DU LLB 2018 - The University of Delhi (DU) conducts DU LLB entrance test for admission to its 2310 LLB seats. DU LLB 2018 will be held in a paper-based mode and include 175 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). The duration of DU LLB 2018 entrance test is 2 hours and the questions will be based on four topics - Analytical Abilities, General Knowledges, English Language Comprehension and Legal Awareness & Aptitude. The notification of DU LLB entrance exam is expected to be announced in May while the application process will commence from June 2018. LLB Aspirants with at least 50% in their Bachelors degree from a recognised university can apply for DU law entrance exam. DU LLB 2018 result is expected to be announced in the first week of July and the scores will be accepted by the three law centres of the university - Campus Law Centre, Law Centre I and Law Centre II. Last year, around 25,000 LLB aspirants applied for the DU LLB entrance while more than 18,500 candidates appeared. Go through this article for complete details on DU LLB 2018, dates, eligibility criteria, application form, test centres, syllabus, cutoff and much more.
|Exam name||University of Delhi LLB entrance test|
|Conducting Body||University of Delhi|
|Commonly known as||DU LLB|
The complete list of DU LLB important dates will be available with the release of the exam notification. It is expected that the university will release the DU LLB notification in the second week of May 2018. Entrance Corner provides the list of tentative dates prepared on the basis of previous years timetable.
|S.No.||DU LLB events||DU LLB entrance dates|
|1.||Release of DU LLB notification||Second week of May 2018|
|2.||Availability of DU Law application form||Third week of June 2018|
|3.||Last date to submit DU LLB application form||Fourth week of June 2018|
|4.||DU LLB admit card||Last week of June 2018|
|5.||DU LLB exam date||First week of July 2018|
|6.||Release of DU LLB answer key||First week of July 2018|
|7.||Announcement of DU law entrance test result||First week of July 2018|
|8.||Release of DU LLB merit list||First week of July 2018|
|9.||DU LLB counselling rounds start||Second week of July 2018|
|10.||Conclusion of DU LLB counselling||Last week of September 2018|
Note: The above dates will be updated with the release of DU LLB 2018 notification.
It is important for aspirants to fulfill all the DU LLB eligibility norms in order to avoid disqualification at any stage of the admission rounds. DU LLB eligibility criteria are the required norms that candidates must fulfill. Applicants must note that the DU LLB entrance test eligibility norms will vary with the category of candidates. As per the orders of the Supreme Court of India, the age limit has been removed i.e. LLB aspirants from any age group can apply for the test. To apply for the test, aspirants must have a Bachelors or Masters degree. The minimum marks in the qualifying exam will vary according to the category of candidates. Check the table below to know about the eligibility norms of DU LLB 2018
|Category||Minimum qualifying marks|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC)||45%|
|Widows/Wards of ex-servicemen||45%|
|Wards of Serving Personnel||45%|
|Person with Disability (PwD)||45%|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||40%|
University of Delhi will release the law entrance test application form online and candidates can follow the steps provided below to apply -
After successfully submitting the DU LLB application form 2018, candidates can download it with the form number and QR code.
DU LLB will be held in exam centres located across various cities. Last year, the DU LLB exam centres were located across six cities. While filling the application form, applicants can select one DU LLB test city as per their preference. After the conclusion of the application process, the university will allot a DU LLB test centre based on the candidates city preference. The complete address of the test centre will be mentioned on the admit card. Aspirants are advised to select the test city carefully since they wont be able to make any changes regarding the city after completion of the application process.
Candidates who have successfully applied for the test within the last date will be issued the DU LLB admit card. Aspirants must note that the university wont be sending any hard copy of the admit card to their registered address via post or courier. DU LLB 2018 admit card is an important document and candidates must carry the same to the examination centre along with a photo ID. If candidates fail to carry the admit card of DU LLB or the ID card, then they wont be allowed to enter the exam hall and write the test. Also, after the conduct of the test, candidates are advised to keep the DU LLB admit card safe until the conclusion of the admission process.
As mentioned earlier, Delhi University will be conducting its LLB entrance test in a paper-based mode and there will be 175 MCQs. Each correct answer will carry 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong attempt. No marks will be added or deducted for unattempted questions. To complete the test, candidates will be allotted 2 hours. Aspirants are advised to go through the test pattern to become familiar with the structure of the test.
To start with the preparation, aspirants are advised to check the DU LLB syllabus. With the help of DU LLB 2018 syllabus, candidates will become aware of the topic and wont waste time on unnecessary topics. For DU LLB 2018, aspirants can start going through the following topics -
After going through the topics of syllabus, aspirants can check their preparation level by going practicing the DU LLB 2018 sample papers. Solving these DU LLB sample papers on a regular basis will help candidates to improve their preparation level. Based on the latest exam trend and syllabus, these DU LLB practice papers are being prepared. After solving each paper, students are advised to analyse their answers to know about the topics that need improvement.
On the day of the test, aspirants are advised to reach the DU LLB exam centres at least an hour before the test starts. The gates of the examination centre will be closed 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the test and no candidate will be allowed to enter the examination after the gates are closed. Also, candidates who fail to produce their DU LLB admit card and a photo ID will not be allowed to enter the test centre and write the exam. Candidates must avoid carrying any electronic device or unnecessary piece of paper to the examination hall.
Within 24 hours after the conduct of the test, University of Delhi will release the answer key of LLB entrance test. DU LLB answer key will be available online and candidates can crosscheck the keys with their answers. In case of any discrepancy in the answer key, test takers can raise an objection regarding within 48 hours from the time of uploading of the DU LLB answer keys.
Within a week or two after the conduct of DU LLB 2018, the result will be announced. The DU LLB result will be available online in a pdf format. DU LLB result will provide the candidates roll number, name, category, marks obtained in the test, category-wise and overall rank obtained.
After the announcement of the result, test takers can make a request to the university to obtain OMR response sheet copy. However, candidates are required to make the request within 7 days of the announcement of the result with a fee of Rs. 500.
Soon after the announcement of the result, DU will be releasing the merit list which will provide the list of candidates shortlisted for the counselling rounds. DU LLB merit list 2018 will provide the following details of candidates -
On the basis of various factors, the University of Delhi will be preparing the DU LLB cutoff 2018. Candidates appearing for the test must make sure that they secure the minimum DU LLB 2018 cut off scores to get shortlisted for the counselling rounds. The university will prepare the DU LLB cutoff scores for each counselling rounds. Aspirants must note that the cutoff will vary with the category of candidates. To know more about the previous years cutoff scores, check the table below -
|S.No.||Category||Marks obtained for closing rank||Closing rank|
|2.||Other Backward Class (OBC)||210||3102|
|3.||Scheduled Caste (SC)||180||5673|
|4.||Scheduled Tribe (ST)||139||9615|
Candidates whose names are in the merit list are required to visit the designated centres to participate in the counselling rounds. DU LLB counselling will be held offline i.e. the shortlisted candidates are required to visit the designated test centres along with the required documents. Failing to report to the counselling venue as per the schedule or unable produce the necessary documents will lead to cancellation of candidature.
University of Delhi will be allotting seats to its LLB programme on the basis of candidates score. However, on the day of counselling, candidates are required to be present at the venue as per the time and date along with all the necessary documents. Seats will be allotted only to those candidates who will fulfill all the DU LLB eligibility criteria and produce the necessary documents.
There are three law centres affiliated to the University of Delhi, that will be accepting DU LLB 2018 score. These centres are -