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DU LLM Exam Pattern 2022

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : February 8, 2022


DU LLM Exam Pattern- Mode, Medium & Negative Marking

To our surprise, the DU LLM Exam Pattern hasn't seen any major change due to the prevailing situation in the country. This has made it easier for students to plan and prepare for this exam.

There isn't any official announcement on the exam dates for this exam, however, we are assuming the dates to be slightly earlier than before.

This post shall cover the important aspects of the paper pattern set by NTA for admission to the LLM program at The Faculty of Law, Delhi University.

Here are some highlights that you must know about the DU LLM Question Paper Format:

  • Delhi University cracked a hack to not be affected by the changing exam conducting process since this exam has always been in online mode.
  • The question paper is designed in English to diversify the student/applicant base for the exams.
  • DU LLM has a negative marking for every incorrect response. So, make sure you have practiced enough to be accurate.
  • There is nothing called "sections" in this exam. The question paper has a sequence of random questions based on the topics mentioned in the syllabus.

Let's dive into the details of the exam pattern along with the important topics from the DU LLM Syllabus to ease out your preparation.

DU LLM Exam Pattern 2022

Read below the highlights of the DU LLM Paper pattern as set by NTA. This is a common scheme for all PG level exams conducted under DUET (Delhi University Entrance Test). There isn't any official announcement on the change in the paper pattern hence for the 2022 session we shall consider the same.

Mode of the Exam Online or Computer Based Test (CBT)
Medium of Question Paper English 
Duration of the Exam 2 hours (120 minutes)
Type of Questions Objective Type/ Multiple Choice Questions
Total Number of Questions 100
Sections No sections in the exam
Total Marks for DU LLM 400

DU LLM 2022 Marking Scheme

Every correct answer will help you score +4 marks in the exam, however, you will be marked negatively for every incorrect answer. The authority deducts 1 mark for each incorrect response in the exam. There isn't any mark for an unanswered question.

DU LLM Important Topics

Since the topics asked in the exam have already been a part of your curriculum during your graduation, it is very important to understand the focus areas to proceed with your preparation in the right direction. Let's ease out this search for you!

Here are the important topics from the DU LLM Exam Pattern & Syllabus which one must revise and practice with utmost accuracy to score well.

  • Constitution
  • Family law
  • Contract
  • Jurisprudence
  • Torts and
  • International law


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