ABOUT LSAT

The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is administered by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) to test students aspiring to gain admission to law schools in the U.S. post their undergraduate education. It is one of the most important criteria that universities use to judge a candidate while making a decision.

The test examines a student’s ability to think analytically, think critically, and comprehend information quickly.

 

When Can I Take the Test?

The test is administered four times throughout the year: June, either September or October, December, and February. The June test is the only one given in the afternoon, while all the others are given during the morning. Since law school admissions are done on a rolling basis, it is recommended to take the test as early as possible. The earlier a candidate receives their scores, the earlier they apply, and the higher is the number of seats available for admission. The February test is not recommended and is, in fact, not accepted by many universities. Moreover, it is the only test that does not provide the applicant with a thorough analysis of the questions they had attempted, thus, making it difficult for students to work on areas of improvement.

 

What is on the test?

The test has five multiple-choice sections which each has about 23-27 questions each (adding up to 125 questions total), along with an essay. Each question has 5 discrete answer choices, with only one option correct. Each section, as well as the essay, is required to be completed in 35 minutes.

Section 1 and 2: Logical Reasoning : These sections will have a short argument, a set of facts, or a paradoxical situation, wherein the student will be required to either strengthen or weaken the argument, draw a conclusion, or resolve the paradox respectively.

Section 3: Logic Games : These questions can have a variety of solutions. This question usually has 23 questions split up between 4 different games. The purpose of this section is to test the analytical reasoning capabilities of the candidate.

Section 4: Reading Comprehension: Unlike the conventional reading comprehension that most students are familiar with, the LSAT focuses less on details and content and more on arguments and structure. There

are 4 passages with 5-8 questions each, totaling 27 questions.

Section 5: Experimental Section: In this section, LSAC tests candidates for future administrations of the exam. It is hidden in the test and the candidates would not know which section is experimental during the test. That means a candidate could end up with a third Logical Reasoning section, or a second Logic Games/Reading Comprehension section.

It is important to note that the five sections could show up on the test in any

random order.

 

How is the test scored?

The Essay: The essay is not scored and is sent as it is to the respective universities. It can easily be inferred from this that it is not the most important part of the test, and as long as a candidate uses academic language and comprehension to explain their stance, the essay would not make or break their application.

The five sections: The experimental section is not scored and your responses to those questions would not factor into your final LSAT score.

Each of the other four sections (100-101 questions total) is worth one point each and there is no penalty for an incorrect answer. The number of correct answers makes up the test-taker’s Raw Score. This Raw Score will then be converted to a scaled score of 120-180.

However, it is generally possible to miss 2 or 3 questions on the test and still get a perfect score. In fact, even if a student gets 10% of the questions incorrect, they can still be among the 2-3% of test-takers, which could qualify them for almost any law school.

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LSAT FAQs

Question: When will LSAT India 2021 exam be conducted?

Answer: 

The LSAT India exam will be conducted around the 4th week of May.

 

Question: How many sections will LSAT India question paper 2021 have?

Answer: 

The LSAT India 2021 question paper will have four sections: Reading Comprehension, Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning (1) and Logical Reasoning (2).

 

Question: What is the benefit of consulting the syllabus of LSAT India 2021?

Answer: 

The candidate will get to know subject-wise topics, which topics are important, and weightage carried by them.

Question: How many questions will the LSAT India question have and what will be the question type?

Answer: 

The LSAT India exam will have around 92 -100 multiple choice questions.

Question: When will the application form of LSAT India commence?

Answer: 

The LSAT india 2021 application form will start sometime in December.

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