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DU LLB 2021 Eligibility: Age Limit, Category-wise Percentage, & Reservation

Exam Date: 06 Jun `21
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Candidates interested in appearing for the DU LLB exam must have a bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks. Faculty of Law, DU has scheduled the law entrance exam to be held in the month of June 2021, 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 Eligibility

DU LLB 2021 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.
  • Candidates having a PG degree or appearing in the final year PG degree examination can also apply for the DU LLB 2021 entrance exam.
  • There is no age bar to appear in the exam as per the order of the 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

Category Marks
General 50%
Scheduled Caste 40%
Scheduled Tribe 40%
Other Backward Classes 45%
Persons with disability 45%
Children/ wives of Army Personnel (CW) 45%

DU LLB Reservation

DU LLB 2021 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:

Campus Law Center (770+101) Law Center I Law Center II Law Center III
General 388 467 312
Scheduled Caste 116 139 92
Scheduled Tribe 58 69 46
Other Backward Classes 208 249 166
Persons with disability 23 28 18
Children/ wives of Army Personnel (CW) 39 46 31
Foreign Nationals  39 46 31

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 the basis of the Central list.
  4. If there are vacant seats under reservation, they will be allotted to eligible candidates belonging to the 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.
  7. 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 locomotor disabilities and/or cerebral palsy 1%

DU LLB Eligibility FAQs

Q1. My age is 25. Am I eligible to apply for the DU LLB exam?

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

Q2. What are the minimum marks required to be eligible for DU LLB?

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

Q3. How many times can I apply for the DU LLB exam?

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

Q4. What percentage of seats are reserved for marginalized categories?

The reservation of seats is listed below:

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

Q5. What happens when the seats for SC/ST category candidates remain vacant?

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.


common admission test

No, You are not eligible as the eligibility criteria for appearing in DU LLB for SC/ST category is minimum score of 40% marks in Qualifying degree. For more details visit:- DU LLB ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

anmol soni
I am doing B.Sc.B.Ed. integrated course which is of 4 years, after completing my graduation am i eligible to sit in DULLB entrance. DO they consider Integrated course as UG?

HI Anmol

Visit on our official website of DU LLB Eligibility to know the whole eligibility criteria of the exam and whether you can apply for the exam after the completion of your course.

laxmi mishra
Can I do LLB from DU?

Dear Laxmi Mishra

Greetings from Collegedunia. You can do LLB course from Delhi University after clearing DU LLB Entrance Examination that is supposed to be conducted in June, 2021. For more details, kindly go through this link – DU LLB 2021

My score in graduation was 49% and post graduation was 72% . Which marks shall I consider to apply for DULLB Or LLB ?Pls reply and help????????

Dear Pinki

Greetings from Collegedunia. You can consider the Graduation percentage for DU LLB 2021 for registering and applying this year. For more details, kindly go through this link – DU LLB 2021 Eligibility Criteria

ram rahim
I dont have 50% marks in graduation but I have over 50% marks in post-graduation, would they consider it for entrance exam for 3-year law, or do they only consider 50% marks in graduation only??
upender l

Hello Ram,

 Yes, you will be eligible for the entrance exam as you have 50% in the qualifying degree examination. 

For more details visit DU LLB Exam

vaidehi swarnkar
Will I be eligible for du llb entrance exam after getting graduate from S.S Jain Subodh PG College, Jaipur?
upender l

Hello Vaidehi,

Yes, you are eligible to apply for DU LLB if you have a minimum of 50% in qualifying degree examination from any recognized university.

For more details visit DU LLB Exam

I am bba graduate from punjab technical university,i have completed bachelor degree through distance mode,so am i eligible for CLAT and pursue law from DU..?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Santosh, yes, students from distance education are also eligible to apply for CLAT exam provided they must have done graduation and intermediate from a recognized university and board respectively.
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?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Mahak, yes, you are eligible for this course provided you have scored at least 50% in your graduation degree.
pragnya das
hello madam I am actually pursuing company secretary course I am in executive level if I get cleared can I opt for LLB in DU ? and what will be its cut off marks to pursue LLB?
upender l

Hello Pragya,

You can pursue LLB if you have a minimum of 50% marks in graduation from any recognized university.

For more details visit DU LLB Exam

pankaj vishkarma
can we do LLB from SOL
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Pankaj, no, SOL DU does not offers LLB course.
Can SOL be considered?
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.
apoorva garg
Can we do llb from du and mcom from IGNOU or du Sol simultaneously?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Apoorva, no two courses can be pursued simultaneously from different universities or from the same university.
atul sharma
Can the percentage of MBA degree from IGNOU be used as the qualification basis instead of graduation degree ?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Atul, no, the percentage scored in MBA will be used as PG degree.
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?
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.
Per year fee ?
bhawna vedwal
Hello Abhishek, The fee vary for every college.To know more about participating college and their fees use this link PARTICIPATING College