About LAT 2020
Allahabad University conducts LAT exam for admitting candidates to its 3-year LLB program; the intake capacity for the program is 600 seats. The application form of LAT 2020 has been extended till July 31. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria prescribed for the program must duly fill and submit the LAT application form 2020 before the last date; applications sent after last date will not be entertained. The application fee for appearing in the exam is Rs 800 for general and OBC candidates, and Rs. 400 for candidates belonging to other categories. LAT 2020 exam will comprise 150 objective type questions. Each correct response will fetch 2 marks; there is no negative marking. Questions will be asked from three sections - 1) Language Comprehension 2) General Awareness and Current Affair, and 3) Reasoning, Mental Ability and Legal Aptitude
The result of LAT 2020 will be declared soon after the conduct of the exam, which will be followed by counselling for candidates who qualify in the exam. The LAT 2020 seat allotment will be based on both the merit rank (which will be prepared using LAT 2020 scores) and choices opted for admission.
LAT 2020 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Allahabad University LLB Admission Test|
|Short Exam Name||LAT|
|Conducting Body||Allahabad University|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||University Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||800 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Mode of Counselling||Offline|
|Exam Duration||2 Hours|
|Number of Seats||900 Seats|
LAT 2020 Important Dates
Past Dates and Events
10 May, 2020 - 31 Jul, 2020
Application | Mode: Online
LAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates appearing for LAT should carefully go through the LAT eligibility criteria 2020. Any candidate who is found to be not complying with the prescribed LAT eligibility criteria, his/her candidature can be cancelled at any stage of the admission process.
LAT 2020 eligibility criteria
- Basic Academic Qualifications - The applicant must hold a graduate degree in any discipline from a recognized university or equivalent institute.
- Minimum Qualifying Marks - The minimum aggregate marks in the qualifying exam is 45% for general, 40% for SC/ST, and 42% for OBC categories.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | NEFT
Allahabad University has opened LAT application 2020 in online mode on May 10. The application form of LAT 2020 will be for admission to the 3-year LLB program offered by the university. Candidates could submit their complete application forms before the last date.
It is recommended that candidates use only genuine and verifiable information when filling the LAT application form, as use of false and misleading information can lead to disqualification.
How to filling LAT 2020 application form
- Registration - Click on registration link to access the registration form. Enter details like name, mobile number, valid email id and other details as requested to create a applicant account.
Fill the form: Log-in to the newly created applicant account and fill in academic, personal and academic details, etc.
Pay the application fee: The candidate has to next pay the application fee of Rs. 800 (SC/ST/PH candidates need to pay only Rs. 400) in online mode.
Submit the form: After paying the fee, submit the form and take a printout of the completed application form.
To make the LAT 2020 application process smooth and error free, keep the following documents ready.
Mark sheets of 10th and 12th class
Date of birth certificate as a proof of age
Income certificate of parents
Caste certificate (if seeking admission under reserved categories)
NRIs, Foreign Nationals, or those who have graduated from foreign universities do not have to fill the application form. The university will conduct a separate admission and application process for such candidates of which the details will be communicated by the Faculty of Law.
Candidates should fill all the details in the application form and support it with the requisite documents. Incomplete applications will be out rightly rejected.
|SC, General, OBC, ST||PWD||Online||Male, Transgender, Female||₹ 400|
|General, OBC||Online||Male, Transgender, Female||₹ 800|
|ST, SC||Online||Male, Transgender, Female||₹ 400|
LAT 2020 Syllabus
Language comprehension - Hindi
Passages for comprehension
Words commonly confused
Knowledge of proverbs
Figures of speech
Legal terms and precis writing
Language comprehension - English
Passages for comprehension
Words commonly confused
Knowledge of proverbs
Figures of speech
Legal terms and precis writing
General awareness and current affairs
Indian and world history / geography / environment / Indian culture
Indian national movement / science and technology
Contemporary national /regional / international political, and economic perspectives
International organizations / treaties
General knowledge of traditional nature
Reasoning, mental ability, and legal aptitude
Mental ability and logical / mathematical analysis
Odd even discretion
Agreement and disagreement
Constitution / legal system
Constitutional / legal principles and practice etc
LAT 2020 Preparation Tips
Candidates appearing for the LAT 2020 can go through the given LAT preparation tips 2020 to give edge to their preparation:
- First, become familiar with the LAT exam pattern and syllabus. The exam pattern will tell the candidate how to prepare, for instance, since LAT 2020 will include objective type questions, so one should focus more on objective questions rather than getting stuck on subjective questions during exam preparation. Meanwhile, the syllabus will tell what to prepare and what to ignore.
- The candidate may mark topics, say, as important, neutral and less important, as this will enable him or her to invest their energies on scoring topics.
- Regular practice and revision is the key, so integrate them in your process. Divide the course into a certain number of blocks, and assign a specific time period to each of the blocks. Try to follow the time-table. Also, do timely revision.
- Practice last years' question papers. Take mock-test sessions wherein you finish a question paper within the same time duration as that of the exam. Many candidates mistake simply skimming through the sample papers instead of practising them. But, solving these question papers will not only teach candidates how to solve tricky questions but will also habituate them to the pattern, which can aid in time managent.
By consulting the exam pattern of LAT 2020 the applicant will get insights into the exam, like the type of questions asked, marking scheme, exam duration, sections and topics covered, etc. This information can be used for aligning one's preparation with exam requirements, which would increase the chances of success.
LAT Exam Pattern 2020
Type of Exam
Objective based (MCQs)
Duration of exam
Part 1 - Language Comprehension
Part 2 - General Awareness and Current Affairs questions)
Part 3 - Reasoning, Mental Ability and Legal Aptitude (50 questions)
Total number of questions
LAT 2020 Topics - Detailed Insights
Part - 1- Language Comprehension
This part will be divided into two sections - English language comprehension and Hindi language comprehension.
Both these sections will test the candidates’ linguistic skills in the respective language.
Both the sections will comprise passages for comprehension, antonyms, synonyms, homonyms, commonly confused words, vocabulary, spellings, idioms, syntax, phrases, grammar, proverbs, figures of speech, legal terms, precis writing, one-word substitution.
Candidates will be required to exhibit proficiency in the knowledge of the English language.
There could be objective type questions from some or all of the above fields.
Part 2 - General Awareness and Current Affairs
The paper will consist of objective type questions on the following topics - General awareness of Indian and world history/Environment/Indian Culture/Geography, Indian National Movement, Science and Technology, Contemporary Regional/National/International Politic and Economic perspectives; International treaties/organizations, questions on GK of traditional nature.
Part 3 - Reasoning, Mental Ability and Legal Aptitude
- Questions on mental ability, logical/mathematical analysis, odd even discretion, deductive reasoning, logical fallacy, classification, analogy, Agreement/disagreement to judge the candidate’s bent of mind, syllogism. Questions from legal Aptitude part will be related to constitution/legal system principles and practice.
The exam conducting body will release the LAT admit card 2020 for successfully registered candidates. The LAT 2020 admit cards will be available in online mode and will be issued to all candidates who have successfully filled the form and paid the application fee. An important document for sitting in the LAT 2020 exam, it will carry vital details like the name and roll number of the candidate, date and time of the exam, and exam name and address.
Steps to download LAT Admit Card 2020
- Click on the relevant link
- Enter username and password
The admit card will be displayed on screen
Check that the details mentioned on it are correct and legible
Download and take a printout
In case there is any discrepancy in the admit card, like the name is incorrectly spelled, get in touch with exam officials and get it rectified asap.
Details mentioned on LAT Admit Card 2020
Name of the candidate
Name of candidate’s father
Date of Birth
Date and time of exam
Name and address of allotted exam centre
Category under which admission is sought
Programme applied for admission
Exam day instructions
Documents Required at Exam
- LAT 2020 admit card
- Valid identity proof (driving license/PAN card/voter ID/Aadhaar card)
Allahabad University will declare the result of LAT 2020 tentatively in the 3rd week of June 2020. LAT 2020 result can be checked online by following the steps given below.
How to check LAT 2020 Result
Click on the official result link.
A log-in window will open
Enter enrolment number
The result would be displayed on the screen in downloadable format
The pdf will list the names of all test takers alongside their roll numbers and their scores and qualifying status.
Look up your roll number by using the search option.
Check your result.
The admission of candidates to three year L.L.B programme will be on the basis of the merit rank of the candidate, which will be prepared using LAT 2020 scores. Note that only such candidates who qualify in the exam will be eligible to participate in the LAT 2020 counselling process:
LAT 2020 - Minimum Qualifying Marks
No minimum qualifying marks
Mode of Counselling: Offline
Allahabad University will conduct LAT counselling 2020 after the declaration of result, around the second week of July 2020. LAT 2020 qualified candidates included in the merit list of LAT 2020 have to attend the counselling session compulsorily to finalize their admissions into the university’s three year L.L.B programme. The counselling process will be conducted in offline mode.
Candidates shortlisted for counselling of LAT 2020 will be sent call letters, which have to be produced at the time of counselling. Candidates must be physically present at the specified counselling venue on the specified date and time along with all the requisite documents.
Documents Required at the time of Counselling
- Print out of LAT result and score cards
LAT admit card
Qualifying degree examination marksheet
Date of Birth proof or 10th class passing certificate
Photocopy of the final LAT application form
Caste certificate for reserved categories
Documents as evidences supporting the candidate’s claims to a particular category, sports, NCC, PH quota
Candidates who physically attend the counselling session, fulfill all the eligibility criteria, furnish the requisite documents, and successfully undergo document verification procedure will be allotted a seat in the university for the three year L.L.B programme.
Those candidates who are found to be not eligible for admissions on the counselling day will be denied admissions.
After the counselling round, candidates have to submit the fees and fulfill other admission related procedures to finalize their admissions into the university.
Documents Required at Counselling
- LAT 2020 admit card
- LAT 2020 score card
- LAT 2020 application form copy
- Class 12th marksheet
- Graduation marksheet
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question: When will LAT application form open?
Allahabad University has released LAT 2020 application form in online mode on May 10.
Question: In what mode will LAT 2020 conducted?
LAT 2020 entrance exam will be conducted in pen-and-paper (offline) mode. The 2-hour test will have 150 MCQs of 2 marks each.
Question: When will LAT 2020 exam be conducted?
The LAT exam has been cancelled due to COVID-19. A new exam schedule will be released soon.
Question: Can I get admission to both 5-year BA LLB and 3-year programs through LAT 2020?
LAT 2020 is for admission to the 3-year LLB course only. However, admission to the 5-year integrated BA LLB is through LFAT 2020, which is also conducted by Allahabad University.
Question: What is the seat intake for the LLB program?
There are 600 seats for the 3-year LLB program.
Questions related to LAT
LLB course fee in allahabad univeristy
If you are talking about the LLB ( Hons ) courses then let me tell you that the fees for this course at allahabad university is INR 1,224 per year. This makes up to INR 4000 for three years course.
But, if you sk about B.A + LLB course at Allahabad University, then the fees is INR 37,000 for the first year. Total goes to 1,75,000 for five years course.
Hope this helps.
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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?
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 ???
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
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.