DU LLB Exam Pattern – Key Information, Syllabus, Preparation Tips

Faculty of Law, Delhi University prescribes the DU LLB exam pattern for the candidates seeking admission in its UG-level law programmes. Gaining an insight into the exam pattern of DUET (Delhi University Entrance Test) for LLB enables aspirants to prepare a foolproof preparation plan, exactly in accordance with the paper structure. 

As per the DU LLB exam pattern 2020, the DU Entrance Test for LLB shall be conducted in the English language. It will be a computer-based test comprising 100 multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Each question shall carry 4 marks and there will be a negative marking of 1 mark (each wrong answer). The duration of the test will be 120 minutes i.e. 2 hours. 

It is advisable to devise a preparation plan in sync with the exam pattern and syllabus of DU LLB entrance exam to inch closer towards success. Get all the information about DU LLB exam pattern 2020 along with a glimpse of the section-wise syllabus in this article further.

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DU LLB Exam Pattern – Highlights  

  1. National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) for LLB.
  2. However, the exam pattern of DUET for LLB is prescribed by Delhi University. 
  3. The question paper of DU LLB entrance test is divided into four sections – English Language Comprehension, Analytical Abilities, Legal Awareness & Aptitude and General Knowledge.
  4. Most number of questions in the DU LLB entrance test paper are based on different topics of ‘Legal Awareness & Aptitude’   
  5. The DU LLB entrance test holds the weightage of maximum 400 marks

DU LLB Exam Pattern – Key Information 

The key aspects of DUET for LLB exam pattern are jotted down in the table below:

Mode of Exam  Computer-based Test (CBT)
Language of Question Paper  English 
Duration of Exam  120 Minutes i.e. 2 Hours 
Number of Questions  100
Nature of Questions  Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total Marks  400
Marking Scheme +4 for each correct response 

-1 for each incorrect response 

  1. English Language Comprehension
  2. Analytical Abilities
  3. Legal Awareness & Aptitude
  4. General Knowledge

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DU LLB Exam Pattern – Points to Remember 

  1. Delhi University has not defined any sectional-weightage for the number of questions in each section of DU LLB entrance test question paper
  2. As per the previous years’ trends, the most questions are framed from ‘Legal Awareness & Aptitude’ section 
  3. Candidates can attempt this entrance test in English language only
  4. Every question has four options out of which examinees need to mark the correct answer as per their knowledge

DU LLB Syllabus – Section-wise Topics

Knowing about the syllabus of DUET for LLB is also necessary to churn out an ideal preparation strategy. The table below consists of the section-wise syllabus of DU LLB entrance exam. 

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Sections  Topics 
General Knowledge 
  • Outline of Indian Economy 
  • National Income of India 
  • Indian Tax Structure 
  • Major Industries in India
  • Banking & Finance
Legal Awareness & Aptitude 
  • Legal fundamentals and terms 
  • Legal Maxims and Important Landmarks 
  • Supreme Court Judgments
English Language Comprehensions 
  • Comprehension Passages 
  • Subject-Verb Agreement 
  • Noun 
  • Pronoun 
  • Adjective and Determinants 
  • Adverb
  • Active Passive Voice
Analytical Abilities 
  • Logical Puzzles 
  • Statement Conclusions Derivation of Conclusions 
  • Cause & Effect Reasoning 
  • Statements Assumptions and Statement Arguments 

DU LLB Entrance Test – Preparation Tips 

Candidates need to focus on holistic preparation to get an edge over their counterparts in this highly prestigious national-level entrance exam. Here are some advanced preparation tips based on the recommendations by experts and previous years’ toppers: 

  1. Become conversant with DU LLB exam pattern and syllabus before initiating your preparation strategy
  2. Practice online mock test for DU LLB test to develop a better understanding of the online exam interface and question paper structure
  3. Don’t let the procrastination hamper your day-to-day study plan 
  4. Devote time to each topic in accordance with your understanding and grip over the particular subject(s)
  5. Don’t hesitate in seeking help from your seniors or experts 
  6. Plan group studies with the students preparing for the same exam
  7. Read an authentic newspaper on a daily basis to remain updated with the latest happenings   

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DU LLB Exam Pattern – FAQs 

✔️ Does NTA decide the DU LLB exam pattern?

No. Although the National Testing Agency conducts the DU LLB entrance test, the exam pattern of this test is designed by Faculty of Law, Delhi University. In fact, this body of Delhi University also retains the right to amend the exam pattern.

✔️ What is the duration of DUET for LLB?

Candidates are allotted a duration of 2 hours i.e. 120 minutes wherein they need to answer a maximum of 100 questions.

✔️ What is the mode of DU LLB entrance test?

DU LLB entrance test is a computer-based test (CBT) i.e. online exam. You need just the basic knowledge of computer operations to take this test.

✔️ Is there any negative marking in the DU LLB entrance test?

Yes, 1 mark shall be deducted for each incorrect response. It is advised not to attempt questions on the basis of a wild guess.

✔️ When will the DU LLB entrance test 2020 be held?

NTA is yet to announce the exam date for DU LLB entrance test. It is expected to take place in August 2020. Candidates should keep visiting this page to get the latest information regarding the same.

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