Delhi University (DU), also known as University of Delhi, is the leading university situated in the capital of India, New Delhi. It is the most renowned institution for pursuing higher studies. DU offers admission to various postgraduate courses via conducting entrance test. This year (2018), DU will conduct entrance test for admissions to the LLM (Master of Laws) two/ three years programmes.
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Students who want to get enrolled must fill up the application form which is scheduled to release in the 1st week of June 2018. Three law schools affiliated to the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi will offer a total of 54 seats in the LLM two/ three years programme. To know more, read below.
Important Dates Regarding DU LLM Entrance Exam 2018
The official examination conducting authority has not released the dates for the significant activities of the DU LLM Entrance Exam 2018 session till date. However, the tentative dates based on previous year data has been provided in the table below:
|S. No||Events||Dates (tentative)|
|1.||Release of online application form||1st week of June 2018|
|2.||Last date of application submission||2nd week of June 2018|
|3.||Availability of Hall Ticket||3rd week of June 2018|
|4.||DU LLM Entrance Exam 2018||Last week of June 2018|
|5.||Declaration of Result||Last week of June 2018|
|6.||Counselling starts from||First week of July 2018|
DU LLM Eligibility Criteria 2018
The DU LLM Eligibility Criteria 2018 comprises of the conditions that graduate/postgraduate law students applying to the LLM course offered by the University of Delhi’s Faculty of Law will have to fulfil to apply for the entrance test. The Eligibility Criteria of DU LLM 2018 will specify the minimum marks and qualifications required from candidates to apply for the DU LLM 2018 Entrance Examination providing admissions to the two/ three yrs postgraduate law programme.
|1.||Academic qualification||For general category and Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates, a three-year/five-year LL.B. Degree from the University of Delhi or any other Indian or Foreign University recognized as equivalent by the University of Delhi with at least 50% (45% for ST/SC) marks or an equivalent grade point in the aggregate. However, the cutoff marks for admission of OBC candidates shall be up to 10% less than the marks notified for general candidates in the Entrance Test.|
|2.||Age Criteria||There is no age criteria|
DU LLM Application Form 2018
The Application Form for DU LLM 2018 will release tentatively in the 1st week June 2018. The registration fee will have to be made by candidates in online mode only. Link to apply for DU LLM Application Form will be provided here once it gets released. Candidates are required to fill the DU LLM 2018 Application Form as per the steps are given below and enter only the correct information.
To fill in the application form, follow the steps given below:-
Step 1: Click on the link given above. The link will be provided here once it gets available.
Step 2: Read the instruction carefully and click on “Apply Now” option.
Step 3: Create a “login ID” and “password” by registering yourself.
Step 4: Fill in the application form by entering the personal details and academic qualification.
Step 5: Payment of application fee in online mode only. (500 for General/ OBC and 250 for SC/STPwD).
Step 6: Finally, submit the application form.
Step 7: Download the application form and take the printout of the same for future use.
DU LLM Admit Card 2018
Admit Card of DU LLM 2018 will be available for downloading in online mode from the third week of June 2018 onwards. Candidates can download a copy of their Hall Ticket by clicking on the link given above. The applicants must take there admit card to the respective exam centre otherwise they will not be allowed to appear for the DU LLM 2018 Entrance Examination.
DU LLM Exam Pattern and syllabus 2018
The question paper of DU LLM Exam 2018 will consist of 175 MCQ questions. The time to complete the test will be 120 mins. Candidates are advised to be well acquainted with DU LLM Exam 2018 exam pattern in order to make the preparation more effective. Candidates can refer to the following table to get complete information about DU LLM Exam 2018 exam pattern:-
|2.||Mode of Exam||Offline (pen-paper based)|
|3.||Medium of Question paper||English|
|4.||Duration of Exam||2 hrs (120 minute)|
|5.||Number of questions||175|
|7.||Marking scheme||4 marks will be awarded for each correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for wrong answer.|
|8.||Topics||1. Constitutional Law of India
3. Law of Contracts and Sale of Goods
4. Law of Torts and Consumer Protection
5. Family Law
6. Public International Law
7. Criminal Law
8. Company law and Partnership
9. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Cyber 10. Law, Environment Law
11. Contemporary Legal Issues
DU LLM Exam Centres 2018
The DU LLM 2018 entrance test will be held in the six different places across India. Candidate needs to select the exam centre as per their choice during application form filling. Candidates will be able to see the exam centre opted in their DU LLM 2018 Admit Card. They should ensure that they report on time at the correct venue on the date of the DU LLM 2018 Entrance Exam. The exam centre for the exam is provided below
DU LLM Answer Key 2018
The Answer Key for DU LLM 2018 will be released by the University of Delhi in an online mode within two days after exam being held. The DU LLM 2018 Answer Key is expected to be made available by the last week of June 2018. The candidates who took the exam can check and tally their response marked with the answer key. They can also analyze the score of the test with the help of answer key. As per the exam pattern, the Answer Key will also be made available in form of an OMR Answer Sheet.
DU LLM Result 2018
The DU LLM 2018 Result will be declared by the Faculty of Law, the University of Delhi in online mode by the end of June 2018. Candidates will be able to check their results by clicking on the link given above. Link to check the result will be provided here once it gets released. To check the result, the candidate needs to enter the registration number and password.
DU LLM Cut Off 2018
The cut-off is the minimum qualifying marks that are required to obtain by the candidate in order to get eligible for counselling. The candidate who manages to obtain more than equal to the cut-off marks, only they are eligible to participate in the subsequent rounds. The official examination authority determines the cut-off based on the factors mentioned below:
- The number of candidates took the DU LLM 2018 Exam.
- Highest and lowest marks obtained by the candidate.
- Seat intake by the school of law
DU LLM Merit List 2018
The Merit List for DU LLM 2018 will be issued by the University of Delhi after the DU LLM 2018 cut-off is declared. The Merit List will display the name of the shortlisted candidates on the basis of the marks scored by them. Candidates will have to attend Counselling on the basis of the rank obtained in the DU LLM Merit List/Rank Card.
DU LLM Participating Institutes 2018
There is three law school affiliated with the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. All of these law centres are located in New Delhi itself. Candidates will be allowed either of these institutes or can choose between the three on the basis of their DU LLM Rank at the time of counselling for DU LLM 2018.
DU LLM Counselling 2018
The counselling will be conducted based on merit list. The candidate will be allotted seats based on the rank obtained in the merit list. The counselling schedule will be uploaded to the website. The shortlisted candidates are required to report at the counselling venue in person along with the set of certificates and document for verification. Candidates who do not attend DU LLM Counselling or do not bring the required set of documents will be considered ineligible for admissions.
DU LLM Seat Allotment 2018
The Faculty of Law, University of Delhi will allot seats for postgraduate LLM programmes at the three participating law schools. Candidates will be allotted seats on the basis of their merit and reporting for the counselling. The candidates who have been allotted seats are required to report at the respective institute and pay the admission fee to book the seat. Otherwise, the seat will be granted to the next deserving candidates.
DU LLM Seats reservation 2018
The Faculty of Law, University of Delhi has reserved the certain number of seats for the reserved category candidates. The authority will publish separate cut-off marks those candidates who belong to the scheduled caste, scheduled tribe and person with disability. The reservation for the DU LLM 2018 seats will be done on the basis of the rules and regulations on reserved categories as prescribed by the Bar Council of India (BCI), University Grants Commission (UGC) and Government of India.
The category and percentage of reservation are provided in the table given below
|S. No||Category||Percentage of seat reserved|
|1.||Ex-servicemen/serving personnel (CW)||Relaxation of 5% marks in the minimum eligibility prescribed for general candidates will be allowed to widows/wards of ex-servicemen/serving personnel (CW) category.|
|2.||physically handicapped (PH)||Relaxation of up to 5% marks in the minimum eligibility prescribed for general candidates will be allowed to the candidates belonging to physically handicapped (PH) category on the recommendations of the Medical Board as per the prescribed procedure.|
|3.||OBC||Relaxation of 5% marks in the minimum eligibility prescribed for general candidates will be allowed to Other Backward Classes (OBC) category. (In compliance of the judgment of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in P.V. Indiresan v. Union of India and Others).|
|4.||Defence Personnel||Relaxation of 5% marks in the minimum eligibility prescribed for general candidates will be allowed to widows/wards of defence personnel (CW) category.|
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