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LSAT Syllabus 2018

Updated On - February 6th 2018

LSAT India 2018 comprises questions based on Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension. As observed from the previous year question papers, all the major questions appear from these topics only. LSAT-India is conducted by the USA-based Law School Admission Council (LSAC) for admission into different Law schools in India. The candidates have to complete their education till 10+2 level from a recognized board, to be eligible for LSAT India .

  • There are 4 sections in LSAT exam-
  1. Analytical Reasoning
  2. Logical Reasoning (Part 1)
  3. Logical Reasoning (Part 2)
  4. Reading Comprehension
  • The nature of the questions will be objective i.e.  multiple-choice format
  • The number of choices provided in a question will be 4-5.
  • Time allotted for LSAT examination 02 hours and 20 minutes duration without any break. The Law School Admission Test-India 2018 will consist of the following sections.
  • Total no of questions- 92-100
  • Mode of Exam is pen and paper based.
  • Approximately 35 minutes will be allotted to attempt each section.
  • Each correct answer will be allotted 1 mark
  • There is no criterion for negative marking in case of a wrong answer or unattended question.

Section Wise Breakup Of LSAT  Exam Pattern

Candidates should be well aware of LSAT Exam Pattern for better understanding of the number of questions asked and time allotted to solve each section.

Section wise breakage of Exam pattern is as follows:

LSAT Test SectionNumber of QuestionsTime allotted
Analytical ReasoningApprox. 2435 minutes
1st Logical ReasoningApprox. 2435 minutes
2nd Logical ReasoningApprox. 2435 minutes
Reading ComprehensionApprox. 2435 minutes
Total: 4 sections92-100 questions2 hours and 20 minutes

LSAT Syllabus for Analytical Reasoning

In Analytical Reasoning section, candidates have to solve questions based on structure of relationships where they have to draw the logical conclusions about that relationship which could be based on persons, places, things or events. Candidates will be given choices of 4-5 statements and they have to choose the correct one that describes the relationship in an apt manner. This section evaluates legal problem solving ability of the students.

Important topics covered in this section are:

LSAT Analytical Reasoning Syllabus
Arrangements
Comparisons
Selections
Family Based Problems
Intersection Type
Logical Deductions
Directions
Coding & Decoding

LSAT Preparation Books for Analytical Reasoning

LSAT Preparation Books for Analytical Reasoning
Book NameAuthor
Exam Krackers LSAT Analytical ReasoningDavid Lynch (Author)
GROUPED by Game Type: LSAT Analytical Reasoning: The Complete Collection of Actual, Official Logic GamesTraciela Inc. 

LSAT Syllabus for Logical Reasoning

This section evaluates the logic thinking of a student.  Candidates have to read and comprehend the given passage and answer the questions based on it. The section also assesses critical thinking skills and skills that are required for legal reasoning to pursue any program in Law.

Important topics covered in this section are: 

LSAT Logical Reasoning Syllabus
Number and Letter Series
Calendars
Clocks
Cubes
Venn Diagrams
Binary Logic
Seating Arrangement
Logical Sequence
Logical Matching
Logical Connectives
Syllogism
Blood Relations

LSAT Preparation Books for Logical Reasoning

LSAT Preparation Books for Logical Reasoning
Book NameAuthor
LSAT Logical Reasoning Bible Workbook (Powerscore Test Preparation)David M. Killora
Universal's Logical Reasoning for CLAT, LSAT and other Law Entrance ExamsJain Prateek (Author)

LSAT Syllabus for Reading Comprehension

This section is to analyse the reading and understanding skills of a candidate. The questions that come up in RCs are also to evaluate reasoning ability of the candidate.  There are no particular topics defined by the conducting body. Mainly all competitive exams source passages from multiple areas such as: law, sociology, philosophy, psychology, technology, economics, business etc. In this examination the main focus would be on law. 

It consists of four sets of questions based on reading which could appear from the areas such as Law, Business, Legal acts and rights, Economy etc. There is no such reading criteria set by the conducting body but students must practise as many passages as possible from the topics mentioned.

Important topics covered in this section are:

LSAT Reading Comprehension Syllabus
Law
Sociology
Philosophy
Psychology
Technology
Economics
Business

LSAT Preparation Books for Reading Comprehension

LSAT Preparation Books for Reading Comprehension
Book NameAuthor
LSAT Re mprehension Bible (Powescore LSAT Bible) PaperbackDavid M. Killoranading Co.
Manhattan Prep LSAT Strategy Guides) Fifth EditionManhattan Prep (Author)
The Blueprint for LSAT Reading Comprehension Paperback Trent Teti (Author), Jodi Teti (Author), Matthew Riley (Author)

LSAT India Preparation Tips

  • The LSAT India 2018 exam will have four sections. Candidates will be given approx 35 minutes to attempt each section.
  • Time management is required to solve the complete paper efficiently.
  • Answers have to be filled on OMR answer sheet provided to them. The candidates must fill the answer sheet very carefully otherwise the computer will reject your answers.
  • All the sections have equal number of questions and each question holds 1 mark so the aspirants must prepare all the 4 sections thoroughly.
  • There is no criterion of negative marking in LSAT India 2018 exam. So, the candidates must attempt all the questions in the exam for a better score.
  • The candidate should solve a lot of sample papers, mock tests and previous year question papers for a better knowledge of pattern and type of questions.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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