Sunday, 17 December 2017

The LSAT—IndiaTM 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—IndiaTM 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—IndiaTM 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—IndiaTM — to become eligible for the admissions process of multiple law colleges in India which recognise the LSAT—IndiaTM scores. Candidates can take the LSAT—IndiaTM on Sunday, 20th May, 2018 at any of the test centres spread across multiple cities in India.

Simple Registration Process

After completing the LSAT—IndiaTM registration, candidates can apply to the associated colleges (colleges which will accept LSAT—IndiaTM scores). Candidates can choose to apply to any or all of the associated colleges, however, LSAT—IndiaTM 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—IndiaTM registration number.

Important Dates
Candidates can register for LSAT—IndiaTM through ONLINE mode only. No demand draft will be accepted for LSAT—IndiaTM 2018

Registration Window Start: 4 October, 2017
Registration Window Ends: 4 May, 2018
Admit Card Release: 5 May - 19 May, 2018
LSAT-IndiaTM 2018 , Test Date: 20 May, 2018
Announcement of Results To be announced

Test Pattern & Scoring

The LSAT—IndiaTM 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—IndiaTM is patterned after the world-renowned LSAT®. It is developed by testing professionals with advanced degrees in psychometrics, English, linguistics, and logic. It is not created by ad hoc committees of faculty. The LSAT—IndiaTM pattern rigorously follows prescribed specifications that are essentially the same every year. Each test question has been subjected to multiple levels of review and to a system of pretesting, so candidates can be assured that every question has one and only one correct answer.

The LSAT—IndiaTM is meant to help anyone with good critical thinking skills. So, there are no questions designed to assess prior legal knowledge, no questions requiring mathematical knowledge and no questions on current affairs or grammar. The LSAT—IndiaTM breaks critical thinking skills down into three main types: logical reasoning, analytical reasoning, and reading comprehension. Since the first of these types is most predictive of success in law school, there are two sections of logical reasoning questions in the LSAT—IndiaTM. There is also one section each of analytical reasoning and reading comprehension questions, which contribute to the predictive validity of the test.

There is no negative marking or penalty for guessing. Only correct answers contribute to a candidate's score. Therefore, candidates should leave no question unanswered and guess on those questions they cannot carefully consider.

Testing Locations
The LSAT—IndiaTM 2018 test will be conducted in the following cities:

North: Chandigarh, Delhi (NCR), Jaipur, Lucknow, Dehradun
South: Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi
East: Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Guwahati, Patna
West: Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Mumbai, Nagpur, Indore

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