LSAT India Exam Pattern 2020 - The exam conducting body, Pearson VUE has released the exam pattern of LSAT India 2020 with some major changes. As per LSAT India 2020 exam pattern, the exam will be a standardized test that will be conducted in pencil-and-paper or offline mode. The paper will comprise of five sections - one on analytical reasoning, two on logical reasoning, one on reading comprehension and one will be the newly added variable section. The number of questions has been increased from last year's 90-100 to 115. All questions will be of multiple choice type. The LSAT India applicant by consulting the exam pattern will not only know how to prepare, but also what to prepare for. A national-level exam, LSAT India is conducted for admission to various law courses like BA LLB, BBA LLB, 3-year LLB, and LLM. Go through the rest of the article to learn the full details of LSAT India exam pattern 2020.
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LSAT Exam Pattern 2020 - Major Highlights



Mode of exam

Pencil-and-paper based (offline)

Candidates will be provided scannable answer sheets, where responses have to be recorded.

Duration of the exam

2 hours 55 minutes

Number of questions



There will be five (5) sections. These include:

  1. One section on Analytical Reasoning

  2. Logical Reasoning - 1

  3. Logical Reasoning - 2

  4. Reading Comprehension

  5. Variable section (Newly added)

Candidates will get 35 minutes to complete each section.

Section-wise number of questions

Each section will have around 22 - 24 questions

Question format

Multiple-choice type.

Some of the questions will have four answer options, while the rest will have five answer options.

Every question will have only one correct answer.

Marking scheme

There is no negative marking

Scoring pattern

Test scores will be provided as scaled score between 420 and 480, a score band, along with percentile rank.

LSAT India 2020 Exam pattern: Section-wise questions and time allotment


Number of questions

Time allotted

Analytical Reasoning


35 minutes

1st Logical Reasoning


35 minutes

2nd Logical Reasoning


35 minutes

Reading Comprehension


35 minutes


35 minutes

Total: 4

Total: 115

Total: 2 hours 55 minutes


Other important tidbits about LSAT India exam pattern 2020

  • Candidates will be given strictly 35 minutes to complete a section. Invigilators in the exam hall will use countdown timers to keep track of time, and also warn candidates 5-minutes before calling time on a section. Once the 35-minutes are over, the candidate will have to stop answering that particular section and move to the next section.

  • Further, the candidate will be allowed to answer only that section which is currently being timed. What this also means is the candidate cannot attempt multiple sections simultaneously.

  • There will be no meaningful break between sections, which means the sections will have to be completed in one-go.

  • If the candidate has completed all the sections, but has still some time left, still the candidate cannot go back to a previous section to answer unattempted questions.

  • Scannable answer sheet: Considering the test paper will be scanned by a machine, the candidate must be careful to properly mark a question, or else it may be evaluated incorrectly by the scanner.

LSAT India application form 2020

Exam officials has extended last date to fill LSAT 2020 application from till May 1. Applicants must note that there is no LSAT India-specific eligibility criteria; instead the candidate needs to meet the eligibility criteria prescribed by the participating institute he or she is applying for admission to. As part of the LSAT 2020 application filling process, the candidate needs to get registered, fill in academic, personal and academic details, upload scanned documents, and pay the exam fee. Such candidates who successfully complete the application process will be issued LSAT India 2020 admit cards.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - LSAT India Exam Pattern 2020

Question: What are the different sections included in LSAT India 2020?


As per the latest exam pattern of LSAT India 2020, the question paper will have 5 sections: one section each on Analytical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension, and two sections on Logical Reasoning and one will be a variable section.

Question: Can I answer more than one section at the same time?


No, the candidate will be able to answer questions for only that section which is currently timed. The candidate can move to the next section once the allotted 35-minute is over.  

Question: How will my marks evaluated in LSAT India 2020?


Candidates will be given scannable answer sheets where responses have to be entered. These sheets in turn will be evaluated using a scanner.  

Question: What is the benefit of consulting LSAT India exam pattern 2020?


The LSAT India exam pattern 2020 has been updated, candidates. By consulting LSAT India exam pattern candidates will get to know about the exam mode, question types, marks distribution etc. For example, the candidate may focus on MCQs questions rather than wasting time preparing for subjective questions.

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is lsat india postponed due to corona virus?

Manish Singh 2nd Apr, 2020

Yes the LSAT india exam has been postponed. The LSAT india exam which was supposed to be held on 1st May 2020 is now being postponed to 17th May 2020. The reason behind this is not being corona virus but to avoid a clash between the board exam and the test date


whats the application fee for this exam?

Smrity 27th Mar, 2020


The application fee for LSAT India is 3800 + GST and it can be paid only through online mode via debit card or credit card or Internet Banking.

For more details about the exam and its application, you can visit the link below:

I hope this helps.

All the best!


42 % in 12 can i give this exam

Indrajit Gupta 9th Feb, 2020

Hello pradyumn,

No, you are not eligible for LSAT exam if you belongs to general. The minimum percentage is 45. But If you belongs to reserved category then there is some relaxation in marks.

For more details about LSAT India:-

I hope this helpful for you.

Best wishes!!


what is the price of SLAT application form?

Atharva pandit 3rd Feb, 2020

Hi Hope you are doing great! Well symbiosis law admission test has released application form on Jan 22nd and it is till 16 April 2020. The application fee for SLAT Exam 2020 is Rs.1750 and candidate also needs to fill Rs.1000 more for the program selection. The total application fees are Rs.2750

you may refer to link below for further information


do lsat India score is accepted by foriegn University for ba llb

Rashi Shukla 23rd Dec, 2019

No, LSAT India exam as the name suggests, scores are only accepted by the Indian Universities of Law. It is an entrance test at national level. But if you are willing to study law in foreign you can apply for LSAT Abroad. As the scores of this exam is valid and accepted for the foreign university admissions.

Hope this helps..

All the best!!!
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