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Law School Admission Test (LSAT 2017) is a worldwide level entrance test which is managed by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC), USA. This exam is a perfect gateway for the students, seeking for admission in law courses offered by the universities of foreign countries like United States, Canada, etc. Here in this article, we are providing information related to LSAT India 2017. LSAT exam held once in a year in India. Through this examination, an Indian candidate may get the Law admission in foreign national universities. Candidates can check updates for LSAT 2017 notification, registration schedule, exam dates, eligibility, exam pattern, etc.
LSAT India 2017 Exam Dates
The official dates of LSAT India 2017 examination has been revised and are mentioned below:
|Events of LSAT India||Dates (Revised)
|Online registration starts||14th September 2016|
|Last date to online registration||3rd May 2017|
|Admit card release||May 8 – 20, 2017|
|LSAT India Exam date||May 21, 2017|
|Result announcement||20th June 2017|
LSAT Registration 2017 (India)
The LSAT 2017 Registration will be done via online process through the official website of LSAC. Except online mode, no any other mode will be entertained to fill the application form. LSAT India 2017 registration has been started from 14th September 2016 to 3rd May 2017. In case paying through offline mode, the pay order/banker’s cheque must be drawn in the favor of Pearson India Education Services Private Limited payable at New Delhi or NOIDA.
LSAT India 2017 registration fee is Rs. 3800/-. Candidates can pay the application fee by credit card or demand draft/pay order/ banker’s cheque. Only VISA and Master Card will be accepted to pay the registration fee. The candidates who are paying the fee through demand draft/pay order/banker’s cheque will be required to enter payment details online and obtain an acknowledgement slip. Thereafter, mail the physical DD/PO/Banker’s cheque along with the acknowledgement slip to the below mentioned address:
6708, DLF Phase –IV,
Gurgaon, Haryana – 122008
LSAT Eligibility Criteria
There is not any fixed eligibility criteria mentioned by the authority. The eligibility criteria for admission will be considered of that particular institution or university where the student is seeking for admission. But the candidates should meet the basic eligibility needs to apply for law courses. The basic eligibility criteria are as following:
- For BA LLB course, candidates should have cleared 12th or equivalent examination with securing minimum 45% marks.
- For LLB courses, students must have a bachelor degree in any subject with scoring minimum 45% aggregate.
- For LLM course, candidates should have passed Three year (LLB) or five-year (BA LLB) exam with securing minimum 45% marks.
- Candidates appearing in qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.
LSAT Exam Pattern
The LSAT exam pattern will consist of total four sections. The question paper will contain approx (92- 100) multiple choice questions. Candidates have to choose the right answer only. The time duration will be 35 minutes for each section. Total time duration of LSAT exam will be 2 hours 20 minutes. For each correct response one mark will be awarded. The exam will be conducted in offline mode (pen and paper based mode). There will be no negative marking in this exam. The LSAT 2017 exam pattern is given below:
|Analytical Reasoning||24||35 Minutes|
|1st Logical Reasoning||24||35 Minutes|
|2nd Logical Reasoning||24||35 Minutes|
|Reading Comprehension||24||35 Minutes|
|Total||92-100||2 hours 20 minutes|
LSAT – India Test Centres
LSAT India 2017 will be conducted in the following cities:
- North: Chandigarh, Delhi (NCR), Jaipur, Lucknow
- South: Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi
- East: Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi
- West: Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Mumbai, Nagpur
LSAT Preparation Tips
Candidates should prepare for the exam as per to the syllabus. Solve earlier years question papers and sample papers it will get you familiarize with the exam pattern and question weightage. Try to solve previous years question paper in the given limited time. Make a time-table and prepare accordingly. Choose the best preparation books for exam preparation. To get deep knowledge about LSAT pattern and deeper level of preparation, there’s no better alternative than “THE OFFICIAL LSAT—India HANDBOOK”. Students can practice LSAT official tests by clicking the link given above.
LSAT Exam Syllabus 2017
Before preparing for exam, candidates should gather all the information about the syllabus and prepare according to syllabus. The questions will be asked from these topics such as Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension. The Reading Comprehension section will measure the ability to read, with understanding and insight, examples of lengthy and complex materials. The analytic reasoning will measure the ability to understand a structure of relationships and to draw logical conclusions of that structure. The logical reasoning will judge the ability to analyze, critically evaluate, and complete arguments.
LSAT 2017 Admit Card
The LSAT Admit Card 2017 can be downloaded from May 8 – 20, 2017. Candidates can download the admit card through the official site of LSAC. The admit card will contain exam details such as test date, reporting time, reporting address, candidate’s registration number and test center instructions and procedures. Candidates are required to paste a latest passport size photograph on the given space. Candidates have to bring the admit card along with the Government-Issued Photo Identification (original) at the examination center. If applicant does not have any ID proof then he/she can bring either School Identity Card (photo) or Tenth Pass Certificate/Mark Sheet( that has Date of Birth on it) along with the admit card.
LSAT Result 2017
The LSAT 2017 Result will be declared on 20th June 2017. The result will be available on candidate’s registration login. To check the result, students need to login using their login credentials. The score card will be available for downloading only for two months after the declaration of result. Thereafter, request of score card will not be entertained. The exam conducting authority will not send the score card via post or e-mail. Candidates are advised to keep the result safe till the admission procedure.
LSAT Admission Process
After receiving the score card, candidates can report to the college or institution where candidates seeking for admission. Approx 60 law institutions in India consider LSAT score for admission. For admission candidates have to follow the admission rules and regulation of that particular university or institution where candidate is looking for admission.