AP LAWCET (Andhra Pradesh Common Law Entrance Test)



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

AP LAWCET 2020 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 Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), Hyderabad.



AP LAWCET 2020 Notification

AP LAWCET 2020 Notification will be released in the month of March 2020. AP LAWCET 2020 Application process starts from 11th March 2020 & Closes on 5th September 2020. AP LAWCET 2020 Exam for both 3Year & 5year Law courses is scheduled in 1st October 2020.

AP LAWCET 2020 Exam Dates

Notification Releases on

10th March 2020

Online Applications available from

11th March 2020

Last Date for submission of Applications without late fee

15th June 2020

Correction of the application already submitted

07th - 10th July 2020

Hall Tickets

20th September 2020

AP LAWCET 2020 Exam Date

1st October 2020


October 2020

AP LAWCET 2020 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 payment gateway (if online payment).

2) Enter the details of fee payment.

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

4) Upload the photograph and signature.

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

Get detailed information about AP LAWCET Application Form 2020

AP LAWCET 2020 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) The 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 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 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.

For detailed information on AP LAWCET Eligibility Criteria

Courses offered

3-year courses

5-year courses


LL.B (Honors)


BA.LL.B (Honors),



AP LAWCET 2020 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 2020 Exam Pattern

AP LAWCET 2020 Syllabus

AP LAWCET 2020 syllabus is comprised of the following subjects

a) General Knowledge & Mental ability,

b) Current Affairs,

c) Aptitude for Study of Law

Complete AP LAWCET 2020 syllabus


AP LAWCET 2020 Admit Cards

Candidate can download the hall tickets from the official website of AP LAWCET 2020. Hall tickets will be issued from 3rd week of September 2020. Hall tickets will contain information regarding candidate and test date, time and venue. Hall Tickets will not be sent by post or mail.

Click for information on AP LAWCET Admit Card 2020

 AP LAWCET 2020 Qualifying marks

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

AP LAWCET 2020 Results

Candidate can get the AP LAWCET 2020 results from the official website of AP LAWCET 2020. Results will be announced on 2nd week of October 2020. Rank card will be made available on the official website after result announcement. Rank Cards will not be sent by post or mail.

AP LAWCET 2020 Counselling

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

Click to know AP LAWCET Counseling Process

 AP LAWCET 2020 General Instructions

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

Universities directly without having any basic qualification 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 centre is less than 100, the Convener reserves the right to cancel the centre and in such case, the candidates will be allotted to the other nearest centre.

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.