LSAC Launches New Initiatives to Support Law School Enrollment Efforts in India
NEW DELHI, INDIA (8 January 2020) – The Law School Admission Council, USA (LSAC®), a not-for-profit organization devoted to promoting quality, access, and equity in law and education worldwide, today announced several new initiatives in India—including establishing its presence in India through its subsidiary LSAC Global India, the launch of a new website,education awareness events, and the next LSAT—India™ test date. These developments demonstrate LSAC’s continuing commitment to legal education in India, empowering law school aspirants across India and supporting them on their enrollment journeys.
At the end of 2019, LSAC Global India launched a new website (DiscoverLaw.in ) to give individuals seeking to study law in India a real-world idea of what it’s like to apply to law school, attend law school,and pursue a career in law. LSAC also announced that the next LSAT—India™ exam will be conducted on 1 May 2020, and applicants can register for the exam in one of 35 cities across India, by visiting DiscoverLaw.in/register-for-the-test. This year, students now have an opportunity to get more for less with the new bundled pricing options. Applicants can receive copies of both The Official LSAT—India™ Handbook andThe Official LSAT—India™ SuperPrep through the bundle pricing options.
Building on an established legacy of success in planning education awareness events across the U.S. and Canada, LSAC recently hosted the first Law College Forum, in New Delhi on December 5 and 6 (DiscoverLaw.in/forum ), organized by LSAC Global India. The Law College Forum, much like LSAC’s Law School Forums in the U.S. and Canada, is an open-house-style recruitment event that facilitates informal interactions between law schools and prospective students. This event was geared toward legal professionals, law aspirants, and current law graduates in India who are interested in pursuing law degrees domestically, as well as those seeking to pursue an LL.M degree in the U.S.
“LSAC’s mission in India mirrors our overarching, global goal of improving access to legal education and adding to the diversity of the legal profession,” said Kellye Y. Testy, president and CEO of LSAC. “We recognize that students in India, just like everywhere else, grapple with a host of questions while making decisions about whether or not to pursue a legal career, and we are committed to supporting them along every step of their prelaw journey. The launch of our new website marks the beginning of a new chapter in LSAC’s efforts to help build a stronger legal education and professional community in the world’s largest democracy.”
DiscoverLaw.in is also an excellent resource for information about the LSAT—India. Law aspirants can obtain LSAT—India prep materials, including some free copies of past LSAT—India exams. In addition, the site features information about law colleges that accept LSAT—India test scores.
LSAC has been working with the legal academy in India since 2009, when the organization developed the LSAT—India, a law school admission assessment designed specifically for the Indian legal education system. The LSAT—India is one of the leading entrance tests for undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes in India.LSAC’s recent India focused announcements strengthens its mission of administering high quality, candidate-friendly assessments to compliment the legal education in India and help build the legal talent pool.
LSAT—India™ is a standardized test adopted as an admission criterion by multiple law colleges across India. It measures skills that are considered essential for success in law school. LSAT—India is specially created for admission to law schools in India by the Law School Admission Council, USA (LSAC). LSAC has been helping law schools in various countries evaluate the critical thinking skills of their applicants for more than 70 years.