AP LAWCET Exam Pattern 2020

Subhashri Roy Updated On: 10 Jan, 2020 09:35 IST

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AP LAWCET 2020 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 no. of marks, no. of questions, subjects, marking system and syllabus for AP LAWCET 2020. The questions asked in AP LAWCET 2020 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.

AP LAWCET 2020 Exam Pattern Highlights

The aspirants can check out the highlights of the AP LAWCET exam pattern of 2020 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 2020 Distribution of Questions



 No. of Questions


Part A

General Knowledge and Mental Ability


90 Minutes

Part B

Current Affairs


Part C

Aptitude for the Study of Law





AP LAWCET 2020 Marking Scheme

  • 1 mark is awarded for every correct answer.

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


The qualifying marks in APLAWCET 2020 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.


Who is the conducting body of AP LAWCET 2020?
AP LAWCET 2020 will be conducted by Sri Krishnadevarata University, Ananthapuramu.
Will AP LAWCET 2020 be conducted offline or online?
AP LAWCET 2020 will be conducted online, which is a computer-based test.
Is the exam pattern going to see any changes in the year 2020?
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
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 AP LAWCET different from TS LAWCET?
The answer is no. The exam pattern of both are the same.
Can a candidate ask for extra time to complete the paper?
Candidates will not be given extra time. They have to complete it within the allotted duration.
Is the duration of the exam divided into different sections?
No, candidates have to manage the time according to their preference.
Is there any negative marking in the exam?
No, the exam doesn’t deduct marks for a wrong answer.

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