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Sunday, June 17, 2012

Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test

(1). Notification for Lawcet Examination is generally released  between Last week of February and 2nd week of March every year.


3 year LL.B / B.L. Course: The Candidates for 3 year LL.B. / B.L. should have passed any Graduate Degree (10+2+3 pattern) of a recognized University with 45% of aggregate marks or any otherexamination recognized as equivalent by the Universities concerned.

5 Year LL.B./B.L. Course: The Candidates for 5 year LL.B. / B.L. should have passed two year Intermediate Examination (10+2 pattern) with 45% of aggregate marks or any other examination recognized as equivalent by the University concerned or the Board of Intermediate Education, A.P.

Note: There is a relaxation of 5% of marks in the above qualifying examinations for 3 year / 5 year Law course in favour of the Candidates belonging to SC / ST.

(3). Regional Centers of Entrance Test for 3 year / 5 year LL.B. / B.L. Courses :

       01. Anantapur    02. Kadapa           03. Guntur         04. Hyderabad
       05. Karimnagar  06. Kurnool          07. Nalgonda     08. Nellore
       09. Nizamabad   10. Rajahmundry 11. Srikakulam   12. Tirupati
       13. Vijayawada   14. Visakhapatnam                         15. Warangal

(4).LAWCET Question Paper Information:  

The Test is designed to evaluate the candidate’s ability 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. There is no negative mark for incorrect answers

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. 

For 5 year Law Course, the standard expected is of Intermediate level and for 3 year Law Course, the standard expected is of Degree Level.
The questions in Part-C, Aptitude for the study of Law, elementary knowledge of the basic principles of the Law and Constitution of India on the Part of the Student is assumed
The Questions will be objective type including multiple choices questions, matching items. Each Question contains four alternative answers numbered as 1, 2, 3 and 4. Candidates have to exercise their choice in answering the question.
1) LL.M / M.L. Courses are offered as full-time regular courses in the University Colleges,
constituent/PG Colleges of the University and Private Law Colleges affiliated to the Universities.
The candidates seeking admission into LL.M. (self-financing) and LL.M. (Private Appearance) of
Osmania University, Hyderabad also need to qualify in the PGLCET.

2) Educational qualifications :
a) Candidates holding LL.B./B.L. degree on the date of application and candidates who have
appeared/appearing for LL.B./B.L. Final year examination are also eligible.
b) The Candidates seeking admission into LL.M. (Private Appearance) of Osmania University,
Hyderabad shall have a minimum experience of 3-years as a judicial officer or 3-years standing
as an advocate on the date of appearing for PGLCET.
c) A candidate appearing for LLB/BL degree examinations may take the PGLCET in
anticipation of results. However he should pass at the time of counseling .
3) Regional Centres of Entrance Test
01. Hyderabad 02. Tirupati 03. Visakhapatnam 04. Warangal

4) Mode of Entrance Test :
a) A Single entrance test is conducted for all the courses of LL.M/M.L. 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).

                                         SYLLABUS FOR PGLCET - 2012
                                        Part-A: 40 Questions ….. 40 marks
I) JURISPRUDENCE: 20Questions …20 marks
Schools of Jurisprudence - Sources of Law, Custom Precedent and Legislation, Rights and duties -
Ownership and Possession, Persons, Obligation, Property, Liability, Legal Sanctions.
II) CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: 20Questions …20 marks
Nature of the constitution: Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy, Center-State
Relations, Emergency provisions, Amendments to the constitution, privileges of legislature.

                                      Part-B: 80 Questions ….. 80 marks
III) PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW: 16Questions … 16 marks

International Law and Municipal Law, Subjects, State Territory, Air, Sea and outer space, nationality and Statelessness, Extradition, Asylum, State Jurisdiction, United Nations & Human Rights.
IV) MERCANTILE LAW: 16Questions … 16 marksGeneral Principles of Contract (Sections. 1-75, Indian Contract Act-1872).
V) LABOUR LAW: 16Questions … 16 marks
Trade Union Act 1926. Industrial Disputes Act 1947.
VI) CRIMES and TORTS: CRIMES: 16Questions … 16 marks
Indian Penal Code -General Principles & General Exceptions. TORTS: General principles of Tort, ,
Defences, Joint liability, State liability for torts; Consumer Protection Act,1986
VII) IPR & OTHER LAWS: 16Questions … 16 marks
Copy right Act, 1957; Patents Act, 1970; Environmental Protection Act, 1986; The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, Salient features of Information Technology Act, 2000 and Right to Information Act 2005.

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