|Law School Admission Test (LSAT- INDIA) 2020|
|Category : Law Admissions 2020|
|Published : On February 3, 2020 By Webindia123 Editor|
|Registration Window Start||6th December, 2019|
|Registration Window Ends||1st, May, 2020|
|Admit Card Release||April 20 - 30, 2020|
|LSAT-India 2020 , Test Date||May 17, 2020|
|Announcement of Results||May 29, 2020|
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. More than 85 law schools will accept LSAT—IndiaTM scores in 2020.
Candidates can register for LSAT—India through ONLINE mode only. No demand draft will be accepted for LSAT—India 2020.
About the Test :
LSAT—India is a paper-and-pencil test with four sections.
Test duration – 2 hours and 20 minutes
Question type – Multiple Choice format
Registration Fee – Rs. 3800/-
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.
Test scores are reported on a percentile basis, comparing each candidate's performance to that of the others within his or her candidate group (Five-Year Integrated LL.B. Programme or LL.M./ LL.B. Programme). Scores for one candidate group cannot be compared to those for the other candidate group since they are based on group performance. So, for example, an undergraduate candidate earning an LSAT—IndiaTM 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. Note also that this score does not mean that the candidate answered 82.5 percent of the LSAT—IndiaTM questions correctly. Thus, LSAT—IndiaTM 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.
Register online for the LSAT—IndiaTM entrance test by logging on to lsat.fdshive.com (registrations opens on 6th December 2019). The LSAT—IndiaTM registration fee is INR. 3800/-. The fee can be paid online only through credit/debit cards. The candidate can also contact Pearson VUE at email@example.com for more information. On completion of the registration, all candidates will get an LSAT—IndiaTM registration number. Candidates will need to mention this LSAT—IndiaTM registration number while submitting the application forms to the associated colleges.
After obtaining the LSAT—IndiaTM registration number, the candidate must download/obtain the application form from the associated college. The college admission application forms will require candidates to mention their LSAT—IndiaTM registration number. Candidates must ensure that they write their LSAT—IndiaTM registration number at the given place in the Application Form of the associated colleges.
All registrants who complete the test registration, pay the test fee in a timely way, and follow published test rules may sit for the LSAT—IndiaTM. It is the candidates' responsibility to understand the eligibility requirements of the associated law schools before deciding to register for the LSAT—IndiaTM. If a candidate registers for the test and then determines that he/she is ineligible for admission to the intended law school, no test-fee refund will be available. Test Scores of students writing the LSAT—IndiaTM will be transmitted to the Associated Colleges.
The school(s)/program(s) will not consider your LSAT—IndiaTM score for admission if you do not complete the application form and pay the application fee for the program(s) prior to the last application date.
Instructions about Day of the Test
Candidates are required to reach the test centre latest by 10:00 AM on the date of the examination. Candidates reporting at the test centre after 10:00 AM will not be admitted. The test administrator is not authorized to admit candidates arriving later than 10:00 AM. NO REQUESTS FOR EXCEPTIONS WILL BE ENTERTAINED IN THIS REGARD. The test will start at sharp 10:30 AM. Tests will be conducted in a comfortable environment.
The Candidate needs to bring the following to the Test Centre
Test Centre Details :
The LSAT—IndiaTM 2020 test will be conducted in the following cities:
North: Chandigarh, Delhi (NCR), Jaipur, Lucknow, Dehradun
South: Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi
West: Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Mumbai, Nagpur, Indore
East: Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Guwahati, Patna
More details can be obtained from the institute website.
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