LSAT 2020: Application Form, Dates, Syllabus, Eligibility, Admit Card, Result, Cutoff, Counselling

Exam Date : May 1, 2020
Result Date : May 29, 2020

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Want to be involved in the most pressing issues of the day and advance the cause of justice? Now is the time to discover how legal education can open the door to a wide range of career opportunities and equip you to make a real difference in a rapidly changing world. Law School Admission Test (LSAT) - India is an entrance exam conducted by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) for admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate law courses. The test is conducted to shortlist law aspirants for admission in undergraduate and postgraduate level courses offered at more than 85 law colleges in India.

LSAT is a skills-based exam designed to test the critical reading and analytical thinking skills that are crucial for success in law school. Before you begin your LSAT prep, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the ins and outs of the exam so you can be prepared for what is on the LSAT. No matter what you are passionate about, the law touches almost every facet of life—health care, technology, the environment, human rights, entertainment, international affairs, and even cyber-security. There is no “typical” legal career, and there is no “typical” law school student. All you need to get started is a thirst for knowledge and inquiry, and the desire to make a difference.

What is LSAT?

LSAT is the Law School Admission Test. LSAT 2020 exam is an entrance exam which is conducted by Pearson VUE India on behalf of Law School Admission Council (LSAC). Through this exam, you can get admissions into different UG and PG law programs such as B.A LLB, B.Sc LLB, and B.Com LLB. This Law School Admission Test 2020 (LSAT 2020) is an international level entrance exanimation. LSAT examination is conducted only once a year in India.

Learn about LSAT exam dates, registration, admit card, resultA candidate becomes eligible to take admissions into 85 top law colleges across India and in Foreign countries, after taking LSAT. The Law School Admission Council has the complete rights for conducting LSAT 2020 and to allocate the seats to the applied candidates. The key details related to LSAT are given below.

LSAT exam Key Details
Exam Name Law School Admission Test
Commonly known as LSAT 2020
Exam level National/International Level
Conducting Authority of LSAT 2020 Law School Admission Council (LSAC)
Exam Stream of LSAT 2020 Law Entrance Exam

LSAT 2020 Exam Date

The official notification of LSAT is normally released in November and the exam is conducted normally in May. The tentative LSAT Exam Dates are as follows:

LSAT Important Dates
Events Dates
Online Applications Start Date December 6, 2019
Online Application Last Date April 14, 2020
Admit Card May 20, 2020
Exam Date May 1, 2020
Result Date May 29, 2020
Counseling Date June 20, 2020

LSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

LSAT Eligibility Criteria is different for BA LLB, LLB, LLM courses, so an aspirant must have a Bachelor's Degree or 10+2 depending upon the course to which he or she has applied. There is no age bar for this exam. However individual institution may have their age criteria. LSAT eligibility for different courses is as follows:

LSAT Eligibility
Course Details Eligibility
BA LLB Qualifying Exam Aspirants must pass the 10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognized board
Aggregate A Candidate must obtain the minimum 45% marks
LLB Qualifying Exam Interested candidates should have a bachelor's degree in any subject
Aggregate Must score a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate in the qualifying exam
LLM Qualifying Exam Candidates should have passed 3 years of LLB or 5 years of BA. LL.B program
Aggregate Test-takers must secure 45% marks in aggregate.
Pursuing Candidate Students who are appearing for their final exams can also apply.

LSAT 2020 Syllabus

LSAT Exam Syllabus comprises questions that are designed to test an aspirant's Analytical and Logical thinking and Comprehension skills. As observed from the previous year question papers, all the major questions are based on these topics only. LSAT syllabus for graduate and undergraduate candidates is the same, but the level of questions will be different for the courses.

LSAT 2020 Registration

How to Apply for LSAT?

Step by step registration process for LSAT is as follows:

  • Visit the LSAT official website and click on the "Registration" link.
  • Enter Personal Details, Qualification details, Contact Information. Click on Submit.
  • Click on the "Application Form" link. Enter Registration Number, Password, and click on Login.
  • Download the Application Form and take a printout.
  • Courier the Application Form along with DD to the official LSAT address.

LSAT Application Form

The LSAT Application Form will be available from December 6, 2019 to April 14, 2020.Candidates can register by paying the registration fee of INR 3800/- which is payable by Credit/ Debit Card only. The LSAT application form for the exam will be available only through online mode. The mode of fee payment is online only. Therefore, Candidates are requested not to try submitting LSAT Application Form or pay the fee in any mode other than that instructed.

LSAT Application Fees
Form Filling Fee Amount
Registration fee INR 3800/-
The fee to avail combo of registration and LSAT India Handbook INR 4250/-

Documents Required to Apply for LSAT

Scanned copies of following are required to apply for LSAT:

  • Candidate's Photograph
  • Signature

LSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

The LSAT 2020 Exam will be conducted offline in pen-paper mode. The exam duration is of 2 hours and 20 minutes. There will be a total of 100 MCQ type questions divided into 4 sections, each of 25 marks.

Questions will be asked in the following sections:

  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Logical Reasoning (Part – 1)
  • Logical Reasoning (Part – 2)
  • Reading Comprehension

These sections may appear in any order in the LSAT 2020 exam. At a particular duration of time, aspirants are allowed to answer on that particular section that is prescribed. So, candidates cannot switch sections. The time duration is 35 minutes for each section. There is no negative marking in case of a wrong answer or an unattended question.

LSAT 2020 Admit Card

Once the application form has been filled correctly, the LSAT Admit Card will be available on the official website from May 20, 2020. Candidates are advised to download and check all the details on the admit card. Candidates are requested to carry LSAT admit card along with a valid government-issued ID to the examination hall.

How to Download LSAT Admit Card?

Do follow the following steps to download the LSAT, Admit Card.

  • Go to the official LSAT 2020 website to get the Admit Card.
  • Click on the “Existing User” tab.
  • Enter your LSAT 2020 login id and password.
  • Click on Login.
  • You will be redirected to your LSAT 2020 candidate profile.
  • Click on the “Download LSAT 2020 Admit Card” button.
  • Save your LSAT 2020 admit card on your system and take a print out.

LSAT 2020 Exam Centres

The LSAT Exam will be conducted in 20 cities across India. Name and Location of test centre will be available on LSAT Admit Card. LSAT Exam centres are there in the following cities:

Northern India: Dehradun, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Delhi (NCR), Jaipur

Southern India: Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi

Eastern India: Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Guwahati, Patna

Western India: Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Mumbai, Nagpur, Indore

Documents Required at the LSAT Exam Centre

The candidate must carry only the following things to examination hall:

  • Admit Card
  • Photo ID Proof (Driving License/Aadhar Card/PAN Card/Voter ID Card)

LSAT 2020 Results

Applicants can view LSAT exam result on the official website by using login credentials which includes an aspirant's registration id and password. Following things will be displayed on the page:

  • Current Score
  • Average Score
  • Aspirant's Percentile Rank

LSAT Result 2020 will be sent to applicants after 4 weeks from the test date. But if a candidate has LSAC.org.account, then he or she will be receiving the result scores around 3 weeks after the LSAT Exam. Also, Pearson VUE will pass the results to the LSAT 2020 participating colleges.

How to Download LSAT Result?

The following steps are to be undertaken in downloading the LSAT 2020 Result:

  • Visit the LSAT official website and click on the "Result" link.
  • Enter Login ID and Password. Click on Submit.
  • Download and take a printout of the result for further reference.

LSAT 2020 Cut off

The LSAT cutoff will depend on many factors like the number of candidates appearing for Exam, the difficulty level of paper and the number of seats. The cutoff will only be declared for the candidates who make it through the test. Also cutoff will vary for various categories. LSAT cutoff will be decided by individual institutes in the country. Depending on the number of students who went for counselling and the number of seats in that college, the cutoff will be decided.

LSAT Selection Process

The LSAT Scores will be sent to the different colleges by Pearson Vue. Each participating institution can have its method of selection. Candidates can participate in the counselling process of the institution. Based on ranking and other criteria decided by the institution, the candidate will be given admission.

LSAT Counselling

The LSAT Counselling process is most likely expected to be in June 2020. However, test-takers must wait for official notification from exam authorities. LSAT is accepted by a large number of institutes in India. These law schools receive the LSAT 2020 scores and they shortlist the applicants based on the percentile scores. For the LSAT 2020 counselling sessions, the applicants must bring original documents and certificates. If applicants fail to bring the required documents and certificates then their admission gets cancelled.

How to prepare for LSAT?

The first thing is to know the format of the paper and getting familiar with it. Moreover, speed is the key in this exam, the candidate cannot score good marks just by doing questions correctly. Timely completion is a must in this paper. As there is no negative marking, candidates are advised to attempt all the questions.

LSAT Reference Books

Following books can be very helpful for LSAT:

  • LSAT (Law School Admission Test) (Barron’s LSAT Law School Admission Test (Book Only)).
  • LSAT Reading Comprehension Bible Paperback by David M. Killoran.
  • LSAT Logical Reasoning Bible Paperback – Import by David M. Killoran.

Know more about LSAT Reference Books.

LSAT Previous year Question Papers

Solving the previous year question papers gives a candidate a kind of live experience of the actual Question paper. Also, it helps him/her to analyze the pattern of the paper and the areas in which the candidate is lacking.

LSAT Mock Test

The LSAT mock tests will help the candidate to analyze his/her speed of doing questions in the exam. Moreover, as a result of solving the mock test, the candidate can become aware of the areas that are taking more time and thus require more practice.

LSAT Coaching Centre

Several institutes provide coaching for LSAT in India. Some of them are:

  • Pahuja Law Academy
  • AB Tutorials
  • CLAT Possible
  • IMS
  • Career Launcher

LSAT Participating Institutes

LSAT has a lot of participating colleges. These colleges accept LSAT Scores to give admission to the interested candidates. These colleges are enumerated below.

LSAT participating Institutes
OP Jindal Global University SGT University NIMT Institute of Method & Law
N A Global Law School SRM University RN Patel lpcowalaSchool of Law and Justice
Global University IFIM Law College Royal College of Law
Indore Institute of Law Lovely Professional University Sardar Patel Subharti Institute of Law
GD Goenka University School of Law, Gurgaon Saveetha University Shri Swami Dayal Bhatnagar Law College
Marwadi University Amity University Shri Vaishnav Institute of Law
IFIM Law College IIMT Siddhartha Law College
Alliance School of Law, Alliance University Asian Law College Smt Kamlaben Ghanbirchand Shah Law School
NMIMS School of Law Presidency University Tagore Public Law College
Parul Institute of Law BMS College of Law Vaikunta Baliga College of Law
Aurora's Legal Sciences Institute B.N. Law College C.M.R Law School
Auro University School of Law B.S. Anangpuria Institute of Law Disha Law College
Azim Premji University Chanakya Law College Jagran Lakecity University
Central India College of Law D.R Anushka Vidhi Mahavidyalaya Jaipur School of Law
UPES College of legal studies Durgapur Institute of Legal Studies Reva University
ICFAI University Geeta Institute of Law Jagan Nath University
G.H. Raisoni Law School HLC Law College RNBGU School of Law
NCU Law School IMS Unison University Adamas University
JSS Law College Institute of Law & Research LJ School of Law
K.R. Mangalam University IMS Noida Glocal University
KLE Society’s Law College Jagan Nath University JECRC University
MATS Law School Jai Hind Defence College of Law NOIDA International University
Rajiv Gandhi School of IP Law Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women's University School of Law, Ansal University
School of Law, Gitam University KLE B V Bellad Law College School of Law, Sharda University
Midnapore Law College KLE GK Law College VIT University
Manikchand Pahade Law College M A B Institute of Juridical Science School of Law, Galgotias University

LSAT Examination Guidelines

The following are the guidelines that will help the students in preparing for the LSAT Exam day.

LSAT Guidelines The candidate is advised to report to the exam venue as per the reporting time mentioned on the LSAT 2020 Admit card.

LSAT Guidelines

Note: Candidates are not allowed to enter the examination hall after the commencement of the examination.

LSAT Guidelines

Rough Work: Scratch papers are provided to all candidates for rough work at the examination hall. Rough work cannot be done any other paper sheet, as nothing will be allowed inside the testing room. Upon completion of the test, candidates will have to hand back all the scratch paper to the administrator.

LSAT Guidelines

Personal Belongings: The candidate is not allowed to carry any personal belongings to the LSAT 2020 exam centre including but not limited to wrist-watch, cell phones, calculators, etc., In case of candidate carry the personal item, it will have to be kept outside the examination hall at your own risk. The examination centre will not responsible for any loss or damage to such items.

LSAT Guidelines

Punctual: If the candidate completes the exam before the scheduled end time, he/she will not be allowed to leave the exam hall. The candidate is allowed to leave the exam only after the scheduled three hours of the exam are over.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, LSAT India score is only accepted by colleges inside the country.

No, there is no sectional cutoff. Total marks will be considered for overall percentile.

Changes can only be done before submission. After that, no changes can be done.

The LSAT Score will be sent to the candidate's registered email Id.

After the change of rules in 2017, there is no limit on appearing for LSAT. Earlier, a candidate can only give LSAT 3 times.

Colleges which accept [LSAT]


Want to get in ?
Anosh
B.A. (Hons.) Journalism and Media Studies , batch of 2021
09 Dec 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
8/10

The admissions process is divided into three rounds. Round one deals with the submission of your application form that includes your personal information, grades, statement of purpose, and extra/co curricular activities. The same will be followed by a telephonic interview. If eligible for round two, one is required to take the JSAT (Jindal Scholastic Aptitude Test) if they haven't taken the ACT, SAT, or LSAT already. Moving on, round three deals with the university providing you with a provisional offer depending on your class XII board marks.



Want to get in ?
Anjali
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] + Bachelor of Laws [L.L.B.], batch of 2021
16 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
6/10

To get admission in KLE Law college one should have either more than 45% in 10+2 (any stream) but one can get direct admission if the 10+2 marks are more than 75%. Also, the admission is based upon LSAT by Pearson. More than 80 percentile gets through the college. I got admission through my +2 board marks. The college provides both integrated and post graduation courses ( 5yr BBA LLB, 5yr BA LLB, 3yr LLB). The faculty is good and experienced and also, the college has signed an MOU with NLSIU, Bangalore, the top law college in India and hence, the students of KLE are eligible to access the library of NLSIU and also we have certain guest lectures from NLSIU professors. The campus is not really large but the new campus has started in the year 2016 itself and has a good building but not a large campus as such. Overall it's a good college if students do not get into any NLU.



Want to get in ?
Swathi
Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Laws [BA LLB], batch of 2023
29 Jan 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
6/10

One should have good marks in the 12th Board. A student can write CLAT and LSAT entrance exam to get admission in this college.



Want to get in ?
Shruti
BBA LLB, batch of 2021
10 Dec 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
9/10

One needs to be a Class 12 graduate to apply for this college. Once you fill the admission form available on the college website, you will need to appear for the LSAT examination that is conducted by Pearson. Jindal considers LSAT scores as the criteria for admission. The scores are on percentile basis and the typical cutoffs are over 60% to 70%.



Discussion Forum



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When will Counselling of LSAT 2018 Start?

When will Counselling of LSAT 2018 Start?

Asked By: shubhankar gupta,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Shubhankar,

LSAT 2020 Counselling will start from 15th June 2020.

Good Luck!



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Does Government Law College, Mumbai accept LSAT score?

Does Government Law College, Mumbai accept LSAT score?

Asked By: Divyanshi,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Divyanshi,

No, Government Law College, Mumbai does not accept LSAT 2020 score.

Follow the link to know about the colleges accepting LSAT score.



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I want to change LSAT exam centre. Can I do that?

I want to change LSAT exam centre. Can I do that?

Asked By: mahima,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Mahima,

You cannot change the LSAT exam centre.

 



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LSAT India

What is LSAT India?

Asked By: Fayaz Ismail,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The LSAT—India is a standardised test of reading and verbal reasoning skills designed by the US-based Law School Admission Council (LSAC) for use by law schools in India for their various law programs [BA L.L.B, L.L.B. and L.L.M].

The LSAT—India is administered in 16 cities across India. The test is administered in a paper and pencil format.


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