LSAT India 2017 – The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) India is one of the well-known law entrance tests of India held by Pearson VUE on behalf of the Law School Admission Council, USA. The registration process for LSAT India 2017 has commenced and the end date to apply for the test is May 03, 2017. The candidates who have applied for the test within the deadline will be issued the admit card on May 08, 2017. The entrance test is scheduled to be held on May 21, while the result will be announced on June 20, 2017. A total of 82 Law Schools will be accepting the LSAT score 2017. The Law School Admission Test 2017 will be challenging the candidate’s reasoning and reading skills. The application forms for LSAT 2017 are available online and a link is provided in this article for the convenience of the candidates. Read this article for complete details on the LSAT India 2017, important dates, eligibility norms, application process, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.
Latest: LSAT India Application Form 2017 – Apply Here
The complete schedule for LSAT India 2017 has been released and is provided on the table below. The law aspirants applying for the test must make sure that they are familiar with the important dates of LSAT India so that they don’t miss any deadline.
|LSAT India Important Dates 2017|
|S.No.||LSAT India 2017 Events||Dates|
|1.||Release of the notification||September 14, 2017|
|2.||End date to apply||May 03, 2017|
|3.||Issuance of admit card||May 08, 2017|
|4.||End date to download the admit card||May 20, 2017|
|5.||Test to be held on||May 21, 2017|
|6.||Result to be announced on||June 20, 2017|
LSAT India 2017 General Facts
The test will be held in a paper and pencil mode for admission into the 5-year integrated undergraduate and 2-year postgraduate law programmes of the participating institutes. LSAT India is a democratic and inclusive test i.e. the candidates can apply their critical thinking skills, acquired during their academic lifetime, on the entrance test. Thus, no proper training in any specific field or programme is required to ace the LSAT India 2017. Some basic facts about the test are given below.
- Name of the Exam – Law School Admission Test
- Commonly known as – LSAT
- Level of Exam – National
- Conducting Authority – Pearson VIE on behalf of Law School Admission Council (LSAC), USA
Along with the notification, Pearson VUE has released the notification for LSAT India 2017. The candidates filling up the application form must make sure that they are familiar with the eligibility criteria and also fulfill each of them. If the candidates fail to fulfill any of the criteria and apply for the test, then their candidature will be cancelled in the later admission rounds.
The eligibility norms for BA LLB and LLM are different from each other. Check the eligibility criteria for both the law programmes from the points given below –
- The candidates must have qualified the Class 12th board examination of 10+2 pattern from a recognized board.
- The pass percentage in Class 12th will differ according to the Institutes.
- Age limits for different Institutes will vary from each other.
- To check the age and pass percentage, the candidates are required to visit the official website of the Institutes/colleges they are applying.
- The candidates must have a valid degree in LL.B or B.L. or any other degree in Law from a Law Institute recognized by Bar Council of India (BCI) norms.
- With the participating Institutes, the minimum required percentage for LLM programme will vary.
To apply for the test, the candidates are required to get themselves registered for the test and then only they can access the application form. Once they have successfully submitted the application form, they can pay the requisite fee to conclude the application processes. Check the steps below for a brief description of the application process of LSAT 2017 –
- Before registration, the candidates must make sure that they have a valid email ID and a mobile number.
- To register, your enter name, date of birth, email ID, mobile number and set a password.
- On successful registration, the candidates will receive a confirmation email on their registered email address.
- Now the candidates are required to log in using the credentials to access the application form.
- Once the application form is completely filled-in, the candidates can submit it.
- To conclude the application process, candidates can pay the application fee for LSAT India 2017.
LSAT 2017 India Application Fee
The application or the registration fee for LSAT is Rs. 3800/- and also, the candidates pay a total of Rs. 4250/- to buy the Official LSAT – India Handbook along with the registration. The candidates can pay the application fee for LSAT 2017 via credit/debit card only i.e. via online mode. Also, it must be noted that the registration fee is non-refundable.
As mentioned above, few of the eligibility norms will vary with the Institutes. The table below provides a list of few participating institutes that will accept LSAT 2017 score. Check the table below –
|Alliance School of Law, Alliance University||Auro university School of Law||Central India College of Law||College of Legal Studies (UPES)||Faculty of Law, ICFAI University|
|GD Goenka University School of Law, Gurgaon||G.H. Raisoni Law School||NCU Law School||JSS Law College||K.R. Mangalam University|
|KLE Society’s Law College||MATS Law School||O P Jindal Global University||Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law||School of Law, Gitam University|
|School of Law, Noida International School||School of Law, Ansal University||School of Law, Sharda university||VIT Law School||School of Law, Galgotias University|
|Chotanagpur Law College||Faculty of Law,ICFAI University||Faculty of Law, ICFAI University||The ICFAI Law School, The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education||Faculty of Law, SGT University|
|Faculty of Law, SRM University||Raffles School of Law, Raffles University||IFIM Law College||Lovely Professional University||Saveetha College Of Law|
|Indore Institute of Law|
For the complete list of the LSAT 2017 participating Institutes in India, click on the subhead above.
The cities that will host the entrance test for LSAT 2017 can be divided into north, south, east and west.
- Delhi (NCR)
Only the candidates who successfully submit the application form on or before the deadline will receive the hall ticket for LSAT India. The admit card will be available online and with its release, the candidates can access the same from this article.
The LSAT Admit Card 2017 is an important document, and the candidates must produce it in the exam hall to appear for the test. If they fail to do so, then they won’t be allowed to write the test. To access the admit card, the candidates are required to login into registered account. Details regarding the candidate and the exam will be available on the admit card of the test. The candidates are advised to keep the admit card safe even after the test is over.
The test will be held on a paper and pencil based mode and the candidates are required to complete the same within 2 hours 20 minutes i.e. 140 minutes. There will be no breaks in between the 2 hours 20 minutes duration and the candidates are required to complete a maximum of 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). These questions will be divided into 4 sections, which are Analytical Reasoning, 1st Logical Reasoning, 2nd Logical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension. The candidates will be given 35 minutes for each section. However, there is no negative marking in the exam thus, the candidates are advised to attempt all the questions. As mentioned above, the test will challenge the candidate’s critical thinking.
There is no proper syllabus for the Law School Admission Test. The candidates can prepare for the test according to the different sections of the test. Here, the candidates reading and reasoning skills will be tested. Below, candidates can check the type of questions and prepare accordingly –
To prepare for the test, the candidates must practice the sample papers, previous year’s papers, mock tests available. After the mock test or solving a sample paper, the candidates must analyze it. By analyzing, the candidates will become familiar with their strengths and weaknesses. Also, try not to make the same mistakes again and again.
The result will be available online and the candidates are required to login into their registered LSAT India accounts and enter the details. The LSAT Result will be available on a percentile basis, which will help the participating institutes to compare the candidate’s performance with the others.
With the release of the LSAT result, the participating Institutes will release their cutoff scores. The cutoff marks are the minimum marks that the candidates must score to be eligible for the pre-admission rounds. The scores will be valid only for one year. It must be noted that the cutoff scores of the various Institutes will vary from each other.