HEC Law Admission Test (LAT) | A Crucial Step for Law Aspirants

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Law Admission Test (LAT) is a standardized test that assesses the aptitude of law aspirants in Pakistan. The LAT score is considered by law schools when making admission decisions for five-year undergraduate LLB programs.


The Higher Education Commission (HEC) is conducting the Law Admission Test (Law-LAT) for candidates seeking admission to a five-year undergraduate LLB Degree Program in HEC/PBC-recognized public and private sector universities/institutions and their accredited affiliated colleges.

Important Dates:

  • Test Date: November 12, 2023
  • Application Deadline: October 30, 2023

Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:The Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) or its equivalent is required for admission.
Awaited Results:Students who have appeared in the final examination of HSSC or its equivalent and are awaiting their results are also eligible.

Application Process For Registration:

  • Visit the HEC online registration portal.
  • In the “My Profile” area, finish your profile.
  • Utilize the “Law Admission Test” option located on the web portal’s menu panel in the left-hand sidebar to submit the application.
    Additional Requirements
  • Applicants will download their Roll Number Slips through http://etc.hec.gov.pk a week before the examination date.
  • Mail/SMS notifications will be sent to registered applicants regarding the examination date, time, and venue.
  • A print-out of the Roll Number Slip and original CNIC are required to enter the Examination Center.
    Test Fee
  • Amount: Rs. 1800/-Payment options: 1Link 1Bill invoice participating Bank/ATM/Internet Banking/Mobile Banking/Easypaisa/JazzCash/Upesa.
    Fee Payment Process:
  • Payment Option:Choose the 1Link 1Bill invoice payment option.
  • Mobile App:Open/sign into your mobile app.
  • Navigation:Click on Bill payment or payment services.
  • Invoice Payment:Select Bill Invoice payment services.
  • Consumer Number:Enter the consumer number that the ETC portal has issued.
  • Verification:Verify Online Payment on the ETC Dashboard after depositing the fee.


  • Only submitted applications will be considered for the LAT Test; applications in save or incomplete mode will not be entertained.
  • Test fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Queries/complaints must be resolved before the closure of the web registration portal.
  • For more information, please visit http://etc.hec.gov.pk or contact HEC regional offices.
  • Click here for submitting online application.

Final Conclusion of The HEC Law Admission Test (LAT):

The HEC Law Admission Test (LAT) is a pivotal gateway for aspiring law students in Pakistan, influencing admission decisions for five-year LLB programs. Scheduled for November 12, 2023, with an application deadline of October 30, 2023, the test assesses candidates based on the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) or its equivalent.

The application process involves online registration and submission through the dedicated portal. Roll Number Slips can be downloaded from http://etc.hec.gov.pk a week before the test, and the Rs. 1800 test fee can be paid through various channels, including 1Link 1Bill invoice participating banks.

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