LSAT India Exam Pattern 2017 – Pearson VUE has released the application form for LSAT India on September 14 and the test will be held on April 23, 2017. Most Law aspirants have already started the preparation for the test. The aspirants applying for the test are requested to be aware of the latest changes and trends in the exam pattern. Also, being familiar with the exam pattern will help the candidates to prepare accordingly. This year, the Law School Admission Test will be challenging the candidate’s reasoning and reading ability. The test will be held in a paper-pencil mode and the candidates are required to complete the test within 2 hours 20 minutes i.e. 140 minutes. For complete details on the LSAT India Exam Pattern 2017, read the article below.
LSAT India Exam Pattern 2017 Details
The test for LSAT India 2017 will be held in a paper-pencil mode and the candidates are required to attempt around 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). These questions will be equally distributed among 4 sections and for each section the candidates will be given 35 minutes. Each question will have 4 or 5 choices and the candidates are required to select the correct one. For more details on the Exam Pattern of LSAT 2017, check the table below.
|Section Name||Number of Questions||Time Allotted|
|Analytical Reasoning||Around 24||35 Minutes|
|1st Logical Reasoning||Around 24||35 Minutes|
|2nd Logical Reasoning||Around 24||35 Minutes|
|Reading Comprehension||Around 24||35 Minutes|
|Total||92 – 100 Questions||140 minutes|
Important Points Regarding the LSAT India 2017 Exam Pattern
Some important points regarding the LSAT India Exam Pattern 2017 are given below –
- There will be a total of 92-100 MCQs in 4 sections. Each section will have approximately 24 questions.
- Duration of the test is 2 hours 20 minutes.
- There are no sectional cutoff scores and the percentile will be based on the overall performance.
- Each sectional will carry equal marks. There are no definite marks allotted to each question, however, the result will furnish the percentile of the candidates.
- There are no negative marking in the test, therefore, the candidates are advised to attempt all the questions.
- The candidates cannot switch between the sections i.e. proper 35 minutes are required to be given to a particular section.
Syllabus for LSAT India
There is no definite syllabus for LSAT India as the test will be challenging the candidate’s analytical and reasoning skills. The candidates can prepare according to the different sections of the test. However, to prepare for the test, the best way is to practice sample papers, previous year’s question papers, mock test, etc. With regular practice, the candidates will become more familiar with the exam pattern and the questions that usually appear in the test.
Difference between LSAT-India and LSAT
The Law School Admission Test, India is held for admission into the law programmes of the Indian Law Schools. It is held by Pearson VUE on behalf of Law School Admission Council, USA. The LSAT-India questions are shorter and the scores are on a different scale as compared to LSAT. Also, the LSAT includes subjective questions and will be held for admission into the law schools of USA, Canada and Australia while LSAT-India is held for admission only in India and consists of only MCQs.