Law School Admission Test (LSAT) 2012
Law School Admission Council (LSAC) has announced the dates for Law School Admission Test (LSAT), which will be conducted in May 2012. The LSAT will be held on Saturday, 5th May, 2012.
The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is a half-day, standardized test administered four times each year at designated testing centers throughout the world. The test is an integral part of the law school admission process in the United States, Canada, and a growing number of other countries. It provides a standard measure of acquired reading and verbal reasoning skills that law schools can use as one of several factors in assessing applicants.
- Five year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) program 10+2 examination or equivalent with not less than 45% aggregate marks.
- Three year LL.B. program bachelor's degree in any subject with not less than 45% aggregate marks.
- Students appearing in 2012 can also apply.
About the Test
- LSAT-India is a standardized test of reading and verbal reasoning skills designed by the USA-based Law School Admission Council (LSAC) for use by law schools in India.
- The LSAT-India will be administered across 15 cities in India on 5th May, 2012
- LSAT-India is a paper-and-pencil test with four sections.
- Test duration - 2 hours and 20 minutes
- Question type - Multiple Choice format
- Registration Fee - Rs. 3500/-
- Registration Window: Candidates can register for LSAT-India through ONLINE mode or by sending a Demand Draft. Registration windows are different for these modes.
- Online Registration - 15th Dec, 2011 to 15th April, 2012
- Registration through Demand Draft/PO/Banker's cheque - 15th Dec, 2011 to 12th April, 2012
The demand draft/pay order/banker's cheque (favouring NCS Pearson India Pvt. Ltd., payable at New Delhi/ Noida) should reach the below mentioned address on or before 12th April, 2012 either by post or courier.
6708, DLF Phase IV,
Candidates should write "LSAT-India" at the bottom of the envelope.
LSAT-India Registration/Student Application Process
- Register online for the LSAT-India entrance test by logging on to www.pearsonvueindia.com/lsatindia. The LSAT-India registration fee is Rs. 3500/- ; the fee can be paid online or by a demand draft/pay order/ banker's cheque. The candidate can also contact Pearson VUE at LSATIndia@pearson.com for more information. On completion of the registration, all candidates will get an LSAT-India registration number. Candidates will need to mention this LSAT-India registration number while submitting the application forms to the participating colleges.
- After obtaining the LSAT-India registration number, the candidate must download/obtain the application form from the participating college. The college admission application forms will require candidates to mention their LSAT-India registration number. Candidates must ensure that they write their LSAT-India registration number at the given place in the Application Form of the participating colleges.
- All registrants who complete the test registration, pay the test fee in a timely way, and follow published test rules may sit for the LSAT-India. It is the candidates' responsibility to understand the eligibility requirements of the participating law schools to which he/she is applying before deciding to register for the LSAT-India. If a candidate registers for the test and then determines that he/she is ineligible for admission to the intended law school, no test-fee refund will be available.
- Test Scores of students writing the LSAT-India will be transmitted to the participating colleges.
The locations for the LSAT-India are:
North: Chandigarh, Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow
South: Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi
West: Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Mumbai
East: Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi