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Andhra Pradesh Common Law Entrance Test UG 2022

By Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur (representing APSCHE)

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  • Andhra Pradesh Common Law Entrance Test (APLAWCET) is a state-level entrance exam for UG law admissions, conducted by Sri Krishnadevaraya University on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE).
  • The CET is conducted for admissions to law courses offered by the Andhra Pradesh Universities and their affiliated colleges.

Courses Offered :

  • BA LLB
  • BCom LLB
  • BSc LLB
  • LLB

Exam Highlights :

Language / Medium of Instruction

English and Telugu

Exam Duration

1 hour 30 minutes

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Mode of Examination


Exam Frequency

Once a year

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  • Andhra Pradesh State Council for Higher Education (APSCHE), Amravati, has prescribed the exam pattern for AP LAWCET 2021 including test subjects, questions weightage and marking scheme.
  • AP LAWCET will be conducted in an online mode in the first week of May 2022. 
  • Candidates appearing for the exam should check the exam pattern to get an idea about the test structure, type of question asked and topics from each section.
  • APSCHE also provides online mock tests for AP LAWCET exam so that candidates can get a real-time experience and prepare well for their upcoming examination.
  • Marking Scheme :
    • Paper carries a total of 120 marks.
    • Candidates will get one mark for each correct response.
    • No negative marking for wrong answers.
    • In case, candidates leave question unattended then no negative marking will be done.
    • Only correct answers will be taken for final score calculation.


Number of Questions


General Knowledge and Mental Ability


1*30 = 30

Current Affairs


1*30 = 30

Aptitude for the Study of Law


1*60 = 60


Application Details
  • Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) will release the application form of AP LAWCET 2022 in online mode only.
  • Application forms are expected to be available from the first week of May 2022.
  • Only candidates who will apply before the last date of application will be able to appear for AP LAWCET 2022.
  • Candidates need to complete the application process of AP LAWCET including registration, fee payment, filling up the form, and uploading documents. Check below AP LAWCET 2022 application dates, process and other details. 

How to apply for AP LAWCET 2022 ? 

Step 1 : Registration and Fee Payment 

  • The application process begins with application fee payment and for this, the candidates need to select two options - 
    • Pay the Fee Using Credit Card/ Debit Card - candidates need to click on `Make Payment` and proceed to pay the application fee and candidates will get a `Payment ID` once the process is complete.
    • For payment via AP Online Centre, candidates need to visit any of the centers with the following details :
      • Qualifying Examination Hall Ticket Number
      • Name
      • Mobile Number
      • Date of Birth
      • Entrance Exam: LAWCET- 5 Years or LAWCET- 3 Years
      • Application Fee Amount in Cash
    • Candidates will be given a `Transaction ID` after the payment is complete.

Step 2 : Filling the Online Application Form

  • Candidates can now proceed to fill their application details as under :
    • Candidates Details    : It includes mentioning the candidate’s name, date of birth, gender, mother’s name, and father’s name.
    • Qualifying Exam        : Candidates need to specify their qualification (LLB/ Degree in any other stream/ class 12th). Candidates also need to mention other                                          related information such as hall ticket number of qualifying exam and place of study.
    • Entrance Exam           : Candidates need to select the law entrance exam - LAWCET- 5 Years/ LAWCET- 3 Years.
    • Photo and Signature : Candidates need to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications mentioned below :




Ø   Recent photo in colour print 

Ø   Size less than 30 KB,

Ø   JPG file format


Ø   Size less than 15 KB

Ø   JPG file format 

  • Regional Centre for Test : In this column, candidates need to select the preferable AP LAWCET exam centre from the drop-down list.
  • Category                          : Here, candidates need to select a category that they belong to according to their Caste certificate - OC/ BC-A/ BC-B/ BC-C/ BC-D/ BC-                                               E/ SC/ ST. Also, any candidate belonging to the special category (NCC/ CAP/ Sports) needs to select the appropriate category.
  • Local Area Status            : Candidates need to select the local area that they belong to under this column :
    • AU (Andhra University)
    • OU (Osmania University)
    • SVU (Sri Venkateswara University)
    • Non-Local
  • Minority/ Non-Minority : If belonging to any minority category (such as SC/ ST/ OBC) need to click the “Minority” button and candidates belonging to the non-                                               minority group (General category students) need to click the “Non-minority” button.
  • Address                            : Enter the permanent address, as well as the current address.
  • Class 10th details            : Candidates need to fill their class 10th details such as board, hall ticket number, month and year of passing, and place of study.
  • If physically challenged  : select If you have any kind of physical disability such as Visual Handicapped/ Hearing Impaired/ Ortho Handicapped.
  • Class 12th details             : candidates need to fill their class 12th details including board name, hall ticket number, month and year of passing, as well as the place                                               of study.
  • Annual Income of Parents : Candidates need to select the annual income of their parents i.e. Below One Lakh/ Between One Lakh and Two Lakh/ More than Two                                                  Lakh.

Step 3 : Form Submission

  • After filling the application form, candidates need to submit it online only.
  • They need to click on disclaimer “I accept the Terms and the Conditions” and press the “Submit” button.
  • After this, the application process for AP LAWCET 2021 will be complete.  
  • Candidates are advised to download the submitted application form and get printouts of the same for future references.



Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur conducted APLAWCET on behalf of Andhra Pradesh Higher Education Council for the admission to various UG Law courses in the universities / colleges of AP. The team of Edunews, after the examination could peruse the question paper of the examination. The examination paper apparently covers 3 parts namely General Knowledge and Mental Ability, Current Affairs and Aptitude in the study of law respectively. The question paper carries 120 marks in the proportions of 30, 30 and 60 respectively.

Questions under Part A were able to cover the area of GK and also the creativity of the candidates. The latest development in the territory of India and world over falls under Current Affairs. The elementary aspects of law such as the concepts, Indian Constitution, Indian Contract, Law of Torts, the criminal and civil liabilities for the offences, IPC, IPR, law relating to overseas countries have been brought under aptitude in law.

Candidates who are seeking admission to UG courses are expected to know the elementary aspects of law including GK and current affairs. The paper of the examination was set by professionals and marks portfolio has been allocated judiciously to each one of the major and ancillary topics of the syllabus. The question paper is the blending of the hard and soft as such many candidates could score a decent mark as a minimum prescribed by the University. The non-existence of negative valuation removes the bottle necks for the candidates to accomplish decent score.

  • AP LAWCET Counselling Notification will be released in first week of August 2022.
  • AP LAWCET Counselling (document verification & web options) will be conducted from last week of October to November 2022. 
  • AP LAWCET Seat Allotment will be released in the first week of November  through login.
  • Candidates will be able to download the provisional allotment letterfrom the website and report to the allotted college.
  • Candidates will have to verify their documents at designated help line centers.
  • Only after verifying the documents, candidates must start exercising the options.
  • A One Time Password (OTP)will be sent to the candidate’s registered mobile number.
  • Candidates must start the locking of stream and college after entering the OTP on their account.
  • The allotment of the seats will be made in the order of preference by the candidates.
  • Candidates must access the list of participating colleges from the website. 
  • Qualified candidates must proceed to the web counseling after the releasing of the written result.
  • Candidates those who secure the qualified marks will be allowed to attend the counseling.
  • The admission will be offered rank-wisein the counseling process. Candidates will have to verify their documents at the designated AP LAWCET counseling centers.

AP LAWCET  Counselling Date :

  • AP LAWCET Counselling will be started from last week of October.
  • The counseling schedule will be as given below :






Dates (Web Options)

4th week of October

LLB 3 years

9:00 AM



4th week of October 

1:00 PM



4th week of October 

LLB 3 years

9:00 AM



4th week of October 

1:00 PM



4th week of October 

LLB 3 years

9:00 AM 1:00 PM


Last rank

4th week of October 

4th week of October

LLB 5 years

9:00 AM 1:00 PM


Last rank
Last rank

1st week of November 

AP LAWCET 2022 Counselling Procedure :

  • Candidates can complete the AP LAWCET 2022 Counselling Procedure by following the some steps given below :
  • Visit the official website link (link will be given above).
  • Fill the required necessary details and register yourselves on the website.
  • Pay the non-refundable counseling fee of  1000/-(Rs. 500/-for SC/ST candidates).
  • On successful registration, the option selection page will open.
  • Enter your login details and select the college and courses/stream of the order of your preference from the available college and course list.
  • Candidates can select the college and subject according to their rank in the merit list.
  • On successful submission an OTP will be sent to the candidate’s registered mobile number with which candidate can submit their choice.
  • The confirmation of the course and college will be sent to the candidate’s mobile number.


APLAWCET 2022 Syllabus for General Knowledge and Mental Ability :

  • The topics to prepare to score well in this section of APLAWCET 2022 are : 
  • Historical events
  • Geography 
  • Economics
  • Idioms and Phrases-General English related topics

APLAWCET 2022 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/ judgments
  • National and International Awards

APLAWCET 2022 Syllabus for Aptitude of Law :

  • Legal terms
  • Indian Constitution, its structure, sections and schedules
  • Contracts and Constitutional Law
  • Torts
  • Vicarious Liability
  • Contracts and Constitutional Law
  • IPC and the CrPC
  • Strict Liability
  • Law of Crimes
  • International Law
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Legal Awareness covering Constitutional Law and Polity



Candidates can check AP LAWCET important dates from the given table :

Events Dates (Tentative)
Starting of application form 1st week of May 2022
Last date to submit application 2nd  week of June 2022
Application correction 3rd week of June 2022
Admit card 4th week of June 2022
AP LAWCET 2022 exam date 1st week of July 2022
Releasing of answer key 2nd week of July 2022
Declaration of result 3rd week of July 2022
Starting of counselling 1st week of August 2022

Course level

Eligibility Criteria

Five-year Integrated LLB course

Ø  Candidates should have completed their two-year Intermediate examination/ Class 12th or equivalent from a recognised university or Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh.

Ø  They should have secured at least 45% marks in Class 12th examination.

Ø  Those belonging to the BC category need to have at least 42% marks and those belonging to SC/ ST category need to have at least 40% marks in the qualifying exam.

Three-year LLB course

Ø  Candidates should have completed their graduation or post-graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised university. 

Ø  Minimum qualifying marks for general category candidates are 45%, for BC category are 42% marks and for SC/ ST category candidates, the qualifying marks are 40%/.


  • The cut off is the lowest marks a candidates must secure to pass the entrance examination.
  • The AP LAWCET 2022 Cut Offwill be set by the exam conducting authority.
  • Students will be able to check the cut off through online mode.
  • Cut off is the minimum marks that candidates have to obtain in the examination.
  • Candidates who get cut off marks will be able to attend other admission procedures.
  • Apart from qualifying cut-off, some college’s releases their separate cut off for providing admission in law courses.
  • The cut-off will be based on various factorswhich are mentioned below :
  • Total number of seats in colleges.
  • Difficulty level of exam.
  • Total number of students appearing in the exam.
  • Total number of students passed in the exam.

AP LAWCET 2022 Qualifying Cut Off :

  • First of all to get qualified in the exam, candidates are required to achieve the minimum cut-off prescribed by the university.
  • The qualifying marks for AP LAWCET 2022 examination is mentioned below :


Qualifying Percentage/Marks


25 % (42 marks out of 120)


No qualifying marks

AP LAWCET 2022 Cut Off Dates :

  • In the table given below, we have provided the tentative dates of AP LAWCET cut-off and other related events :


Dates (Tentative)

Date of exam

1st week of July 2022

Result declaration

3rd week of July 2022

Cut off release

3rd week of July 2021

Counselling begins

1st week of August 2022

  • The exam will be conducted in CBT mode at the following exam centers : 


















  • Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur will declare results of APLAWCET 2022 in,
  • Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur has announced APLAWCET results on the official website of the law entrance exam. 
  • Candidates can view APLAWCET 2022 results on the official website of the law entrance exam by filling their APLAWCET 2022 registration number and hall ticket number.
  • Result for APLAWCET exams contains the candidate’s score and rank in the exam.
  • APLAWCET ranks are prepared on the basis of marks secured by aspirants in the exam.
  • Candidates are informed that ranks obtained in APLAWCET 2022 are valid for admissions in 3 year and 5 year law programmes offered in law colleges of Andhra Pradesh state only for the 2022-23 academic sessions.
  • Aspirants can download APLAWCET rank cards from the official website of the law entrance exam after one week of results being published by the authorities.

Steps to Check APLAWCET 2022 Result :

  • Step 1: Visit official website of APLAWCET 2022.
  • Step 2: Click on the “Results” tab.
  • Step 3: Enter APLAWCET registration number and hallticket number.
  • Step 4: Click on “View Result” button.
  • Step 5: View APLAWCET result and take clear print of it.

Result Tie Break :

  • In a scenario where two or more candidates get the same score in APLAWCET exam then tie-break is done as per the below mentioned pointers:
    • Candidate who has secured higher marks in Part C of APLAWCET 2022 will be ranked higher.
    • If the tie still remains, then the candidate who has more marks in Part B of the exam will be ranked higher.
    • If the tie still remains then the candidate who is older (with respect of age) will be given preference.

Steps to Check APLAWCET 2022 Rank Card :

  • Step 1 : Visit official website of APLAWCET 2022.
  • Step 2 : Click on the “View Your Rank Card” link.
  • Step 3 : Enter APLAWCET hall ticket number, registration number and date of birth (in dd/mm/yyyy format).
  • Step 4 : Click on “View Rank Card” button.
  • Step 5 : View APLAWCET rank card and take clear print it.


Admit Card
  • Admit card for AP LAWCET 2022 will be released on the official website of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE).
  • Admit card will be issued to only those candidates who will apply for the exam before the last date of application.
  • Candidates can download the admit card by using login details i.e. registration and date of birth.
  • Candidates appearing for the examination should download their admit card at least 2-3 days before the exam date. 

Steps to download AP LAWCET 2022 Admit Card :

  • Visit the official website of AP LAWCET 2022 and click on `Download Hall Ticket` tab.
  • A new page will open up for admit card window.
  • To download the admit card, candidates have to enter their AP LAWCET 2022 registration number, qualifying examination hall ticket number and Date of Birth.
  • Click on “Download Hall Ticket” button and the admit card will appear on the screen .
  • Cross-check the details mentioned on it and if any error is found then report it to the exam helpdesk .
  • After this, download the admit card (even if it has errors) and get printout copies to carry on the exam day.

AP LAWCET 2022 Admit Card Details :

  • Admit card is a mandatory document that candidates should carry with them on the exam day.
  • No candidate will be allowed entry to the examination hall without a valid admit card, therefore, candidates should ensure the admit card has following details on it : 
    • Candidates details such as name, roll number, date of birth, category, parents name, photograph and signature.
    • Exam details i.e. name, LAWCET 5-year or 3-year LLB course, and exam date and timings.
    • Test centre details i.e. centre name, detailed address, reporting time and instructions to be followed on the test day.
  • If any of the detail is found incorrect then candidates should contact the exam helpdesk as under :


                 Department of Law,

                 Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur-515003 (AP) India.

For Technical Queries : 9393 711 110

E-Mail                          : [email protected]

Official Website          : https://sche.ap.gov.in/LAWCET/LAWCET/LAWCET_HomePage.aspx


Phone Number           : 08554-255233

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