DU LLB 2020 Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Topics, Recommended Books


Delhi University will conduct DU LLB Entrance Exam to offer admission into its 3 law campuses. DU LLB Syllabus 2023 will help candidates to know about the important topics of the paper, pattern & marking in the exam. This will make it easier for them to concisely develop strategies for their exam preparation. There is no official release of DU LLB 2023 Syllabus but on behalf of the previous year, we have arranged some most relevant topics for the preparation of law entrance examination.

The LLB Syllabus will consist questions from subjects such as English, General Knowledge, and Legal Aptitude. DU LLB Exam 2023 will be conducted on 2 June 2023 to 11 June 2023 in online mode.

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DU LLB 2023 Exam Pattern

Features Details
Mode of Exam Online
Language English
Exam Duration 120 Minutes
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total Questions 100
Marking Scheme For correct answer, 4 marks will be awarded
For wrong answer, -1 mark will be deducted
No marks will be deducted for unattempted question
Total Marks 400

DU LLB Entrance Exam Syllabus 2020

There are total 4 section in the exam:

  1. English Language Comprehension
  2. Legal Awareness and Aptitude
  3. Analytical Abilities
  4. General Knowledge and Current Affairs

DU LLB Section Wise Syllabus 2023

DU LLB English Syllabus

This section examines the English comprehension of the candidate. The section usually consists of three main components - Vocabulary, Grammar and Comprehension. Some of the important topics are described below:

  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Sentence Improvement & Arrangement
  • Sentence Completion
  • Comprehension Passage
  • Correct Spelling
  • Word Substitution
  • Transformation
  • Error Correction
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Prepositions
  • Noun/ Pronoun
  • Articles & Conjunction
  • Tenses
  • Speech Errors

DU LLB Legal Aptitude Syllabus

It is considered as the most interesting part of LLB Paper which tests the legal aptitude of candidates. The questions are formulated as legal propositions, with a set of facts dealing with the propositions. Candidates will analyze an appropriate proposition and provide answers on the basis of the given set of facts.

  • Indian Constitution
  • Torts
  • IPC and the CrPC
  • International Law
  • Contracts and Constitutional Law
  • Law of Crimes
  • Vicarious Liability
  • Strict Liability
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Constitutional Law and Polity

DU LLB Analytical Abilities Syllabus

This section assesses the aspirant's ability to analytically recognize various parameters of a situation or circumstance and gives reasonable solutions. It covers a wide range of logical aptitude questions including sequences, syllogism, analogies etc.

  • Syllogism
  • Analogy
  • Blood Relations
  • Series
  • Directions
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Statement & Conclusions
  • Statement & actions

DU LLB General Knowledge Syllabus

This is the most important section in the law entrance exam and it explores the awareness of the applicants both in and outside the country. Below are some useful topics for this section.

  • Important awards in sports, science, agriculture and arts
  • Major UN bodies & their functioning
  • Indian History & Geography
  • General Science and Technology
  • Indian Politics

DU LLB 2023 Recommended Books

The following table contains important books for the preparation of the DU LLB examination:

Books Authors
English Section
High School English Grammar and Composition Key Wren and Martin
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal
Legal Aptitude Section
Legal Aptitude for the CLAT and other Law Entrance Examinations Bhardwaj
Legal Awareness Legal Reasoning Bhardwaj
Legal Aptitude RK Gupta
Analytical Abilities Section
Universal’s Logical Reasoning for CLAT, LSAT and other Law Entrance Exams Jain Prateek
Analytical Reasoning M. K. Pandey
Legal Aptitude R K Gupta & Samiksha Gupta
General Knowledge Section
Manorama Yearbook 2020 Mammen Mathew
Current Affairs Yearly 2020 Arihant Experts
General Knowledge 2020: Latest Current Affairs & Who's Who RPH Editorial Board


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