LSAT

Name of the Test: LSAT

Website of the Test: www.pearsonvueindia.com/lsatindia

E – Mail ID: lsatindia@pearson.com

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Academic Qualification – As per the eligibility criteria of LSAT-India 2016, the candidate needs to qualify 12th standard of 10+2 educational system /Higher Secondary School (HSC) Examination or equivalent examination from a recognized educational board with a minimum passing marks.

Age – At par LSAT-India 2016 eligibility criteria, you needed to have attended a definite age at the time of application/admission; where each participating law school of LSAT-India 2016 would be specifying the same. You needed to verify the minimum and maximum age required for LSAT-India 2016 applications from the respective law schools’ prospectus.

Date of Release of Forms

Application Fees

Last Date of Submission

Date of Release of Admit Card

Date of Exam

Date of Result

LSAT announcement is made in the second week of November Rs. 3800 3rd May 2017 Second week of April 21st May 2017 20th June 2017

Candidates need to register online for the LSAT—India at the website www.pearsonvueindia.com/lsatindia. No demand draft will be accepted for LSAT—India 2017

Registration completion and payment acceptance confirmation will be sent by electronic mail only. Pearson VUE shall not be held responsible for non-receipt of confirmation e-mails due to incorrect e-mail addresses being entered by the applicant or due to any technical problems.

Registration forms received without the proper registration fee, or with insufficient or incorrect details, or received beyond the specified closing time and date will be summarily rejected and Pearson VUE shall not entertain any queries with respect to the same.

Candidates need to ensure that the information submitted by them is correct in all respects. In case any information is found to be incorrect at a later date, Pearson VUE shall have the right to cancel the test score, and inform the institution receiving such a test score from Pearson VUE. In the event of the cancellation of the score due to furnishing of incorrect information, the registration fee paid by the candidate will not be refunded.

Candidates are required to upload their photographs as per the specification provided on the registration website, failing which they can be disallowed from testing.

There is no provision for on-the-spot registration for the LSAT—India on the day of the test. Candidates have to follow the prescribed registration process published as part of the LSAT—India announcement on the website.

Only one registration can be made by a candidate. Duplicate registrations are liable to be rejected.

The online application form filling process allows candidates to save the form without submitting it. Candidates should note that once a form is submitted, the candidate cannot make any changes to the form except educational qualifications and associated college information.

A form is considered valid only if submission is made, and the registration fee is received by Pearson VUE by the due date. Registration forms for which the registration fee is not received in time will be rejected outright.

In case the candidate registers online using a credit card that does not belong to him/her, the candidate needs to furnish a signed statement from the credit card holder as per the format provided below. Failure to furnish the foretasted signed statement, if applicable, shall render the registration form invalid, and the same shall be void without prior notice. The candidate needs to print the following statement, get it filled and signed by the credit card holder, and carry the physical signed statement along with the credit card that was used for the transaction, for signature verification, to the test venue on the day of the exam. The candidate will not be allowed to sit for the test if this requirement is not fulfilled.

(Candidates who register online using a credit card will receive instructions to this effect as part of the confirmation e-mail that will be sent based on successful online registration. This e-mail will include the statement format as given below)-

"I, ____________________________, owner of the credit card number ending with last 8 digits as ____________________________ do hereby agree and give my irrevocable consent to Mr./Ms____________________________, to use my credit card towards payment of:

LSAT—India Registration Fee: Rs. 3800/-
to Pearson India Education Services Private Limited. I indemnify Pearson India Education Services Private Limited from any charge backs, repudiation of the charge on the aforestated credit card, or any other claim from me, i.e. the credit card holder. Given under my name, signature, at the place and date mentioned below."

Name of credit card holder: ____________________________
Signature of credit card holder: ____________________________
Place : ____________________________
Date : ____________________________

  1. Admit Card is a document having candidate registration details and photograph. In order to take the LSAT—India, candidates are required to produce the Admit Card along with other necessary documents on the day of the test.
  2. Only candidates whose registration form has been properly completed in all respects and received by Pearson VUE within the stipulated time and who have paid the applicable test fee will be entitled to admit card to take the LSAT—India examination. The admit card will be available for download from LSAT—India website for all candidates whose registration is accepted. Each admit card ticket will include a unique candidate identification number generated at the time of registration which shall be the candidate's "registration number". Admit card will not be sent through e-mail or post.
  3. Pearson VUE is not responsible for any candidate who is unable to download the admit card because of wrong information. Pearson VUE is not responsible for non-download of the same due to any force majeure conditions. Candidates who are unable to download their admit card can call the customer support phone number published on www.pearsonvueindia.com/lsatindia or e-mail lsatindia@pearson.com to seek assistance.

Exam is conducted in the mid of May every year. It’s a paper and pencil test with four sections.

Duration: 2 Hours 20 Mins

Section

Number of Questions

Marks

Analytical Reasoning 25 25
1st Logical Reasoning 25 25
2nd Logical Reasoning 25 25
Reading Comprehension 25 25
Total 100 100

The LSAT—India is a paper-and-pencil test with four sections. Two of the sections contain logical reasoning questions; one section contains analytical reasoning questions; and one section contains reading comprehension questions. The time allotted for each section is 35 minutes, with no scheduled break built into the exam. All questions are multiple-choice. Please note that some sections may consist of questions with four answer choices, while the other sections consist of questions with five answer choices. Answers are collected on a scannable answer sheet. Only correct answers count towards the score; there is no penalty for incorrect answers. The test duration is 2 hours 20 minutes.

  • Analytical Reasoning Questions

    These questions measure the ability to understand a structure of relationships and to draw logical conclusions about that structure. The test taker is asked to reason deductively from a set of statements and rules or principles that describe relationships among persons, things, or events. Analytical Reasoning questions reflect the kinds of complex analyses that a law student performs in the course of legal problem solving.

  • Logical Reasoning Questions

    These questions assess the ability to analyze, critically evaluate, and complete arguments as they occur in ordinary language. Each Logical Reasoning question requires the test taker to read and comprehend a short passage, then answer a question about it. The questions are designed to assess a wide range of skills involved in thinking critically, with an emphasis on skills that are central to legal reasoning. These skills include drawing well-supported conclusions, reasoning by analogy, determining how additional evidence affects an argument, applying principles or rules, and identifying argument flaws.

  • Reading Comprehension Questions

    These questions measure the ability to read, with understanding and insight, examples of lengthy and complex materials similar to those commonly encountered in law school. The Reading Comprehension section contains 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.

Chandigarh Delhi (NCR) Jaipur Lucknow
Bangalore Chennai Hyderabad Kochi
Bhubaneswar Kolkata Raipur Ranchi
Ahmedabad Bhopal Mumbai Nagpur
Guwahati Indore Patna Dehradun

The candidate must not carry any articles such as cell phones, calculators, pens, arms, etc., as only the admit card, IDs in original, HB pencils, sharpeners and erasers are required for the test and all other articles have to be left outside the test hall at the candidate's own risk.

The students appearing for the test have to carry their admit card along with an ORIGINAL ID Proof. The admit card and the ID will be checked before entering the examination hall.

Important Instructions:

  1. Candidates NOT CARRYING ORIGINAL Identity Card shall NOT BE ALLOWED inside the test center.
  2. COLOURED PHOTOCOPIES/DIGITAL PRINTS etc. are NOT to be considered as ORIGINAL.

There are sample test papers available on the website of LSAT – India. To download the candidate can visit this link: www.pearsonvueindia.com/lsatindia/official-test-prep

Test results will generally be reported within four (4) weeks after the test date and will be available on candidate's registration log-in. Score card will be available for download for two months from the date of announcement of results. No score card will be sent through e-mail or post.