Allahabad University LAT 2016 has been conducted on August 14, 2016 (Sunday) for shortlisting meritorious students for admission in LL.B (Hons.) & B.A. LL.B (Hons.) programmes. The admissions would be done in the Law Department, Allahabad University and constituent colleges of the varsity. The University has been conducting the Law Admission Test (LAT) for many years now and thousands of aspiring candidates take the test every year. The answer keys and results will be released in following days.
The advertisement of LAT 2016 was released by the Allahabad University on April 9, 2016 and the applications process ended on May 9. Allahabad University LAT 2016 consisted of three papers containing objective type questions, each paper of 100 marks. These three papers were : Language Comprehension, General Awareness & Current Affairs and Reasoning & Mental Ability. The questions in Paper 1 & 2 were of 1 mark each and the questions in Paper 3 were of 2 marks each. Negative marking is also applicable in LAT 2016, 1/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong response in Paper 1 & 2, while the same remains at 2/3 marks for Paper 3.
LAT 2016 for LL.B – 3 years admissions was conducted from 9 am to 11.30 am, while the second test for B.A. LL.B – 5 years course was conducted from 2 pm to 4.30 pm on Sunday.
The University will publish two lists; first list containing the names of the candidates selected for admission on the basis of Admission Test and another list as the waiting list of candidates to fill the seats, if left vacant. The results of the Law Admission Test are expected to be announced in the last week of August, 2016, followed by the admission process to start from first week of September.