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Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test 2019 Notification, Application, Dates

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AP LAWCET 2019 and AP PGLCET 2019 Notification

Andhra Pradesh AP LAWCET and PGLCET 2019 Notification - AP PG LAW Common Entrance Test (AP PGLCET-2019) will be conducted by the convener, Department of Law, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapuramu on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education for admission into 3-year/5-year LLB /LLM Regular Courses within the colleges of Law in Andhra Pradesh for the academic year 2019


Important Dates for AP LAWCET and PGLCET 2019

  • Date of Commencement of submission of online application Forms: 16th March 2019
  • Last Date for Submission of Applications without Late Fee: 24th April 2019
  • Last Date for Submission of Application with a Late Fee of Rs.500/-: 29th April 2019
  • Date of AP LAWCET & PGLCET-2019 Exam: 06th May 2019
  • Time of Examination: 02:30 PM to 04:00 PM


Program Details
AP LAWCET-2019 for admission into 3 years and 5 years LLB Courses and AP PGLCET-2019 for admission into LLM Courses offered by State Universities in A.P. including their affiliated colleges for the academic year 2019 will be conducted by Computer Based Test on 06th May 2019 by Sri Krishnavedaraya University, Anantapuramu

LLM Courses are offered as full-time regular courses in the University Colleges, constituent/PG Colleges of the University and Private Law Colleges affiliated to the Universities.


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Andhra Pradesh Courses Offered

  • LLB 3 year Degree Course; LLB; LLB (Hon); LLB (B.A LLB) 5 year Degree Course; BA LLB; BA LLB (Honors); BBA LLB; B.Com LLB;


  • LLM; LLM (Post Graduation Course); Commercial Law/Business Law; Constitutional Law & Legal Order/ Constitutional & Administrative Law/; Constitutional Law; Criminal Law /Law of Crimes; Corporate and Security Laws; Labour Law/Labour, Capital and Law


Eligibility Criteria for AP LAWCET and PGLCET 2019

For AP LAW CET-2019

  • For 3-year LLB Course: The Candidates for 3-year LLB 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 graduation or post graduation with 45%
  • For 5 Year LLB Course: The Candidates for 5-year LLB 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, AP
  • Nationality: The candidate should be an Indian National and should satisfy local/unreserved status requirement


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

Age Limit

  • The maximum age limit for a candidate seeking admission into the 3 year and 5 year LLB course shall be 30 years (relaxable by 5 years in case of SC/ST) and 20 years (relaxable by 2 years in case of SC/ST) respectively as on 31st Dec. 2019

For AP PGLCET-2019

  • 2-year LLM Course: Candidates holding LLB/BL degree on the date of application and candidates who have appeared/appearing for LLB/BL Final year examination are also eligible.A candidate appearing for LLB/BL degree examinations may take the APPGLCET in anticipation of results; however, he should pass at the time of counselling
  • Nationality: The candidate should be an Indian National and should satisfy Local/Unreserved status requirement as laid down in the AP Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions) Order, 1974 and the amendments made there to from time to time


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AP Law Entrance Exam Pattern (Scheme Papers)
Stream/Entrance Exam: Stream field options are populated automatically from the data the candidate has chosen or furnished at the time of payment of Registration fee

  • PGLCET (admission into LLM)
  • LAWCET (admission into 5-year LLB)
  • LAWCET (admission into 3-year LLB)

Test Centre Preference
The APLAWCET/APPGLCET will be conducted in Anantapuramu, Chittoor, Tirupathi, Kadapa, Kurnool, Nandyal, Nellore, Ongole, Guntur, Vijayawada, Bhimavaram, Kakinada, Rajamahendravaram, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, and Srikakulam

  • Candidates are given option to choose two preferences of centres of their choice from the above list
  • If the total number of candidates in any centre is less than 100, the Convener reserves the right to cancel the centre and in such case the candidates will be allotted to the other nearest centre

Medium of Entrance Test

  • The question paper will be set both in English and Telugu. The test is designed to evaluate the candidate’s ability 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)
  • 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. There is no negative mark for incorrect answer
  • The qualifying percentage of marks in the entrance test is 35% (42 marks out of total 120 marks)
  • There will be no minimum qualifying marks for SC/ST for ranking. Each Question contains four alternative answers numbered as 1, 2, 3 and 4. Candidates have to exercise their choice in answering the question (See Annexure-I)
  • The candidate will not be allowed into the examination hall after 10.00 am i.e. after the commencement of exam
  • The question paper booklet given to the candidate shall consist of 120 multiple choice type questions in three different parts with four responses given to each question out of which only one response is correct
  • Candidates shall mark the correct answer in the OMR response sheet by shading or darkening the appropriate circle with Ball Point Pen (Blue or Black) for this purpose
  • There is no negative mark for incorrect answers
  • Hall tickets & Rank Cards: Applicants are invited to download the AP LAWCET hall tickets and rank cards from the website www.aplawcet.org; any tampering of hall ticket is found will leads to disqualification of the candidates


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Hall Ticket
The Candidates are advised to download the Hall tickets from the website www.aplawcet.org one week before the Test.
Qualifying Marks in APPGLCET-2019:

  • The qualifying percentage of marks in the Entrance Test is 25%; there will be no qualifying marks for SCs & STs for ranking
  • Rank obtained in AP PGLCET-2019 is valid for admission into LLM Courses, as the case may be, for the academic year 2019 only
  • Rank Card will not be sent by post; the candidates are advised to download the Rank Card from the web site www.aplawcet.org ; in case of any difficulty in downloading Rank Card, the candidates are advised to contact the Convener’s office

Results AP PGLCET-2019

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


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AP LAWCET and PGLCET 2019 Application Process

  • Submission of applications is through online mode only. Submission of Applications is permitted through online mode only; fee payment through AP Online/Payment Gateway (Credit card/Debit card/Net Banking)

Payment Procedure

  1. AP Online:
  • Visit any of the AP Online Centers with the following mandatory details: Hall ticket number of the qualifying examination; name of the candidate name of father; date of birth of the Candidate; hall ticket number of SSC (10th Class) and mobile number
  • Pay the requisite fee and obtain a receipt for Registration fee paid and ensure that it contains a Transaction Id; logon towww.aplawcet.org using the Transaction Id
  • Debit/Credit Card
  • If you choose to make payment using Debit/Credit card/Net Banking mode, go through the Instruction booklet/User Guide carefully and be ready with all the required mandatory details
  • After entering the details above, click on the "Make Payment" Button and proceed to fill the online application form
  • During the payment process don't click the Back/Refresh buttons or don't close the browser page abruptly
  • Registration Fees
  • For 3 Year/ 5 Year LLB Courses (APLAWCET) Registration Fee Rs.750/-
  • For Post Graduate Law Courses LLM (APPGLCET) Registration Fee Rs.850/-
  • After successful payment through Debit/Credit Card, a "Transaction Id" is generated and displayed on the screen; then proceed to fill the online application by clicking the button "Proceed to fill
  • In case of any difficulty, the candidates may contact the office of the APLAWCET-2019 or APPGLCET-2019 (Phone No. 08554-255055) for information
  • Candidates may apply online and log on www.sche.ap.gov.in/lawcet for further information; the admission into law courses will be as per rules in vogue at the time of admission

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