Organisation : Law School Admission Council (LSAC) Pearson VUE
Entrance Exam : LSAT Law School Admission Test – India 2018
Date of Examination : 20-05-2018
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The LSAT—IndiaTM is a test of reasoning and reading skills, not a test to see whether you happened to have memorized the right facts or equations. The theory behind the LSAT—IndiaTM is democratic and inclusive. It holds that students acquire critical thinking skills over their educational lifetimes, and that these skills are the most important for the study of law.
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Good critical thinking skills may be acquired in virtually any educational programme anywhere so long as it is rigorous and of high quality. Thus, no training in any specific field or set of fields is required to do well on the LSAT—IndiaTM The test rewards candidates with generalised abilities adaptable to a variety of circumstances.
About the Test
** LSAT—IndiaTM is a standardized test of reading and verbal reasoning skills designed by the USA–based Law School Admission Council (LSAC) for use by law schools in India.
** The LSAT—IndiaTM will be administered in multiple cities on 20th May, 2018.
** LSAT—IndiaTM is a paper-and-pencil test with four sections.
** Test duration – 2 hours and 20 minutes
** Question type – Multiple Choice format
** Registration Fee – Rs. 3800/-
** Registration Window: Candidates can register for LSAT—IndiaTM through ONLINE mode only.
** Online Registration – October 4th, 2017 – May 4th, 2018
Registration/Student Application Process
** Register online for the LSAT—IndiaTM entrance test by logging on to lsat.fdshive.com (registrations opens on 4th October 2017). The LSAT—IndiaTM registration fee is INR. 3800/-. The fee can be paid online only through credit/debit cards. The candidate can also contact Pearson VUE at lsatindia[AT]pearson.com for more information.
On completion of the registration, all candidates will get an LSAT—IndiaTM registration number. Candidates will need to mention this LSAT—IndiaTM registration number while submitting the application forms to the associated colleges.
** After obtaining the LSAT—IndiaTM registration number, the candidate must download/obtain the application form from the associated college. The college admission application forms will require candidates to mention their LSAT—IndiaTM registration number. Candidates must ensure that they write their LSAT—IndiaTM registration number at the given place in the Application Form of the associated colleges.
** All registrants who complete the test registration, pay the test fee in a timely way, and follow published test rules may sit for the LSAT—IndiaTM. It is the candidates’ responsibility to understand the eligibility requirements of the associated law schools before deciding to register for the LSAT—IndiaTM.
If a candidate registers for the test and then determines that he/she is ineligible for admission to the intended law school, no test-fee refund will be available. Test Scores of students writing the LSAT—IndiaTM will be transmitted to the Associated Colleges.
** The school(s)/program(s) will not consider your LSAT—IndiaTM score for admission if you do not complete the application form and pay the application fee for the program(s) prior to the last application date.
Test Pattern & Scoring
The LSAT—IndiaTM is a standardized test of reading and verbal reasoning skills designed by the USA-based Law School Admission Council (LSAC) for use by law schools in India. The LSAT—IndiaTM is patterned after the world-renowned LSAT®. It is developed by testing professionals with advanced degrees in psychometrics, English, linguistics, and logic.
It is not created by ad hoc committees of faculty. The LSAT—IndiaTM pattern rigorously follows prescribed specifications that are essentially the same every year. Each test question has been subjected to multiple levels of review and to a system of pretesting, so candidates can be assured that every question has one and only one correct answer.
The LSAT—IndiaTM is meant to help anyone with good critical thinking skills. So, there are no questions designed to assess prior legal knowledge, no questions requiring mathematical knowledge and no questions on current affairs or grammar.
The LSAT—IndiaTM breaks critical thinking skills down into three main types: logical reasoning, analytical reasoning, and reading comprehension.
Since the first of these types is most predictive of success in law school, there are two sections of logical reasoning questions in the LSAT—IndiaTM. There is also one section each of analytical reasoning and reading comprehension questions, which contribute to the predictive validity of the test.
There is no negative marking or penalty for guessing. Only correct answers contribute to a candidate’s score. Therefore, candidates should leave no question unanswered and guess on those questions they cannot carefully consider.
Registration Window Start 4 October, 2017
Registration Window Ends 4 May, 2018
Admit Card Release 5 May – 19 May, 2018
LSAT-IndiaTM 2018 , Test Date 20 May, 2018
Announcement of Results To be announced