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LSAT | Exam Pattern, Eligibility & Syllabus

About LSAT-India

The LSAT-India is a test of reasoning and reading skills, not a test to see whether you happened to have memorized the right facts or equations. The theory behind the LSAT-India is democratic and inclusive. It holds that students acquire critical thinking skills over their educational lifetimes, and that these skills are the most important for the study of law. Good critical thinking skills may be acquired in virtually any educational programme anywhere so long as it is rigorous and of high quality. Thus, no training in any specific field or set of fields is required to do well on the LSAT-India. The test rewards candidates with generalised abilities adaptable to a variety of circumstances.

Courses offered through LSAT

Courses listed below are offered through LSAT

  • BA LLB
  • Com LLB
  • BBA LLB
  • Com LLB (Hons.)
  • BBA LLB (Hons.)
  • BSc LLB
  • BA LLB (Hons.)
  • LLB
  • LLM
  • Tech LLB

Syllabus

The syllabus for LSAT India is released by Pearson VUE. For all those who plan to appear for the exam understanding the LSAT syllabus is of utmost importance. This will give the aspirants a better understanding of the exam topics and sub topics.

Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is a standardised test of reading and verbal reasoning skills conducted four times every year specially designed for LLB and LLM admissions.

LSAT is designed to test the key schools needed in a law school, including Reading Comprehension, Analytical and Logical Reasoning.

One section is an experimental section, which doesn’t add to the overall score. However, the four sections which do contribute to the score are: Logical Reasoning (Both), Analytical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension

Section-Wise LSAT-India Syllabus

Subject Syllabus
Analytical Reasoning Mathematical ability in scientific form

Comprehending data

Comprehending situation

Data Analysis

Data Interpretation

Reading Comprehension Understanding of Language

Understanding of Reading Data

Comprehending Reading Data

Logical Reasoning Data and Logic Interpretation

Intelligence Quotient

Resolving

 

LSAT-India consists of multiple-choice questions and the duration of the test is 2 hours 20 minutes.

Section Time Allowed Number of Questions
Logical Reasoning -I 35 min 24-26
Logical reasoning-II 35 min 24-26
Logic Games (Analytical Reasoning) 35 min 22-24
Reading Comprehension 35 min 26-28
Experimental Section 35 min 22-28
Writing Sample 35 min 1 Essay

LSAT-India  Colleges 

Candidates appearing for LSAT must know about the colleges that will accept the LSAT scores. There are various participating institutes all over India that accept LSAT scores. Candidates can choose which the most appropriate college for them by checking the list of institutes accepting LSAT-India scores.

Colleges Accepting LSAT-India score

Institute Location
Altius Institute of Universal Studies Indore
IMS Unison University Dehradun
Nims School of Law, Nims University Jaipur
B. M. S. College of Law Bangalore
Institute of Law and Research Faridabad
NIMT Institute of Method & Law Delhi
B.N. Law College Udaipur
Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women’s University Jaipur
B.S. Anangpuria Institute of Law Faridabad
Jagan Nath University, Law Faculty Jaipur
Sardar Patel Subharti Institute of Law Meerut
Chanakya Law College Rudrapur
Jai Hind Defence College of Law Bhopal
Sri Vaishnav Institute of Law Indore
Dr. Anushka Vidhi Mahavidyalaya Udaipur
K.L.E. Society’s B. V. Bellad Law College Belgaum
Siddhartha Law College Dehradun
Durgapur Institute of Legal Studies Durgapur
K.L.E. Society’s Gurusiddappa Kotambri Law College Hubli
Smt. Kamalaben Gambhirchand Shah Law School Mumbai
Geeta Institute of Law Panipat
M A B Institute of Juridicial Science Murshidabad
Tagore Public Law College Shekhupur, Rajasthan
Haldia Law College Midnapore
Shri Swami Dayal Bhatnagar Law College Secundrabad
C. M. R. Law School Bangalore
Disha Law College Raipur
Jaipur School of Law Jaipur
Jagan Nath University Jhajjar, Haryana
RNBGU School of Law Bikaner
Aurora Group of Institutions Telangana
Adamas University Kolkata
LJ School of Law Ahmedabad
Glocal Law School Dehradun
JECRC University Jaipur
Midnapore Law College Midnapore
Vaikunta Baliga College of Law Udupi
IMS Law College Noida
M. P. Law College Aurangabad
Reva University Bangalore
Asian Law College Noida
R N Patel Ipcowala School of Law and Justice Anand, Gujarat
Royal College of Law Ghaziabad

 

Colleges Associated with LSAT

Institutes Location
O P Jindal Global University Sonipat
JLU School of Law, Jagran Lakecity University Bhopal
NA Global Law School Bengaluru
Institute of Law / AISECT University Bhopal
Indore Institute of Law Indore
GD Goenka University School of Law Gurgaon
Alliance School of Law, Alliance University Karnataka
NMIMS School of Law Mumbai
Parul Institute of Law Vadodara
Auro university School of Law Ahmedabad
Azim Premji University Bengaluru
Central India College of Law Nagpur
College of Legal Studies (UPES) Dehradun
Faculty of Law, ICFAI University Dehradun
G.H. Raisoni Law School Nagpur
NCU Law School Gurugram
JSS Law College Mysore
K.R. Mangalam University Gurgaon
KLE Society’s Law College Bangalore
MATS Law School Raipur
Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law West Bengal
School of Law, Gitam University Visakhapatnam
School of Law, Noida International School Gautam Budh Nagar, U.P.
School of Law, Ansal University Gurgaon
School of Law, Sharda University Greater Noida, U.P.
VIT Law School Chennai
School of Law, Galgotias University Gautam Budh Nagar, U.P.
Chotanagpur Law College Ranchi
Faculty of Law, ICFAI University Jaipur
Faculty of Law, ICFAI University Sikkim
The ICFAI Law School, The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education Jaipur
Faculty of Law, SGT University Gurgaon
Faculty of Law, SRM University Sonepat
Raffles School of Law, Raffles University Neemrana
IFIM Law College Bengaluru
Lovely Professional University Phagwara, Punjab
Saveetha College Of Law Chennai
Amity University, Manesar Gurgaon
Aurora’s Legal Science Institute, Nalgonda Nalgonda
IIMT School of Law Greater Noida

 

LSAT

LSAT (Law School Admission Test) is a standardized test to assess one’s aptitude for studying Law. LSAT is an integral part of admission process for law schools in United States, Canada and some other countries abroad.

LSAT is mandatory for admission to law schools affiliated to American Bar Association (ABA) and Canadian Common Law Schools. The test was created in the year 1948 as a measure to provide the Law schools with a standardized way to test candidates in addition to their GPA.

LSAT was previously administered four times a year- June, September/October, December and February. However, starting 2018, LSAT is conducted six times in a year- January, March, June, July, September and November.

LSAT is designed to test your Critical Reading and Analytical Thinking Skills, which are considered important for success in a law school.

Eligibility

Law School Admission Council (LSAC), is the official body to conduct the LSAT exam and doesn’t specify any conditions to write the exam. Candidates need to check for any specific criteria with their targeted law schools. Test is intended for candidates desirous of studying law and have graduated or are about to graduate and looking for admissions in a law school.

Age: There is no age limit to write the test.

Scoring in LSAT

LSAT has a score range of 120-180. The LSAT system of scoring is predetermined and does not reflect test takers’ percentile. The relationship between raw questions answered correctly (the “raw score”) and scaled score is determined before the test is administered. Adjusted scores lie in a bell curve, tapering off at the extremes and concentrating near the median.

Your LSAT score determines which law school you will go to-or whether you will go to a law school at all. Law schools, through your LSAT Score, determine whether you have the aptitude required to be successful in a law school. Most law schools assign a weightage to your LSAT score along with your GPA. Generally, weightage assigned to LSAT score is greater or equal to 50%.

Multiple Scores: A candidate may take the test as many times he/she wishes. Earlier, only three attempts were allowed in a period of two calendar year. The current ABA rule now requires law schools to report only the highest LSAT score for matriculants who took the test more than once.

Law Schools accepting LSAT Score:

Top Law Schools in the United States

  • Yale Law School
  • Stanford University
  • Harvard Law School
  • University of Chicago
  • Columbia University

Top Law Schools in Canada

  • University of Toronto
  • McGill University
  • University of British Columbia
  • Osgoode Hall Law School
  • University of Windsor

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