The University of the Philippines (UP) College of Law has released the first batch of qualifiers for its Law Aptitude Examination (LAE) for School Year 2018-2019. The UP LAE was administered during the first week of February in three (3) testing centers (UP Diliman, UP Cebu, and UP Mindanao).
The following examinees have qualified for admission to the UP College of Law for the Academic Year 2018-2019. Passers shall receive their individual notices containing requirements for registration.2018 UP LAE RESULTS QUALIFIERS
UP Law Admission Requirements:
A qualified applicant, who passes the Law Aptitude Examination (LAE), may be asked to undergo an interview.
Applicants to the program leading to Juris Doctor (J.D.) are required to have satisfactorily completed in an authorized university or college a bachelor’s degree in arts or science with any of the following subjects as a major or field of concentration: Political Science; Philosophy; English; Economics; History.
A bachelor’s degree holder in a field other than those mentioned above must have earned the following minimum number of units:
- English – 12 units
- History or Economics – 9 units
- Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology – 9 units
- A Course on Rizal – 3 units
The College has a “no deferment” policy. Those admitted to the College but who do not enroll, or enroll in the first semester but drop all courses, will have to re-take the LAE should they choose to re-apply for admission.
Only those who are employed full-time are permitted to enroll in the evening program.
About UP LAE:
UP LAE is an aptitude examination and requirement for admission to enroll in UP College of Law. It is usually given during the first week of February in the three UP campuses – Diliman, Cebu and Mindanao.
The LAE consists of objective tests designed to measure certain abilities and skills necessary for the study of law at the U.P. College of Law. The test subjects include Communication Skills, Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary, Critical Thinking, and Verbal and Quantitative Reasoning.
Qualifications for the LAE:
Anyone who has finished or is finishing a 4-year bachelor’s degree in the arts or sciences from a Commission on Higher Education (CHED) recognized college or university, is qualified to take the examination upon prior application, proper identification and registration.
Holders of graduate degrees are not exempt from taking the LAE.