AP PGLCET 2020 - Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher education has released AP PGLCET application form 2020 on March 11, the last date to submit the application form without any late fee is April 10. However, with late fees, the application form of AP PGLCET can be filled until April 30. Successfully registered candidates will be issued the hall ticket on May 03 for appearing in the postgraduate entrance exam which will be conducted on May 08 in online mode. AP PGLCET will consist of 120 objective type questions which cover a variety of topics from law subjects if graduation level such as Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, Labour Law etc. Candidates will be given 90 mins to attempt the test paper. After the conduct of Andhra Pradesh PGLCET 2020, the university will declare the result around the third week of May. Along with the AP PGLCET result 2020, the university will also release a rank card containing the ranking of the candidates. Candidates will be shortlisted for admissions on the basis of their rank in the merit list. To know more about the detailed admission process of AP PGLCET 2020, application form, important dates, eligibility, exam pattern, admit card etc read the complete article.
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AP PGLCET 2020 - General overview

Name of examination


Conducting body

Sri Krishnadevaraya University

Official website


Exam type

Entrance exam for postgraduate law courses

Exam level


Programmes offered

2-year LLM

Total participating institutes


AP PGLCET important dates 2020


Date (Announced)

Admission notification

March 10, 2020

Start of submission of application form

March 11, 2020

Last date of submission of application form without late fees

April 10, 2020

Last date to apply with a late fee of Rs 500April 19, 2020
Last date to apply with a late fee of Rs. 1000April 28, 2020
Last date to apply with a late fee of Rs. 2000
April 30,2020

Correction on the submitted application form

April 20 - April 21, 2020

Admit card release

May 03, 2020


May 8, 2020

Provisional answer key

Second week of May 2020


Third week of May 2020

AP PGLCET eligibility criteria 2020

For appearing in AP PGLCET 2020, candidates must meet the eligibility criteria as prescribed by the conducting body. The AP PGLCET 2020 eligibility criteria consists of the educational qualification and other requirements as explained below.

Educational qualification - Candidates must have completed LLB or Law graduation at the time of admission.

Minimum required marks - While completing graduation in law candidates belonging to OC/BC categories must secure 50% aggregate marks. Candidates from SC/ST categories must have completed graduation with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks.

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Further, candidates appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible to appear in AP PGLCET.

Nationality - Candidates must be an Indian citizen and should also satisfy the local and local requirements as given by Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions) order.

Age limit - There is no age limit to appear in the postgraduate law entrance exam.

AP PGLCET application form 2020

All candidates need to fill the AP PGLCET 2020 application form on online mode only. Filling up of the AP PGLCET application form 2020 will include steps like registration, fee payment, application fee payment, application form submission and others. The steps included in the application form of AP PGLCET 2020 are explained below.

Step 1 - Fee payment

Firstly, candidates will have to pay the application fee which can be paid in both online and offline mode. In offline mode, candidates will have to visit the nearest AP Online centre from where the registration number and and payment id.

In online mode, candidates will have to visit the admission portal and pay the application fee by using debit card/credit card or net banking facilities.

AP PGLCET 2020 application fee

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Step 2 - Know your payment status

  • After paying the application fee of AP PGLCET 2020, candidates can check the payment status using the payment id and and registration number.

Step 3 - Fill application

  • Select the tab ‘fill application’ and fill in the details like payment reference id, Qualifying examination Hall ticket number, contact number and date of birth to proceed to fill application form.

  • Fill your personal information, educational qualification details, category.

  • Select your test centre preference and upload a passport size photo and signature.

  • Submit the application form after filling all the essential details.

AP PGLCET 2020 - Documents specification



Passport size photo

Format - JPG/JPEG (max size - 50kb)


Format - JPG/JPEG (max size - 30kb)

Step 4 - Print the application form

After submitting the AP PGLCET application form 2020, candidates must take print out of the complete application form.

AP PGLCET admit card 2020

The university will release the admit card of AP PGLCET 2020 on May 03, 2020, in online mode. To download the AP PGLCET admit card 2020, applicants will need to login at the admission portal of the university, using the login credentials. The admit card of AP PGLCET 2020 will contain all the information related to the conduct of the exam such as exam centre name, city, address, exam date and timings, candidate’s roll number, application number etc. Further, the AP PGLCET admit card serves as a hall ticket for appearing in the exam, thus making it mandatory for candidates to carry the admit card at the exam centre.

AP PGLCET exam centres 2020

The university will conduct the AP PGLCET 2020 in different cities of Andhra Pradesh as given below.

AP PGLCET exam centres 2020

















AP PGLCET exam pattern 2020

The conducting body has prescribed a fixed exam pattern of AP PGLCET 2020 which forms the basis of the test paper. As per the AP PGLCET 2020 exam pattern, there will be a test paper consisting of multiple choice questions. Candidates will be given 90 minutes to attempt 120 questions. The entrance test will be conducted in English language only.

AP PGLCET test pattern 2020

Exam mode


Exam duration

90 mins



Type of test paper

Objective type

Total number of questions


Marking scheme

1 mark for each question

Maximum marks


AP PGLCET 2020 - Minimum qualifying marks


Minimum Marks

Unreserved category

30 marks


No qualifying marks

AP PGLCET syllabus 2020

The conducting body has prescribed a syllabus from where questions will be asked in the exam. AP PGLCET syllabus 2020 consists of different topics related to legal studies at graduation level. The syllabus of AP PGLCET 2020 is divided into two parts, each part will contain some fixed weightage in terms of marks and questions as explained below.

AP PGLCET syllabus 2020


Questions to be asked


Part A




Constitutional Law



Part B

Public international law



Mercantile law



Labour law



Crimes and Torts



IPR and other laws






AP PGLCET 2020 exam guidelines

  • On the day of the exam, candidates are advised to report at the exam centre at least one-hour before the prescribed time.

  • Candidates must carry their AP PGLCET admit card 2020 along with a valid id proof to the exam centre.

  • Further, candidates must not carry any electronic device such as a mobile, calculator, or watch inside the exam hall.

AP PGLCET 2020 result

The university will declare the AP PGLCET result 2020 around the third week of May 2020 on its official website. The result of AP PGLCET 2020 will contain the marks obtained by the candidate, roll number, name and more importantly, provisional qualification status. To download the AP PGLCET result 2020, candidates will need to enter their registration number and the hall ticket number on the result tab.

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AP PGLCET 2020 rank card

After the declaration of result, the university will prepare the rank card and will make it available on the website. Candidates will be able to download the AP PGLCET 2020 rank card after one week of the result declaration.

How to download AP PGLCET rank card 2020

  • visit the admission portal of AP PGLCET.

  • Click on Rank card.

  • Enter your lawcet hall ticket no, registration number and date of birth.

  • Click on ‘View rank card’

  • The rank card will appear in the next window, you can download it in pdf format.

AP PGLCET 2020 result - Tie breaker

In case two candidates are getting the same score in AP PGLCET 2020, the university will use a predetermined tie breaker formula as given below to decide the rank.

  • Candidates scoring higher marks in Part A of the test will be ranked higher.

  • Even if the tie persists, candidates older in age will be given a higher rank.

AP PGLCET counselling 2020

Once the candidates are shortlisted on the basis of marks secured in the test, the authorities will send call letters to such candidates for counselling process. The AP PGLCET 2020 counselling will consist of steps like registration, document submission and verification, choice filling etc. Through the AP PGLCET counselling 2020, the conducting body will scrutinise the validity of the details provided by the candidates. Also, It should be noted that the final admission will be subject to candidate’s eligibility for the course and rank secure in the merit list.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - AP PGLCET 2020

Question: When will the AP PGLCET 2020 be conducted?


The AP PGLCET 2020 is scheduled to be conducted on May 8.

Question: Can I pay the application fee of AP PGLCET 2020 in offline mode?


Yes. the conducting body will provide AP Online centre at various places in Andhra Pradesh from where you can pay the application fee.

Question: How many questions will be asked in the AP PGLCET 2020?


As per the exam pattern, there will be 120 objective type questions in AP PGLCET.

Question: When can I download the AP PGLCET 2020 rank card?


The rank card of AP PGLCET 2020 can be downloaded after one week of result declaration.

Question: How many postgraduate law seats will be offered through AP PGLCET?


As of now there are around 461 postgraduate law seats offered by different participating colleges.

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what is the second counseling date of ap pglcet 2019?

Mayank Chowdhary 15th Nov, 2019

The exact dates for ap pglcet 2019 dates are not announced.  They are yet to be officially declared. But according to the tentative dates available, the second counselling will be held soon maybe in the third or fourth week of November itself. So stay tuned with the official website of AP PGLCET for quick updates. Thank you.


Could you please tell me the date of PGLCET EXAM

Ria Vishisht 23rd Apr, 2019


The AP LAWCET has   commenced with the notification application  on March 11, 2019 . Candidates can submit the application form till April 24, 2019 without any late fee. After the submission of the application form by the applicants, admit cards will be issued on May 1, 2019.

Examination will be conducted on May 6, 2019 followed by the issue of answer key. The conducting body then announced the result on May 17, 2019 along with the issue of rank card and conduct of counselling in the first week of October. 

There are 16 centres of AP Law CET in Andhra Pradesh only.

The result shall be declared on May 17th , 2019.

 The exam paper shall be for 120 marks and shall be for 120 minutes .There shall be no negative marking.  AP LAWCET Answer Key 2019 will be available in online mode which will give candidates an opportunity to cross-check their answers marked in the law examination.

Along with the application form of AP LAWCET 2019, candidates need to upload the following documents as mentioned below-

Mark-sheets of 10th and 12th examinations along with the admit card number issued by the board.

Scanned copy of photograph

Scanned copy of signature.

Identity Proofs like Aadhaar Card/ Driving License/ PAN Card/ Voter’s Identity Card/ Passport/ College Identity Card (self-attested)

Caste Certificate, if required.

Candidates should ensure to fill-in the complete and correct details submitted in the application form.  However, the correction window will be made available to the candidates from April 27, 2019 to April 28, 2019. After this span, candidates will not be able to make any changes in their application form.

It is advised that candidates keep their login passwords of AP LAWCET discrete and not share it with anyone. Also, for security reasons, it is essential to log out from AP LAWCET portal after updating or filling or submitting the application form of AP LAWCET 2019.

In case a candidate pays the fees twice, the second amount deducted will be refunded within 7 working days by the university. 

Best of luck !


Previous questions and answers of AP PGLCET.

Sona 17th Mar, 2018

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The following link will help you get previous year papers for AP PGLCET





Hope this serves your query. Please feel free to respond and ask further questions.

All the best.

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