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The Law School Admission Council (LSAC), headquartered in Pennsylvania, U.S.A., is a not for profit driven association focused on advancing quality, access, and value in law and instruction worldwide by supporting people's enrolment journeys and giving pre-eminent evaluation, information, and innovation administrations.

Every year, LSAC helps a huge number of graduate school applicants explore the affirmation interaction and gives the fundamental confirmation programming and information depended upon by more than 200-part graduate schools in the United States, Canada, and Australia. LSAC is most popular for creating and overseeing the Law School Admission Test (LSAT®) for more than 70 years.

The LSAT—India is an admission test for Indian law colleges. It is modelled on the original LSAT, used by law schools in North America and Australia. The LSAT—India assesses the critical thinking skills essential to success in law college.

The date of examination for LSAT India 2021 is yet to be announced.

LSAT India Affiliated Colleges

Since its inception in 2009, the LSAT—India™ test is widely recognized and accepted by law colleges across India.  The LSAT—India Affiliated Law Colleges is a group of eminent law colleges in India which accept the LSAT—India™ test scores for law school admission. These colleges aim at creating opportunities for law aspirants and promoting quality legal education in India.

The participating institutes of LSAT India 2021 include - associated law colleges and colleges that utilize LSAT India 2021 score only for the purpose of admission. The eligibility criteria for admission to either of the type of the LSAT India 2021 participating institutes is decided by the respective institutes. LSAC does not prescribe any eligibility criteria for the participating institutes of LSAT India.

1.         O P Jindal Global University

2.         JLU School of Law, Jagran Lake city University

3.         NA Global Law School

4.         Institute of Law / AISECT University

5.          Indore Institute of Law

6.         GD Goenka University School of Law

7.         Alliance School of Law, Alliance University

8.         NMIMS School of Law

9.         Azim Premji University

10.       Central India College of Law

11.        College of Legal Studies (UPES)

12.       Faculty of Law, ICFAI University

13.       NCU Law School

14.       School of Law, Gitam University

15.       School of Law, Noida International School

16.       School of Law, Ansal University

17.       School of Law, Sharda University

18.       VIT Law School

19.       School of Law, Galgotias University

20.       Faculty of Law, SRM University 

 

LSAT India Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of LSAT India 2021 has insights on the nature and structure of the exam. The test will be conducted in online proctored mode, meaning candidates will be able appear in the exam from home or a location of their choice. The total number of questions is close to 92, and test duration will be 2 hours 20 minutes. Every candidate’s test will be proctored remotely using AI-assisted technology and the candidate's entire examination will be recorded via the computer’s web camera. If misconduct of any kind is detected, then the exam will be invalidated. The details of the updated exam pattern are given below.

Mode of exam :  Online, proctored test mode

Duration of the exam :   2 hours 20 minutes

Number of questions :   ~92

Sections  :         There will be four (4) sections. These include:

•           One section on Analytical Reasoning

•           One section on Reading Comprehension

•           Two (2) sections on Logical Reasoning

Candidates will get 35 minutes to complete each section.

  There is no negative marking

Scoring pattern Test scores will be scaled between a score band of 420-480. Results will also be available in percentile form.

The multiple-choice questions that make up the LSAT─ India mirror a wide scope of scholastic trains and are not planned to give any bit of leeway to applicants from a specific scholarly foundation. The LSAT─ India does exclude questions requiring the dominance of an order or set of realities. For instance, it doesn't test your insight into history, political hypothesis, science, or even general knowledge or current affairs. Rather, it is a trial of significant basic reasoning abilities gained over your instructive lifetime. Consequently, you don't have to learn realities methodically for the LSAT─ India. You just need to rehearse the basic reasoning abilities that it surveys.

 

Analytical Reasoning:

Analytical Reasoning questions test a range of deductive reasoning skills. These include:

  • Comprehending the basic structure of a set of relationships by determining a complete solution to the problem posed (for example, an acceptable seating arrangement of all six diplomats around a table)

  • Reasoning with conditional ‘if-then’ statements and recognizing logically equivalent formulations of such statements

  • Inferring what could be true or must be true from given facts and rules together with new information in the form of an additional or substitute fact or rule

  • Recognizing when two statements are logically equivalent in context by identifying a condition or rule that could replace one of the original conditions while still resulting in the same possible outcomes.

Logical Reasoning (I and II):

Each Logical Reasoning question requires you to read and comprehend a short passage, then answer one question (or, rarely, two questions) 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 and critical reasoning.

 These skills include:

  • Recognizing the parts of an argument and their relationships

  • Recognizing similarities and differences between patterns of reasoning 

  • Drawing well-supported conclusions

  • Reasoning by analogy

  • Recognizing misunderstandings or points of disagreement 

  • Determining how additional evidence affects an argument 

  • Detecting assumptions made by particular arguments

  • Identifying and applying principles or rules

  • Identifying flaws in arguments

  • Identifying explanations

Reading Comprehension:

Reading selections for Reading Comprehension questions are drawn from a wide range of subjects in the humanities, social sciences, biological and physical sciences fields, and areas related to the law. Generally, the selections are densely written, use high-level vocabulary, and contain sophisticated argument or complex rhetorical structure (for example, multiple points of view). Reading Comprehension questions require you to read carefully and accurately, to determine the relationships among the various parts of the reading selection, and to draw reasonable inferences from the material in the selection. The questions may ask about the following characteristics of a passage or pair of passages:

  • The main idea or primary purpose

  • Information that is explicitly stated  

  • Information or ideas that can be inferred 

  • The meaning or purpose of words or phrases as used in context

  • The organization or structure

  • The application of information in the selection to a new context 

  • Principles that function in the selection

  • Analogies to claims or arguments in the selection

  • An author’s attitude as revealed in the tone of a passage or the language used 

  • The impact of new information on claims or arguments in the selection

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Last date to apply: 04th June,2021

 
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