LSAT India 2017 – Pearson VUE on behalf of USA based Law School Admission Council (LSAC) had announced Law School Admission Test (LSAT) India on September 14, 2016, along with online registration process for LSAT India application form. LSAT India 2017 was a law entrance exam conducted offline (paper-pencil based) for admissions to five-year integrated undergraduate and two-year postgraduate law programmes in as many as 80 law schools of India. This year, Pearson VUE administered LSAT India, which is a standardized test of reading and reasoning skills was conducted on May 21, 2017. The paper-pencil based law school admission test for India had as many as 100 questions and were to be attempted within two hours and thirty minutes (150 minutes). Candidates seeking admissions in the undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes across the participating Indian law schools were needed to apply for LSAT India 2017 by May 7.
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LSAT India aspirants need to check here the nitty-gritty of the Pearson VUE administered admission test including eligibility criteria, application form, admit card, exam pattern, result and important dates of LSAT India 2017.
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LSAT India Admission Process 2017
Pearson VUE administers LSAT for admissions into Indian law schools. LSAT India 2017 admission process has begun with the notification of the law school admission test on September 14. The application form of LSAT India 2017 has also started with the admission notification. There shall be an entrance test held on May 21, 2017 for shortlisting candidates among those who will be applying for LSAT India 2017. Based on the results of LSAT India 2017 and scores secured by the candidates, each of the 76 India law schools will be preparing a merit list for admitting the qualifying candidates.
LSAT India Important Dates 2017
Pearson VUE has announced LSAT India 2017 important dates mentioning dates of application form availability, issue of admit card, conduct of offline exam and result announcement. As per the important dates of LSAT India 2017, aspirants can register online for LSAT India 2017 application form between September 14, 2016 and May 7, 2017. Pearson VUE will be conducting LSAT India 2017 in paper-pencil mode on May 21, 2017 for which the admit cards will be issued between May 10 and 21, 2017. The results of LSAT India 2017 will be declared on June 20, 2017, followed by admission process by respective law schools across India.
LSAT 2017 Important Dates
LSAT India 2017 exam events
Important dates of LSAT India 2017
September 14, 2016
September 14, 2016 – May 7, 2017 (11:59 pm)
Last date for payment of application fees
May 7, 2017 (11:59 pm)
May 10 – 21, 2017
LSAT India 2017 offline exam
May 21, 2017
June 8, 2017 (Earlier June 20, 2017)
LSAT India Result and Score 2017
Pearson VUE has declared LSAT India 2017 result on June 8, as early as a fortnight. The scheduled date for CLAT result 2017 announcement was June 20, 2017. The test scores and result of LSAT India 2017 will be reported on a percentile basis. As per LSAT India 2017 result, each test-takers’ performance will be compared within others of his/her group, classified as five-year integrated undergraduate and two-year post graduate. The LSAT India 2017 results and scores will specify the law schools about each test taker’s relative strength of critical thinking ability.
LSAT India Admit Card 2017
Pearson VUE had released LSAT India 2017 admit card. Applicants can download their admit card of LSAT India 2017 from May 10 till May 21 by logging into their registered accounts of law school admission test. LSAT India 2017 admit card will be the hall tickets to appear in the law entrance. LSAT India 2017 admit card (hall ticket) will mention the examination and candidature details including exam name, programme level, exam duration, timings and venue besides the roll number, name and date of birth of the candidates. In case any candidate finds any mistake in their LSAT India admit card 2017 details including their names and date of birth, they need to bring it to the notice of exam officials, immediately and get it rectified. No applicant in any case will be allowed to appear in the admission test without a valid LSAT India 2017 admit card.
USA based LSAC has announced the exam pattern of LSAT India 2017, which mentions that candidates will be examined upon good thinking skills, therefore there will be no questions for assessing prior legal knowledge or mathematical skills or updates on general knowledge and current affairs. LSAT India 2017 was held on May 21. The offline question booklet had as many as 100 questions of objective (multiple-choice) nature. The applicants needed to attempt the LSAT India 2017 question within 150 minutes where they have to mark the most appropriate choice among those given against each question. The Pearson VUE administered entrance exam covered three parts– Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension. The Logical Reasoning was further divided into parts, thence dividing the LSAT India 2017 question paper into a total of four sections. Each section was needed to be attempted in a time limit of 35 minutes. No candidate was allowed to attempt the question of other sections, after or before the commencement of respective section. There was no negative marking for any wrong answer, therefore it is advised not to leave any question unmarked.
Pearson VUE has notified LSAT India 2017 eligibility criteria on September 14, 2016 for those seeking admissions through the law school admission test. As per the eligibility criteria of LSAT India 2017, applicants need to be a citizen of India and should have qualified 12th board examination of 10+2 education system of CBSE or any other equivalent education board, if applying for undergraduate law programmes including BA LLB. Those applying for postgraduate law programmes including LLM need to be an LL.B degree holder with minimum qualifying marks. The qualifying marks, however, shall vary for each of the participating colleges across India.
LSAT India Application Form 2017
Pearson VUE has opened the application form window of LSAT India 2017 on September 14, 2016. Candidates applying for LSAT India 2017 need to first register online through the official link. Candidates will have to enter their name, date of birth, e-mail id and mobile number besides setting a password for online registration of LSAT India 2017. Once the candidate has registered for the law school admission test, a confirmation mail will be sent to his/her registered mail account. Next the candidate will have to fill all fields of their LSAT India application form 2017 and proceed to the next step of application fee payment. Candidates will have to pay a fee of Rs. 3800 against LSAT India 2017 application fee using any of the payment options– Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/Demand Draft/Bankers Cheque/Pay Order. The duly filled-in applications of LSAT India should be submitted online only by the last date, i.e. May 7, 2017 (11:59 pm), after which no application forms will be entertained under any circumstances.
LSAT India Syllabus 2017
The Pearson VUE administered offline entrance exam for admissions to Indian law schools is a standardised test for testing reading and reasoning skills. Dan Bernstine, LSAC President in an interview with Careers360 said, “LSAT India syllabus is so designed that it does not test prior legal knowledge, mathematical knowledge, grammar or current affairs, rather has holistic exam content.” As per LSAT India 2017 syllabus, an aspirant must prepare for questions which comprise analytical and logical abilities besides reading comprehensions that are considered as essential skills by LSAC to become a successful lawyer.
LSAT India Participating Institutes 2017
Pearson VUE has listed out as many as 80 law schools as participating institutes of LSAT India 2017. The admission test scores will be accepted by these LSAT India 2017 participating institutes. Careers360 here mentions some of the popular law colleges participating in LSAT India 2017.
LSAT India 2017 Participating Institutes
Faculty of Law, ICFAI University
Faculty of Law, ICFAI University
ICFAI Law School, IFHE
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