- Legal Education Eligibility Test
The Legal Education Eligibility Test (LEET) is an examination which will be administered by the
Korea Institute of Curriculum and Evaluation(KICE), intended to provide law schools in the Republic of Koreaan evaluation metric to measure reading and reasoning skills required for successful legal education. The exam is similar in goal and content with the Public Service Aptitude Test(PSAT) administered as a part of the Korean civil service exams. The Law School Admission Testof the United Statesserves as the model for the test. [ [http://english.moe.go.kr/main.jsp?idx=070101&brd_no=30&cp=1&pageSize=10&srchSel=&srchVal=&brd_mainno=519&mode=v Welcome to the Ministry of Education & Human Resources Development ] ]
KICE will administer the first LEET in 2008. KICE administers the LSAT once a year in August. The current bar exam will be in place for a few years.
The test currently has three 90-120 minute sections. Two are multiple choice sections and one section is a writing section.
The section contains several Korean reading passages and questions pertaining to the main idea and structure.
The section, like that of the LSAT contains questions that test the logical reasoning skills.
The format is not finalized yet.
Since the test is not yet administered, no preparation guide or course is available yet. The KICE is expected to release more information and sample exam later this year. No legal knowledge is required or tested in the LEET.
Not finalized yet.
On January 24 2008, the first model test will be held in Seoul. The model test is for research purpose and the score is not official. The first actual test will be held in August 2008.
Korean Bar Association
Korea Institute of Curriculum and Evaluation
* [http://www.leet.or.kr Official Website]
* [https://www.koreaherald.co.kr/SITE/data/html_dir/2007/07/05/200707050011.asp Korea to adopt U.S. style law schools in 2009]
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