IIT-Kharagpur to accept LSAT scores

IIT-Kharagpur has decided to accept Law School Admission Test (LSAT) scores for admission to its 3 year LLB Programee in Intellectual Property Laws.

New Delhi: In a move which could open the
doors for aspiring law students from India and abroad to its
campus, IIT-Kharagpur has decided to accept Law School
Admission Test (LSAT) scores for admission to its 3 year LLB
Programee in Intellectual Property Laws.

LSAT-India is a standardised test designed for
admission to Indian law school by the Law School Admission
Council (LSAC), USA, which also administers the LSAT-global
used by leading law schools worldwide.

Disclosing the development, a senior faculty of the
IIT`s law school said, LSAT-India is administered by Pearson
VUE, the global leader in assessments and testing.
LSAT-India provides a standard measure of acquired
reading and analytical and logical reasoning skills that law
schools can use as one of several factors in assessing
applicants.

This is the first time that IIT Kharagpur has given
recognition to LSAT.

IIT Kharagpur`s Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual
Property Law (RGSOIPL) has been set up in collaboration with
the George Washington University Law School.

It has the unique distinction of being the only law
school in any IIT in India.

"Candidates from India and abroad with LSAT-India or
LSAT-global scores can apply for the programme," the faculty
said.

PTI

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