Allahabad University LAT 2018
Allahabad University Law Admission Test (Allahabad University LAT) is a university-level entrance examination conducted by the Allahabad University. Allahabad University LAT 2018 would be designed to test the aptitude of candidates seeking admission to the 3-year three-year LLB program.
- Candidates meeting the requisite eligibility criteria, and having successfully applied for admission to the university, would be allowed to appear for the LAT 2018.
- Allahabad University LAT 2018 Application Process will start in the month of April 2018, and the examination will be held in the month of June 2018.
- Allahabad University LAT 2018 Results are expected to be out in the last week of June 2018.
- Allahabad University LAT 2018 Counselling and Seat Allocation process will begin shortly after the declaration of the results.
- Allahabad University LAT 2018 question paper will consist of 150 questions of the objective type, 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.
Allahabad University LAT 2018 Examination: Key Points
- is conducted for admission to as many as 493 LLB seats offered by the Faculty of Law of the Allahabad University.
- will be held in the first week of June 2018 at various pre-set test centers across the State of Uttar Pradesh.
Allahabad University LAT 2018: Exam Highlights
Listed here are the major details of the exam.
|Name||Allahabad University Law Admission Test|
|Date of Exam||June 2018|
|Conducting Body||Allahabad University|
|Number of Seats||493|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Medium of Exam||English|
|Duration of Exam||120 minutes|
Allahabad University LAT 2018: Exam Dates
The official notification to fill LAT 2018 Application Form will be released by Allahabad University in the month of April 2018. The university will stop accepting application forms in the month of May, 2018, before the conduct of the exam in June 2018.
|Application Form Release Date||April 2018|
|Last Date of Submitting Application Form||May 2018|
|Admit Card Release||1 week before LAT|
|Examination Date||June 2018|
|Result Declaration||Last week of June 2018|
Allahabad University LAT 2018: Eligibility Criteria
For being eligible to appear for LAT 2018, 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 2018.
- 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 2017.
- The age bar for LAT has been removed by the Allahabad High Court.
Allahabad University LAT 2018: Application Form
Allahabad University LAT 2018 Registration can be done only in the online mode.
The last date to pay the application fee and submit the application form will be in the month of May 2018. 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 2018 Application Form.
- Visit the official application form link of Allahabad University LAT 2018.
- Click on ‘Go to Registration’.
- Enter your basic details like name, Father’s Name, Date f 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 2018: Application Fee
Allahabad University LAT 2018 Application Fee is INR 600 for General &OBC candidates, and INR 300 for SC/ ST/ PH candidates, and can be submitted through any branch of HDFC Bank in India.
Allahabad University LAT 2018: Admit Card
Candidates would be able to download their Allahabad University LAT 2018 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 2018 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 2018: Exam Pattern
Allahabad University LAT 2018 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 2018: 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 2018: 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 2018: Syllabus
There is no prescribed syllabus for LAT 2018. 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 2018: Results
Allahabad University, the conducting body of LAT 2018, will announce the result in the last week of June 2018. 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 2018 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 2018 Results’.
- Enter the Application Number/Roll number and Date of Birth.
- Check the details on the LAT 2018 Results.
- Download and take printout of LAT 2018 Results.
Allahabad University LAT 2018: Cut off
The cutoff score for qualification of LAT 2018 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 2018: Merit List
Allahabad University will release a merit list for LAT 2018 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 2018 Counselling.
A separate merit list for reserved category candidates is usually also prepared.
Allahabad University LAT 2018: Counselling
Allahabad University LAT 2018 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 2018.
Allahabad University LAT 2018 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 2018 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 2018 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 2018 Result.
- Migration Certificate (if applicable).