DU LLM Seats

Author : Palak Khanna

September 2, 2022

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As per the seat matrix, the Faculty of Law provides around 125 seats every year for providing admissions to the LLM courses. However, there will be supernumerary seats for those belonging to foreign nationals, PwD, and CW categories.

The institute offers two types of LLM courses, as mentioned below:

  • 2-year LLM program, a full-time program meant for aspirants who are not in any other profession, trade, business, or occupation.
  • 3-year LLM program conducted in the evening is open to both working and non-working aspirants.

Since the 2-years course has more weightage in the seat matrix, most aspirants prefer to join for two years compared to three years.

Let us understand the detailed DU LLM Seat Matrix, and distribution of LLM seats in DU LLM  for both 2-years and 3-year courses from the post below.

DU LLM Seat Intake 2022

As said above, the percentage of aspirants applying for a 2-years LLM course is higher than for a 3-years course. Seats in DU LLM are quite limited. Therefore, the competition is extremely high. The institute offers around 67 seats for a 2-year course and 58 seats for a 3-year course.

However, the seat matrix is subject to the final decision of the Honourable High Court of Delhi.

Go through the number of seats available for each category from the post below.

DU LLM 2022 Seats for 2-year Course

Apart from the general seats, the Faculty of Law offers 9-10 supernumerary seats every year for foreign nationals, PwD, and CW categories.

Have a look at the table below to know the category-wise seat breakdown for the DU LLM 2-year course and DU LLM total seats: 

Sl. No Categories LLM 2 Years Total
1 UR 27 51
2 OBC 18 34
3 SC 10 19
4 ST 5 9
5 EWS 7 12
Total 67 125
Supernumerary Seats PwD 3 6
CW 3 6
FN 3 6
Grand Total 76 143

DU LLM Seats 2022 for 3-year Course

The 3-year DU LLM course has the following seat breakdown for different categories: 

Sl. No Categories LLM 3 Years Course Total
1 Un-Reserved 24 51
2 Other Backward Class 16 34
3 Scheduled Caste 9 19
4 Scheduled Tribe 4 9
5 Economically Weaker Sections 5 12
Total 58 125
Supernumerary Seats Persons with Disability 3 6
CW 3 6
Foreign Nationals 3 6
Grand Total 67 143

The distribution of DU seats for LLM may remain the same. 

DU LLM Seat Intake 2020

A higher percentage of applicants apply for a two-year LLM program than a three-year program. For 2020, the institute has around 67 seats available for a 2-year course and 58 seats available for a 3-year DU LLM course.

However, the seat matrix is subject to the Honourable High Court of Delhi's final decision.

Let us check the category-wise seat break for the 2-year DU LLM course and 3-year DU LLM course:

DU LLM 2020 Seats for 2-year Course

The 2-year DU LLM course has the following seat breakdown for different categories: 

Sl. No Categories LLM 2 Years
1 Un-Reserved 27
2 Other Backward Class 18
3 Scheduled Caste 10
4 Scheduled Tribe 5
5 Economically Weaker Sections 7
Grand Total 67

The number of seats for LLM in DU is listed above in the table. 

DU LLM 2020 Seats for 3-year Course

The 3-year DU LLM course has the following seat breakdown for different categories: 

Sl. No Categories LLM 3 Years
1 UR 24
2 OBC 16
3 SC 9
4 ST 4
5 EWS 7
Grand Total 58

DU LLM Seat Reservation

You will get admission as per the Delhi University's rules and regulations regarding the reservation. There are currently provisions for reservation for OBCs, SCs, STs, EWSs, PwDs, CWs (Children of War), etc.

The University follows the preference order in the reservation of Children/Widows of Officers and Men of the Armed Forces, including ParaMilitary Personnel.

Admission may be offered to the Children/Widows of Officers and Men of the Armed Forces, including Para-Military Personnel, in the following order of preference:

  • Widows/Wards of Defence personnel killed in action;
  • Wards of Defence Personnel disabled in action and Boarded out from
  • service with disability attributable to military service;
  • Widows/Wards of Defence Personnel who died in peacetime with
  • death attributable to military service;
  • Wards of Defence Personnel disabled in peacetime and Boarded out
  • with disability attributable to the military service; and
  • Wards of serving/ Ex-servicemen personnel, including personnel of police forces who receive Gallantry Awards; Gallantry Awards include ParamVir Chakra, Ashok Chakra, SarvottamYudhSeva Medal, MahaVir Chakra, Kirti Chakra, UttamYudhSeva Medal, Vir Chakra, Shaurya Chakra, YudhSeva Medal, Sena, NauSena, Vayusena Medal, Mention-in-Despatches, President’s Police Medal for Gallantry, Police Medal for Gallantry.
  • Wards of Ex-servicemen.
  • Wards of Servicing Personnel
  • Wives of Serving Personnel
  • Wives of:

a. Defence personnel disabled in action and boarded out from
service
b. Defence personnel in service and boarded out with disability attributable to military service.
c. Ex-servicemen and serving personnel who receive Gallantry Awards.

In case of candidates claiming reservation in more than one type of category, s/he must keep in mind the following :

  • If you claim reservation under more than one category(SC/ST/OBC/PwD/CW), you should indicate the relevant categories in the application filed for the Entrance Test.
  • In case of more than one type of reservation, the reservation shall cut across the existing reservations of SC/ST/OBC, widows/wards of officers, and men of armed forces by the principle of interlocking reservation. 
  • In other words, there will be sub reservations for physically disabled candidates in each reserved category; thus, a disabled SC/ST/OBC candidate would have preference over a non-disabled SC/ST/OBC candidate.
  • The reservation for OBC category shall be granted only based on Central List.

**Persons with Disabilities (PwD): As per the provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2017, not less than five percent (5%) seats are reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities where “person with benchmark disability” means a person with not less than forty percent (40%) of a specified disability where specified disability has not been defined in measurable terms and includes a person with disability where specified disability has been described in measurable terms, as certified by the certifying authority.

DU LLM Eligibility Criteria 2022

You must have completed a three-year/five-year LLB degree from the University of Delhi or any other Indian/Foreign University recognized as equivalent by the University of Delhi to apply for the DU LLM Entrance Exam.

Also, you must have secured 50% or an equivalent grade point in the qualifying examination if you belong to the general category. In comparison, it is 45% for SC/ST/OBC/CW/PwD category.

As per the official notification, if you are in the final year of your bachelor's degree, you can also apply for the exam. 

Frequently Asked Questions

You will get selected for admission process at Delhi University based on the marks scored in the DU LLM Entrance Exam.
A total of 125 seats for general category and 16 supernumerary seats available at Delhi University for 2-year and 3-year LLM courses.
No. You have to apply for the DU LLM Exam 2022 only in online mode.
The DU LLM Application Fee is Rs. 750/- for the general category and Rs. 300/- for SC/ST/PwD/EWS category.

DU LLM Seats

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : September 2, 2022

SHARE

As per the seat matrix, the Faculty of Law provides around 125 seats every year for providing admissions to the LLM courses. However, there will be supernumerary seats for those belonging to foreign nationals, PwD, and CW categories.

The institute offers two types of LLM courses, as mentioned below:

  • 2-year LLM program, a full-time program meant for aspirants who are not in any other profession, trade, business, or occupation.
  • 3-year LLM program conducted in the evening is open to both working and non-working aspirants.

Since the 2-years course has more weightage in the seat matrix, most aspirants prefer to join for two years compared to three years.

Let us understand the detailed DU LLM Seat Matrix, and distribution of LLM seats in DU LLM  for both 2-years and 3-year courses from the post below.

DU LLM Seat Intake 2022

As said above, the percentage of aspirants applying for a 2-years LLM course is higher than for a 3-years course. Seats in DU LLM are quite limited. Therefore, the competition is extremely high. The institute offers around 67 seats for a 2-year course and 58 seats for a 3-year course.

However, the seat matrix is subject to the final decision of the Honourable High Court of Delhi.

Go through the number of seats available for each category from the post below.

DU LLM 2022 Seats for 2-year Course

Apart from the general seats, the Faculty of Law offers 9-10 supernumerary seats every year for foreign nationals, PwD, and CW categories.

Have a look at the table below to know the category-wise seat breakdown for the DU LLM 2-year course and DU LLM total seats: 

Sl. No Categories LLM 2 Years Total
1 UR 27 51
2 OBC 18 34
3 SC 10 19
4 ST 5 9
5 EWS 7 12
Total 67 125
Supernumerary Seats PwD 3 6
CW 3 6
FN 3 6
Grand Total 76 143

DU LLM Seats 2022 for 3-year Course

The 3-year DU LLM course has the following seat breakdown for different categories: 

Sl. No Categories LLM 3 Years Course Total
1 Un-Reserved 24 51
2 Other Backward Class 16 34
3 Scheduled Caste 9 19
4 Scheduled Tribe 4 9
5 Economically Weaker Sections 5 12
Total 58 125
Supernumerary Seats Persons with Disability 3 6
CW 3 6
Foreign Nationals 3 6
Grand Total 67 143

The distribution of DU seats for LLM may remain the same. 

DU LLM Seat Intake 2020

A higher percentage of applicants apply for a two-year LLM program than a three-year program. For 2020, the institute has around 67 seats available for a 2-year course and 58 seats available for a 3-year DU LLM course.

However, the seat matrix is subject to the Honourable High Court of Delhi's final decision.

Let us check the category-wise seat break for the 2-year DU LLM course and 3-year DU LLM course:

DU LLM 2020 Seats for 2-year Course

The 2-year DU LLM course has the following seat breakdown for different categories: 

Sl. No Categories LLM 2 Years
1 Un-Reserved 27
2 Other Backward Class 18
3 Scheduled Caste 10
4 Scheduled Tribe 5
5 Economically Weaker Sections 7
Grand Total 67

The number of seats for LLM in DU is listed above in the table. 

DU LLM 2020 Seats for 3-year Course

The 3-year DU LLM course has the following seat breakdown for different categories: 

Sl. No Categories LLM 3 Years
1 UR 24
2 OBC 16
3 SC 9
4 ST 4
5 EWS 7
Grand Total 58

DU LLM Seat Reservation

You will get admission as per the Delhi University's rules and regulations regarding the reservation. There are currently provisions for reservation for OBCs, SCs, STs, EWSs, PwDs, CWs (Children of War), etc.

The University follows the preference order in the reservation of Children/Widows of Officers and Men of the Armed Forces, including ParaMilitary Personnel.

Admission may be offered to the Children/Widows of Officers and Men of the Armed Forces, including Para-Military Personnel, in the following order of preference:

  • Widows/Wards of Defence personnel killed in action;
  • Wards of Defence Personnel disabled in action and Boarded out from
  • service with disability attributable to military service;
  • Widows/Wards of Defence Personnel who died in peacetime with
  • death attributable to military service;
  • Wards of Defence Personnel disabled in peacetime and Boarded out
  • with disability attributable to the military service; and
  • Wards of serving/ Ex-servicemen personnel, including personnel of police forces who receive Gallantry Awards; Gallantry Awards include ParamVir Chakra, Ashok Chakra, SarvottamYudhSeva Medal, MahaVir Chakra, Kirti Chakra, UttamYudhSeva Medal, Vir Chakra, Shaurya Chakra, YudhSeva Medal, Sena, NauSena, Vayusena Medal, Mention-in-Despatches, President’s Police Medal for Gallantry, Police Medal for Gallantry.
  • Wards of Ex-servicemen.
  • Wards of Servicing Personnel
  • Wives of Serving Personnel
  • Wives of:

a. Defence personnel disabled in action and boarded out from
service
b. Defence personnel in service and boarded out with disability attributable to military service.
c. Ex-servicemen and serving personnel who receive Gallantry Awards.

In case of candidates claiming reservation in more than one type of category, s/he must keep in mind the following :

  • If you claim reservation under more than one category(SC/ST/OBC/PwD/CW), you should indicate the relevant categories in the application filed for the Entrance Test.
  • In case of more than one type of reservation, the reservation shall cut across the existing reservations of SC/ST/OBC, widows/wards of officers, and men of armed forces by the principle of interlocking reservation. 
  • In other words, there will be sub reservations for physically disabled candidates in each reserved category; thus, a disabled SC/ST/OBC candidate would have preference over a non-disabled SC/ST/OBC candidate.
  • The reservation for OBC category shall be granted only based on Central List.

**Persons with Disabilities (PwD): As per the provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2017, not less than five percent (5%) seats are reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities where “person with benchmark disability” means a person with not less than forty percent (40%) of a specified disability where specified disability has not been defined in measurable terms and includes a person with disability where specified disability has been described in measurable terms, as certified by the certifying authority.

DU LLM Eligibility Criteria 2022

You must have completed a three-year/five-year LLB degree from the University of Delhi or any other Indian/Foreign University recognized as equivalent by the University of Delhi to apply for the DU LLM Entrance Exam.

Also, you must have secured 50% or an equivalent grade point in the qualifying examination if you belong to the general category. In comparison, it is 45% for SC/ST/OBC/CW/PwD category.

As per the official notification, if you are in the final year of your bachelor's degree, you can also apply for the exam. 

Frequently Asked Questions

You will get selected for admission process at Delhi University based on the marks scored in the DU LLM Entrance Exam.
A total of 125 seats for general category and 16 supernumerary seats available at Delhi University for 2-year and 3-year LLM courses.
No. You have to apply for the DU LLM Exam 2022 only in online mode.
The DU LLM Application Fee is Rs. 750/- for the general category and Rs. 300/- for SC/ST/PwD/EWS category.

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