NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
LSAT India (Law School Admission Test India) is a national level admission test, which is conducted by Pearson VUE for Law School Admission Council (LSAC) every year. LSAT India test scores are accepted by as many as 61 law schools in the country for admission to the various law programmes offered by them at undergraduate and postgraduate level- BA L.L.B, L.L.B. and L.L.M.
LSAT India 2017 will be conducted on April 23, 2017 and will be administered in 16 cities across the country. The registration window for the LSAT India 2017 commences from April, 2017 and the mode of registration is online only. The registration fee for LSAT India 2017 is INR 3800 and it could be paid in both online and offline mode. LSAT India is conducted in a paper and pencil format.
Taking the LSAT India 2017 does not secure admission in the associate law colleges. Taking the test will only provide the candidates with their LSAT India score and using the LSAT India registration number and the LSAT India Scores, the candidates will have to apply to each desired law college separately.
Keep reading this article for complete information about the LSAT India 2017 important dates, eligibility criteria, complete details about the registration process and its requirements, and a list of the law colleges associated with the LSAT India.
The registration for LSAT India 2017 can be done through online mode or offline mode (by sending a Demand Draft). Accordingly the Registration windows are different. The LSAT 2017 important dates are given below:
|Registration Window (Online Payments)||April, 2017|
|Registration Window (Demand Drafts Payments)||April, 2017|
|Release of LSAT Admit Cards||April 15 – 22, 2017|
|LSAT India 2017 Test date||April 23, 2017|
|Announcement of LSAT India Result||May 20, 2017|
Candidates are required to fulfil the minimum requirements of both the minimum academic qualification and the age, as mentioned below to be eligible to take the LSAT India 2017.
If a candidate registers for LSAT India 2017 and then finds that he or she is ineligible for admission to the intended law school, no test fee would be refunded. Hence, candidates should check the eligibility criteria of LSAT India 2017 before applying.
Academic Qualification: Candidates must qualify XII standard of 10+2 educational system / Higher Secondary School (HSC) Examination or equivalent examination from a recognized educational board with minimum passing marks.
Candidates must note that that the minimum passing marks could vary for different law schools and they should check with each LSAT India 2017 participating institute for the minimum passing marks requirement.
Age: Candidates must be of a definite age at the time of application/ admission. Every participating law school of LSAT India 2017 would specify the same. They should check with each LSAT-India 2017 participating institute, the minimum and maximum age required for LSAT-India 2017 applications.
The registration fee for LSAT India is INR 3800.
There is also combo offer available of buying the ‘Official LSAT India Handbook’ along with the LSAT 2017 registration for Rs. 4250.
Mode of payment of LSAT India Registration fee:
There are two modes of payment of LSAT India 2017 Registration Fee: online and offline.
The payment of the registration fee can be made online through credit card (only through Visa and Master Card credit cards, issued in India).
The payment of the registration fee can be made offline through Demand draft/ Pay Order/ Bankers’ Cheque. The candidate is required to enter the demand draft/ pay order/ banker's cheque details online, obtain an online acknowledgement, and mail the physical DD/ PO/ Banker's cheque, along with the acknowledgement, to the following address.
6708, DLF Phase IV,
Phone: +91 7863027791
The demand draft is to be drawn in the name of ‘Pearson India Education Services Private Limited’ payable at New Delhi or Noida.
Candidates must ensure that they mail the Demand Draft early enough to be delivered on or before the last date for registration.
Candidates can register for LSAT India 2017 online only at lsat.formistry.com. The registration fee however, can be paid in both online and offline mode.
Candidates must note that registration is only for taking the LSAT India 2017 and in order to apply to the intended law colleges, they must do so for each participating college individually.
They must ensure that they also download/ obtain the respective application forms from the associated colleges and provide the LSAT India registration number in the Application Form of the associated colleges. They must also check the eligibility requirements of the associate college, where they wish to apply before taking the LSAT India 2017. Once the candidate has paid the registration fee, it will not be refunded.
1) Log on to lsat.formistry.com.
2) Click ‘Apply for LSAT India 2017’.
3) Fill the LSAT India registration by providing the required details.
4) Upload the scanned photograph and signature.
5) Pay the registration fee using offline or online mode.
Upon successful registration, an LSAT India registration number will be generated. Candidates will be needed to mention this LSAT India registration number when they are submitting the individual application forms to the participating colleges.
While filling the LSAT India 2017 online registration application form, candidates will have to upload their recent photograph, according to the following guidelines:
The following photos will not be accepted and shall be liable for rejection:
Candidates can contact the LSAT— India helpdesk, the details of which are as follows:
Phone support: Monday to Friday (except public holidays) 9 am to 6 pm IST at the chargeable number: +91-7863027791
E-mail support: Send an email firstname.lastname@example.org
Live chat support: Monday to Friday (except public holidays) 9 am to 6 pm IST
"I, ____________________________, owner of the credit card number ending with last 8 digits as ____________________________ do hereby agree and give my irrevocable consent to Mr./Ms____________________________, to use my credit card towards payment of:
LSAT—India Registration Fee: Rs. 3800/-
to Pearson India Education Services Private Limited. I indemnify Pearson India Education Services Private Limited from any charge backs, repudiation of the charge on the aforestated credit card, or any other claim from me, i.e. the credit card holder. Given under my name, signature, at the place and date mentioned below."
Name of credit card holder: ____________________________
Signature of credit card holder: ____________________________
Date : ____________________________
The candidate will be needed to print the following statement, get it filled and signed by the credit card holder, and carry the physical signed statement, along with the credit card that was used for the transaction, for the signature verification, to the test venue on the day of the exam, otherwise the candidate will not be allowed to take the test. These instructions will be sent to the candidates via the email ID provided on the registration form, at the time of successful registration also.
According to Pearson VUE, as many as 68 law colleges in India accept the LSAT India 2017 test scores for admission in their law programmes.
The list of the law colleges associated with the LSAT is given below for quick reference of the candidates. The LSAT score of the candidates will be sent to all the following colleges which have made LSAT score compulsory for admission in their full or partial batch.
|Alliance School of Law, Alliance University||Bangalore|
|AURO University, School of Law||Surat|
|Central India College of Law||Nagpur|
|Chotanagpur Law College||Ranchi|
|College of Legal Studies||Dehradun|
|Faculty of Law, ICFAI University||Dehradun|
|Faculty of Law, ICFAI University||Gangtok|
|Faculty of Law, ICFAI University||Jaipur|
|G H Raisoni Law School||Nagpur|
|ICFAI Law School, IFHE||Hyderabad|
|ITM Law School||Gurgaon|
|Jindal Global Law School||Sonipat|
|JSS Law College||Mysore|
|K.L.E. Society’s Law College||Bangalore|
|MATS Law School, MATS University||Raipur|
|Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, IIT Kharagpur||Kharagpur|
|School of Law, Ansal University||Gurgaon|
|School of Law, Gitam University||Visakhapatnam|
|School of Law, K. R. Mangalam University||Gurgaon|
|School of Law, Noida International University||Noida|
|School of Law, Sharda University||Greater Noida|
|VIT Law School||Chennai|
In addition to the above mentioned list of associate colleges, the LSAT India scores are also accepted by the following law institutes.
While registering for the LSAT India 2017, candidates can choose the following law colleges individually or select ‘all’ option to apply to these colleges.
|Altius Institute of Universal Studies||Indore|
|B. M. S. College of Law||Bangalore|
|B.N. Law College||Udaipur|
|B.S. Anangpuria Institute of Law||Faridabad|
|Chanakya Law College||Rudrapur|
|Dr. Anushka Vidhi Mahavidyalaya||Udaipur|
|Durgapur Institute of Legal Studies||Durgapur|
|Geeta Institute of Law||Panipat|
|Haldia Law College||Midnapore|
|IMS Law College||Noida|
|IMS Unison University||Dehradun|
|Institute of Law and Research||Faridabad|
|Jagan Nath University, Law Faculty||Jaipur|
|Jai Hind Defence College of Law||Bhopal|
|Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women's University||Jaipur|
|K.L.E. Society’s B. V. Bellad Law College||Belgaum|
|K.L.E. Society's Gurusiddappa Kotambri Law College||Hubli|
|M A B Institute of Juridicial Science||Murshidabad|
|M. P. Law College||Aurangabad|
|Midnapore Law College||Midnapore|
|Nims School of Law, Nims University||Jaipur|
|NIMT Vidhi Evam Kanun Sansthan||Greater Noida|
|Royal College of Law||Ghaziabad|
|Sardar Patel Subharti Institute of Law||Meerut|
|Siddhartha Law College||Dehradun|
|Smt. Kamalaben Gambhirchand Shah Law School||Mumbai|
|Sri Vaishnav Institute of Law||Indore|
|Tagore Institute of Law||Jaipur|
|Vaikunta Baliga College of Law||Udupi|
The above listed colleges will be accepting LSAT India 2017 scores for admissions to the various law courses in their undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.