LNAT Scores

The following information about LNAT Scores is taken from The Ultimate LNAT Guide: 400 Practice Questions

How is the LNAT Scored?

Once you finish the test, your score is calculated by the computer. There are no mark deductions for incomplete or incorrect answers, so it’s a good idea to answer every question even if it’s a guess.

Section A: Is scored out of 42 and the average score tends to vary from year to year, depending on the difficulty of the test. There are no mark deductions for incomplete or incorrect answers, so it’s a good idea to answer every question even if it’s a guess.

Section B: Your essay is sent directly to the universities and they will mark it themselves. They are testing your ability to construct a reasoned, persuasive and balanced argument, and to write in cogent English. There is a lot of essay writing at degree level, so Section B is a vital part of the LNAT.

How does my score compare?

This completely depends on how tough the test is and thus, the average scores. The average tends to vary each year but in the 2015-16 admissions cycle, the average mark for Section A was 23.3 out of 42.

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