DU LLB Eligibility: Age Limit, Category-wise Percentage, Reservation

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    DU LLB Eligibility Criteria: Candidates interested in appearing for DU LLB exam must have a bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks. Faculty of Law, DU has scheduled the law entrance exam from June 2, 2020 to June 9,2020 in computer-based mode.

    There are 3 participating institutes under DU- Campus Law Center, Law Center I and Law Center II.  Every year around 15,000 candidates across India register for DU LLB Entrance Exam. Read on to know about the qualification required to seek admission into the three-year law program, minimum qualifications, and the passing percentage according to the criteria laid down by the central university. 

    DU LLB 2020 Eligibility: Qualification & Age

    For admission in LLB Course, candidates must fulfill the following criteria:

    • General category candidates must have a minimum of 50% marks in their graduation degree.
    • For SC/ST category, they must score 40% marks in their qualifying degree.
    • For OBC, PwD and CW category, a minimum score of 45% is required in the qualifying degree.
    • For General and OBC candidates,must possess a graduate or post graduate degree from the University of Delhi or any other Indian or Foreign University recognized as equivalent by the University of Delhi.
    • Candidate having a PG degree or is appearing in the final year PG degree examination can also apply for DU LLB 2020 entrance exam.
    • There is no age bar to appear in the exam as per the order of Supreme Court of India.

    Category wise Relaxation

    DU LLB Eligibility: Category-wise Relaxation

    • Candidates must score at least 50% marks or an equivalent grade point in the aggregate in either of them. But, the cut-off marks for admission of OBC candidates shall be up to 10% less than the marks notified for general candidates in the Entrance Test.
    • Relaxation of 5% marks in the minimum eligibility prescribed for general candidates will be allowed to Other Backward Classes (OBC) category.
    • Relaxation of 5% marks in the minimum eligibility prescribed for general candidates will be allowed to widows/wards of defense personnel (CW) category.
    • Relaxation of up to 5% marks in the minimum eligibility prescribed for general candidates will be allowed to the candidates belonging to physically handicapped (PH) category on the recommendations of the Medical Board.

    Category-wise Marks requirement

    Scheduled Caste40%
    Scheduled Tribe40%
    Other Backward Classes45%
    Persons with disability45%
    Children/ wives of Army Personnel (CW)45%

    DU LLB Seat available

    DU LLB 2020 Reservation Criteria

    Out of 2611 seats that are offered in LLB course of Delhi University, a total of 301 seats are under reservation for supernumerary categories including those who are Physically Handicapped, War Widows and Foreign Nationals. Delhi University follows the Bar Council of India (BCI), University Grants Commission (UGC) and Government of India rules and regulations in order to offer relaxation seats to the reserved categories.

    Reservation for the current year is explained below:

    CategoryBachelor of Laws (2310+301)
    Campus Law Center (770+101)Law Center I

    Law Center II

    Law Center III
    Scheduled Caste (13%)11613992
    Scheduled Tribe (7.5%)586946
    OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) (27%)208249166
    Physically handicapped (3%)232818
    Children/Wards of Armed Forces Personnel (CW) (5%)394631
    Foreign Nationals (5%)394631
    Reservation Criteria

    Following is the reservation criteria for candidates approaching admission in Law Institutes under Delhi University-

    1. Candidates who are claiming reservation under more than one category must indicate all those categories while filling the application form.
    2. If there is any vacant seat in SC category, it can be filled by ST category candidate and vice versa.
    3. Reservation for OBC candidates can be granted on basis of Central list.
    4. If there are vacant seats under reservation, they will be allotted to eligible candidates belonging to general category.
    5. Although, supernumerary seats will not be allotted to any other candidate if left vacant.
    6. The Widows/ Wards of defense personnel (CW) shall be admitted as per 5 priorities listed below:-
    1. Widows/ Wards of Defence personnel killed in action;
    2. Wards of serving personnel and ex-servicemen disabled in action;
    3. Widows/Wards of Defence personnel who died in peace time with death attributable to military service;
    4. Wards of Defence personnel disabled in peace time with disability attributable to military service;
    5. Wards of Ex-servicemen Personnel and serving personnel of the Defence/Armed Forces and all Police Forces who are in receipt of Gallantry Awards.
    1. The Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates shall be admitted according to the following categories:-
    1. Person with low vision or blindness- 1%
    2. Person having hearing impaired- 1%
    3. Person with  loco motor disabilities and/or cerebral palsy 1%

    DU LLB Eligibility FAQs

    Ques. My age is 25. Am I eligible to apply for DU LLB exam?

    Ans. Yes, you are eligible to apply. As there is no age limit to appear for DU LLB.

    Ques. What are the minimum marks required to be eligible for DU LLB?

    Ans. For general category the minimum marks required are 50% and for reserved category 40% are the minimum marks required.

    Ques. How many times can I apply for DU LLB exam?

    Ans. There is no limit to the no. of attempts i.e you can appear as many times as you want.

    Ques. What percentage of seats are reserved for reserved category?

    Ans. The reservation of seats is listed below:

    OBC- 27%, SC-15%, ST-7.5%, EWS-10%, PwD/CW/sports quota/foreign applicants- 5%

    Ques. What happens when the seats for SC/ST category candidates remain vacant?

    Ans. If SC/ST seats remain vacant even after interchange, such seats will remain vacant and wouldn’t be filled through any other category.

    *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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    I have done bcom from indra gandhi national open University. This degree is obtained on company secretary executive basis as some exams are exempt which I have given in cs executive and remaining exams are given. And degree of bachelor of commerce is provided to me by ignou. As i am eligible for 3years llb course?

    10 Jan, 2020 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Mahak, yes, you are eligible for this course provided you have scored at least 50% in your graduation degree.

    10 Jan, 2020 12:46
    pankaj vishkarma

    can we do LLB from SOL

    06 Nov, 2019 14:05
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Pankaj, no, SOL DU does not offers LLB course.

    06 Nov, 2019 15:44

    Can SOL be considered?

    17 Sep, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Sanya, yes students from SOL are also eligible for admission in this university provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria for the concerned course.

    17 Sep, 2019 12:34
    apoorva garg

    Can we do llb from du and mcom from IGNOU or du Sol simultaneously?

    08 Aug, 2019 00:52
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Apoorva, no two courses can be pursued simultaneously from different universities or from the same university.

    08 Aug, 2019 11:57
    Atul Sharma

    Can the percentage of MBA degree from IGNOU be used as the qualification basis instead of graduation degree ?

    03 Apr, 2019 10:07
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Atul, no, the percentage scored in MBA will be used as PG degree.

    03 Apr, 2019 10:33
    Kamal gaur

    Sir I completed my graduation in bsc bio with aggregate 73% but from correspondence . am I eligible for du llb entrance exam 2019 or not?

    09 Oct, 2018 00:20
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Kamal, Candidates interested in appearing for DU LLB exam must have a bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks. The registration window will become functional in June 2019. Yes You are Eligible for DU LLB Entrance exam.

    09 Oct, 2018 10:40

    Per year fee ?

    23 Oct, 2017 23:55
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Abhishek, The fee vary for every college.To know more about participating college and their fees use this link PARTICIPATING College

    11 May, 2018 15:33

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