Delhi University LLB Entrance Exam (DU LLB)


Delhi University LLB Entrance Exam (DU LLB) is a National Level Examination conducted by the National Test Agency (NTA) on behalf of the Delhi University, every year in the month of June. It is an Objective Type Question Examination conducted to shortlist candidates for the 3 years (six semesters) LL.B. Course offered at the Faculty of Law, Delhi University. The Faculty of Law runs through three centers within the same campus, namely, Campus Law Centre, Law Centre-I and Law Centre-II which offer about 2900 LL.B. seats in total. The Test is conducted in more than 18 cities in the country and at about 8 centers in Delhi/ NCR region.

Eligibility Criteria:

An applicant has to fulfill a set of standards to be eligible for admission to the Post Graduate Law Program offered by the varsity. Following are the main requirements set by the University:

1.  An applicant must have passed his/her graduation/post graduation from a recognized University/Board.

2.  A General Category applicant must have passed the qualifying examination with a minimum of 50% marks or an equivalent grade point in aggregate.

3.  An OBC (Other Backward Classes) applicant must have passed the qualifying examination with a minimum of 45% or an equivalent grade point in aggregate and for SC/ST category applicants the minimum requirement is 40% marks.

4.  Relaxation of 5% marks in the minimum eligibility set for general candidates will be permitted to widows/wards of ex-servicemen as prescribed and wards of serving personnel (CW) category who are in receipt of Gallantry Awards.

5.  Relaxation of up to 5% marks in the minimum eligibility set for general candidates will be permitted to the candidates belonging to the physically handicapped (PH) category.

6.  Age Limit: There is no upper age limit to apply for the DU LLB Entrance Examination.

How to Apply:

A candidate can follow the following steps to apply for the DU LLB Entrance Examination:

1.  Open the official Delhi University website.

2.  Registration: In this step, the candidate needs to register on the official website by providing the name, a valid phone number and, an email address.

3.  Filling of applicant details: Here the candidate needs to provide relevant personal details like name, qualification, address, Aadhaar card number, and other details correctly. After this, the candidate has to pay the applicable examination fee through any online payment modes- Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking.

This is how a candidate can successfully apply for this examination.

Syllabus & Exam Pattern:

The DU LLB Entrance Examination is an assessment of the aptitude level of the law aspirant through the following five sections:

·         Legal Aptitude

·         General Knowledge & Current Affairs

·         Logical & Analytical Reasoning

·         Elementary Mathematics

·         English

There are in total 100 Multiple Choice Questions each carrying 4 marks. The paper thus consists of 400 marks for which 120 minutes (2 Hours) are allotted to a candidate. For each correct answer, +4 Marks are awarded while -1 is awarded for each incorrect answer.

How to Prepare for DU LLB Entrance:

Excelling in such a National Level Entrance Examination is a hard nut to crack but following the right path and doing proper planning can prove to be really helpful in achieving success. One can consider the following points while preparing for DU LLB Entrance:

  • The first and the foremost step while preparing for any national level examination is to be thorough with its syllabus and exam pattern.
  • After knowing the syllabus, one must do a proper in-depth analysis of the syllabus and then start preparing for the examination in a systematic Subject-wise manner.
  • Making a proper plan and To-Do List can also help in preparing efficiently and effectively for the examination.
  • One must also give plenty of mock tests as practicing Mock tests would certainly help the student to know about the level of his preparation and also make him familiar with the Exam pattern. After giving these mock tests, a thorough analysis of each mock test is very important to help a candidate determine his weak points, so that he can learn from his mistakes and make improvements.
  • A candidate should not leave any section and must know the crust of all the sections.
  • Keeping a positive mindset is very important as such National Entrance Examinations come in with a lot of pressure and stress. It is important to think positively and also take little breaks while studying for the examination.

Books to Refer For DU LLB Entrance Examination:

One can find a lot of books in the market for preparing but choosing the right one becomes an important task as books and notes play a vital role in the preparation. Following books can be referred for preparing for the DU LLB Entrance Examination:

1. English:

  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
  • Objective General English by R.S.Aggarwal

2. Mathematics:

  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination by R.S.Aggarwal
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exam 6th Edition by Abhijit Guha

3. Legal Aptitude:

  • Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning: For the CLAT and LLB Entrance Examinations.
  • Previous Year  papers

4. Logical Reasoning:

  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
  • A new approach to Reasoning by Arihant

5. General Knowledge:

  • Manorama Year Book 2017 (English) by Maamen Mathew
  • Quick Reference General Knowledge by Edgar Thorpe

Other than these, the aspirants must also solve Previous Years Papers. They can also consider buying Coaching Institutes Study materials and test series.

All the very best for your preparation!!