Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is a national level exam conducted for the admission to UG and PG Law Courses. This exam is designed by Law School Admission Council (LSAC) USA specifically for Indian Law Colleges. More than 85 law colleges in India are associated with this exam and offer five years integrated LLB, LLM/LLB programs. The procedure of online registration for LSAT 2019 started on 16th October 2018 and the last date for the Application form submission is 15th May 2019.
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Latest- Law School of Admission Council has changed the exam date of LSAT 2019. The exam will now be conducted on 26th May 2019.
The Registration for LSAT 2019 started on 16th October 2018. Click Here for the Registration of LSAT 2019. The Last date for the submission of the form is 15th May 2019.
The schedule of LSAT has been announced by the examination conducting body and the Application Forms will be released on the official website. Go through the officially announced dates mentioned in the tabular format below:
|Start of Online Registration for LSAT||16th October 2018|
|Last date for the online Registration||15th May 2019|
|Issuance of Admit Card||18th May to 25th May 2019|
|Date of LSAT 2019 Examination||26th May 2019|
|Declaration of Result||08th June 2019|
Candidates will be required to register themselves first in order to complete the Application form. It should be noted by the applicants that the Application forms are available only in the online mode and there is no availability of the forms offline. Candidates have to complete the entire form and any incomplete section will not be accepted. Status of the form, whether accepted or not will be sent via email to candidates. Candidates should be utmost careful while filling up the LSAT Application Form, it is very much important that the information provided in the form matches the original documents which will be verified at the time of the admission. More than 80 colleges in India will accept LSAT 2019 scores for admission to BA LLB, LLB and LLM.
Step 1 LSAT 2019 Registration: First stage is of registration. Candidates going through the procedure for the first time have to get themselves register first. The details asked for the Registration process will be-
- Candidate’s Name
- Country of Citizenship
- Email ID and Password
After providing these details, the candidate will receive a registration number for future references.
Step 2 LSAT 2019 Application Form: For completing the procedure of Application Form, following details are required to be filled
- Personal Details
- Academic Details
- Exam Details
- Selection of the cities where candidates can appear for the exam.
- Uploading Recent passport size photograph and signature. The specifications are
- It should be a recent size photograph
- Image dimension should be 200 pixels height x 150 pixels wide
- File size should be within 500 KB
Step 3 Payment of the Application Fee:
Candidates are required to pay the respective fee for completing the Application Form. It should be noted that the form are not accepted without the payment of the Application Fee.
Online Mode of Payment: The Application Fee is only to be submitted through online. It should be noted that once the form is accepted, the application fee will not be refunded under any circumstances. The Application Fee can be paid through Credit Card/Debit Card. The amount of the Application Fee is as such-
|Form Filling||Fee Amount|
|Amount to be paid for Registration||Rs. 3800/-|
|Fee to avail Combo of Registration and LSAT India Handbook||Rs. 4250/-|
Step 4 Submission of the Form: The last step will include the submission of the LSAT 2019 Application Form after the payment of the application Fee. Candidates are advised to take a print out of the form for future reference.
LSAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates appearing for the entrance exam are advised to go through the eligibility criteria. There is no such eligibility condition prescribed by LSAC (Law School Admission Council) to appear for LSAT. But applicants are required to go thoroughly through the eligibility conditions of the institute that they are aiming for, as the criteria might vary from institute to institute. Some basic eligibility criteria for applying to law courses are mentioned below:
|For BA LLB Courses||Qualifying exam- Must pass the class 12th exam or equivalent|
Minimum Marks- Must have scored the minimum 45% marks
|For LLB Courses||Qualifying Exam- Candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or College|
Minimum Marks- Must have scored the minimum of 45% marks in aggregate in the qualifying exam
|For LLM Courses||Qualifying Exam- Candidates should have passed 3 years of LLB or 5 years of BA LLB programme.|
Minimum Marks- Must have scored the minimum of 45% marks in aggregate
Candidates appearing for the qualifying exam will also be eligible to apply.
Candidates who have registered themselves for the entrance exam will be able to download the following document. There will be no availability of accessing admit card on the day of the exam. Admit Card is a mandatory document required to be carried on the day of the LSAT 2019 exam, its absence will prohibit the candidate to appear for the LSAT entrance exam. Candidates are advised to go through the details mentioned on the Admit Card and cross-check it, in case of any incorrect information, exam controlling body should be immediately contacted.
Steps for downloading LSAT Admit Card
- Visit the official website i.e. pearsonvueindia.com/lsatindia
- If Admit card has been released, its link will be available on the official website. Click on the link.
- Enter your Registration Number or Email ID and Password.
- After entering details, admit card will appear on the screen.
- Save and Download the Admit Card.
- Take a printout of it and get atleast two to three extra copies of the Admit card, in case you lose the downloaded one.
General instructions related to Admit Card
- Candidates must make sure that the details mentioned on the Admit Card is not changed in any manner and the Admit card is not damaged or destructed.
- There should not be any extra form of writing on the Admit Card.
- Get multiple copies of the Admit Card to in case you damage or lose the only one.
- Candidates are advised to reach the examination centre atleast an hour before the commencement of the exam.
- Read the instructions to be followed on the day of the exam which will be mentioned on the Admit card very carefully.
LSAT 2019 Examination Pattern
Candidates preparing for LSAT 2019 are advised to go through the examination pattern of LSAT 2019. Applied by the aspirants all over the country, this central exam needs a strategic preparation. The pattern will include questions from general topics. The analytical, logical, critical thinking skills will be the parameter to measure the candidate’s capability. Go through the detail of how the questions will be framed from below:
- The question paper of LSAT will be of paper and pencil format exam.
- Candidates will be required to mark answers in a scannable sheet.
- The duration of the exam will be of 2 Hours and 20 Minutes.
- There will be no negative marking.
- Candidates will be required to answer every question.
- Candidates will get approx. 35 minutes to answer one section.
- The format of the paper will be of objective type with candidates provided with the four r five questions, out of which candidate will be required to mark the correct one.
- The question paper will consist of four sections as mentioned below
|Section||Questions (approx)||Time (in minutes)|
|1st Logical Reasoning||24||35|
|2nd Logical Reasoning||24||35|
|Total- 4 Sections||92-100 questions||2 Hours and 20 minutes|
LSAT 2019 Exam Syllabus
For qualifying the exam, it is necessary that candidates make themselves familiar with the topics and what syllabus is going to be covered in the LSAT 2019 entrance examination pattern. Questions will be based on the general topics usually evaluating the critical and logical aptitude of the candidates. Applicants are advised to go through the past question papers available on the official website and get themselves prepare by practising questions from general aptitude books. Go through the details of topics and what type of ability will be required for answering each section.
|Analytical Reasoning Question|
Logical Reasoning Questions
|Measuring the ability to understand a structure of realtionships and to draw logical conclusions about that structure.|
Reason deductively from a set of statements and rules or principles that describe the 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.
Assessing the ability to analyze, critically evaluate and complete arguments as they occur in ordinary language.
To Read and comprehend a short passage, then answer a question about it.
Assessing a wide range of skills involved in thinking critically, with an emphasis on the skill that is central to logical reasoning.
Questions will analyze the skills which will include well-supported conclusions, reasoning by analogy, determining how additional evidence affects an argument, applying principles or rules and identifying argument flaws.
|Reading Comprehension Questions||Measuring the ability to read with understanding and insight, examples of lengthy and complex material similar to those commonly encountered in law school.|
Reading Comprehension section contains four sets of reading questions, each consisting of a selection of reading material, followed by four to nine questions for testing reading and reasoning abilities.
The score of LSAT 2019 will be declared online which will be eligible for taking admission to various Law Schools who accepts LSAT score. More than 80 colleges accept LSAT score. Only candidates who have appeared for LSAT 2019 exam will be able to access their result which will be available online, applicants will be required to provide credentials like registration number or email ID and password.
There are five colleges that have 80%-100% seats for admission through LSAT India. Universities are OP Jindal Global University, NA Global Law School, Institute of Law/AISECT University Bhopal, Indore Institute of Law, GD Goenka University School of Law.
The procedure of Measuring Test scores:
The scoring of LSAT exam is based on the percentile basis, comparing each candidate’s performance to that of others from the same group (Five Year Integrated LL.B Programme or LL.M./LL.B. Programme). A score of one candidate will not be compared with those belonging from the different group since they are based on group performance. Example- If an Undergraduate candidate earning an LSAT India score of 82.5 has performed better on the test than 82.5 percent of the total Undergraduate candidate pool. This score does not indicate what the candidate’s standing would be within the post-undergraduate candidate pool. It should be noted that this score does not mean that the candidate answered 82.5 percent of the LSAT-India questions correctly. Thus, LSAT-India scores tell law schools the relative strength of the critical thinking skills measured by the test for each candidate in comparison to the others in his or her candidate pool.
LSAT India Associated Colleges
The colleges starts the release of their cut off or admission list once LSAT exam gets over. Candidates interested in some particular colleges will be required to go through the eligibility criteria and other details of the respective colleges. There will be a separate admission process for every college so candidates are advised to go through the websites of colleges and be updated on a regular basis. Admission procedure will commence only if you submit the Application Form and Fee on time of the college candidate wants to take admission in. Go through the list of colleges from here.
|Percentage of Seats||University|
|100% Seats||OP Jindal Global University|
N.A. Global law School
|90% Seats||Institute of Law/ AISECT University Bhopal (M.P.)|
Indore Institute of Law
|80% Seats||GD Goenka University School Of Law, Gurgaon|
Names of the Colleges accepting LSAT India Score
|Name of the Colleges||City|
|Alliance School of Law, Alliance University||Bangalore|
|Central India College of Law||Nagpur|
|Auro University School of Law||Surat|
|College of Legal Studies UPES||Dehradun|
|Faculty of Law, ICFAI University||Dehradun|
|GD Goenka University School of Law||Gurgaon|
|GH Raisoni law School||Nagpur|
|NCU Law School||Gurgaon|
|JSS Law College||Kuvempnagar|
|KR Mangalam University||Gurgaon|
|KLE Society’s Law College||Bangalore|
|MATS Law School||Raipur|
|OP Jindal Global university||Sonipat|
|Rajiv Gandhi school of Intellactual Property law||Kharagpur|
|School of Law, Gitam University||Vishakhapatnam|
|School of Law, Noida International School||Uttar Pradesh|
|School of Law, Ansal University||Gurgaon|
|School of Law, Sharda University||Greater Noida|
|VIT Law School||Chennai|
|School of Law, Galgotia University||Greater Noida|
|Chotanagpur Law College||Namkum, Ranchi|
|Faculty of Law, ICFAI University||Jaipur|
|Faculty of Law, ICFAI University||Dehradun|
|The ICFAI law School, The ICFAI foundation for Higher Education||Hyderabad|
|Faculty of Law, SGT University||Gurgaon|
|Faculty of Law, SRM University||Sonipat|
|Raffles School of Law, Raffles University||Alwar|
|IFIM Law College||Bangalore|
|Lovely Professional University||Phagwara|
|Saveetha College of Law||Chennai|
|Indore Institute of Law||Indore|
|Altius Institute of Universal Studies||Indore|
|Asian Law College||Noida|
|BMS College of Law||Bangalore|
|BN Law College||Udaipur|
|BS Anangpuria Institute of Law||Faridabad|
|Chanakya law College||Rudrapur|
|Sr Anushka Vidhi Mahavidyalaya||Udaipur|
|Durgapur Institute of Legal Studies||Durgapur|
|Geeta Institute of law||Panipat|
|Haldia Law College||Haldia|
|IMS Unison University||Dehradun|
|Institute of Law and Reaearch||Faridabad|
|Institute of Management Studies||Ghaziabad|
|Jai Hind Defence College of Law||Bhopal|
|Jyoti Vidyapeeth Women’s University||Dehradun|
|KLE BV Bellad Law College||Belgaum|
|KLE’s GK law College||Hubali|
|MAB Institute of Juridicial science||Mushidabad|
|ML and GE Society’s Manikchand Pahade Law College||Aurangabad|
|Midnapore Law College||Medinipur- District|
|NIMS Law School||Mumbai|
|NIMT Institute of Method and Law||Greater Noida|
|Royal College of Law||Uttar Pradesh|
|Sardar Patel Subharti Institute of Law||Meerut|
|Shri Swami Dayal Bhatnagar Law College||Sikandrabad|
|Shri Vaishnav Institute of Law||Indore|
|Siddhartha Law College||Dehradun|
|Tagore Public law college||Kotputli|
|Vaikunta Baliga College of Law||Udupi|
|C.M.R. Law School||Bangalore|
|Disha Law College||Raipur|
|School of Law, Jagran Lakecity University||Bhopal|
|Jaipur School of Law||Jaipur|
|NA Global law School||Bangalore|
|Jagan Nath University||Jaipur|
|RNBGU School of Law||Bikaner|