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Before starting your preparation for Delhi University(DU LLM) one has to have a strong motivation to spend three year for master’s degree as well. But ignoring the duration thing, Delhi University(DU LLM) is one of finest University for overall progress of a student.  Delhi gives platform and exposure to your skill, because of its demographic advantage. Hence for aspirant looking for a full fledge 2 year LL.M or 3 year  LL.M course in Delhi, DU LLM is “the” option.

Preparation for Masters(DU LLM) can easily be taken while you are in your final year LL.B., all that you need is to put some extra efforts in addition to your regular studies. Hence without any delay, one should start focusing and devote time on each subject accordingly.

Master program from Delhi University(DU LLM) is designed for 2 year and 3 year LL.M course.

Mode of Examination: Online.

Duration: 2 hours.

Time of Examination: 2nd week of June

Notification: is out around end of March or April.

Number of questions 175, every question carries +4 for correct answer and negative 1 for wrong answer.

Question type– Objective

Admission- on the basis of merit list prepared after exam.

Cut-off: Varies year to year, this year marks cut-off: 235 and rank cut-off was 36

Number of seats – Around 120 which are further divided in for 2 year and 3 year DU LL.M, selection is made merit cum preference wise.

Subject covered:

DU LLM has different subjects:

  • Constitutional Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law of Contracts
  • Sale of Goods
  • Partnership Law
  • Company Law
  • Law of Torts
  • Consumer Protection
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Public International Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Cyber Law
  • Environment Law
  • Contemporary legal issue

As there is no clear division of no. of question asked from each subject, each subject carries equal importance and need to be focused in a precise manner in DU LLM.

Bare Act reading is required for all subject having bare provisions.

DU LLM Syllabus wise distribution:

Constitution:  Any Bare Act: P.M.Bakshi or Universal’s, then stick to one book which ever you are comfortable reading with either J.N.Pandey, V.N,Shukla or Mamta Rao or whichever is suggested while law school curriculum.

Keep updated you with all the legal development especially case laws.

Jurisprudence: Material like, decoding the jurisprudence is really helpful to get all the sayings at one place, apart from it pick any one book for complete understanding. Recommended- B.N.Mani Tripathi and V.D.Mahajan

Contract Law: Major focuses Section 1-75, reading material book- R.K.Bangia

Tort Law: R.K.Bangia

Criminal Law: Bare acts and guide for cases

Family Law:  Bare acts for both Hindu and Muslim Law and recent developments

Environmental Law:  Bare Act provisions for all the acts

International Law:  recent current on goings and guides for LL.M. entrances

Intellectual Property Law and Other subjects: Bare acts is sufficient, in addition to recent case laws.

Additional Material: LL.M. entrance guides by A.K.Jain, Singhal Publication and O.P.Tripathi and MCQ series as many as possible.

It is important to figure out weakness and strength subject wise and input your time accordingly, then start you preparation your accordingly and if you aspiring for PG in Delhi University(DU LLM). As the syllabus is vast for DU LLM entrance proper strategy for preparation and smart work for tackling exams both has to be developed simultaneously. Hard work surely is the key but smart preparation is need of the hour.

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