AP LAWCET Syllabus 2020, Exam Pattern, Important Topics and Books

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    AP LAWCET Syllabus 2020 is released by Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE).  The question paper will comprise of 3 sections, General Knowledge and Mental Ability in Part A, Current Affairs in Part B and Legal Aptitude in Part C. AP LAWCET 2020 will be conducted on May 8, 2020 in CBT mode. 

    Exam Pattern of AP LAWCET is based on 10+2 curriculam for both 3 year and 5 year integrated programs. In order to prepare better and check the readiness for the exam, official mock tests will be released at the portal shortly. Qualifying marks in AP LAWCET are 35% (i.e. 42 marks out of total 120 marks). No minimum qualifying marks for SC and ST for ranking.

    AP LAWCET Exam Pattern, AP LAWCET Syllabus
    Note: Candidates appearing for LLM Program (AP PGLECET) should be thorough in jurisprudence, constitutional law, Public international law, Mercantile law, labour laws, crimes and torts, IPR & other laws. Read more about AP PGLECET Exam

    Exam Pattern of AP LAWCET

    AP LAWCET 2020 Exam Pattern

    Questions in the examination are designed to evaluate a candidate’s ability and aptitude to pursue Law as a career. There are three parts to the paper viz.

    PartSectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
    Part AGeneral Knowledge & Mental Ability3030
    Part BCurrent Affairs3030
    Part CAptitude for the Study of Law6060
    Total3 sections120 Questions120 Marks

    AP LAWCET Syllabus:GK

    AP LAWCET 2020 Syllabus: General Knowledge 

    Section A/ Part A consists of 30 questions carrying 30 marks each. In this section, questions are based on logical reasoning and static general awareness.

    Topics under General Knowledge 

    • Geography
    • Indian Polity
    • Indian Constitution
    • Economy
    • Indian History
    • Indian Culture & Heritage etc

    Recommended Books for General Knowledge

    BookPublisher/ Author
    Lucent's General KnowledgeLucent’s
    General Knowledge 2020G.K. Pub
    General Knowledge & Current AffairsUpkar Prakashan
    General Knowledge 2020 Capsule with Current Affairs UpdateDisha Publication
    The Mega Yearbook 2020 – Current Affairs and General Knowledge for competitive examsDisha Experts

    AP LAWCET Syllabus:Mental Ability

    AP LAWCET 2020 Syllabus: Mental Ability

    • Verbal Series
    • Non-Verbal Series
    • Analytical Reasoning
    • Direction and Distances
    • Linear Arrangements
    • Complex Arrangements
    • Analogies
    • Classification
    • Coding & Decoding
    • Blood Relationships
    • Symbols and Notations
    • Alphabet Test
    • Data Sufficiency Test
    • Data Interpretation Test
    • Syllogism
    • Problems Based on Symmetry
    • Problems Based on Visual Ability
    • Ordering & Sequencing
    • Routes & Networks.

    Download Free AP LAWCET Sample Papers

    Recommended books for Mental Ability

    BookPublisher/ Author
    Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal ReasoningS. Chand
    A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non-VerbalArihant
    Quantitative Aptitude by R S AggarwalS. Chand
    Quantitative Aptitude and ReasoningPrentice Hall India Learning

    AP LAWCET Syllabus:Current Affairs

    AP LAWCET 2020 Syllabus: Current Affairs

    This section consists of 30 questions from the events that have happened in the country and around the globe in recent. It covers news articles on affairs of importance on numerous topics like-

    • Polity
    • Economics
    • Awards and Achievements
    • Scientific Discoveries and Inventions
    • And further topics of relevance.

    The only source of material to prepare for this section is newspapers and news channels. Read them regularly to stay updated on the events of the past and current year.


    AP LAWCET Syllabus:Legal Aptitude

    AP LAWCET Syllabus: Aptitude for the Study of Law

    Part C of the paper is made up of 60 questions based on Legal Aptitude. As per the instructions are given by the organizers of the exam, questions from basic laws and Constitution of the country will be given in this section and they will be of elementary level.

    Law and Constitution of India

    Law and constitution section will include questions from:

    Public International Law: 

    • International Law and Municipal Law
    • Subjects, State Territory, Air, Sea and outer space
    • Nationality and Statelessness
    • State Jurisdiction
    • United Nations

    Mercantile Law: 

    • General Principles of Contract
    • 1-75
    • Indian Contract Act-1872

    Labour Law: 

    • Trade Union Act 1926
    • Industrial Disputes Act 1947

    Crimes and Torts:

    • Indian Penal Code -General Principles & General Exceptions
    • TORTS: General Principles of Tort
    • Joint liability
    • State liability for torts; Consumer Protection Act,1986

    Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) & Other Law:

    • Copyright 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
    • The Right to Information Act 2005

    Recommended books to prepare for Legal Aptitude

    Book namePublisher
    Legal Aptitude for the CLAT and other Law entrance examinations: A workbookBhardwaj
    National Law University: B.A, L.L.B (Hons.) All India Law Entrance Exam GuideRPH Editorial Board
    Universal’s General Knowledge of Law- Legal GK for competitive examinationsManish Arora
    Lawcet Study MaterialVikram publishers
    Lawcet-Study-Material-with-Previous-PapersVikram publishers

    AP LAWCET Syllabus for LLM (AP PGLCET)

    • The LLM paper of AP LAWCET is divided into two parts both testing a candidate’s knowledge of Indian Laws.
    • The entire paper is focused on testing how much candidates have learned in their undergraduate law schools.
    • SK University releases the syllabus for this paper. The same is given below:

    AP LAWCET LLM Syllabus – Part I 

    This section will have 40 questions of 1 mark each. Important topics are listed below:

    JURISPRUDENCE (20 Ques. | 20 Marks)

    • 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 Ques. | 20 Marks)

    • Nature of the Constitution: Fundamental Rights
    • Directive Principles of State Policy
    • Executive Judiciary and Legislature
    • Center-State Relations
    • Emergency provisions
    • Amendments to the constitution

    AP LAWCET LLM Syllabus – Part II

    This section will have 80 Questions of 1 mark each. Check the important topics under this:

    PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW (16 Ques. | 16 Marks)

    • 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 Ques. | 16 Marks)

    • General Principles of Contract
    • Sections. 1-75
    • Indian Contract Act-1872

    LABOUR LAW (16 Ques. | 16 Marks)

    • Trade Union Act 1926
    • Industrial Disputes Act 1947

    CRIMES and TORTS (16 Ques. | 16 Marks)

    • 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 Ques. | 16 Marks)

    • Copyright 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
    • The Right to Information Act 2005

    Recommended Books for AP LAWCET LLM

    BookAuthor/ Publisher
    Universal's Guide to LL.M. Entrance Examination Gaurav Mehta
    Guide to LLM Entrance ExaminationShowick Thorpe
    Amar Law Publication's Indian Constitutional Law : The New Challenges for LLMSheetal Kanwal

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    Valisekkagari divyanjali

    I want syllabus and also subjects pdf

    29 Mar, 2019 09:59
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Valisekkagari, visit the website of the exam authorities for accessing the pdf of the syllabus or you may simply refer the syllabus from above article.

    29 Mar, 2019 11:20
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    jinkanagajyothi

    how to pay counclling fee

    08 Oct, 2018 00:20
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    Akansha Expert

    Hi Sir, You may please check this link for getting AP LAWCET Counselling Fee detail procedure.

    08 Oct, 2018 11:30

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