DU LLM Eligibility Criteria 2017

Faculty of Law, Delhi University Post Graduate Law Entrance Exam (DU LLM Entrance Exam)

DU LLM Eligibility Criteria 2017

DU LLM Eligibility CriteriaDU LLM Eligibility Criteria 2017– The eligibility criteria for DU LLM 2017 is set by the Faculty of Law at the University of Delhi. Candidates aspiring for post graduate seats in the Two Year LLM programme offered by Delhi University will have to satisfy the DU LLM 2017 Eligibility Criteria. The minimum educational qualifications required for admissions to the LLM courses in the three law study centres of Delhi University will be specified in the eligibility criteria of DU LLM 2017.

Candidates who do not fulfill the given conditions laid down by the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, will not be considered for admissions under the Delhi University LLM Entrance Exam. Even those candidates who successfully clear DU LLM 2017 will have to fulfill the criteria of eligibility at the time of DU LLM Counselling. The eligibility criteria of DU LLM will also specify the degrees or institutes that are recognized by Delhi University’s Faculty of Law for candidates seeking admissions to the Two Year postgraduate law courses.

 

It is important that candidates read through the DU LLM Eligibility Criteria before filling the DU LLM 2017 Application Form.

 

DU LLM 2017 Eligibility Criteria

S.No.

Category

Degree Requirements

Marks Requirements

1

General

Three/Five Year LL.B degree from University of Delhi or any other recognized University

50% aggregate marks or equivalent grade

2

Reserved

Three/Five Year LL.B degree from University of Delhi or any other recognized University

45% aggregate marks or equivalent grade

Details of DU LLM 2017 Eligibility CriteriaCandidates applying for admissions to Delhi University’s LLM Two Year programme should satisfy the below given detailed category-wise eligibility criteria of DU LLM 2017.

 

For General Category

  • Candidates should have secured a Three Year LLB or Five Year Integrated LLB Degree from the University of Delhi or any other University in India or abroad which is recognized by the University of Delhi.

  • They should have scored atleast 50% marks on aggregate or an equivalent aggregate grade point over the course of their Three Year LLB or Five Year Integrated LLB degree.

For Reserved Categories

1)      SC/ST

  • Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) candidates should have secured a Three Year LLB or Five Year Integrated LLB Degree from the University of Delhi or any other University in India or abroad which is recognized by the University of Delhi when appearing for DU LLM 2017.

  • SC/ST candidates should have scored atleast 45% marks on aggregate or an equivalent aggregate grade point over the course of their Three Year LLB or Five Year Integrated LLB degree.

2)      OBC

  • Other Backward Caste (OBC) candidates should have secured a Three Year LLB or Five Year Integrated LLB Degree from the University of Delhi or any other University in India or abroad which is recognized by the University of Delhi when appearing for DU LLM 2017.

  • For OBC candidates, a relaxation in the minimum eligibility of marks with regard to the aggregate score achieved in pursuit of their LLB Degrees will be applicable. This will be calculated to the extent of 10% of the minimum eligibility marks prescribed for the general category candidates. This means that if the minimum eligibility marks required for general candidates is 50%, for OBC candidates it will be 50% minus 10% of 50%, that is 45%. This rule, introduced in compliance of a judgement passed by the Supreme Court in 2011 in the P.V. Indiresan v. Union of India case, means that OBC candidates should have scored 45% aggregate marks or an equivalent aggregate grade point while securing their LLB degree.

  • Only those OBC candidates who belong to the Non Creamy Layer and whose caste is contained in the Central List of OBC categories shall be eligible for admissions under the OBC category relaxations for DU LLM 2017. All other OBC candidates will have to apply for DU LLM 2017 under the General category rules.

3)      Defence Quota

  • Candidates applying for DU LLM 2017 under the Children/Widow (CW) category, either as widows/wards of ex-servicemen or as wards of serving defence forces personnel with gallantry award recognition, will receive 5% marks relaxation in the minimum DU LLM eligibility prescribed for general candidates, that is they should have obtained 45% aggregate marks or an equivalent aggregate grade in their LLB degree.

4)      Physically Handicapped

  • Candidates who are physically handicapped will also be given 5% marks relaxation in the minimum DU LLM eligibility prescribed for general candidates, that is they will need to have scored 45% aggregate marks or obtained an equivalent aggregate grade point for their LLB degree, subject to the recommendations of the Medical Board.

5)      Sports Category

  • No reservation is applicable.

DU LLM Eligibility Criteria 2017 Important Points

  • Candidates applying for DU LLM 2017 may be asked to get their LLB degrees recognized by the UGC/BCI/other such body for the purpose of admissions to Delhi University’s Two Year LLM course. The degrees may even be checked by the University authorities for confirming equivalence with Delhi University’s LLB degrees. LLB degrees already recognized by the University or considered equivalent to the DU LLB degrees will not be checked further.

  • Candidates who are appearing in their final LLB qualifying exam or are awaiting its results are eligible to appear in the DU LLM 2017 Entrance Examination. Final admission will depend on whether they secure the minimum required category-wise aggregate marks/grade.

  • Candidates will need to secure the exact or above the exact minimum required qualifying marks, as specified for their category, to be eligible for DU LLM 2017 admissions. The marks in fractions will be considered and rounding off will not be allowed.

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