LSAT India 2024 exam for the January session is scheduled for January 20-21, 2024, with registration closing on January 10, 2024. For the May session of LSAT India 2024, the examination will take place from May 16-19, 2024, and registration can be done until May 7, 2024.
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About LSAT India 2024
Administered by Pearson Vue on behalf of the Law School Admission Council (LSAC), the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is conducted biannually in two stages. Its purpose is to facilitate the admission of students into diverse law programs offered by participating colleges associated with LSAT-India.
LSAT India 2024 Overview
|Name of the Exam||Law School Admission Test|
|Conducting Body||Pearson Vue on behalf of LSAC|
|Popularly Known as||LSAT India|
|Purpose||Admission into 5-year LLB, 3-year LLB and LLM programmes|
|Colleges||Colleges accepting LSAT India scores|
The LSAT India exam dates have been announced by Pearson Vue on the official website. The important dates for the exam include the application open and close date, exam scheduling deadline, date of the exam and result date.
LSAT India 2024 Important Dates
|Event||Date (January Session)||Date (May Session)|
|Registration begins||August 14, 2023||August 14, 2023|
|Last Date for registration||January 10, 2024||May 7, 2024|
|Test Scheduling||December 10, 2023 to January 12, 2024||To be notified|
|System Readiness Check||December 17, 2023 to January 16, 2024||March 29-May 12, 2024|
|LSAT India 2024 Exam||January 20-21, 2024||May 16-19, 2024|
|LSAT India 2024 results||To be notified||To be notified|
Interested candidates should check the eligibility criteria of LSAT India 2024 before applying for the exam. It is important to note that the LSAC does not lay out any eligibility criteria for the exam. Candidates are required to check their eligibility with the individual colleges to which they wish to apply.
LSAT India 2024 Eligibility Criteria
|5 Year LLB||3 Year LLB||LLM|
|Educational Qualification||Passed 12th Grade or it’s equivalent|
Candidates appearing for their Class 12 exam are also eligible to apply provided that they submit their qualifying certificate at the time of admission
|Graduation in any stream|
Candidates appearing for their final year graduation exams are also eligible to apply provided that they submit their qualifying certificate at the time of admission
|Graduation in Law|
Candidates appearing for their final year LLB exams are also eligible to apply provided that they submit their qualifying certificate at the time of admission
|Minimum Marks||Candidates should check with the college in which they wish to apply|
|Age Limit||No upper age limit|
LSAT India Application Form 2024
Pearson Vue opened the LSAT India 2024 application form on August 14, 2023. Candidates have to pay a registration fee of Rs.3999. The registration for LSAT India 2024 January session will close on January 10, 2024. While the registration for the LSAT India 2024 May session will close on May 7, 2024.
How to Apply for LSAT India 2024?
Aspiring candidates have to follow the steps given below to register for the LSAT India 2024 exam:
- Visit the official website – lsatindia.in
- Register with the portal to obtain login credentials by providing basic details such as name, email id and mobile number.
- Next, sign in using the login credentials and fill out the application form of LSAT India 2024 by providing details such as personal information, educational qualifications, course preference, and college preference
- Pay the registration fee to complete the application form.
LSAT India 2024: Exam Pattern and Syllabus
The LSAT India 2024 exam date has been released by Pearson Vue. The LSAT India 2024 for January session will be from January 20-21, 2024 and the May session of the exam will be conducted from May 16-19, 2024. Aspiring candidates must be well aware of the exam pattern of LSAT India 2024 and LSAT India 2024 syllabus to prepare well for the exam.
LSAT India Exam Pattern 2024
The LSAT India 2024 exam pattern consists of passages followed by objective-type questions based on the passage. The table given below gives an overview of the exam pattern.
LSAT India Exam Pattern 2024 Overview
|Mode of LSAT—India exam||Remote proctored mode|
|Medium of examination||English|
|Duration of LSAT—India 2023 exam||2 hours and 20 minutes (35 minutes for each section)|
|Total number of questions||92 questions (approx)|
|Sections||Four sections namely:Analytical ReasoningLogical Reasoning (1)Logical Reasoning (2)Reading Comprehension|
|Sectional time||35 minutes for each section|
|Question format||Multiple-choice questions|
|Negative Marking||No negative marking|
|Scoring pattern||Candidates would be marked on a scoreband between 420 and 480, and be awarded with a percentile rank.|
LSAT India Syllabus 2024
The syllabus of LSAT—India 2024 consists of four sections each having a time duration of 35 minutes namely Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning (1), Logical Reasoning (2), and Reading Comprehension. There are approximately 92 questions divided across the four sections. The syllabus tests the candidates on the following ability:
- Reading and comprehending complex pieces of texts.
- Obtaining useful insights by organising and managing information from such complex pieces of texts.
- Ability to think critically and evaluate the merits and validity of arguments.
LSAT India 2024 Syllabus Overview
|Section Type||Number of Questions||Duration|
|Analytical Reasoning||23||35 minutes|
|Logical Reasoning (1)||22||35 minutes|
|Logical Reasoning (2)||23||35 minutes|
|Reading Comprehension||24||35 minutes|
|Total||92||2 hours and 20 minutes Total|
Important Topics in LSAT India Syllabus 2024
The table given below describes important topics in the syllabus of LSAT—India 2024.
(The analytical reasoning section tests the candidate’s ability in determining the likely outcome of a given situation by taking into account certain facts and arguments )
|Understanding the relationships between different components in the question to arrive at the solution.|
Identifying cause-effect relationships through if-then statements
Making inferences from a given set of statements or facts
Identifying similar statements which can be replaced with one another leading to the same result.
(The logical reasoning section tests the candidates’ ability to apply basic reasoning to analyse, evaluate, support or refute arguments.)
|Determining different components of an argument and the relationship between them|
Identifying the logic in an argument and its similarities and differences from other arguments
Drawing inferences from arguments
Recognising the disagreements between facts
Determining how any additional fact or information can change the outcome or argument
Identifying assumptions and flaws present in an argument
(The reading comprehension section in the syllabus of LSAT—India 2024 is a test of the candidate’s ability to go deep into complex texts and understand its contents)
|Identifying the central idea of the passage.|
Making inferences from the passage.
Identifying meanings of words and phrases and their purpose in the context of the passage.
Testing the applicability of the given information in new situations.
Effect of a new piece of information on a given situation
Identify similarities, differences and relationships between two passages through comparative reading.
LSAT India 2024 Preparation Tips
LSAT—India is a popular law entrance exam that enables students to gain admission into some well-known private law institutes in the country. Having an effective preparation strategy is therefore essential to succeed in the exam. Given below are preparation tips for each section of the exam.
- Analytical Reasoning
- Read carefully to understand any implicit meanings and recognise the structure and nature of relationships that exist between different subjects given in the passage.
- Work with the given information without making any unnecessary
- Work independently with each question. The assumptions and conditions for a particular question will not apply to another question.
- Logical Reasoning
- Understand and evaluate each answer choice and its relationship with the given question.
- In logical reasoning, it often happens that the right answer may not always be a true or a logical statement but it is the correct answer in the context of the question. Make sure to mark the right answer by reading the question carefully in such situations
- Solve the questions with a free mind without making any assumptions.
- Reading Comprehension
- Develop a reading habit by regularly reading newspapers and books to build speed.
- Know some tactics to approach the reading comprehension questions. A few are given below
(i) Reading the whole passage first and then answering the questions.
(ii) Reading the questions first, then moving to the passage and then coming back to the questions.
(iii) A quick glance of the passages and the questions followed by a careful reading of the passage.
LSAT India Admit Card 2024
The LSAT India 2024 admit card is issued in online mode. The admit card is available to candidates who have booked their exam slots by completing the scheduling process. Once the exam is scheduled by the candidates, the admit card which is known as the LSAT India 2024 appointment letter will be sent to the registered email of the candidate.
Given below are the steps to complete the slot booking and scheduling process:
- Log in with the sign in credentials on the official website: lsatindia.in
- Click on LSAT India 2024 slot booking link
- Choose the preferred slot and timings
- Click submit to complete the process
LSAT India Result 2024
The LSAC will declare the LSAT India 2024 result in online mode for each session a few days after the exam. Candidates can download the result from the official admission portal discoverlaw.in by signing in to the website with their login credentials. The scorecard will contain details such as name and roll number of the candidate, score in the score band of 420-480 and a percentile rank.