Exam Syllabus For Law School Admission Test (LSAT)

The Law School Admission Test, LSAT, is undertaken by law aspirants for admissions to law schools in Australia, United State of America and Canada. LSAT – India is a separate entrance test designed by the Law School Admission Council, LSAC, USA, conducted by Pearson VUE, to admit students in India to various law colleges of India like Global Law School, etc. The eligibility to various schools for law courses but the basic eligibility for LSAT exam is +2 for taking admission to the 5 year integrated LLB programmers and graduation in any stream with a minimum 50 per cent marks for admission to LLB and integrated LLB-LLM courses. Mentioned below is the syllabus for LSAT 2014 The LSAT consists of three parts and hence the LSAT 2014 syllabus

Analytical Reasoning:

This part measures the ability to understand a structure of relationships and to draw logical conclusions about that structure. The test taker is asked to reason deductively from a set of statements and rules or principles that describe relationships among persons, things, or events. Analytical Reasoning questions reflect the kinds of complex analyses that a law student performs in the course of legal problem solving

Logical Reasoning:

These questions assess the ability to analyze, critically evaluate, and complete arguments as they occur in ordinary language. Each Logical Reasoning question requires the test taker to read and comprehend a short passage, then answer a question about it. The questions are designed to assess a wide range of skills involved in thinking critically, with an emphasis on skills that are central to legal reasoning. These skills include drawing well-supported conclusions, reasoning by analogy, determining how additional evidence affects an argument, applying principles or rules, and identifying argument flaws

Reading Comprehension

These questions measure the ability to read, with understanding and insight, examples of lengthy and complex materials similar to those commonly encountered in law school. The Reading Comprehension section contains four sets of reading questions, each consisting of a selection of reading material, followed by four to eight questions that test reading and reasoning abilities.