AP Law Common Entrance Test (AP LAWCET 2016) will be conducted for entry into those seats of 1st year of Five Year & Three year LL.B. Degree Courses LAWCET 2016 in the Universities in Andhra Pradesh and their affiliated colleges. These tests are being conducted by Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad. Candidate can read all the necessary details regarding AP LAWCET 2016 such as how to apply online, eligibility criteria, fee, selection process etc on this page.
AP LAWCET 2016
The AP Law common Entrance Test – 2016 & its admissions will be made in strict compliance of the Rules and Regulations of the University concerned, BCI, APSCHE and relevant G.O.s of A.P that are in force and also amendments that may come into force from time to time. The list of recognized/ approved Law Colleges along with the sanctioned strength and the courses that are permitted by the Bar Council of India/University concerned/APSCHE and the seats for which the Government is competent to make admissions for the academic year 2016-2017 will be informed after publication of the results. The admission process will be notified separately by the APSCHE, Hyderabad.
Schedule for AP LAWCET 2016 is given below.
|Submission of online application forms starts from||29 Feb 2016|
|Last date for submission of applications||30 Apr 2016|
|Last date for submission of application with a late fee of Rs. 500/-||01 to 07 May 2016|
|Last date for submission of application with a late fee of Rs.1000/-||08 to 15 May 2016|
|Last date for submission of application with a late fee of Rs.1500/-||16 to 21 May 2016|
|Last date for submission of application with a late fee of Rs. 5000/-||22 to 27 May 2016|
|AP LAWCET 2016 entrance test||28 May 2016|
Note: with late fee of Rs. 5000/- Candidates have to write the entrance Test in Anantapuramu only.
AP LAWCET 2016 Eligibility Criteria
Nationality and Domicile: The candidate should be an Indian National and should satisfy Local/Unreserved status requirement as laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions) Order, 1974 and the amendments made thereto from time to time.
3 year LL.B / B.L. 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 graduation or post graduation with 45%.
5 Year LL.B./B.L. 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.
Age: There is no maximum age limit prescribed for admission into 3 year and 5 years LL.B.Course.
- 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.
- A Candidate appearing for the above qualifying examinations may also take the LAWCET in anticipation of results. In case of such students, their entry shall be subject to their securing eligible marks in the said qualifying examinations.
- The applicants who have obtained 10+2 or graduation / post graduation through open Universities system directly without having any basic qualification for prosecuting such studies are not eligible for admission into the law courses.
AP LAWCET Entrance Test Pattern
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. The question paper will be set both in English and Telugu. There is no negative mark for incorrect answers.
- Part – A : Consists of 30 question carrying 30 marks : General Knowledge and Mental Ability
- Part – B : Consists of 30 question carrying 30 marks : Current Affairs
- Part – C : Consists of 60 question 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.
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.
The Questions will be objective type including multiple choices questions, matching items.
Each Question contains four alternative answers numbered as 1, 2, 3 and 4. Candidates have to exercise their choice in answering the question.
Regional Centers of Entrance Test for 3 year / 5 year LL.B. Courses
Anantapuramu, Kadapa, Guntur, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam.
Note: 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.
AP LAWCET 2016 General Instruction
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.
A Candidate appearing for the above qualifying examinations may also take the LAWCET in anticipation of results. In case of such students, their entry shall be subject to their securing eligible marks in the said qualifying examinations.