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Law Admission Test

Form Date: 01 Jul - 31 Aug 2021 (Tentative)

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Form Date: 01 Jul - 31 Aug 2021

Allahabad University LAT 2021 Exam Pattern: Subject-wise Topic

Updated On - June 22 2021 by Swagota Nandi

Allahabad University LAT 2021 Exam Pattern hs been provided in its official information brochure. LAT 2021 exam pattern provides an overview of the test modalities. Candidates preparing for the Law Admission Test (LAT) must be familiar with the exam pattern along with the syllabus. LAT 2021 will be an offline exam to be conducted for admissions to 3-year LLB courses offered by the university. As per the exam pattern of LAT 2021, candidates will be asked 150 MCQs each carrying two marks. The test duration will be of 2 hours. Questions in AU LAT are asked from some specific topics such as GK, current affairs, Language, Legal aptitude and mental ability. For more details, go through the complete Allahabad University LAT exam pattern 2021, marking scheme and syllabus as given below.

Allahabad University LAT 2021 Exam Pattern

The Law Admission Test is conducted in offline mode. The university prescribes the exam pattern of LAT through the annual admission brochure. As per the LAT 2021 exam pattern, there will be a total of 150 objective type questions with multiple choice answers. Candidates will be given 120 minutes to answer the questions. The complete exam pattern is given below in a table.

  • Examination mode: Offline (Pen and paper)
  • Exam duration: 2 hours
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Total question: 150
  • Total marks: 300
  • Subjects: General awareness and current affairs, Mental ability and legal aptitude and Language comprehension
  • Marking scheme: Each question will carry one mak 


    LAT exam pattern 2021

In the offline mode, the candidates will be given a question booklet and an OMR sheet to record their answers.

As per the exam pattern of LAT 2021, candidates will be asked objective type questions. Each question will have 4 answer options and candidates will be required to select only one answer.

LAT will be a 2 hour long exam, but the candidates will have to report as per the timings mentioned on the admit card.

Questions will be asked from given subjects only. Each subject will carry fixed weightage in terms of marks and number of questions.

LAT 2021 exam pattern - Subject wise marks distribution


Mental ability and legal aptitude


Language comprehension (Hindi and English)


General awareness and current affairs




LAT exam pattern 2021 - Subjects and topics

The university has prescribed the syllabus of LAT 2021 from which questions will be asked in the test. Candidates should refer to the LAT syllabus for keeping their preparation upto mark. LAT syllabus comprises 3 parts; Language, general awareness and current affairs, reasoning and legal aptitude. The details are given below.

LAT syllabus 2021


PART- I: Language Comprehension


Passages for comprehension, synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, words commonly confused, one-word substitution, spellings, idioms, phrases, syntax, vocabulary, grammar, knowledge of proverbs, figures of speech, legal terms and precis writing


PART-II: General Awareness & Current Affairs

General awareness relating to Indian and World History, Geography, Environment, Indian Culture, Indian National Movement, Science and Technology, Contemporary national, regional, international political and economic perspectives.
International organizations and treaties

PART-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.

Constitution and legal system; constitutional and legal principles and practice

LAT 2021 exam pattern - Qualifying cutoff

The university has prescribed the cut off for admissions to LLB programmes. Candidates who score less than the qualifying cut off will be disqualified outrightly from the admission process. The category-wise cut off details are given below.

LAT qualifying cut off 2021

Qualifying Percentage
Qualifying Marks


neral category


90 marks out of a total of 300 marks

OBC category


81 marks out of a total of 300 marks

SC/ ST category

No such criteria

No such criteria

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