LSAT Exam Pattern


Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is organized by Law School Admission Council (LSAC) located in USA for the purpose of selecting eligible candidates for admission into Law Schools of Australia, America ad Canada. The test is conducted four times a year. The candidate can attempt this test any number of times in order to improve their scores. The only restriction specified for test repetition is that the candidate should not attend the test not more than three times in a two year period.

This test is focused on analyzing various skills of the candidate that is required for a field of law and to judge whether the candidate is eligible to choose a career in law. This exam provides a great opportunity for the aspirants to choose law as their career. An aspirant with a career in law has a great scope ahead. The details regarding the exam are described below.

Syllabus for LSAT Exam

The detailed syllabus of the exam is as follows.

Logical Reasoning

  • Verbal reasoning
  • Non verbal reasoning
  • Syllogism
  • Circular seating arrangement problems
  • Linear seating arrangement problems
  • Odd one out
  • Index problems
  • Direction problems
  • Symbols problems
  • Cause and effect
  • Adequacy problems
  • Series problems
  • Critical reasoning
  • Coding
  • Relationship problems

Analytical Reasoning

  • Algebra
  • Data Interpretation
  • BODMAS operations
  • Age Problems
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Average
  • Area and Volume
  • Data adequacy
  • Odd one out
  • Series problems
  • LCM and HCF
  • Graphs
  • Charts


  • Passages will be given and 5 to 8 questions related to that passage will be asked.


  • Letter writing
  • Precise writing
  • Essays on relevant topics

Question Pattern of LSAT Exam

The questions of this exam are of objective type with multiple choices. The exam comprises of 4 sections. The total time duration of the exam is 175 minutes. Each of the 5 sections will have separate time duration of 35minutes. There will be a break of 15 minutes after two sections.

The first two sections include questions from logical reasoning. This section is meant for judging the thinking ability and presence of mind of the candidate. The third section comprises of questions from analytical reasoning which is meant for analyzing the problem solving skills of the candidate. The last section includes questions related to reading comprehension. There will be a passage of 4 paragraphs and each paragraph has at least 500 words. This section is meant for checking the reading ability, understanding ability and also the reasoning skills of the candidate. There will be a writing section also included in the last section and it is only for qualifying purpose and no marks is allotted for that section. This section is solely aimed to analyze the language skills and creativity skills of the candidate.



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