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AP LAWCET Exam Pattern 2021

Updated By Sukriti Vajpayee on 11 Jan, 2021 11:43

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AP LAWCET 2021 Exam Pattern

AP LAWCET Exam Pattern is defined by Sri Krishnadevaraya University on behalf of APSCHE. AP LAWCET is organised in online mode (Computer Based Test) only. The AP LAWCET 2020 Exam Pattern will contain the total number of marks, number of questions, subjects, marking system and syllabus for AP LAWCET 2021.

The questions asked in AP LAWCET 2021 will be based on General Knowledge, mental ability, current affairs, Aptitude for Study of Law including Principles of Law and some parts on Constitution of India.

  • AP LAWCET is conducted for admission to two programmes. Both the exams have the same sections but the difficulty level varies according to the programme.

  • The question paper comprises of three sections.

  • The questions asked in AP LAWCET are objective type in nature, which will be multiple-choice questions (MCQs).

  • The medium of the examination is in English and Telugu language.

  • A total number of 120 questions are asked in the examination.

  • The total time duration is 90 minutes to complete the examination.

  • There is no negative marking for incorrect answers.

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AP LAWCET 2021 Exam Pattern Highlights

AP LAWCET 2021 Distribution of Questions

AP LAWCET 2021 Marking Scheme

Qualifying Marks in AP LAWCET

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AP LAWCET 2021 Exam Pattern Highlights

The aspirants can check out the highlights of the AP LAWCET exam pattern of 2021 from the table provided below:

Examination Mode

Computer Based Test (Online)

Type of Questions

Objective type (MCQs)

Total Sections


Name of Sections

1. Current Affairs,

2. General knowledge & Mental Ability

3. Aptitude for Study of Law


90 minutes (1 hour 30 minutes)

Total No. of Questions


Language of Examination

English and Telugu

Marking Scheme

Each question carries 1 mark.

 No negative marking for wrong answers.

AP LAWCET 2021 Distribution of Questions

Provided below is the Marks Distribution Pattern of Questions for AP LAWCET 2021.



 No. of Questions

Maximum Marks


Part A

General Knowledge and Mental Ability



90 Minutes

Part B

Current Affairs



Part C

Aptitude for the Study of Law



Grand Total



AP LAWCET 2021 Marking Scheme

The marking scheme of AP LAWCET 2021 is captured below.

  • 1 mark is awarded for every correct answer.

  • There is no negative marking for incorrect answer/unanswered questions.


The qualifying marks in APLAWCET 2021 is expected to be around 35% (i.e. 42 marks out of 120 marks) and no minimum marks for SC/ST candidates are expected to be prescribed.

    Qualifying Marks in AP LAWCET

    The AP LAWCET Qualifying Marks for 3-year-long and 5-year-long courses have been given below.

    • Applicants will have to obtain a minimum of 35% in the test, for instance, 42 marks out of the total marks of 120, to appear for assessment and ranking of AP LAWCET.

    • Applicants belonging to SC or ST categories do not require any minimum qualifying marks.

    • For the LLM program, the qualifying percentage of marks is 25%, that is 30 marks out of total 120 marks. There will be no qualifying marks for SC & ST for ranking.

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    Related Questions

    What is the date of AP LAWCET Counselling?

    -bhukya simhadriUpdated on January 28, 2021 04:51 PM
    • 1 Answer
    Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

    Dear Student,

    The dates for AP LAWCET Counselling 2021 have not been released yet, however, the AP LAWCET Counselling 2021 is expected to begin by the First week of June 2021. The AP LAWCET 2021 exam schedule has not been announced by APSCHE and is likely to be released in the second week of March 2021.

    Applicants are advised to keep visiting AP LAWCET 2021 Important Dates to keep a track of the upcoming events. The entire schedule will be updated here as soon as the official notification is released. Meanwhile, applicants can prepare for AP LAWCET and check out ...


    Is caste certificate and income certificate necessary for AP LAWCET counselling?

    -Lakshmi saisriUpdated on November 20, 2020 08:01 PM
    • 2 Answers
    Sukriti Vajpayee, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear student,

    It is mandatory for you to have some documents for the counselling process of AP LAWCET. Caste Certificate and Income Certificate come under the necessary documents for the counselling of the law entrance exam. In fact, if you have applied for admission under a reserved category, it is compulsory for you to show proof during the counselling. If you fail to do so, your candidature will be cancelled.

    Giving proof of income is necessary if you are applying for any scholarship programme. If not, it is not mandatory to produce the income certificate of your family in the ...


    I got 1967 rank. Can I get a seat in the Kurnool Law College, Andhra Pradesh. I am a SC candidate.

    -Prajwala Updated on November 05, 2020 03:43 PM
    • 1 Answer
    Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

    Dear Student,

    Whether or not you will get a seat in the Kurnool Law College, Andhra Pradesh depends on the merit list of the institute. The merit list is not out yet, however, you are advised to keep a close eye on the official website of the law college to stay updated with the same.

    Meanwhile, check out the list of Private Law Colleges in Andhra Pradesh Accepting AP LAWCET Scores. For any admission related issue, either dial our toll-free number 1800-572-9877 or fill-up the Common Application Form. For any queries, write back to us on the QnA zone.

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    FAQs about AP LAWCET Exam Pattern

    Is there any negative marking in the AP LAWCET 2020 exam?

    No, the AP LAWCET 2020 exam doesn’t deduct marks for a wrong answer.

    Is the duration of the AP LAWCET 2020 exam divided into different sections?

    No, candidates have to manage the time according to their preference.

    Can a candidate ask for extra time to complete the paper in the AP LAWCET 2020 exam ?

    Candidates will not be given extra time. They have to complete it within the allotted duration.

    Is AP LAWCET different from TS LAWCET?

    The answer is no. The exam pattern of both are the same.

    How many questions will be asked in AP LAWCET 2020?

    The AP LAWCET question paper consists of a total of 120 objective type questions.

    Is the exam pattern going to see any changes in the year 2020 for the AP LAWCET exam ?

    According to the concerned authority of the exam, the exam pattern of AP LAWCET 2020 would be the same as the previous year. The exam pattern will be as follows: Medium of Exam for LL.B- English or Telegu Medium of Exam for LL.M- English Exam Mode for LL.B- Online Exam Mode for LL.M- Online Duration of Exam for LL.B- 90 minutes Duration of Exam for LL.B- 80 minutes Number of Questions for LL.B/LL.M-120 Question Types for LL.B/LL.M- Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) Scheme of Marking for LL.B/LL.M- +1/0

    Will AP LAWCET 2020 be conducted offline or online?

    AP LAWCET 2020 will be conducted online, which is a computer-based test.

    Who is the conducting body of AP LAWCET 2020?

    AP LAWCET 2020 will be conducted by Sri Krishnadevarata University, Ananthapuramu.

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