and minimum qualifying marks in the test.

The minimum qualifying marks for the BHU LLM Postgraduate Entrance Test has been fixed as 35% for General category and Other Backward Classes and 25% for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates.

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