AP LAWCET (Andhra Pradesh Common Law Entrance Test)



Notification | Exam Dates | Application Form |  Eligibility | Exam Pattern | Syllabus | Admit Cards | Results | Counselling

AP LAWCET 2023 AP LAWCET is the Andhra Pradesh state common entrance exam in the field of law which is a gateway for admission into 3-year or 5-year LL.B graduate law courses across the universities and their affiliated colleges present in Andhra Pradesh. AP LAWCET entrance exam is conducted by Sri Padmavathi Mahila Viswa Vidyalayam, Tirupati on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), Vijayawada.

AP LAWCET 2023 Notification

AP LAWCET 2023 Notification will be released in the month of March 2023. AP LAWCET 2023 Application process starts on March 2023, & Closes on May 2023. AP LAWCET 2023 Exam for both 3 Year & 5year Law courses is scheduled for July 2023.

AP LAWCET 2023 Exam Dates

Events Dates (Tentative)
AP LAWCET 2023 Official Notification Release Date 3rd week of March 2023
Online application starts from 3rd week of March 2023
Last date to apply online 4th week of April 2023
Last to apply online with late fees 1st week of May 2023
Application Correction Window 2nd week of May 2023
Availability of Admit Card 3rd week of May 2023
AP LAWCET 2023 Exam Date 4th week of May 2023
Answer Key Release Date 1st week of June 2023
Declaration of the final result 2nd week of June 2023
Starting of Counseling Process 1st week of July 2023

AP LAWCET 2023 Application Form
Application Fee: 
Rs 750 /-

a) Online Payment using Credit/Debit Card.

b) AP Online Centres

How to Apply Online:

1) Visit the official website and pay the application fee through the payment gateway (if online payment).

2) Enter the details of the fee payment.

3) Proceed to the Application form and fill in the personal and academic details.

4) Upload the photograph and signature.

5) Submit the application and take a printout for future reference.

 AP LAWCET Application Form 2023

AP LAWCET 2023 Eligibility

1) The candidate should be of Indian Nationality.

2) Candidate should satisfy the local/unreserved status as per the requirement laid down in AP Educational Institutions Order 1974 Regulation of Admission.

3) Candidates other than Indian Nationals should satisfy the rules of the Universities concerned.

4) For 3-year LL.B Course: Candidate should have passed any graduate degree (10+2+3 pattern) of a recognized University with 45% of aggregate marks or any other examination recognized as equivalent by the Universities concerned.

5) For 5-year LL.B Course: Candidate should have passed a two-year Intermediate Exam (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.

6) For SC/ST candidates, there is a relaxation of 5% marks i.e. SC/ST candidates should obtain 40% of aggregate marks.

7) A candidate appearing for the above qualifying examinations may also take the AP LAWCET in anticipation of results. In the case of such students, their admission shall be subject to their securing eligible marks in the said qualifying examinations.

8) There is no maximum age limit.

AP LAWCET Eligibility Criteria

Courses offered

3-year courses

5-year courses


LL.B (Honors)


BA.LL.B (Honors),



AP LAWCET 2023 Exam Pattern

1) Mode of exam: Offline i.e. Pen & Paper-based test

2) Duration: 1½ Hours (90 min)

3) Subjects: General Knowledge, Mental ability, current affairs, and aptitude for the study of law

4) Total marks: 120

5) Total Questions: 120

6) Type: Objective type

AP LAWCET 2023 Exam Pattern

AP LAWCET 2023 Syllabus

AP LAWCET 2023 syllabus is comprised of the following subjects

a) General Knowledge & Mental ability,

b) Current Affairs,

c) Aptitude for the Study of Law

AP LAWCET 2023 syllabus

AP LAWCET 2023 Admit Cards

Candidates can download the hall tickets from the official website of AP LAWCET 2023. Hall tickets will be issued from May 2023. Hall tickets will contain information regarding the candidate and test date, time, and venue. Hall Tickets will not be sent by post or mail.

AP LAWCET Admit Card 2023

 AP LAWCET 2023 Qualifying marks

The qualifying percentage of marks in the Entrance Test is 35% (i.e. 42 marks out of a total of 120 marks). There will be no minimum qualifying marks for SC & ST candidates for ranking.

AP LAWCET 2023 Results

Candidates can get the AP LAWCET 2023 results from the official website of AP LAWCET 2023. Results will be announced in 1st week of August 2023. Rank cards will be made available on the official website after the result announcement. Rank Cards will not be sent by post or mail.

AP LAWCET 2023 Counselling

On the basis of the marks and rank obtained by the candidates, they will get admission. Candidates will be called rank-wise for counseling procedures. Candidates need to register and pay a non-refundable counseling fee of Rs 1000/- (Rs 500/- for the SC/ST category). There will be certificate verification and candidates have to submit a Xerox copy of the certificates. After the counseling procedure, all candidates have to choose the colleges through web options.

AP LAWCET Counseling Process

 AP LAWCET 2023 General Instructions

1) The applicants who have obtained 10+2 or graduation/post-graduation through open

Universities directly without having any basic qualifications for prosecuting such studies are not eligible for admission into the law courses.

2) Mere appearance in AP LAWCET will not give any right of admission.

3) If the total number of candidates in any center is less than 100, the Convener reserves the right to cancel the center and in such case, the candidates will be allotted to the other nearest center.

4) The Convener, AP LAWCET reserves the right to reject the application of any candidate at any stage

5) Any change will not be permitted to be made in the application after its receipt by the Convener.

6) The answer scripts of candidates taking the AP LAWCET examination will be preserved for 6 months from the date of announcement of AP LAWCET results.

7) The conduct of AP LAWCET is subject to orders and instructions issued by the Government of Andhra Pradesh from time to time.

8) All disputes arising out of any matter concerning AP LAWCET shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the A.P. High Court only.

9) Candidates are directed to carry to the examination hall a Ball Point Pen (Blue or Black)

10) The candidate will not be allowed into the examination hall after 10.00 am i.e. after the commencement of the examination.

11) Candidates must remain seated in their allotted places till the completion of the Examination. In no case, they will be allowed to leave the examination hall until the end of the examination.