TS LAWCET Syllabus 2020: Important Topics and Books

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    TS LAWCET Syllabus is announced by TSCHE for 3 Year and 5 Year Integrated LLB program. For 5 year Law Course, the standard expected is of Intermediate level and for 3 year Law Course, the standard expected is of Degree Level. TS LAWCET 2020 will be conducted on May 27 as a Computer Based Test.

    • TS LAWCET Exam Pattern consist of 3 sections: General Knowledge and Mental Ability, Current Affairs and Aptitude for the Study of Law.
    • In order to prepare better and check the readiness for the exam, the authorities release their own mock tests. Apart from that candidates should practice with TS LAWCET Sample Papers 
    Note: The official brochure with detailed scheduled has been released at lawcet.tsche.ac.in along with Application Form on March 6, 2020.

    TS LAWCET 2020 Syllabus Highlights 

    Subjects/ SectionsImportant Topics
    General Knowledge and Mental AbilityStatic Subjects like: History, Geography, Economics, Logical Reasoning, Environmental Science
    Current AffairsImportant events of national and international importance in past one year specially
    Law AptitudeElementary  Knowledge of law subjects, Principle reated to law, constitution of India, Constitutional Rights

    TS LAWCET Exam Pattern

    TS LAWCET Section-wise Question Distribution

    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
    Note: For 5 year Law Course, the standard expected is of Intermediate level and for 3 year Law Course, the standard of questions is expected to be of Degree Level.

    TS LAWCET 2020 Exam Pattern

    A brief about the exam pattern of LAWCET exam is highlighted in the following infographic:

    General Knowledge & Mental Ability

    TS LAWCET Exam pattern

    TS LAWCET 2020 Syllabus: General Knowledge & Mental Ability

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

    General Knowledge section will include questions from:

    • Indian History
    • Indian Constitution
    • Indian Culture & Heritage
    • Indian Polity
    • Current Affairs – National & International
    • Economy etc.

    Mental Ability Syllabus

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

    Recommended Books for GK and Mental Ability Section

    TS - Lawcet GK BookTS-Lawcet booksTS - Lawcet Book 2020
    Self Study LLB Entrance Examination 2020Arihant Expert
    Lawcet 3 year & 5 year course-
    Mental Ability and Quantitative AptitudeEdgar Thorpe

    Current Affairs Syllabus

    TS LAWCET 2020 Syllabus: Current Affairs

    This entire 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.

    Aptitude for the Study of Law

    TS LAWCET 2020 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 for TS LAWCET

    Recommended Books for TS LAWCET 2020

    Subsequent books are recommended for candidates who are appearing for the exam:

    A Complete Self Study Guide for LLB Entrance ExamArihant Experts
    Study Package for CLAT & LLBAP Bhardwaj
    Constitution of IndiaBakshi P.M
    Guide to judicial service examinationsUniversal
    Legal Awareness/ Legal ReasoningBhardwa

    Things to Remember

    • TS LAWCET Exam Date 2020 – May 20, 2020
    • Take your admit card and passport size photograph at the examination center. Download TS LAWCET Admit Card
    • Duration of Exam – 1 hour 30 minutes
    • Report at the examination center at least 30 minutes before the commencement of the exam.
    • Qualifying marks in TS LAWCET are 35% (i.e. 42 marks out of total 120 marks). No minimum qualifying marks for SC and ST for ranking.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    TS LAWCET 2020 Syllabus FAQs

    Ques. Are there any specific laws i should focus upon in TS LAWCET Aptitude for the study of law section?

    Ans. As the syllabus for Law Aptitude is quite vast, candidates should restrict themselves to some important laws like mercantile law, labour law, 

    Ques. Is there any difference between TS LAWCET 5 Year and 3 Year Syllabus?

    Ans. Exam Pattern for both the TS LAWCET programs is same. There are slight diffferences between the syllabus. For 3 Year LLB program level of questions is that og undergraduate and for 5 year program level of questions is that of intermediate level.

    Ques. What newspapers should i refer to prepare for TS LAWCET 2020?

    Ans. National daily like The Hindu or The Indian Express are beneficial for a holistic preparation as recommended by Law preparation experts and toppers. Apart from this Pratiyogita Darpan magzine is also recommended.

    Ques. What are some tips to read Newspapers for TS LAWCET preparation?

    Ans. Focus on editorial to gather knowledge, important events of national and international level. Enhancing vocabulary is of utmost importance and can be attained by regular reading of newspapers. 

    Ques. Does TSCHE releases any official syllabus for TS LAWCET?

    Ans. TSCHE releases an official brochure that containes exam pattern and syllabus details. It is released with the application form on the official website. 

    Ques. Should i expect any change in TS LAWCET 2020 Syllabus?

    Ans. As per now no change is announced by the exam conducting body Osmania University in terms of Syllabus. Exam dates for 2020 session has been announced, it will be conducted on May 27, 2020. 

    *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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