How to Prepare for LSAT India 2021

Updated By Samiksha Rautela on 29 Oct, 2020 15:50

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How to Prepare for LSAT India 2021

Designed by Law School Admission Council (LSAC), LSAT India has always been a popular law entrance exam, as it tests the critical thinking skills of the candidates instead of current affairs or factual knowledge. LSAT 2021 syllabus is vast, and it is necessary for the aspirants to allocate sufficient time for the exam preparation.

LSAT India is a gateway for admission in more than 50 law schools in the country. Therefore, it is extremely important for law aspirants to attempt all the questions in the paper to the best of their ability in order to score well. In the paper, there are around 92 questions that candidates have to attempt within the duration of two hours and twenty minutes.

Section-wise Preparation Strategy for LSAT

LSAT India 2021 has questions related to Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension. While preparing for this law entrance exam, students should keep in mind that it is a skills test and not a knowledge test. The section-wise preparation strategy for LSAT is elaborated below.

Analytical Reasoning

Questions in the analytical reasoning section of LSAT exam tests the understanding and logical thinking ability of the candidates. Some of the preparation tips that will help candidates to improve are -

  • LSAT aspirants must give more importance to the analytical reasoning section, as it needs a lot of practice.
  • It is necessary to practice numerous LSAT mock tests to attain perfection and accuracy in analytical reasoning.
  • While solving a question, you must understand the structure of relationships and draw logical conclusions from the same.
  • The analytical reasoning section of the LSAT exam will have some questions associated with complex analysis, which are required for a law student to solve legal problems or issues.
  • Therefore, better practice makes perfect. Therefore, the candidates must practise regularly, and solve five to ten legal problems per day.
  • Analytical Reasoning books for LSAT preparation are available in the market and online stores.
  • The LSAT preparation books will have an explanation to various topics associated with the subject and mock tests. You must practice regularly to attain a better score in LSAT India 2021.
  • After practising the mock test on analytical reasoning, try to figure out solutions for the wrong answers marked by you. Analysing your mistakes will sharpen your mind, and improves your skills in the area of analytical reasoning.
  • Do not lose confidence or give up.

Logical Reasoning

Logical Reasoning questions in the LSAT India 2021 exam are based on short arguments derived from different sources such as magazines and newspapers. Some of the preparation tips that can help candidates improve are:

  • You must apply your common sense in an effective way to answer these questions.
  • The Logical Reasoning section focuses on logical connections and the candidates must find arguments for the same. Such skills will test whether the candidate is capable of becoming a lawyer or not.
  • In order to attain perfection in this area, the candidates must study various legal issues that appear in the newspaper regularly. You can also refer judgments delivered by the apex court on important cases.
  • Understand the case, prepare the arguments, and stick yourself to the positive side of the case. Such exercise will help candidates score better in the LSAT exam.
  • Practising mock tests is very important to sharpen your mind and improve your logical reasoning skills.
  • Do not lose confidence or give up at any stage of exam preparation. There are different ways to improve.

Reading Comprehension

Reading comprehension of LSAT exam carries utmost importance, as the passages given in this section are lengthy. This section is also time-consuming, and the candidates must be careful while answering questions. A single mistake will make other answers incorrect, and it is important to be accurate, sensible, and careful while answering. Reading comprehension section also contains complex vocabulary and questions, which are difficult to understand. Some of the preparation tips that will help candidates to improve are -

  • It is important to enhance your reading and language skills in advance for better performance in the exam.

  • Read the articles in various magazines, blogs, websites that have rich content.

  • You cannot improve reading merely by reading articles, and it is significant to note down the complex words.

  • You must learn the meanings of complex words, and prepare at least three to four sentences on that particular word.

  • Practice as many as mock tests you can to gain more knowledge, experience, and perfection.

  • Do not skip reading process even on a single day, and it must be regular.

  • Concentrate on given questions in the mock test under reading comprehension, understand the question carefully, and find out the logical answer. You must be 100% sure that the answer picked by you is correct.

How to Prepare for LSAT India in 1 Month

Any aspirant willing to prepare for LSAT India in a month needs to stay focused and dedicated. Preparing for LSAT India in one-month is not easy, however, with a well-structured strategy it is not an impossible task. Provided below are a few pointers explaining how to prepare for LSAT India in a month.

  • Chalk Out a Plan: Curating a time-table and making a plan help in organizing the ideas and strategising the preparation beforehand. 
  • Practice, Practice and Practice: Practising is the key that enhances the preparation and efficiency. It increases the chances of qualifying the exam.
  • Solve the Sample Papers: Model test papers or practice papers are also known as sample papers. Solving them helps in understanding the exam pattern and also increases the speed which proves to be highly beneficial on the exam day.
  • Previous Year’s Question Papers: It is the best way to identify the weak areas or errors and work on them. Previous Year’s Question Papers are the closest replica of the question paper and solving them gives an idea of the questions that might crop up on the exam day.
  • Scan through the Important Topics: Make sure to cover all the important topics that have more weightage or higher chances of cropping up in the exam. They are likely to offer you a better exam score.
  • Fix Your Sleep Cycle and Diet: Sleep and food are the most underestimated factors that determine the final result of the exam. It is often believed that sleeping less and skipping on meals would fetch more study hours. However, doing so would only result in exhaustion and restlessness before the exam day.
  • Work on Your Speed: Set a timer and solve questions regularly to increase your speed. Accuracy and speed play a vital role in the LSAT India exam as each section is allotted a fixed amount of time.
  • Few Days for Revision: Keep aside a few days for revision of the LSAT India syllabus. Revision is extremely important to retain memory and keep the preparation of the aspirant fresh.

6-Month Preparation Strategy for LSAT India 2021

With the help of the 6-month preparation strategy for LSAT India 2021, the LSAT India 2021 aspirants should start preparing for the entrance exam. The LSAT India 2021 6-month preparation strategy by CollegeDekho suggests that:

  • The LSAT India 2021 aspirants should start going through each topic and sub-topic in a detailed manner 

  • The aspirants must not restrict themselves from learning the topics and sub-topics  from more than one source

  • The LSAT India aspirants should focus on learning how to apply the concepts with more and more practise

  • The aspirants must aim at solving the maximum number of LSAT India 2021 mock test papers during this time 

  • Dedicating extra hours to the logical reasoning and analytical reasoning subjects will at this juncture to produce a fruitful result

  • The aspirants, amidst all the preparation plans for LSAT India, must not forget to revise the topics once they are completed

Important Pointers for Exam Day

Reach Your Exam Venue Before the Scheduled Time: The examination will begin at 10:30 AM on the exam day. However, candidates must reach the venue around 9:30 AM, which is at least an hour prior to the commencement of the exam. Those who will reach after 10 AM will not be permitted to appear for the exam.

Carry Necessary Documents: Candidates must ensure that they have all the necessary documents such as admit card, identity proof, etc. on the exam day. Those who forget to bring the required documents could be barred from taking the exam.

Go Through the Paper Carefully: When you sit down to answer the paper, read all the questions carefully to avoid making any silly mistakes. Take your time while going through the paper as the exam is known to have longer questions which are bound to consume a lot of time. 

Attempt All Questions: Candidates taking LSAT India 2021 must try and attempt as many questions as possible because there is ample time to solve the paper. 

No Negative Marking: The best part about taking LSAT India 2021 is that it has no negative marking. So, you must try and attempt all the questions even if you're not sure about the answers.

Time Management: Since every section in LSAT India has a fixed time duration, you must try and manage your time well. This is because once the allotted time is over for a particular section, you will not be allowed to return to that specific test section and attempt questions that were left unanswered.

Revision: Approximately 35 minutes will be given to solve each section in LSAT India 2021. Therefore, you should try to answer all the questions in a particular section within the fixed duration and keep at least 5-10 minutes spare to do a quick revision of that particular section.

LSAT Exam Taking Strategy

As already mentioned above, LSAT does not have questions on legal knowledge, mathematics, grammar, and current affairs. The exam completely tests the critical thinking skills of the test takers. There is a specific exam-taking strategy with regard to the LSAT exam. More details are elaborated below.

  • It is important to read and understand the sample LSAT India test questions to become familiar with the nature of questions. Try answering these sample questions to test your abilities. LSAT India website contains a sample test, and the candidates can practice the same to test your capabilities and identify weak areas.

  • If you choose the wrong answer, try to find out why the answer was incorrect, and find out the correct solution.

  • Read the explanations given to 15 questions LSAT India website, and understand each explanation.

  • Later, proceed with one practice test under timed conditions (30- 35 minutes). It is better to find a peaceful spot where you cannot be disturbed.

  • Do not check for correct answers until the completion of each section.

  • Repeat the same process for remaining sections, and make sure that you maintain time. You must complete the test within the specified time.

  • Try to answer all the questions within the given time. Do not leave any questions, as it influences the overall performance.

Usually, LSAT India is a difficult exam, and in most cases, not all the answers given by the candidates may turn out to be correct. Therefore, do not panic if you score fewer marks in the mock test. Try practising more mock tests, and you can see improvement in performance from time to time.

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    FAQs about LSAT-India Preparation Tips

    How can I enhance my speed for LSAT India?

    Solving sample papers, mock tests and previous year's question papers of LSAT India is the best way to increase the speed for LSAT India.

    How should I approach the Logical Reasoning section in LSAT India?

    To prepare for the Logical Reasoning section of LSAT India, an individual must identify the arguments and focus on finding the logical connections in the question itself.

    How should I prepare for the Reading Comprehension in LSAT India?

    To prepare for the Reading Comprehension section of LSAT India, an individual must inculcate the habit of reading articles, magazines, blogs, passages etc. It not only enhances the vocabulary but also helps in improving the speed.

    Does LSAT India follow a negative marking scheme?

    No marks are deducted for incorrect answers in LSAT India.

    Why is solving mock tests important for the preparation of LSAT India?

    For the preparation of LSAT India, solving mock tests is important as it helps in increasing efficiency, speed and accuracy. It also provides an idea of the nature of the question that might be asked in the exam.

    How many hours of sleep is required in the LSAT India exam?

    7-8 hours of sleep is necessary to prepare for LSAT India.

    How much should I study in a day to prepare for LSAT India?

    In a day, a candidate must study for at least 4-5 hours to prepare for LSAT India.

    What sections are a part of the LSAT India exam?

    The sections that are a part of LSAT India are Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension.

    Do I need a section-wise preparation strategy for LSAT India?

    Yes, each section in LSAT India requires a different set of approach and mindset. Aspirants must try to adopt a subject-wise strategy to prepare for LSAT India.

    How long does it take to prepare for LSAT India?

    There is no fixed time to prepare for LSAT India. Some candidates take 4-6 months to prepare for it while some can prepare for it in 2-3 months also.

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