The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has directed the public and private sector universities and valid affiliated law colleges to ask students that a Law Admission Test (LAT) would be mandatory for getting admission in LLB five-year’s degree programme.

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 28th Jun, 2018 ) :The Higher Education Commission ( HEC ) has directed the public and private sector universities and valid affiliated law colleges to ask students that a Law Admission Test (LAT) would be mandatory for getting admission in LLB five-year’s degree programme.

An official of the HEC told APP that the test would be held twice a year and it will be conducted free of cost by the Higher Education Commission . The decision has been taken by the HEC as per the order of apex court , he added. In this regard, an advertisement has been published on the HEC website, according to which the date of test would be announced in national newspapers and on HEC websites, the official told. The applicants may select any test centre from the available centre on HEC websites. However, for their own convenience, students are advised to choose test centre nearest to their residence.

The total marks of test would be 100 and the students having 50 marks would be considered pass. The test would comprise of an English essay, personal statements either in English or Urdu, MCQs of General knowledge, Islamic studies, Pak studies, English, Urdu and Mathematics.

The last date to apply for the test is July 10. The students having 12 years of schooling ( HSSC ) and those waiting for results would be eligible to apply.

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