The LSAT is the standardized achievement examination for law school admissions in the United States and is produced by LSAC, Inc. The LSAT test has historically consisted of 3 multiple choice types and an essay; the multiple choice section types are Reading Comprehension, Logical Reasoning, and Logic Games. The LSAT is required for admission to LSAC-member law schools, most Canadian law schools, and many non–ABA–approved law schools.
|Section||# Of Questions||Time Allowed||Details|
|LSAT Reading Comprehension||26-28||1 35 min section||4 Passages: Natural Science, Social Science, Humanities, Law (5-8 questions per passage)|
|LSAT Logical Reasoning||49-51||2 35 min sections||Assumption-based – Assumption, Strengthen, Weaken, Flaw (50%), Inference-based (20%), Method of Argument (5%), Parallel Reasoning (5%), Point of Contention (5%), All other types (15%)|
|LSAT Logic Games||22-24||1 35 min section||Sequencing, Matching, Grouping, Selection, Hybrid Games|
|LSAT Writing Sample||1 Essay||35 min||Choose-a-side Argument Prompt OR Argument Analysis Prompt|
|Total Time||3:30 - 4:00 hours|