The LSAT—India is a test of reasoning and reading skills, not a test to see whether you happened to have memorized the right facts or equations. The theory behind the
LSAT—India is democratic and inclusive. It holds that students acquire critical thinking skills over their educational lifetimes, and that these skills are the most important for the study of law. Good critical thinking skills may be acquired in virtually any educational programme anywhere so long as it is rigorous and of high quality. Thus, no training in any specific field or set of fields is required to do well on the LSAT—India. The test rewards candidates with generalised abilities adaptable to a variety of circumstances.
LSAT—India is a standardized test adopted as an admissions criterion by multiple law colleges across India. LSAT—India measures critical thinking skills, skills that are considered throughout the world to be essential for success in the practice of law. LSAT—India is specially created for admissions to law schools in India by the Law School Admission Council, USA (LSAC). The LSAC has been helping law schools in various countries evaluate the critical-thinking skills of their applicants for more than 60 years.
Candidates have the benefit of taking a single test — the LSAT—India — to become eligible for the admissions process of multiple law colleges in India which recognize the LSAT—India scores. Candidates can take the LSAT—India on Sunday 18th May, 2014 at any of the test centres spread across 16 cities in India.
Candidates can be assured that each LSAT—India question has one and only one correct answer. Before you ever see the questions, each is subjected to exacting reviews by at least 10 professionals with advanced degrees in fields such as logic, English, and linguistics. In addition, test questions are subjected to a system of pretesting and statistical analysis to ensure that they are functioning properly.
The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is a nonprofit corporation whose members are more than 200 law schools in the United States, Canada and Australia. LSAC is renowned globally for excellence in law admissions testing and administers over 145,000 tests annually.
The LSAT—India test will be administered by Pearson VUE in India. Pearson VUE delivers millions of high-stakes tests every year across the globe for clients in the licensure, certification, academic admissions, regulatory, and government testing service markets.
After completing the LSAT—India registration, candidates can apply to the participating colleges (colleges which will accept LSAT—India scores). Candidates can choose to apply to any or all of the participating colleges, however, LSAT—India scores will be given to all participating Colleges. A list of participating law colleges is available on this site. Candidates can download the application forms from the respective college websites and apply to the college mentioning their LSAT—India registration number.