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DU LLB 2018 Syllabus

Updated On - January 20th 2018

DU LLB Entrance Exam is a university level examination conducted to offer admissions into Law courses. The Faculty of Law, Delhi University holds the law entrance exam each year in offline mode. The conducting body will notify the official exam pattern and DU LLB syllabus shortly.

The application form for DU LLB 2018 will start in the last week of April 2018. DU LLB Exam will be held in late June 2018. There are 100 objective type questions to be completed in 2 hours duration. Check DU LLB Exam Pattern

The updated section wise syllabus is given below.

Highlights of DU LLB Exam Pattern

University of Delhi changed its exam pattern for the Bachelors of Law offered by the Faculty of Law and reduced the number of question from 175 to 100. It is expected that the Faculty of Law would use last year’s exam pattern in the upcoming test.

Exam ModeOffline
Total no. of questions100
Total marks400
Exam Duration120 minutes
No. of Parts2
Negative marks1 per incorrect answer


DU LLB 2018 Syllabus

The test comprises of English Language Comprehension, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Reasoning and Analytical Abilities, Legal Awareness and Aptitude. The topics mentioned are mostly of 10+2 level and the preparation should be based on the same. The section wise syllabus of DU LLB 2018:

Part 1 of DU LLB Syllabus

This part of the question paper is divided into four sub sections of English language, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and Logical Reasoning Ability. Sub Sections and their Topics

English Language and Comprehension

  • Jumbled words and sentences
  • Fill in the blanks by choosing the appropriate word 
  • Incorrect sentences 
  • Vocabulary 
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Idioms and phrases 
  • Tenses
  • Spot the error

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

  • Series
  • Blood Relations
  • Directions
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Analogy
  • Syllogism
  • Data Interpretation
  • Embedded Figure
  • Venn Diagram
  • Missing Character
  • Sets based on arrangements and cubes

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

  • Overview of Indian History and Geography 
  • Physical Geography, Science and Environment 
  • Important events regarding the area of the Indian Constitution or Justice system 
  • Important awards of the year in the fields of Sports, Science, Technology, Literature and Arts 
  • Major UN bodies and their functions 
  • Finance and Economy

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Percentage
  • Profit and Loss
  • Number System
  • Average
  • Algebra
  • Arithmetic and Geometric Progression
  • Probability
  • Linear Equation

Recommended Books:-

BookAuthor/ Publisher
Word Power Made EasyNorman Lewis
Objective General EnglishR. S. Aggarwal 
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsAbhijit Guha
Magical Book On Quicker MathsTyra
Model Approach to Logical ReasoningR.S. Agarwal
Analytical ReasoningM. K. Pandey 

Important tips to prepare for Part 1:

  • Brush up the basics of grammar to tackle the error detection questions and sentence correction.
  • Read Newspaper daily or watch the news to stay up to date with the affair of the country and the world.
  • Solve puzzles, Sudoku, riddles, etc. to get a hang of the Reasoning section.
  • Read books and online general awareness forums for static general knowledge.
  • For Mathematics, practice as many mock tests as possible.

Part 2: Aptitude and Legal Awareness

This section evaluates a candidate’s knowledge in the legal field. Aspirants must focus on the topics given below as they carry more weightage in the exam.

  • IPC and the CrPC
  • Torts
  • Vicarious Liability
  • Strict Liability
  • Law of Crimes
  • Contracts and Constitutional Law
  • International Law
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Awareness of current legal events
  • Questions based on reasoning and principle
  • Powers and functions of Executive, Judiciary and Legislature of India
Note: Indian Constitution, its structure, sections and schedules and Legal Awareness covering Constitutional Law and Polity were dropped from last year’s paper. Confirmation of the inclusion or exclusion of these topics will be updates as soon as DU releases the official notification.

Recommended Books:

BookAuthor/ Publisher
Delhi University Law Faculty LLB Entrance Test Solved Papers (2008-2016)Universal Publication
A Complete Self-Study Guide for LLB Entrance Exam 2018Arihant Publication
Guide to LLB and CLAT Entrance Exam 2017-18Universal Publication
Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning for the CLAT and LLB ExaminationsA.P Bharadwaj
SS Guide for LLB Entrance ExamAnand P. Mishra

Important tips to prepare for Part 2

  • No assumptions should be made.
  • The Principle is always right.
  • Strict Application of the principle to a given fact
  • Always pick the option that is closest to the principle.
  • This section requires speed and time management, especially the principle fact questions.
  • The legal fact and legal G.K questions can be attempted well by identifying and memorising important constitutional articles, landmark and recent judgments and new laws/amendments.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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