Law School Admission Council is conducting LSAT India as a Remote Proctored Test (RPT) on 19, 20, 21, 22, and 26 July 2020. LSAC has shifted the mode of conduct of LSAT India 2020 from pen & paper-based mode to RPT, keeping in mind the safety of examinees amid COVID-19. Candidates can choose their desired slot to appear for LSAT India on any of the exam dates.
Candidates can download the LSAT India admit card by visiting the official LSAC application portal @ discoverlaw.in. The slot booking for LSAT India is now over. Candidates who missed the slot booking have been allotted a slot randomly by the conducting body.
LSAT India score of a law aspirant is valid in 53 law colleges in India for the 5-year UG law, 3-year UG law and one year PG law programmes. While taking the LSAT India RPT, candidates have to answer approximately 92 questions from four different sections. All the four sections will have a sectional time limit of 35 minutes each. Read this article further to fetch comprehensive information on different aspects of LSAT India 2020.
Important Update- The Law School Admission Council has announced that the LSAT 2021 will be conducted on 10th May 2020. The application window opens from 9th November 2020 and deadline for filling the application form is 20th April 2021.
Candidates can check the table below to keep track of all the key dates of LSAT India 2020.
Key LSAT India Dates 2020
|Release of online application form||December 6, 2019|
|Last date to fill and submit the application form||July 5, 2020|
|Re-opening of the online application form window||July 7 – July 10, 2020|
|Issuance of admit card||Available at the official website|
|LSAT India 2020 exam dates|| |
|Release of LSAT India scores||To be notified soon|
Key LSAT India Dates 2021
|Release of online application form||9th November 2020|
|Last date to fill and submit the application form||20th April 2021|
|Re-opening of the online application form window||–|
|LSAT India Exam Date (2021)||10th May 2021|
The Law School Admission Council does not define any particular eligibility criteria for taking the test. However, candidates need to abide by the eligibility conditions of their preferred institute/s accepting LSAT India score. The basic eligibility criteria for UG law admission in India are as follows:
Candidates were able to fill and submit the LSAT India 2020 application form until July 10. Steps, as mentioned below, have to be followed for the application form fillup.
Step 1 – Registration
Step 2 – Filling details in LSAT India Application Form
Step 3 – Payment of Application Fee
Candidates have to pay an amount of Rs. 3,800 (irrespective of the category or gender) as the LSAT India application fee.
Candidates are able to download the LSAT India admit card until the exam date. In order to obtain the LSAT India 2020 admit card, candidates have to access the login portal using their user ID and password.
It is mandatory for the candidates to show their valid photo ID card and admit card on the day of the test.
Note: Candidates have to use their email ID and password for entering the login window of the RPT dashboard and begin the entrance test.
Candidates must know the exam pattern beforehand for an effective preparation of LSAT India. The details mentioned below provide insightful information on LSAT India exam pattern 2020.
Sectional Overview of LSAT India Question Paper
|Section Type||Number of Questions||Duration|
|Analytical Reasoning||23||35 minutes|
|Logical Reasoning (1)||22||35 minutes|
|Logical Reasoning (2)||23||35 minutes|
|Reading Comprehension||24||35 minutes|
|Total||~ 92||140 minutes|
The Law School Admission Council has not defined any syllabus for LSAT India. However, experts suggests the following topics to cover while preparing for LSAT India:
Syllabus of LSAT India
|Analytical Reasoning||Logical Reasoning (I & II)||Reading Comprehension|
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Candidates have to follow the below mentioned guidelines on the day of the remote proctored test:
Candidates must follow the below-mentioned preparation tips to get a better score in LSAT India:
Law School Admission Council will release the LSAT India result soon after the exam has been conducted. Candidates can check the LSAT India result using their login credentials @ discoverlaw.in. Candidates will receive the scaled scores between 420 – 480, and score band. Also, candidates will be able to view their percentile rank in the LSAT India result card.
The participating institutes will conduct the selection process for admission to their law programmes on the basis of LSAT India scores. Candidates have to apply for the counselling/selection process of institutes accepting LSAT India score as there will be no common counselling process.
As many as 53 colleges accept the LSAT India score for admission to their law programmes. Candidates can check below the list of universities that provide law admissions in its affiliated colleges/institutes through LSAT India.
LSAT India Participating Institutes
|S.No||Name of Institute|
|1||O.P. Jindal Global University|
|2||MIT-World Peace University (MIT-WPU), Faculty of Law|
|3||Hindustan Institute of Technology Sciences|
|4||University of Petroleum and Energy Studies|
|6||Vellore Institute of Technology|
|7||Asian Law College|
|8||School of Law and Constitutional Studies, Shobhit Deemed University|
|10||ISBR Law College|
|11||Vivekananda Global University|
|12||GITAM School of Law, GITAM (Deemed to be University)|
|13||Indore Institute of Law|
|14||Kalinga University, Raipur|
|15||Lovely Professional University|
|16||Faculty of Law, Manav Rachna University|
|17||Bennett University (Times of India Group)|
|18||SVKM’s NMIMS Kirit P. Mehta School of Law|
|19||IFIM Law School|
|20||Vijaybhoomi School of Law, Vijaybhoomi University|
|21||JLU School of Law|
LSAC Global provides two scholarships, out of which one is awarded to the highest scorer of the LSAT India. INR 4,00,000 are awarded to LSAT India topper under the scholarship programme named ‘Shamnad Basheer Access to Justice Scholarship’. This scholarship has the following features:
The second scholarship under ‘Shamnad Basheer Access to Justice Scholarship’ is awarded on the basis of an essay competition. Test-takers who are interested to participate in this contest-based scholarship need to submit their essay via email. Candidates must write an essay in which they argue for or against the following claim, while providing adequate reasons.
Claim – “Having a legal professional class (lawyers, judges, etc.) characterized by diversity of gender, caste, wealth status, language, and regional identity makes for a more just legal system”
In case a candidate requires immediate assistance regarding the LSAT India remote proctored test, he/she can contact via the following means.
Law School Admission Council is conducting LSAT India in multiple shifts starting from July 19, 2020.
The LSAT India 2020 is being conducted as a Remotely Proctored Test (RPT) as a response to the safety measures against COVID-19. Earlier, the LSAT India was conducted in a pen and paper mode.
Candidates must not worry in case of connectivity issues or power breakdowns. LSAC provides the candidates the facility to reconnect and re-login to resume the exam from where they left. However, this facility is only available within 30 minutes of an internet or power breakdown. If the idle time exceeds 30 minutes, then the test is rescheduled and candidates are notified about the same via email.
Candidates are advised to clear the cache, cookies, reset the internet and then re-login. If the issue is still not resolved, examinees can contact via email at LSATIndia@Pearson.com. Also, candidates can call on the following numbers:
+91 73037 66330
+91 99588 62887
LSAT India will comprise 4 sections which will include questions from three different areas. The questions will be based on Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension.
In case of a power failure, candidates will be able to resume the test from where they left. However, if the idle time exceeds 30 minutes, candidates will be able to reschedule for another date. Candidates will receive an email regarding the rescheduled test within 24 hours of the date. It is essential to contact the helpline number or email in such cases.
All the four sections will have a time limit of 35 minutes each. Candidates will not be able to access any section once the time for the same is over.
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