Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test

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AP PGLCET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 850
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Online Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthapuramu (SKUN)
  • Courses:LLM
  • Streams:Law

AP PGLCET 2023: Notification, Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus

Updated On - May 24 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

AP PGLCET 2023 i.e. Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test is conducted by Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthapuramu on behalf of APSCHE, Hyderabad. The exam is conducted once a year for the students willing to take admission. Candidates must read the eligibility criteria before applying online. This article will provide all the information regarding the AP PGLCET 2023 examination which includes Important Dates and Eligibility Criteria for the candidates, Application form and Fees information, Pattern and Syllabus regarding the examination, and a lot more.
  • The AP PGLCET 2023 answer keys have been released by APSCHE at
  • Candidates can download the AP PGLCET 2023 preliminary keys and response sheets from the official website.
  • If candidates have any objections regarding the answer keys, they can raise them through the official website.
  • The AP PGLCET 2023 results will be declared based on the objections raised and the final answer key.

AP PGLCET 2023 Status

Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test
Exam StatusAnnounced

AP PGLCET 2023 Dates

Candidates can check the dates for the PGLCET exam from the below table:

AP PGLCET 2023 Schedule
Release of notifications10 May 2023
Application Forms13 May 2023
Application Forms Last Date13 June 2023
Application Forms Last Date (Fine Rs. 500/-)20 June 2023
Admit Card8 July 2023
Exam Date 13 July 2023
Answer Key Not Announced yet
ResultDate has not been Announced yet

To be announced after declaration of


What is AP PGLCET ?

Answer: The Andhra Pradesh AP PGLCET (Post Graduation Law Common Entrance Test) is an entrance exam conducted by the both private and government law colleges in the state of Andhra Pradesh. This test is mandatory for admission into 5-year integrated and 3-year post graduate law course offered by institutions in the state.

AP PGLCET 2023 Application Form

AP PGLCET 2023 Application Form is available online on the official website.  These are a few guidelines applicants must go through before they fill the application form:
  • All the details asked for in the Registration/Application form are Mandatory.
  • Email ID and mobile number should remain the same till the admission process is completed otherwise students might not get all the important details.
  • An Email ID once used for Registration online cannot be used again.
  • Ensure that the Online Application Form is filled properly with all complete details.
  • Incomplete/incorrect applications are liable to be rejected at any stage without prior information to the candidate.
  • Multiple application forms from the same candidate will result in confusion leading to disqualification of the candidate.

AP PGLCET 2023 Application Fee

AP PGLCET 2023 Application Fee is mentioned below along with the methods of paying it:

  • The application fee for AP PGLCET will be Rs. 850/-.
  • Mode of Payment: The payment of the application fee can be done in online mode using Net Banking/Debit card /Credit card.

AP PGLCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

AP PGLCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria is mentioned below for all the candidates and must be checked thoroughly to avoid any hassles during the examination and further Admission proceedings (if qualified):

  • Nationality & Domicile: Applicants should have Indian nationality and should satisfy Local/Non-local status requirements.
  • Age limit: Age for admission into law courses is subject to the rule position at the time of admission.
  • Educational qualification: Category wise qualification is given below:
AP PGLCET Eligibility Criteria
For OC CandidatesB.L./LLB degree with a minimum of 50% marks
For BC CandidatesB.L./LLB degree with a minimum of 50% marks
For SC/ST CandidatesB.L./LLB degree with a minimum of 45% marks
Note: The applicants who have obtained post-graduation through the single sitting system directly without having any basic qualification for prosecuting such studies are not eligible for admission into the law courses.

AP PGLCET 2023 Admit Card

AP PGLCET 2023 Admit Card will be available on the official website of AP PGLCET. Admit Card along with a governement-issued Photo Identity proof should be carried to the Test Centre/exam venue at the time of the exam of AP PGLCET. A photo identity proof from any one of the following is acceptable:
  • Passport
  • Driving license
  • Voter ID Card
  • Pan Card
  • AADHAR Card (UID)
  • Admit Card if found with incorrect details shall lead to the debarring of the candidate from appearing for the entrance examination.
  • Rectify all mistakes if there are any in the application form as there would be a window for corrections.

How to Download AP PGLCET 2023 Hall Ticket?

Candidates must follow the below-mention steps to download their admit cards:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of the AP PGLCET exam
  • Step 2: Click on the “Hall tickets/Admit Card” highlighted link
  • Step 3: Enter AP PGLCET 2023 application number/Registration Number and Date Of Birth (in Day/Month/Year format)
  • Step 4: Click on the “Get Hall Ticket/Admit Card” button
  • Step 5: Download AP PGLCET admit card

AP PGLCET 2023 Exam Pattern

AP PGLCET 2023 Exam Pattern is mentioned below which has all the details like mode of examination, duration of the examination, several types of questions asked, the language in which the exam can be taken by the students, etc.

AP PGLCET Exam Structure
Mode of Examination

Online (CBT)

Duration of Examination

90 minutes (one and a half  hours)

No. of Questions asked


Type of Questions

MCQ (Objective)

Marking Scheme

+1 for Correct and NO Negative Marking

Medium of examination


Total Marks


PGLCET Section-wise division of questions is mentioned below:




Constitutional Law



Public International Law


Mercantile Law


Labor Law


Crimes and Torts


IPR and Other Laws




120 questions

In the given table, subjects are divided into sections and the number of questions each subject contains is also mentioned. Candidates are advised to refer the table to prepare accordingly.

AP PGLCET 2023 Syllabus

The Sri Krishnadevaraya Univesity entrance test will consist of two Parts - Part A & Part B. AP PGLCET 2020 Syllabus will comprise the topics from both the parts. Detail syllabus is given hereby:

Part A - Jurisprudence
  • Schools of Jurisprudence – Sources of law, Rights and duties-Ownership and possession, Persons, Obligation, Liability, Property, Legal sanctions, Custom Precedent and Legislation,
  • Constitutional Law
  • Nature of the Constitution: Directive Principles of State Policy, Fundamental Rights, Executive Judiciary and Legislature, Center-State Relations Emergency Provisions, Amendments to the Constitution.
Part B - Public International Law: International law and Municipal Law, Subjects, State Territory, Air, Sea and Outer Space, Extradition, Asylum, Nationality and Statelessness, State Jurisdiction, United Nations.
  • Mercantile Law: General principles of contract (sections 1-75, Indian contract ACT-1872).
  • Labor Law: Trade Union Act 1926, Industrial Disputes ACT 1947.
  • Crimes: India Penal code -General Principle and General Exceptions.
  • Torts: Defences, Joint Liability, General Principles of Tort, State Liability for torts, Consumer Protection Act 1986.
  • IPR and Other Laws: Copyright Act, 1957, Patents  Act, 1970: Environmental Protection ACT, 1986: Human rights, The protection of human rights ACT, 1993, Salient features of Information Technology, Act, 2000 and Right to Information Act 2005.

AP PGLCET 2023 Result

AP PGLCET 2023 Result will be announced on the official website. Candidates who have qualified for the examination must go download their scorecards as it will help in future references at the time of counselling and admission. The candidates will have to use their login credentials to check their Result. 

AP PGLCET 2023 Counselling

AP PGLCET 2023 Counselling will be held after the result declaration. Shortlisted candidates will be called for verification of documents and for that authorities will get in touch with them.

  • Candidates must carry all the documents in original and photocopy at the time of reporting for counselling failing to which their candidature might get cancelled.
  • Once the verification process is over, the candidates will do the choice filling for the colleges they wish to study in.
  • The selected candidates will be offered admission subject to fulfillment of the eligibility criteria mentioned above in the article and if found with any mismatch in the information provided by the candidate, can directly lead to cancellation of the candidature.

AP PGLCET 2023 Highlights

Check the basic information related to the AP PGLCET exam 2023:

Exam Name
Conducting Body

Sri Krishnadevaraya University


State Level


Postgraduate Courses in Law

AP PGLCET Official website
Exam Mode

Online (CBT)

Exam Purpose

To offer admission in various Postgraduate courses in Law

About Sri Krishnadevaraya Univesity

Sri Krishnadevaraya University is a public university in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India, founded on 25 July 1981. SKU, Ananthapuramu, had its beginning as a Postgraduate Centre of Sri Venkateswara University in the year 1967-68. It gained autonomy in the year 1976. Initially, Sri Krishnadevaraya University functioned as a unitary University. SKU has conferred the status of an affiliating University in the year 1988. The University has now five colleges on the campus:

  1. SKU College of Arts
  2. SKU College of Sciences
  3. SKU College of Engineering and Technology
  4. SKU College of Education
  5. SKU College of Pharmacy

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AP PGLCET Important Dates

AP PGLCET 2022 Form Date22 Jul - 22 Aug 2023 (Tentative)
Admit card17 Sep 2023 (Tentative)
AP PGLCET 2022 Exam Date22 Sep 2023 (Tentative)
AP PGLCET 2021 Result10 Nov 2023 (Tentative)

Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions, Objective

Negative Marking:



Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

22 Jul 2023

Form End Date:

22 Aug 2023

The last date to submit the form was on 22 Aug 2023
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