DU LLM 2020 Exam: Result Date, Merit List, Admission Process, Fees, Eligibility

Sukriti Vajpayee
Sukriti VajpayeePublished On: December 03, 2020

Candidates who are interested in pursuing LLM from DU can find all information regarding the DU LLM entrance test 2020 here. The syllabus and examination pattern is also provided.


The University of Delhi (DU) conducts admissions into its LLM (Master in Law) course through an entrance examination which is taken every year. The unit which is responsible for conducting the DU LLM entrance test is the National Testing Agency (NTA). LLM is the postgraduate degree of Masters in Law and every year hundreds of students take the DU entrance exam for LLM to get admission to a college of the prestigious university to pursue a career as a lawyer. The DU entrance test for LLM 2020 was conducted in the online mode because of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the nation. The result of the same has also been announced on the official website of NTA.

The updates of the DU LLM entrance test 2020 are notified in the section of PG Admissions on the official website of the Delhi University. Candidates who are interested in appearing for the LLM entrance exam for DU can find all the details related to the exam here. The important dates, eligibility criteria, the application process, and exam pattern of DU LLM 2020 are provided in this article. DU has some of the best law colleges in Delhi.

DU LLM Important Dates 2020

It is essential for candidates interested in appearing for the DU LL.M. entrance exam 2020 to be aware of all the important dates related to the exam. This will prevent them from skipping a deadline or missing an important event. The important dates of the DU LLM entrance exam 2020 are given below. The candidates who wish to appear for the exam must go through the DU LLM entrance exam 2020 important dates so as to be able to complete all formalities in the given timeline.



Declaration of official notification

28th May 2020

Commencement of application process

20th June 2020

Last date for submission of application forms

31st July 2020

Release of admit card

29th August 2020

DU LLM Entrance Exam 2020

6th September 2020

Announcement of Results

28th October 2020

First Merit List Admission

December 1, 2020

Document Verification and Approval of Admission

December 1 to 3, 2020

Last Day of Payment

December 6, 2020

Second Merit List Admission

December 8, 2020

Document Verification and Approval of Admission

December 8 to 10, 2020

Last Day of Payment

December 13, 2020

Third Merit List Admission

December 15, 2020

Document Verification and Approval of Admission

December 15 to 17, 2020

Last Day of Payment

December 20, 2020

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DU LLM Results, Selection Process & Merit List 2020

The results of the DU LLM entrance examination 2020 will be declared online on the website of Delhi University. Students will get their scorecards on their admission portals that they have created on DU's website. Candidates who score well will have a good chance of getting admission in the course at the cut off of Delhi University is usually quite high. Admission in the DU LLM course will be done as per the merit lists that will be released by the university. If a candidate qualifies and his/ her name is there in a merit list, he/ she will be given a few days' time to complete the document verification process and finalise his/ her admission by going to the university. A candidate's admission will be final after the documents produced by him/ her are verified and he/ she submits the admission fee.

DU LLM Eligibility Criteria 2020

It is of utmost importance for candidates to go through the eligibility criteria of the DU LLM entrance exam 2020 before applying for the examination. Applicants who fail at fulfilling the eligibility criteria of DU LLM 2020 will not be permitted to sit for the exam. Their application form will be cancelled and no refund of the application fee will be provided to them. Hence, it is essential that every candidate who wishes to take the DU LLM entrance exam must check the DU LLM 2020 eligibility criteria.

  • The applicant must have a three year or a five-year bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) from any university or college which is recognized by Delhi University.
  • The aggregate marks of the applicant in the qualifying LLB exams must not be less than 50% (or an equivalent point) if he/ she is from the general category and 45% (or an equivalent point) if he/ she is from a reserved category like ST, SC, PwD, or OBC.
  • The applicant must have studied Hindi/ English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Science in his/ her class 10th or equivalent level.
  • No age limit has been set for candidates who wish to pursue law programmes as per the orders that are given by the Supreme Court.

DU LLM Application Process 2020

The application process of the DU LLM entrance test is done only in the online mode. Steps to fill the application form for the DU LLM entrance exam 2020 are given below.

  • Candidates need to visit the official website of Delhi University to fill in the form through the Common Application Process that is introduced by DU.
  • The first step is to create a portal by registering yourself for which you will have to enter a valid email ID, a mobile number that is active at all times and some other details.
  • They will have to create a password of six characters which will not let anyone else access your portal.
  • After the registration is complete, you will get a confirmation link via the email ID that you have provided.
  • You can then proceed to fill in your personal and academic details in the form by the credentials generated.
  • Scanned copies of some documents also have to be attached while filling the DU L.L.M. application form.
  • After uploading the required documents, you will have to click on the button that says ‘Submit My Profile’.
  • Then you will be taken to a page where you will have to click on the ‘Apply in New Course’ button and enter the course details
  • Candidates have to enter important details about their education, courses, programmes, etc.
  • Upon entering all the details, you will have to click on the button of ‘Save Application’
  • Make the payment of the application fees for the DU L.L.M. 2020 form by clicking on the ‘Pay Fee’ button
  • The application fee of the DU LLM application form 2020 is Rs. 500 for general and OBC candidates and Rs. 250 for the reserved candidates

Documents Required for DU LLM Application Form 2020

The list of documents that are required to be attached while filling the application form of the DU LLM entrance test 2020 is provided below.

  • Self-attested copy of the certificate of class 10th
  • Self-attested copy of the certificate of class 12th
  • Self-attested copy of the mark sheet of graduation
  • Self-attested copy of an Identity Proof of the candidate
  • Passport-sized photograph of the candidate
  • The candidate's scanned signature
  • Self-attested copy of the Caste or Reservation Certificate (if applicable)

DU LLM Examination Pattern 2020

The examination pattern of the DU LL.M. entrance exam 2020 is given here. It is important to know the details of the exam so that the candidates are comfortable while appearing for it and their time is not wasted on trying to figure things out.

Exam Specifics


Duration of DU LLM 2020

2 hours (120 minutes)

Mode of the examination


The medium of the examination


Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Type Questions (MCQs)

Total Marks of the exam


Number of questions in the exam


Marking Scheme of DU LLM entrance test

Four marks will be awarded for each correct answer

One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer

Zero marks will be given for questions unattempted

DU LLM Entrance Test Syllabus 2020

The syllabus of the DU LLM entrance test will comprise all the topics that have been covered in the undergraduate degree. Some of the main topics that will be asked in the LLM entrance test of DU 2020 are given below.

DU LLM Entrance Exam Admit Card 2020

The admit card for the entrance exam of the postgraduate course of law at Delhi University, DU LLM entrance exam 2020, will be issued through the application portal of the candidate. If the applicant qualifies all eligibility criteria of the DU LLM entrance test 2020, he/ she will receive a soft copy (file in the PDF format) on his/ her portal created on the website of the University of Delhi. The admit card will be released on the date specified by the university. Applicants will have to download their admit cards and take a print out of them before they appear for the exam at the centre allotted to them. The examination centre allotted to each candidate will also be mentioned on the admit card itself. Candidates must ensure that they have a copy of their admit card before they reach the centre because they will not be allowed to enter without the admit cards. Failure in producing the admit card at the centre will result in the cancellation of the candidate's application form and he/ she will not be permitted to sit for the exam.

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List of DU Colleges Offering LLM

Three colleges of the University of Delhi offer the course of LLM (Master in Law) to aspiring law students.

List of Other LLM Colleges in India

Here are some of the most popular LLM colleges in India. You can either click on the links mentioned below to directly apply for admission or you can also fill-up the Common Application Form. To get any admission related assistance, feel free to reach out to our admission experts by dialling 1800-572-9877 (toll-free).

College NameLocation
NIMS UniversityJaipur, Rajasthan
Amity UniversityManesar, Gurgaon, Haryana
OM Sterling Global University (OSGU)Hisar, Haryana
IEC UniversitySolan, Himachal Pradesh
Shoolini University (SU)Solan, Himachal Pradesh
Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University) - [MMDU] Mullana, Ambala, Haryana
Dr K.N. Modi University - (DKNMU)Newai, Tonk, Rajasthan
Apex UniversityJaipur, Rajasthan
Jagannath University

Bahadurgarh, Haryana

Maharishi University of Information Technology (MUIT)Noida, Uttar Pradesh

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