AP LAWCET / PGLCET 2019 – Application, Exam Date, Pattern, Syllabus

AP LAWCET 2019 Notification :

The AP LAWCET 2019 & PGLCET 2019 is a test conducted by the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education. In fact, on behalf of this council, the Sri Krishnadevaraya University located at Anantapuram conducts this test. As the name of this test denotes, this test is for admission of students to the UG and PG law courses in the state of Andhra Pradesh.


About Sri Krishnadevaraya University

The university started humble beginning as the Postgraduate Centre of Sri Venkateswara University. It happened in the academic year 1967-68. It gained the autonomy status in the year 1976. Again, in the year 1981, the institute was provided with the status of a university. Initially it was functioning as a unitary university. Again, in the year 1988, the institute gained the status of an affiliating university. At present, the university meets the higher education needs of Rayalaseema region in general and the district of Ananthapuramu in particular.


The APSCHE has permitted this university to conduct the AP LAWCET & PGLCET on their behalf. As the university has not yet published the notification for the test to be conducted in the year 2019, here are some tentative dates for candidates planning to apply for law course in Andhra Pradesh in 2019.

AP LAWCET & PGLCET 2019 Important Dates

ActivityTentative Date
Notification for AP LAWCET & PGLCETIn the first week of March 2019
Commencement of online applicationIn the second week of March 2019
Last Date for submission of applications online without a late fee.Around the 10th of April 2019
Correction of data in the online application already submittedAround the 8th to the 10th of April 2019.
Downloading hall tickets from the website of the councilMiddle of April 2019
Date of testAround the 20th of April 2019
Declaration of preliminary answer keyThree days after the test date
Last date to receive objections for the preliminary answer key.One day after the declaration of the preliminary answer key
Declaration of ResultsAfter the end of April 2019

AP LAWCET & PGLCET 2019 Notification

Candidates can expect the notification for AP LAWCET & PGLCET 2019 on the official website of the council in the last week of February or the first week of March 2019. So, candidates are recommended to continuously check the website.

AP LAWCET & PGLCET 2019 Eligibility

The eligibility requirement to be met by the applicants for the UG and PG law courses is as follows

For Three-year LLB

Candidates must have completed their degree or PG with at least 45% of marks. A Relaxation of 3% is applicable to BC Candidates and for SC/ST Candidates a relaxation of 5% on the required percentage of marks is applicable.

For Five-Year LLB

The applicants must have completed their intermediate with at least 45% of marks. Similar 3 and 5% relaxation is applicable for BC and SC/ST candidates respectively.


The applicants must have completed their B.L/LLB with at least 50% of marks. The same percentage is applicable for BC candidates, while SC/ST candidates get a relaxation of 5% on marks at the law degree level.

AP LAWCET & PGLCET Application Form 2019

Candidates will have to apply online from the official website of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education. They will find the application online on the website at https://sche.ap.gov.in/APSCHEHome.aspx. Here, they will find links for many state-level entrance examinations; they will have to click on the appropriate AP LAWCET & PGLCET 2019 link. They will be taken to a website that contains complete details about this test along with the application form for online submission.

Documents required for submission of the application online:

Candidates are recommended to keep the following documents ready before they begin the online application:

  • If the application fee for the test is paid by cash through an AP Online Centre, candidates should have the AP Online Transaction ID. They will get this ID from the receipt from the AP Online Centre.
  • If they decide to make the payment online, they should have credit/debit card details. Otherwise, they should have Net Banking user ID and password.
  • Mark sheets and/or Hall Ticket number of the degree/intermediate or class X.
  • Mark Sheets based on the eligibility requirement of three-year, five-year Law courses and LLM.
  • Date of Birth, State of Birth and District of Birth details. These details will be available in class X or its equivalent Mark Sheet.
  • Hall Ticket Number of SSC or equivalent examination. They can get this from the Class X or equivalent certificate.
  • Local Status details whether OU, SVU, AU or Non-local
  • Income of Parents as in the income statement issued by the MRO through MeeSeva
  • Study details that can be obtained from the study certificates from class 6 to 10+2/degree or diploma/PG course.
  • Category certificate or application number of caste certificate (applicable only for SC, ST and BC Candidates). This is nothing, but the Caste Certificate issued by the MRO’s competent authority through a MeeSeva.
  • Candidates belonging to the special category should produce the special category certificate issued by competent authority. The category includes CAP, Sports, PH, NCC, etc.
  • Aadhar Card Details
  • Ration Card Details
  • Passports Size Photograph: A good quality photograph in .JPG or .JPEG format with size not more than 50 KB.
  • Signature affixed using a black pen in a white paper should be scanned and saved in .JPG or .JPEG format with less than 30 KB size.

How To Fill Application?

Candidates will have to fill the application and the process encompasses four steps as follows:

Step 1: Fee payment is the first step and candidates have the option to make payment through different modes. The Registration fee for the candidates applying for UG course is Rs.750 and the PG course is Rs.850.

Step 2: The second step is to verify the payment status. Candidates are recommended to ensure the success of the payment transaction.

Step 3: The third steps is to fill out the application online. Candidates should have the payment details ready to proceed with the online application submission.

Step 4: The final step after submission of online application is to print the application form for future reference.

Exam Pattern

The question paper for the entrance test for UG Law course will have questions in English and Telugu. For those applying for PG course, the question paper will be in English only. The pattern for both courses will be as follows.


The test will have three parts with the total number of questions of 120. The test duration is 90 minutes with the maximum mark for the test being 120.

  • Part A- General Knowledge & Mental  Ability – 30 Questions and 30 Marks
  • Part B- Current Affairs – 30 Questions and 30 Marks
  • Part C- Aptitude to take up legal education and elementary knowledge of fundamental principles of law and Indian constitution – 60 Questions and 60 Marks


The duration of this test is 90 minutes and there will be 120 questions in this test with each question carrying one mark. Here is the split up.

  • Part A – 40 Questions with 20 questions each from Jurisprudence and Constitutional Law
  • Part B – 80 Questions divided as follows
    • IPR & Other laws – 16
    • Crimes & Torts – 16
    • Labour Law – 16
    • Mercantile Law – 16
    • Public International Law – 16

The questions will be in multiple choice formats. There will be four alternative answers and candidates have to choose one correct answer for each question.

Selection Process

The selection will be on the basis of the merit secured by applicants in the entrance test. Based on the entrance test score, qualifying short-listed candidates will be called for Counselling.

AP LAWCET / PGLCET 2019 Syllabus


The purpose of this test is to evaluate the general knowledge, mental ability, current affairs and aptitude of test takers to pursue a course in Law. The standard expected to take up the entrance test for the 5-year integrated course is intermediate level. In the case of candidates applying for the three-year course, the expected standard is degree level.


Part A

  • Rights and duties – Legal Sanctions, Property, Ownership and Possession, Obligation, Legal Sanctions, Property, Liability.
  • Schools of Jurisprudence – Sources of Law, Custom Precedent and Legislation.
Constitutional Law:
  • Nature of the Constitution: Basic Rights, Amendments to the constitution, Directive Principles of State Policy, Emergency provisions, Executive, Center-State Relations and Judiciary and Legislature.

Part B

Public International Law
  • International Law and Municipal Law
  • United Nations Jurisdiction
  • State Jurisdiction
  • Asylum
  • Extradition
  • Statelessness and Nationality
  • Air, Outer and sea space
  • State Territory and subjects
Mercantile Law
  • General Principles of Contract
Labour Law
  • Trade Union Act 1926
  • Industrial Disputes Act 1947
Crimes & Torts
  • Consumer Protection Act, 1986
  • General principles of State liability for torts
  • Indian Penal Code -General Principles & General Exceptions
  • Right to Information Act 2005
  • Salient features of Information Technology Act, 2000
  • The Protection of Human Act, 1993
  • Human Rights
  • Environmental Protection Act, 1986
  • Copyright Act, 1957
  • Patents Act, 2005

AP LAWCET / PGLCET 2019 Hall Tickets

Candidates will have to download the admit cards from the official website of the Council. Here are the steps to follow:

  • In the home page of the council for Law Entrance test at here, candidates will find a link that shows “Download Hall ticket”.
  • They will have to click on this link.
  • They will be taken to a page that will ask for the following details
    • Payment Reference ID
    • Registration Number
    • Qualifying Examination Hall Ticket Number
    • Mobile Number
    • Date of Birth in DD/MM/YYYY format
  • After entering the appropriate details, they will have to click on the button that shows “Download Hall ticket”.
  • After downloading, they will have to take a print out of the hall ticket and should preserve it until the admission process is completed.
  • The hall ticket should be carried along with a valid photo ID to the examination hall.

AP LAWCET / PGLCET 2019 Results

Candidates can check the results from the official website of the council. Here are the steps to check the results:

  • They will have to visit the website of the council at here.
  • Here, they will have to click on the tab that shows “View Results”
  • When they click on this link, they will be taken to a page that asks them to enter their registration number and LAWCET Hall ticket Number.
  • After providing the details, they will have to click on the tab that shows “View Results”
  • They can see their results in the resulting page. They can download the same.


Cut off is the minimum qualifying mark, a candidate will have to secure to pass AP LAWCET and PGLET. For the former, it is 35% or 45 marks out of 120, while for the latter is it 25% or 30 mark out of 120 for general category candidates. There is no passing minimum for SC/ST candidates.


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