TS LAWCET 2020 Exam Date (Out), Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus

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    TS LAWCET 2020 Exam will be conducted on May 27, 2020 by Osmania University, Hyderabad on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education. TS LAWCET is a state-level entrance exam conducted to grant admission to students to 5-year and 3-year LLB programs offered by colleges in the state of Telangana. As per TS LAWCET 2020 Eligibility, intermediate graduates can apply for 5-year law program whereas bachelor’s degree holders can apply for 3-year LLB Program. 

    •  TS LAWCET 2020 Registration will tentatively begin from March 15, 2020.
    • The application fees is INR 800 for general, OBC and EWS categories and INR 500 for SC, ST students.
    • As per TS EAMCET 2020 Exam Pattern, it will be a 90-minute long, pen and paper based test having 120 multiple choice questions of 1 mark each.
    • There is no provision of negative marking in the exam.
    • TS LAWCET 2020 Syllabus consists of questions to test candidate’s mental ability, general knowledge, current affairs and aptitude for study of law. 
    • Candidates clearing the cutoff can participate in the counselling where they have to fill college choice and undergo document verification.​

    Latest: Telangana State Council of Higher Education revises exam dates for TS LAWCET 2020

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    Highlights of TS LAWCET 2020

    Name of examTS LAWCET (Telangana State Law Common Entrance Test)
    Conducted byOsmania University, Hyderabad
    Level of ExamState-level
    Frequency of ExamAnnual
    Courses offered3-year LLB and 5-year integrated LLM
    Mode of examOffline
    Type of QuestionsObjective type i.e. MCQs
    Marking SchemeCorrect answer = 1 mark; no provision for Negative Marking
    Exam Duration90 minutes
    Medium of ExamEnglish and Telugu
    Official websitelawcet.tsche.ac.in

    TS LAWCET 2020 Exam Dates

    Here, tabulated below is TS LAWCET 2020 Official Exam Date 

    EventsDate (Tentative)
    Release of Notification for TS LAWCET 2020March 10, 2020
    Availability of TS LAWCET 2020 Application FormMarch 15, 2020
    Last day to submit TS LAWCET 2020 FormApril 15, 2020
    Release of TS LAWCET 2020 Hall Ticket/Admit CardMay 17, 2020
    TS LAWCET 2020 Exam DateMay 27, 2020 (Officially Announced)
    Declaration of Final ResultsJune 3, 2020 
    Commencement of Online Counselling SessionJune 2020

    TS LAWCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

    The eligibility for the law entrance exam is prescribed by TSCHE. As the examination is conducted for 3 year LLB course or 5 year LLB course, the criteria also vary. A brief about the same is tabulated below:

    3 Year LLBGraduation degree or equivalent from a recognized University with minimum 45% aggregate (40% for SC/ST Candidates). In case a candidate has scored less than 45% in qualifying exam, he/she should have passed an additional degree with minimum 45% marks.
    5 Year LLBIntermediate Examination (10+2 pattern) or equivalent from a recognized Board with minimum 45% aggregate (40% for SC/ST Candidates).

    Check Detailed TS LAWCET Eligibility

    TS LAWCET 2020 Application Form

    The application forms for the exam will be available for filling from March 15, 2020 (Tentative). Candidates must keep the following documents and information handy during the form filling process:

    • Offline Payment Receipt received from Telangana State Citizen Service Centers (in case of offline application fee payment).
    • All Academic Mark sheet and Certificates up to the qualifying exam.
    • Birth Certificate or Secondary School Certificate.
    • Income Certificate issued by competent authority (If annual income of parents is less than INR 2,00,000).
    • Caste Certificate issued by competent authority (if applicable).
    • Special Category Certificate (NCC, Sports, CAP, etc.) issued by competent authority (if applicable).

    Steps to complete the registration:

    1. Visit the official website lawcet.tsche.ac.in.
    2. Click on the ‘Apply Online’ tab.
    3. Fill the details as per the instructions on the form and upload the necessary documents.
    4. Fees for TS LAWCET 2020 can be filled in both online (Credit/ Debit Cards or Net Banking) and offline (through Telangana State Online Centers/Citizen Service Centers).
    5. Recheck details entered and submit the TS LAWCET 2020 Application Form after obtaining a print of the same for future reference.

    Check detailed TS LAWCET Registration Process

    TS LAWCET Application Fee

    The expected application fee for TS LAWCET 2020, based on the previous year’s trend, and assuming that candidate is filling the form before the last date, is as follows:

    For General category studentsINR 800
    For SC/ST category studentsINR 500

    TS LAWCET 2020 Admit Card

    Candidates who successfully register for the exam will be issued their  TS LAWCET 2020 hall ticket from May 17, 2020. The admit card of TS LAWCET 2020 will carry candidate’s details, exam center and exam day instructions. Steps to download the document are:

    1. Visit the official website of TS LAWCET 2020, i.e. lawcet.tsche.ac.in.
    2. Click on ‘Download TS LAWCET 2020 Hall Ticket’ tab
    3. Enter the issued application number, DOB and program opted and then click on ‘Get Hall Ticket’ tab.
    4. Admit Card will be displayed on-screen.
    5. Download, save and print the document for future reference.
    Note: Make sure to preserve the document till the admissions are confirmed.

    TS LAWCET 2020 Exam Centers

    Applicants can, during the application process, select their choice of exam center. The allocation of the exam center is done by exam conducting authority on the basis of the candidate’s preference. However, the authority’s decision in this regard is final and binding on all.

    KarimnagarNalgondaWarangalSanga Reddy

    TS LAWCET 2020 Exam Pattern

    The paper pattern for the law entrance exam is expected to remain the same. Highlights of Exam Pattern is tabulated below:

    Mode of ExamOffline i.e. pen-paper mode
    Duration1 hour 30 minutes
    Number of Questions120
    Type of QuestionsObjective
    Marking SchemeEach correct answer is awarded +1 mark; no provision for Negative Marking
    SectionsMental Ability, General Knowledge & Current Affairs and Study of Law

    The section-wise break-up of questions is tabulated below:

    SectionTopicTotal No. of QuestionsTotal Marks
    AMental Ability and General Knowledge3030
    BCurrent Affairs3030
    CStudy of Law6060

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    TS LAWCET 2020 Syllabus

    The scope of the topics covered in TS LAWCET entrance exam is tabulated here. For the 5-year program, the scope of questions will be of intermediate level while for the 3-year program, the expected standard of questions will be of degree level.

    To attempt the questions related to the study of Law, candidates should have knowledge of the elementary principles of Law and the Constitution of India.

    SubjectTopics to be Covered
    Mental AbilityPatterns, syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, completing arguments, drawing well-supported conclusions, reasoning by analogy, applying principles or rules, structure of relationships, logical conclusions in context of structures, deductive reasoning from a set of statements.
    General KnowledgeGeneral and Social Sciences with stress on Indian History, Geographical knowledge of India, Indian Heritage, and Culture, Basics of Indian Economy, Indian Polity
    Current AffairsNational and International events; Major developments in sports/world politics/economy; Eminent personalities; Awards and Honors
    Aptitude for Study of LawStudy of law; Legal Awareness covering Constitutional Law and Polity; Research Aptitude; Problem solving ability.

    Questions will be premised on a legal proposition and a set of facts provided to which the said proposition has to be applied. Candidates will have to answer the questions drawing well-supported conclusions.

    TS LAWCET 2020 Books

    Given that there are plenty of reference material available for preparation of TS LAWCET 2020, candidates may consider checking the following publications as well.

    Name of the BookPublisher/Author
    Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning for CLAT and LLB Entrance ExaminationsA. P. Bharadwaj
    Constitution of IndiaP. M. Bakshi
    Model Test Papers for CLAT & LLBA.P. Bhardwaj
    The Pearson Guide to the LLB Entrance ExamThorpe
    A Complete Self Study Guide for LLB Entrance ExamArihant Experts

    TS LAWCET 2020 Result

    TS LAWCET 2020 Result will be announced on June 03, 2020 (Tentative) on the official website of TS LAWCET 2020. A few important points to note about TS LAWCET 2020 Result are:

    • Prior to the declaration of the results, TSCHE will release the preliminary answer key.
    • Candidates are allowed to challenge the Answer key in a short window of 3-4 days .
    • Soon after, the final answer key will be released followed by TS LAWCET 2020 Results.

    Candidates can access their results from the official website with the following steps:

    1. Visit the official website.
    2. Click on ‘TS LAWCET 2020 Results’ tab
    3. Enter Application Number and Date of Birth and click ‘Get Results’ tab.
    4. The Scorecard is displayed on-screen.
    5. Download, save and print the document for future reference.

    About TS LAWCET 2020 Cutoff

    • TSCHE has a preset cu-off score for the counseling process.
    • A candidate has to score at least 35% in TS LAWCET 2020 in order to be eligible for counselling, the score works out as 42 of 120.
    • There is no specific relaxation in cut-off for SC/ST candidates.
    • Candidates also need to meet the individual cut-off scores released by the respective colleges in order to secure admission in the programs offered by them.

    Check TS LAWCET Cutoffs

    TS LAWCET 2020 Counselling

    TS LAWCET 2020 counselling is expected to commence in June 2020, post declaration of results. The process is completely online and only candidates having a valid TS LAWCET rank are eligible to participate in the counselling rounds. The steps involved in the Online Counselling Process are:

    1. Visit the official website of TS LAWCET 2020, i.e. lawcet.tsche.ac.in.
    2. Click on ‘Counselling 2020’ tab.
    3. Candidates need to enter their TS LAWCET hall ticket number, rank and mobile number as instructed on the webpage.
    4. A list of available courses and colleges is displayed on-screen from which the applicants need to select their preferred course and college.
    5. Once candidates are satisfied with their selections they need to click on the Confirm/Submit button. Candidates are advised to obtain a print of the selections made in TS LAWCET online counselling process.
    6. Upon submission of the options selected by the candidates, a confirmation SMS will be received on the registered mobile number.
    7. Next, candidates need to download and print their provisional allotment letter which they need to present for admission.

    Read more aboutTS LAWCET Counselling

    Candidates need to carry following documents for the admission process of TS LAWCET 2020:

    • Scorecard of TS LAWCET 2020
    • Admit Card/Hall ticket of TS LAWCET 2020
    • All Academic Certificates leading up to the qualifying examination
    • Migration or Transfer certificate from the previous institution
    • Residence proof of candidate
    • Caste certificate for SC/ST candidates
    • Income certificate of candidate’s parents (in case the income of parents is below INR 2, 00,000)
    • Sports/NCC/CAP certificate (if any)
    • Colored passport size pictures of the candidate

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    Gattu Venkateshwarlu

    I got 38 marks in lawcet2019 ,can I get choice in general or management quota seat

    24 Jun, 2019 11:28
    Akhil Pasanth

    Hi Gattu, you can check here Eligibility criteria

    24 Jun, 2019 11:32
    Shivani reddy

    when is tslawcet 2018 counselling going to start?

    31 Aug, 2018 00:20
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Shivani, Please check this link for getting the information about the Counselling session for TS LAWCET.

    31 Aug, 2018 14:20
    kannemarla haritha

    Hai madam... I have completed my btech and in intermediate mine is mpc... i want to do llb is there any possiblity of doing llb..???? I didnt write entrance exam, is there any chance of joining in mangament quota and please suggest me some top colleges in hyderabad and fees details also.

    19 Jul, 2018 11:08
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Kannemarla, If you did not appear for the entrance test then you are not able to get admission in the llb

    19 Jul, 2018 17:45
    Priya B

    Hi kannemarla you didn't right lawcet exam no problem u can take an addmission by management quota and Mahatma gandhi college Pendakanti law college Padala rama reddy college Any law college u will get an addmission

    01 Sep, 2019 18:36

    I want to know the fees structure of Osmania university of law,Hyderabad and there entrance exam centre too?

    02 May, 2018 22:29
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Ramdhei, To get information regarding the osmaina law university you may check this link:- INFORMATION

    19 Jun, 2018 16:52
    anupama yoshitha

    what is the amount need to pay for ts lawcet

    25 Mar, 2018 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Application fee for TANCET is 350 for general candidate & 250 for SC/ST candidate

    04 Jun, 2018 18:14
    Nayikoti Sridhar

    when and how to apply for law cet

    24 Mar, 2018 00:20
    Richa Sharma

    You can fill the application form from March 25, 2018 till May 23, 2018.

    01 Jun, 2018 17:56
    Tudum Shruthi

    What are the forms required during applying tslawcet

    23 Mar, 2018 19:29
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Documents required at the time of TS LAWCET registration are Scanned copy of all academic certificates, recent photograph, and signature.

    06 Jun, 2018 12:39

    iam working as forest officer, interested to appear the 5 years law course in service program. age 50 years. weather am eligible to appear lawcet2018. what are the colleges for in service employees. kindly for good suggestions-- WITH REGARDS-

    04 Mar, 2018 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    You are eligible as There is no upper age limit for a candidate to apply for the Telangana Common Entrance Test 2018.

    25 May, 2018 18:29
    Ajmal Khan

    age limit

    19 Jan, 2018 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Ajmal, Candidates should be minimum of 17-years of age at the time of the exam. There is no upper age limit for a candidate to apply for TS LAWCET examination.

    21 May, 2018 14:52

    The age Limit is stayed by SC, please confirm for LLB - 3 year course

    27 Dec, 2017 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Pawan, For LLB -3 year course-A candidate should be minimum of 21 years of age at the time of the exam. The age limit will be counted up to December 31, 2018. There is no upper age limit for Ts LAWCET.

    17 May, 2018 12:21

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