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Allahabad University LAT 2020 Application Form (Extended), Dates, Admit Card, Eligibility and Syllabus
Allahabad University Law Admission Test (Allahabad University LAT) is a university-level entrance examination conducted by the Allahabad University. The application process for the examination has resumed from May 10, 2020. The admission process was put on hold due to COVID-19 outbreak. Last date of registration has been extended till July 15, 2020. Therefore, candidates are advised to fill in the application form as soon as possible. Exam dates will be notified on the official website.
Allahabad University LAT 2020 is designed to test the aptitude of candidates seeking admission to the 3-year three-year LLB program. Candidates belonging to Unreserved, OBC, and EWS category have to pay a fee of Rs. 800, and those from SC/ST/PWD have to pay a fee of Rs. 400.
The question paper will consist of 150 objective type questions, to be attempted in 120 minutes. Candidates will be awarded 2 marks for each correct answer, and 0.5 mark is deducted for every incorrect answer. LAT Results are expected to be out in the last week of June 2020.
Allahabad University LAT 2020 Exam Highlights
|Name||Allahabad University Law Admission Test|
|Date of Exam||June 2020|
|Conducting Body||Allahabad University|
|Number of Seats||493|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Medium of Exam||English|
|Duration of Exam||120 minutes|
Allahabad University LAT-Exam Dates
Allahabad University LAT 2020: Exam Dates
The official notification to fill LAT 2020 Application Form has been released by Allahabad University in the month of April 2020. Candidates can check the exam scheduled as given below:
|Application Form Release Date||March 25, 2020 / May 10, 2020 (Resumed)|
|Last Date of Submitting Application Form||July 15, 2020|
|Admit Card Release||To be notified|
|Examination Date||To be notified|
|Result Declaration||To be notified|
Allahabad University LAT-Eligibility Criteria
Allahabad University LAT 2020: Eligibility Criteria
For being eligible to appear for LAT 2020, aspiring candidates are needed to meet the following minimum eligibility criteria.
- Successful completion of graduation from a recognized institute.
- A minimum aggregate score of 45% at the level of graduation ((42% for OBC candidates, 40% for SC/ST candidates)
- English as one of the main subjects of study at the 10+2 level.
- Candidates appearing for the final year graduation examinations are also eligible to apply for LAT 2020.
- As per the Bar Council of India, candidates having completed graduation via the distance mode of education will not be allowed to take the LAT 2020.
- The age bar for LAT has been removed by the Allahabad High Court.
Allahabad University LAT-Application Form
Allahabad University LAT 2020: Application Form
Allahabad University LAT 2020 Registration can be done only in the online mode. Candidates are advised to fill the Application Form before the university stops accepting applications. Candidates are also advised to keep a copy of the completely filled Application Form as it may be required during the Admission Process.
The procedure to apply for the exam is detailed below as steps:
- Carefully read all the instructions carefully before filling Allahabad University LAT 2020 Application Form.
- Visit the official application form link of Allahabad University LAT 2020.
- Click on ‘Go to Registration’.
- Enter your basic details like name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth, email address, mobile number, preferred program and department.
- Confirm the details and click on Submit.
- Candidates will receive the application number and OTP (One Time Password).
- Sign in to your account using application number and OTP received.
- Candidate will receive their Application number and OTP on their registered email address and mobile number.
- Enter all the personal and academic details required in the application form.
- Upload recent passport-size photograph and scanned signature (Maximum file size 50 KB for each).
- Pay the application fees through Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card or offline via e-challan.
- Review the details entered in the form, make changes, if necessary, and click on Submit button.
Allahabad University LAT 2020: Admit Card
Candidates would be able to download their Allahabad University LAT 2020 Admit Card from the official website 1 week before the exam. Admit Card will not be sent to candidates through post/ email.
To download the Admit Card, candidates would need to enter their assigned application number and date of birth, and follow the following steps.
- Go to the official website.
- Click on the link showing ‘LAT 2020 Admit Card’
- Enter your login details, Application Sequence Number, and date of birth.
- Login and download the Admit Card for examination.
- Print the Admit Card on A4 sheet.
Candidate are advised to take a printout of their Admit Card and retain it with a photo identity card as identity proof.
Allahabad University LAT-Exam Pattern
Allahabad University LAT 2020: Exam Pattern
Allahabad University LAT 2020 Entrance Test will be pencil & paper-based.
The question paper will contain a total of 150 questions of objective-type assessing candidates for:
- Language Comprehension
- General Awareness & Reasoning
- Mental Ability
- Legal Aptitude.
Allahabad University LAT 2020: Marking Scheme
Tabulated here is a marking scheme of the exam.
|Part||Subject||Number of Questions||Total Marks|
|Paper 1||Language Comprehension||50||100|
|Paper 2||General Awareness & Current Affairs||50||100|
|Paper 3||Reasoning, Mental Ability and Legal Aptitude||50||100|
Allahabad University LAT 2020: Exam Pattern Highlights
Highlights and major details of the exam pattern are given here.
|Mode of Examination||Offline|
|Number of Questions||150 MCQs|
|Duration of Exam||120 Minutes|
|Marking Scheme||2 marks for every correct answer|
|Negative Marking||0.5 of a mark for every incorrect answer|
Allahabad University LAT-Syllabus
Allahabad University LAT 2020: Syllabus
There is no prescribed syllabus for LAT 2020. However, aspirants can prepare for LAT exam by going through the topics mentioned below in order to perform well in each section the exam.
|Paper 1: Language Comprehension||Reading Comprehension|
|Knowledge of proverbs|
|Figures of speech|
|Paper 2: General Awareness and Current Affairs||Indian & World History|
|Indian National Movement|
|Constitutional principles & Practices|
|Science & Technology|
|Contemporary National, Regional, International Political & Economic Perspective Issues|
|Paper 3: Reasoning and Mental Ability||Mental Ability and Logical/Mathematical Analysis|
|Agreement and Disagreement|
Allahabad University LAT-Results
Allahabad University LAT 2020: Results
Allahabad University, the conducting body of LAT 2020, will announce the result in the last week of June 2020. The result of the LLB entrance exam will be made available in the form of a score card. The result will be declared in the online mode only.
Candidates qualifying the exam will be called for the counselling process. The result will contain the name, application number/ roll number of the qualifying candidates.
How to Check Allahabad University LAT 2020 Results?
Given here is a step-wise procedure involved in checking the exam’s results.
- Visit the official website of Allahabad University LAT.
- Click on the link for ‘Allahabad University LAT 2020 Results’.
- Enter the Application Number/Roll number and Date of Birth.
- Check the details on the LAT 2020 Results.
- Download and take printout of LAT 2020 Results.
Allahabad University LAT-Cut off
Allahabad University LAT 2020: Cut off
The cutoff score for qualification of LAT 2020 will be released by Allahabad University after the entrance exam’s results have been declared.
Candidates meeting the cut-off score would be called for the succeeding round of counselling, based on merit.
Allahabad University LAT cut-off will depend on factors such as:
- number of applicants,
- number of seats available,
- previous year’s cut off score,
- difficulty-level of the entrance test.
Allahabad University LAT 2020: Merit List
Allahabad University will release a merit list for LAT 2020 qualifiers based on the candidates’ performance in the entrance test. Those meeting the cut-off would be included in the Merit List for Allahabad University LAT 2020 Counselling. A separate merit list for reserved category candidates is usually also prepared.
Allahabad University LAT-Counselling
Allahabad University LAT 2020: Counselling
Allahabad University LAT 2020 Counselling will begin a few weeks after the declaration of results. Candidates will have to regularly check the official website to get an idea of the schedule of counselling and Merit list for Allahabad University LAT 2020.
Allahabad University LAT 2020 Counselling process would involve:
- Document verification
- final seat allotment.
Seat Allotment will take place based on:
- candidate’s rank
- availability of seats.
A counselling fee needs to be paid by candidates at the time of attending the counselling.
Counselling and Seat Allotment will be done in the sequential order based on LAT 2020 ranks.
Candidates are advised to appear for counselling on the specified date and time allotted to them accordingly.
The process would consist of certificate and document-verification.
Candidates shortlisted for the counselling round need to carry the following documents in the original, besides 2 sets of photocopies:
- LAT 2020 Rank Card and Hall Ticket.
- Statements of Marks and Provisional/ Degree Certificate of the qualifying examination.
- Transfer and Conduct Certificates.
- Class X and XII Marksheets and Certificates.
- Domicile Certificate.
- 6 passport-size photographs.
- Identity Proof (Aadhar Card, Voter ID, Driving License, Passport, etc.).
- Category Certificate (if applicable).
- Allahabad University LAT 2020 Result.
- Migration Certificate (if applicable).
Allahabad University LAT FAQs
Allahabad University LAT 2020 FAQs
Ques. Will Allahabad University LAT 2020 be conducted in computer mode?
Ans. No. The paper will be conducted in pen and paper mode. The date of the exam will be announced soon by the authorities.
Ques. What is the marking scheme of the examination?
Ans. The paper consists of 150 questions carrying 2 marks each. For every wrong answer, there will be a deduction of 1/4th marks i.e. 0.5 marks will be reduced from total score.
Ques. In which institutes can I take admission if I clear Allahabad University LAT 2020?
Ans. There are two institutes that impart legal knowledge and grants admission on basis of LA. They are:
- Chaudhary Mahadeo Prasad Degree College (CMP Degree College)
- Allahabad Degree College (ADC)
Ques. I carry a NCC certificate. Am I eligible for any reservation in the university?
Ans. Yes. A weightage of 5% shall be granted to the total score of the students holding NCC Certificate.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College