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The Faculty of Law offers Master of Laws (LL.M.) (2 year and 3 year), Master of Comparative Laws (M.C.L.) (Two Years), the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and the Doctor of Civil Laws (D.C.L.) programmes. These courses are taught and supervised by faculty members drawn from all the three Law Centres.

LL.M. is for Indian students while M.C.L. is offered to foreign students. Ph.D. and D.C.L. degrees may be obtained by either Indian or foreign students as per the rules of the University. LL.M. (Two Year) is a full time course and students seeking admission in this course are required to file an affidavit stating that they are not engaged in any trade, business, occupation, profession, or employment and will be studying the course on full time basis as per rules contained in the Delhi University Ordinances. LL.M. (Three year) course is open to working persons also. The LL.M. and M.C.L. students are given reading materials of high standards in all the Courses.

The admissions to Master of Laws (Two and Three year programmes) are made strictly on the basis of merit in the LL.M. Entrance Test. Up to 10 foreign nationals may be admitted to the M.C.L. which is a two year full time course. Foreign students desirous of taking admission in M.C.L. are not required to take the Entrance Test.

The Faculty of Law has a comprehensive research programme leading to the award of Ph.D. and D.C.L. degrees. More than 250 research scholars have been awarded Ph.D. Degree in Law by the University of Delhi. Ph.D. is governed by Ordinance VI of the Delhi University Ordinance and candidateseligible to take admission in Ph.D. should consult the latest Ordinance VI as notified on 9th August 2017 (available on DU Website). Scholars may be admitted to the Ph.D. programme through Entrance Test as well as without it as per the conditions contained in Ordinance VI. However, all candidates desirous of taking admission in Ph.D. course of University of Delhi, whether they need to take the Entrance Test or not, must register themselves on the Delhi University Ph.D. Portal for being considered for admission to the programme.

ADMISSIONS TO LL.M. COURSE, 2018

The admission to LL.M. Course shall be made on the basis of merit in the LL.M. Entrance Test 2018. There shall be an Entrance Test for LL.M. The date of LL.M. Entrance Test shall be notified on the University website by the Central Admission Committee of the University of Delhi.

Eligibility for LL.M. Entrance Test:

(i) For Unreserved (UR) category candidates, a three-year/five-year LL.B. Degree from the University of Delhi or any other Indian or Foreign University recognized as equivalent by the University of Delhi with at least 50% marks or an equivalent grade point in the aggregate.

(ii) For Other Backward Classes (OBC) category candidates, a three-year/five-year LL.B. Degree from the University of Delhi or any other Indian or Foreign University recognized as equivalent by the University of Delhi with at least 45% marks or an equivalent grade point in the aggregate.

(iii) The candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST), widows/wards of ex-servicemen/serving personnel (CW) category and Person with Disability (PwD) category having a three year/five-year LL.B. Degree from the University of Delhi or any other Indian or Foreign University recognized as equivalent by the University of Delhi with at least 45% marks or an equivalent grade point in the aggregate in either of them.

Note: (a) The candidates securing marks prescribed above or appearing in the LL.B. Degree examination or awaiting the results of any such examination are eligible to appear in the LL.M. Entrance Test 2018 but the admission will depend on their securing the minimum prescribed eligibility marks.

(b) Rounding of a fraction of marks is not allowed.

(c) No candidate on the rolls of LL.M. course of any University including University of Delhi shall be allowed to take admission in the LL.M. Course irrespective of whether the candidate is an ex-student or regular in that University. Any candidate who had taken admission in any University including Delhi University LL.M. course may take the admission only if they have cancelled their admission in that University on the date of their admission in University of Delhi.

 

LL.M. Entrance Test:

1. The LL.M. Entrance Test 2018 will be held ONLINE (unless declared otherwise by the University) at various centres which shall be notified by the University. The schedule of the test shall be notified later.

2. The Test shall be of two hours duration. The Test Paper will consist of one question paper containing 100 objective-type questions with multiple choice answers relating to Constitutional Law of India, Jurisprudence, Law of Contracts, Sale of Goods, Law of Torts, Consumer Protection, Criminal Law, Family Law, Public International Law, Intellectual Property Law, Cyber Law, Environment Law, Company Law and Partnership. In addition a few questions may address contemporary legal issues.

3. The language of the Entrance Test shall be English.

4. Each question shall carry four marks. For every correct answer, four marks will be awarded and for every incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted. No mark will be awarded or deducted for a question which is left unanswered.

5. The general instructions to the candidates will be supplied later on the University website.

FEE FOR LL.M. ENTRANCE TEST

On-Line Registration Fee For LL.M. Entrance test for SC/ST/PwD candidates is Rs. 250/- and for all others (Unreserved, OBC, CW) it is Rs.500/-. The fee is non-refundable.

 

 

SEAT DISTRIBUTION for LL.M

 
 
 

LL.M. 2 Yr

LL.M. 3 Yr

 

UR

27

24

 

OBC

15

12

 

SC

8

7

 

ST

4

3

 

PwD

3

2

 

CW

3

2

 

Total

60

50

 
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