AP PGLCET Exam Pattern 2020

Updated By Subhashri Roy on 13 Jan, 2020 11:43

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AP PGLCET 2020 Exam Pattern

AP PGLCET is a popular entrance examination for the law candidates in Andhra Pradesh which is conducted for post-graduate law admissions. The exam pattern of AP PGLCET 2020 consists of detailed information regarding the online examination including the mode of examination, marks allotted, type of questions, number of questions, duration of the exam, total marks in the entrance examination, negative marking, etc.

It is certainly necessary to create a preparation strategy for the exam but it is also important to have a good understanding of the exam pattern of AP PGLCET. AP PGLCET comprises a total of 120 questions of 1 mark each. The same is divided into two parts. Let's now run you through detailed information regarding the exam pattern of AP PGCLET 2020.

Highlights of AP PGLCET 2020 Exam Pattern

AP PGCLET 2020 is a single entrance test that is conducted for all the programmes under LL.M. The exam consists of 120 questions each of which holds 1 mark. The exam is of 90 minutes and is divided into two parts- Part A and Part B. 

Part A holds 40 marks with questions from topics such as Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence. Each of these two topics will have 20 questions carrying 1 mark each. 

Part B of the question paper will have a total of 80 questions on topics like Labour Law, Crimes and Torts, IPR, Public International Law, Mercantile Law and other laws. Each of these topics will have 16 questions. 



Mode of Examination


Number of Questions


Total Marks


Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), Matching Items

Language of Question Paper


Number of Sections


Name of the Sections

Labour Law, Crimes and Torts, IPR, Public International Law, Mercantile Law and other laws.

Sectional Time Limit


AP PGLCET 2020 Syllabus

The questions will be objective type which will include multiple-choice questions and matching items. Each question will contain four alternative answers from which candidates need to pick the correct answer. 

Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthapuramu has defined the AP PGLCET 2020 syllabus. Candidates appearing in AP PGLCET shall analyse the syllabus for 2020 and exam pattern before beginning with the preparation for the exam. Conducted on state-level, AP PGLCET is a postgraduate law entrance exam. Candidates must focus on all the topics mentioned in the syllabus in order to pass the exam.

AP PGLCET 2020 consists of topics like Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, Mercantile Law, Public International Law, Labour Law, Crimes and Torts, IPR and Other Laws. Check out the detailed syllabus of AP PGLCET 2020.


Section-Wise Syllabus


Sources of Law, Custom Precedent and Legislation, Rights and duties - Ownership and Possession, Persons, Obligation, Property, Liability, Legal Sanctions.

Constitutional Law

Nature of the constitution: Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy, Executive, Judiciary and Legislature, Center-State Relations, Emergency provisions, Amendments to the constitution.

Mercantile Law

General Principles of Contract (Sections. 1-75, Indian Contract Act-1872).

Public International Law

International Law and Municipal Law, Subjects, State Territory, Air, Sea and outer space, Nationality and Statelessness, Extradition, Asylum, State Jurisdiction, United Nations.

Labour Law

Trade Union Act 1926. Industrial Disputes Act 1947.

Crimes and Torts

Indian Penal Code- General Principles and General Exceptions. TORTS: General principles of Tort, Defences, Joint liability, State liability for torts; Consumer Protection Act,1986

IPR and Other Laws

Copy right Act, 1957; Patents Act, 2005; 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.

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