LSAT India 2021: What and How to Prepare?

Law School Admission Test for India (LSAT India) 2021 is held twice a year.

The March session is conducted before the board exam, while the June session is conducted after.

LSAT India is a national-level entrance exam for admission to over 85 law colleges and universities in India. It is conducted by the LSAC (Law School Admission Council) for admission to UG and PG law programmes in India; BCom LLB, BA LLB, BBA LLB, BTech LLB, BBA LLB (Hons), BA LLB (Hons), BCom LLB (Hons), BSc LLB, LLB, and LLM.

In view of the coronavirus pandemic, candidates can attempt the test through the online proctored mode from the comfort of the whole home. The paper is conducted for 2 hours 20 minutes. Candidates who have submitted the application form successfully can attempt the examination from June 14, 2021, onwards. The test will be held for several days.

Registration for the June session is open, and candidates applying for the LSAT examination can fill the application form online before June 4, 2021. The application form can be found on the official website.

LSAT India 2021 Syllabus. The following type of questions can be expected in the paper: Analytical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, and Logical Reasoning. Candidates must focus on strengthening their logical and critical thinking and legal skills to clear the test.

  • Analytical Reasoning. This section will include legal statements, relationship-based problems, logical conclusions, statements and conclusions, persons or events, and relationships based on things. A total of 23 questions should be attempted in this section.

  • Reading Comprehension. This section examines the candidates’ reading skills and interpretation. A total of 24 questions should be attempted in this section.

  • Logical Reasoning. This section tests the candidates on the ability to evaluate, analyse and complete arguments based on comprehension or legal passages. The common questions will include reasoning by analogy, identifying argument flaws, applying principles, statement conclusions, and other evidence determination. A total of 45 questions should be attempted in this section (22 – Logical Reasoning 1, 23 – Logical Reasoning 2).

Relevant Study Books for Preparation for LSAT India 2021. The following books can be referred to during the preparation of the LSAT.

  • Super prep Book for LSAT India; Pearson VUE

  • Legal Aptitude for the CLAT and other Law Entrance Examinations: A Workbook; A.P Bhardwaj

  • Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning for the CLAT and LL.B. Entrance Examinations: A.P Bhardwaj

Tips for Preparation.

  • Candidates should begin their preparation with good knowledge of the exam paper pattern and syllabus.

  • Candidates must prepare a study plan and stick to it.

  • Relevant materials, study books, and reference books must be collected based on the syllabus.

  • Mock tests and previous years’ question papers can be found online. On attempting these papers regularly, candidates can get a better hold on time management and confidence.

  • To prepare for the Reading Comprehension section, candidates can spend time reading novels and blogs. They can improve vocabulary with the help of reading and playing word games.

  • To prepare for the Logical Reasoning Section, candidates should learn to understand and analyse them before attempting them. This can be done with practice and learning tricks to solve the questions.

  • To prepare for Analytical Reasoning Section, candidates must practice mental calculations and practice more through mock tests.

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