LSAT Eligibility Criteria 2018
Updated on Apr 20, 2018 - 12:27 p.m. IST by Sherin Tressa

LSAT Eligibility Criteria 2018 - LSAC (Law School Admission Council) mentions the LSAT 2018 eligibility criteria. Candidates who wish to appear for LSAT must make sure that they meet the eligibility criteria of LSAT 2018 specified by the Law School. As per LSAC, candidates who are appearing for LSAT must have completed their Bachelor’s Degree in Law. LSAT is conducted four times a year in the months of February, June, September/October and December. Candidates who wish to pursue Law abroad must make sure to appear for LSAT. LSAT is a half-day standardized test administered at specific test centres around the world.


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LSAT Eligibility Criteria 2018: Important points to remember

  • The LSAT  2018 eligibility criteria states that a candidate who wishes to apply for the LLM programme must have completed or must be in the final year or going to attempt the final exam of their Bachelor’s degree (LLB)

  • Candidates can check the list given to see if the degree they are pursuing is accepted by LSAC.

  • The eligibility criteria for the participating law schools will be different. Candidates must make sure that they check the LSAT eligibility criteria 2018 mentioned by the particular institute.

  • Candidates must make sure that they fulfill the LSAT 2018 eligibility criteria.

  • LSAT 2018 can be attempted by only those candidates who wish to pursue Legal Studies Abroad.

  • There are no limitations in the number of times a candidate wished to appear for LSAT.

  • Candidates must also note that those who have served as an LSAT test centre staff member (test supervisor or testing staff) within the last 24 months are not eligible to appear for LSAT 2018.

LSAT Eligibility Criteria 2018: Acceptable Degrees

Given below is the list of Degrees as per the country which is accepted by LSAC.


LSAT 2018 Acceptable Degrees



LLB (Bachelor of Law)/ Bachelor of Law

Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Antigua, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gambia, Grenadines, Hong Kong, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya

North Korea, Kuwait, Lesotho, Libya, Myanmar, Nepal, Nevis, New Zealand, Nigeria

Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand

Tobago, Trinidad, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Licence en Droit/ Maitrise en Droit/ License D’etudes Juridiques/ Licenciatura en Derecho/ Licenciatura em Direito

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Bolivia, Central African Republic, Chile, Costa Rica, Congo

Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mauritania, Nicaragua, Portugal


Argentina, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela

Magister Iuris; Magister der Rechtswissenschaften/ Master in de rechten / master en droit; or licenciaat / licencié from prior system/ Maitrise en Droit/ Magistar prava or Diplomirani/a pravnik/pravnica from prior system/ Maitrise/ Maitrise en Sciences Juridiques/ Master en droit or Maitrise en droit from prior system

Austria, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Congo, Croatia, Czech Republic, Gabon, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mali, Reunion, Senegal

Slovak Republic


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