In terms of G.O.Ms. No.26, Higher Education (H.E.II) Department, dated 24-3-2004 and G.O.Ms. No.52, Higher Education (UE-II) Department, dated 20-6-2007 and their amendments, issued by the Government of Andhra Pradesh, the competent authority, Chairman, APSCHE has entrusted the job of conducting the entrance tests APLAWCET and APPGLCET for admission into first year of 5-year LL.B / 3-year LL.B and first year of Postgraduate Law courses LL.M / M.L respectively to Sri Krishna devaraya University, Ananthapuramu, Andhra Pradesh.

  • 3 Year/ 5 Year LL.B Courses (APLAWCET) Registration fee Rs.750/-
  • Post graduate Law courses LL.M (APPGLCET) Registration fee Rs.850/-
ActivityDate & Time
Notification of AP LAWCET & PGLCET – 202010-03-2020
Commencement of Submission of Online application forms11-03-2020
Last date for submission of online applications without late fee10-04-2020
Last date for submission of online applications with late fee of Rs. 500/-19-04-2020
Last Date for Submission of Application with a Late fee of Rs.1000/-28-04-2020
Last Date for Submission of Application with a Late fee of Rs.2000/-30-04-2020
Correction of online application data already submitted by the candidate20-04-2020 to 21-04-2020
Downloading of Hall-tickets from the website http://www.sche.ap.gov.in/lawcet03-05-2020 onwards
Date of AP LAWCET & PGLCET – 2020 Examination08-05-2020
Time of Examination11-00 am to 12-30 pm


3 year LL.B Course:

The Candidates for 3 year LL.B. should have passed any Graduate Degree (10+2+3 pattern) of a recognized University with 45% of aggregate marks or any other examination recognized as equivalent by the Universities concerned. If any candidate secured less than 45% in graduation he should have passed any additional graduate or postgraduate degree with 45% aggregate marks

5 Year LL.B. Course:

The Candidates for 5 year LL.B. should have passed two year Intermediate Examination (10+2 pattern) with 45% of aggregate marks or any other examination recognized as equivalent by the University concerned or the Board of Intermediate Education, A.P.

Note: There is a relaxation of 5% of marks in the above qualifying examinations for 3 year / 5 year Law course in favour of the candidates belonging to SC / ST and relaxation of 3% of marks for candidates belonging to other backward classes.

2 Year LL.M. Course:

Candidates holding LL.B./B.L. degree on the date of application and candidates who have appeared/appearing for LL.B./B.L. Final year examination are also eligible. A candidate appearing for LLB/BL degree examinations may take the AP PGLCET in anticipation of results. However the candidate shall have passed the qualifying examination with 50% marks in aggregate (for OC) and 45% marks in aggregate (for BC/SC/ST) at the time of counseling.

For OC CandidatesDegree/PG with minimum 45% marksIntermediate with minimum 45% marksB.L./LLB degree with minimum 50% marks
For BC CandidatesDegree/PG with minimum 42% marksIntermediate with minimum 42% marksB.L./LLB degree with minimum 45% marks
For SC/ST CandidatesDegree/PG with minimum 40% marksIntermediate with minimum 40% MarksB.L./LLB degree with minimum 45% marks


1) Mere appearance in AP LAWCET / AP PGLCET will not give any right of admission. The candidate shall satisfy all the eligibility criteria and should satisfy rules governing admission as are applicable at the time of admission.

2.) The applicants who have obtained 10+2 or graduation / post graduation through single sitting system directly without having any basic qualification for prosecuting such studies are not eligible for admission into the law courses.

3) Age on admission into law courses is subject to the rule position in vogue at the time of admission.

4) Nationality and Domicile: The candidate should be an Indian National and should satisfy Local / non-local s t a t u s requirement as laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions) Order, 1974 and the amendments made thereto from time to time.

Centers of Entrance Test (APLAWCET/APPGLCET):


However, Convener reserves the right to allot candidates to any other center(s) in unavoidable circumstances.

Medium of Entrance Test: The APLAWCET will be conducted in English and Telugu versions and APPGLCET question paper will be in English only.

Test Paper Information:


The Test is designed to evaluate the candidate’s General Knowledge, Mental ability, current affairs and aptitude to pursue the study of Law. The Test consists of three parts. Total number of questions will be 120 and the duration of test is 90 minutes. Maximum marks are 120.

Part – A: Consists of 30 questions carrying 30 marks: General Knowledge and Mental Ability

Part – B: Consists of 30 questions carrying 30 marks: Current Affairs Part – C: Consists of 60 questions carrying 60 marks: Aptitude for the Study of Law. In the questions in

Part – C: Aptitude for the study of Law, elementary knowledge of the basic principles of the Law and Constitution of India on the part of the Student is assumed

For 5 year Law Course, the standard expected is of Intermediate level and for 3 year Law Course, the standard expected is of Degree Level.


A Single entrance test is conducted for all the courses of LL.M. It is of 90 minutes duration and consists of 120 questions of 1 mark each. Part-A consists of 40 questions (Jurisprudence 20, Constitutional Law 20; Total 40 questions of 1 mark each); and Part -B consists of 80 questions (public International Law 16,Mercantile Law 16, Labour Law 16, Crimes and Torts 16, and IPR & Other Laws 16).. The Questions will be objective type including multiple choices questions, matching items. Each Question contains four alternative answers and candidates have to pick up the correct answer from among the choices given.

Qualifying marks in AP LAWCET-2020:

The qualifying percentage of marks in the Entrance Test is 35% (i.e. 42 marks out of total 120 marks). There will be no minimum qualifying marks for S.Cs & S.Ts for ranking.

Qualifying marks in AP PGLCET-2020:

The qualifying percentage of marks in the Entrance Test is 25%. (i.e. 30 marks out of total 120 marks). There will be no qualifying marks for S.Cs & S.Ts for ranking.

AP LAWCET-2020 Results:

a. Evaluation: Every care will be taken to avoid errors in evaluation, checking, scrutiny, tabulation and ranking. Hence, request for retotalling or revaluation or personal identification of scripts will not be entertained.

b. Ranking: The Candidates will be ranked in the order of merit based on the marks obtained in the AP LAWCET-2020 / AP PGLCET-2020. In case of tie the relative rank will be decided as mentioned below:

i) By considering the marks secured in Part-C of AP LAWCET and if the tie still persists marks obtained in Part-B in AP LAWCET shall be taken into consideration.

ii) If the tie still persists they may be bracketed together for the purpose of ranking and seniority in age may be considered at the time of admission.

c. Rank obtained in AP LAWCET-2020 is valid for admission into 3 year / 5 year Law Courses, as the case may be, for the academic year 2020-2021 only.

AP PGLCET-2020 Results:

a) Evaluation: Every care will be taken to avoid errors in evaluation, checking, scrutiny, tabulation and ranking.

b) Ranking: The Candidates will be ranked as per the total marks obtained in the Entrance Test. If there is a tie in total marks, the marks obtained in Part-A of Entrance Test will be considered for awarding the rank. If the tie persists they may be bracketed together for the purpose of ranking and seniority in age may be considered at the time of admission.

d. The Candidates are advised to download the Rank Card from the web site https://sche.sp.gov.in/lawcet after one week of the publication of results. In case of the any difficulty in downloading the Rank Card the candidates are advised to contact the Convener’s office.


The candidates should be thorough in jurisprudence, constitutional law, Public International law, mercantile law, labour laws, crimes and torts, IPR & other laws. However concentration should be on the following. Part-A: 40 Questions ….. 40 marks

I) JURISPRUDENCE: 20Questions …20 marks Schools of Jurisprudence – Sources of Law, Custom Precedent and Legislation, Rights and duties – Ownership and Possession, Persons, Obligation, Property, Liability, Legal Sanctions.

II) CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: 20Questions …20 marks Nature of the constitution: Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy, Executive, Judiciary and Legislature, Center-State Relations, Emergency provisions, Amendments to the constitution. Part-B: 80 Questions ….. 80 marks

III) PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW: 16Questions … 16 marks International Law and Municipal Law, Subjects, State Territory, Air, Sea and outer space, Nationality and Statelessness, Extradition, Asylum, State Jurisdiction, United Nations.

IV) MERCANTILE LAW: 16Questions … 16 marks General Principles of Contract (Sections. 1-75, Indian Contract Act-1872).

V) LABOUR LAW: 16Questions … 16 marks Trade Union Act 1926. Industrial Disputes Act 1947.

VI) CRIMES and TORTS: CRIMES: 16Questions … 16 marks

  • Indian Penal Code -General Principles & General Exceptions. TORTS: General principles of Tort, , Defences, Joint liability,
  • State liability for torts; Consumer Protection Act,1986

VII) IPR & OTHER LAWS: 16Questions … 16 marks

Copy right Act, 1957; Patents Act, 2005; Environmental Protection Act, 1986; Human Rights,The Protection of Human Rights

Act, 1993, Salient features of Information Technology Act, 2000 and Right to Information Act 2005


1. The Convener or/and the Common Entrance Test Committee reserve the right to reject the application of a candidate at any stage, if.a) the application is incomplete. b) the candidate fails to satisfy the prescribed eligibility conditions. c) false or incorrect information is furnished.

2. Candidate shall with utmost precaution choose the appropriate test 3-year / 5-year / LLM based on his qualification. Convener, APLAWCET-2019 is not responsible for wrong selection of the entrance test paper to be attempted.

3. Any change whatsoever, including that of caste/community status or category, shall not be permitted to be made in the filled in application once it is submitted to the Convener. No correspondence will be entertained in this regard

4. The Convener is not responsible for the non – submission of application by the notified date and time for any reason whatsoever.

5. The Candidate should preserve the hall ticket to produce it at the time of test and later at the time of entry into the course.

6. Applicants should download hall tickets from website https://sche.ap.gov.in/lawcet only.

7. The appearance at AP LAWCET – 2020 does not entitle any candidate to be considered for entry into the course automatically.

8 The rank obtained with the benefit of relaxation of minimum qualifying marks at the APLAWCET-2020 by any candidate, claiming to belong to SC/ST category, will be cancelled in case the claim is found to be invalid later or at any point of time.

9. The selection of candidates and allotment to colleges will be on the basis of rank obtained at the Common Entrance Test and other conditions laid down.

10. Candidate will not be permitted into the exam hall after the scheduled time on the date of entrance test.

11. In any litigation, the party to be impleaded shall be the Convener of the APLAWCET2020 only and this shall be subject to the jurisdiction of High Court of A.P.

12. Candidates are advised to practise the mock tests placed in the website and familiarize with the mode of attempting the online test.

1. For any queries related to AP LAWCET 2020 you may send an e-mail to lawcet.convener2020@gmail.com

2. For any corrections related to Category-1 and Category-2 in the Filled in Online Application Form, the candidates have to STRICTLY follow the procedure as given below:



Items that CANNOT be CHANGED by the Candidate, but written request can be made to the CONVENER,APLAWCET2020 through e-mail with valid scanned documents to lawcet.convener2020@gmail.com. While sending the request for corrections, the candidates have to clearly mention Payment ID, Qualifying Exam HT Number (Diploma/Degree), Mobile Number, Date of Birth and SSC HT Number.

AP LAWCET 2020 Branch changeQualifying Examination Hall Ticket (Diploma/Degree)
Name of the CandidateSSC Mark Memo
Father’s NameSSC Mark Memo
Date of Birth (as per SSC or Equivalent)SSC Mark Memo
SignatureScanned Signature
PhotographCorrect Photograph in required jpeg format
Qualifying Hall Ticket Number (Diploma/Degree)Scanned Copy of Qualifying Examination Hall Ticket (Diploma/Degree)


Items that canbe CHANGED by the Candidate during the permitted period (20.04.2020 to 21.04.2020)

Qualifying ExaminationLocal Area Status
Qualifying Exam Year of Appearing / PassingNon Minority / Minority
Medium of Instruction in Qualifying ExamAnnual Income of the Parents
Mother’ s NameSSC Hall Ticket Number
Birth State, Birth DistrictGender
CommunityAddress for Correspondence
Mobile NumberE-mail id
Special CategoryAadhaar Card details


1) Corrections related to CATEGORY-1 items will be done at CONVENER, AP LAWCET-2020 Office, subject to thorough Verification of the Valid Documents and Approval bythe Committee.

2) Corrections related to CATEGORY-2 in the Filled in Online Application Form should be done by the candidateduringthepermittedperiod(20.04.2020 to 21.04.2020)only.Thesecorrectionswillnotbe entertained in any form at Test Centers or CONVENER, AP LAWCET-2020 office.

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