LSAT India 2020 Syllabus

    Urvashi Singhal Urvashi Singhal
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    LSAT India 2020 comprises questions based on Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension. As observed from the previous year question papers, all the major questions appear from these topics only.

    LSAT-India is conducted by the USA-based Law School Admission Council (LSAC) for admission into different Law schools in India. The candidates have to complete their education till 10+2 level from a recognized board, to be eligible for LSAT India .

    LSAC introduces changes in LSAT 2020 Exam Pattern.Check here

    There are 4 sections in LSAT exam-

    1. Analytical Reasoning
    2. Logical Reasoning (Part 1)
    3. Logical Reasoning (Part 2)
    4. Reading Comprehension

    A fifth section Variable Section has been added to the paper from this year which will contain 23 unrecognizable questions ranging from all three sections.

    • The nature of the questions will be objective i.e. multiple-choice format
    • The number of choices provided in a question will be 4-5.
    • Time allotted for LSAT examination02 hours and 55 minutes duration without any break.
    • Mode of Exam is pen and paper based.
    • Approximately 35 minutes will be allotted to attempt each section.
    • Each correct answer will be allotted 1 mark
    • There is no criterion for negative marking in case of a wrong answer or unattended question.

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    Section Wise Breakup Of LSAT  Exam Pattern

    Candidates should be well aware of LSAT Exam Pattern for better understanding of the number of questions asked and time allotted to solve each section.

    Section wise breakage of Exam pattern is as follows:

    LSAT Test SectionNumber of QuestionsTime allotted
    Analytical ReasoningApprox. 2435 minutes
    1st Logical ReasoningApprox. 2435 minutes
    2nd Logical ReasoningApprox. 2435 minutes
    Reading ComprehensionApprox. 2435 minutes
    Total: 4 sections92-100 questions2 hours and 20 minutes

    LSAT Analytical Reasoning Syllabus

    LSAT Syllabus for Analytical Reasoning

    In Analytical Reasoning section, candidates have to solve questions based on structure of relationships where they have to draw the logical conclusions about that relationship which could be based on persons, places, things or events. Candidates will be given choices of 4-5 statements and they have to choose the correct one that describes the relationship in an apt manner. This section evaluates legal problem solving ability of the students.

    Important topics covered in this section are:

    LSAT Analytical Reasoning Syllabus
    Family Based Problems
    Intersection Type
    Logical Deductions
    Coding & Decoding

    LSAT Preparation Books for Analytical Reasoning

    LSAT Preparation Books for Analytical Reasoning
    Book NameAuthor
    Exam Krackers LSAT Analytical ReasoningDavid Lynch (Author)
    GROUPED by Game Type: LSAT Analytical Reasoning: The Complete Collection of Actual, Official Logic GamesTraciela Inc. 

    LSAT Logical Reasoning Syllabus

    LSAT Syllabus for Logical Reasoning

    This section evaluates the logic thinking of a student.  Candidates have to read and comprehend the given passage and answer the questions based on it. The section also assesses critical thinking skills and skills that are required for legal reasoning to pursue any program in Law.

    Important topics covered in this section are:

    LSAT Logical Reasoning Syllabus
    Number and Letter Series
    Venn Diagrams
    Binary Logic
    Seating Arrangement
    Logical Sequence
    Logical Matching
    Logical Connectives
    Blood Relations

    LSAT Preparation Books for Logical Reasoning

    LSAT Preparation Books for Logical Reasoning
    Book NameAuthor
    LSAT Logical Reasoning Bible Workbook (Powerscore Test Preparation)David M. Killora
    Universal's Logical Reasoning for CLAT, LSAT and other Law Entrance ExamsJain Prateek (Author)

    LSAT Reading Comprehension Syllabus

    LSAT Syllabus for Reading Comprehension

    This section is to analyse the reading and understanding skills of a candidate. The questions that come up in RCs are also to evaluate reasoning ability of the candidate.  There are no particular topics defined by the conducting body. Mainly all competitive exams source passages from multiple areas such as: law, sociology, philosophy, psychology, technology, economics, business etc. In this examination the main focus would be on law. 

    It consists of four sets of questions based on reading which could appear from the areas such as Law, Business, Legal acts and rights, Economy etc. There is no such reading criteria set by the conducting body but students must practise as many passages as possible from the topics mentioned.

    Important topics covered in this section are:

    LSAT Reading Comprehension Syllabus

    LSAT Preparation Books for Reading Comprehension

    LSAT Preparation Books for Reading Comprehension
    Book NameAuthor
    LSAT Re mprehension Bible (Powescore LSAT Bible) PaperbackDavid M. Killoranading Co.
    Manhattan Prep LSAT Strategy Guides) Fifth EditionManhattan Prep (Author)
    The Blueprint for LSAT Reading Comprehension Paperback Trent Teti (Author), Jodi Teti (Author), Matthew Riley (Author)

    LSAT Preparation Tips

    LSAT India Preparation Tips

    • The LSAT India 2020 exam will have four sections. Candidates will be given approx 35 minutes to attempt each section.
    • Time management is required to solve the complete paper efficiently.
    • Answers have to be filled on OMR answer sheet provided to them. The candidates must fill the answer sheet very carefully otherwise the computer will reject your answers.
    • All the sections have equal number of questions and each question holds 1 mark so the aspirants must prepare all the 4 sections thoroughly.
    • There is no criterion of negative marking in LSAT India 2020 exam. So, the candidates must attempt all the questions in the exam for a better score.
    • The candidate should solve a lot of sample papers, mock tests and previous year question papers for a better knowledge of pattern and type of questions.

     LSAT India 2020 Syllabus FAQs

    Ques. What is the section-wise number of questions in all the sections in LSAT Exam?

    Ans. LSAT is divided into four sections, namely, Analytical Reasoning, LR 1, LR 2, Reading Comprehension. Each section comprises of approximately 24 questions each. The total number of questions in the paper can vary from 96-100.

    Ques. Which are the easiest topic of logical reasoning?

    Ans. Logical reasoning is itself comparatively easier to other sections in LSAT. A candidate can score well in Logical reasoning by practising as many questions as they can.

    Ques. Where can I find practice papers of LSAT exam?

    Ans. Click here to download free practice papers. Candidates can check suggested books for more practice papers.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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