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ALL ABOUT DELHI UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF LAW AT A GLANCE

ALL ABOUT DELHI UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF LAW AT A GLANCE

Diksha Sharma 15 MINUTES

Faculty of Law of DU is the time tested legal institution of par excellence. It is the national hub of legal studies. Since its inception in 1924, the department has been a leader producing many legal luminaries, Supreme Court and High Court judges, leading advocates, political leaders, policy makers and trend-setters in all walks of life.

The department is endowed with elitist alumni even though it is an egalitarian institute providing practically free legal education at a negligible cost. With the unparalleled expertise of faculty members, multicultural environment and its seat at the heart of national capital, the department attracts brilliant students from all over the country and abroad.

The department has more than 130 teachers and about 7000 students at present including LL.B., LL.M., and Ph.D. students but functions within limited resources. It is completely funded by national exchequer through UGC and HRD Ministry. The present intake for LLB students is 2400 students after OBC expansion.

DU LL.B. Course is three year law course. It is a Post-Graduate Degree Programme. Anyone having a recognized graduate degree with minimum qualifying marks can apply for this programme.

 

PLEASE REGISTER/LOGIN HERE TO APPLY

For admission to Postgraduate programs, register at https://pgadmission.uod.ac.in/ (Registration dates : April 06,2022 to May 15, 2022)

 

APPLICATION FEE

  • SC, ST, PwBD : Rs. 300/- (per programme)
  • UR, OBC and EWS : Rs. 750/- (per programme)

 

DU LLB IMPORTANT DATES 2022 (TENTATIVE)

Events Dates
Release of notification April 06, 2022
Commencement of registration process April 06, 2022
Last date to apply May 15, 2022
Admit card release date Last week of April 2022
DU LLB 2022 entrance exam First week of June 2022
Release of provisional answer key To be notified
Answer key release date To be notified
Declaration of DU LLB result 2022 To be notified
Commencement of counseling rounds To be notified

 

STUDY CENTRES

There are three law centres in Law Faculty. Their names are:

  1. Campus Law Centre (CLC),
  2. Law Centre - I (LC-I) and
  3. Law Centre II (LC-II).

 

ELIGIBILITY OF LL.B.

Course Requirements

  1. Graduate/Post Graduate Degree from the University of Delhi or any other Indian or Foreign University recognized as equivalent by the University of
  2. Candidates appearing in the qualifying degree examination are also eligible to appear in the B. Entrance Test.
  3. No candidate who has passed LL.B. course from any University shall be allowed to take
  4. No candidate on the rolls of LL.B. or ex-student of any University shall be allowed to take admission in the LL.B. course unless they get their admission

Marks Requirements

  1. For Unreserved Category and EWS Category candidates at least 50% marks or an equivalent grade point in the aggregate in the qualifying degree
  2. For OBC/CW/PwD Category Candidates at least 45% marks or an equivalent grade point in the aggregate in the qualifying degree
  3. For SC/ST Category candidates at least 40% marks or an equivalent grade point in the aggregate in the qualifying degree examination
  4. Rounding of a fraction of marks is not allowed.

There is no age bar to appear in the exam as per the order of Supreme Court of India. 

 

SEAT MATRIX

Programme College Entrance Total Seats
Total Seats UR SC ST OBC EWS
LL.B. Campus Law Centre (CLC) 962 390 144 72 260 96 962
Law Centre 1 (LC1) 963 390 144 72 260 97 963
Law Centre 2 (LC2) 963 390 145 72 260 96 963
TOTAL 2888 1170 433 216 780 289 2888

 

SYLLABUS OF LL.B

The Test Paper will consist of one question paper containing 100 objective-type questions with multiple choice answers relating to the following:

  • English Language Comprehension
  • Analytical Abilities
  • General Knowledge
  • Legal Awareness & Aptitude

 

PROCESS OF ADMISSION IN THE LL.B.

Delhi University offers admission to students on the basis of merit in the entrance exam. An entrance exam is conducted by the University and admission is granted on the basis of scores obtained in the entrance examination followed by counselling and seat allotment process.

 

HOW TO FILL DU LL.B. OR LL.M. APPLICATION FORM?

Candidates have to fill the application form of Delhi University's three-year LL.B. entrance exam as per the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Register online for DU LL.B. exam:

In order to fill the application form for DU LL.B. entrance exam, candidates need to register on the official website of the exam. Here, candidates need to provide details such as their name, date of birth, mobile number as well as email address (as and in the format asked) and thereafter click on the submit button. As soon as this is done, candidates are provided account login credentials for DU LL.B. exam on the email address provided by them.

Step 2: Fill details in DU LL.B. application form:

Next, aspirants need to login on the official website of DU LL.B. exam using their login ID and password. The application form contains the information provided by aspirants while creating the login ID. Thereafter, candidates need to fill the below- mentioned details in their DU LL.B. registration form:

  1. Candidate’s name
  2. Date of birth details
  3. Alternate mobile number
  4. Qualifying exam
  5. Gender
  6. Programme preference
  7. Test centre preference
  8. Educational qualification
  9. Year of passing
  10. College preference
  11. Address
  12. Details of parents/guardians

And other details as may be required. (The detailed information will be provided on thelink of the Registration Form itself)

Step 3: Upload documents:

Further, the candidates have to upload the scanned copies of their identity proof, photograph and signature as per the specifications below:

  1. Photograph
  2. Signature
  3. Identity Proof (Self-attested) (Aadhaar Card/ Driving License/ PAN Card/ Voter’s Identity Card/ Passport/ College Identity Card)
  4. Class 10th mark sheet/ Matriculation passing certificate
  5. Character Certificate (not older than six months on the date of admission);
  6. Degree Certificate (Provisional Certificate if applicable) of qualifying Degree examination;
  7. Disability Certificate in case of the candidates belonging to PwD Category.
  8. Valid Caste Certificate

Step 4: Pay DU LL.B. application fee:

To complete the application process of DU LL.B. entrance exam, candidates need to pay the application fee in online mode using either Credit Card, Debit Card or Net Banking. The application fee payable for the respective categories will be notified.

 

DOCUMENTS VERIFICATION 

Candidates are required to submit their original documents for physical verification at the respective Centre whenever the Centres reopen physically. The documents shall be returned after the verification.

 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  1. Admission Ticket of B./LL.M. Entrance Test, 2022;
  2. Age Certificate (High School/Matriculation);
  3. Character Certificate (not older than six months on the date of admission);
  4. Degree Certificate (Provisional Certificate, if applicable) of qualifyingDegree examination;
  5. Mark-sheet(s) of the qualifying Degree examination;
  6. Scheduled Caste/Tribe/EWS & OBC (non-creamy layer)/PwD/CW. Non-creamy layer certificate must be of the current financial year or as directed by the Admission Committee of the University of Delhi
  7. Eight passport size photographs.
  8. Printout of original registration form submitted for registration of admission of B. course.

Note: Any other document as notified on the University website.

 

LOCATION

DU Law Faculty is situated at the Chhatra Marg, North Campus, University of Delhi. Vishwavidyalya Metro station is a nearest metro station to Law Faculty and it is hardly 10 minutes walking distance from this metro station to Law Faculty

 

TIMINGS OF CLASSES

Law Centre II conducts its classes from 8 am to 2 pm. Campus Law Centre conducts its classes from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Law Centre I conducts its classes from 2 pm to 7:30 pm.

 

LIBRARY

Each Centre has its own library.

 

ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT TO APPEAR IN SEMESTER EXAMINATION

Students must have minimum of seventy percentage (70%) of attendance to be eligible for the semester examinations.

 

MOOT COURT SOCIETY AND LEGAL AID SOCIETY

Each Centre has its own Moot Court Society to hone the Mooting skills of its students. Each Law Centre also organizes its own Moot Court Competitions that are one among the best in this  country. Each law Centre also sends its teams of students to different Moot Court Competitions. Each Law Centre has its own functioning Legal Aid Society that undertakes many pro bono activities for the fulfillment of legal causes of the vulnerable sections of the society.

 

MEDIUM OF TEACHING

English is the official medium of teaching for LL.B. and LL.M. programmes. However, a student can also write examinations in Hindi medium.

 

HOSTEL FACILITIES

The hostel facilities are provided to the students according to their merit in entrance test and other rules and regulations of the University of Delhi. There are Eighteen (18) hostels for male and female students pursuing full-time post graduateand Research programs in the University. Students of LL.B., LL.M. (Two-Year Course), MCL and Ph.D. scholars are entitled to allocated number of the seats in the University hostels for Post-Graduate students of Delhi University on the basis of merit and as per the rules and procedure prescribed fromtime to time by the University and the hostel authorities. Information for the same may be obtained directly from the Provost of the concerned hostel. Detailed information is also available on the Hostel websites.

 

PROSPECTS OF A STUDENT STUDYING LL.B. FROM FACULTY OF LAW, DU

As a top ranking faculty, there are many opportunities awaiting a student studying LL.B. course of Faculty of Law. The faculty has produced legal luminaries in every field ranging from judiciary, academia, and politics to corporations both national and international. You will get to have firsthand experience of being a lawyer by participating in moot courts as all the three centres have brilliant moot court societies. You will be involved in clinical legal education or legal aid by volunteering as a para-legal and have opportunities to participate in conferences and seminars organized from time to time. Internships with lawyers, law firms or NGOs being compulsoryfor all students during vacations will help boost your chances for immediate employment right after completion of LL.B.

 

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UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

www.du.ac.in