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.

Part

Sections

Number of Questions

Total questions per section

1.

A

Jurisprudence

20

40

Constitutional Law

20

2.

B

Public International Law

16

80

Mercantile Law

16

Labour Law

16

Crimes and Torts

16

IPR and other laws

16

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

 

AP PGLCET 2017 Syllabus

Part

Section

Topics

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

Jurisprudence

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

B

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

Crimes

Indian Penal Code -General Principles & 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

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-

S.No

Exam Centres for AP PGLCET 2017

1.

Tirupati

2.

Vishakhapatnam

3.

Guntur

4.

Anantapuramu

5.

Chittoor

6.

Kadapa

7.

Kurnool

8.

Nandyal

9.

Nellore

10.

Ongole

11.

Vijayayawada

12.

Bhimavaram

13.

Kakinada

14.

Rajamahendravaram

15.

Vizianagaram

16.

Srikakulam

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