LAT Exam Pattern 2020
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LAT Exam Pattern 2020: Allahabad University will release the exam pattern of LAT 2020. Candidates are requested to go through LAT 2020 exam pattern for a thorough knowledge of the exam structure. The exam is to be tentatively conducted in the third to fourth week of May 2020. The exam pattern of LAT 2020 will convey the candidates on the type of questions, duration, mode of conduct, marks distribution, and syllabus of the exam. Law Admission Test is conducted every year by Allahabad University to accept applications for law undergraduate courses they offer to the aspirants. Moreover, the candidates will get a fair idea on the exam duration, exam syllabus, marking scheme, and lots more. The sections to be included in the LAT 2020 exam are General Awareness, Current Affair and Reasoning, Language Comprehension, Legal Aptitude, and Mental Ability. The LAT 2020 exam is going to have a total of 150 questions summing up to 300 marks, the question will be of both subjective and objective types and there will be a negative marking of 0.5.


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All the crucial facts and figures of LAT 2020 which are mentioned in the article are according to the University’s law exam brochure. These details are subject to change once the University updates on the same.

LAT exam pattern - Overview



Examination mode

Offline (Pen and paper)

Exam duration

2 hours

Types of Questions

Subjective and Objective

Total marks


Total question


LAT exam pattern 2020 - Section-wise marks distribution



General awareness and current affairs


Mental ability and legal aptitude


Language comprehension




Correct answers

2 marks

Incorrect answers

-0.5 marks

LAT 2020 exam pattern- Syllabus



Language comprehension

Antonyms, Synonyms, homonyms, passages for comprehension, words commonly confused, vocabulary, spellings, idioms, one-word substitution, phrases, etc.

General awareness and current affairs

International Organizations, Treaties Indian & World History, International Political & Economic Perspectives, Environment, Geography, Indian National Movement

Mental ability and legal aptitude

Mathematical analysis, Deductive reasoning, odd-even discretion, classification, analogy, logical fallacy, syllogism, etc.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - LAT Exam Pattern 2020

Question: In which mode will the LAT 2020 exam be conducted?


LAT exam 2020 will be conducted in offline mode.

Question: What will be the duration of LAT 2020 exam?


The duration of the LAT 2020 exam will be 2hours.

Question: What is the negative marking criteria in LAT 2020?


For every correct answer, you will be given 2 marks whereas for every wrong answer 0.5 marks will be deducted.

Question: What is the total seat intake in Allahabad University?


The total seat intake in Allahabad University for law admissions is 600 i.e 300 seats for C.M.P Degree college and for Allahabad degree college as well.

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what are the preparation tips for SLAT ( symbiosis law admission test) and which books do you suggest for this particular exam? Also, is there any crash course available in mumbai for SLAT preparations?

hrithik jain 3rd Feb, 2020


Symbiosis has a very good reputation in the country and many students wants to take admission in it by SLAT. Let's look at the syllabus first:

General Knowledge: 30

Logical Reasoning: 30

Analytical Reasoning: 30

Legal Reasoning: 30

Reading Comprehension: 30

Total : 150

The exam patter is: Paper type is MCQ. There are 150 questions one marks each, one minute for each question and no negative marking.

Now, if we look at some of the important books for SLAT:

Analytical reasoning - MK Pandey

Legal Awareness and Legal reasoning - AP Bhardwaj

Word power Made easy -  NormalLewis

Modern Approach to Verbal And Non-Verbal Reasoning - RS Aggarwal

Simple Compound and Complex Sentences - Manik Joshi

Current Affairs - Arihant experts

Quick General Knowledge -  Disha Experts

Wileys Exam Expert – legal Awareness - Amandeep Rajgotra

Self Study Guide For LLB Entrance Exam - Arihant expert

Some tips for the preparation:

1. For the Written Ability Test (WAT) it is bit easy as the students will be given list of topics and they simply have to write essay on it.

2. Start preparing for the PI after the exam.

3. SLAT doesn't has that level of time bound so read the questions properly and answer (you can cover the course in less time).

4. For GK, prepare the current affairs and International news and you will be good to go.

Yes, you can find online course/coaching as well as offline coaching for SLAT from various institutes.


is LAT exam paper is also in Hindi ???

Ameya Narendra Parkar 18th Jan, 2020
Dear Aman,
LAT Examination is pen and paper based test. The duration of the exam is 2 hours.
Yes, the test language is Hindi as well. You can opt for English or Hindi as your test Language.
It's a multiple choice questions paper of 150 questions.
For other more details I request you to kindly check the following link

I hope this information helps you

All the best

new sample paper of clat......i want to get new sample paper of CLAT

Apoorva Student Expert 27th Dec, 2019

hello dear student ,

I understand your query and as you have asked for the sample papers for class and so here I am attaching a link from where you can download the sample papers and also the previous year question papers and I hope this will be helpful for you.

Thank you


i need lat ten years M.A. history entrance paper of jnu

Siddhi Arora Student Expert 6th Aug, 2019

Hey Aspirant!

You can get all the pdf for question papers from the past year for MA history through the following official link:

Hope it helps.

Best of luck.

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