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LSAT 2018: Dates Announced, Application Process Explained

(LSAT) 2018 will be conducted on 20th May 2018. LSAT is conducted by (LSAC) USA on a worldwide level for admission in to law schools across India, US, Canada and many other countries.

Sagar Mavani 

Law School Admission Test (LSAT) 2018 will be conducted on 20th May 2018. is conducted by (LSAC) USA on a worldwide level for admission in to law schools across India, US, Canada and many other countries. The examination is designed to test the verbal and reasoning abilities of candidates. In India around 85 law schools use scores for admission in to their graduate and post-graduate level courses. Some top Law Schools of India that use scores for admission purposes are Alliance School of Law, ITM Law School (Gurgaon), AURO University, l Global Law School (Sonipat), College of Legal Studies (Dehradun), ICFAI Law School, IFHE (Hyderabad), IFHE (Hyderabad) and many more.

2018 - Important Dates

Starts 4th October 2017
Last Date to Submit Application 4th May 2018
Release of Admit Cards 5th May to 19th May 2018
2018 Examination Date 20th May 2018

2018 Details

is conducted once every year. The examination is held in offline mode (Paper pen mode). The time duration for is 2 hours and 20 minutes. The examination is divided in to 4 sections and candidates are allocated 35 minutes to complete each section. The 4 sections are Analytical Reasoning, First Logical Reasoning, Second Logical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension. will consist of around 100 multiple-choice questions (25 from each section). For each correct answer candidates score 1 mark. There is no negative marking.

Section/Topic No. of Question/Marks Time Duration
Analytical Reasoning 24/25 Questions 35 minutes
Logical Reasoning - I 24/25 Questions 35 minutes
Logical Reasoning - II 24/25 Questions 35 minutes
Reading Comprehension 24/25 Questions 35 minutes
Total: 96-100 2 Hours 20 Minutes

Success candidates will then approach the law school of their choice and use their scores to seek admission in individual colleges and universities.

2018
  • For under graduate level courses (BA LLB): Candidates should have completed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized university or institution with minimum 45% of marks.
  • For post graduate level courses (LLM): Candidates should have completed LLB from a recognized university or institution with minimum 45% of marks. Please note that the minimum qualifying marks vary from institution to institution.
  • There is no age limit to appear for but candidates need to check with individual colleges and institutions about their specific age criteria
  • Candidate should be citizen of India
Step by Step 2018 Application Procedure
  1. Eligible applicants can register themselves for 2018 via online mode only
  2. Candidates first need to visit the official website of India - lsat.fdshive.com and register themselves using a valid email ID and mobile number
  3. Next candidates will fill the application form by providing accurate educational and personal details. Candidates will then upload recent coloured passport sized photograph and signature
  4. Lastly candidates need to pay the application fee of Rs. 3800/- online through credit or debit card or net banking
2018 Test Centres (India): Chandigarh, Delhi (NCR), Jaipur, Lucknow, Dehradun, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Guwahati, Patna, Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Mumbai, Nagpur and Indore

First Published: Fri, October 13 2017. 10:47 IST