DU LLB 2016: tips for exam day

DU LLB 2016: tips for exam day

As Delhi University LLB 2016 entrance examination is scheduled to be held on June 22, the law aspirants are busy in revising through their preparation notes. Careers360 brings ‘DU LLB 2016 exam day tips’, so as to help law aspirants like you in beating the exam blues. DU LLB 2016 exam day tips will also help you with suggestions of domain experts for appearing in the law entrance examination. Candidates, through this advisory piece on ‘DU LLB 2016 exam taking strategy’ come to know regarding Dos and Don’ts for DU LLB 2016 exam.

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Important topics for DU LLB 2016 entrance exam

The law entrance exam experts suggest that each topic is important for exams like DU LLB. They, however, point out some of the important topics which need more focus. Dr. Punam Shanti, Director, Success Mantra says, “Candidates mainly need to emphasize on a number of subjects including General Knowledge and Legal Aptitude. Candidates should have a strategic study-plan for these subjects.”


Further, Dr. (H.C) Sonal Gupta, an LL.M gold medallist from NLU Delhi suggests that law aspirants should be logical and rational during their entrance exam preparations. He says, “Concentrating more on GK and Current Affairs along with Legal Aptitude sections will give an edge over other test-takers.” Moreover, he cautions that one must not overlook English and Reasoning sections, as they are easy-scoring subjects.


DU LLB Paper Pattern 2016

If you are appearing in DU LLB 2016 entrance exam, it is imperative for you to know the paper pattern. Knowing the exam pattern of DU LLB 2016 would help you not only in building the exam taking strategy, but also boost your confidence during the exam. This is why the exam experts say that once you know the paper pattern, it becomes easy for you to write the exam.


English including Comprehension – This section will comprise 35 questions. The questions will be of objective as well as subjective types consisting of jumbled words/sentences, fill in the blanks, incorrect sentences, unseen passages and essay-writing. The questions will be of Class 12th standard. The section will test basic knowledge of reading and writing skills of the candidates, required for the LLB programme.


General Knowledge & Current Affairs – This section will include another 35 questions focused on recent happenings of national and international importance and also general knowledge including Constitution of India. This section tests the general awareness of candidates. The questions will be of objective-type with multiple-answer options. Candidates need to choose the appropriate answer among the given options.


Mathematics (Numerical Ability) & Analytical Ability – The section will include as many as 35 questions covering numerous topics of numerical and analytical abilities including percentage, profit and loss, number system, average, algebra, arithmetic progression and geometric progression besides general analytical and logical reasoning questions. The questions will be of Class 12th standard.


Legal Awareness and Aptitude – This is considered as the most important section of DU LLB entrance exam as it tests your interest towards the LLB programme. The section consists of a total of 70 questions, the basic ones, related to Indian legal framework and some of the commonly used legal terms. Some questions will also be framed regarding Indian Judiciary system. LLB aspirants need to take this section very seriously as it has the maximum number of questions among all the sections.


Therefore, the DU LLB 2016 offline exam paper will be conducted for total marks of 700, comprising as many as 175 questions carrying 4 marks each. Candidates will be allowed to take the exam for time duration of 2 hours.


As per the DU LLB exam marking scheme, each correct answer will be awarded four marks, while for every incorrect response, one mark each will be deducted from the total scored marks. In case, any candidate responds a question with more than one answer option, it’ll be regarded as wrongly attempted and negative marking will be applicable to the very question. Non-attempted questions will be awarded zero (0) marks.


Dos and Don’ts for appearing in DU LLB 2016 exam

Exam experts suggest that when you are about to appear for the LLB entrance exam in the next few days, you are required to keep calm, while de-stressing yourself from the exam pressures. Dr. (H.C) Sonal Gupta says, “Relieving yourself from the exam pressure is the need of the hour as it’ll be no good, if you panic in the last moment.” He further suggests that believing in yourself and the hard work you have done during the exam preparation phase will help you in boosting your confidence.


Some of the Dos and Don’ts for DU LLB 2016 exam aspirants are as follows–


  1. Visit your allotted exam centre for DU LLB 2016, a day in advance to get an idea of the time duration in reaching there.

  2. Ensure the availability of your DU LLB 2016 admit card, valid identity proof, blue/black pen and pencil, in the night before the exam.

  3. Keep calm.

  4. Revise some important topics including Constitution of India, Legal Terms and GK.

  5. Quick glance over the last two month’s important happening of national and international importance.

  6. Sleep early and rise early on the exam day.

  7. Leave for the exam centre as early as you can reach at least 30 minutes before the reporting time.

  8. Check your seating arrangement, as you reach the exam centre.

  9. Have confidence while attempting the DU LLB 2016 question paper.


  1. Don’t start any new topic from any of the sections for DU LLB 2016 exam.

  2. Don’t stress yourself.

  3. Don’t indulge in over-competitive or over-confidence attitude.

Delhi University, Faculty of Law offers admissions to as many as 2611 undergraduate law seats through DU LLB entrance exam, held annually.

Stay tuned to law.careers360.com for more feature and updates on DU LLB entrance exam 2016

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First Published On : 21 Jun 2016 08:57 PM IST

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