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LGAT - LUMS Graduate Admission Test

LGAT is offered as an internal test of LUMS. LUMS Graduate Admission Test (LGAT) is comprised of quantitative, verbal, and analytical sections. Test format is typically based on Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). LGAT will be conducted simultaneously in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad.

LGAT Pattern

LGAT measures mathematical, verbal and analytical abilities with the objective to assess a candidate’s suitability for graduate study. Questions are designed to explore knowledge and skills acquired over a period of time. The test makes it possible to compare candidates with different backgrounds.
  • Test Time Allowed: 3 hours
  • Type of Questions: Five Multiple Choices
  • Sections
    • Mathematics 2 sections
      There will be two sections of 30 minutes each.
      These sections measure basic mathematical skills of the candidates. It will cover topics in algebra, geometry, and arithmetic. The mathematics sections contain questions from a number of areas including: word problems, fractions, percentages, exponents and roots, operations with algebraic expressions, ratio and proportion, angle and area problems, geometry, inequalities, equations, and quantitative and comprehension comparison problems. Problem Solving Sample Questions Quantitative Comparison Sample Questions

    • Verbal 1 section
      There will be one section of 30 minutes.
      These sections test the English language skills of the candidates, and may contain antonyms, synonyms, sentence completion, and reading comprehension. The questions on synonyms and antonyms test the vocabulary of the candidates. Questions on sentence completion test the ability to grasp the context of a sentence even when some of the words are missing, as well as the ability to select the most appropriate word or phrase in order to construct meaningful sentences. In the reading comprehension section, the candidates will be given passages followed by a series of questions related to the passages. Among other things, these questions test the ability to understand directly stated information, the ability to recognise implications and draw inferences, and to identify the main ideas and opinions expressed in passages.

      Antonyms Sample Questions Synonyms Sample Questions Sentence Completion Sample Questions Reading Comprehension Sample Questions

    • Analytical 2 sections
      There will be two sections of 30 minutes each. The purpose of the analytical sections is to test the analytical and logical abilities of the candidates. The questions in this section would focus on assessing the ability to understand structure of given relationships and deduce new information. It also includes question on logical reasoning problems including understanding assumptions, structure of an argument, and conclusions for a given situation. Analytical Reasoning Sample Questions
  • Negative Marking: 1/4th of a mark will be subtracted for each wrong answer.
  • Reporting Time: Reporting time for the test is 8:00 a.m. Registration: 8.00 to 8:30 a.m.
  • Identification for Admission to the Test Centre: To be admitted to the test centre, you must bring one of the following photo-bearing forms of identification with you.
    • Original National Identity Card
    • Valid Passport
  • Time is given for each section seperately. You cannot work on other section during the time of one section.

Items Not Allowed

Items like scratch paper, calculators, watch calculators, books pamphlets, slide rules, protractors, compasses, rulers, highlighter pens, stereos or radios with headphones, watch alarms including those with flashing lights or alarm sounds, dictionaries, key board, or paper of any kind are not allowed.

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