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AP LAWCET 2018 Exam Pattern

Updated On - April 24th 2018

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.

Highlights of AP LAWCET Exam Pattern

Mode of ExaminationOnline i.e. Computer Based Test
Nature of QuestionsObjective type
SubjectsCurrent Affairs, GK & Mental Ability and Aptitude for Study of Law
Exam Duration90 minutes
Total Question120
Medium of ExamEnglish and Telegu
Marking SchemeEach question carries 1 mark and no negative marking for wrong or unanswered question

Download AP LAWCET Sample Papers


Detailed AP LAWCET 2018 Exam Pattern

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

Mode of AP LAWCET Exam

The law entrance examination will be held in online mode (Computer Based Test) only. It will test the following abilities of candidates:

  • Aptitude for Study of Law
  • General Knowledge and Mental Ability and
  • Current Affairs

AP LAWCET Exam Duration

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.

AP LAWCET 2018 Distribution of Questions

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:

SectionMaximum Questions
Current Affairs30
General Knowledge and Mental Ability30
Aptitude for the Study of Law60
Total120 Questions

AP LAWCET Marking Scheme 2018

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.

Medium of Examination

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.

Qualifying marks in AP LAWCET 2018

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.


Preparation Tips for each section in AP LAWCET

For General Knowledge and Mental Ability

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.

  • To score well in GK, read Lucent's GK book or General Knowledge book 2018 by GK Pub.
  • To score high marks in mental ability, applicants must practice logical and analytical questions related to verbal/non-verbal series, blood relationships, analytical reasoning, linear arrangements, etc.

For Current Affairs section

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.

For Aptitude for Legal Studies

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.


AP LAWCET Recommended Books

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:

BookAuthorISBN No.
The Mega Yearbook 2017 – Current Affairs and General Knowledge for competitive examsDisha experts9386323001
National Law University: B.A, L.L.B (Hons.) All India Law Entrance Exam GuideRPH Editorial Board9350123517
Legal Aptitude for the CLAT and other Law entrance examinations: A workbookBhardwaj9332519781
Universal’s General Knowledge of Law- Legal GK for competitive examinationsManish Arora9350358395

AP LAWCET Exam Pattern FAQs

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:

ParticularsLLB ProgramLLM Program

Mode of Exam

Online

Online

Medium of Exam

English, Telugu, Urdu

English, Telugu, Urdu

Duration of Exam

90 minutes

90 minutes

Type of Questions

MCQs

MCQs

No. of Questions

120

120

Marking Scheme

+1/ -0

+1/ 0

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

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R rajasekhar

Lawcet admission after qualify in andhrapradesh wat basis college was given admission

22 Feb, 2018 00:20
Bhawna Vedwal

Hello Rajasekhar, Seat Allotment procedure/ counselling will be done on the basis of merit/ rank-wise

24 May, 2018 10:36

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