What is the procedure for taking the online LSAT—India?
After the Registration end date , a candidate’s Test Appointment (date and time) will be communicated to the candidate. A few days before the test, candidates will be required to perform a system verification step to verify that they meet the system specifications for taking the online test. Additional communication regarding the process of taking the test will be made available to the candidates as their Test Appointment approaches.
Can I work at any time on any section of the test?
The sections will be timed (35 minutes) and you will not be able to access a section once the time for that section is over or you have navigated to the next section. However, you will be able to review your answers in that section during the allotted section time.
What am I allowed to have with me during the online LSAT—India?
Candidates must not have in their work space (desk or table or work surface and the area within arm’s reach of that space) at the time of their test, including during the check-in period, any articles such as mobile phones, cameras, headphones, earphones, smart watches, beepers, calculators, notes, notebooks, dictionaries, arms, etc. Only pencils, sharpeners, erasers, beverage in clear container, and two (2) single sheets of unmarked paper are permitted in Candidate’s workspace. All other articles are prohibited items and must be excluded from the Candidate’s workspace. Accessing a prohibited item at any time during the test will be grounds for cancelling Candidates score with no possibility of refund or retest.
What kind of identification do I need to take the online LSAT—India?
Near the end of the registration period you will be required to upload an electronic copy (photo, scan, etc.) of one of the IDs below on the registration site. The ID must be original and should not be expired with a recognisable photograph and signature. The first and last names on the ID must match the names entered when registering. The following are acceptable forms of ID:
- UIDAI / Aadhaar Card
- (Coloured or black/white E-Aadhaar Print is acceptable, but Aadhaar registration slip is NOT acceptable.)
- Election Card / Voter ID
- PAN Card
- Driver’s License
- SC/ ST Certificate with photograph
- Military ID / Government-issued Armed Forces Dependent ID containing photograph of the test-taker
- Employee ID containing photograph and signature.
Please note that the following are NOT acceptable as IDs:
- Photocopies (attested or otherwise)
- Notarised copies
- Learner's driving license
What behaviours are prohibited?
Adhering to the highest moral and ethical standards is essential for those in the legal profession.
Generally, during the test you may not:
- Use a mobile phone for any purpose
- Use or access a prohibited item
- Permit another person the ability to access the test content
- Modify the web camera’s view in any way except to permit a better view of your face
- Have any electronic device in the vicinity of testing area
- Communicate with anyone other than your proctor
- Speak aloud or appear to speak aloud
- Allow your face to leave the webcam’s view
- Leave your seat
- Attempt to run any software application besides the test application
- Attempt to copy the test material text or record the screen
- Connect or disconnect any external storage devices
- Attempt to take the test in a cyber café, library, or other public place
- Share details of the test in any form, oral or written, which includes sharing test content on the internet or through any means or media (either during or after the test)
- Attempt to copy or save any test material on your computer
What electronic devices are prohibited?
The following devices cannot be in work space when you are testing: mobile phones, timers of any kind, electronic cigarettes, fitness-tracking devices, digital watches, calculator watches, chronograph watches (digital or nondigital), beepers, pagers, personal digital assistants (PDAs), calculators, cameras, recording devices, listening devices, headsets, and iPods and other media players. Please note that tablets, laptops, and personal computers that are not being used to take the test are also prohibited. If your session is flagged for a violation during the test, your web camera data gathered during the test may be referred to for an investigation and any misconduct detected may lead to cancellation of your score.
Can I access any material on my computer or browse anything on the internet while I take the online LSAT—India?
You will not be able to access or use any other program on your system while taking the test. Attempts to do so will be grounds for cancellation of your score.
Where should I take the online test?
Choose a quiet, well-lit, and private work area where you can complete the test without interruption. Ensure that your workspace is clean and clear of all prohibited items. Your entire face must be clearly visible throughout the test. Once you begin testing, do not move out of view of the webcam or change working environments until the test is over.
Can I take the test in a cyber-café, library, or other public place?
No, you may not take the LSAT—India in any public space. Doing so will be grounds for cancellation of your score.
What if I need headphones, earphones , or earbuds to take the test?
Unless a specified accommodation has been granted, candidates cannot wear headphones or earphones, earbuds, or anything similar but may use earplugs for noise cancellation. These may be basic foam-style earplugs that are inserted into the ears and are easily available in the market.
What should I wear during my testing session?
Your testing session will be proctored live, and video of your session will later be reviewed by LSAC personnel. Please dress as you would if you were taking the test in person at a physical testing centre. Items that can obscure your face from the camera’s view, such as hats or hoods (with the exception of religious apparel), sunglasses, and headphones, may not be worn.
What happens if I lose my internet connection, or have other technical difficulties during the test ?
In most cases, the remote proctoring system will save your progress and pause the test while the technical issue is resolved, then restart the test and allow you to resume where you left off. You will not lose any test time. If your connection is interrupted during the test and you return after a gap of 30 minutes you will not be able to continue the test.
If you are unable to restore your connection within 30 minutes, your testing session will be terminated. You may be allowed to take the test again if you submit a request for a retest using the form that will be available on this website at that time, and if after investigation it is found that the interruption in the test was not due to any misconduct.
What if someone else enters the room while I am taking the test?
You must inform your family members and other people present at your home to not be present anywhere near the area where you are taking the test. If someone enters the area by mistake, ask them to leave immediately. Your testing session will be flagged for review, but you will not be penalised if it is concluded that no misconduct occurred.
I am a PWD (Person with Disability) candidate. How will the new test format accommodate my special needs and support requirement?
LSAC is committed to working with candidates with disabilities to see that their special needs are met under the circumstances. All candidates who have provided details of their disability during registration will be contacted to understand their support requirements for taking the test. If you have any disability that provides for additional time or other needs, LSAC will communicate directly with you to ensure the same is available to you for taking the online LSAT—India.