How to prepare for LSAT India 2020
Sonali.jolly, 15 Jul 2019, #LSAT India
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How to prepare for LSAT India 2020 - To pursue a career in law, one has to go through at least one of the many entrance tests designed to evaluate the candidate’s aptitude. The entrance tests in India are more or less similar to each other, except for the imported LSAT India. The exam which is designed by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) defies the standard preparation for all the other law entrances. So, how to prepare for LSAT India 2020?

Law School Admission Test India has been designed to test the analytical and reasoning skills of the candidate which are essential characteristics of a successful lawyer. Unlike the other examinations which required mugging up facts and figures, LSAT India 2020 focuses on the ability to think logically and deduce a conclusion. Moreover, there is no fixed syllabus for LSAT India which makes the preparation for the examination confusing and the aspirants often do not understand how to prepare for LSAT India 2020! Careers360 has compiled the guidelines which will help you figure out a preparation strategy into this article of “how to prepare for LSAT India 2020?”. Read the complete article to understand and know more about the examination.

Let us start with a brief overview of LSAT India 2020.

LSAT India 2020 overview -

Mode of Examination


Language options


Duration of Examination

2 hours and 20 minutes

Type of questions


Negative Marking


Total Number of Questions asked


The score is depicted in


The preparation strategy of any examination is largely affected by the marking system of the examination. In this case, the LSAT India result is depicted in percentile. However, this percentile is not calculated in the regular format, i.e, marks obtained by total marks. This percentile score is basically a comparison of the performance of a candidate to the rest of the candidates in his/her candidate group. The following example will help you to understand the marking system better.

Example - Suresh scored 79% in LSAT India 2019 for 5-year LLB

Explanation - Suresh performed better than 79% of the candidates who had appeared for LSAT India 2019 for 5-year LLB.

The score obtained by Suresh cannot be compared to the candidates who have appeared for the examination conducted for LLM or 3-year LLB programme. They simply compare Suresh to the rest of the candidates who had appeared for the entrance test for 5-year LLB.

Now that you have understood the marking system, let us discuss how to prepare for LSAT India 2020.

Knowing the exam pattern is essential -

Since there is no syllabus for LSAT India 2020, you need to know the different sections that comprise LSAT India. Thus, the answer to how to prepare for LSAT India 2020, will be different for each section.

LSAT India 2020 sections and exam pattern -


Number of Questions (approximate)

Time allotted to attempt the section

Analytical Reasoning

24 - 25

35 minutes

First Logical Reasoning

24 - 25

35 minutes

Second Logical Reasoning

24 - 25

35 minutes

Reading Comprehension

24 - 25

35 minutes


96 - 100

2 hours 20 minutes

Golden Rule for the preparation of LSAT India 2020 -

The examination comprises four sections, and each of these sections has an equal number of questions, thus equal weightage. So, no section can be prioritized or skipped when preparing for LSAT India 2020.

Attempt as many questions as you can -

LSAT India 2020 does not have a negative marking system. Thus, solving all the questions will prove beneficial.

Previous years question papers -

How to prepare for LSAT India 2020 with the help of previous years question papers is a frequently asked question. LSAT India is a complicated examination, thus past years’ question papers prove useful in understanding the type of questions that can be asked during the examination. They also help you figure out a pattern in the questions asked and help you on the day of the examination.

Mock tests -

Since there is no fixed syllabus for LSAT India, how to prepare for LSAT India becomes a task. To prepare for this examination, the more mock tests you solve, the stronger you become. Analyse the results of every mock and try to understand why you lost marks in the test.

Read carefully and understand every question -

The most important of all the preparation tips is to read the question carefully and understand what they are asking you. The purpose of LSAT India is to test your reasoning skills, and you cannot reason well if you don’t understand the question.

Develop reading speed -

LSAT India 2020 is all about reading comprehensions and involves a lot of reading. Thus, it is important to work on your reading speed.

These were some of the important preparation tips suggested by experts and toppers. We hope you found the article useful.

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