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LFAT 2019 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Updated On - November 14th 2018 by JAINAB ALVI

LFAT 2019 is conducted in offline mode (pen and paper based test). It consists of 250 multiple choice questions and a candidate can score maximum 250 marks in the exam.

  • Question paper is divided Language Comprehension, General Awareness and Current Affairs, and Reasoning, Mental Ability and Legal Aptitude.
  • 1 mark will be provided to students for every correct answer.
  • 1/3rd marks will be deducted for every wrong answer from 1st and 2nd part whereas 2/3rd from the 3rd part.
  • LFAT 2019 is a 2 hour 30-minute exam.
  • The exam is held in English language only.

Law Faculty Admission Test (LFAT) is one of the most important Law Admission Test in India conducted for admissions to various undergraduate courses in Law offered at participating universities and institutes.

LFAT 2019 Pattern Highlights

LFAT 2019 Exam Pattern highlights is given in the table below: -

Entrance Exam ModeOffline
Number of Papers1
Number of Sections3 (Language Comprehension+ General Awareness and current affairs + Reasoning, Mental Ability and Legal Aptitude
Question Paper TypeObjective Type (MCQ)
Exam Duration2 hours 30 minutes
Exam LanguageEnglish

LFAT 2019 Exam Pattern in Detail

University of Allahabad provides the exam pattern for LFAT which is conducted in the month of May every year. Here are the exam pattern details for it-

  • LFAT 2019 will be an offline, pen and paper test.
  • Candidates are provided with 2 hours and 30 minutes time duration to complete the test
  • Paper will comprise of Objective type question and there will be 250 questions in total.
  • Maximum marks a candidate can score are 300.
  • Question paper is divided into 3 parts that are
  1. Language Comprehension
  2. General Awareness
  3. Reasoning+ Mental Ability+ Legal Aptitude
  • Part 1 and 2 comprises of 100 questions whereas part 3 consists of 50 questions.
  • Negative Marking is done for every answer attempted wrong.
LFAT 2019 Exam Pattern
Exam PatternSectionNo. of Questions
Paper 1Language Comprehension100
Paper 2General Awareness and Current Affairs100
Paper 3Reasoning, Mental Ability, and Legal Aptitude50
Total No. Of Questions250

LFAT 2019 Marking Scheme

LFAT 2019 Marking scheme for each part is different according to the question type. Here is the marking scheme for LFAT 2019-

  • Part 1 of the question paper comprises of 100 questions and each question is awarded 1 mark.
  • Part 2 i.e. the General Awareness and Current affairs part comprises of 100 questions for which the candidates are awarded 1 mark for every correct answer.
  • Part 3 consists of 50 questions for which they are given 2 marks for every correct answer.
  • Negative marking is done for every wrong answer.

Following is the marking scheme for LFAT 2019: -

LFAT 2019 Marking Scheme
Exam SectionMarks Awarded for Every Correct AnswerMarks Deducted for Every Wrong Answer
Language Comprehension1 mark1/3rd marks will be deducted
General Awareness and Current Affairs1 mark1/3rd marks will be deducted
Reasoning, Mental Ability, and Legal Aptitude2 marks2/3rd marks will be deducted
Maximum Marks300 marks

LFAT 2019 Syllabus

The questions asked in Language Comprehension tests the knowledge of aspirants in Hindi as well as English. General Knowledge and Awareness section checks the current national and international affairs knowledge of the candidates. Reasoning Mental Ability, and Legal Aptitude checks the analytical skills of the applicants.

Listed below is the detailed syllabus of LFAT 2019 entrance exam: - 

Language Comprehension (English)Vocabulary
English Comprehension
Editing Sentence
Sentence Formation
Confusing Words
Language Comprehension (Hindi)Kavy Khand
Hindi Itihas
Prayevachi Vilom
General Awareness and Current AffairsInternational Events
Current Affairs
UN Bodies
Major Developments in Geopolitics
Eminent Personalities
Important Environmental Agreement
Awards and Honors
Reasoning Mental Ability, and Legal AptitudeTorts
Law of Crimes
Legal Awareness covering constitutional law and polity
Contracts and Constitutional law
Vicarious liability
Strict Liability
International Law
Intellectual Property Rights
Blood Relations
Critical Reasoning

LFAT 2019 Exam Day Instructions

Important LFAT 2019 exam day instructions to be followed are given below: -

  • LFAT 2019 is a pen and paper test so the candidates are advised to take along good quality ballpoint pen to avoid smudging.
  • Candidates should outline the circle of their desired answer on their OMR sheet so as to avoid unnecessary spillage of ink outside the answer sheet.
  • They should fill the circles carefully to avoid confusion between the answers as the OMR sheets are corrected by OMR form reader software.
  • Applicants are supposed to reach the examination center 30 minutes before the allotted time with their Admit cards as a must.
  • Avoid gel pens and fountain pens. Multiple markings are invalid.
  • Do not make any stray marks on the OMR sheet. Do not fold it as well.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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