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LSAT-INDIA - Exam

Summary

Pearson VUE on behalf of USA based Law School Admission Council (LSAC) has announced Law School Admission Test (LSAT) India on September 14, 2016, along with online registration process for LSAT India application form. LSAT India 2017 is a law entrance exam conducted offline (paper-pencil based) for admissions to five-year integrated undergraduate and two-year postgraduate law programmes in as many as 80 law schools of India.
 
This year, Pearson VUE administered LSAT India, which is a standardized test of reading and reasoning skills will be conducted on May 21, 2017. The paper-pencil based law school admission test for India will have as many as 100 questions and can be attempted within two hours and thirty minutes (90 minutes).
 
Candidates seeking admissions in the undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes across the participating Indian law schools need to apply for LSAT India 2017 by May 3, 2017.
 

LSAT India 2017 Participating Institutes

Institute

Location

Alliance School of Law, Alliance University

Bangalore

ITM Law School

Gurgaon

School of Law, Ansal University

Gurgaon

AURO University, School of Law

Surat

Jindal Global Law School

Sonipat

School of Law, Gitam University

Visakhapatnam

Central India College of Law

Nagpur

JSS Law College

Mysore

School of Law, K. R. Mangalam University

Gurgaon

College of Legal Studies

Dehradun

K.L.E. Society’s Law College

Bangalore

School of Law, Noida International University

Noida

Faculty of Law, ICFAI University

Dehradun

Faculty of Law, ICFAI University

Gangtok

Faculty of Law, ICFAI University

Jaipur

ICFAI Law School, IFHE

Hyderabad

MATS Law School, MATS University

Raipur

School of Law, Sharda University

Greater Noida

G H Raisoni Law School

Nagpur

Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, IIT Kharagpur

Kharagpur

VIT Law School

Chennai

Chotanagpur Law College

Ranchi

Eligibility

As per the eligibility criteria of LSAT India 2017, applicants need to be a citizen of India and should have qualified 12th board examination of 10+2 education system of CBSE or any other equivalent education board, if applying for undergraduate law programmes including BA LLB.
Those applying for postgraduate law programmes including LLM need to be an LL.B degree holder with minimum qualifying marks.
 
The qualifying marks, however, shall vary for each of the participating colleges across India.
 
Qualifying year:2017

Syllabus

Syllabus - 2017

LSAT India syllabus is so designed that it does not test prior legal knowledge, mathematical knowledge, grammar or current affairs, rather has holistic exam content.” As per LSAT India 2017 syllabus, an aspirant must prepare for questions which comprise analytical and logical abilities besides reading comprehensions that are considered as essential skills by LSAC to become a successful lawyer.
 
The offline question booklet will have as many as 100 questions of objective (multiple-choice) nature. The applicants can attempt the LSAT India 2017 question within 90 minutes where they have to mark the most appropriate choice among those given against each question. The Pearson VUE administered entrance exam will cover three parts– Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension. The Logical Reasoning will be further divided into parts, thence dividing the LSAT India 2017 question paper into a total of four sections. Each section will need to be attempted in a time limit of 35 minutes.
No candidate will be allowed to attempt the question of other sections, after or before the commencement of respective section. There is no negative marking for any wrong answer, therefore it is advised not to leave any question unmarked.