LSAT-India -

Law School Admission Test- LSAT (LSAT-India - 2016)

Pen & Paper | National Level Exam
Important Dates
Registration Date
Nov 01, 2015
Admit Card Date
May 08, 2016
Test Date
May 15, 2016
Result Date
Jun 15, 2016

LSAT-India 2016 Important Instructions

1. Candidates will be required to show identification, in original and non-expired, with recognizable photograph and signature. The only acceptable forms of ID are: • Driver's license • PAN Card • Passport • Election Card / Voter ID • UID / Aadhaar Card / E-Aadhar Card copy • Employee ID containing photograph and signature • SC/ ST Certificate with photograph • Military dependent ID containing candidate’s photo • Military ID containing candidate’s photo • Photo Identity issued by School/College/University 2. Candidates who are unable to produce one of the above forms of valid ID (non-expired and in original) will not be admitted into the testing centre and shall not be offered a test-fee refund.Please note that following are not acceptable as IDs on the day of the test: • Photocopies (attested or otherwise) • Notarised copies • Learner's driving licenseIf a registrant for five-year LSAT—India does not have any of the above IDs, she/he will be admitted upon presentation of ANY TWO of the following, in original: • Original Admit Card issued by University/Board for Twelfth Standard Examination (photo) • School Identity Card (photo) • Tenth Pass Certificate/Mark Sheet that has date of birth on it2. Candidates must arrive at the test venue at least 30 minutes prior to scheduled start time of the test, else the candidate shall not be admitted.3. Persons accompanying the candidate will not be allowed into the test premises, and no waiting area provision will be provided.4. Candidates must adhere to the LSAT—India policies, rules and regulations which will be available at the specified website. 3. Proctors shall have the right to exclude candidates who fail to follow the testing centre rules and procedures. 4. Proctors will not be expected to provide or collect any registration forms from candidates. 5. Proctors will neither score the completed LSAT—India Answer sheets nor provide the candidate with any LSAT—India results. 6. Only pre-registered candidates with names appearing on the attendance roster and having admit cards with them will be permitted to take the LSAT—India. 7. Once a candidate has been successfully registered at a testing centre, the candidate will not be permitted to transfer to another testing centre. 8. In case the candidate registered online using a credit card that does not belong to him/her, the candidate needs to furnish the signed statement from the credit card holder and the credit card for signature verification at the test venue on the day of the exam, as specified. APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES In case a candidate has a vision or mobility impairment, he/she is required to state the same in the registration form. A scribe will be allowed to assist candidates with vision impairments, and mobility assistance will be available for those with mobility impairments. Candidates with vision impairment please note that a large-print test may be available, depending upon the severity. Pearson VUE reserves the right to make final judgment regarding testing accommodations in accordance with LSAT—India's requirements.

LSAT-India 2016 Relaxation Policy

Reservation policy- As per government norms. It shall vary from college to college.

LSAT-India Application FAQ

1) What is the Law School Admission Test-India (LSAT—India)?

The LSAT—India is a standardized test of reading and verbal reasoning skills designed by the US based Law School Admission Council (LSAC) for use by law schools in India for their various law programs — BA L.L.B, L.L.B. and L.L.M. The LSAT—India is administered in 16 cities across India. The test is administered in a paper and pencil format.

2) When will the LSAT—India be administered?

The LSAT—India will be administered on Sunday, 21st May, 2017.

3) How can a candidate register for the LSAT—India?

  • Registration for the LSAT—India is online and can be done by submitting the form on the LSAT—India website. Payment for the registration by test takers in India can be done online only (via credit card only) before before 3 May.
  • LSAT—India shall not accept any registrations from candidates in any other mode or form.

4) Are candidates required to fill separate forms for LSAT—India test and for the colleges that they wish to apply?

Yes, candidates need to fill a separate form for respective colleges where they wish to apply. Please note that each college has its own eligibility criteria and admission procedure.

5) Where will the test be administered?

The locations for the LSAT—India are:

  • North: Chandigarh, Delhi(NCR), Jaipur, Lucknow
  • South: Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi
  • West: Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Mumbai, Nagpur
  • East: Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi.

6) How is the LSAT—India different from the LSAT®?

The LSAT—India is an admissions test customised for Indian law schools - brought by The Law School Admission Council, USA and Pearson VUE. The LSAT—India includes the same question types as the LSAT, but is shorter, and scores are reported on a different scale. The LSAT—India does not include a writing sample, while the LSAT does. LSAT scores are used for admission to many law schools in the US, Canada and Australia, while LSAT—India scores are used only within India.

7) How will a candidate know if his/her registration has been accepted?

Candidate will be informed about acceptance/non-acceptance status of the registration via an e-mail, sent to the email address given during LSAT—India registration.

8) What can lead to cancellation of the registration?

Candidates need to ensure that the information submitted by them is correct. In case any information is found to be incorrect at a later date, Pearson VUE and LSAC shall have the right to cancel the test score. In the event of the cancellation of the score due to furnishing of incorrect information, the test fee paid by the candidate will not be refunded.
LSAT—India registration will also stand cancelled if the application has incomplete information or test fee is received by Pearson VUE after the due date. Registration forms, for which the registration fee is not received in time, will be rejected outright.

9) What will happen if registration form or payment details are incomplete?

If any detail is incomplete in the form or the payment has not been completed, the registration will not be accepted. If this happens, a notification will be sent to the candidate.

10) How can a candidate get help during registration?

Candidates can contact the LSAT—India helpdesk, details as follows:
Phone support - Monday to Friday (except public holidays) - 9.00 AM to 6.00 PM IST at the following chargeable number - +91-7863027791
E-mail support - Please write to us at lsatindia@pearson.com  
Live chat support - Monday to Friday (except public holidays) - 9.00 AM to 6.00 PM IST.

11) Can candidates have different names on the registration application and the ID shown at the testing center?

Candidates must enter their name on the registration form as it appears on their photo identification that they would carry to the testing center. If the name on the ID does not match with the registration details, the candidate will not be allowed to test and will be turned away from the testing center.

12) Can candidates edit their registration application?

The online application form filling process allows candidates to save the form without submitting it. Candidates should note that once a form is submitted, the candidate cannot make any changes to the form except educational qualifications and associated college information.

13) What are the specifications of the photograph to be uploaded on the registration application?

Candidates need to upload their recent photograph while filling out the registration application. Admit cards with have the candidate's photograph, hence candidates must upload a high resolution photo as per the specifications below.
Candidates must ensure the following while uploading their photo in the registration application:

  • Photos in JPEG format only, 200 pixels high by 150 pixels wide.
  • File size should not exceed 500 kb.
  • Photo should have either white or light coloured background.
  • Eyes should be open and clearly visible.
  • Candidate face should be distinctly visible, straight and at the centre. Shoulder tops should also be clear in the photo.
  • Photograph should not be more than 6 months old.

14) What is the Admit card? How can candidates download it?

The Admit card is a document containing candidate registration details and photograph. Candidates can download their Admit card from the link "Download Admit Card" (to be provided later). It is mandatory to carry the Admit card along with required IDs, on the day of the LSAT—India test.

15) What will happen if a candidate arrives late for the test?

Candidates, who arrive at the test centre on the specified scheduled test date later than the published exam start time, will not be permitted to take the test and will have to forfeit the full cost of the test.

16) Are there any coaching institutes where LSAT—India coaching is available?

The LSAT—India is a test of reason, and a candidate should understand the test pattern and gain familiarity. Official LSAT—India study material is available on this site. We don't authorise any coaching centres in India.

List of LSAT-India 2016 Centers (Expected)

State City Mode of Exam
Telangana Nalgonda Pen & Paper