The Law Aptitude Examination (LAE) is a pivotal step towards embarking on a legal education journey at the esteemed U.P. College of Law. This comprehensive guide unveils the intricacies of the LAE, equipping aspirants with the knowledge and strategies needed to excel in this crucial assessment.

Unraveling the LAE: Objectives and Subjects

The LAE is meticulously crafted to gauge specific aptitudes and competencies vital for the study of law at the U.P. College of Law. It encompasses the following key subjects:

1. Communication Skills

Mastering effective communication is imperative in the legal arena. The LAE evaluates candidates’ proficiency in written expression, emphasizing clarity, coherence, and precision.

2. Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary

This section scrutinizes your ability to grasp intricate texts and discern nuanced meanings. Building a robust vocabulary is essential for success.

3. Critical Thinking

Critical thinking is the cornerstone of legal analysis. The LAE assesses your capacity to dissect complex scenarios and derive sound conclusions.

4. Verbal and Quantitative Reasoning

This segment delves into your capacity for logical reasoning and numerical comprehension. Strengthening these skills will undoubtedly enhance your performance.

Who is Eligible for the LAE?

Aspiring candidates must have completed or be on the verge of completing a 4-year bachelor’s degree in the arts or sciences from a Commission on Higher Education (CHED) recognized institution. The major or field of concentration should fall under any of the following subjects:

  • Political Science
  • Philosophy
  • English
  • Economics
  • History

For candidates with degrees outside these realms, specific unit requirements must be met:

  • English: 12 Units
  • History or Economics: 9 Units
  • Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology: 9 Units
  • Rizal Course: 3 Units

Navigating the Application Process

To register for the LAE, applicants must complete the online application at Depending on your academic status, specific documents are required:

For Bachelor’s Degree Holders:

  • Official Transcript of Records (OTR)
  • General Weighted Average (GWA) certified by the school registrar

For Candidates Graduating:

  • Certification from the school registrar of candidate status for graduation
  • Latest Official Transcript of Records (OTR)
  • General Weighted Average (GWA) certified by the school registrar
  • Copy of the curriculum for the graduating course

For Transferring Law Students:

  • Certified True Copy of Grades from the previous law school
  • Certification of good standing
  • Official Transcript of Records (OTR)

LAE Testing Fee and Payment

The LAE testing fee is Php1,500.00. Payment can be made via over-the-counter deposit in any Landbank branch or through online bank transfer. Proof of payment should be uploaded on the LAE website for registration completion.

System Requirements for Online LAE

To take the Mock LAE and online LAE, ensure you have a device and a stable internet connection. Refer to the Examplify Minimum System Requirements for further details.

Grounds for Disqualification

Applicants should be aware of grounds that may lead to disqualification or dismissal:

  • Concealment, misrepresentation, or falsification of material facts
  • Submission of incorrect or falsified documents
  • Serious misconduct leading to disciplinary action
  • Disqualification for academic reasons
  • Conviction of an offense involving moral turpitude

Starting your legal education at the U.P. College of Law is a big step. Following the application process and preparing well for the LAE will help you reach your goal. Good luck with your LAE journey!

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