LAT Exam Pattern 2017

LAT Exam Pattern LAT Exam Pattern 2017- According to the exam pattern of LAT 2017, the law entrance exam will be conducted in paper- pen mode. The LAT exam pattern 2017 is designed by Allahabad University- its conducting body. According to the conducting body of LAT the exam is scheduled to take place on 7 June 2017. Those candidates who have registered for the entrance exam and made necessary payments will be allowed to take the LAT 2017. As per the LAT exam pattern 2017, the law entrance exam contains both objective and subjective type of questions which are divided into three sections. There are total 150 questions, 50 from each section. Each section carries 100 marks which means LAT 2017 is of total 300 marks. The test has to be completed in two hours   . In this article, candidates will find all information related to the LAT exam pattern 2017 and prepare accordingly.

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With the help of LAT 2017 exam pattern, candidates appearing for LAT 2017 will have better grasp of what they are likely to come across in the entrance exam. Candidates can understand the structure of exam, itd marking scheme and syllabus from where the questions are likely to come. Candidates who will be taking the entrance should verify their have the copy of the submitted application form along with the admit card of LAT 2017.


In the table given below, candidates can find the complete LAT exam pattern 2017 for better understanding:


LAT Exam Pattern 2017



Number of Questions

Total Marks

Paper 1

Language Comprehension



Paper 2

General Awareness & Current Affairs



Paper 3

Reasoning, Mental Ability and Legal Aptitude






LAT Marking Scheme 2017


The marking scheme of LAT 2017 is very simple. Since LAT 2017 has three sections and each section is worth 100 marks. Each correct answer will be awarded with 2 marks and for every wrong answer 0.5 marks will be deducted.


LAT 2017 Marking Scheme

S No.

Type of Answer



Correct Answer






Not attempt



More than 1 answer


Now let us take you through the complete LAT exam pattern 2017:


Part 1: Language Comprehension


According to the LAT 2017 exam pattern, this part comprises two sections: English comprehension & Hindi language comprehension. Under this section, the linguistic abilities of candidates are assessed. Candidates can expect questions from topics such as synonyms, antonyms, idioms, grammar, figures of speech, proverbs, homonyms, and one-word substitution to name a few.


Part 2:  General Awareness & Current Affairs

Under this part, the LAT 2017 shall contain objective type of questions related to general awareness pertaining to Science, Technology, Indian/ World History, International/ national/ political  perspective, along with questions on General Knowledge.


Part 3: Reasoning, Mental Ability and Legal Aptitude


As per the LAT exam pattern 2017, in this section candidates can expect questions from topics given below:

  • Deductive reasoning

  • Mental Ability and Logical/ Mathematical analysis

  • Analogy

  • Logical fallacy

  • Constitutional legal system

  • Syllogism

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