LFAT 2023: CUET City Intimation Slip (May 14), Exam Dates (Out), Syllabus, Pattern, Preparation

Law Faculty Admission Test 2023 ( LFAT )


Exam On: 21 May '23 - 31 May '23

Kritika Rai

Kritika RaiSenior Executive Content

Updated on May 11, 2023 11:35 IST

LFAT 2023 - The city of examination for LFAT 2023 will be announced from May 14 onwards at cuet.samarth.ac.in for admissions to legal studies (subject code 317) at the University of Allahabad (AU). This year, the university is accepting admissions to the BA LLB course through CUET (UG) 2023. The AU BA LLB admit card 2023 through CUET will be released three days before the date of the examination. The exact date for Allahabad University BA LLB admission through Law + General subjects will be shared with the candidates through the CUET 2023 admit card only. The exam will be held in Computer-Based Test mode from May 21 to 31, 2023. NTA closed the CUET application correction window on April 3, 2023. Thus, the candidates will be able to download their AU BA LLB admit card for CUET (UG) 2023 from May 18 onwards. 

Check here the full details about the LFAT 2023 exam, including the admission process, the question paper structure, exam dates, and much more.

What is LFAT?

The Law Faculty Admission Test (LFAT) is conducted by the University of Allahabad for admissions to the five-year Integrated LLB (Hons) course which is offered at the Faculty of Law, and its constituent colleges. Candudates who want to get admission to BA LLB courses at the University of Allahabad (AU) need to note that the institution now accepts the Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET) for admissions to BA LLB and other undergraduate courses. AU no longer conducts LFAT exam. For the Academic Session 2023-24, the counselling process will be conducted by the University of Allahabad after CUET results are declared.

Latest Update:

April 10: AU BA LLB CUET Application 2023 Reopens; Check details here

April 4: AU BA LLB CUET 2023 application window closing today, Correct your details now!

March 13: LFAT CUET 2023 applications extended till March 30; Apply here

February 14: LFAT 2023 application started through CUET 2023, Apply now!

LFAT 2023 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of LFAT 2023 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

21 May '23 -

31 May '23

LFAT 2023 Exam Date


1 Jun '23 -

7 Jun '23

LFAT 2023 Reserved Exam Dates

Jul '23 - Aug '23

LFAT 2023 Declaration of Result

DatesPast Exam Dates

May '23

LFAT 2023 Admit Card Release

30 Apr '23

LFAT 2023 Declaration of City of Examination

9 Apr '23 -

11 Apr '23

LFAT 2023 Application Process Reopens

LFAT Eligibility Criteria 2023

The admission process will be based on CUET 2023 scores, but the candidates should fulfil the eligibility criteria as under for admissions to BA LLB course as mentioned below:

  • They should have passed Class 12th or equivalent qualifying examination from any state or national board of education
  • They should have passed the qualifying examination with at least 45% marks if belonging to General category, 42% marks if belonging to OBC category and 40% marks if belonging to SC/ ST category

LFAT Highlights 2023



Name of the exam

Law Faculty Admission Test

Popularly known as


Conducting body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode

Computer Based Test (CBT) mode

LFAT 2023 exam date

May 21 to 31, 2023 

Exam Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Course Offered

BA LLB (Hons.)

Official Website


LFAT CUET Process 2023: 

Candidates seeking admissions to AU BA LLB can understand the admission process as mentioned below: 

Step 1: Application Process - Candidates seeking admisisons to BA LLB course at Allahabad University have to fill the application form at cuet.samarth.ac.in. They need to select Allahabad University and BA LLB course under 'University and Progams section'. Moreover, they need to choose Legal Studies as on the subject in CUET 2022 test paper. 

Step 2: Admit Card for Entrance Exam - Candidates will be issued admit card for CUET 2023 to appear for AU BA LLB course admission test. The admit card will mention details about the entrance exam date, subjects and test centre location. Candidates need to download the admit card to appear for CUET 2023 on the exam day. They can download their admit cards in the second week of May 2023.

Step 3: Appear for Entrance Exam - Candidates have to appear for CUET 2023 as per the schedule at the allotted test centre. 

Step 4: Admission Process by Counselling - Once the entrance exam results are declared, the university will prepare merit list and waiting list for the counselling process. All the candidates shortlisted in the merit list will be required to appear for the counselling process as per the schedule. They will need to confirm their seat allotment and pay the admission fee as instructed by the admission committee. 

Also Read: 

LFAT 2023 Exam Pattern LFAT 2023 Syllabus LFAT Question Papers

LFAT Exam Day Guidelines 2023

Candidates should be careful of a few things on the exam day as under:

  • Report to the allotted exam centre at least an hour before the exam timings.  
  • Carry the admit card as issued for CUET 2023 along with one valid photo ID proof - Aadhaar Card, Voter ID, Passport, PAN card etc. 
  • Carry two pens (black or blue colour) and an HB pencil to mark answers on the OMR sheet. 
  • Avoid taking mobile phones or any other electronic items to the examination centre. 
  • Follow the instructions of the exam centre officials on the exam day.

List of Colleges for LFAT 2023

The following constituent colleges of Allahabad University offer admissions to BA LLB courses: 

Colleges Seats 
Faculty of Law, AU  150 
Chowdhary Mahadev Prasad Degree College 150
Sadanlal Sanwaldas Khanna Girls Degree College 75
 Iswar Saran Degree College 75 
Total seats  450*

*The total number of seats is expected to increase by 25% as per the approvals of the Bar Council of India (BCI).

Allahabad University LFAT Exam FAQs

Q: How many seats are available for BA LLB (Hons.) course at Faculty of Law, Allahabad University?

A: The exam is conducted for as many as 120 seats of five-year integrated LLB course of which 6 seats are reserved for wards of teachers/ staff/ employees of Allahabad University.

Q: Do I have to take the LFAT exam for admission to LLB course?

A: No, LFAT exam is conducted for five-year integrated LLB course only. For admissions to the three-year LLB course, candidates need to apply and appear in LFAT exam by Allahabad University.

Q: Is there a negative marking scheme in LFAT exam?

A: There is no negative marking in case of wrong attempts by the candidates in LFAT exam.

Q: What is the cutoff marks for Allahabad University LFAT exam?

A: Candidates belonging to General category need to obtain at least 30% marks in LFAT exam. The candidates belonging to OBC category need to obtain at least 27% marks to clear the exam. For other reserved categories i.e. SC/ ST/ PH/ Employee Ward/ Teacher Ward, there are no minimum cutoff marks to clear LFAT exam.

Q: Is there any deduction in qualifying marks for gap year candidates?

A: Yes, there is a deduction in the qualifying marks of LFAT exam if candidates are gap year students. The deduction will be up to 15% marks obtained in LFAT exam  as under:
Type of Candidates Deduction in LFAT scores
Candidates passing Class 12th or equivalent exam in the current admission year No deduction in LFAT scores
Candidates with one year gap  5% marks will be deducted from LFAT scores
Candidates with two years gap 10% marks will be deducted from LFAT scores
Candidates with three years gap  15% marks will be deducted from LFAT scores

Q. Is LFAT 2023 being conducted for BA LLB course admission?

A. No, the Allahabad University will be accepting CUET 2023 scores for admission to BA LLB course. Therefore, LFAT exam for this year stands cancelled.   

Q. When will the application form for LFAT 2023 be released?

A. The online applications for LFAT/ AU BA LLB course is now available at CUET website - cuet.samarth.ac.in.  

Q. What will be the mode of submission for the LFAT 2023 application?

A. The mode of submission for the LFAT 2023 application was online mode only. Candidates could fill and submit the application form at cuet.samarth.ac.in.  

Q. When will the LFAT 2023 exam registration start?

A. Registration for the LFAT exam 2023 (AU BA LLB CUET application) began on February 9, 2023, through CUET. The last date for registration was extended till March 30, 2023. The AU BA LLB CUET application process 2023 reopened on April 9, 2023. The application form will be available till April 11.           

Q. How can I submit the LFAT 2023 exam fee?

A. Candidates can submit their LFAT exam fee through Credit / Debit Card / UPI / Net Banking after filling up the CUET 2023 application form online.    

Q. Can I correct my personal details in the LFAT application form?

A. Candidates could correct their personal details in the LFAT application form from April 1 to 3, 2023 as rescheduled by the exam authority.    

LFAT 2023 Contact Information

Email: helpdesk.auentrance@gmail.com

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