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AP PGLCET 2020: Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Date

Through AP PGLCET 2020, candidates can enroll themselves for PG law course of LLM/ML offered by various colleges and Institutions across the Andhra Pradesh. The exam will be conducted by Krishnadevaraya University on behalf of APSCHE. Interested candidates must apply for the exam as per the eligibility criteria set up by the authority. The admission will be done on the basis of the marks secured by the candidates in the exam. Therefore, students must study diligently for the exam. For complete information on the AP PGLCET 2020 examination, candidates can go through this article.

Important Dates for AP PGLCET 2020

The tentative dates for the AP PGLCET 2020 are provided below-

Avialable Application Form 2020
Events Dates (Tentative)
Releasing of the notification 1st week of March 2020
Submission of online application form 2nd week of March 2020
Last date of submitting the form 2nd week of April 2020
Correction of online application submitted 2nd week of April 2020
Downloading of Hall tickets 2nd week of April 2020
Exam Date 3rd week of April 2020
Declaration of Preliminary key 4th week of April 2020
Last date of receiving objection on the answer key 4th week of April 2020
Declaration of result 1st week of May 2020

Note: The confirmed schedule will be updated once the authority announces the same.

Eligibility Criteria for AP PGLCET 2020

The eligibility criteria for AP PGLCET is as follows-

Nationality and Domicile: Candidates should be an Indian National and should satisfy the local/non-local status of Andhra Pradesh.

Qualifying Examination (Q.E): Candidates should hold a valid LLB/BL degree from a recognized institute/university.

Percentage Required: OC and BC candidates must have obtained minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates) in the Q.E.

Note: Candidates appearing in the final year of LLB/BL can also apply.

AP PGLCET 2020 Application Form

Candidates can fill the application form via online mode i.e. by visiting the official website. First of all, they need to pay the required fee for the exam. Only after paying the fee, candidates can proceed for filling the application form. Candidates can check their payment status before filling the form. To apply for the exam, candidates must enter the details of the payment reference ID, Qualifying examination hall ticket number, Mobile number, DOB etc. The details in the form must be filled very carefully. The application form includes information like- candidate’s personal details, educational qualification, address, Parent’s details etc. Candidates will also need to fill the preference of the test centers as per their convenience. Before submitting the form, they must upload the scanned photograph and signature in the form. They should also preview the form before making the final submission.

Application Fee

Applicants must pay the application fee of Rs. 850/- (processing charges applicable) either by cash at APOnline Center or by money transfer by Debit/Credit/Net Banking modes.

AP PGLCET 2020 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of AP PGLCET is as follows-

  • Exam Mode: Online (Computer-based)
  • Exam Duration: 90 Minutes
  • Language: English only
  • Type of Questions: MCQs
  • Marking Scheme: +1 mark will be awarded to the candidate for every right answer
  • Negative Marking: Not Applicable
Part Subject Maximum Marks
A Jurisprudence 20
Constitutional Law 20



Public International Law 16
Mercantile Law 16
Labour Law 16
Crimes and Torts 16
IPR and other Laws 16
Total 120


The syllabus for AP PGLCET 2020 Examination is as follows-

Jurisprudence: Schools of Jurisprudence – Sources of Law, Rights and Duties – Ownership and Possession, Persons, Obligation,  Custom Precedent and Legislation, Legal Sanctions Property, Liability.

IPR & other laws: Copyright Act, 1957, Patents Act, 1970, Environment (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.

Mercantile law: General Principles of Contract (Sections. 1-75, Indian Contract Act-1872).

Labour law: Trade Union Act 1926, Industrial Disputes Act 1947

Crimes and torts: Torts: General principles of Tort, Defences, Joint liability, State liability for torts, Consumer Protection Act, 1986, Indian Penal Code -General Principles & General Exceptions.

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.

Public international law: International Law and Municipal Law, Subjects of International Law, State Territory, Air, Sea and outer space, Nationality and Statelessness, Extradition, Asylum, State Jurisdiction, United Nations.

Preparation Tips for AP PGLCET 2020

To score well in the exam, candidates should put forward their best effort. Here are some tips that will help them succeed in the exam-

  1. Collect the study material keeping in mind the syllabus.
  2. Make a list of the topics as per the level of difficulty.
  3. Prepare a time table and follow it regularly.
  4. Make short notes for quick revision.
  5. Make a habit of reading the newspaper every day.
  6. Build a strong foundation in the basic concepts first and then proceed for the complex ones.
  7. Get enough sleep. Study as per your capacity to learn.
  8. Exercise regularly to maintain physical and mental well being.

AP PGLCET 2020 Admit Card

Aspirants can download their hall ticket from the official website. To download the admit card, they need to provide payment reference ID, Registration number, Qualifying examination hall ticket, Mobile number, and DOB. Candidates should carry the admit card in the exam hall along with the valid ID proof. Those who do not possess the same will not be allowed to take the exam.

AP PGLCET Result and Counselling

Aspirants can check their AP PGLCET 2020 result through the official website. The authority will announce the result most probably in the 1st week of May. A merit list will be prepared according to the marks secured by the candidates in the exam. Selected candidates will undergo the counselling procedure where they need to provide the preference of college and course. On the basis of the merit rank, seat availability and preference marked by the candidates, the authority will allot a seat to them. Candidates need to report to the concerned college to finish the admission related formalities.


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