Let’s dive into the HEC LAT Test 2022, the mandatory entrance test for the students to apply for L.L.B around Pakistan.
Following is the complete guide to the Law Admission Test to be conducted by HEC, Syllabus, Preparation, Details of MCQs/Essays & Academy. You can jump to the section from the table below, in which you are interested.
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What is Law Admission Test- LAT?
Well, it is the abbreviation of the Law Admission Test. It is mandatory for the students who want to take admission in LLB around any institution in Pakistan. It was made necessary for the students to take admission to the LLB program by chief justice Saqib Nisar.
This test contains two parts one is the Subjective portion and the other one is the Objective portion. This test is conducted by the Higher Education Commission HEC. And, the department of HEC which handles this test is Education Testing Council (ETC).
Let’s discuss some other things which are necessary and which you want to know about Law Admission Test.
Nature of HEC LAT
As it is mentioned above that it is an objective as well as subjective test. Following are the big portions of this test,
- Objective (75 MCQs)
- Subjective (P.S & Essay)
Total Marks of Law Admission Test- LAT: 100
And, every year this test is being conducted at HEC centers.
As mentioned that this test contains MCQs and as well as subjective portions. You have to get passing marks in both portions to pass the entire test.
The number of students appears in this test. every passing year the number of students is increasing. It is because of the interest of students in the LLB.
HEC LAT Test date 2022
It was expected that HEC would conduct Law Admission Test thrice in 2021. In 2020, LAT was conducted thrice also on January 09, September 05, and December 06, 2020. But, HEC announces Law Admission Test- LAT (LLB Entry Test) for four times in 2021.
Complete information is given below, keep reading.
ETC department of Higher Education Commission also declared the final result within time.
As, LAT is conducted once at the start of the year (Spring Season), it was officially announced by HEC and the last date to apply was February 24, 2021.
And, for the fourth time Law Admission Test- LAT was announced by the ETC department of Higher Education Commission (HEC). The last date to apply online for Law Admission Test- LAT (LLB Entry Test) 2021 was November 15, 2021, and the test was conducted on November 28, 2021.
And, for the first time in 2022, Law Admission Test (LAT) was conducted on January 30, 2022 while the last date to apply was January 15, 2022.
Next coming Law Admission Test- LAT 2022 date will be on May 22, 2022. The last date to apply for the latest Law Admission Test (LAT) is April 25, 2022, and the test date was decided as May 15, 2022, which is later extended to May 22, 2022. In the future, the official announcement will be made publically and you can see the test schedule after signing in to https://etc.hec.gov.pk.
Here below is the schedule of the last four Law Admission Test- LAT exams conducted by HEC.
|Sr. No||Last Date to Apply||LAT Date (Test Date)||Status||Final Result|
|1.||February 24, 2021||March 07, 2021||Conducted||Announced|
|2.||July 28, 2021||August 08, 2021||Conducted||Announced|
|3.||September 10, 2021||October 03, 2021||Conducted||Announced|
|4.||November 15, 2021||November 28, 2021||Conducted||Announced|
|5.||January 15, 2022||January 30, 2022||Conducted||Announced|
|6.||April 25, 2022||May 22, 2022||To be held||N/A|
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Syllabus for HEC LAT 2022
The syllabus for HEC LAT is divided into different portions. LAT contains both MCQs and Subjective type questions. The complete LAT Syllabus for 2022 is given below,
|Type of Questions||Marks||Nature of Questions|
|Essay (either in English or Urdu)||15||200 words maximum|
|Personal Statement (either in English or Urdu)||10||200 words maximum|
|MCQs: English||20||Synonyms/Antonyms/Prepositions, Grammer|
|MCQs: General Knowledge||20||Current Affair, GK, History|
|MCQs: Islamic Studies||10||Basic Type MCQs|
|MCQs: Pakistan Studies||10||MCQs|
|MCQs: Urdu||10||Vocabulary, Basic|
|MCQs: Math||05||Basic Math, operations|
Score High Marks – Strategy
You have to write a short but precise and accurate essay. To get the maximum out of this portion you have to build your vocabulary strong. You can write your essay in both Urdu and in English but we will suggest English.
Keep preparing the Hot topic of the current affairs and issues.
Important Essays for LAT 2022: Some of the topics, we are going to share that is much important to prepare for HEC Law Admission Test- LAT.
- Life of Prophet Mohammad (S.A.W)
- Role of Technology in life (& Social Media)
- Democracy in Pakistan
- Co-Education in Pakistan
- What is the LAW?
- Coronavirus control
- My aim in life
We will update the best topics to study for LAT here, keep visiting for the updates.
LAT Personal Statement
In this section, you can be asked the question related to your personal opinions about the given topics. Like you can be asked about WHY YOU CHOSE THE FIELD OF LAW?, WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT CO-EDUCATION?, WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT DEMOCRACY OF PAKISTAN? and other co-related topics can also be asked.
Again we will suggest you attempt this portion in English and do not write as your usual writing. Keep the size of your writing small but neat and easily readable. Do not attempt these both Essay and Personal Statement first, prioritize MCQs over the subjective portion.
This is a very important portion of your test. It is up to you whether you wanna get a high score in LAT by considering this portion important or not. 75 MCQs will be asked and the number of MCQs for each subject is mentioned above. There are the following color codes for the MCQs sheets,
There are 5 MCQs sheets in total. We are mentioning it here because we are suggesting you not to ask anything from your friend or from any other because of the different sheet code.
We will cover the Questions like HOW TO PREPARE FOR LAT 2022 in the next section.
You must have passed your intermediate level of education. And, must have B-form or CNIC for registration with Application FEE for this test.
HEC LAT (Law Admission Test) 2022 Application FEE: 1,000 RS
You must have to submit your Application Fee by Bank Draft to your HEC account. Prior to this, the application fee for Law Admission Test- LAT was only RS. 500 while now HEC has revised the application fee and now you have to pay RS. 1,000 to apply for LAT.
How to prepare for Law Admission Test- LAT 2022?
You do not have to join any academy to prepare for the LAT if you can not afford it. If you are a smart and diligent student then trust me you can get 70-80 marks easily. This totally and totally depends on your sharpness and vast knowledge. It does not depend upon the Academic Results. Following may be beneficial for the students to prepare for Law Admission Test,
- Keep exploring the past papers of LAT
- Take online tests and keep preparing your MCQs.
- Listen to the news at 9’o clock every night for current affairs.
- Read the MCQs from PDF that we will share next time here.
- Join the best academy, if you can afford it.
Do not confine yourself to just the books that are in the market for LAT preparation, mostly paper always comes out of these books. So, try to vast your boundaries for LAT preparation.
The major portion of this test is General Knowledge. Other parts of this test are pretty much easy. Like in Urdu you just have known some common Synonyms and Antonyms. Similar is the case with English and Maths. You should have a basic knowledge of Math to secure 5 marks in it.
Generally, we do not have a study background where we are taught General Knowledge except Pak Study. So, you have to maintain your main focus on Pak Study and General Knowlege. But also keep practicing English prepositions and Vocabulary.
LAT Test 2022 Preparation Academy
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How to apply for Law Admission Test – LAT 2022? (Online Registration)
- For the registration of yourself for the next coming test: visit the following link http://etc.hec.gov.pk.
- The exact date of the next coming LAT will be shared here, keep visiting this page.
- First, create a profile using the “My Profile” section and application submission using the “Law Admission Test” link on the menu panel on the left-hand sidebar of the online portal. After creating the profile you will be eligible to send the Application Fee(See complete procedure below).
- Only SUBMITTED applications will be considered for LAT, and applications in SAVE or INCOMPLETE mode will not be entertained further by HEC.
- The test fee is Rs. 1,000 (Mandatory to submit).
Where to submit Fee for LAT 2022?
You can submit your fee for LAT 2022 via Online/ATM or Bank Draft/Pay Orders to the following bank account,
- Account Number: 1742 7900 133401
- Account Title: Higher Education Commission
- Bank Name: Habib Bank Limited
- Branch Code: 1742
You have to go to any bank and ask them to send 1,000 PKR to the account that we mentioned above with details by Draft. They will ask you to fill the bank draft, so fill it in according to the information given above. After this keep that original Bank Draft or ATM slip to your own and make a photocopy of it to send to the HEC office for fee confirmation before the Deadline.
Where to send fee slip photocopy
You have to send the FEE slip photocopy to the following address either by Pakistan Post or any other courier,
Address: Room no. 13-209, Second Floor, HRD Building, HEC, Sector H-8, Islamabad
Roll Number Slips
All roll number slips are now updated officially on the HEC student portal website. You can download your roll number slip also. Generally, it takes 2-3 weeks after the deadline to produce the HEC LAT Test Roll Number Slip.
When LAT result will be announced?
Well, the LAT result is announced after 30-40 positive days. But the LAT MCQs result as KEYS is announced within one week after the test.
You can check your HEC LAT Test 2022 test result online here.
Contact Information of HEC
Online complaints and Questions
FAQ about Law Admission Test – LAT
What are the passing marks for HEC Law Admission Test – LAT?
LAT (LLB Entry Test) consists of two parts, objective and subjective. In the objective part, there will be 75 MCQs in total and you have to attempt all of those MCQs. Each correct MCQ will carry 1 mark and there is no negative marking. In the subjective part, there is a Personal Statement that carries 10 marks and an essay that carries 15 marks. So, in total there are 100 marks of Law Admission Test – LAT and you need to get 50% of the total (50 marks) to pass this test as per the rules of HEC.
What is the HEC Law Admission Test – LAT 2022 Last Date to apply?
Law Admission Test – LAT will be finally announced soon by the ETC department of HEC and students would be able to apply online by visiting their portal as the registration opens online. The last date to apply for HEC Law Admission Test – LAT 2022 is April 25, 2022. And, LAT will be conducted later on May 22, 2022, by HEC at the center which you selected while applying for the test. The first LAT test date was May 15, 2022, while later now it is changed to May 22, 2022.
How to pay the application fee for HEC Law Admission Test – LAT 2022?
HEC will be charging RS. 500 to apply for LAT but recently they revised their fee structures and now candidates have to deposit Rs. 1,000 to HEC mentioned bank account to apply for Law Admission Test.
How to get Admission in LLB without Law Admission Test – LAT in Pakistan?
To get admission in any of the HEC-recognized universities or affiliated colleges for LLB requires Law Admission Test as an entry test. There is no way to get admission in LLB without LAT and if there is any institute that is offering LLB admission without LAT then it is a violation of HEC’s policy.
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