In America entrance test for law schools is conducted by the “Law School of Admission Council” and is now introduced in our country also to conduct the common entrance test for law college admissions in India. The “Law School of Admission Test-India” (LSAT-India) is now conducting this entrance test. Based on the scores in this test, one can get admission in the bachelor’s and postgraduate courses of law colleges in our country. Right now 20 top institutions like IIT Kharagpur, Jindal Law School and UPES have recognized LSAT score as a basis for offering admission in their institutions.
The top law universities in our country are conducting CLAT as entrance test for admissions. But those colleges which are not affiliated to these law universities are considering LSAT India score for admissions into their colleges. However the LSAT conducted in America and Canada doesn’t have any resemblance to LSAT India test conducted for Indian law schools. Only admission into Indian law colleges is possible through this LSAT India entrance test. Based on this test one can get admissions into programs like ……
Five years integrated BA-LLB
Three years LLB course
Two years LL.M program
LSAT-India paper is a pencil based test. The entrance exam is conducted for 2 hours 35 minutes (including 15 minutes leisure). There shall be objective questions with multiple choice answers. There will be total four sections, where two sections shall have logical reasoning questions and the other sections comprises analytical reasoning and comprehension questions. Time for each section is 35 minutes and there shall be 15 minutes leisure before attempting the 2 and 3 sections.
There is no negative marking in the entrance test and scores in the test are used for initial screening of candidates by the institutions. The admission shall be granted based on the other required qualifications for the courses offered by the institutions. The admission process can be checked out from the websites of those institutions.
One should only register online for the LSAT India test. Those who have registered online can download the free practice test from the website.
Authorized book for LSAT India test is “The official LSAT-India Handbook (Published by Law School Admission Council).