Law Admission Test (LAT) 2020 – University of Allahabad conducts a Law Admission Test for admission to LL.B Three year Course. Candidates willing to take admission in LLB course have to appear in the Entrance Test. Candidates must take due care while filling the online application from from allduniv.ac.in. Selection of candidates for admission will be done as per the result of Entrance Test. There are minimum qualifying marks in Entrance Test are 30% for Unreserved Category, 27% for OBC and no qualifying mark for SC/ST, PH, EW/TW category students. Check here complete regarding LAT 2020 Admission Test such as schedule date, eligibility criteria and other information.
Allahabad University LAT 2020
Candidates whose eligibility graduate examination result is awaited may also apply for Admission but his candidature shall be provision. As of now applicants can check the expected important Dates of LAT 2020. LAT 2020 Important Dates will help the candidates to stay updated and keep a track of the latest events of the law examinations. Candidates can check the table below for LAT Important Dates 2020.
|Availability of Application Forms||3rd week of Apr 2020|
|Last Date of Submission of Online Registration||2nd week of May 2020|
|Date of Downloading Admit Cards for website||3rd week of May 2020|
|Date of Entrance Test||last week of May 2020|
|Declaration of Result||2nd week of Jun 2020|
- Three Year Law Degree Course: An applicant who has graduated in any discipline of knowledge from a University established by an Act of Parliament or by a State legislature or an equivalent national institution recognized as a Deemed to be University or Foreign University recognized as equivalent to the status of an Indian University by an authority competent to declare equivalence, may apply for a three year’ degree’ program in law leading to conferment of LL.B, degree on successful completion of the regular program conducted by a University whose degree in law is recognized by the Bar Council or India for the purpose of enrolment.
- Integrated Degree Program: An applicant who has successfully completed Senior Secondary School course (‘ +2’) or equivalent (such as 11+1, ‘A’ level in Senior School Leaving Certificate course) from a recognized University of India or outside or from a Senior Secondary Board or equivalent. constituted or recognized by the Union or by a State Government or from any equivalent institution from a foreign country recognized by the government of that country for the purpose of issue of qualifying certificate on successful completion of the course, may apply for and be admitted into the program of the Centre of Legal Education to obtain the integrated degree in law with a degree in any other subject as the first degree from the University whose such a degree in law is recognized by the Bar Council of India for the purpose or enrolment.
- Provided that applicants who have obtained +2 Higher Secondary Pass Certificate or First Degree Certificate after prosecuting studies in distance or correspondence method shall also be considered as eligible for admission in the Integrated Five Years course or three years’ LL.B. Course, as the case may be. Explanation: The applicant who have obtained 10+2 or graduation / post graduation through open universities system directly without having any basic qualification for prosecuting such studies are not eligible for admission in the law courses.
Minimum marks in qualifying examination for admission
Bar Council of India from time to time has stipulated the minimum percentage of marks not below 45% of the total marks in case of general category applicant, 42% for OBC category and 40% of the total marks in case of SC and ST applicant, to be obtained for the qualifying examination. Such as +2 Examination in case of Integrated Five Years’ course or Degree course in any discipline for Three years’ LL.B. Course for the purpose of applying for an getting admitted into a Law Degree Program of any recognized University in either of the streams.
Provided that such a minimum qualifying marks shall not automatically entitle a candidate to get admission into an University/Colleges but only shall entitle the person concerned to fulfill other criteria notified by the University/Colleges concerned or by the government concerned from time to time to apply far admission.
Candidates can fill the online registration form on payment of prescribed fee within the dates prescribed and as per the Admission Notification and shall have to submit it Online (after duly filling). Such a candidate shall have to appear in the Law Admission Test according to the schedule given in this article. For candidates exempted from appearing in the Admission Test, there shall be a separate procedure to be notified later on by faculty of Law. There shall be a special process of application and admission for candidate exempted from appearing in the Admission Test, which shall be communicated separately by Faculty of Law.
As per last year information, application fee for Law Admission Test (LAT) is given below:
- Rs 800/- (Rupees Six Hundred) for General and OBC candidates and
- Rs 400/- (Rupees Three Hundred) for SC, ST and PH candidates.
Steps to Fill Online Application Form
Step 1: Registration Form for Obtaining User ID and Password
Step 2: User ID and Password will be sent through SMS and Email ID
Step 3: Fill the Application Form
Step 4: Upload your Photograph and Signature
Step 5: Submission of Fees
Step 6: Take a Print out of Filled Application Form with Transaction ID Printed on it.
Candidates can follow the below mentioned exam scheme for performing brilliant in Law Admission Test. This Exam pattern is based on last year information for getting the idea of upcoming exam session. As soon as the officials will release the latest, we will update it here.
- Duration of Law Admission Test: 2:00 hours
- Total number of Questions: The test shall consist of 150 questions of 300 marks.
- Marking Scheme: For each correct answer candidate shall be awarded 2 marks and 0.5 of a mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
The paper is divided into three parts:
- Part – I (Language Comprehension)
- Part – II (General Awareness & Current Affairs)
- Part – III (Reasoning, Mental Ability and Legal Aptitude)
There will be multiple choice questions in the Admission Test.
|Paper||No. of Ques.||Marks|
|Language Comprehension||Hindi 25|
|General Awareness and current affairs||50||100|
|Reasoning, Mental Ability and Legal Aptitude||Reasoning and Mental Ability 25|
Legal Aptitude 25
PAPER-I: Language Comprehension
- This part shall consist of two sections. Coverning Hindi Language Comprehension and English Language Comprehension.
- Candidates are required to possess linguistic skills in both the languages of the level as is expected of a graduate student who has not had these as special subjects. In both the section, the test paper shall comprise passages for comprehension, synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, words commonly confused, vocabulary, one-word substitution, spellings, idioms, phrases, syntax, grammer, knowledge of proverbs, figures of speech, legal terms and precis writing, They are required to be reasonably proficient in their knowledge of English Language.
- There shall be objective-type questions covering some or all the above mentioned areas.
PAPER-II:General Awareness & Current Affairs
- This paper shall consist of objective questions pertaining to General Awareness about the major facts relating to Indian & World History/Geography/Environment/Indian Culture; Indian National Movement/ Science & Technology, Contemporary National/Regional/International Political & Economic Perspectives; International Organizations/Treaties etc. along with questions on General Knowledge of traditional nature.
PAPER-III:Reasoning Mental Ability and Legal Aptitude
Mental Ability and Logical/Mathematical analysis, deductive reasoning, odd even discretion, classification, logical fallacy, analogy, syllogism, Agreement and disagreement to judge the bent of mind of candidates. The question in legal Aptitude is related with constitution/legal system; constitutional/legal principles and practice etc.
Reservation of Seats
Reservation of seats available in LL.B.-I shall be made as under:
In accordance with provision of Section 9 of the University of Allahabad Act, 2005 (Act No. 26 of 2005) seats shall be reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Other Backward Classes (OBC) category candidates in all subject / course for which the Admission Test has been held, in accordance with following given as under:
- 15 % of the total seats in each subject / course shall be reserved for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) category;
- 7.5 % of the total seats in each subject / course shall be reserved for candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribe (ST) category; and
- 27 % of the total seats in each subject / course shall be reserved for candidates belonging to Other Backward Caste (OBC) category.
- In case the seats reserved for Scheduled Tribe (ST) category candidates remain vacant on account of non-availability of candidates the same shall be filled by the candidates of Scheduled Caste (SC) candidates.
- If eligible candidates belonging to the ST category are not available to fill any seat reserved for them under clause 5(ii) above, such seat shall be filled by candidates belonging to the SC category. Reservation to candidates belonging to other backward classes (OBC) shall be given by the University as per Government of India guidelines, the Regulation / norms issued by the UGC and in accordance with the order / judgment of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India or the Hon’ble High Court of Allahabad, in regard to the reservation of seats in admission to the LL.B Three Year Course.
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For more detail of Allahabad University LAT 2020 – Download last year Information Brochure.
Insofar, official details of Allahabad University LAT 2020 have not been announced. Information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as information brochure releases, details will be updated here.