AP LAWCET 2015 – Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test

AP Law Common Entrance Test (AP LAWCET 2015) will be conducted for entry into those seats of 1st year of Five Year & Three year LL.B. Degree Courses LAWCET 2015 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.

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 2015-2016 will be informed after publication of the results.

Important Dates

Date of Commencement of submission of online application Forms 19th March 2015 (Thursday)
Date and Time of LAWCET 3 & 5 Years Examination 30th May, 2015 (Saturday) 10.00 – 11.30 a.m.

AP LAWCET 2015 Eligibility Criteria

Nationality and Domicile: The candidate should be an Indian National and should satisfy Local/Unreserved 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.

3 year LL.B / B.L. Course: The Candidates for 3 year LL.B. / B.L. 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. / B.L. 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.

Age: Subject to the conditions stipulated by the Govt. of A.P., on this behalf, the maximum age limit for a candidate seeking admission into the 3 year and 5 year LL.B Course shall be Thirty Years (relaxable by five years in case of SCs/STs) and twenty years (relaxable by two years in case of SCs/STs) respectively as on 31st December of the year of seeking admission.

  • Age limits mentioned above are under challenge in Hon’ble High court of A.P and Supreme Court in W.P.No.6691/09, 7610/09 and transfer petition (civil) nos 857-866 of 2009 in Supreme Court. Interim directions are awarded by the court relaxing the age limits. Admissions into the law courses shall be subject to the outcome of the pending cases.
  • Mere appearance in LAWCET will not give any right of admission. The candidate should satisfy all the eligibility criteria and should satisfy rules governing admission as are applicable.
  • Admission Regulations of Osmania University will be followed in respect of Age criteria for Admission into 3yrs/5yrs LL.B Law Courses in the Constituent Law Colleges of Osmania University.

AP LAWCET 2015 Entrance Test

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.

Regional Centers of Entrance Test for 3 year / 5 year LL.B. Courses: Anantapuramu, Kadapa, Guntur, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, 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.

Medium of Entrance Test: The question paper will be set both in English and Telugu.

AP LAWCET 2015 Syllabus

Test Paper Information : 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 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.

AP LAWCET 2015 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.

There is no negative mark for incorrect answers.

The Law common Entrance Test – 2015 & 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.

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.

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