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Law Admission Test 2020

Exam Date: 28 Sep 2020

Pen & Paper Mode

Exam Date: 28 Sep 2020

LAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 800
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Allahabad University (AU)
  • Courses:LLB
  • Streams:Law

LAT 2020 (28 Sep): Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

Updated On - September 05 2020 by Akriti Maurya

LAT 2020 will be held on 28 September 2020. This exam is condcuted for enrolling the candidates in LL.B Course (Three years). LAT 2020 is a university level entrance exam conducted once in a year. Also, the selection of the candidates will entirely depend on their performance in the Entrance Test 2020. The candidates who are planning to appear in this exam must fill the application form timely. The candidates must read the complete article to know more about LAT 2020 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling etc.
Latest Updates:
  • The last date to Apply for LAT 2020 has been extended to 05 September 2020.
  • LAT 2020 is scheduled to be held on 28 September 2020 via offline & online both modes.

LAT 2020 Admit Card

Admit Card of LAT 2020 will be available on the official website by one week before the exam. Admit Card must be downloaded by all the applicants and undermentioned guidelines must be followed;

  • Candidates can download Admit Card from the official website of  University of Allahabad.
  • Candidates must show the Admit Card on-demand for entry to the Examination Hall. A candidate not possessing print out of the downloaded admit card and valid photo identity shall not be allowed to enter in the Examination Hall by the Center-in-Charge.
  • The seat will be randomly allotted to the candidate on completing the procedure.
  • Candidates found carrying any textual material, printed or written, bits of papers or any other material except those mentioned above inside examination Hall will be debarred from appearing the examination.
  • Mobile Phones, Bluetooth devices, Calculators, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Electronic Watches with facilities of Calculator are not allowed in the Examination Hall. Possession of such items during the Examinations may lead to cancellation of candidature.
  • No candidate, without the special permission of the Centre-in-Charge, will leave his/her seat or Examination Hall until the duration of examination is over.

LAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates must check the LAT 2020 exam pattern in the given below table:

LAT 2020 Exam Pattern
Duration120 Minutes(2 Hours)
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Number of Questions150
Total Marks300
Marking Scheme2 marks for each correct answer

Part-1: Language Comprehension

Part-2: General Awareness & Current Affairs

Part-3: Reasoning, Mental Ability and Legal Aptitude

Structure of Question paper:
LAT Question Paper Structure
PaperNo. of QuestionsMarks
Language Comprehension Hindi (25)
English (25)
General Awareness and Current Affairs 50100
Reasoning, Mental Ability and Legal Aptitude Reasoning and Mental Ability (25)
Legal Aptitude (25)

Candidates can keep visiting this page for the latest updates as notifies by the University of Allahabad.

LAT 2020 Syllabus

Candidates can check LAT syllabus 2020 in the given below points:

  • PART- I: Language Comprehension 
  1. This part shall consist of two sections. Covering Hindi Language Comprehension and English Language Comprehension.
  2. The paper have passages for comprehension, synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, words commonly confused, vocabulary, one-word substitution, spellings, idioms, phrases, syntax, grammar, knowledge of proverbs, figures of speech, legal terms and precis writing, They are required to be reasonably proficient in their knowledge of English Language. 
  • PART-II: General Awareness & Current Affairs syllabus of LAT 2020

General Awareness about the 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 GK of traditional nature.

  • PART-III: Reasoning, Mental Ability and Legal Aptitude LAT Syllabus 2020

Mental Ability and Logical/Mathematical analysis, odd-even discretion, deductive reasoning, 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. 

LAT 2020 Preparation Tips

Candidates have to check the preparation tips for LAT 2020 entrance exam for better prepare:

  • Candidates should be able to manage their time wisely to not get exhausted during their study time. A proper schedule should be made and followed.
  • Since the Exam has negative marking, the Candidates should appear for the examination with a clear mind and should be sure about the answers he/she marks. 
  • If the candidate is not sure about the answers, it would be advisable for him/her to leave the space empty and not mark any wrong answers. 
  • While studying, Candidates should take enough breaks to make sure that their mind is calm and composed.

LAT 2020 Application Form

The Application form of LAT 2020 will be released on 10 May 2020 which should be filled and submitted by the applicant by the 05 September 2020. These are the tentative dates based on the previous year examination.  The candidates need to know about all the crucial updates regarding LAT Application Form 2020 so that they submit their application form timely before the last date. Candidates can check all the important details regarding the LAT 2020 application form:
  • The application form will be released on the official website of Allahabad University(AU).
  • The form of LAT 2020 will be available only in Online mode.
  • Candidates enter all the required details carefully.
  • Upload scanned copy of photograph and signature and other documents.
  • No change is possible in the application form.
  • Candidates must keep the print out copy of application form.

LAT 2020 Application Fees

Candidates can check category wise LAT application fee in the given below table:

LAT Application fee
CategoryApplication Fees
General and OBC Category₹ 800/-
SC/ST/PH Category₹ 400/-
Mode of payment: Candidates can make payment through online mode only by using Credit card/Debit card/Net Banking.

LAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Before fill, the application form candidates first have to check the eligibility criteria. Candidates must check their LAT 2020 eligibility before filling the form:

  • For three year Law course: Candidates must pass their qualifying examination in any course from a university established by an Act of parliament or by the state legislature or an 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.
  • For an integrated degree program: Candidates who have successfully clear senior secondary exam or equivalent from the 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 an equivalent institution from a foreign country recognized by the government of that country
Qualification Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidates can check the minimum marks required for the entrance exam in the given below table:
Qualification Required for Law Admission Test
CategoryMinimum Marks
General Category45% Marks
OBC Category42% Marks
SC/ST Category40% Marks
Candidates check the seat reservation in the given mentioned table:
LAT Seat Reservation
CategorySeat Reservation
Scheduled Caste (SC)15%
 Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%
 Other Backward Caste (OBC)27%

Candidates can keep visiting this page for the latest updates as notifies by the conducting body.

LAT 2020 Results

The vital information regarding LAT Results 2020:

  • Results of LAT 2020 Exam will be declared after the examination.
  • Every candidate can view his/her Answer Sheet within one month of declaration of Results by paying an amount of Rs. 100/- at Pravesh Bhawan. 

LAT 2020 Highlights

Below given are the main or vital points of the LAT exam:

Exam Name

 Law Admission Test 2020[LAT 2020]

Conducting Body

University of Allahabad


University Level


LL.B Course

Official website

Exam Purpose

To offer admission in LL.B Course program 

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LAT Important Dates

LAT 2020 Form Date15 Apr - 05 Sep 2020
LAT 2020 Exam Date28 Sep 2020

Law Admission Test 2020 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


NOTE:0.5 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

1Language Skills502100
2General Knowledge & Current Affairs502100
3General Mental Ability502100

Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

15 Apr 2020

Form End Date:

05 Sep 2020

The last date to submit the form was on 05 Sep 2020
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