AP PGLCET Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2017
Somesh S Menon, 01 Feb 2017, #AP PGLCET
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AP PGLCET Exam Pattern 2017 – The Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test 2017 Exam Pattern will be determined by the Sri Krishnadevaraya University on behalf of APSCHE. AP PGLCET 2017, to be held on April 19, will be administered in online mode for the first time. Candidates will find it useful to refer to the AP PGLCET exam pattern to improve their preparations for the post graduate law entrance exam of Andhra Pradesh. AP PGLCET exam pattern and syllabus will test the knowledge of candidates who have already completed their graduation in law. Candidates applying for admission into the post graduate law programmes at Andhra Pradesh state law colleges through AP PGCLET 2017 will be tested on their knowledge of jurisprudence, constitutional law, public international law, mercantile law, labour law, crimes and torts and IPR and other laws. Candidates can check here all the important information on AP PGCLET  2017 Exam Pattern here including number of questions, section-wise weightage, total marks and total time duration.

AP PGLCET Exam Pattern 2017 Important Information

AP PGLCET 2017 will be conducted completely in online mode from this year onwards. Unlike AP LAWCET, the medium for AP PGLCET is in English language only.

Importance of AP PGLCET Exam Pattern 2017 -

Aspirants to the LLM programmes in the state law colleges of Andhra Pradesh will find the AP PGLCET 2017 Exam Pattern extremely useful to prepare properly for the  type of questions and structure expected for the Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test 2017.


A detailed explanation of the AP PGLCET Exam Pattern 2017 is given below -


AP PGLCET Exam Pattern 2017 Details


Exam Mode- From 2017 onwards, AP PGLCET will be held completely in online mode.


Exam Duration- Candidates will be given 90 minutes, that is 1 hour and 30 minutes, to complete the AP PGLCET questions.


Question type- There will be 120 questions in total as per the AP PGLCET Exam Pattern 2017.  Each question will be objective in nature and include four options, out of which the candidate will have to select the correct option.


Total marks- Each of the 120 questions as per the AP PGLCET 2017 exam pattern will hold one mark each. There will be no negative marking applicable for wrong answers. Marks will not be awarded for unattended questions.


Exam Pattern of AP PGLCET 2017 - As per AP PGLCET Exam Pattern 2017, the 120 questions will be divided into the following 2 parts and multiple sections each holding the given number of questions as below-


AP PGLCET 2017 Exam Pattern-

S. No.



Number of Questions

Total questions per section






Constitutional Law




Public International Law



Mercantile Law


Labour Law


Crimes and Torts


IPR and other laws


AP PGLCET Syllabus 2017The syllabus of AP PGLCET 2017 for questions in Parts A and B will be as below-


AP PGLCET 2017 Syllabus




(Candidates scoring more in this section will be given preference in case of tie)


Schools of Jurisprudence - 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


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

Mercantile Law

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

Labour Law

Trade Union Act 1926, Industrial Disputes Act 1947


Indian Penal Code -General Principles & General Exceptions


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

Medium of Exam– As AP PGLCET 2017 is conducted for Post Graduate admissions into LLM programmes in state law colleges of Andhra Pradesh, the candidate’s english language skills are also to be tested. The Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test (AP PGLCET) is therefore administered only in English.


Qualifying marks- Candidates appearing for AP PGLCET 2017 will have to score a minimum of 25% in the test out of the 120 available marks in order to be considered eligible for assessment for the AP PGLCET 2017 Result and rank card. This rule will not apply to SC/ST candidates.


AP PGLCET Exam Centres 2017

The regional exam centres for AP PGLCET 2017 will be spread across 16 different cities of Andhra Pradesh–


AP PGLCET 2017 Centres-


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what is the second counseling date of ap pglcet 2019?

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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

Hey Vijayalakshmi.


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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