AP LAWCET 2022: Counselling (Sep), Registration, Seat Matrix

Exam Date

Jul 13, 2022

Result Date

Aug 7, 2022

Aug 10, 2022 | Law

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AP LAWCET 2022 counselling will likely begin in the third or fourth week of Sep 2022 as per the previous year's trends. The official AP LAWCET 2022 counselling schedule will be announced soon. Earlier, AP LAWCET and AP PGLCET 2022 results for 5-year LLB and 3-year LLB were released on the official website.

Candidates can download the result and rank card from the official website. To download the result or rank card, candidates must provide their registration and LAWCET hall ticket numbers. Check AP LAWCET 2022 Result.

To know more about Colleges participating in AP LAWCET and the college you are aiming for, click on the College tab on the Dashboard, where you can find reviews and other relevant details.

Latest Updates on AP LAWCET

  • Aug 10, 2022: AP LAWCET 2022 counselling process will likely begin in the third or fourth week of Sep 2022Read More
  • Aug 8, 2022: AP LAWCET and AP PGLCET 2022 results for 5-year and 3-year LLB courses were released on Aug 7, 2022. Read More

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AP LAWCET is an entrance exam conducted by Sri Krishnadevaraya University (SKU) for candidates looking to pursue LLB in Andhra Pradesh. Top universities like Dr BR Ambedkar University accept AP LAWCET scores. This exam is a premium opportunity for the aspirants of Law as it is conducted for both the 5-year integrated program of LLB and 3 Year program of LLB.

AP LAWCET 2022 Counselling

AP LAWCET 2022 counselling process will probably begin in the third or fourth week of Sep 2022 as per previous year's trends. The official counselling schedule is expected to be released soon. Qualified students are eligible to apply for AP LAWCET Counselling. Candidates can provide their preferences of colleges and courses for AP LAWCET 2022 admissions during the Counselling process. AP LAWCET admissions will take place based on the marks scored and the rank of the candidates in the exam. The counselling will be conducted only in online mode. 

Documents Required for AP LAWCET Counselling

The candidates are required to check out the counselling schedule and attend the same with the necessary documents. The documents required for AP LAWCET counselling round are as follows.

  • 10th and 12th mark-sheet/Intermediate or equivalent mark-sheet
  • Caste Certificate (If required, to avail the reservation and other benefits)
  • Character Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • Passport Size Photographs
  • AP LAWCET Admit Card
  • AP LAWCET Score Card
  • Aadhar Card
  • Sports Certificates

Read More: AP LAWCET Counselling

About AP LAWCET

The Andhra Pradesh Common Law Entrance Test (AP LAWCET) is a gateway for candidates who are seeking admission into the following programs in the law colleges of Andhra Pradesh. It is conducted by Sri Krishnadevaraya University on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE).

AP LAWCET 2022

Provided below for your reference are the important AP LAWCET 2022 exam highlights.

AP LAWCET 2022 Exam Highlights
Exam Name AP LAWCET 
Full Form Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test
Exam Authority Sri Krishnadevaraya University (SKU), Anantapur on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE)
Exam Level State Level
Exam Category Undergraduate and Integrated
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions with a single correct response
Exam Mode Online i.e. Computer-based test (CBT)
Marking Scheme 1 Mark for every correct answer
No Negative Marking
Language English and Telugu
Helpdesk 0877 2284599
[email protected]
Official Website www.ets.apsche.ap.gov.in/LAWCET

Courses Offered Through AP LAWCET

The table below shows the courses that are offered through AP LAWCET exam 2022.

Courses Offered Through AP LAWCET
Courses Type Duration
Legum Baccalaureus/ Bachelor of Law (LL.B) Regular 3 years
Legum Baccalaureus/ Bachelor of Law (LL.B) Integrated 5 years

AP LAWCET 2022 Exam Dates

AP LAWCET detailed exam schedule was released and the exam was conducted on Jul 13, 2022. The application process for AP LAWCET began on May 13, 2022 and the last date to apply for LLB/LLM courses without any late fee was Jun 13, 2022. AP LAWCET 2022 admit cards were available on the official website from Jul 8, 2022.

Below mentioned are the important dates related to events of AP LAWCET 2022.

AP LAWCET 2022 Exam Dates
Events Dates
Availability of AP LAWCET 2022 Application Form May 13, 2022
Last Date to Submit Application Form LLB/LLM: Jun 13, 2022
Last Date to Submit Application Form With a Late Fee of INR 500 Jun 20, 2022
Last Date to Submit Application Form With a Late Fee of INR 1000 Jun 27, 2022
Last Date to Submit Application Form With a Late Fee of INR 2000 Jul 4, 2022
Application Correction Window Jun 30, 2022 - Jul 1, 2022
AP LAWCET 2022 Admit Card Release Date Jul 8, 2022
AP LAWCET 2022 Exam Date Jul 13, 2022
AP LAWCET Provisional Answer Key Release Date Jul 15, 2022
AP LAWCET Objection Window Closing Date Jul 17, 2022
AP LAWCET/ AP PGLCET 2022 Result Date Aug 7, 2022
AP LAWCET 2022 Counselling Date Sep 2022

Read More: AP LAWCET Exam Dates

AP LAWCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Only the candidates who satisfied AP LAWCET Eligibility Criteria could apply for the exam. The first essential criterion for eligibility is that the candidate should be an Indian national to apply for the exam. The candidate must belong to either Andhra Pradesh or Telangana to claim the domicile quota.

There is also eligibility based on each course which is mentioned below:

  • For 3 Year LL.B: Candidates must hold a completed graduate or postgraduate degree or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 45% marks (40% for SC/ST, 42% for OBC candidates) to satisfy eligibility criteria.
  • For 5 Year LL.B: Candidates must have an aggregate of 45% marks in their Higher Secondary (HSC) or Intermediate examination from Andhra/Telangana state board. And the minimum requirement is 40% for SC/ST, 42% for OBC candidates to be eligible for AP LAWCET 2022 examination.
  • For LL.M: Candidates appearing for the AP PGLCET 2022 must hold a completed B.L or LL.B graduate degree from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates).
AP LAWCET 2022 Educational Qualification
Course Name Age Limit Education Minimum Marks
3 years LL.B
No Age Limit
Graduate Degree or Equivalent

General: 45%

OBC: 42%

SC/ST: 40% in the qualifying exam

5 years LL.B 10+2 or equivalent

Read More: AP LAWCET Eligibility Criteria

AP LAWCET 2022 Application Form

AP LAWCET application form was released on May 13, 2022, and the last date to apply for LLB/LLM courses was Jun 13, 2022. However, candidates also had an option to fill out the application form after the last date till Jul 4, 2022 but with an additional late fee which is mentioned in the table below. Application Form can only be filled out online. The candidates are required to pay the application fee first and then proceed to fill out the application form.

AP LAWCET 2022 Application Form
Particulars Details
Application Form Start Date May 13, 2022
Application Form Last Date Without Late Fee LLB/LLM: Jun 13, 2022
Application Form Last Date With Late Fee INR 500 Jun 20, 2022
Application Form Last Date With Late Fee INR 1000 Jun 27, 2022
Application Form Last Date With Late Fee INR 2000 Jul 4, 2022
Application Correction Window Jun 30, 2022 - Jul 1, 2022
Application Mode Online via Credit/Debit Card/Internet Banking
Application Fee INR 750

How To Apply for AP LAWCET 2022?

In order to take up AP LAWCET 2022 Exam, the candidates had to register themselves on the official website and fill up the Application Form. Candidates had to follow the steps given below to apply for AP LAWCET Exam.

Step 1: Payment of Application Fee

Visit the official website. Click on 'Application Fee payment'. Enter the details asked on the displayed page. Click on the 'Initiate Payment' button. Select the payment mode and complete the payment.

Step 2: Know Your Payment Status

Click on the 'Know your Payment' button. Enter login details. Check your payment status.

Step 3: Fill Out the Application Form

Fill in the details of the required fields. Upload scanned image of photograph and signature. Submit and take a printout of the form.

Read More: AP LAWCET Application Form

AP LAWCET 2022 Admit Card

AP LAWCET 2022 admit cards were available on the official website from Jul 8, 2022. Candidates who submitted the application form on time were issued the hall tickets for the exam. They could download their hall tickets using their registration number/mobile number, qualifying exam hall ticket number, and date of birth. Candidates had to carry their admit card to the exam centre, without which the candidate were not allowed inside the exam hall.

How to Download AP LAWCET 2022 Admit Card?

The candidates can follow the steps given below to download AP LAWCET Admit Card from the official website:

  • Step 1: Go to the official website
  • Step 2: Click on the 'Download Hall Ticket' link
  • Step 3: Enter the registration number/mobile number, qualifying exam hall ticket number, and date of birth.
  • Step 4: Click on the 'Download Hall Ticket' button after entering the required details.
  • Step 5: Download and take a printout of the admit card/hall ticket for future reference.

Read More: AP LAWCET Admit Card

AP LAWCET 2022 Exam Centres

AP LAWCET 2022 will be conducted across 16 cities within Andhra Pradesh. The candidates will be allowed to choose an exam centre that is convenient for them while filling AP LAWCET Application Form. The test center and address will be available on the Admit Card. The table below shows the cities where AP LAWCET Exam will be conducted.

AP LAWCET 2022 Exam Centres
AP LAWCET 2022 Exam Centres
Guntur Tirupati Vijaywada Kurnool
Anantapuram Rajamundry Srikakulam Nandyal
Kadapa Bhimavaram Vishakapatnam Vizianagaram
Nellore Ongole Kakinada Chittoor

Documents Required on AP LAWCET Exam Day

The following are the documents that a candidate should carry to AP LAWCET Exam Hall:

  • AP LAWCET 2022 Admit Card
  • Valid ID proof (Aadhar card, PAN card, passport, etc.)
  • Passport size photographs. 

Read More: AP LAWCET 2022 Exam Centres

AP LAWCET 2022 Exam Pattern

Provided below are the important details in relation to AP LAWCET Exam Pattern.

AP LAWCET 2022 Exam Pattern Highlights
Type of Exam Online i.e. Computer Based Test (CBT)
Type of Questions Objective/ Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Medium of Exam English and Telugu
Duration 90 Minutes
Marking Scheme +1 mark for the correct answer No negative marking
Total marks 120

AP LAWCET examination has three sections; General Knowledge & Mental Ability, Current Affairs and Aptitude for the Study of Law. It'd be helpful for the candidates during preparation if they are aware of the weightage of each section in the exam. In the tabular given below, we have provided section-wise marks for AP LAWCET 2022 examination.

AP LAWCET 2022 Exam Pattern
Section Number of Questions Marks
General Knowledge and Mental Ability 30 30
Current Affairs 30 30
Aptitude for the Study of Law 60 60
Total 120 120

Read More: AP LAWCET Exam Pattern

AP LAWCET 2022 Syllabus

AP LAWCET 2022 syllabus will cover various areas such as General Knowledge, Mental Ability, Current Affairs, Aptitude for the study of Law. Candidates appearing for AP LAWCET should thoroughly go through and study the syllabus. Some of the essential topics for AP LAWCET 2022 Exam a candidate must go through are given below.

AP LAWCET 2022 Syllabus
Section Important Topics
General Knowledge

Indian Polity

Indian Constitution

Economy

Culture and Heritage

History of India

Mental Ability

Analytical Reasoning

Verbal Reasoning

Direction and Distance

Coding-Decoding

Blood Relations

Symbols and Notations

Syllogism

Analogies

Linear and Complex Arrangements

Study of Law

Public Law

International Law

Labour Law

Intellectual Property Law

Mercantile Law

Current Affairs

Polity

Economics

Awards

Achievements

Scientific Discoveries

National and International News

Read More: AP LAWCET Syllabus

AP LAWCET 2022 Reference Books

In order to score high in AP LAWCET exam, the candidates are advised to go through AP LAWCET Reference Books covering the complete syllabus. Candidates must be thorough with the basic principles of the law and the Constitution of India. Candidates can prepare from these topics to score well in the examination.

Some of the popular books for AP LAWCET are:

AP LAWCET 2022 Reference Books

Subject

Reference Books
General knowledge

General Knowledge by Lucent

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

The Mega Yearbook (2022) by Disha Publications

Mental Ability

Quantitative Aptitude by R.S Aggarwal

Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by S. Chand

Aptitude for the Study of Law

Legal Aptitude for CLAT and other Law Entrance Examinations: A Workbook by Bhardwaj

LAWCET Study Material by Vikram Publishers

National Law University: All India Law Entrance Exam Guide

Read More: AP LAWCET Reference Books

AP LAWCET 2022 Answer Key

AP LAWCET 2022 preliminary answer key was released on the official website on Jul 15, 2022, along with the question paper. Candidates can challenge the preliminary answer key if they find any discrepany online by using their login credentials. The last date to raise objections against AP LAWCET 2022 preliminary answer key was Jul 17, 2022. The exam authority will consolidate all the valid challenges and subsequently, release the final answer key.

Check the table below to check and download AP LAWCET 2022 preliminary answer keys and question papers for the 3-year and 5-year LLB programs.

AP LAWCET 2022 Preliminary Answer Key
Question Paper & Preliminary Answer Key PDF Link
Question Paper & Preliminary Answer Key for LLB 3-Year Program Download
Question Paper & Preliminary Answer Key for LLB 5-Year Program Download

How to Challenge AP LAWCET 2022 Answer Key?

In case, candidates observe any errors in the provisional answer key of AP LAWCET 2022 then they were able to raise the challenge and rectify the mistake.

Candidates could log in on the official website using their login credentials and submit the issue to the concerned authority during the stipulated time of AP LAWCET 2022 answer key corrections. Candidates were required to mention their course (5 Year/3 Year), AP LAWCET Paper Code, AP LAWCET Roll Number, and the details of the wrong answer with rectification.

AP LAWCET 2022 exam authority had scrutinize all the requests of AP LAWCET answer key challenge. The final answer key  releaswas released after considering all the requests if they are valid. 

AP LAWCET 2022 Results

AP LAWCET and AP PGLCET 2022 results and rank cards for 5-year LLB and 3-year LLB were declared on Aug 7, 2022. Candidates can visit the official website to download the results. The exam for the same was hed on Jul 13, 2022. The schedule for the counselling is yet to be announced by the authorities. Candidates need to provide their registration number and hall-ticket number in order to download the result.

The candidates can follow the steps given below to download AP LAWCET Result from the official website:

  • Step 1: Go to the official website
  • Step 2: Click on the Result link
  • Step 3: Enter your registration and hall-ticket number
  • Step 4: Click on the View Result button
  • Step 5: Download and take a printout of the Result.

Read More: AP LAWCET Results

AP LAWCET 2022 Cut Off

AP LAWCET Cut Off is the minimum qualifying marks a candidate has to score to be eligible for admission into the course that they have applied for. The candidates who are applying should score a minimum of 35% to be eligible (i.e., the candidates will have to score 42 marks out of 120). There are no minimum marks for the candidates who belong to SC/ST category.

AP LAWCET 2022 Selection Process

The selection process is based on the Merit List. Only the students whose names appear on AP LAWCET Merit List will be called for the counselling process. The selection process consists of a counselling process that is completed in multiple rounds.

AP LAWCET Contact Details

If the candidates have any queries related to AP LAWCET then they can and should contact the conducting authority. The following are the contact details of AP LAWCET authority.

AP LAWCET Contact Details
Particulars Details
Address Convenor, AP LAWCET - 2022, Sri Krishnadevaraya University (SKU), Anantapuramu, Pincode – 515003, Andhra Pradesh, India
Phone Number 08554-255233
Email [email protected]
Website www.ets.apsche.ap.gov.in/LAWCET

FAQs

If I make any mistakes in the Application Form how do I change it?

If the candidates cannot change certain information they can contact the conducting authority. Some information can [Category 2] be changed during correction window. Candidates should check the official website for more information.

Is the AP LAWCET Exam conducted in Offline mode?

No, AP LAWCET Exam is conducted online only as a computer-based test.

Will my AP LAWCET registration fee be refunded if I don't take up the exam?

No, once the AP LAWCET Registration Fee has been paid by the candidate for the AP LAWCET Exam, it will not be refunded at any cost.

Can I get AP LAWCET Answer Keys offline?

No, candidates will not be able to find AP LAWCET Answer keys offline. The AP LAWCET Answer Keys will only be released on the official website of the conducting authority.

For admissions into which courses is the AP LAWCET Exam conducted? 

The AP LAWCET Exam is conducted for admission into the 3 years and 5 year Law or LLB courses in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

What is the upper age limit for AP LAWCET Exam?

According to the notification released on the official website of the AP LAWCET, there is no upper age limit for the AP LAWCET Exam.

Can I apply to any Law Schools with AP LAWCET Score?

No, candidates cannot apply to any law school with the AP LAWCET Score. The AP LAWCET Exam score is valid only for the admission into 3-year and 5-year law programs/courses in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

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