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How to Prepare for DU-LLB 2016
Make a proper Time Table
It is very important that you make a time table and stick to it and you will have an exact idea of what you are required to study and the time required for it.
Concept clarity rather than rote learning
It is essential that you have a clear idea of the formulas and concepts rather than rote learning of things for the papers. While you might require it for memorizing formulas it is important that for other stuff you make sure you clear your basics and concepts before moving on.
It is very important make small notes or a comprehensive list of formulas on each covered topic and chapter which will come in handy at the time of revision. This will require you to be regular with your work but will surely make things easy at the time of revision.
Revision of Class XI and XII concepts
Make sure that you revise your concepts from the syllabus of these classes before starting anything new as most of the engineering exams will be for admission to undergraduate courses and so the syllabus from class XI and XII becomes the testing ground to check students.
It is not possible for you to know everything in your syllabus, at least not at the time of preparation. Sooner or later you will run into a concept or so which will give you trouble and then it is best you seek guidance from an instructor or a teacher. It is necessary that you clear your doubts at regular intervals and don’t prolong things for long. Getting into a good coaching class is nothing to be ashamed off and if anything a regular coaching class will enable you to avoid roadblocks in your preparation.
Even though there may be a complete change in the exam pattern or the expected questions altogether,it is important that you practice on the sample and previous years question papers available for the engineering exam you’d be attempting. You will know the existing pattern and have a fair idea of the type of questions to expect in the paper along with the time constraint.
The paper pattern, duration of the paper and the number of questions to be attempted in the given amount of time is not something you will be able to pick up on the day of the examination. A Mock Test tests a student’s abilities as it not only provides a similar feel of real exams but also helps in building speed and confident to face the exam. Furthermore, they can improve their performance to get an extra edge in actual exams.
Time management can be learnt through thorough practice and regular test taking. So it is important that you practice it and practice it well.
Most the entrance examinations will have negative marking and everyone would suggest you stay clear of questions are not sure about. But some experts are of the opinion that you answer the questions in which you are confused between an option or two because there will also be a chance of getting it right.
DU-LLB 2016 Important Instructions
1) Is the online registration mandatory for all the candidates applying for the DU LLB ?
YES, online registration is mandatory for ALL the candidates applying for the LLB in the University of Delhi.
2) I wish to seek admission only through the Direct (Merit) category. Do I need to apply through online registration? Am I expected to pay the Registration fee?
YES, as mentioned above, online registration is mandatory for ALL the candidates applying for the LLB courses in the University of Delhi, irrespective of the mode of intake. You have to pay the Registration fee as well.
3) I would like to change my “Applicant’s details”, which I filled during the “New User registration”. Can I do that?
NO, you cannot change that information later on. Be careful in filling the information.
4) I would like to change my Centre of Entrance Examination after completing the online registration form. Is it possible?
NO, candidate shall choose any one of the six cities for appearing in the entrance examination through the online registration. After completion of the online registration, the chosen Centre will not be changed.
5) Is it possible to get the Admit Card through postal mode?
No, the Admit Cards will only be generated online and will be available on your registration account.
6) When will I be able to download the Admit Card? Is it immediately after filling the registration form?
Admit Card’s download link will be available in your online account after 24th May (closing date of online registration). Please visit the UG admission portal for news and updates related with the admission procedure.
7) Shall I sign on the Candidate’s Signature area of the Admit Card before appearing for the Entrance Examination?
No, the candidate is required to sign on the Admit Card in front of the invigilator during the Entrance Examination in order to verify the Candidate’s signature.
8) Can I submit the fee through any other method, like demand draft etc?
No, the registration fee is accepted only through the Online payment options available in the registration portal.
9) My internet got disconnected while filling the form. What should I do?
When you get the internet connection, login again with your credentials and fill the information again.
10) Can I correct my mistake in the registration/application form?
No modifications in the form are allowed once fee payment is made. Before making the online payment, you can edit your application form.
11) I have uploaded the wrong Photo/ID Proof/ Signature/DOB Certificate/Caste Certificate. Can I change it?
No. Photo/ID Proof/ Signature/DOB Certificate/Caste Certificate once uploaded can not be changed.
12) How can I apply in multiple courses? Do I need to make payment for other courses separately?
After completing your application for one course, you can apply in another course using "Apply in New Course" button on your home area. You need to pay registration fee separately for each of the applied courses.
13) How will I come to know the location of my Centre in the city I have chosen?
The information related with the Centre will be announced on the UG admission portal. The information will also be printed on your Admit Card.
14) Can two candidates apply from the same account?
No, Only single candidate can apply from an account for UG Admissions.
15) Do I need to send Hard Copy of the form?
No, You don't have to send Hard Copy of the form anywhere, if required you will be notified.
16) How can i upload self attested ID Proof/DOB Certificate/Caste Certificate?
- Take a photocopy of your ID Proof/DOB Certificate/Caste Certificate.
- Self attest it.
- Scan it and upload.
17) I belong to ST category and live in Manipur. How can I apply for undergraduate courses in Delhi University?
You can apply through the online mode from your place itself. You only have to visit the college for getting the documents verified during admission process of DU; else the admission process is completely online, this year.
18) My result is yet to be declared, Can I still submit online registration form?
Yes, you can submit the online registration form by darkening the appropriate circle of result awaited under result section, however you have to fulfill the minimum eligibility condition/meeting cut off list of that course/college during stipulated period.
19) What are the eligibility criteria for LLB admission in DU?
- Candidates have to complete the graduation degree in any discipline.
- Candidates have to secure minimum 50% marks (for general), 45% marks (for OBC) & 40% marks (for SC/ST).
- There is 5% relaxation in the qualifying marks for widows/wards of ex-servicemen/serving personal (CW) & Physically Handicapped (PH).
20) I have uploaded the Final Aggregate Percentage, which has been accepted. But then I was asked to print the form and it still reads Result Awaited.
Please check the print of the form carefully. There is a row after Education Qualification with the result you have updated.
21) Can you please tell me the syllabus and pattern for the Entrance Exam?
Please contact the respective Department of the University of Delhi for any course specific query.
22) Will there be any disadvantage for gap year candidates?
No, there won’t be any disadvantage for gap year students; however, they need to upload the necessary documents while applying for DU admission .
23) I have appeared in class XII exam from CBSE Delhi. Will I get an advantage of being from Delhi?
No, there is no advantage for having studied in Delhi.
24) I have completed my class XII from NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling). Can I get admission in regular college?
Yes, candidates can get admission in regular course, provided they have applied in the course/college and meet the cut-off criterion for the same.
25) What does the “Final Aggregate” mean to update result for merit? OR What percentage do I need to fill in Update Result for admission under Merit?
Final Aggregate is the combined total of all the LLB. semesters (or annual) result together.
26) Once DU cut-off marks are declared, will the admission be offered on a first come, first serve basis?
Delhi University doesn’t offer admission in its colleges on first come – first serve policy. The DU admissions are offered only at per merit secured by applicants.
27) For how long is the DU LLB score valid?
The DU LLB score is valid for just one year.
28) How will the tie of marks be solved? What is the tie breaking criteria?
If there are more candidates with the same marks/rank in the LL.B. Entrance Test than the number of seats available, admission will be made as per the following rules:
- The candidate(s) securing higher marks in the qualifying Degree examination will be offered admission;
- If two or more candidates have the same marks in the qualifying Degree examination, the older in age will be offered admission;
- If admission cannot be made under the above rules, the admission will be made by draw of lots from amongst the candidate(s) covered above who are present at the draw of lots.
29) Is it important to have caste or tribe certificate in the name of candidate?
Yes, if you are applying under any reserved category (SC/ST/OBC/PH, then you must have Caste/Tribe/PwD certificate in the name of candidate. The OBC certificate must also specify that candidates belong to non-creamy layer and caste is listed in the Central Government list.
30) Is a candidate required to be present in-person on the day of admission?
Yes, the applicant must be present on the day of admission in the college along with the desired documents to get the same verified.
31) What are the documents to be submitted at the time of admission?
- Admission Ticket of LL.B. Entrance Test of the year;
- Age Certificate (High School/Matriculation);
- Character Certificate (not older than six months on the date of admission);
- Degree Certificate (Provisional Certificate if applicable) of qualifying Degree examination;
- Mark-sheet(s) of the qualifying Degree examination;
- Scheduled Caste/Tribe/OBC (non-creamy layer)/ PH/CW certificate;
- Eight passport size photographs.
32) What are the career options available after pursuing LLB from Delhi University?
Global growth and development in business have opened up innumerable openings. As a result, the graduating students can look forward to career opportunities as:
- Legal Consultant
- Corporate Lawyer
- Public Prosecutor
- Lawyer in law Firms
- Lawyer in International Law Firms
- Lawyer in Legal Process Outsourcing.
33) How does one apply through the ECA or Sports quota?
You can apply for ECA and Sports quota also online.
34) Can I get fee concession? What is the procedure for fee concession?
Yes, there is a provision for fee concession in most of the colleges but only after admission. You may contact college for details.
35) Can I take admission in two different/same courses in different colleges after declaration of a cut off?
No, you cannot take admission simultaneously in two different courses or same courses in different colleges. In case you take admission at two places, your admission will be cancelled from both the colleges/courses.