DU LLM: Your Gateway to Study Law in Delhi University

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Are you someone fascinated with the law profession and who aims to become a popular lawyer? Masters is always a great option as it helps to get specialization in the area of our interest. In-depth knowledge and skills help in future career goals. Delhi University is well known for its law courses and thousands of students appear for DU LLM. Read this blog on DU LLM for the latest updates, application form, eligibility, and much more!

Name of the Examination Delhi University Entrance Examination (DUET) for Master’s of Laws (LLM)
Organizing Body National Testing Agency (NTA) on behalf of DU
Website  http://nta.ac.in/
Level of Examination Entrance Examination
Exam Mode Online 
Application Mode Online
Courses Offered Masters in Law (2-year and 3-year LLM)
Seats offered 125 seats

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DU LLM is an entrance examination for the students aspiring to do their Master’s of Law (LLM) from the renowned Delhi university of India. LLM from DU is a two and three-year program. Candidates aspiring to pursue this degree will have to clear the DU LLM examination which is conducted offline.

DU LLM Important Dates 2021

The dates are not officially declared yet. Once an official notification is out, we will update it here as soon as possible. Stay connected with Leverage Edu for latest study updates. Here are the tentative dates for DU LLM 2021

Events  Tentative dates
Notification release July 15, 2021 
Beginning of the registration process July 15, 2021
Last date for application submission August 2021
Release of admit card August, 2021
DU LLM exams August- September 2021
Answer key To be notified
Results declaration To be notified
Counseling To be notified

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Covid – 19 Latest Updates

Regarding the DU LLM 2021, the application form will be released by the University by 15 July. Further details will be provided by the University in due course of time. Also due to the pandemic situation, the exams will be conducted online as directed by the National Testing Agency (NTA) who conducts the examination on behalf of Delhi University.


Wondering if you are eligible to appear for DU LLM? Here is the eligibility criteria to be fulfilled by every applicant:

  • 3-year LLB or 5-year LLB from a university recognized by the Delhi university is mandatory
  • At Least 50% aggregate marks are expected in graduation from the student
  • Relaxation is given to the students of the OBC/CW/PwD category and is eligible for DU LLM with an LLB score of 45%
  • SC and ST category candidates required to score at least 40% marks in their graduation

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Application Process

DU LLM 2021 application process has not started yet. Applications forms will be released mid-july. Here are the steps to register yourself :

  • Go to the admission portal of DUET-PG and registrar using your email ID and your contact number
  • After successful registration log in to your account, using your credentials and proceed with the application form
  • Fill the application form by entering the relevant details that are personal information, contact details, communication details, and other details
  • Upload a recent passport size photograph and a scanned signature as per the instructions
  • Submit the DU LLM 2021 application form fees and complete the application process

Click Here for DU LLM Application Form 2021

Application Fees

To complete the application process of DU LLM all applicants have to pay the required application fee. Here is the application fee of DU LLM:

Category Application Fees
General and OBC ₹750
SC/ST/EWS/PwD ₹300

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Reservation Details

Delhi University provides reserved seats for the weaker sections of the society as provided by the Constitution of India. The reservations are as follows:

Sections Reserved Seats
Scheduled Caste 15%
Scheduled Tribe 7.5%
Other backward classes 27%
Economically Weaker Section 10%

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Exam Pattern

The university has prescribed the details of the test structure or pattern. The DU LLM exam pattern informs about the number and type of questions asked in the test, marking scheme, test duration and other essential information related to the test. Here is the exam patter of DU LLM:

Mode of Examination Online
Type of Questions Multiple choice questions (MCQs)
Correct answer 4 marks
Negative marking 1 marks for every wrong answer
Duration 2 hours
Maximum marks 400
Unattempted questions No effect

DU LLM 2021 Syllabus

It is important that students are aware of the entrance exam syllabus before hand. It helps in preparation, building exam strategy etc. Check out the DU LLM 2021 Syllabus:

DU LLM Specialization

Apart from the regular subjects, Masters of Law comes with many optional courses for both 2 year and 3 year Programs. Here are the options provided by the University:

DU LLM 2 year Program

Term I

  • Law of International Organisation and Human Rights Corporate Management and Social Responsibility 
  • Intellectual and Industrial Property Laws-I 
  • Comparative Labour and Wage Law 
  • Criminal Justice and Human Rights 
  • Comparative Law of Marriage, Divorce and Civil Code 
  • Law of women and Child rights (modified)
  • Administrative Law and Regulatory Mechanisms 

Term II

  • Administrative Action and Judicial Review
  • Law of Air and Space 
  • Law of Corporate Finance and Securities Regulation
  • Competition and Consumer Protection Law
  •  Intellectual and Industrial Property Laws-II 
  • Insurance Law and Banking (New)
  • Cyber and Information Technology Law (New)
  • Corporate and White Collar Crimes 
  • Law of Torts and Disaster Management.
  • Law, Media, and Censorship

III Term

  • Interpretation and Drafting of Treaties and Legislations 
  • International Economic Law, Trade & Diplomacy 
  • Environmental Law.
  • Law of the Sea 
  • Tax Policies and Tax Reforms 
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice administration 
  • Laws of Inheritance and Succession

DU LLM 3-year Programme

Term I

  • Intellectual and Industrial Property Laws-II 
  • Insurance Law and Banking (new)
  • Cyber and Information Technology Law (new)
  • Corporate and White Collar Crimes 
  • Law of Torts and Disaster Management.

Term II

  • Interpretation and Drafting of Treaties and Legislations 
  • Environmental Law.
  • Tax Policies and Tax Reforms
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice administration
  • Laws of Inheritance and Succession 

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Participating Colleges

After clearing the DU LLM. Students are eligible for admission in three DU centers.  Following three colleges accept the DU LLM under the Delhi University:

  • Campus Law Centre – North Campus
  • Law Centre – 1 – North Campus
  • Law Centre – 2 – Atma Ram Sanatan Dharam College

DU LLM Admit Card

The National Testing Agency (NTA) on behalf of the university will be releasing the admit card for the entrance examination, a few weeks before the Examination date. The same will be available on the official website of NTA DUET. The admit card is the document that will give you entry to the examination hall. So Students are advised to keep a hard copy of the same very cautiously. The admit card will contain information such as the name of the candidate, roll no. and exam day instructions and centers. Students may follow the following process to download their admit card:

  • Go to the official website of NTA DUET
  • Use your registration ID and password to log in
  • Your admit card will be displayed after logging in successfully
  • Download the same and take a printout for further reference

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DU LLM Results

The National Testing Agency will soon release the results, just after the answer key is released. The results will be available on the official webpage of the University (Delhi University).  The DU LLM Results (Rank List) will carry the details of the students, and their marks. 

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Seat Matrix for DU LLM 2021

The seat Matrix as provided by the Delhi University for the intake of studentsis mentioned below:

Category 2 year LLB  3 Year LLB Total
Unreserved/General 27 24 51
Other backward class 18 16 34
Economically weaker sections 7 5 12
Scheduled Caste 10 9 19
Scheduled Tribe 5 4 9
Total 67 58 125

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