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- What is LSAT?
- LSAT Exam Date
- LSAT Eligibility
- LSAT Syllabus
- LSAT Registration
- LSAT Exam Pattern
- LSAT Admit Card
- LSAT Exam Centres
- LSAT Result
- LSAT Cutoff
- LSAT Selection Process
- LSAT Counselling
- How to prepare for LSAT?
- LSAT Coaching Centres
- LSAT Participating Institutions
- Guidelines for LSAT
- LSAT FAQs
- LSAT News
- Related Exams
What is LSAT?
Full form of LSAT is 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 LL.B, B.Sc LL.B, and B.Com LL.B.
This Law School Admission Test 2020 (LSAT 2020) is an international level entrance examination. LSAT examination is conducted only once a year in India.
A 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.
|Exam Name||Law School Admission Test 2020|
|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 Exam Dates
The official notification of LSAT is normally released in the month of October and the exam is conducted normally in the month of May. But this year because of Loksabha Elections, LSAT in India will be conducted in the month of June. The tentative LSAT Exam Dates are as follows:
|LSAT 2019 Events||LSAT 2019 Exam Dates|
|Online Applications Start Date||3rd October 2019|
|Online Application Last Date||14th May 2020|
|Admit Card||20th June 2020|
|Exam Date||24th June 2020|
|Result Date||To be announced|
|Counselling Date||To be announced|
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. The eligibility for different courses is as follows:
|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 programme|
|Aggregate||Test-takers must secure 45% marks in aggregate.|
|Pursuing Candidate||Students who are appearing for their final exams can also apply.|
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.
The syllabus for graduate and undergraduate candidates is the same, but the level of questions will be different for the courses.
How to Apply for LSAT?
Step by step process for applying 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 October 3, 2019 to May 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.
|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 for applying for LSAT:
- Candidate's Photograph
LSAT Exam Pattern
The LSAT 2019 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 LSAT 2019 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 unattended question.
LSAT Admit Card
Once the application form has been filled correctly, the admit card will be available on the official website. Candidates can download it. 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 admit card.
Candidates are requested to carry LSAT exam 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 2019 website to get the Admit Card.
- Click on the “Existing User” tab.
- Enter your LSAT 2019 login id and password.
- Click on Login.
- You will be redirected to your LSAT 2019 candidate profile.
- Click on the “Download LSAT 2019 Admit Card” button.
- Save your LSAT 2019 admit card on your system and take a print out.
LSAT 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. The 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)
Applicants can view LSAT exam result in 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 2019 participating colleges.
How to Download LSAT Result?
The following steps are to be undertaken in downloading the LSAT 2019 Result:
- Visit the LSAT official website and click on "Result" link.
- Enter Login ID and Password. Click on Submit.
- Download and take a printout of the result for further reference.
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.
The cutoff will be decided by individual institutes in the country. Depending on the number of students 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 own 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 process is most likely expected to be in the month of 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 2019 scores and they shortlist the applicants on the basis of the percentile scores.
Documents: 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.
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 analyse the pattern of the paper and the areas in which the candidate is lacking.
LSAT Mock Test
The Mock tests will help the candidate to analyse 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
There are a number of institutes that provide coaching for LSAT in India. Some of them are:
- Pahuja Law Academy
- AB Tutorials
- CLAT Possible
- 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.
|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.
Reporting Time: The candidate is Advised to report to the exam venue as per the reporting time mentioned on the LSAT 2020 Admit card.
Note: Candidates are not allowed to enter the examination hall after the commencement of the examination.
Rough Work: Scratch papers are provided to all candidate 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.
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.
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.
Q. Can a candidate use LSAT India Score for college located outside the country?
Ans. No, LSAT India score is only accepted by colleges inside the country.
Q. Is there any sectional cutoff in LSAT paper?
Ans. No, there is no sectional cutoff. Total marks will be considered for overall percentile.
Q. Can changes be done in the Application form after submission?
Ans. Changes can only be done before submission. After that, no changes can be done.
Q. How will I receive my LSAT score?
Ans. The LSAT Score will be sent to the candidate's registered email Id.
Q. How many times a candidate can appear for LSAT?
Ans. After the change of rules in 2017, there is no limit on appearing for LSAT. Earlier, a candidate can only give LSAT 3 times.
LSAT Latest News
The notifications for the examination have been released now, and the exam will be held on May 24, 2020.