Everything You Wanted To Know About AU LAT

Allahabad University Law Admission Test

In this article, we have dealt with all the important questions that students usually ask about AU LAT – the exam pattern, the questions, the syllabus, the marks, the time for the exam, the type of questions etc. Read on!

AU LAT Overview

Allahabad University Law Admission Test ( AU LAT ) is conducted for the admission into three year LLB course. The Law admission test is 2:00 hrs duration and has three papers each of 100 marks.

  1. Only such a candidate shall be eligible for the LLB course who has passed any of the following qualifying examination either from Allahabad University or any other recognized university with minimum of 45% marks(40% SC/ST)  in qualifying examination:
  • BA/B.Com /B.Sc(Hons.) Examination or
  • BA/B.Com/B.Sc 3 years degree course examination in 10+2+3 system, or
  • BA/B.Com/B.Sc examination according to 10+2+3 or+3 rule on or before 1987 or
  •  BA/B.Com/B.Sc examination in the year 1988 or following years according to 10+2+2 or 11+3 system and have passed bridge course examination or the post graduation examination
  • B.Sc (Ag.)/B.E/B.Tech/BCA/BBA/MBBS examinations
  1. Candidate whose result is awaiting for the qualifying exam can apply for the LAT.
Pattern of AU LAT 

The questions to paper 1(Language Comprehension) andPaper 2(General Awareness and Current Affairs) are of 1 mark each and for every correct answer candidate shall be awarded 1 marks and for every wrong answer 1/3 of mark will be deducted

The question to paper 3(Reasoning and Mental Ability) are of 2 marks each. For every correct answer candidate will be provided 2 marks and for every wrong answer 2/3 of mark of will be deducted.

Paper 1: Language Comprehension

This paper has 2 parts:

  • Section 1 will deal with Hindi Language comprehension and Section 2 will cover English Language.
  • Maximum marks allotted to each section shall be 50.
  • Candidates are required to possess linguistic skills in both the languages of the level as is expected of graduate students who has not had these as special subjects.
  • In both the section, the test paper will comprise passages for comprehension, synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, words commonly confused, vocabulary, one-word substitution, spellings, idioms, phrases, syntax, grammer, knowledge of proverbs, figures of speech, legal terms and précis writing
  • They are required to be reasonably proficient in their knowledge of English language. There shall be objective-type question covering some or all the above mentioned areas

Paper-2:General Awareness and Current Affairs

This paper will consist of objective questions pertaining to general awareness about the major facts relating to India and world/Geography/Environment/Indian Culture; India National Movement/Constitution/Legal system; Constitutional principles and practices, science and technology, contemporary national/regional/international political and economic perspectives;  International organizations/treaties etc. along with  GK Questions.

Paper – 3: Reasoning and Mental Ability

Mental Ability and Logical /Mathematical analysis, deductive reasoning, odd even discretion, classification, logical fallcy, analogy, syllogism, agreement and disagreement to judge the bent of mind of candidates.

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