DU LLB 2020 Syllabus, Important Topics, Books

    Aarushi Kalra Aarushi Kalra
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    DU LLB Syllabus 2020 is not officially released by the Faculty of Law, DU. However, based on previous year question papers and other LLB level law exams, we have curated below the most important topics for this year’s law entrance exam. 

    The syllabus will include questions from English, General Knowledge, and Legal Aptitude. This year, DU LLB Entrance Exam will be conducted from June 2, 2020 to June 9, 2020 in a computer-based format. 

    DU LLB Entrance Exam Syllabus 2020

    There are four sections in the examination viz.

    • English Language Comprehension,
    • General Knowledge and Current Affairs,
    • Analytical Abilities, and
    • Legal Awareness and Aptitude. 

    The section wise syllabus of DU LLB 2020 is as follows:

    Syllabus for English

    DU LLB Syllabus for English 

    This section tests a candidate’s proficiency in English. The section usually has three major components viz.

    • Vocabulary – it will majorly cover synonyms, antonyms, and analogies.
    • Grammar – you will have to correct the grammatical errors in questions, fill in the blanks with appropriate words, etc.
    • Comprehension – will test the understanding of passage including its central theme and word meanings. 
    ChapterImportant Topics
    English VocabularySynonyms
    Antonyms 
    Homonyms
    Word definitions 
    Analogies
    English ProficiencyIdioms and Phrases
    One-word substitution
    Sentence improvement & rearrangement
    Fill in the blanks
    Subject-Verb Agreement
    Noun/ Pronoun/ Articles & Conjunction
    English Usage ErrorsGrammatical errors- tense, voice, preposition usage, speech errors
     Correct Spelling
    Spotting errors
    Inappropriate usage of words
    English ComprehensionQuestions related to the passage provided. Read questions first and then read the passage to make it easier to point out the answers. 

    DU LLB Recommended Books –  English Section

    DU LLB Books
    Book NameAuthor/ Publisher
    High School English Grammar and Composition KeyWren and Martin
    Word Power Made EasyNorman Lewis
    A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal ReasoningR.S. Aggarwal
    Syllabus for General Knowledge

    DU LLB Syllabus for General Knowledge 

    This section is considered as make it or break it a section of the law entrance exam. The section that tests a candidates level of awareness within the country and worldwide as well.

    • There will be static GK questions as well. Static GK signifies facts about the places, people and things that will remain the same in the future as well.
    • Questions are asked from the recent topics and current affairs broadly featuring between March 2020 and April 2020.

    Tabulated below are some important topics that form DU LLB syllabus for GK section:

    PoliticsAncient, Medieval, Modern and World History
    GeographyEconomics (Outline of Indian Economy, Five Year Plans, National Income of India, Indian Tax Structure)
    Science and technologyEnvironment & Ecology
    General ScienceNational & International Burning topics
    Books and AuthorsEnvironment
    IndustriesMajor Industries in India
    AgricultureAwards and Achievements

    DU LLB Preparation Books – GK Section

    DU LLB Preparation Books
    DU LLB BookAuthor/ Publisher
    Manorama Yearbook 2020Mammen Mathew
    Current Affairs Yearly 2020Arihant Experts
    General Knowledge 2020: Latest Current Affairs & Who's WhoRPH Editorial Board
    Syllabus for Analytical Abilities

    DU LLB Syllabus for Analytical Abilities

    This section is devised to evaluate a candidate’s ability to analytically comprehend different aspects of a situation or scenario and logically derive solutions. No visual questions are asked in the section. It covers a variety of logical aptitude questions including syllogism, logical sequences, analogies, etc.

    Statement & AssumptionsStatement & Conclusions
    Statement & ArgumentsStatement & actions
    Assertion – ReasonSyllogism
    Number testDirection and distance test
    Coding and DecodingBlood Relationships
    RankingAnalogy

    DU LLB Preparation Books – Logical Reasoning Section

    DU LLB Preparation Books
    DU LLB BooksAuthor/ Publisher
    Universal's Logical Reasoning for CLAT, LSAT and other Law Entrance ExamsJain Prateek
    Analytical ReasoningM. K. Pandey
    Logical ReasoningR K Gupta and Samiksha Gupta
    Syllabus for Legal Awareness

    DU LLB Syllabus for Legal Awareness and Aptitude 

    It is considered to be the most interesting area of study among the law aspirants. This section primarily focuses on the legal aptitude of candidates.

    • The questions are framed as legal propositions having a set of facts that satisfy the propositions.
    • One has to analyze a suitable proposition and answer questions based on the given set of facts. 
    DU LLB Syllabus for Legal Aptitude
    Indian ConstitutionIndian Penal Code
    Indian Contract ActFamily Law
    Law of TortsLegal fundamentals and terms
    Legal MaximsImportant Landmarks, Supreme Court Judgements

    DU LLB Preparation Books – Legal Aptitude Section

    DU LLB Preparation Books
    DU LLB BooksAuthor/ Publisher
    Legal Aptitude for the CLAT and other Law Entrance ExaminationsBhardwaj
    Legal Awareness Legal ReasoningBhardwaj
    Legal AptitudeRK Gupta
    General Tips for exam

    General Preparation Tips for DU LLB Exam

    • Brush up the basics of grammar to tackle the error detection questions and sentence correction.
    • Read Newspaper daily or watch the news to stay up to date with the affair of the country and the world.
    • Solve puzzles, Sudoku, riddles, etc. to get a hang of the Reasoning section.
    • Read books and online general awareness forums for static general knowledge.
    • No assumptions should be made while attempting the paper.
    • Always pick the option that is closest to the principle.
    • This section requires speed and time management, especially the principle fact questions.
    • The legal fact and legal G.K questions can be attempted well by identifying and memorizing important constitutional articles, landmark and recent judgments and new laws/amendments.

    *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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