LSAC announces LSAT India Scholarship

Madhuwrita Nandi | 1st Apr, 2019 - 2:14 p.m. IST
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New Delhi, April 1: In an attempt to provide opportunities to law aspirants to study in one of the best law schools of India, the US-based LSAC, conducting body of LSAT India, has announced the LSAT India Law Scholarship. This scholarship will be granted to LSAT India Scholars, who score highest reported score in LSAT India.

Kellye Testy, President and CEO of Law School Admission Council talking about the LSAT India scholarship says, “As part of our vision for promoting academic excellence and leadership skills in law students in India, I am pleased to announce the LSAT—India Law Scholarship. In commemoration of completing 10 years of administering the test in India, this scholarship demonstrates our continued commitment to nurturing and empowering law students to become world-class lawyers.”

Salient features of the scholarship are listed below:

  • Award a maximum of six lakhs to LSAT India scholar to fund his/her law education (inclusive of tuition and residence hall fee for the first year of the programme)
  • Unutilized portion of the aforementioned amount to be rolled over to the subsequent year
  • Continued benefits of this scholarship to cover the second year of tuition and residence hall fees if the scholar secures an overall score in the top 5% (cumulative of both the semesters) of the batch in the first year of the programme
  • Require the scholar to present during LSAT India events

LSAT India 2019 is scheduled to be held on June 2, 2019. The examination seeks to test a candidate’s logical, reasoning, and verbal aptitude. The examination will be held in offline mode and will consist of approximately 100 questions. The two hour twenty minute long examination consists of the following sections - Analytical Reasoning, 1st Logical Reasoning, 2nd Logical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension.

The LSAT India 2019 application process is ongoing. The last date to submit the application form is May 20, 2019.

About LSAT India

Law School Admission Test, also known as LSAT India, is conducted by Pearson VUE on behalf of the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) for admissions into the undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes. The LSAT India scores are accepted by over 50 law schools in India.

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