LFAT 2020 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
STATE LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
LFAT 2020 is conducted by the University of Allahabad. The paper is conducted in offline mode (pen and paper based test). Though the university is yet to release notification including exam pattern details, an idea of the paper can be taken from previous year papers.
LFAT 2020 is an objective-questions based exam lasting for 2 hour 30 minutes. It consists of 150 multiple choice questions. The question paper is divided into Language Comprehension, General Awareness and Current Affairs, and Reasoning, Mental Ability and Legal Aptitude.
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 2020 Exam Pattern highlights is given in the table below: -
|Entrance Exam Mode||Offline|
|Number of Papers||1|
|Number of Sections||3 (Language Comprehension; General Awareness and current affairs; Reasoning and Mental Ability and Legal Aptitude)|
|Question Paper Type||Objective Type (MCQ)|
|Exam Duration||2 hours 30 minutes|
University of Allahabad provides the exam pattern for LFAT which is conducted in the month of May every year. The exam is conducted offline i.e. pen and paper mode. Paper will comprise of 250 Objective type questions.
|LFAT 2020 Exam Pattern|
|Exam Pattern||Section||No. of Questions||Marks|
|Paper 1||Language Comprehension50||50||100|
|Paper 2||General Awareness and Current Affairs||50||100|
|Paper 3||Reasoning, Mental Ability, and Legal Aptitude||50||100|
|Total No. Of Questions||150||300|
LFAT 2020 Marking scheme for each part is different according to the question type. Here is the marking scheme for LFAT 2020-
Following is the marking scheme for LFAT 2020: -
|LFAT 2020 Marking Scheme|
|Exam Section||Marks Awarded for Every Correct Answer||Marks Deducted for Every Wrong Answer|
|Language Comprehension||1 mark||1/3rd marks will be deducted|
|General Awareness and Current Affairs||1 mark||1/3rd marks will be deducted|
|Reasoning, Mental Ability, and Legal Aptitude||2 marks||2/3rd marks will be deducted|
|Maximum Marks||300 marks|
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 2020 entrance exam: -
|Language Comprehension (English)||Vocabulary|
|Language Comprehension (Hindi)||Kavy Khand|
|General Awareness and Current Affairs||International Events|
|Major Developments in Geopolitics|
|Important Environmental Agreement|
|Awards and Honors|
|Reasoning Mental Ability, and Legal Aptitude||Torts|
|Law of Crimes|
|Legal Awareness covering constitutional law and polity|
|Contracts and Constitutional law|
|Intellectual Property Rights|
In order to qualify the examination, candidates are required to secure minimum marks as per their category. The details are mentioned in the table below.
|Category||Qualifying Marks (out of 300)|
|SC/ST/PH/Wards of Teachers & Employees||No minimum cut off|
Ques. I have got 176 marks in LFAT exam and I belong to General Category. Will I be able to seek admission?
Ans. As per the minimum qualifying criteria outlined by the University, a candidate needs to score 30% marks if s/he belongs to General category. For 2019, LFAT cut off was as follows:
Since you have got a score of 176, there are chances you may get admission into the University.
Ques. How many students appear for LFAT every year? How many seats are there in LFAT 2020?
Ans. The number of students appearing for LFAT data is not available. However, there are 120 seats for LFAT 2020 with 6 seats reserved under ward quota.
Ques. When will LFAT 2020 counselling start?
Ans. As such no counselling date has been announced by the University yet. Keeping in eye previous year dates, we can expect the counselling to be conducted in the month of June, 2020.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College