LSAT Test Dates

By | August 7, 2020

The Law School Admission Test (short for LSAT) is a standardized test required for admission to the United States law schools, and some Canadian and Australian legal institutions. The test uses three types of questions to measure candidates’ critical reading, verbal reasoning and analytical thinking skills.

LSAT Test Dates

LSAT Test Dates 2020-2021

If you plan to attend law school that requires you to submit LSAT results, it is important for you to know the LSAT test dates of 2020 and 2021. The following table shows exam dates in near future. In general, you will receive LSAT score report one month after you take the exam.

Locations Test Dates
United States and Canada Sunday, June 14, 2020Saturday, July 11, 2020

Saturday, August 29, 2020

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean, South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East Saturday, July 11, 2020Saturday, October 10, 2020

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Australia and New Zealand, Asia and South Pacific Islands Saturday, July 11, 2020Sunday, October 4, 2020

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Sunday, April 11, 2021

LSAT Structure

LSAT has four sections that are scored. Each section is 35 minutes long and consists of multiple choice questions.

  • Two sections of Logical Reasoning test candidates’ ability to analyze and evaluate arguments. In this part of the test it is necessary to determine the degree of strength of these arguments. In addition, it is also necessary to understand precisely the reasons that validate them or not.
  • The Analytical Reasoning section evaluates basic logic skills. Some of the questions require matching skills and others require sequencing. In addition, some questions test these two capabilities at the same time.
  • The Reading Comprehension section presents academic passages. The goal is to assess the ability to identify key ideas and details and make inferences.

When preparing for LSAT, the student needs to focus his energies on improving his reasoning and reading skills, reinforcing his knowledge of the facts. It is also necessary to focus on developing or improving skills in critical reading, verbal reasoning and analytical thinking.

There is also a fifth section. This part of the test is called the Experimental Section. However, unlike the others, it is not considered in the final score of the test. It is used to test new items for future use on the LSAT itself and can appear anywhere on the exam.

Finally, the test also includes the “Writing Sample”, which is a textual sample that assesses the student’s ability to place two positions in counterpoint. The idea here is to defend one of them at the expense of the other. This section is not classified. However, the material generated is sent to law schools and can help in the selection process.