LSAT India 2017 or Law School Admission Test India 2017 is a national level entrance examination that is conducted for admissions into the undergraduate law programmes of the best law schools in the country.
LSAT is designed by Law School Admission Council (LSAC) for admissions into law schools of United States of America, Canada and several other countries, including India. In India, Pearson VUE conducts the exam on behalf of LSAC.
Candidates wishing to pursue a career in the prestigious field of law are required to register for LSAT India 2017. here are numerous law colleges in the country that accept the LSAT India score. LSAT India 2017 Exam Patten is mainly aimed at testing the reading and verbal reasoning skills of the candidates.
LSAT India 2017 Exam will be conducted on April 23, 2017. Students are required to fill LSAT India 2017 Application Form of respective institutes quoting their LSAT India Registration Number and based on their LSAT score, they will be considered for admission.
The fee payment for LSAT India 2017 can be done both via online mode and offline mode. The schedules for these two processes are different.
LSAT India 2017 Admit Card will be available for download from April 15, 2017. Candidates will not be allowed entry inside the exam hall upon failure to produce the admit card. The candidates can check their LSAT India 2017 Result by logging into the official website.
LSAT India 2017 Important Dates
There are some important dates that the candidate needs to keep in mind while participating in the admission process of LSAT India 2017. The schedule is given below.
|Registration Process for Online Payment||April, 2017|
|Registration Process for Offline Payment (through Demand Draft)||April, 2017|
|Release of admit card||April 15 – 22, 2017|
|Date of examination||April 23, 2017|
|Declaration of results||May 20, 2017|
LSAT India 2017 Participating Colleges
The LSAT India 2017 Score is accepted by over 60 law colleges spread across 33 cities all over India. The candidate is required to apply to individual colleges of his choice after completing the Registration Process of LSAT India. The score for LSAT India of the individual candidates will be mailed to all associated colleges.
The list of all participating institutes is given below.
Jai Hind Defence College of Law
College of Legal Studies
Royal College of Law
NIMT Vidhi Evam Kanun Sansthan
ITM Law School
Tagore Institute of Law
Smt. Kamalaben Gambhirchand Shah Law School
IMS Law College
Chanakya Law College
B.N. Law College
LSAT India 2017 Eligibility
The candidates must ensure that they meet the specified eligibility criteria before applying to LSAT India 2017. In case the candidate fails to meet the required specifications, his or her application may be liable for rejection. The detailed LSAT India 2017 eligibility criteria are specified below.
- The candidate must have qualified the 10+2 examination or an equivalent.
- The minimum marks to be secured in the 10+2 examination may vary for different law schools.
- The minimum and maximum age requirement also varies according to the needs of different colleges.
Note: A candidate must cross check the requirement specified on the particular college’s website before applying.
LSAT India 2017 Registration Fee and Payment Method
The registration fee for LSAT India 2017 is an amount of Rs. 3800 and needs to be paid either online by credit card/debit card/net banking or offline by DD /pay order/ banker's cheque. In case the candidate chooses the online option, he must ensure that he has a credit card issued by VISA or MasterCard in India.
For offline payment, a demand draft / pay order / banker's cheque can be used. The DD should be drawn in favour of Pearson India Education Services Pvt Ltd and be payable at New Delhi/ Noida.
The candidate will have to send the DD by post or courier to the following address -
Pearson VUE, C/O Green clouds, 6708, DLF Phase – IV, Gurgaon, Haryana – 122002, Phone: +91 7863027791
The candidate must remember to write his full name and LSAT India Registration Number on the back of the envelope containing the DD. The DD must reach the specified address latest by April 2017.
It may so happen that payment by credit card is unsuccessful for some reason. In this case, the candidate can choose to pay through demand draft/pay order/ banker's cheque by entering the details of the demand draft/pay order/banker's cheque online and obtaining an online acknowledgement. The candidate will then be required to mail the physical DD/PO/Banker's cheque along with the acknowledgement received to the address mentioned above.
LSAT India 2017 Application Process
The Application Process for LSAT India 2017 consists of registering for the exam, filling out the application form, making the fee payment and completing the application process.
The registration process for LSAT India 2017 is available in two modes- online and offline – and mainly differs in the mode of fee payment. In case of online mode, the candidates can pay the fee for LSAT India using a credit card/debit card/net banking. In case of offline mode, the candidates will be required to pay the fee by the means of a Demand Draft (DD) / pay order/ banker's cheque.
The step by step process for LSAT India 2017 application process is given below.
- Visit the official website and register for LSAT India 2017.
- Pay the fee either online or through offline options.
- After the registration is complete, the candidate will be given a LSAT India Registration Number.
- Download the application form of the college you wish to apply for from their website.
- Fill out the application form mentioning the LSAT India Registration Number.
- Completed applications with the fee paid will be accepted given that the candidate satisfies all eligibility criteria.
- The LSAT India 2017 score of the candidate will be forwarded to all participating colleges.
It may be noted that in case a candidate suffers from a vision or mobility impairment, he/she is required to mention that he/she would like assistance during the exam in the registration form.
To candidates suffering from vision impairment, a scribe will be allotted. A large-print test may also be provided, taking into consideration the severity of the impairment. On the other hand, those suffering from mobility impairment will be provided mobility assistance.
LSAT India 2017 Admit Card
The LSAT India 2017 Admit Card is a very important document and must be carried on the day of the exam. The admit card contains information regarding the exam day and details such as candidate’s name, candidate’s father’s name, roll number of the candidate, date of exam, exam venue and timing of the exam.
The LSAT India 2017 Hall ticket will be available for download on the official website. It will not be sent to the candidate by post or email. Only those candidates who are eligible and have correctly filled the application form along with payment of registration fee will be able to download their admit cards.
The step by step process to download the admit card is given below.
- Visit the official website of LSAT and click on the link “Download Admit CARD”. Please note that this may be worded differently.
- Log into your account by providing your registered e-mail Id and password.
- Click on ‘Download LSAT India 2017 Admit Card’ button
- View and download the admit card and take a print out for future reference.
In case the candidates are unable to download their admit card, they can send an e-mail to the following address - firstname.lastname@example.org.
The candidate will also be required to carry some important documents along with the admit card on the day of the exam. The list of necessary documents is given below.
- One valid photo identification proof in original. Any one of these -
- Driving License
- PAN Card
- Election Card / Voter ID
- UID / Aadhaar Card / E-Aadhaar Card copy
- Employee ID containing photograph and signature
- SC/ ST Certificate with photograph
- Military dependent ID containing candidate’s photo
- Military ID containing candidate’s photo
- Photo Identity issued by School/College/University
- In case none of the above documents can be produced, admission will be granted upon the production of any 2 of the following –
- Original Admit Card issued by University/Board for 12th Standard Examination (photo)
- School Identity Card (photo)
- 10th Pass Certificate/Mark Sheet as proof of Date of Birth
LSAT India 2017 Test Centres
The LSAT India 2017 is conducted in 16 cities all over India. A candidate will not be able to request for change of test centre once he has registered for the LSAT India.
In the north zone of the country, it will be conducted in Chandigarh, Delhi (NCR), Jaipur and Lucknow. In the east zone, the exam is to be conducted in Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Raipur and Ranchi. In the south zone, the test is to be conducted in Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kochi. In the west zone, the exam is to be held in Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Mumbai and Nagpur.
The complete list of test centres for LSAT India 2017 is given below –
Sanand - Sarkhej Road, Sarkhej, Sarkhej-okaf, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380054, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382210
Chandapura-Anekal Road, University Campus, Bangalore, Karnataka 562106
Jai Hind Defence College
Ayodhya Bypass, H-Sector, Ayodhya Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462041
Campus -16, KIIT University, Prasanti Vihar, Patia, Prasanti Vihar, Patia, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751024
V.P.O. Sahauran, District Mohali, Kharar, Punjab 140104
Vandalur-Kelambakkam Rd, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600048
Mount Abu Public School
SECTOR-5, POCKET B-8, ROHINI, New Delhi, Delhi 110085
A-8B IMS Campus Sector-62, Block A, Industrial Area, Sector 62, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201303
H No. 5-78-82, B-1-80 & 5-9-81, Chapel Road, Abids, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001
JNIT, Plot No.IP-2&3, Phase IV, Opp. Chokhi Dhani, Tonk Rd, Sitapura Industrial Area, Sitapura, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302022
Indian School of Commerce
Indian Overseas Bank Regional Office, Palace Cross Rd, Vasanth Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560051
103A & C, Bondel Road, Ballygunge Place, Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019
UPTEC Computer Consultancy Ltd. (Corporate Office)
16, Rana Pratap Marg,Uptec Crossing, Pickup Colony, Butler Colony, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001
Smt. Kamlaben Gambhirchand Shah Law College
338, Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Road, Matunga (E), SNDT Womens Campus, Smt. Parmeshwari Devi Garodia Edu. Complex, Matunga, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400019
345, Shradha House Kingsway, Sitabuldi, Nagpur, Maharashtra 440001
MATS Tower, Pagaria Complex, Pandri, Devendra Nagar, Raipur, Chhattisgarh 492001
Tata Road, NH 33, Kali Nagar, Namkum, Ranchi, Jharkhand 834010
LSAT India 2017 Exam Pattern
The LSAT India 2017 is aimed at testing the reading and verbal reasoning skills of the candidate. Certain features of the exam are given below.
|Mode of exam||Pen and Paper Based|
|Duration of exam||2 hours and 20 minutes|
|Format of exam||MCQ or objective type|
|Number of sections||Four sections|
|Name of sections|
Reading Comprehension (1)
Analytical Reasoning (1)
Logical Reasoning (2)
|Marking Scheme||No negative penalty|
|Time allotted for each section||35 minutes but no sectional breaks|
These questions assess the ability of the candidate to analyse, critically evaluate, and complete arguments as they occur in ordinary language. The questions may be based on short arguments that have been drawn from a various sources, such as newspapers, magazines, scholarly publications and advertisements.
Each question will consist of a short passage and one or two questions may be posed. Skills related to reasoning, especially those pertaining to legal reasoning, will be tested.
Questions from this section are meant to assess the candidate’s ability to analyse a group of facts and rules and then determine what is true. Being able to reason deductively from a set of statements is also important.
The problems in Analytical Reasoning are presented in sets, where each set is based on a single passage, which may talk about ordering relationships or grouping relationships or a combination of both.
These questions are aimed at evaluating the candidate’s ability to read and make sense of the passage. The section consists of four sets of reading questions that are followed by five to eight questions. The candidate must have the ability to observe and take note of various facts in the passage.
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LSAT India 2017 Result
The result of LSAT India 2017 will be declared on the official website on May 20, 2017. The candidates can download their LSAT India 2017 score cards by logging into the official site. The result of individual candidate will be sent to all participating colleges. It may be noted that the LSAT India 2017 result is declared in the form of percentile.
The steps to check LSAT India 2017 result are:
- Visit the official website of LSAT India.
- Provide your registered email id and password to login.
- Click on the “LSAT India 2017 Result” link. Note that this may be worded differently.
- View and download your result.
LSAT India 2017 Merit List
The merit list for LSAT India 2017 is prepared by individual law colleges on the basis of their cut offs. There is no common merit list announced by LSAT India. The candidates are required to score the minimum marks that have been decided as cut off to qualify the exam and make it to the merit list. It may be noted that there are no sectional cut offs for LSAT India.
The results of the candidates for LSAT India 2017 are announced in the form of percentile and shared with all participating colleges. The percentile helps the law institutes to determine each candidate’s performance relative to others. Hence, it is a very effective method of evaluation.
LSAT India 2017 Counselling
The LSAT India 2017 Counselling process will be determined by the participating colleges and will differ for each individual institute. The process of seat allotment will be purely based on the percentile secured by the candidate in LSAT India 2017 exam.
The candidate will be invited for the counselling process based on the cut off decided by the colleges that he has applied to. Admission will be granted depending on the availability of seats.