About LAWCET Exam
A Common Entrance Test, designated as LAW Common Entrance Test-2013 (LAWCET-2013) will be conducted by the CONVENER, LAWCET-2013, Department of Education, Sir Venkateswara University, Tirupati on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education(APSCHE) for admission into 3Year / 5Year LL.B / B.L Regular Courses in the Colleges of Education in Andhra Pradesh for the academic year 2013-2014.
Course: LL.B / B.L (3 yrs) and BBA-LL.B (5 yrs)
LAWCET 2013 Application Form
LAWCET 2013 application forms are usually made available in march every year .last date usually extends to April and the entrance test is conducted in May or June. The examination fee varies according to the mode in which it is availed. If the application is availed online then the examination fee is Rs.250/-, if not then the examination fee is Rs.275/- which has to be remitted in the form of demand draft taken in favor of Secretary, A.P state council of higher education, payable at Hyderabad on or before April. There will be late fee up to Rs.500/- depending upon the date when the application is submitted to the convener.
Eligibility for LAWCET 2013
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 other examination 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.
The applicants who have obtained 10+2 or graduation / post graduation through open Universities system directly without having any basic qualification for prosecuting such studies are not eligible for admission into the law courses.
LAWCET 2013 Age Limit
Maximum age for admission into 5 year Law Degree program is limited to 20 years in case of general category of applicants and to twenty two years in case of applicants from SC, ST and other Backward communities.
Reservation of seats in LAWCET 2013
- 100% seats reserved for Andhra pradesh students ( Based on LAWCET 2013 score )
- Other states students are not allowed.
Medium of LAWCET 2013 Entrance Test
Test 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. Test will be for duration of 2 hours
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 will be objective type including multiple choices questions, matching items.
The question paper is set both in English and Telugu.
Qualifying marks in LAWCET
The qualifying percentage of marks in the Entrance Test is 35% (i.e. 42 marks out of total 120 marks). There are no minimum qualifying marks for SCs and STs for ranking.
Age on admission:
Subject to the conditions stipulated by the Govt. of A.P., on this behalf, the maximum age limit for a candidate seeking admission into the 3 year and 5 year LL.B / B.L Course shall be Thirty Years (relaxable by five years in case of SCs/STs) and twenty years (relaxable by two years in case of SCs/STs) respectively as on 31st December of the year of seeking admission.
Nationality and Domicile:
The candidate should be an Indian National and should satisfy Local/Unreserved status requirement as laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions) Order, 1974 and the amendments made thereto from time to time.
Regional Centers of Entrance Test for 3 year / 5 year LL.B. / B.L. Courses :
Note: 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.
|*||Start of Submission & Registration of Online Application form||09-03-2013|
|*||Last date for Submission & Registration of Online Application form without late fee||23-04-2013 up to 5 PM|
|*||Last date for Submission & Registration of Online Application with late fee of Rs. 500/-||30-04-2013 up to 5 PM|
|*||Start of Downloading of HallTickets from the website www.apedcet.org||—|
|*||Date of Examination||03-06-2013 (Monday) 11.00 AM to 1.00 PM|
Sri Venkateswara University
Tirupati – 517 502
Phone: +91-8574-2289414, 2289545