LSAT India Exam Pattern 2021

Updated By Samiksha Rautela on 09 Oct, 2020 18:39

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LSAT India 2021 Exam Pattern

LSAC had earlier added another section to the exam paper - the 'Variable' section and also increased the duration by 35 minutes. However, it has revised the pattern again and removed the section. The total duration of the exam is now 2 hours and 20 minutes for four sections based on 3 subjects. 

The LSAT India 2021 is a standardised examination of Verbal Reasoning and Reading Skills prepared by the LSAC for candidates seeking admission in law schools/institute/colleges of India. LSAT India has been introduced after the world-famous LSAT. Testing professionals with advanced degrees in English, linguistics, psychometrics, and logic have developed the test. LSAT India Exam Pattern strictly adheres to the recommended specifications. Each paper question has been subjected to several levels of review and pretesting so the candidates can be ensured that there is only one correct answer to each question.

The LSAT India 2021 has three sections: Analytical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension and Logical Reasoning. There is no negative marking in the LSAT India examination. Only the right answers contribute to a candidate's score. Therefore, candidates should not leave any question unanswered and should guess the responses to questions for which they do not have the right answers.

Highlights of the Changed LSAT India 2021 Exam Pattern

The LSAT India 2021 examination pattern is divided into three parts: one is Reading Comprehension, second is the Analytical Reasoning section and Logical Reasoning section is further divided into 2 parts. All questions in LSAT India examinations are in MCQs format, some of which are four answer options and others with five answer options. The answers to these questions are collected on the scanned answer sheet.


Total No. of Questions


Analytical Reasoning

24 questions

35 min.

Reading Comprehension

24 questions

35 min.

1st Logical Reasoning

24 questions

35 min.

2nd Logical Reasoning

24 questions

35 min.


92 questions

2:20 min.

  • There will be no breaks given during the LSAT India Examination.
  • Examiner provides a 5-minute warning period time before calling for a section.
  • There is no negative marking for wrong or unanswered questions.
  • Each question has equal marks.

LSAT India 2021 Subject-Wise Distribution of Questions

LSAT India 2021 is divided into three sections, i.e Reading Comprehensions, Analytical Reasonings and Logical Reasonings which is meant to test the critical thinking capability of the students appearing for LSAT India 2021. The LSAT India 2021 subject-wise distribution of questions will help the candidates understand which section of LSAT India 2021 exam paper carries what type of questions which will help them prepare well for the LSAT India 2021 exam.

The following section contains the LSAT India 2021 subject-wise distribution of questions:

LSAT India 2021 Reading Comprehensions Question Distribution

Following below is the distribution of questions in LSAT India 2021 Reading Comprehension section:

  • This section will contain 4 sets of reading questions followed by five to eight questions

  • The passages are generally single reading passages and shorter passages

  • The questions are usually based on Social Sciences, Humanities, Biological & Physical Sciences and Law related issues.

  • The candidates may encounter reading selections which they are not familiar with

LSAT India 2021 Analytical Reasoning Question Distribution

The distribution of questions in the LSAT India 2021 Analytical Reasoning has been provided below

  • This section will analyse the capability of a student to understand a structure of relationships and to draw logical conclusions about the structures

  • The section will also consist of questions that will analyse the legal problem-solving capacity required for law students

LSAT India 2021 Logical Reasoning Question Distribution

The distribution of Logical Reasoning Questions in LSAT India 2021 paper is given below:

  • This section will evaluate the candidate’s ability to analyze, understand, criticize and complete a variety of arguments

  • The questions will be based on speeches, letter to the editor, newspaper articles, advertisements, informal discussions etc

Take a look at the LSAT India 2019 OMR Answer Sheet!

LSAT India 2021 Marking Scheme

LSAT India 2021 marking scheme is regulated by Pearson VUE where the candidates will be awarded 1 mark for every single correct entry. According to the marking scheme of LSAT India 2021, the candidates will not be penalised for any wrong attempt or answer.

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-AnonymousUpdated on September 14, 2020 09:57 AM
  • 1 Answer
Sukriti Vajpayee, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear student,

The law entrance exam of LSAT India is one of the most popular and widely taken exams in the country. Hence, many top law colleges of India accept LSAT scores for conducting admissions. Some of the famous LSAT India participating colleges have been mentioned below.

You can also check the list of private law colleges in India accepting LSAT India scores.

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Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

There are multiple entrance exams at the national level, state-level and institute level for the LLB course. For instance BHU Undergraduate Entrance Test, Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law,DU LLB Entrance Exam, Panjab University LLB Entrance Exam, Law School Admission Test India etc. 

To ace any of these exams, a student must have a strong grip over English Language Comprehension, Analytical Abilities, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning and Legal Awareness & Aptitude. You can go through the Self Study Guide for Law Entrance Exams in India to find all the necessary information regarding the LLB ...


please tell details about LSAT exam , exam time,timings,dates etc syllabus of this exam

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Sukriti Vajpayee, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

LSAT India is taken by law aspirants courses for admission in B.A LL.B, LLM and other LLB programmes offered at more than 50 law schools in India. Check the links given below to know the details of LSAT India.

Please contact us on the toll-free number 1800-572-9877 in case you have any further doubts or queries.

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FAQs about LSAT-India Exam Pattern

What is the number of questions in the Logical Reasoning of LSAT India?

In the LSAT India exam, 2 parts of the Logical Reasoning section are asked. Each section carries 24 questions.

How many questions are there in the Reading Comprehension section of LSAT India?

A total of 24 questions are asked in the Reading Comprehension section of LSAT India.

What is the format of questions asked in LSAT India?

MCQ questions are asked in the LSAT India exam.

If my LSAT India score is cancelled, can I appear for a retest?

No, if the LSAT India score is cancelled due to misconduct, no retests are given.

How many questions are asked in the Analytical Reasoning section of LSAT India?

In the Analytical Reasoning section of LSAT India, 24 questions are asked.

Are breaks offered in between the LSAT India exam?

No break is offered in between the LSAT India exam.

How many marks are distributed for each question in LSAT India?

For each question in LSAT India, 1 mark is awarded.

How many marks are deducted for unattempted questions in LSAT India?

No marks are deducted for unanswered questions in the LSAT India.

What is the duration of the LSAT India exam?

The total duration of the LSAT India exam is 2 hours 20 minutes. The duration of each section is 35 minutes.

What is the total number of questions asked in the LSAT India exam?

The total number of questions asked in LSAT India are 92.

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