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TS PGLCET 2019 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Updated On - November 16th 2018 by JAINAB ALVI

Telangana State Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test (TS PGLCET) is an entrance examination for admission to one year LL.M. The mode of examination is offline i.e. it is conducted via pen and paper mode. TS PGLCET 2019 exam will be held in May 2019. Some important points to remember about the exam are:

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  • Total Number of questions will be 120.
  • The nature of Questions will be Objective Type
  • Languages of the Question paper will be English and Telugu
  • Maximum time to attempt the question paper will be 90 minutes.
  • For every correct answer 1 mark will be marked and there is no criterion set for negative marking.
  • The major number of questions will come from the topics such as jurisprudence, constitutional law, public international law, mercantile law, labour law etc.

TS PGLCET 2019 is a state level examination which is conducted by Kakatiya University, Warangal on behalf of TSCHE (Telangana State Council of Higher Education), Hyderabad. Qualified candidates can get admission into the state universities and the PGLCET affiliated colleges.  TS PGLCET 2019 Result is announced tentatively in June 2019.

TS PGLCET 2019 Pattern Highlight

All the important information related to TS PGLCET 2019 examination is provided in the table below. Candidates must check the portal regularly for any updates and changes.

Exam modeOffline (Pen and paper based)
Number of papers1
Number of sections2 (Part A and Part B)
Question paper typeObjective type (Multiple choice questions)
TS PGLCET total marks120
Exam duration90 minutes
Negative markingNo
Exam languageEnglish and Telugu

TS PGLCET 2019 Exam Pattern in Detail

Here is the detailed information about the TS PGLCET 2019 exam pattern. The students must go through all the points carefully.

  • The entrance test will be conducted in offline mode (Pen and paper).
  • A total of 120 questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Each question will carry one mark so the total marks would be 120.
  • There is no negative marking in case of a wrong answer or unattended question.
  • Question paper will be objective in nature and each question would have four multiple choices.
  • The language of the paper will be English and Telugu.
  • Candidates must carry their admit card and a ball point pen (Blue or Black) to the examination hall.
  • According to the exam pattern set by the Telangana Post Graduate Law Entrance 2019, the question paper will be divided into 2 parts – A and B. Each part comprises particular number of questions and marks as seen in the table below.
S.No.PartPart TopicsNumber of QuestionsTotal questions per partTotal marks per part
Constitutional Law20
2.BPublic International Law168080
Mercantile Law16
Labour Law16
Crimes and Torts16
IPR and other laws16


  • A candidate must score 25% of the total mark i.e. 30 marks out of total 120 marks to qualify the TS PGLCET. However for candidate belonging to categories such as SC / ST there is no prescribed minimum Qualifying percentage.
  • The candidates need to mark their answers properly on OMR (Optical Mark Reader) sheet in the TS PGLCET entrance examination.
  • Part A of the entrance exam Carries more marks and will be used to decide a final rank in case of tie.

TS PGLCET 2019 Marking Scheme:

  • Each question in the exam will carry one mark.
  • There is no such criterion of negative marking for a wrong answer or unattended question.
SectionTotal No. of QuestionsMarks for Each Correct Answer
Part -B801
Maximum Marks120

TS PGLCET 2019 Syllabus

The entrance exam is divided into 2 parts: Part A and Part B. Part A of the paper is more important hence needs to be given more time and practice. The main topics have a few sub topics too which must be thoroughly prepared by the candidates to qualify the exam.

The detailed TS PGLCET 2019 syllabus for both the parts is given below-

Part A
Jurisprudence:Custom Precedent and Legislation, Rights and duties-Ownership and possession, Persons, Obligation, Property, Liability, Legal sanctions, Schools of Jurisprudence - Sources of law
Constitutional Law:Nature of the Constitution : Fundamental Rights Directive Principles of State Policy, Executive Judiciary and Legislature, Centre-State Relations Emergency Provisions, Amendments to the Constitution
Part B
Public International Law:International law and Municipal Law, Subjects, State Territory, Air, Sea and Outer Space, Nationality and Statelessness, Extradition, Asylum, State Jurisdiction, United Nations
Mercantile LawGeneral principles of contract (sections 1-75, Indian contract ACT-1872).
Labour LawTrade Union Act 1926, Industrial Disputes ACT 1947.
CrimesIndia Penal code -General Principle and General Exceptions.
Torts.General Principles of Tort , Defences, Joint Liability , State Liability for torts , Consumer Protection Act 1986
IPR and Other LawsCopy right 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 and Right to information Act 2005.

*Note- The conducting board has full authority to make changes in the syllabus or paper patter any time. It is advisable for the candidates to regularly check the official website.

TS PGLCET 2019 Study Material and Important Instructions

Candidate needs to be well versed with the exam pattern and type of questions asked in the exam to attain a better result and to rank in TS PGLCET 2019 merit list.

If you want to prepare for admissions to post graduate law programmes offered by various law colleges of Telangana State, download ‘All about TS PGLCET’ E-Book to know about the type of questions and pattern followed in Telangana State Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test. 

TS PGLCET 2019 Important Instructions:

Candidates should read all the important instructions before appearing for the final examination.

  • A student must carry his admit card to the exam centre.
  • The paper will be ‘Pen and Paper based’ so the student must carry a ball point pen (Blue or black).
  • The answers have to be marked on OMR sheet.
  • Candidates have to properly darken the circle which they think is the correct answer. If the circle is partially shaded, the computer will reject that answer even if it is correct.

*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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