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Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test 2024 ( APLAWCET )

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Preparing for AP LAWCET 2025? Check out all the details related to the AP LAWCET 2025 exam, including the AP LAWCET 2025 exam date, AP LAWCET 2025 registration and fee, syllabus, exam pattern, and AP LAWCET 2025 preparation tips in this article. 

AP LAWCET 2025

AP LAWCET 2025

AP LAWCET 2025: The Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) will conduct the AP LAWCET 2025 exam for admission to 5-year LLB and 3-year LLB courses. The application form for the exam is likely to be available in the fourth week of March 2025 on the official LAWCET website - cets.apsche.ap.gov.in/LAWCET. Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before filling out the AP LAWCET 2025 application form. Only those candidates who meet the eligibility criteria will be able to appear in the entrance exam. The AP LAWCET 2025 entrance exam will tentatively be conducted in June 2025. For admission to the LLM course, APSCHE will conduct the AP PGLCET 2025 exam.

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Candidates who are preparing for AP LAWCET 2025 can check everything about the entrance exam, including the AP LAWCET 2025 exam date, the process to fill out the AP LAWCET 2025 application form, the AP LAWCET 2025 syllabus, the exam pattern, the mock test, and more in this article. Its objective is to provide all the details about every event related to AP LAWCET 2025, from the registration process to counselling and admission, in chronological order. 

Q:   Is the application form for the five-year LL.B. and the three-year LL.B. the same in the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET exam?

A:
The application process for the five-year LL.B. And the three-year LL.B. Is the same, however, candidates have to select the course they are applying for at the time of registration only. For both 5-year LL.B. And 3-year LL.B. Programmes, candidates need to appear in a different test that will be conducted by Acharya Nagarjuna University on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education. For admission to the 5-year integrated LL.B. Course, candidates need to appear in the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET. However, they need to take the Andhra Pradesh PGLCET for admission to the LL. M. course.

Q:   How much is the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET application fee 2024?

A:

The APLAWCET application fees in 2024 will be INR 950 for open category (OC) or general category candidates, INR 950 for BC candidates, and INR 900 for SC and ST candidates. Candidates can submit the application form online and pay the application fee in the same mode, using Net Banking, a credit card, a debit card, or UPI payment options. Once the fee for the APLAWCET entrance exam is paid, candidates will not obtain it again because the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET application fee 2024 is non-refundable. Thus, candidates only need to fill out the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET application form and pay the application fee if they want to appear in the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET entrance exam.

 

Q:   When will the application forms for Andhra Pradesh LAWCET 2024 be available?

A:

The date of release of the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET 2024 application form was released on March 26, 2024 on the official website of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). The web address for this website is cets.apsch.ap.gov.in. The Andhra Pradesh LAWCET application form will only be available online on this website. The exam authority will not make the APLAWCET application form 2024 available offline. To fill out the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET application form, candidates from general category require a minimum of 45% marks in their qualifying exam. However, SC and ST candidates are eligible to appear in APLAWCET 2024 if they have 40% marks in their qualifying exam. All candidates must be Indian citizens to fill out the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET application form 2024.

 

What is AP LAWCET? 

AP LAWCET refers to the Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test, which is a law entrance exam for admission into 5-year LLB and 3-year LLB programmes offered by recognised law colleges in Andhra Pradesh. Every year, a different college or university conducts AP LAWCET on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). 

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AP LAWCET 2025 Highlights

To know more about AP LAWCET 2025, check out the following highlights or key details related to the exam below:

Features

Details

Exam name

Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test (AP LAWCET)

Conducting body

Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur on behalf of APSCHE

Exam purpose

Admission to five-year LLB and three-year LLB courses offered by law colleges of Andhra Pradesh state.

Courses offered

BA LLB, BCom LLB, BSc LLB, BBA LLB, BLS LLB, BTech LLB, LLB

Exam frequency

Once a year

Exam mode

Online

Exam duration

90 minutes

Exam timings

3 pm to 4:30 pm 

Helpdesk number

0877 2284599, 9676040752

Official Website

cets.apsche.ap.gov.in 

AP LAWCET 2025 Dates

AP LAWCET 2025 registration will tentatively commence in the fourth week of started on March 2025. Check out all the important dates related to AP LAWCET 2025 below: 

AP LAWCET 2025 Events Dates (Tenatiave)
AP LAWCET 2025 Application (without a late fee) March 2025 to May 2025
AP LAWCET 2025 Application (with a late fee of INR 500) May 2025 (1st week)
AP LAWCET 2025 Application (with a late fee of INR 1000) May 2025 (2nd week)
AP LAWCET 2025 Application (with a late fee of INR 2000) May 2025 (3rd week)
AP LAWCET 2025 Application (with a late fee of INR 3000) May 2025 (4th week)

AP LAWCET 2025 Application Correction Window

May 2025 (4th week) to June 2025 (1st week)
AP LAWCET 2025 Hall Ticket release June 2025
AP LAWCET 2025 Exam June 2025
AP LAWCET 2025 Preliminary Answer Key release date June 2025
Objections to AP LAWCET Answer Key 2025 June 2025
AP LAWCET 2025 Result June 2024 (4th week)

AP LAWCET 2025 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates need to know the AP LAWCET eligibility criteria before filling out the AP LAWCET 2025 application form. 

Check out the following AP LAWCET eligibility criteria 2025:

Course

AP LAWCET Eligibility Criteria

5-Year LLB

General Category:

  • Class 12 pass from a recognised board
  • Candidates need a minimum of 45% in their Class 12 final exam

Backward Classw (BC) Category: 

  • Class 12 pass from a recognised board
  • Candidates need a minimum of 42% in their Class 12 final exam

SC / ST Category: 

  • Class 12 pass from a recognised board
  • Candidates need a minimum of 40% in their Class 12 final exam

3-Year LLB

General Category:

  • Graduation pass in any stream in a (10+2+3) format from a recognised college / university
  • Candidates need a minimum of 45% in their Class graduation final exam

Backward Classw (BC) Category: 

  • Graduation pass in any stream in a (10+2+3) format from a recognised college / university
  • Candidates need a minimum of 42% in their Class graduation final exam

SC / ST Category: 

  • Graduation pass in any stream in a (10+2+3) format from a recognised college / university
  • Candidates need a minimum of 40% in their Class graduation final exam

Note: Candidates from the general category with less than 45% marks in their qualifying exam can also apply for AP LAWCET 2025 if they have another graduate or postgraduate degree and have scored a minimum of 45% in the final exam of this degree. 

Q:   How can I fill out the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET Application Form 2024?

A:

To fill out the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET 2024 application form, candidates need to go to the website of the Andhra Pradesh State Education Council (APSCHE), cets.apsche.ap.gov.in. Then, they need to visit the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET tab available on the homepage of the website. Now, click on the "Application Form" option and register for the exam by entering your personal, academic, and contact details. Click on the "Save and Next" button to complete the registration process. Then, fill out the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET 2024 application form, upload your passport size and a scanned copy of your signatures, pay the application fee, review the form, and submit it.

 

Q:   Do I need to send the application form of Andhra Pradesh LAWCET 2024 in offline mode?

A:

No, candidates do not need to send their Andhra Pradesh LAWCET application form to the exam authority in offline mode. They can take printouts of the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET 2024 application form and keep a copy of the submitted application form with them for future references. The application form submitted online is sufficient for appearing in the examination. However, a printed copy of the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET application form 2024 will be required at the time of the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET admission process 2024 and Andhra Pradesh LAWCET counselling 2024.     

 

Q:   Is the application form for Andhra Pradesh LAWCET available at the regional offices?

A:
No, the application form for Andhra Pradesh LAWCET is provided only in online mode on the official website. No application forms can be obtained or submitted at Andhra Pradesh regional centres. The application form is available on the official website of the Andhra Pradesh Common Entrance Tests, cets. Apsche. Andhra Pradesh. Gov. In. Candidates need to use four main steps to fill out the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET application form. The first step is to fill out details as per the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET eligibility criteria and pay the application fee. In the second step, candidates need to check their payment status. After checking the payment status, they need to fill out the application and submit it. Lastly, they are required to print out their application form.

Q:   What is the last date for application submission for Andhra Pradesh LAWCET 2024?

A:

The Andhra Pradesh LAWCET 2024 application process will be April 25, 2024.. Candidates also need to know that Andhra Pradesh LAWCET application process is conducted in three phases. In the first phase, candidates can submit their Andhra Pradesh LAWCET application form within a particular period of time without any late fees. Once the deadline to submit the application form without a late fee is over, candidates will be able to fill out the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET application form 2024 with a late fee of INR 500 till a certain date. Then, the APSCHE will inform the deadlines to submit the application form with a late fee of INR 1000 and INR 2000, respectively. Check out all the important dates related to the AP LAWCET 2024 application process below: 

EventDate
AP LAWCET/PGLCET 2024 Application (without a late fee)26-Mar-2024 to 25-Apr-2024
AP LAWCET/PGLCET 2024 Application (with a late fee of INR 500)26-Apr-2024 to 3-May-2024
AP LAWCET/PGLCET 2024 Application (with a late fee of INR 1000)4-May-2024 to 11-May-2024
AP LAWCET/PGLCET 2024 Application (with a late fee of INR 2000)12-May-2024 to 20-May-2024
AP LAWCET/PGLCET 2024 Application (with a late fee of INR 3000)21-May-2024 to 29-May-2024

AP LAWCET/PGLCET 2024 Application Correction Window

30-May-2024 to 1-Jun-2024

 

Q:   Can I change details in my submitted application form of APLAWCET 2024?

A:

Candidates can change some of the details in the APLAWCET 2024 application form only during the application correction window. The correction window for Andhra Pradesh LAWCET is available once the application process is over. Candidates need to submit a particular document to change the relevant information in the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET application form 2024. The exam authority provides information about the documents required to change particular details in the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET application form through the Andhra Pradesh LAWCET exam notification.

 

AP LAWCET 2025 Application Form 

The AP LAWCET application form 2025 will be made available through the AP LAWCET 2025 registration. The registration will tentatively start in the fourth week of March 2024. 

  • To fill out the AP LAWCET 2025 application form, use the following steps: 
  • Go to the official website of APSCHE: https://cets.apsche.ap.gov.in/ 
  • First, click on the Common Entrance Tests (CETS)-2025 tab, and then click on the AP LAWCET-2025 tab. 
  • Click on the AP LAWCET registration link and check the exam eligibility criteria. 
  • Register for AP LAWCET 2025 by entering your basic details, qualification-related details, preferred law course (5-year LLB, 3-year LLB or LLM), mobile number, and email ID. 
  • Pay the AP LAWCET 2025 registration fee. 
  • Check your payment status by clicking on "Know Your Payment Status”. 
  • If the payment is successful, fill out the AP LAWCET application form. 
  • Review your form and submit it. 
  • Take a printout of the AP LAWCET application for future reference. 

Note: The AP LAWCET registration process is the same as the AP PGLCET registration process. AP PGLCET candidates only need to select the course as LLM, fill out the educational details, and pay the registration fee for AP PGLCET to fill out the AP PGLCET 2025 application form.

AP LAWCET/PGLCET direct application link To be updated here

AP LAWCET 2025 Application Fee

The category-wise registration or application fees for AP LAWCET 2025 have been mentioned below: 

Category Application Fee for 5-year LLB and 3-year LLB Application Fee for LLM (APPGLCT)
Open/General INR 900 INR 1,000
OBC INR 850 INR 950
SC/ST INR 800 INR 900

AP LAWCET 2025 Exam Pattern

The   can help you know the nature of the exam and prepare for it accordingly. Check out the AP LAWCET exam pattern 2025 below:

AP LAWCET Exam Pattern

Exam Mode

Computer-Based Online Mode

(Conducted at exam centres in Andhra Pradesh)

Exam Duration

1 hour 30 minutes (90 minutes)


Test Subjects / Sections

Three sections:

  • General Knowledge
  • Current Affairs
  • Aptitude for the Study of Law

Test Paper Languages

English and Telugu

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice-based Questions (MCQs) / Objective Questions

Number of Questions

120 Questions

Total Marks

120 marks

Marking Scheme

  • 1 mark for each correct 
  • No negative marking

AP LAWCET 2025 Section-Wise Weightage

The mark distribution for each section of the AP LAWCET 2025 exam has been provided below:

AP LAWCET Sections

Total Questions

Total Marks

Section A: General Knowledge and Mental Ability

30

30

Section B: Current Affairs

30

30

Section 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

60

60

Total

120

120

AP LAWCET 2025 Syllabus

You must know the AP LAWCET syllabus if you want to prepare for AP LAWCET 2025. Knowing the AP LAWCET 2025 syllabus will guide your preparation for the exam. Check out the details of the AP LAWCET syllabus 2025 below:

APLAWCET 2025 Syllabus for Aptitude of Law

Check important topics from which questions will be asked in Aptitude for Study of Law subject below: 

APLAWCET 2025 Syllabus for General Knowledge

The topics to prepare to score well in this section of AP LAWCET 2025 are: 

  • Historical events
  • Geography 
  • Economics
  • Amendments
  • National Insignia
  • Awards and New Appointments
  • Indian Constitution
  • General science

APLAWCET 2025 Syllabus for Current Affairs

The questions in this section will be based on: 

  • Economics-related current events too 
  • News of national or international importance
  • News related to Legal cases/ judgements
  • National and International Awards

AP LAWCET 2025 Preparation Tips 

The AP LAWCET 2025 preparation can increase candidates’ chances to crack AP LAWCET 2025. To prepare for the AP LAWCET 2025, you can use the following effective preparation tips or strategies:
Understand the AP LAWCET 2025 exam pattern to know the types and number of questions that will be asked in the exam. 

  • Understanding the AP LAWCET exam pattern can also help you determine the subjects from which questions will be asked in the entrance test. 
  • Learn topics according to the AP LAWCET syllabus. 
  • Solve AP LAWCET previous years’ question papers. 
  • Solve practice sets in the best books for AP LAWCET 2025 preparation.
  • Prepare a timetable for your AP LAWCET preparation and dedicate time for exam preparation according to this timetable.
  • Take the AP LAWCET mock test.

AP LAWCET 2025 Mock Test

APSCHE offers free mock tests for AP LAWCET. If you are preparing for AP LAWCET 2025, you can take free mock tests for the entrance exam by using the following steps: 

  • Go to the official website of APSCHE - https://cets.apsche.ap.gov.in/ 
  • Click on the AP LAWCET - 2025 tab. 
  • A new page will open. On this page, click on the “Mock Test” tab.
  • You will find an auto-filled log in ID and password, and you only need to click on the “Sign In” button to start the mock test. 

 

Candidates can also take previous years’ mock tests (2022 and 2024) by visiting previous years’ admission portals on APSCHE’s website.

AP LAWCET 2025 Books

The best books for the AP LAWCET preparation are the following: 

AP LAWCET Books

Author/Publisher

Pratiyogita Darpan

PD Group

General Knowledge 

Disha Experts

Objective English for Competitive Examination

Tata McGraw Hill

Legal Aptitude for CLAT and other Law Entrance Examinations

AP Bhardwaj

AP LAWCET Previous Years' Question Papers

Candidates also need to solve the previous years' question papers of AP LAWCET because these papers can help them with their exam preparation in the following ways:

  • Helps in identify strengths and weaknesses.
  • Improves speed and accuracy.
  • Boost confidence.
  • Allows practicing time management.
  • Helps in learning from previous mistakes.
  • Provides an idea of the difficulty level of the exam.
  • Helps to become familiar with the topics that are most frequently tested.
  • Helps in developing a better understanding of the concepts covered in the syllabus.

AP LAWCET 2025 Admit Card

The AP LAWCET admit card 2025 will tentatively be released in the first week of June 2025. To download the AP LAWCET 2025 admit card, the following steps need to be used: 

  • Visit APSCHE’s official website: cets.apsche.ap.gov.in 
  • Click on the “AP LAWCET-2025” tab. 
  • Now, click on “Download Hall Ticket.”
  • Enter your registration ID or payment reference ID, qualifying exam’s hall ticket number, and date of birth to download your AP LAWCET admit card or hall ticket. 
  • AP LAWCET 2025 Exam Day Guidelines
  • On the AP LAWCET exam day, you need to arrive at least before the exam centre. 
  • You need to carry your AP LAWCET admit card with a coloured passport-size photo attached to it to the exam centre. 
  • Do not carry food, reference materials, and electronic devices to the exam hall.

AP LAWCET/PGLCET 2025 admit card direct link: To be updated here

Check out the AP LAWCET 2025 exam timing below: 

AP LAWCET 2025 Exam Day Schedule
Reporting Time 1:00 PM
Entry to Exam Hall starts 1:30 PM
Last Entry to Exam Hall 2:15 PM
AP LAWCET 2025 Exam starts 2:30 PM
AP LAWCET 2025 Exam ends 4:00 PM
Candidates' departure time 4:15 PM

AP LAWCET 2025 Answer Key

The performance of candidates in the AP LAWCET 2025 exam will be evalauted on the basis of the AP LAWCET 2025 final answer key. The AP LAWCET 2025 preliminary answer key will tenatively be released in the second week of June 2025 on the official website of the AP LAWCET exam, https://cets.apsche.ap.gov.in/LAWCET. Candidates will be able to raise objections to the answer key during the provided objection window. Considering the objections, the final answer key will be released. Candidates can use the following steps to download the answer key for AP LAWCET 2025 exam:

  • Go to the official AP LAWCET exam website - https://cets.apsche.ap.gov.in/LAWCET.
  • Click on the "Preliminary Answer Key" link. 
  • The answer key will open in a new tab. Now, click on the download option to download the answer key.
AP LAWCET/PGLCET 2025 Preliminary Answer Key (Direct Link) To be updated here

AP LAWCET 2025 Result 

After the commencement of the AP LAWCET 2025 exam, the AP LAWCET result 2025 will tentatively be declared in June 2025. 

  • To check the AP LAWCET 2025 result or check the AP LAWCET 2025 scorecard, you can use the following steps: 
  • Visit APSCHE’s official website - cets.apsche.ap.gov.in 
  • Click on the “AP LAWCET-2025” tab. 
  • Now, click on the “Result” option and enter your registration ID and AP LAWCET hall ticket number to check the AP LAWCET result

Or,

  • Click on the “Download Rank Card” option and enter your registration ID, qualifying exam’s hall ticket number and date of birth to download your AP LAWCET score card or hall ticket. 
  • Create multiple printouts of your AP LAWCET score card / rank card for future reference. 

AP LAWCET 2025 Counselling

AP LAWCET counselling 2025 will be the most important process for admission to a 5-year LLB course or a 3-year LLB course through AP LAWCET 2025. The AP LAWCET counselling process will be conducted in the following stages: 

  1. Counselling Registration: In this stage, candidates will have to register for AP LAWCET counselling 2025 by filling out the AP LAWCET counselling registration form online at https://lawcet-sche.aptonline.in/LAWCET.
    Verification of Documents: After the counselling registration, candidates will have to visit the counselling centres designated by APSCHE to verify their education documents, caste certificates (for reserved category candidates), and ID proofs. 
  2. Web Option: Once the documents are verified, candidates will have to exercise web options in which they need to apply for colleges of their preference or change colleges in which they apply for admission.
  3. Seat Allotment: Based on the options filled by candidates and rank secured by them in AP LAWCET 2025, seats will be allotted to them for admission to a 3-year LLB or 5-year LLB course. 
  4. Admission / Reporting to Colleges: After the AP LAWCET 2025 seat allotment, candidates will have to report to their respective colleges, pay the admission fee, and secure their seats.

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