The Osmania University(OU), Hyderabad conducts Telangana State Law Common Entrance Test, TS LAWCET. The University conducts the entrance test for granting admission to the candidates for Five-Year / Three years LL.B. Degree Courses in the Telangana State on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE). The University conducts the entrance exam annually. The Test is conducted to evaluate the candidate’s ability and aptitude to pursue the study of Law.
TS LAWCET Exam
TS LAWCET is a state level law entrance exam. It is important for all Telangana students aspiring to study law to appear in it.
|Telangana State Law Common Entrance Test||Dates|
|TS LAWCET 2019||20 May 2019|
|TS LAWCET 2020||3rd week of May 2020|
TS LAWCET Eligibility
- For 3 Year LLB Course: Have Graduate Degree with at least 45%. Those who have less than 45% in the graduation should have passed any additional graduation or post graduation with 45%.
- For 5 Year LL.B. Course: Passed 10+2 with at least 45%.
Note: The candidates belonging to SC/ST category percentage of 39.5% and 44.5% or above in case of other categories will be considered as 40% and 45% respectively.
Nationality: The candidate must be an Indian National and should satisfy Local/Unreserved status requirement as laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions) Order.
TS LAWCET Exam Pattern
- Duration of the Exam: 90 minutes
- Type of Questions: MCQ
- Number of Questions: 120
- The medium of the Test: English and Telegu Language.
- Negative Marking: There shall be no negative marking for any incorrect answer
The question paper shall be divided into three parts:
|Section||Subject||Number of Questions||Marks|
|Part A||General Knowledge and Mental Ability||30||30|
|Part B||Current Affairs||30||30|
|Part C||Aptitude for the Study of Law||60||60|
TS LAWCET Syllabus
- For 5 year Law Course – The standard of question for the program is expected to be of Intermediate level
- For 3 year Law Course – The standard of questions for this program is expected to be of Degree Level.
Study topics of Jurisprudence, Constitutional law, Public International law, Mercantile law, Labour laws, Crimes and Torts, IPR & other laws.
|Subject||Number of Questions||Number of Marks||Topics to study|
|Jurisprudence||20||20||Schools of Jurisprudence – Sources of Law, Custom Precedent and Legislation, Rights and duties – Ownership and Possession, Persons, Obligation, Property, Liability, Legal Sanctions|
|Constitutional Law||20||20||Nature of the Constitution: Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy, Executive Judiciary and Legislature, Center-State Relations, Emergency provisions, Amendments to the constitution|
|Public International Law||16||16||International Law and Municipal Law, Subjects, State Territory, Air, Sea and outer space, Nationality and Statelessness, Extradition, Asylum, State Jurisdiction, United Nations.|
|Mercantile Law||16||16||General Principles of Contract (Sections. 1-75, Indian Contract Act-1872).|
|Labour Law||16||16||Trade Union Act 1926. Industrial Disputes Act 1947|
|Crimes and Torts||16||16||Indian Penal Code -General Principles & General Exceptions.
Torts: General principles of Tort, Defences, Joint liability, State liability for torts; Consumer Protection Act,1986
|IPR & Other Laws||16||16||Copy right Act, 1957; Patents Act, 1970; 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|