All About LSAT

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 India 2020 Eligibility Criteria

For appearing in the law entrance exam, LSAC has not mentioned any specific eligibility criteria however, candidates should fulfill the eligibility criteria for UG and PG law courses offered at the accepting law colleges as under: 

Course

Eligibility Criteria

Five-year integrated LLB course

Candidates passed in class 12th or equivalent

Three-year LLB course

Candidates holding a bachelor degree in any stream from a recognized university/ college

Master of Laws

Candidates holding a degree in law i.e. LLB degree from a recognized university/ college

 

LSAT India 2020 Highlights

Exam Name

Law School Admission Test - India

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode

Offline

Exam Duration

2 hours 20 minutes

Accepting Colleges

55 colleges

Official Website

www.discoverlaw.in

 

 

LSAT India 2020 Exam Tentative Pattern 

The main features of the upcoming LSAT India exam are as under:

Features 

Details 

Exam mode

Remotely proctored online exam 

Exam duration 

2 hours and 20 minutes (changed)

Test Language 

English only

Type of questions

Objective-type questions 

Sections 

Four sections based on three subjects

Total questions

92 MCQs

Total marks 

On a scale of 120-180 420-480 score band and percentile

 

 

 

LSAT India 2020Tentative Dates

LSAC has announced the dates for LSAT India 2020 on November 28, 2019, and the exam related events will be as under:

Events

Dates

Salient Features

Starting of LSAT India online registration

06-Dec-2019

LSAC has started accepting the online application forms for LSAT India 2020 on discoverlaw.in website.

Availability of LSAT India 2020 application form

01-Jan-2020

LSAT India 2020 application process was affected by technical glitches and candidates were not able to obtain the online application form. However, the LSAC Global council has corrected the issue. 

Last date to apply

10-Jul-2020

Candidates can now fill and submit the application forms in all respect including fee payment before the extended last date of application, earlier it was available till 05-Jul-2020. 

Availability of admit card

17-Jul-2020 onwards

Candidates who have successfully submitted the application form can download the admit card for LSAT India. 

LSAT India 2020 exam date

19-Jul-2020 to 22-Jul-2020

LSAC will now conduct LSAT India 2020 on the several days starting from July 19 onwards in a home-based online test mode that is to be proctored remotely. 

Results announcements

August 2020

The results will be announced on the official website and candidates can log in with their email ID and password to download scorecards.

 

Courses offered through LSAT India

The law entrance is conducted for admissions to the following courses: 

Courses offered at the accepting colleges  

BA LLB

BCom LLB

BBA LLB

BBA LLB (Hons.)

BA LLB (Hons.)

BCom LLB (Hons.)

BTech LLB

BSc LLB

LLB

LLM

 

 

 

LSAT India 2020 Sectional Weightage

Earlier, the section-wise questions allotment was not defined but now the new pattern and weightage of LSAT India will be as under: 

Sections of LSAT India paper

Question per section

Time allotted per section

Analytical Reasoning

23

35 minutes

Logical Reasoning – 1

22

35 minutes

Logical Reasoning – 2

23

35 minutes

Reading Comprehension

24

35 minutes

Variable

23

35 minutes

Total

92 questions

2 hours 20 minutes

 

 

LSAT India 2020 Syllabus 

The section-wise syllabus for the law entrance exam is as under:

Subjects

Topics

Analytical Reasoning

The section is based on the structure of relationships with logical conclusions, relationships based on things, persons or events, statements and conclusions, and some legal statements and relationships based problems 

Logical Reasoning 1 & 2

The sections assess candidates' ability to analyze, critically evaluate, and complete arguments through logical reasoning questions based on passages (comprehension or legal). 

The type of questions will be of statement-conclusions, reasoning by analogy, determining how additional evidence affects an argument, applying principles or rules, and identifying argument flaws.

Reading Comprehension

The section carries questions to assess candidates' reading and interpretation skills based on four sets of reading questions, each consisting of a selection of reading material, followed by four to nine questions that test reading and reasoning abilities.

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