The Law School Admission Council of the US (LSAC) announced the results of this year's Law School Admission Test (LSAT) India on June 5. The exams were held on May 17.LSAT-India is a standardized test adopted as an admissions criterion by multiple law colleges across India. It measures skills that are considered essential for success in law school. LSAT-India is specially created for admissions to law schools in India by the LSAC. The LSAC has been helping law schools in various countries evaluate the critical thinking skills of their applicants for more than 65 years.
There was a major increase in the number of candidates who applied this year with more than 6,000 candidates applying for LSAT-India 2015.
The exam content is holistic, which means testing logical and analytical abilities as well as reading comprehension -- essential skills and qualities for candidates who will train to become lawyers. But there are no questions designed to assess prior legal knowledge, mathematical knowledge, grammar or current affairs. This makes it possible for candidates from any stream to succeed as long as they have the necessary aptitudes. Law schools including VIT Law School, Chennai, RGSOIPL, IIT Kharagpur, UPES Dehradun and Alliance University Law School, Bangalore, have been accepting LSAT-India scores for admissions. There are total four sections consisting of Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning I, Logical Reasoning II and Reading Comprehension which need to be solved within two hours twenty minutes.
The results will be on the website till July 15. One could log in using registration credentials to check score cards here.