TS PGLCET 2020 Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Marking Scheme, Mock Test and Important Books

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    TS PGLCET 202 Exam Pattern will be released by Osmania University along with the Application Form. It is gateway for admission to one year LL.M. TS PGLCET 2020 will be conducted on May 27, 2020 in online (Computer based mode). 

    Latest Update: Application Process of TS PGLCET has commenced from March 6, 2020. Candidates willing to appear for the exam can register till April 6 without paying any late fee.

    • TS PGLCET 2020 Syllabus consists of sections like Jurisprudence, Constitutional law, Criminal law and Torts, International law, Labour law, Mercantile law. 
    • The paper will comprise of 120 Objective Type questions to be attempted in 90 minutes.
    • Languages of the Question paper will be English and Telugu. 
    • For every correct answer 1 mark will be marked and there is no criterion set for negative marking.

    Telangana State Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test is a state level examination which is conducted by Osmania University 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 2020 Exam Pattern Highlight

    All the important information related to TS PGLCET 2020 examination is provided in the table below. Candidates must check the portal regularly for any updates and changes.

    Exam modeOnline Computer Based Test
    Number of papers1
    Exam Timings11.00 am to 12.30 pm
    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

    Detailed Exam Pattern of TS PGLCET

    TS PGLCET 2020 Detailed Exam Pattern 

    Here is the detailed information about the TS PGLCET 2020 Exam Pattern. The students must go through all the points carefully.

    • The entrance test will be conducted in online mode (Computer Based Mode).
    • 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 2020, 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 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.

    Marking Scheme in TS PGLCET

    TS PGLCET 2020 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

    Complete TS PGLCET Syllabus

    TS PGLCET 2020 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.

    DownloadTS PGLCET Official Syllabus PDF

    The detailed TS PGLCET 2020 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 Study Material 

    Practice with Mock Test

    TS PGLCET Mock Test

    Once candidate is familiar with the exam pattern and covered the syllabus, they can move towards Mock Test. As they are designed as per the actual exam. TSCHE provide free Mock test facility on its official website. Candidates can visit the portal and practice the test, there is no requiremnet of application number or password to login.

    TS PGLCET Mock Test Window:

    ts pglcet Mock Test

    TS PGLCET 2020 Preparation Books

    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 2020 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. Some recommended Books for LLM entrance preparation are tabulated below:

    BooksAuthor/ Publisher
    Indian PolityM. Laxminath
    Studies in Jurisprudence and Legal TheoryN.V. Pranjape
    Law of TortsDr R.K Bangia
    Textbook on Indian Penal CodeK D Gaur
    Jurisprudence and Legal TheoryDr. V.D. Mahajan

    TS PGLCET 2020 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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