LAW School Admission Test (LSAT-India) - Exam Details
The LSAT-India 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-India 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. 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-India. The test rewards candidates with generalised abilities adaptable to a variety of circumstances.
A Single Common Test for Multiple Law Colleges
Candidates have the benefit of taking a single test - the LSAT-India - to become eligible for the admissions process of multiple law colleges in India which recognize the LSAT-India scores. Candidates can take the LSAT-India on sunday, 15th May , 2016 at any of the test centres spread across 16 cities in India.
Simple Registration Process
After completing the LSAT-India registration, candidates can apply to the associated colleges (colleges which will accept LSAT-India scores). Candidates can choose to apply to any or all of the associated colleges, however, LSAT-India scores will be given to all associated colleges. A list of associated law colleges is available on this site. Candidates can download the application forms from the respective college websites and apply to the colleges mentioning their LSAT-India registration number.
About the Test
LSAT-India 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-India will be administered in 16 cities on 15th May, 2016.
LSAT-India 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-India through ONLINE mode or by sending a Demand Draft. Registration windows are different for these modes.
Online Registration - 9th November, 2015 to 1st May, 2016.
Registration through Demand Draft/PO/Banker's cheque 9th November, 2015 to 28th Apr, 2016.
The demand draft/pay order/banker's cheque (favouring Pearson India Education Services Pvt Ltd, payable at New Delhi/ Noida) should reach the below mentioned address on or before 28th April, 2016either by post or courier.
6708, DLF Phase - IV
Gurgaon, Haryana - 122002
Phone: +91 7863027791
Candidates should write their full name and the LSAT-India registration number on the back-side of the envelope.
LSAT-India Registration/Student Application Process
Register online for the LSAT-India entrance test by logging on to lsat.formistry.com(registrations opens on 9th November 2015). The LSAT-India registration fee is Rs 3800/- the fee can be paid online or by a demand draft/pay order/ banker's cheque. The candidate can also contact Pearson VUE at lsatIndia@pearson.com for more information. On completion of the registration, all candidates will get an LSAT-India registration number. Candidates will need to mention this LSAT-India registration number while submitting the application forms to the associated colleges.
After obtaining the LSAT-India 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-India registration number. Candidates must ensure that they write their LSAT-India 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-India. It is the candidates' responsibility to understand the eligibility requirements of the associated law schools before deciding to register for the LSAT-India. 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-India will be transmitted to the Associated Colleges.