LSAT which stands for Law School Admission Test (LSAT 2019) is an international level entrance test conducted for students who wish to take admission in law courses offered by the universities in United States, Canada, etc. The test provides admissions into postgraduate and undergraduate law programmes in various law schools across the globe. The exam conducting body is Law School Admission Council (LSAC), USA. This exam is conducted four times a year June, September/October, December and February. The June examination marks the start of a new “cycle” of testing as most test-takers plan to apply for admission the following year. The September/October administration is typically the most popular with the February administration being the least popular. An applicant cannot take the LSAT more than three times within a two-year period. The exam has six total sections: four scored multiple choice sections, an unscored experimental section, and an unscored writing section. Raw scores are converted to a scaled score with a high of 180, a low of 120, and a median score around 150. When a student applies to a law school all scores from the past five years are reported, though, depending on the school, the highest score or an average score may be used.
LSAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Talking about the eligibility criteria for LSAT 2019, there is no set criteria to be followed by the students who wish to take up this exam. However, basic specifications according to different programmes should be met and those are as follows:
- For BA LLB course, student should have passed class 12thor equivalent examination with atleast 45% marks.
- For LLB course, students must possess bachelors’ degree in any subject with atleast 45% marks in aggregate.
- For LLM course, student should have passed Three year (LLB) or five-year (BA LLB) exam with atleast 45% marks.
- Students appearing in qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.
LSAT 2019 Registration
Registration for LSAT 2019 can be done though online mode, ph or by email. The common way is to register for the test online. LSAT India 2019 registration will start from 1st week of october. In order to register online for the LSAT exam, students will be required to open an LSAC account. After creation of account, primary identification number will be provided to the students for all correspondence. Payment of registration fee can be done through offline mode also. In case paying through offline mode, the pay order/banker’s cheque must be drawn in the favor of Pearson India Education Services Private Limited payable at New Delhi or NOIDA.
|LSAT India 2019 Registration Fee|
|Registration Fee||Rs 3800|
|Registration Fee + Handbook||Rs 4200|
LSAT India 2019 registration fee is Rs. 3800/-. Candidates can pay the application fee by credit card or demand draft/pay order/ banker’s cheque.
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LSAT 2019 Exam Dates
|Registration starts||1st week of October 2018|
|Last date for registration||1st week of May 2019|
|Release of admit card||1st to 3rd week of May 2019|
|Date of exam||3rd week of May 2019|
|Declaration of result||June 2019|
LSAT 2019 Exam Pattern
The LSAT 2019 exam pattern will consist of total four sections comprising of Analytical Reasoning, 1st Logical Reasoning, 2nd Logical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension. The question paper will contain approx (92- 100) multiple choice questions. The total duration of the exam will be 2 hours 20 minutes where 35 minutes is allotted for each section. Exam is to be conducted in the paper and pencil mode. There is no provision of negative marking for wrong answers. The LSAT 2019 exam pattern is given below:
|Analytical Reasoning||24||35 Minutes|
|1st Logical Reasoning||24||35 Minutes|
|2nd Logical Reasoning||24||35 Minutes|
|Reading Comprehension||24||35 Minutes|
|Total||92-100||2 hours 20 minutes|
LSAT Syllabus 2019
The syllabus includes three main heads: Reading Comprehension, analytical reasoning section and logical reasoning.
- Reading comprehension: This section assesses the ability of the student to read, understand and analyze complex content similar to those encountered by legal experts on a regular basis.
- Analytical reasoning: This section assesses the candidate’s skill to understand the structure and draw logical conclusions from relationships
- Logical reasoning: This section assesses the ability of the student to analyze, evaluate and complete arguments in simple language.
LSAT 2019 – India Test Centers
LSAT India 2019 will be conducted in the following cities:
- North: Chandigarh, Delhi (NCR), Jaipur, Lucknow
- South: Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi
- East: Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi
- West: Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Mumbai, Nagpur
LSAT 2019 Admit Card
The LSAT 2019 admit card can be downloaded in 1st to 3rd week of May 2019. The admit card contains details about test date, reporting time, reporting address, candidate’s registration number and test center instructions and procedures. It is mandatory for the students to bring the admit card along with the Government-Issued Photo Identification (original) at the examination center. Candidates are required to paste a latest passport size photograph on the given
LSAT 2019 Result
The LSAT 2019 Result are to be declared in June 2019. The result will be accessible on candidate’s registered login account on the official website of LSAC. The score card will be available for downloading only for two months after the declaration of result. Thereafter, request of score card will not be entertained. No score cards are to be sent to the candidates via post or email.