LSAT India 2020 exam day guidelines - Online Remote Proctored Exam
LSAT India 2020 exam day guidelines - Law School Admission Council will conduct LSAT India 2020 from July 19 onwards, in online remote proctored mode. The test will be conducted on multiple days and slots. Candidates will have to undergo infrastructure readiness check days before the commencement of the exam. The LSAT India is one of the few law entrance exams in India which has adopted an online remote testing model. So, it is very important to know about the LSAT India exam day guidelines. Candidates must be aware of the technicalities of the LSAT India 2020 online remote proctored exam. Apart from technicalities of the remote proctored exam, the candidates must know what things they can keep during the exam, what they need to do when someone enters the testing room, what things they must not wear and other instructions. Read the complete article to know all about LSAT India exam day guidelines.
LSAT India exam day guidelines - Infrastructure Readiness Check (IRC)
The main objective to IRC is to ensure that the computer/laptop works on the exam day without any trouble. Candidates will need to download the secure browser and complete the system verification process as prescribed in the System Readiness Check email sent by the exam authorities.
What infrastructure is required for appearing in LSAT India
Candidates will need a personal computer with active webcam and the following specifications.
Windows 8 or above Operating System
RAM - 2 GB or more
Processor - Dual Core / i3 or above
Working webcam - Attached or integrated
Internet connection - Good browsing speed
Supported web browser – Chrome (Version 80 or above) or Firefox (Version 75 or above);
What is not required or not supported for appearing in LSAT India 2020
The following technical specifications are either not required or not supported for appearing in the test.
Mac OS Computers
Applications such as - Skype, Team Viewer, MS Teams, Zoom, GoToMeeting, ShareIt, Webex should be turned off from Windows Task Manager
LSAT India exam day guidelines 2020 - ID requirements
Apart from LSAT India Admit Card, the candidate must have an original valid ID proof for verification purpose. The authorities have prescribed the following IDs that can be used on LSAT India exam day.
LSAT India - Acceptable ID proofs
UIDAI / Aadhaar Card
Election Card / Voter ID
Employee ID containing photograph and signature
LSAT India - Not acceptable IDs
Photocopies of ID card
Learner's driving license
Aadhaar registration slip
Candidates should also note that the ID card shown on a mobile phone will not be accepted for identification and verification.
LSAT India exam day guidelines - Items allowed in the testing place
It is advised that the testing place should be clean and clear. There should not be any kind of study material, eatables, or any other items except those that are required for appearing in the exam. Candidates who keep unauthorized items may not be allowed to appear in the test or will be subject to further investigation.
Items allowed in LSAT India exam day testing place
Computer and webcam (if separate)
2 pieces of blank scratch paper
Pen or pencils
Valid and acceptable Photo ID
The LSAT India testing place should be a quiet area with enough light. The candidate’s face should be clearly visible through the web camera.
There must not be any kind of notebooks, books or other prohibited items at the testing place. If the candidate is caught using such materials, his/her test would be subject to cancellation.
Candidates are advised not to wear any kind of sunglasses, caps, hoodies that restrict their clear appearance on the web camera. However, the religious headgear can be worn during the exam.
Candidates may also keep a transparent water bottle on their desk. But, keeping eatables on the desk is strictly prohibited.
Wrist watch or any other kind of watch, headphones, earbuds,headsets are strictly unacceptable. As a matter of the fact, the candidates will be able to see a countdown timer during the test.
LSAT India exam day guidelines 2020 - What counts misconduct?
The LSAC has prescribed some do’s for the exam day, while some activities are strictly prohibited. Candidates must be aware of the fact that the prohibited activities may negatively affect their performance and draw an investigation from the authorities. The following activities on the exam day will be counted as violation of code of conduct.
Using any kind of electronic devices other than the prescribed ones. Some of the prohibited electronic items are mobile devices, calculators, wrist watches, headphones etc. Candidates should also be mindful of the fact that the prohibited items should not be in the vicinity of the testing place.
Communication with anyone - Candidates must not communicate with anyone for the entire duration of the examination. The family members or friends must not be present at the LSAT India testing place.
Speaking aloud is not permitted during the test. However, if someone enters the testing room, the candidate is advised to shout loud and ask him/her to leave the place immediately. This may draw an investigation, but will not hamper the test if the act of candidate was genuine.
Candidates must not leave the webcam’s frame for the entire duration of the test. Leaving the seat for any purpose will also be counted as a misconduct.
The computer should be used only for the purpose of LSAT India examination. Any attempt to run a software in the background will be a gross misconduct.
Any attempt to access or keep any prohibited materials will be counted as misconduct.
The LSAT India test must not be recorded by any means. Doing this will lead to disqualification of the candidate. The test material cannot be copied anywhere. Also, after the test the candidates must not share the test information on the internet or any other platform.
The computer and other items should be used only for testing purposes, Connecting or disconnecting any external storage devices will be subject to violation of the code of conduct.
What happens after misconduct?
Any kind of misconduct in test duration will draw an investigation from exam authorities. If the misconduct were found to be genuine and intentional, the LSAT India exam of such candidates will be cancelled. The LSAT India scores will also be rejected.
Candidates are advised to be aware of all LSAT India exam day guidelines. Since the exam is being proctored remotely, any kind of mistake or ignorance will also be considered as a misconduct.
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - LSAT India 2020 exam day guidelines - Online Remote Proctored Exam
Question: When will the LSAT India 2020 be conducted?
LSAT India 2020 will be conducted from JUly 19-July 22 in multiple slots. An additional test date - July 26 is also added for conducting LSAT India.
Question: Is there the variable section in LSAT India?
No, the variable section was added this year, but now it has been removed from the present test scheme.
Question: I am a Punjabi, can I wear a turban during the test as it is attached with my religious traditions.
Yes, wearing religious headgear is not prohibited, so you can easily wear a turban. However, your face must be clearly visible on the webcam.
Question: Can I give the LSAT India exam on Internet Explorer or Mac platform?
No, both IE and Mac platforms are not supportable for appearing in the exam. You should check the list of operating systems in the article that are allowed in LSAT India.
Question: What should I do if someone enters my testing room mistakenly?
Shout loudly and ask the person to leave the room immediately. Ideally, you should inform all your family members and friends about the exam and ask them not to disturb during the exam.
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is the percentile calculated separately for 5 year and 3 year llb?
Hello Aspirant ,
Yes , The percentage calculated separately for 5 years and 3 years of LLB . 3 years LLB is an undergraduate program in LAW . Students can pursue this course only after they have successfully completed their graduation but that does not make it a postgraduate degree. 5 years LLB is an integrated program.
what are options if I am looking for LLM after MBA
After any graduation you can to do an MBA or LLB, but you can do your LLM only after your LLB, which is your basic degree in law. From your question we can infer that you already have an LLB degree and would like to pursue your LLM after your MBA.
One primary advantage you may develop after your MBA is to understand which stream of business law your would like to pursue in LLM or position yourself as the legal person within a company, who also understand how a company functions or need to function based on your study of MBA and the application of Law within the framework of the organization and protecting the organization from all legal issues.
which are best colleges in LSAT India for BBA LLB?
Following are some of the best colleges that take admission through LSAT for BBA LLB. These colleges provide quality education and have high ratings.
Alliance School of Law
Auro University School of Law
Azim Premji University
Institute of Law
College of Legal Studies
JSS Law College
KLE Society's Law College
MATS Law School
NCU Law School
VIT Law School
what is the average score of lsat india for getting admisson in o.p jindal college
Hello student cut off vary every year on various factors like the level of question in the entrance examination and total number of applicants in that examination, its difficult to predict exact score but as per previous year records 80 percentile or more than 80 percentile for 5 year law program at jindal law school.
Feel free to comment if you have any doubt
Does LSAT India have negative marking?
No. A very important point to remember is that there is no negative marking. So, once you reach the end of the section if you haven't answered every question or attempted every question then absolutely go back and answer. You have roughly twenty percent chance of getting it right just by guessing so please save 30 seconds to a minute at the end to go back and make sure that you have an answer entered for every single question.
Dr. Jason Dickenson
Director, India Testing- Law School Admission Council (LSAC)