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DU LLB 2022: Don’t Miss Out on Everything You Need To Know

The Faculty of Law, DU is all set to conduct its admission process for entrance to DU LLB 2022 and has already released its application forms. Read the full article for an exhaustive overview of DU LLB 2022.

What is DU LLB?

DU LLB is a full-time three-year law program extended by the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. An aspirant must possess a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university to pursue law from DU.

Admission to the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi is facilitated through an entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency on behalf of the University. It is a common entrance test for admission to all three centres of the Faculty of Law, DU i.e. Campus Law Centre, Law Centre-I & Law Centre-II. It is conducted in around 18 cities across India. Read the entire article for more details on the DU LLB program.

Overview of DU LLB

The University of Delhi’s Faculty of Law is a well-established legal institution, which has produced many notable luminaries like Supreme Court and High Court justices, leading advocates, political leaders, and policymakers, since its foundation in 1924. Though it is an esteemed and prestigious legal institution, it provides affordable legal education at a low cost.

Here’s an overview of the highlights of DU LLB.

AccreditationAccredited ‘A+’ Grade with a Score of 3.28 by NAAC
Degree TypeThree-Year Full-Time Post-Graduate Degree Course
Admission ProcessMerit-Based on Entrance Exam
Fee StructureApproximately 35k for three years including tuition, library, and development costs. 
The Official Website for the Faculty of Law, DU
DU LLB Highlights

DU LLB Entrance Exam 2022 Exam Dates

The University of Delhi has started accepting online applications for the entrance examination 2022 for admission to its full-time three-year LLB program. A student is advised to check the official site and bulletin information for regular updates.

However, here’s an overview of the important dates for the DU LLB Entrance Exam 2022.

EventTentative Date
Release of DU LLB 2022 Entrance Exam Form 6th April 2022 (Midnight)
Last Date Of Submission for DU LLB 2022 Entrance Exam Form15th May 2022
Release Date for Admit Card to DU LLB 2022 Entrance ExamTo be notified
DU LLB Entrance Exam 2022 DateTo be notified (Tentative date – first week of June)
Release Date for Provisional Answer Key For DU LLB 2022To be notified
Last Date for Filing Objections to Provisional Answer Key To be notified
Date of Declaration of DU LLB 2022 ResultsTo be notified
First Round of DU LLB 2022 CounsellingTo be notified
Tentative Dates for DU LLB 2022

DU LLB Entrance Exam 2022 Seats

The number of seats available in the LLB program is presently 2,888. Here’s a break-up of the total number of seats among the three centres of the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi.

Centre of Faculty of LawSeats
Campus Law Centre (CLC)963
Law Centre-I (LC-I) 962
Law Centre-II (LC-II)963
Seat Matrix of DU LLB

DU LLB Entrance Exam 2022 Eligibility

The following enumerates the minimum educational, marks/grade, and age requirements to fulfill the eligibility criteria for admission to DU LLB.  

Educational Requirements 

  • Candidates must hold a graduate or postgraduate degree from the University of Delhi or a recognized Indian or foreign university.
  • Candidates who are currently enrolled in an LLB program or who are former students of any university would be ineligible for admission. (Before applying for DU LLB 2022, they must terminate their existing admission.)
  • Candidates who are yet to take their qualifying degree final exams will be able to sit the DU LLB 2022 exam. They will, however, be required to present relevant documents at the time of entry.

Minimum Overall Percentage Required 

  • 50% – Unreserved, 
  • 40% – SC/ST 
  • 45% – OBC/PWD/CW
  • Note – The rounding of fractions is not considered.

Age Requirements

To qualify for DU LLB 2022, candidates must be at least 20 years old (graduate or appearing in final exams). However, there is no maximum age limit for taking the admission exam.

DU LLB Entrance Exam 2022 Application Form

How to Apply 

Candidates can apply for the DU LLB entrance exam 2022 in online mode by following the steps outlined below:

  1. Go to to access the link to the DU LLB 2022 application.
  2. Click on ‘New User Registration on the registration/login’ to start the application process for the DU LLB 2022 test.
  3. For registration, provide your information such as their name, gender, email address, category, phone number, university, qualifying examination, state of residence, parents’ information, and COVID immunization records.
  4. Proceed to your registered email ID or text messages on mobile for OTP verification after registering, and then log in with your registered ID and password.
  5. You can apply for the LLB program – by filling out the application form. Then click on “Submit Profile” once you’re done entering your details.
  6. Click on “Save Application” and double-check all the information you’ve entered in the form.
  7. Click on “Pay Fee” and make the online payment through various available options like UPI, Net Banking, or Debit/Credit Card.

Document Specifications

As soon as you log in, your personal details will be pre-filled. The documents and images that need to be attached are illustrated below with specifications:

DocumentsSpecificationsMinimum Size
Passport-sized photographFile Resolution: 100px X 130px in JPEG/JPG/PNG50KB
Scanned Signature File Resolution: 140px X 60px in JPEG/JPG/PNG50 KB
ID ProofAadhar Card
Driving License
PAN Card
Voter’s Identity Card
(Any of the above)
Class Xth Certificate (To prove Date of Birth)Self-Attested
Class XIIth Mark SheetSelf-Attested
Graduation Mark Sheet & CertificateSelf-Attested
Caste Certificate Self-Attested
PwBD CertificateSelf-Attested
CW Certificate Self-Attested
Documents Requirements and Specifications for DU LLB 2022

Application Fees Payment

Fee payment for DU LLB Entrance 2022 is specified according to the category as under 

CategoryFee in INR
General, EWS & OBC750
DU LLB Entrance Exam 2022 Fee

DU LLB Entrance Exam 2022 Admit Card

The DU LLB 2022 Admit Card can be retrieved from the NTA official website. Candidates can get their DU LLB 2022 Admit Card by providing information like their application form number and birthdate (DOB). Only applicants who have registered for DU LLB 2022 will be able to access the Admit Card.

Candidates must examine the details on the Admit Card after downloading it, and if there are any problems, they must immediately notify the admission office.

The Admit Card will not be sent by mail or courier to any candidates. It is recommended that candidates print at least two copies of the Admit Card for ease of reference.


DU LLB Entrance Exam 2022 Exam Centre 

As of 2021, the DU LLB exam was held in 18 different cities. They have been tabulated below: 

Delhi (NCR)GuwahatiHyderabad
DU LLB Entrance Exam 2022 Centres

DU LLB 2022 Entrance Exam Pattern 

The DU LLB Entrance Exam 2022 will be held in online mode. According to the DU LLB exam pattern 2022, candidates will be tested on 4 areas i.e. Analytical Abilities, English Language and Comprehension, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, and Legal Awareness and Aptitude. 

Candidates will be tested on 100 questions carrying 4 marks each.

Each incorrect answer will result in a negative marking of one mark. So, instead of attempting every question, candidates must concentrate on accuracy.

The Exam Pattern is summarised below: 

Mode of ExamOnline Mode
Duration of Exam 120 Minutes
Exam TypeObjective (MCQ)
Total No. of Questions100
Total Marks for Every Question4 marks
Negative Marking1 mark
DU LLB Entrance Exam 2022 Pattern

DU LLB 2022 Entrance Exam Syllabus

The entrance exam topics for DU LLB 2022 with specifications are tabulated as follows: 

English Language ComprehensionUnseen Passages 
Spell Checks
Sentence and Word Correction
Jumbled Words
Prepositions and Conjunctions
Fill in the Blanks (Suitable Articles)
One Word Substitute
Jumbled Sentences
General Knowledge and Current AffairsRecent Developments in India and the World 
Static GK of India and the World
Legal Awareness and Aptitude Jurisprudence
Family Law 
Criminal Law
Law of Torts
Law of Contracts 
Public International Law
Constitutional Law 
Analytical Abilities Statement and Assumptions
Statement and Arguments
Coding and Decoding
Number Test
Direction and Distance Test
Blood Relationships
Statement and Conclusions
Statement and Actions
DU LLB 2022 Entrance Exam Syllabus

DU LLB Entrance Exam 2022 Answer Key

Candidates will be able to determine probable scores by comparing their answers to those in the provisional key. There is also the option of contesting the provisional DU LLB answer key; any complaints to the provisional keys must be filed before the deadline.

After that, after taking into account all of the candidates’ complaints, a final and official DU LLB 2022 answer key will be provided by the National Testing Agency (NTA) which will include the official answers to all of the exam’s questions. Candidates are not permitted to object to this final answer key.

How to Download?

Follow these steps to download the DU LLB Entrance Exam Answer Key.

  1. Access the official website of the National Testing Agency as displayed above.
  2. A window for logging in will appear.
  3. Enter the number of your application form and your date of birth.
  4. Select ‘View Interim Answer Keys’ from the drop-down menu.
  5. The answer key for the DU LLB exam will be shown on the screen.
  6. Access and download the exam answer key.

How to File Objections?

If the applicant discovers a discrepancy in the answer keys, he or she may dispute the key for a charge of INR 200 for every objection. The steps for filing an objection are outlined below.

  1. Click on the official link.
  2. Enter your application number and birthdate to log in.
  3. The tab for filing objections can be found here.
  4. Select it by clicking on it.
  5. Then choose option ID and the correct option of the challenged question 
  6. Mention a reason for your correct answer selection.
  7. Fill out the form and submit it.

DU LLB Entrance Exam 2022 Result

After a few days post the exam, the NTA will disclose the results of the DU LLB 2022 entrance exam. Aspirants can check their DU LLB 2022 results online by entering their login credentials in their registered accounts. Candidates can see the list of DU LLB 2022 results and search for their names.  

The result card will contain the information pertaining to the marks attained and the qualifying position of the aspirant along with their name, roll number, father’s name, and registration number, in addition to their scores. 

Candidates should print their results for future reference. If there is a problem with the scorecard, aspirants should report it to the appropriate authority.

DU LLB Entrance Exam 2022 Counselling

The DU LLB Exam conducting body will release the DU LLB 2022 counseling date on the official web portal. Candidates who meet the DU LLB 2022 exam cutoff are eligible to participate in the Faculty of Law’s counseling process. 

Registration, Verification of documents, and payment of fees form part of the counseling process. Multiple rounds of counseling may be conducted with only a certain set of ranks per day. The candidate needs to check his rank and appear for counseling accordingly. 

How to Register?

Follow the steps given below if you qualify for counseling:

  1. For counseling, go to the official DU LLB portal.
  2. Go to the ‘DU LLB Counselling 2022’ link.
  3. Log in using your credentials.
  4. Click on the ‘DU LLB 2022 Counselling Form.’
  5. Fill in information such as your preferred college, admission requirements, and qualifying exam information.
  6. Finally, press the ‘Submit’ button.

Documents Required

You are required to carry the following documents for DU LLB counseling

  • Application Form (Filled during the DU LLB Application Process)
  • DU LLB 2022 Admit Card
  • DU LLB 2022 Result Card
  • Xth Mark Sheet in original and photocopy 
  • XIIth Mark Sheet in original and photocopy 
  • Graduation Marksheet in original and photocopy 
  • Caste Certificate (If applicable)
  • PWD Certificate (If applicable).
  • Character Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • College Leaving Certificate

DU LLB Entrance Exam Previous Years Cut-off

The DU LLB 2022 cut-off is yet to be notified. 

It will be announced by category, and they show the last rank that was sufficient to get into the three-year LLB program. If the cut off for the General category, for example, is Combined AIR 90 (third list), it indicates that only general category candidates with a rank of 90 or higher will be admitted. 

The admission committee would consider several elements when determining the cutoff, including the total no. of seats available, the difficulty level of the paper, the admission category, and the rank attained. Because all of the aforementioned elements are variables, if any of them change, the cutoff will change as well.

DU LLB Entrance Exam Previous Years Cut-offs are summarised below:

2021 (Marks/Rank)

Category First List Second ListThird List
OBC Non-Creamy Layer200/120185/135185/135
DU LLB 2021 CUT OFF (Marks/Rank)

2020 (Marks/Rank)

Category First List Second ListThird List
OBC Non-Creamy Layer183/131132/182178/136
DU LLB 2020 CUT OFF (Marks/Rank)

2019 (Marks/Rank)

Category First List Second ListThird ListFourth List
OBC Non-Creamy Layer169/135164/140162/142197/107
DU LLB 2019 CUT OFF (Marks/Rank)

DU LLB Preparation Books

There are a lot of preparatory resources available in the market which tend to confuse aspirants. It is crucial for a student to sort out exhaustive preparatory material for DU LLB beforehand. The DU LLB 2022 reference books must be simple to follow and comprehend, accurate, error-free, prepared according to the approved syllabus, and must include examples and mock tests. You can also refer to our exclusive DU LLB Preparation Guide for best preparation strategies.

Here’s a list of books you can refer to and make your own decision: 

English Language Comprehension

Objective General EnglishS P Bakshi
High School English Grammar and Composition KeyWren and Martin
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal ReasoningR.S. Aggarwal

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Pratiyogita Darpan Magazine 
Current Affairs YearlyArihant
Objective General KnowledgeSanjiv Kumar

Legal Awareness and Aptitude 

Legal Awareness and Legal ReasoningAP Bhardwaj
Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning (LA and LR) for CLAT and Other Law EntrancesWiley’s ExamXpert

Analytical Abilities 

Universal’s Logical Reasoning for CLAT, LSAT and other Law Entrance Exams Jain Prateek
Analytical ReasoningM. K. Pandey
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations R.S. Aggarwal


What is the last date to apply for DU LLB 2022?

The last date to apply for DU LLB 2022 is May 15th, 2022. 

Is there a negative marking for DU LLB Entrance Exam?

Yes. Each question carries four marks and one mark is deducted for every incorrect answer.  

Can I pursue law from DU after 10+2?

No, students can apply for the DU LL.B. entrance test if they have either completed their bachelor’s degree with the minimum specified marks as stated or are currently enrolled in their final year bachelor’s degree examination.

What are the timings of classes in DU LLB? 

Classes at Law Centre II run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Classes at Campus Law Centre run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Classes at Law Centre I are held from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Is there an interview for DU LLB? 

No interviews are conducted for admission to DU LLB. Only merit (rank) and performance in the objective entrance exam determine admission.

Does DU offer any specializations in the LLB program?

No, there are no specializations available in the university’s LLB and LLM programs.

Is there a maximum age requirement to take the DU LLB admission exam?

No, there are no age restrictions for taking the DU LLB admission exam. However, a candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree or must be appearing to take the final exams. 

Is it possible for me to apply for the DU LLB admission exam if I’m taking my final year examinations for a bachelor’s degree?

Yes, you can apply for DU LLB Entrance during your final year of graduation. However, admissions will be granted depending on several factors, including attaining the overall minimum qualifying exam percentage. 

Is it possible to submit the DU LLB Application Form to the university in an offline mode?

No, the application form for DU LLB and LLM is only available online. It is not permitted to submit an offline copy of the form.

Can I get an OBC reservation if I fall in the state list OBC category?

Only the central list of OBC categories can avail reservations for OBCs. Only those who fall within the central list of OBC groups are eligible for reservation.

I made an error in mentioning my reservation category as general instead of reserved. Can I still claim reservation? 

No, the DU admissions form must be accurately filled out. Later, even if you have supporting documents, you will not be able to modify your category as filled originally.

DU LLB 2022: Don’t Miss Out on Everything You Need To Know

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