LSAT India 2020: The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) India has now moved online to enable candidates to take the test from the convenience of their home. From a paper to pen test, the step has been taken in ensuring social distancing due to ongoing coronavirus pandemic all over the world. The Law Entrance Exam LSAT India 2020 will be conducted from June 14 using an online test delivery system while the registration has been extended to May 22.
This is for the first time, US-based LSAC (Law School Admission Council) has decided to administer the LSAT-India 2020 entrance examination online due to the Covid-19 pandemic,” the LSAC said in an official statement. O.P Jindal University conducts its entrance examination through LSAT in India.
AI (Artificial Intelligence) -enabled remote-proctors will monitor the candidates. This includes a recording of the candidates’ exam for review to protecting the integrity of the exam process. The link will be shared with the registered aspirants.
Aspirants will continue to register for the LSAT-India by visiting discoverlaw.in/register-for-the-test.
LSAC’s President and CEO Kellye Testy has said in a statement that the worldwide pandemic COVID-19 has clearly impacted on how we live and on how business is conducted around the world. This is also affecting the academic pursuits of millions of students everywhere.
Testy further added that they have partnered with Pearson VUE (Virtual University Enterprises) that will offer students a technologically advanced entrance exam this year. The online test delivery system has technical features that ensure the convenience, transparency, and integrity of the testing process, without sacrificing security.
Pearson VUE (Virtual University Enterprises) one of the leading players in the market, it’s AI-enabled remote-proctored online solution has been made available in this format for the first time in more than 25 years of existence of the enterprise.
Raj Kumar, Vice-Chancellor of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU), appreciated the move and said that Law School Admission Test–India (LSAT-India) has given hope and aspiration by launching this examination in an online format.
Situated in Pennsylvania, USA, Law School Admission Council (LSAC) not for profit organization committed to promoting access, quality, and equity in law and education around the globe. The organization has 920 testing centres worldwide and administers 1,38,000 LSATs annually. Each year, LSAC helps more than 60,000 law school candidates in the admission process and data relied upon by more than 220-member law schools in Canada, the United States, and Australia.
Law School Admission Test (LSAT) – India is an entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate law (PG) courses. The examination is held once in a year. This is the only admission test for the flagship 5-year BBA/BA LLB Hons. programme of Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) for the last 11 years. Also, LSAT remains the key exam for admission to LLM, LLB, and BA (Hons.) in legal studies programmes.
About Jindal Global Law School (JGLS)
Jindal Global Law School, JGLS, is the first school of JGU (Jindal Global University) that has been ranked by QS World University Subject Rankings 2020 as Top 101-150 law schools globally. Also, the law school was ranked No. 1 in India and South Asia. The admission doors are open for the year 2020.
JGLS offers four major degree programmes in law and legal studies — 3-year LLB, 1-year LLM, 5-year BA/BBA LLB Hons., and the 3-year BA (Hons.) in Legal Studies programme.
Talking about JGU, Jindal Global University, has nine schools in the fields of law, business, international affairs, banking & finance, public policy, journalism, liberal arts & humanities, art & architecture and environment and sustainability.
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