AP LAWCET / AP PGLCET- 2016 - Notification, Application Form, Eligibility, Dates

 Sri Krishnadevaraya University
AP LAWCET-2016 and AP PGLCET- 2016 are the Andhra Pradesh Common Law Entrance Tests for admission into LL.B 3/5 Year Law Courses and LL.M Courses in the Universities in Andhra Pradesh and their affiliated colleges. These tests are being conducted by Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad.

Please note that this is a State level Law Entrance Examination.

Important dates

  • Last date for submission of applications without late fee: 30th April, 2016
    with late fee of Rs.500/-: 1-7 May, 2016
    with late fee of Rs.1,000/-: 8-15 May, 2016
    with late fee of Rs.1,500/-: 16-21 May, 2016
    with late fee of Rs.5000/- candidates have to write the entrance test in Anantapuramu only: 22-27 May, 2016
  • Date and Time of AP LAWCET: 28th May, 2016 (10.00 AM to 11.30 AM) 
  • Date and Time of AP PGLCET: 28th May, 2016 (2.30 PM to 4.00 PM)


  • The candidate should be an Indian National and should satisfy Local/Unreserved status requirement as laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions) Order, 1974 and the amendments made there to from time to time.
  • 3 year BA LL.B.: Candidates should possess Graduation Degree or equivalent from any stream of 10+2+3 pattern from a recognized University with 45% of aggregate marks.
  • 5 Year BA LL.B.: Candidates should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination from recognized University/ Board of Education with 45% of aggregate marks.
  • LL.M.: Candidates holding LL.B./ BL degree on the date of application and candidates who have appeared/ appearing for LL.B./BL final year examination are also eligible.

How to Apply

  • Candidates can apply through online mode only.
  • Registration fee for AP LAWCET is Rs.450/- and for AP PGLCET is Rs.600/-.
  • Registration fee may be paid AP online/ Mee Seva/ e-Seva centres in AP and also through payment gateway (credit card/ debit card/ net banking).

Test Pattern

AP LAWCET-2016 (For BA LL.B)
The Test is designed to evaluate the candidate’s General Knowledge, Mental ability, current affairs and aptitude to pursue the study of Law. The Test consists of three parts. Total number of questions will be 120 and the duration of test is 90 minutes. Maximum marks are 120.
  • Part – A: Consists of 30 questions carrying 30 marks: General Knowledge and Mental Ability
  • Part – B: Consists of 30 questions carrying 30 marks: Current Affairs
  • Part – C: Consists of 60 questions carrying 60 marks: Aptitude for the Study of Law.

AP PGLCET- 2016 (For LL.M)
A Single entrance test is conducted for all the courses of LL.M. It is of 90 minutes duration and consists of 120 questions of 1 mark each. Part-A consists of 40 questions (Jurisprudence 20, Constitutional Law 20; Total 40 questions of 1 mark each); and Part -B consists of 80 questions (public International Law 16,Mercantile Law 16, Labour Law 16, Crimes and Torts 16, and IPR & Other Laws 16).

Test Centres

AP PGLCET- 2016 (For LLM): Tirupati, Visakhapatnam, Guntur, Anantapuram
AP LAWCET-2016 (For BA LL.B): Anantapuram, Kadapa, Guntur, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam

For more details please visit http://www.aplawcet.org/
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