– Sri Krishnadevaraya University on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) conducted AP PGLCET 2018 on April 19, 2018. Candidates who wished to seek admission in the post graduate law programme offered by APSCHE needed to apply for AP PGLCET 2018. The law aspirants of AP PGLCET could check here all about the state level law examination which included the application process, eligibility criteria, important dates, exam pattern, answer key, counselling schedule and results. The state level post graduate law examination was held in online mode wherein the university offered 461 seats to the aspirants of LLM programme. Moreover, there were 13 colleges who were witnessed participating in the admission process through AP PGLCET 2018. However, the law aspirants should also note that the facts and figures in this article of AP PGLCET were as per the official brochure for the academic year 2018-2019 released by Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapuramu. For further details on AP PGLCET 2018, candidates read the complete information enriched article given below.

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History of AP PGLCET

The candidates should also note that AP PGLCET was earlier a single entrance exam through which all admissions to the Post Graduate law courses in state colleges and Universities in the state of Andhra Pradesh used to take place. But since the split in the states in 2014 and formation of Telangana took place, examinations also held separately state-wise namely, TS PGLCET and AP PGLCET. Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati was the centre for the last unified PGLCET exam in 2014 and since then, AP PGLCET exam is being conducted by Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapuramu. 


AP PGLCET 2018 – Overview

Exam Name - Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test

Abbreviated Name – AP PGLCET

Conducting Body -  Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapuramu on behalf of APSCHE

No. of Seats offered – 461 seats

Mode of examination – Online

Type of examination – Post graduate

Programme offered – L.LM (Post graduation course)

Level - State

Medium of exam - English

No. of participating institutes - 13

AP PGLCET 2018 Important Dates

APSCHE announced the Important dates of AP PGLCET 2018 in online mode by the second week of February 2018. The candidates who wish to appear in AP PGLCET 2018 can check the calendar of events provided below.

AP PGLCET Important Dates





Issue of Notification

March 5, 2018


Application form start

March 9, 2018


Application form end

April 5, 2018


Application form submission with late fee of Rs. 500

April 10, 2018


Correction of online application data already submitted

April 8 - 9, 2018


Admit card release

April 12, 2018



April 19, 2018 (2:30 pm- 4pm)


Preliminary Answer Key release

April 23, 2018


Last date for receiving objcetions on answer key

April 23, 2018


Result announcement

April 30, 2018 (Earlier April 26)



First week of September 2018*

*Tentative date


AP PGLCET 2018 Result

Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapuramu on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) will announce AP PGLCET 2018 Result on or after April 30, 2018. Earlier, it was scheduled to be released on April 26 but now it has been postponed by four days. The candidates appearing in AP PGLCET 2018 need to download result through their registered accounts.


AP PGLCET 2018 Admit Card

The law aspirants appearing in AP PGLCET 2018 and wished to download their admit card of AP PGLCET 2018 got access of the same on April 12, 2018. Now that the online AP PGLCET 2018 Admit Card was available, the candidates needed to download it through their registered accounts of AP PGLCET 2018. Candidates should also note that the admit card of AP PGLCET 2018 was only been issued to those who filled the application form of AP PGLCET 2018 successfully. The law aspirants were advised to take a print out of AP PGLCET Admit card 2018 for future references and also follow the instructions inscribed on the back of it. Candidates who were to download the admit card of AP PGLCET 2018, needed to follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Click on the link AP PGLCET Admit Card 2018 as given below.
  • In the given space, enter your payment reference id, registration number, qualifying examination hall ticket number, mobile number and date of birth.
  • Then, click on the 'Download Hall ticket' tab
  • As you get the hall ticket, check all the details and keep it safe.

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AP PGLCET 2018 Exam Pattern

The law aspirants appearing in AP PGLCET 2018 should take a look at the subjects on which they were be tested in the state level law examination. AP PGLCET 2018 Exam Pattern mentioned the questions that was based on Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, Public International Law, Mercantile Law, Labour Law, Crimes and Torts and IPR & other laws. There were 120 questions of 1 mark each and the candidates were given 90 (2:30 pm - 4 pm) minutes to attempt AP PGLCET 2018. Candidates were required to choose one appropriate option from the given four options which means that the Paper pattern of AP PGLCET 2018 would offer Multiple Choice Questions to the candidates.

AP PGLCET Exam Pattern






20 marks


Constitutional Law

20 marks


Public International Law

16 marks


Mercantile Law

16 marks


Labour Law

16 marks


Crimes and Torts

16 marks


IPR & other laws

16 marks

AP PGLCET 2018 Answer Key

Sri Krishnadevaraya University has released the Answer Key of AP PGLCET 2018 on April 23, 2018 in online mode. AP PGLCET 2018 Answer Key is available to the law aspirants along with the exam paper and the response sheets with the help of which the candidates were able to cross-check their responses. Candidates also have the authority to file objection to any of the questions after cross-checking it with the official AP PGLCET answer key 2018. After cross-checking and rectifying, the university then released the final answer key of AP PGLCET 2018.


AP PGLCET 2018 Rank Card

Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapuramu will be releasing the Rank card of AP PGLCET 2018 on or around April 30, 2018. To download the same, candidates need to enter their Admit card/Hall Ticket number and take a detailed view of their score. Candidates who are not from the SC/ST categories will have to score a minimum of 25% out of the 120 marks available in the Law Entrance Test to be considered as eligible for AP PGLCET ranking.


AP PGLCET 2018 Counselling

Law aspirants shortlisted as per the rank list of AP PGLCET 2018 will be called to attend Counselling of AP PGLCET 2018 as per the schedule that will be announced by the university. Candidates will be issued call letters which will mention venue, date and time of AP PGLCET 2018 Counselling. Candidates are informed that they need to visit the AP PGLCET Counselling 2018 venue along with required documents for verification and well before on time.


AP PGLCET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The law aspirants who wished to seek admissions to post graduate programme L.L.M, would have to first fulfil the Eligibility Criteria of AP PGLCET 2018 as laid down by the university. AP PGLCET Eligibility Criteria 2018 mentions that the candidates holding or appearing in LLB course are eligible for the same with 50% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination.

  • Only appearing in AP PGLCET 2018 will not confirm admission to the candidates. The candidates should satisfy all AP PGLCET eligibility criteria 2018 and also satisfy rules governing admission as are applicable at the time of admission.

  • The applicants who have obtained 10+2 or graduation/post-graduation through single sitting system directly without having any basic qualification for prosecuting such studies are not eligible for admissions into the law courses.

  • As per the Supreme Courts order, there is no age limit to appear in AP PGLCET 2018.

AP PGLCET 2018 Application Form

The law aspirants interested to seek admission in the post graduate course LLM offered by Sri Krishnadevaraya University got the Application Form of AP PGLCET 2018 from March 9, 2018. The candidates could get access of the AP PGLCET 2018 Application Form in online mode. Law aspirants were also advised to apply for AP PGLCET 2018 before the last date of the application form i.e April 5, 2018. The candidates got access of the AP PGLCET Application Form 2018 through their registered accounts wherein they were required to register themselves for further procedures to take place. After the completion of the registration process, the candidates were sent a registration number and password on their registered email id along with a validation link. After candidates filled the application form they were required to remit the application fee in online mode using any of the convenient payment options Debit/Credit Card or through AP Online centres. The law applicants were advised to fill the application form of AP PGLCET 2018 before the last date so that extra fine does not incur.

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AP PGLCET 2018 Exam Centres

Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test 2018 was held by Sri Krishnadevaraya University on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) in as many as 16 centres. Candidates need to take a glance at the exam centres of AP PGLCET 2018 in the table given below.










(10)  Ongole

(11)   Rajamahendra

(12)    Srikakulam

(13)   Tirupati

(14)   Vijaywada

(15)    Visakapatnam

(16)   Vizianagaram



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