HEC LAT Test 2020 complete course, apply, guide
HEC Law Admission Test

Let’s dive in the HEC Lat Test 2020, the mandatory for the students to apply for L.L.B around the Pakistan.

Following is the complete guide to Law Admission Test to be conducted by HEC. You can jump to the section from the table below, in which you are interested.

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 in LLB program by the 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 wanna now about Law Admission Test.

Nature of HEC LAT

As it is mentioned above that it is 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 MCQ’s and as well as subjective portion. You have to get passing marks in both portions to pass the entire test.

The number of students appear in this test.  every passing year the number of students is increasing. It is because of the interest of students in the LLB.

Next coming HEC LAT date

It is to notify the students that HEC has successfully conducted 1st test on January 9th, 2020.  and its results also have been announced officially by the ETC department of HEC.

Usually, the Law Admission Test is conducted twice a year,  but last year in 2019 there was a massive amount of students, interested in taking this exam. So HEC considered that the massive amount of students and gave the LAT thrice in a year.


There are some chances of LAT to be conducted thrice in this year also. Second time in this year 2020, date of HEC LAT is announced which is July 21, 2020.

HEC Law Admission Test- LAT date announced

Deadline: July 21, 2020

But, as per the official schedule the coming Law Admission Test LAT will be held in August 2020.

For more information and updates keep visiting this page. Our team will promptly update this page as soon as any official announcement will be made.

Syllabus for HEC LAT

Syllabus for HEC LAT is divided into different portions. LAT contains both MCQs and Subjective type questions. The complete LAT Syllabus for 2020 is given below,

Type of QuestionsMarksNature of Questions
Essay (either in English or Urdu)15200 words maximum
Personal Statement (either in English or Urdu)10200 words maximum
MCQs: English20Synonyms/Antonyms/Prepositions, Grammer
MCQs: General Knowledge20Current Affair, GK, History
MCQs: Islamic Studies10Basic Type MCQs
MCQs: Pakistan Studies10
MCQs: Urdu10Vocabulary, Basic
MCQs: Math05Basic Math, operations

Tips to get better result

Essay: You have to right a short but precise and accurate essay. To get 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 you English.


Keep preparing the Hot topic of the current affairs and issues.

We will update the best topics to study for LAT here, keep visiting for the updates.

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 others 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.

MCQs: 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 are mentioned above. There are following color codes for the MCQs sheets,

  • Blue
  • Pink
  • White
  • Yellow
  • Green

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 2020 in next section.


Minimum Requirement

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 2020 FEE: 500 RS

You must have to submit your Application Fee by Bank Draft to HEC account.

How to prepare for Law Admission Test- LAT 2020?

You do not have to join any academy to prepare for the LAT. 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 the beneficient for the students to prepare for Law Admission Test,

  • Keep exploring the past papers of LAT (We will share the complete past papers in another time)
  • Take online tests and keep preparing your MCQs from Pakmcqs.com.
  • Listen to news of 9’o clock every night.
  • Read the MCQs from PDF that we will share next time

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 MAth. You just 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 of English prepositions and Vocabulary.

LAT Test preparation Academy online

Here is the complete details for you guys to prepare well for the Law Admission Test.

How to apply for Law Admission Test- LAT 2020?

  • For the registration od yourself for the next coming test: visit the following link http://etc.hec.gov.pk.
  • The exact date of 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.500 (Mandatory to submit).

Where to submit Fee for LAT 2020?

You can submit your fee for LAT 2020 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 500 PKR to the account that we mentioned above with details by Draft. They will ask you to fill the bank draft, so fill it 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 it 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 are announced within one week after the test.

Contact Information of HEC

Email Address

Phone Number

Online complaints and Questions


Ask your Question

You can easily ask your questions in the comments below. Our team will try their best to promptly help you and will answer your questions as soon as possible


  1. Umar hayat

    Assalam o Alikum sir me test k leay apply kr chuki hon or center islamabad hai….test kab hoga or iski information kahan milay gi? August me test hoga yeh suna hai me ne to kia date hai test ki yeh bta den plzz …plzz tell mee…

    • If you have applied then just wait for some more days. Your Roll Number slip will be updated just 2-3 weeks ago from your Exam Date. Exam is expected to be held in the first or second week of September.

  2. Fahma

    Asalamualikum sir. Can you please tell me what is the most expected law admission test date which is to be held in august???

    • There is no official announcement made by HEC yet. But, it is expected to be held in the second week of September.

  3. Abeeha Arslan

    What is the last date of Law Admission Test-LAT registration. And, can I change my LAT Test center?

    • The deadline for Registration of HEC LAT for L.L.B is July 21, 2020. And, you can select any center while applying but if you want to change your Exam Center after applying in Law Admission Test-LAT then you should contact HEC on their contact number.

  4. Abdurrehman

    Asalamualaikum sir Mery pass CNIC or form B nahi hai sir main na koch dino pehly CNIC k lia apply kiya ta aur nadra walo se jo muje token mila hai us main CNIC number mujood hai kiya main us par apply kar sakta hoo

    • Yes, there is no any excuse. You can apply on that base and later while appearing in the LAT Test center, you just have to show your original CNIC. You can apply if you have your CNIC number on Application Token.


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