How to prepare for DU LL.B 2019?
Sonali.jolly, 18 Apr 2019, #DU LLB
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How to prepare for DU LL.B 2019- Are you a law aspirant looking for guidance on DU LLB preparation? Well my friend, you have come to the right place.  How to prepare for DU LL.B 2019 can be a serious issue for most law aspirants, since the qualifying degree can be completely unrelated to law. DU LL.B 2019 is the entrance test conducted by the  University of Delhi for admission to the 3-year LL.B degree programme. Law aspirants appearing for DU LL.B 2019 will compete for approximately 2310 seats across Delhi. Thousands of law aspirants from all over the country vie for these seats, thus making the competition for each seat tougher. But what is the fun in winning a competition if you have no one to compete with? If sometime during your preparation, you feel low or incompetent, recall the university motto “Nishtha Dhriti Satyam” meaning firm devotion to truth. Careers360 has compiled a preparation strategy suggested by toppers and experts on “how to prepare for DU LLB 2019”.

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What is the first step for preparation of DU LLB 2019?

To set about on a new journey, one needs to know the route and the destination. Similarly, knowing the examination pattern and the syllabus are very important to clear DU LLB Entrance Exam 2019. The exam is an objective type examination which consists of 100 questions. The tricky part of the examination is the negative marking system. Details of the examination pattern are given below.

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DU LL.B 2019 Examination Pattern

Mode of DU LL.B 2019


Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions




120 minutes

Number of Questions


Marking Scheme

  • Each correct answer is awarded FOUR marks

  • For every incorrect answer ONE mark is deducted

Negative marking 


How does syllabus affect the preparation of DU LL.B 2019?

The preparation of DU LL.B 2019 is largely affected by the syllabus. DU LL.B 2019 is designed to test law aspirants potential and is focused on a few core subjects. The syllabus can broadly be divided into four subjects namely, English, analytical abilities, general knowledge and legal awareness. Legal Awareness is the most important section as maximum questions are from this section. For those who do not know much about law, this section automatically becomes a priority. Detailed syllabus is given in the table below.

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DU LL.B 2019 Syllabus




Grammar, unseen passage, comprehension, fill in the blanks, jumbled words, synonyms, antonyms

Analytical Abilities

Mathematics upto Class X, analytical and logical reasoning

General Knowledge

Current affairs, general awareness, important events both national and international

Legal Awareness

Legal propositions, conclusions, bare acts of Indian constitution, Indian legal framework

How to prepare for DU LL.B 2019 strategically?

“ Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time”

- Jim Rohn

To be successful in any endeavor, every step has to be planned. While preparing for an examination, every minute is important. Thus, the time spent on each subject should be allotted carefully. According to experts, DU LLB 2019 is designed to test the candidates’ calibre in core areas, that is, legal aptitude, static general knowledge, Indian constitution and current affairs. The syllabus for the above subjects is vast, but can be completed through targeted study. Focus on the important sections and make notes of all the important events. Revise from your notes whenever possible.

“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is practice.”

-Vladimir Horowitz

No battle can be won by a single soldier, likewise to clear any examination only one attempt is not enough. Fortunately, it does not have to be multiple attempts at the examination. Solving question papers from the previous years and sample papers simulating the examination environment is essential. Both english and analytical abilities are sections which are both time consuming and puzzlers. Hence, these sections should be practiced daily. 

How to prepare for DU LL.B 2019 general knowledge section?

General knowledge section has no boundaries, it covers anything and everything happening around you. Thus keeping yourself updated with current affairs and important events is important. Experts advise candidates to develop a habit of reading the newspaper daily. Apart from newspapers, the following is suggested to keep abreast with current affairs-

  • India Year Book

  • The Hindu Newspaper

  • Pearson General Knowledge Manual 2019

  • Manorama Year Book

  • The Indian Express Newspaper

  • Hindustan Times

  • The Telegraph Newspaper

“Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything” - Wyatt Earp

People say that speed and accuracy do not agree with each other, but this is not entirely true. The solution again lies in practice. The goal is to score maximum marks in minimum time possible. Start with sections you find easy and try not to linger on a question for too long. Keep those tricky questions that consume a lot of your time for the end. Stay calm during the examination as you are bound to commit mistakes in a state of panic. If you master the above tricks, you will ace any examination you appear for.

How to prepare for DU LLB 2018 using mock test?

When asked about the importance of mock tests during preparation of DU LL.B 2019, Vivek Subramanian, an expert from Delhi Law Academy says “Mocks are an essential part of preparation, and you should be giving mocks once you are done with about 60% of your syllabus.” The importance of mock tests cannot be emphasized enough by experts and toppers. After completing about half the syllabus, start appearing for mock tests. But simply solving a mock test is not sufficient, a thorough analysis of each mock has to done. This will help you find out which sections need more work. 

Tips and tricks for exam day

According to Vivek Subramanian, an expert from Delhi Law Academy negative marking brings down the score of many talented students. An analysis by the Delhi Law Academy shows that the last 20 minutes of the examination are very important in determining the scores of a candidate. Succumbing to the last minute pressure, candidates’ try to guess the answers to all the unattempted questions, which results in a lot of negative marking. Solution to the said problem is to try and stay calm during the examination and bring down the guesswork to a minimum. 

We hope that you found the article useful and that it will help you with your preparation.

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