Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur is the respective authority that organizes the AP LAWCET exam every year. It is a state-level law entrance exam conducted on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). AP LAWCET stands for Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test is a computer-based test.
Through AP LAWCET, eligible candidates will get admission into regular LLB courses (3 and 5 years) offered at Andhra Pradesh Universities and their affiliated colleges. Interested and eligible candidates must submit their online application as per the prescribed schedule. Aspirants can check the complete details regarding AP LAWCET 2024 from the article below.
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AP LAWCET 2024 Highlights
|Name of exam||AP LAWCET|
|AP LAWCET Full form||Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test|
|Organized by||Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur|
|Courses offered||3 Year/5 Year LL.B. Courses|
|Frequency of exam||Once a year|
|Mode of exam||Online|
AP LAWCET Important Dates (Tentative)
Candidates can check the tentative schedule regarding the AP LAWCET exam 2024 from the table below.
|The release date for AP LAWCET notification||March 2024|
|The Online application process starts from||March 2024|
|AP LAWCET last date for application submission (without late fee)||April 2024|
|Last for application submission with a late fee of Rs 500/-||April 2024|
|Last for application submission with a late fee of Rs 1000/-||May 2024|
|Last for application submission with a late fee of Rs 2000/-||May 2024|
|Correction facility||May 2024|
|Availability of hall tickets||May 2024|
|AP LAWCET exam date||May 2024|
AP LAWCET Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must satisfy the necessary eligibility criteria set by the conducting authority before applying for the exam. The details regarding AP LAWCET eligibility criteria are as follows.
For a 3-year LLB Course
Candidates must have completed a 3-year of bachelor’s degree in any stream with at least 45% of aggregate marks (40% for SC/ST Category) or any other examination recognized as equivalent by the Universities concerned.
For a 5-year LLB Course
The candidates should have passed the 12th examination (10+2 pattern) with at least 45% of aggregate marks (40% for SC/ST category) or any other equivalent examination recognized by the University concerned or the Board of Intermediate Education, A.P.
Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.
AP LAWCET Application Form 2024
The application form for AP LAWCET will be available tentatively in March 2024 through online mode only. Candidates seeking admission to UG Law courses at various government and private colleges across the state of Andhra Pradesh must submit their application form on or before the due date.
To apply online, candidates need to visit the official website link and submit the required exam fee.
Candidates will be allowed to check the payment status by providing their qualifying exam degree admit card number and mobile number.
Candidates have to fill out all the asked details in the application form such as personal details, educational details, and other mandatory information.
Candidates should upload scanned images of required documents a photograph, signature, category certificate, etc.
Recheck the details before submitting the application form.
Candidates are advised to take the printout of the duly filled application form for future use.
AP LAWCET Application Fee
The payment of the application fee can be made online only by using a debit card/credit card/net banking payment gateway. For the general category, the application fee will be Rs 900/-, Rs. 850/- for the BC category, and 800/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST Category.
AP LAWCET 2024 Exam Pattern
The exam is designed to analyze the applicant’s General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Mental ability, and Aptitude skills that are required to pursue the study of Law. Candidates can check the examination pattern details in the section below.
|Exam mode||Online (Computer-based test)|
|Total number of questions||120|
|Type of questions||Multiple-choice questions (MCQs)|
|Duration of exam||90 minutes|
|Language of paper||English & Telugu|
|Marking criteria||+1 for each correct answer No negative marking|
Subject-wise distribution of questions and marks is provided below.
|Sections||Number of questions||Marks|
|General knowledge and Mental Ability||30||30|
|Aptitude for the study of law||60||60|
AP LAWCET Syllabus 2024
Candidates must know the syllabus before starting their exam preparation. Below, candidates can check the section-wise syllabus for AP LAWCET exam.
|Part -A||Topics related to General Knowledge such as history of India, geography, political science, Indian Culture and Heritage, general science, Basics of the Indian Economy, and topics related to Mental Ability|
|Part -B||Current Affairs related topics such as national and international affairs, Economy, Judiciary System, Entertainment, Appointments, Sports, and Awards|
|Part -C||Topics related to Aptitude for the Study of Law, such as elementary-level topics associated with the basic principles of law and the Constitution of India|
- AP LAWCET Admit Card 2024
The conducting body will release the AP LAWCET 2024 admit card tentatively in May 2024. Candidates who registered for the exam can download the AP LAWCET Hall ticket from the official website. To download the admit card, candidates need to provide their registration number and date of birth in the given fields.
The admit card will consist of important details related to the exam such as the candidate’s name, roll number, exam centre, reporting time, exam date and time, exam guidelines, etc. Candidates must bring their admit card while appearing at the examination centre. No candidate will be allowed to sit in the exam without a valid admit card.
AP LAWCET Result Answer Key
The authority will release the provisional answer key most likely in May 2024 after the successful completion of the exam. Candidates who appeared in the exam will be allowed to download answer keys and raise objections against them within the specified time limit.
After considering all the objections, a final answer key will be published on the official website. With the help of the answer key, candidates will be able to calculate their estimated exam scores.
AP LAWCET 2024 Result
The exam authority will announce the AP LAWCET result in June 2024. Candidates will be able to download the Result cum scorecard online from the official website by providing their AP LAWCET registration number and hall ticket number.
The scorecard will include the details like the candidate’s merit rank, scores, and qualification status. The applicants will be ranked in the order of merit based on the score secured in the AP LAWCET Entrance Exam 2024. The AP LAWCET Rank card will be available online one week after the announcement of results.
AP LAWCET counselling 2024
Candidates who qualify for the AP LAWCET exam will be invited to participate in the counselling process. The process of counselling will be held online in July 2024. The shortlisted candidates will have to attend the counselling as per their merit rank.
The counselling will be held in multiple rounds and include stages like registration, document verification, allotment of seats, reporting to the allotted college, etc. Final admission will be based on the choice filled by the candidates and the merit list. After the seat allotment, candidates will be required to submit the admission fee to confirm their seats.
AP LAWCET Contact Details
AP LAWCET / AP PGLCET – 2023
Directorate of Admissions,
Acharya Nagarjuna University
Andhra Pradesh- 522 510
Contact number: 9440258811, 0863-2346171
AP LAWCET website: https://cets.apsche.ap.gov.in/
For 5-year LLB course, the minimum age limit must be 17 years, and 21 years for 3- year LLB course.
A score of 100+ in the AP LAWCET exam is considered a good score.
The minimum cutoff for AP LAWCET is 42 marks out of 120 i.e., 35% of the total marks.
The exam is held once a year.
The difficulty level of the exam is moderate to easy.
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