LFAT Syllabus 2023: Download Section-wise Exam Syllabus PDF

Law Faculty Admission Test 2023 ( LFAT )


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

Kritika Rai

Kritika RaiSenior Executive Content

Updated on Apr 10, 2023 14:50 IST

LFAT 2023 Syllabus - The syllabus for the LFAT 2023 exam is the same as the CUET syllabus 2023. It mentions subjects and topics on which the question paper is based. The law entrance exam is conducted in computer-based test mode and the question paper comprises three sections. Candidates need to attempt the entire question paper in 2 hours 30 minutes. These three sections will be Language and Reading Comprhension, MCQ-based questions and General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Numerical Ability and Reasoning. The law or legal studies specific questions will be asked in the section of MCQ-based questions. These MCQs will based on the CUET 2023 syllabus for Legal Studies.  As per the exam pattern of LFAT, there are 50 questions for each section. This exam pattern will follow the CUET 2023 exam pattern. The University of Allahabad has mentioned the syllabus for LFAT exam as under:

Latest Update: 

Overview of LFAT CUET 2023 Syllabus 

The following table shows the number of sections and questions that candidates need to attempt in 2.5 hours or 150 minutes:


Number of Questions


Question Types

Section IA

40 questions to be attempted out of 50 in each language

45 minutes for each language

Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension based on different types of passages–Factual, Literary and Narrative, (Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary)

Section IB

Section II

35/40 Questions to be attempted out of 45/50

45 Minutes for each Domain-Specific Subjects

  • MCQ Based Questions

  • MCQs related to NCERT Class 12 syllabus only

Section III

50 Questions to be attempted out of 60

60 minutes

  • MCQ Based Questions

  • General Knowledge,  General Mental Ability, Current Affairs, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of fundamental mathematical concepts arithmetic/algebra geometry/mensuration/s taught till Grade 8), Logical and Analytical Reasoning

LFAT CUET 2023 Judiciary

The question paper for BA LLB course through CUET 2023 will carry topics from the following:


  • Structure and Hierarchy of Courts and Legal Offices in India
  • Constitution, Roles and Impartiality
  • Appointments, Trainings, Retirement and Removal ofJudges
  • Courts and Judicial Review

LFAT 2023 Syllabus for Topics of Law

The important law topics related to LFAT syllabus have been listed below: 

  • Law of Property
  • Law of Contracts
  • Law of Torts
  • Introduction to Criminal Laws in India

LFAT 2023 Syllabus for Arbitration, Tribunal, Adjunction, and Alternative Dispute Resolution

The topics related to arbitration, tribunal, adjunction and alternative dispute resolutions have been mentioned below: 

  • Adversarial and Inquisitorial Systems
  • Introduction to Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Types of ADR
  • Arbitration, Administrative, Tribunals
  • Mediation and Conciliation
  • Lok Adalats
  • Ombudsman 
  • Lokpal and Lokayukt

LFAT CUET 2023 Syllabus for Human Rights in India

The topics related to human rights for LFAT exams are the following: 

  • Introduction – International Context
  • Constitutional framework and Related laws in India
  • Complaint Mechanisms of Quasi-judicial Bodies

LFAT 2023 Syllabus for Legal Profession in India

The LFAT syllabus includes the following topics related to legal profession:

  • Introduction
  • The Advocates Act, 1961
  • The Bar Council of India
  • Lawyers and Professional
  • Ethics, Advertising by Lawyers
  • Opportunities for Law graduates
  • Legal Education in India
  • Liberalization of the Legal Profession
  • Women and the Legal Profession in India

LFAT CUET Syllabus for Legal Services

The following topics in the legal service context will be considered for LFAT 2023:

  • Legal background – Free Legal Aid under Criminal law
  • Legal Aid by the State
  • Legal Aid under the Indian Constitution
  • NALSA Regulations, 2010
  • Criteria for giving free Legal Services
  • Lok Adalats Legal Aid in Context of Social Justice and Human Rights
  • International Context
  • Introduction to International Law
  • Sources of International Law – Treaties, Customs and ICJ Decisions
  • International Institutions, International Human Rights
  • Customary International Law
  • International law & Municipal Law
  • International Law & India
  • Dispute Resolution – ICJ, ICC and Other Dispute Resolution Mechanisms

Legal Maxims for LFAT CUET 2023

Candiadtes perparing for CUET 2023 for admission to the University of Allahabad should consider the following maxims: 

- Important Legal Maxims.- Actus non facit reum nisi mens sit rea
- Ad valorem
- Amicus Curiae
- Audi alterem partum
- Assentio Mentium
- Bona fide
- Bona Vacantia
- Caveat Emptor
- Corpus Delicto
- Damnum Sine Injuria
- De Die in Diem
- De Minimis Lex Non Curat
- Doli Incapax
- Ejusdem Generis
- Ex Post Facto
- Ignorantia Facti Excusat – IgnorantiaJuris Non Excusat
- Injuria Sine Damnum
- Locus Standi
- Nemo Debet Esse Judex in Propria SuaCausa
- Nemo debt non quad habit
- Noscitur a Sociis
- Obiter Dicta
- Pari Materia
- Per Incuriam
- Qui Facit Per Alium, Facit Per Se
- Quid pro quo
- Ratio Decidendi
- Res ipsa loquitur
- Res Judicata Accipitur Pro Veritate
- Salus Populi Est Suprema Lex
- Stare Decisis
- Ubi Jus Ibi Remedium

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