DU LLB Exam Pattern 2023: Section-wise weightage, Marking Scheme, Subjects, Preparation

Delhi University LLB Entrance Exam 2023 ( DU LLB Entrance Exam )

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DU LLB Exam Pattern 2023- The University of Delhi (DU) is accepting CUET PG 2023 for admission to its LLB course. Therefore, the exam pattern for CUET DU LLB 2023 has been shared by the National Testing Agency (NTA). CUET DU LLB 2023 exam pattern contains details of question paper including mode of the exam, the types of questions that will be asked, the marking scheme, and exam duration. The exam conducting authority can change any element of the exam pattern. So, it is extremely important that the candidate follow only the updated exam pattern of CUET DU LLB 2023 entrance exam. The entrance exam, DU LLB 2023 will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on behalf of Delhi University. The exam will be held in online i.e. Computer-Based Test mode for two hours duration. The question paper for DU LLB 2023 will include questions from FOUR sections - Language Comprehension, Logical and Analytical Reasoning, Verbal Ability, and General Knowledge. Get complete details of DU LLB 2023 exam pattern as mentioned on this page below.

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DU LLB Entrance Exam Pattern 2023 Highlights

As the University is accepting CUET PG 2023 instead of conducting  DU LLB entrance exam, candidates can check key details of CUET DU LLB 2023 Exam pattern in the table below: 

Features of DU LLB Entrance Test

Details 

Mode of exam 

Online/Computer-Based Test 

Test duration 

120 minutes 

Number of Test Paper

There will be one question paper

Sections 

  1. English Language Comprehension
  2. Analytical Abilities
  3. Legal Awareness & Aptitude
  4. General Knowledge

Type of questions 

Objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Number of questions

100

Marking scheme

+4 marks for a correct answer.

-1 mark for every incorrect answer.

0 marks for an unanswered question.

Medium of question paper

English

DU LLB 2023 Sectional Weightage

Candidates can refer the table below for understanding section-wise weightage in DU LLB question paper:

DU LLB Sections

No. of Questions

Total Marks

English Language & Comprehension

25  100 

Analytical Abilities

25 

100 

Legal Awareness & Aptitude

25 

100 

General Knowledge

25 

100 

Total 

100 

400 

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DU LLB Syllabus 2023

DU LLB Entrance Exam syllabus covers the topics for English Language & Comprehension, Analytical Abilities, Legal Awareness & Aptitude and General Knowledge sections. Check important topics from each section of DU LLB exam below.

DU LLB Sections

Important Topics

General Knowledge

Outline of Indian Economy, National Income of India, Indian Tax Structure, Major Industries in India and Banking & Finance

Legal Awareness & Aptitude

Legal Fundamentals and Terms, Legal Maxims and Important Landmarks and Supreme Court Judgments

English Language Comprehension

Comprehension Passages, Subject-Verb Agreement, Noun, Pronoun, Adjective and Determinants, Adverb, Active and Passive voice

Analytical Abilities

Logical Puzzles, Statement Conclusions, Cause & Effect, Statements & Assumptions

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DU LLB 2023 Pattern Frequently Asked Questions

The commonly asked questions around DU LLB entrance exam 2023 are as under:

Q:   What will be mode of the DU LL.B. 2023 entrance exam?

A:
DU CUET LL.B. Entrance exam will be conducted online I. e. in computer-based mode. However, candidates have to attempt the exam at the offline test centers, as allotted by the exam authority. By Computer-Based Test mode, we mean that the candidates will have to visit their allotted exam centers, and take the exam at the assigned desktops. The question paper for their respective course I. e. DU LL.B. Will appear on the screen with options, and candidates will be required to lock their answers online only.
 

Q:   From where can I download past years' DU LL.B. Question papers?

A:
Delhi University publishes the question paper of each session of DU LL.B. Entrance exam along with the answer key on the official website. The question paper is generally within three days after the exam. Moreover, Shiksha also provides the official question paper of DU LLB entrance exam as soon as it is available on the website. Candidates can obtain DU LL.B. Previous years question paper here - https://www.shiksha.com/university/delhi-university-du/du-llb-entrance-exam-question-papers
 

Q:   What is the syllabus & exam pattern of the DU LLB? What should my preparation strategy be?

A:
Now that DU LL.B. Admissions are to be conducted through CUET-PG exam, the exam pattern of LL.B. Question paper will be as under: Mode of exam - Online/Computer-Based Test duration - 120 minutes Subjects - Hindi/English Language Comprehension, Verbal Ability, General Knowledge/ Awareness, Computer Basics and Logical Reasoning (Bilingual English/Hindi) Type of questions - Objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) Number of questions - 100 The marking scheme of CUET LL.B. Will be as under: All questions will carry 4 marks each, making a total of 400 marks for a single paper Candidates will get 4 marks for correct responses, and 1 marks will be deducted in case of wrong attempts. No marks to be awarded or deducted for questions not attempted by the candidates.

Q:   What is the exam date for DU LL.B. 2023 entrance exam?

A:

From 2023 onwards, the University of Delhi is accepting CUET-PG scores for admission to the three-year LL.B. Course. The exam date for CUET LL.B. 2023 has been announced, and it will be held on several days from June 5 to 17, 2023. The exact date for LLB course will be confirmed in the admit card of CUET-PG applicants only. The LLB paper is expected to be held multiple times on the given dates. CUET-PG 2023 will be conducted in multiple shifts on the scheduled days, as confirmed on the official website below:

CUET PG 2023 SlotExam TimingsReporting Time
Slot 18:30 AM to 10:30 AM 7:00 am onwards
Slot 212:00 PM to 2:00 PM10:30 am onwards
Slot 33:30 PM to 5:30 PM2:00 pm onwards

Last year, DU LL.B. Entrance exam was held on October 19, 2022 in a single shift, which was conducted by the National Testing Agency in more than 25 cities across India.

 

Q:   What is the exam day schedule for DU CUET LL.B. 2023?

A:
As per the examination schedule shared by NTA the shift timings will be as under: Schedule for Shift 1 from 10:00 A. M. to 12:00 PM Reporting at the centre - 08.00 a. m. to 09.30 a. m Frisking and seat allotment - 9:30 am to 9:50 am System login by candidates to read exam instructions - 9:50 am onwards Exam begins - 10:00 am onwards Exam ends - 12:00 pm Schedule for Shift 2 to be held from 03:00 P. M. to 5:00 P. M. Reporting at the centre - 01.00 p. m. to 02.30 pm Frisking and seat allotment - 02.30 p. m. to 02.50 pm System login by candidates to read exam instructions - 02.50 pm onwards Exam begins - 03:00 pm onwards Exam ends - 5:00 pm.
 

Q:   What are the exam timings for DU CUET LL.B. 2023?

A:
The National Testing Agency will conduct the entrance exam for all papers in two shifts on all exam days. The shift timing for each paper will be mentioned on the admit card of candidates. The exam authority has informed two shift timings on the official website, as under: Shift 1 - 10:00 A. M. to 12:00 Noon Shift 2 - 03:00 P. M. to 5:00 P. M. It is highly possible that the exam authority will change/ add more shifts on the exam day, however, it will be informed to all registered candidates at least 5 days before the exam date. Candidates are required to reach the exam centre at least 2 hours before the exam timings on the exam day.
 

Q:   In how many phases DU LL.B. Through CUET-PG 2023 be held?

A:
As of now National Testing Agency has not specified any specific number of days for conducting LL.B. Paper, however, the exam will be held from June 5 to 10, 2023. Moreover, as there will be Lacs of candidates appearing for CUET-PG 2023, the chances of LL.B. Paper being held in several phases are high. Candidates who have registered for DU LL.B. Through CUET-PG 2023 will be informed about their exam day/ days through admit card only.
 

Q:   Are subjective questions asked in DU CUET LL.B. 2023 entrance exam?

A:
No, the question paper of DU CUET LL.B. 2023 will be carrying only objective-type I. e. multiple-choice based questions for all papers. This means, candidates will be provided question papers on the screen (designated/ allotted systems at the centres), wherein candidates will have to read and interpret the questions and fill the correct option from the available options on the screen. They will not be required to write answers on OMR sheet. Therefore, no subjective type questions will be asked in the exam, wherein candidates will be required to write sentences or long answers or essays. Know more about CUET-PG 2023 pattern here - https://www.shiksha.com/science/cuet-pg-exam-pattern.
 

Q:   What are the main subjects for DU LL.B. Through CUET-PG 2023?

A:
The question paper of DU LL.B. Through CUET-PG 2023 will be based on the Exam Pattern 3 of test format. This means, the question paper will be carrying 100 Multiple-Choice based Questions on the following main subjects: Language Comprehension - options from Hindi and English subjects General Knowledge Computer Basics Logical Reasoning There will be no Legal Aptitude based questions in the question paper of CUET LL.B. 2023. DU LL.B. Question paper till last year carried questions from English Language Comprehension, Analytical Abilities, Legal Awareness & Aptitude, and General Knowledge subjects.
 

Q:   What is the marking scheme of DU CUET LL.B. 2023?

A:
As per the marking scheme of DU CUET-PG 2023, the marking scheme will be based on following criterion: Each question will carry four marks. For each correct response, candidate will get four marks. For each incorrect response, one mark will be deducted from the total score. For un-answered/ un-attempted questions no marks will be given to candidates. To answer a question, the candidate needs to choose only one option as correct option. Marking two options as correct answers will be considered as wrong attempt, and negative marking will be applied in such cases. However, after the process of Challenges of the Answer Key, in case there are multiple correct options or change in key, only those candidates who have attempted it correctly as per the revised Final Answer Key will be awarded marks. In case a Question is dropped due to some technical error, full marks shall be given to all the candidates irrespective of the fact who have attempted it or not.
 

Q:   What is the medium of DU CUET LL.B. 2023 question paper?

A:
As per National Testing Agency, the question paper of DU CUET LL.B. Will be bilingual I. e. the question paper will be available in English and Hindi. The information bulletin stated, "CUET (PG) 2023 will be conducted in English and Hindi (Bilingual) except for language and Sahitya papers. " Moreover, it added, "The correctness of the questions in all the question papers except languages, the English version will be taken as final except in language (domain) and Sahitya papers (domain)" Therefore, the question paper of DU LL.B. Through CUET-PG 2023 will be available in English and Hindi medium only.
 

Q:   Which are the important books for covering DU CUET LL.B. 2023 syllabus?

A:
As the subjects of DU CUET LL.B. 2023 is different than previous years question paper of DU LL.B. Entrance exam, candidates will need to refer the most relevant books for preparation such as - Singhal's Guide for CUET (PG)-2023 LL.B. Entrance Examination - Verma Edition 2023 Moreover, for an effective preparation strategy, candidates can find subject specific books as under: Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis High English Grammar and Composition by Wren & Martin Lucent's Samanya Hindi for Competitive Exams A Modern Approach to Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal Analytical Reasoning (2018-2022) Session by MK Panday Candidates can find relevant books for each subject of CUET LL.B. 2023 as per the syllabus. They must look for books that are based on objective-type questions so they can prepare effectively for the upcoming exam.

Q:   What is the sectional weightage for DU CUET LL.B. 2023 question paper?

A:
As per the exam pattern for DU CUET LL.B. 2023 question paper, which is based on the test format 3 (b), there will be 100 multiple-choices based questions. The total questions will be divided equally into four subjects as under: Language Comprehension - 25 questions General Knowledge - 25 questions Computer Basics - 25 questions Logical Reasoning - 25 questions Therefore, each section will carry 100 marks question as each question carries 4 marks.

Q:   Which are the important topics to prepare for CUET DU LL.B. 2023 Entrance Exam?

A:
Some of the important topics to prepare for DU CUET LL.B. 2023 Entrance Exam include: Synonyms & Antonyms Hindi and English) Reading Comprehension Logical Puzzles Logical Reasoning Analogies Current Affairs Indian Constitution General Knowledge topics.

Q:   Are DU CUET LL.B. 2023 entrance exam syllabus and CLAT 2024 exam syllabus similar?

A:
No, the syllabus of DU LL.B. 2023 entrance exam is vastly different from the CLAT Syllabus. The DU CUET LL.B. 2023 entrance exam conducted for admission to three-year LL.B. Courses is nothing like CLAT exam, which is conducted for admission to five-year LL.B. Courses. The subjects of DU CUET LL.B. 2023 are Language Comprehension, GK, Computer Basics, and Logical Reasoning, whereas, the main subjects of CLAT question paper are English Language, Current Affairs including General Knowledge, Legal Reasoning Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Techniques. Moreover, even if there are common subjects in DU CUET LL.B. Question paper and CLAT question paper, the level of questions is hugely different. DU CUET LL.B. 2023 will be carrying questions of graduate level, whereas, the CLAT 2023 will be carrying class 12 level/ high school level questions.

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