6. About the Day of the LSAT─India
What is the procedure for taking up Online LSAT—India?
After the Registration end date, a candidate’s allotted session (date and time) will be communicated to the candidate. A few days before the test, candidates will be required to do a system verification to ensure 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 24 hours before the allotted test slot.
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. 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 are not permitted to have anything with them during the online test except for your ID, two blank pieces of paper, and a (non-mechanical) pencil. You may have a bottle of water (transparent) and an analogue wristwatch on you. However, no pens, electronic devices, digital watches, calculators, study material, cameras or recording devices, headphones, PDA etc. should be anywhere near the area where you are taking the test.
What kind of identification do I need to take the online LSAT—India?
You will be required to display any government issued ID to the proctor when prompted on screen. 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.
If you do not have any of the above IDs, you will be admitted upon presentation of ANY TWO of the following, in original:
- Tenth pass certificate/mark sheet that has date of birth on it.
- Photo Identity (Issued by School, College or University)
- Original admit card issued by University/Board for standard twelfth (XII) examination with affixed photograph.
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.
- Have any electronic device in the vicinity of testing area.
- Communicate with anyone other than your proctor.
- Speak aloud.
- Allow your face to leave the webcam’s view.
- Leave your seat.
- Attempt to run any software application besides the test application.
- Access any prohibited materials.
- Attempt to copy the test material text or record the screen.
- Connect or disconnect any external storage devices.
After the test you may not:
- Share details of the test in any form, oral or written, which includes sharing content on the internet or through any means or media.
- Attempt to copy or save any test material on your computer.
What electronic devices are prohibited?
The following devices cannot be in your vicinity or the room in which 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 audio and video 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 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.
What if I need headphones, earplugs, or earbuds to take the test?
Unless a specified accommodation has been granted, candidates cannot wear headphones, earplugs, earbuds, or anything similar.
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?
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 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.