AP LAWCET 2021: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria


AP LAWCET 2021 is also known as Andhra Pradesh Common Law Entrance Test 2020. This entrance exam is conducted by Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur on the behalf of APSCHE, Hyderabad. This exam is conducted at the state level once a year. This exam offer admission into three-year L.L.B. courses and five-year L.L.B. courses. Interested candidates can go through the following article for detailed information regarding AP LAWCET 2021 like application form, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus etc.

AP LAWCET 2021 Exam Status

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AP LAWCET 2021 Important Dates


The important dates of the AP LAWCAT are given in the table below.

AP LAWCET 2021 Schedule
Events Dates
Online application starts May 2021
Last date for form submission (without late fee) June 2021
Last date for form submission (with Rs. 500/- late fee) July 2021
Last Date for Submission of Application with a Late fee of Rs.1000/- July 2021
Last Date for Submission of Application with a Late fee of Rs.2000/- July 2021
Correction in Application Form July 2021
Admit card release August 2021
Exam date August 2021
Declaration of Preliminary Key August 2021
Last Date for receiving of objections on Preliminary Key August 2021
Declaration of result August 2021
Counselling August 2021

These are the official announced dates of the AP LAWCET exam.

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AP LAWCET 2021 Application Form

The detailed information regarding the AP LAWCET Application Form is given below.

  • The authority has released the application form in online mode.
  • Candidates can fill the application form through the official website.
  • Applicants have to fill the valid and working information in the application.
  • Multiple forms of a single candidate will be rejected by the conducting body.
  • Moreover, keep a copy of the filled application form for further use.

AP LAWCET 2021 Application Fee

The vital information regarding the AP LAWCET Application fee is given below.

  • Applicants have to pay Rs. 750/-.
  • The processing fee of Rs. 59 will also be charged.

Mode of Payment: Candidate can pay the online application form fee through Internet Banking / Credit Card / Debit Card / AP Online Centers.

  • NOTE: No request for the fee refund will be entertained by the conducting body.

How to fill the AP LAWCET Application Form 2021?

The procedure for filling the AP LAWCET Application Form is given below.

  • Step 1- Visit the official website. i.e. www.sche.ap.gov.in
  • Step 2 – Click on the new application form.
  • Step 3- Candidates need to fill their personal, academic, and other details in the online application form.
  • Step 4- Students should upload their recent photograph and signature in the permissible format only.
  • Step 5- Applicants must pay the online application form fee through online and offline mode.
  • Step 6- Candidates have to take a print out of the application form for future reference.

AP LAWCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

These are the minimum requirements that the candidates must fulfil in order to be fit for the exam.

  • Residence: The applicants must be a resident of Andhra Pradesh State.
  • Qualification for L.L.B. (Three Year): The candidates must be in possession of a Three Year Graduation Degree from any recognized University.
  • Qualification for L.L.B. (Five Year): The applicants must have completed Class XII or equivalent examination from any recognized Board.
  • Percentage: The aspirants need to secure 45% marks for General Category Candidates but just 40% marks for Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes Candidates.
  • Age Limit: There is no age limit for candidates to appear in this exam

AP LAWCET 2021 Exam Pattern

The vital information regarding the AP LAWCET Exam Pattern is given below.

AP LAWCET Exam Pattern
Mode of Exam Online Mode(CBT)
Sections 03 Section
Number of Question 120
Types of Question Multiple Choice questions
Medium English and Telugu languages
Duration 90 minutes
Marking Scheme 01 Mark will be awarded for each correct answer
Negative Marking No negative marking for incorrect answers

These are the latest updated exam pattern of AP LAWCET.

AP LAWCET Exam Pattern
Sections No. of Question Total Marks
Part A – General Knowledge and Mental Ability 30 30
Part B – Current Affairs 30 30
Part C – Aptitude for the study of Law 60 60
Total 120 120

AP LAWCET 2021 Syllabus

The vital information regarding the AP LAWCET Syllabus is given below.

Sections Important Topics
General Knowledge and Mental Ability History, Geography, New Amendments, Days and Dates, Indian Constitution, Civics, National Insignia, Superlatives, New appointments, Trade terminologies.
Current Affairs Keep themselves updated with trending topics and current events across the world.
Study of Aptitude of Law Indian Constitution, its structure, sections and schedules, Contracts and Constitutional Law, Torts, Law of Crimes, Strict Liability, Intellectual property rights, International law, Vicarious liability, IPC and the CRPC, Legal Awareness covering Constitutional law and polity, Legal Terms.

AP LAWCET 2021 Preparation Tips

The tips to prepare for the AP LAWCET Exam are given below:

  • Start the preparation early to complete the syllabus on time.
  • Go through the complete exam pattern and syllabus.
  • Make a proper study schedule and prepare accordingly.
  • Gather the study material before starting the preparation.
  • Make short notes and revise them according to schedule.
  • Solve previous year papers and evaluate the performance.
  • At last, it is advised to stay calm till the preparation.

AP LAWCET 2021 Answer Key

The vital information regarding the AP LAWCET Answer key is given below.

  • Candidates can get to know the validity of predictions of their guesses through the Answer Key of AP LAW Common Entrance Test 2021 which would be available online.
  • Exam paper and exams paper shall also be provided with which candidates can be able to cross-check their predictions.
  • Candidate can scrutinize the answers and if a candidate has any objection about the preliminary key, then they certainly would be able to apply for objection to any question, After cross-checking by the university officials, the university will then upload final answer key of AP LAWCET.

AP LAWCET 2021 Results

The vital information regarding the AP LAWCET Result is given below.

  • The result will be released 07 days after the examination.
  • Scorecard will be provided to students through online mode on the official website.
  • Candidates will be allotted rank as per their performance in the entrance examination.
  • In case students score the same marks then the tie-breaking criteria will be applied.
  • Candidates are required to enter their registration number & hall ticket number to check the result.
  • A shortlisted candidate will be called for the counselling round.

AP LAWCET 2021 Counselling

The detailed information regarding the AP LAWCET Counselling is given below.

  • Counselling will be held after the declaration of result.
  • Candidates those who cleared the entrance exam will be called for the counselling round and will get the call letters with dates time and venue of AP LAWCET Counselling.
  • Candidates must attend the counselling in order to get admission into institutions. The seats will be allotted on the basis of rank obtained in the AP LAWCET.

AP LAWCET 2021 Exam Centres

Candidates can appear for AP LAWCET 2021 Exam in the following major 16   centres which is conducted by APSCHE. Here are the following 16 centres located in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

No’s Cities for Exams
1. Anantapur
2. Bhimavaram
3. Chittoor
4. Guntur
5. Kadapa
6. Kurnool
7. Kakinada
8. Nellore
9. Nandyal
10. Ongole
11. Raja Mahendra
12. Srikakulam
13. Tirupati.
14. Vijaywada
15. Vishakhapatnam
16. Vijayanagaram

AP LAWCET 2021 Highlights

The detailed information regarding the AP LAWCET is given below.

Examination Name Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test
Popular Abbreviation AP LAWCET 2021
Mode of Examination Online
Conducting Body Sri Krishnadevaraya University,  Anantapuramu
Type of Examination Undergraduate
Programmes offered when Qualified LL.B 3 Year (LLB and LLB Hons.) and 5 Year Integrated Degree (B.A-L.L.B, B.A-L.L.B Hons., B.B.A-L.L.B, B.COM-L.L.B
Level of Exam State
Medium of Examination
Telugu and English
Official website https://sche.ap.gov.in/LAWCET/LAWCET/LAWCET_HomePage.aspx


What are the minimum marks required for an SC/ST candidate to appear in AP LAWCET 2020?

Minimum marks required by SC/ST candidates to appear in AP LAWCET is at least 40% marks in the qualifying examination.

Is there any relaxation in minimum marks required for OBC candidates to appear in AP LAWCET?

Yes, minimum marks required by candidates in the qualifying examination to appear for AP LAWCET 2020 is 45%. However, candidates belonging to OBC category get a relaxation of 3% in the marks.

I have completed my Intermediate( 10+2) through open learning (distant education). Can i apply for AP LAWCET 2020?

There is no restriction on the mode of education, just the university/college must be recognised by the conducting authorities. Candidates fulfilling minimum academic and domicile requirements are eligible to apply for the AP LAWCET.

What is the age limit to appear for AP LAWCET 2020?

Minimum Age limit to appear for 3 year LLB course in AP LAWCET is 17 years, while for 5-year course is 21 years.

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  1. Sir iam jagadish …29 years ..gen cat..I have completed 10 + ITI+ B.com 2ndyear discontinued. From ambedkar open university… Can I apply sir


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