LSAT (Law School Admission Test) conducted by LSAC (Law School Admission Council)
Law School Admission Test is an international level entrance exam popularly known as LSAT. It is organized by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC), USA. LSAT India exam is a national level conducted through offline mode for students who wanted to choose Law as their career. It is conducted to provide admission in UG and integrated law courses in India. More than 80 law institutions and colleges are there who accept LSAT scores for providing admission. The LSAT is a test which has a standard pattern to check the ability of law aspirants in reading and verbal reasoning skills, critical thinking skills required to study law courses.
LSAT 2020 Exam Pattern:
Candidates can check below the exam pattern for LSAT 2020.
For LLB and integrated Law Course:
Mode of Exam: The exam will be held in offline
Time Duration: 2 Hours 50 min
Medium of Instruction: English
Type of Questions: Objective Type Questions
Maximum Questions: 100 – 120 questions approx
Positive Marking: 01 mark for every correct answer.
Negative Marking: There is no provision of negative marking
Pattern of Questions:
Law School Admission Test India is conducted in offline mode. The exam syllabus has questions from Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning (1), Logical Reasoning (2), and (3) Reading Comprehension. The exam is conducted in English language only.
Subjects Number of Questions
Analytical Reasoning 24
Logical Reasoning (1) 24
Logical Reasoning (2) 24
Reading Comprehension 24
Syllabus for LSAT India:
LSAT INDIA Syllabus revolves round three broad categories. They are Analytical reasoning, Logical reasoning and Reading comprehension. The topics under each subject are given below:
Analytical reasoning: The questions of this section comprises of the question which would check the perspective of a candidate that he look at the problem and find the solution of that problem. Analytical reasoning is a passage based problems that follow a set of rules to be followed to solve that problem.
Logical reasoning: The set of questions that are a part of this section are generally quotient based, argumentative, syllogism, agreement or disagreement, statement- conclusion, identifying argumentative flaw
Reading comprehension: This section itself contains 4 sets of section which is all passages based and has upto 8 questions in each. This section would check the reading and understanding ability of a student that how much he had understand the passage and come to the conclusion.
Important Dates related to LSAT – India 2020
|Registration Opens||06 December, 2019|
|Registration closes||01 May, 2020|
|Admit card release date||20 April – 30 April, 2020|
|Examination Date||17 May, 2020|
|Result Declaration||29 May, 2020|
LSAT 2020, Exam Centres
LSAT exam is going to be conducted across 23 cities in India. The LSAT exam is scheduled on May 1, 2020 and will be conducted by Pearson VUE. The cities where LSAT 2020 will be conducted are mentioned below:
|Central: INDORE, BHOPAL, RAIPUR|
|East: BHUBANESWAR, RANCHI , GUWAHATI , PATNA,|
|South: CHENNAI, HYDERABAD, KOCHI, VIJAYAWADA,|
|North: CHANDIGARH, DEHRADUN, DELHI, JAMMU,|
|West: MUMBAI, NAGPUR, AHMEDABAD, JAIPUR|
Eligibility Criteria for LSAT 2020
There is no such thing like eligibility criteria mentioned is required to apply for law courses in the official website, but there are few eligibility criteria that is standardize and are being followed by law exam conducting bodies in India
For Integrated Law Courses:
- Candidate should have passed 12th standard from a recognized board like CBSE/ICSE or any other recognized board of India.
- The minimum percentage required is 45%.
For UG Law Courses:
- Candidate must have attained a graduation degree from a recognized University/Institute of India
- Candidate must have attained minimum of 45% of marks in his graduation degree
For PG Law Courses:
- Candidate must have attained a law graduation degree from a recognized University/Institute of India
- Candidate must have attained minimum of 45% of marks in his graduation degree
LSAT Application Form 2020
The application form can be filled by any candidate after 06th December, 2019 to 01st May 2020 as the date day to submit the application form is 01st May 2020. The candidates are requested to fill each and every details asked in the form carefully as there is no chance given to rectify the errors once made while filling the application form. The Application form will ask some of the most basic questions like name, date of birth, permanent address, communication details, educational qualification, scanned copy of a passport size photograph, etc.
LSAT 2020 Application Form Fee: The application fee for all the sections of the society is same i.e. for General/ OBC/ SC/ ST/ PWD/ Female is INR 3800 which is to be deposited only through online mode.
LSAT 2020: Admit Card
The admit card for LSAT India is released in the online mode for all the registered candidates. The candidates can download LSAT 2020 Admit Card by entering the login credentials mainly the e-mail id and password. LSAT India 2020 Hall Ticket is a noteworthy document which must be taken to the exam centre.
LSAT India 2020 Admit Card consists of the important details like name and address of the candidate, exam date and time, duration of the exam, general instruction etc.
LSAT 2020 Result:
The result of LSAT 2020 will be declared on the official website. On the basis of marks secured by the candidate in the entrance exam, separate Merit List will be prepared. Candidate can check their result by providing the Registration/Roll number and Password. The result is declared in the form of score card. The score card also specifies the rank of the candidates. It must be check on the website as the score card is not sent through e-mail or post.
LSAT Participating Colleges:
Candidates can refer to the list of the colleges given below where admission is sought as per the marks obtained by the candidates in LSAT India.
|Alliance School of Law, Alliance University||Institute of Law & Research|
|NMIMS School of Law||Asian Law College (ALC)|
|Parul Institute of Law||B.N. Law College|
|Azim Premji University||B.S. Anangpuria Institute of Law|
|Central India College of Law||Haldia Law College|
|Faculty of Law, ICFAI University||NIMS Law School|
|Auro University School of Law||Dr. Anushka Vidhi Mahavidyalaya|
|JSS Law College||Durgapur Institute of Legal Studies (DILS)|
|MATS Law School||Geeta Institute of Law|
|School of Law, Noida International School||Altius Institute of Universal Studies|
|College of Legal Studies (UPES)||REVA University|
|Faculty of Law, ICFAI University||IMS Unison University|
|G.H. Raisoni Law School||Institute of Management Studies|
|Amity University, Manesar||Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women’s University|
|NCU Law School||KLE B V Bellad Law College|
|VIT Law School||KLE’s GK Law college|
|K.R. Mangalam University||M A B Institue of Juridical Science|
|KLE Society’s Law College||Midnapore Law College|
|MATS Law School||BMS College of Law|
|Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law||NIMT Institute of Method & Law|
|School of Law, Gitam University||R N Patel Ipcowala School of Law and Justice|
|Faculty of Law, SGT University||Royal College of Law|
|School of Law, Ansal University||Sardar Patel Subharti Institute of Law|
|School of Law, Sharda University||C. M. R. Law School|
|School of Law, Galgotias University||Shri Vaishnav Institute of Law|
|Chotanagpur Law College||M.L. & G.E. Society’s Manikchand Pahade Law College|
|The ICFAI Law School, The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education||Aurora|
|Faculty of Law, SRM University||Siddhartha Law College|
|Raffles School of Law, Raffles University||Smt. Kamlaben Ghambirchand Shah Law School|
|IFIM Law College||Tagore Public Law College|
|Lovely Professional University||Vaikunta Baliga College of Law|
|Saveetha College Of Law||Disha Law College|
|IIMT- Greater Noida||School of Law, Jagran Lakecity University|
|Aurora’s Legal Science Institute, Nalgonda||N A Global Law School|
|Jaipur School of Law||RNBGU School of Law|
|Chanakya Law College||Adamas University|
|Shri Swami Dayal Bhatnagar Law College||L J School of Law|
|Jagan Nath University||Glocal University’s Glocal Law School|
|Jai Hind Defence College of Law||JECRC University|
Ques. Which are the important topics covered under LSAT India?
Ans. Important topics of the paper vary with the sections. For eg: the logical reasoning questions are based on arguments related to day-to-day happenings whose information can be gathered from newspapers, magazines, etc. In reading comprehension section, the vocabulary of candidates is tested.
Ques: Has LSAC changed the exam pattern of LSAT India?
Ans: Yes, the exam pattern of LSAT India 2020 has been revised and a new section – Variable has been added in the question paper this year. The overall exam duration has been increased too.
Ques: What is Variable section of LSAT India 2020?
Ans: The variable section will comprise of 23 questions based on Analytical Reasoning or Logical Reasoning or Reading Comprehension. The topics are not specified by LSAC and candidates will get to know on the exam day itself.