AP LAWCET 2018 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
STATE LEVEL ONLINE TEST
AP LAWCET Exam Pattern will be announced by Sri Krishnadevaraya University on behalf of APSCHE. The state level law entrance examination is conducted for two programs i.e. 3 year LLB and 5 year LLB respectively. AP LAWCET 2018 is scheduled for April 19.
As per AP LAWCET Eligibility, Intermediate graduates can register for Integrated 5 year program, whereas, Degree holders can apply online for 3 year program. The application form is available online at the official website of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education.
|Mode of Examination||Online i.e. Computer Based Test|
|Nature of Questions||Objective type|
|Subjects||Current Affairs, GK & Mental Ability and Aptitude for Study of Law|
|Exam Duration||90 minutes|
|Medium of Exam||English and Telegu|
|Marking Scheme||Each question carries 1 mark and no negative marking for wrong or unanswered question|
Download AP LAWCET Sample Papers
Courses offered under 3 year LLB Program are LLB and LLB (Hons). And, 5 year program consists BA LLB, BA LLB (Hons), BBA LLB and B.Com LLB courses. For 3 year Program, the standard of syllabus will be of degree level, whereas, for 5 year Program the syllabus will be of 10+2 level. CheckAP LAWCET Syllabus
The law entrance examination will be held in online mode (Computer Based Test) only. It will test the following abilities of candidates:
Candidates are given 1 hour 30 minutes (90 minutes) to complete the law exam. It is mandatory for the applicants to complete the exam in given period of time as no extra time will be allotted in any situation.
Note: No sectional time limit is allotted to the sections in the examination.
Andhra Pradesh LAWCET offers two programs. Both the papers have same sections but the difficulty level varies as per the programs. Tabulated below is the section-wise distribution:
|General Knowledge and Mental Ability||30|
|Aptitude for the Study of Law||60|
APSCHE will release the official notification for the exam shortly. Until then candidates can check the marking scheme as per last year trends.
Each question in the online examination paper of AP LAWCET 2018 will carry 1 mark, leading to a total of 120 marks for the whole paper. There will be no negative marking for incorrect or non-attempted answers.
Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test will be administered in English and Telugu. Applicants can attempt the question paper in the language they are comfortable with.
AP LAWCET 2018 applicants will have to score a minimum of 35% in the test, for example, 42 marks out of the total marks of 120, to appear for assessment and AP LAWCET ranking. Applicants belonging to SC/ST categories will not need any minimum qualifying marks.
This is the first section of the examination. It is divided into two subsections namely general knowledge and mental ability. General knowledge means Static knowledge/ facts that have happened before. It could be related to people/ places/ things etc.
In order to qualify in this section, applicants must read newspapers and magazines on daily basis. This will keep themselves updated on the latest events happening in the country and the world.
This section consists of topics from jurisprudence and constitutional law, public international law, crimes and torts, legal awareness, IPR and other laws. The questions in this section will be of elementary level.
It is definitely a challenging task to answer 120 multiple choice questions in a time span of 90 minutes. Therefore, practicing with sample papers and having books will help in enhancing the time management skills. Tabulated below are few books that will help in preparing better for the law exam:
|The Mega Yearbook 2017 – Current Affairs and General Knowledge for competitive exams||Disha experts||9386323001|
|National Law University: B.A, L.L.B (Hons.) All India Law Entrance Exam Guide||RPH Editorial Board||9350123517|
|Legal Aptitude for the CLAT and other Law entrance examinations: A workbook||Bhardwaj||9332519781|
|Universal’s General Knowledge of Law- Legal GK for competitive examinations||Manish Arora||9350358395|
Ques. Who will be conducting AP LAWCET 2018?
Ans. The law entrance examination will be conducted by Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthapuramu.
Ques. Is AP LAWCET exam conducted in online or offline or both modes?
Ans. AP LAWCET 2018 will be a Computer Based Test i.e. it will be conducted in online mode only.
Ques. Are there any changes introduced in AP LAWCET Exam Pattern?
Ans. No, the coordinating authority have not yet notified any changes in the paper pattern of LLB and LLM exam. The pattern is given below:
|Particulars||LLB Program||LLM Program|
Mode of Exam
Medium of Exam
English, Telugu, Urdu
English, Telugu, Urdu
Duration of Exam
Type of Questions
No. of Questions
Ques. Which languages is the AP LAWCET available in?
Ans. Questions will be available in English, Telugu and Urdu language. Candidates opting to attempt exam in Urdu will be allocated an exam center in Kurnool only.
Ques. Is there any negative marking in the law entrance examination?
Ans. No, there is no provision of negative marking of any unanswered or incorrect answer. Therefore, it is suggested to attempt all the questions in the paper.
Ques. Is the exam pattern for AP LAWCET and TS LAWCET different?
Ans. No, the exam pattern of AP LAWCET and TS LAWCET are similar.
Ques. How many questions are asked in AP LAWCET?
Ans. There are total 120 objective type questions in the law entrance examination.
Ques. Is there any sectional time limit in the online examination?
Ans. No sectional time limit is allotted to the sections in the examination.
Ques. Will there be any extra time allotted to complete the exam?
Ans. No, applicants need to complete the exam in given period of time as no extra time will be allotted in any situation.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College