LSAT (Law School Admission Test)

Law School Admission Test (LSAT)-India is a paper-pencil test conducted across the country by Law School Admission Council (LSAC). The test is conducted for admissions into postgraduate and undergraduate law programmes in various law schools in India.

LSAT 2017 is to be conducted across 16 cities in India. LSAT exam pattern is such that aspirants have to attempt multiple-choice questions in a duration of 2 hours and 20 minutes. The number of colleges accepting LSAT India was limited to 50 till 2014. In 2015, 10 colleges were added to the list and in 2016 this number was further increased to 74. Further, as per the official notification for LSAT India 2017 more than 76 colleges will be offering admission to aspirants in under-graduate as well as post-graduate law programme on the basis of LSAT India 2017 scores. The latest addition to the list of colleges accepting LSAT India 2017 scores is School of Law (SOL) of SVKM’s NarseeMonjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS).

LSAT- India 2017 exam is scheduled to be conducted on May 21, 2017 in 16 cities. Aspirants can register for this law entrance exam on the LSAT India 2017 official website. View the exam dates for LSAT India 2017 here. 


Eligibility

As such there is no LSAT – India eligibility criteria by means of which students can appear for the exam. Officials inform that aspirants only need to follow the published test rules for LSAT India. Apart from this, aspirants need to register for the test and pay the test fee on time. Other than this, there are no LSAT India 2017 eligibility criteria to follow.
Aspirants seeking admission in five-year integrated LLB programme are eligible to apply if they have cleared or appeared for their 10+2 level exam. On the other hand, candidates seeking admission in three year LLB course should have secured a Bachelor's degree in any discipline.

Candidates need to fulfill the eligibility criteria (if any) as listed by the law college wherein they are applying for admission on the basis of LSAT India exam. It is the responsibility of the aspirant to fulfill all the eligibility requirements of a college they are applying for before registering for the LSAT India 2017 exam. If a candidates makes it to the merit list of the LSAT exam and thereafter it is discovered that the candidate does not fulfill the eligibility criteria of a desired college, then no refund of fee shall be provided.

Candidates are advised to visit the official websites of the associated colleges before registering for LSAT – India 2017 exam.


Age Limit

There is no age limit to apply for LSAT India exam. Candidates have to check the age limit as specified by individual colleges wherein they are seeking admission.


Exam Pattern

LSAT India 2017 exam pattern is such that the test paper will be divided into the below mentioned four sections:

  • Analytical Reasoning
  • First Logical Reasoning
  • Second Logical Reasoning
  • Reading Comprehension

 The LSAT India exam pattern consists of around 92-100 questions to be answered in two hours 20 minutes. The test is in multiple choice question answer format where students have to choose one correct answer from four or five given options. 

LSAT exam pattern is such that candidates are given 35 minutes to attempt each section. After 35 minutes, a candidate has to wrap up one section and move to the next. Returning to a section or moving to the next section until you finish the previous exam section is not permitted.

S.No. Section Number of Questions Timing
1 Analytical Reasoning Approx..24 35 minutes
2 1st Logical Reasoning Approx..24 35 minutes
3 2nd Logical Reasoning Approx..24 35 minutes
4 Reading Comprehension Approx..24 35 minutes
  Total 92 - 100 2 hours 20 minutes