About LSAT - India 2016
Pearson VUE is responsible for conducting LSAT-India 2016 which is an entrance examination to as many as 68 colleges for undergraduate study programs of Law like B.A. LLB, B.Com LLB and B.Sc. LLB. LSAT is an offline pen and paper based examination and will be held on 15th May in 2016. Questions are multiple-choice in nature.
LSAT 2016 Exam Pattern:
There are 100 Questions asked in the examination, which are to be answered within 2 hours and 20 minutes. Question Paper consists of four sections viz. Analytical reasoning, Logical reasoning I & II and Reading Comprehension. Each section consists of equal number of question i.e. 25 questions. All questions are in a multiple-choice format.
The best part or maybe the worst is that: ‘There is no deduction of marks for wrong answers’
LSAT test is not based on specific disciplines like mathematics, general knowledge or legal knowledge.
Sectional Analysis of the LSAT 2016 exam paper:
1. Analytical reasoning:
This section measures the ability of the candidates to understand given data and draw logical connections among persons, things, or events. This is an easiest section as compared to others. It is like solving logical puzzles about arrangements and requires ample practice to solve them quickly. Sometimes the data provided in the questions is so interlinked and lengthy that making flowcharts, tables, etc. is required to solve the puzzles.
2. Logical reasoning I and II:
Logical Reasoning section in LSAT consists of the questions to test the ability of the candidates to analyze, evaluate make the critical arguments for the same. This section is important to check a person’s basic reasoning skills. There will be 2 two Logical Reasoning sections.
Types of questions asked in LSAT are based on the topics like
- Method of Argument
- Point of Contention
- Role of Fact
- Parallel Structure
3. Reading Comprehension:
As the section name clearly explains what is in it for you, question based on reading comprehensions are asked in this section. This section tests the ability of the candidates to read and understand complex material which will be imperative during the Law Programs. This section has 4 sets of reading material, each containing 4 - 9 questions.
Unlike most other Law Entrance exam, there is no legal Reasoning section in LSAT-India. All sections just check your logical thinking skills and there is zero emphasis on memorizing, rote learning and prior legal knowledge.
LSAT scores are accepted by top institutes:
If you are already taking CLAT and AILET exam, along with your local Law School entrance exams, then why do you need to prepare specially and appear for LSAT- India? That is because, your LSAT score is accepted by an all new list of Law Schools in the country like the following:
- Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law-IIT Kharagpur Law School
- Galgotia University Law School
- The Jindal Global Law School
- UPES Dehradun
- KLE Bangalore
- Greater Noida
- Amity Law School, Gurgaon
Disclaimer for LSAT:
Each section is timed and an aspirant has to attempt the paper only in the order of the test booklet contents. When the time finishes for one section, candidates have to stop and start the next section. Candidates are not allowed to go back and forth between the sections.