About TS LAWCET 2020
Osmania University has indefinitely postponed the online-based TS LAWCET 2020 entrance exam; it was earlier scheduled for July 10. The university conducts the exam on behalf of Telangana State Council for Higher Education (TSCHE). TS LAWCET 2020 exam scores will be used for admission to both 3-year and 5-year law courses offered by participating institutes. The intake capacity for the 3-year program is around 3190 seats, and for the 5-year integrated program, it is around 1480. The integrated law programs one can choose from include BA LLB, BBA LLB, and B.Com LLB. TS LAWCET 2020 application form submission last date has been extended to June 10 (from April 6) in view of COVID-19 pandemic; application opened in online mode on March 6. Desirous candidate needs to fill and submit the application form of TS LAWCET 2020 before the last date. TS LAWCET 2020 admit cards for successfully registered candidates will be issued in online mode the admit card will contain details about the roll number and the allotted exam centre. Post exam, results will be declared based on which merit list will be prepared for counselling and seat allotment.
TS LAWCET 2020 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Telangana State Law Common Entrance Test|
|Short Exam Name||TS LAWCET|
|Conducting Body||Osmania University|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||State Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||800 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Offline|
|Exam Duration||1 Hour 30 Minutes|
|Number of Seats||4670 Seats|
TS LAWCET 2020 Important Dates
Past Dates and Events
30 Jun, 2020 - 25 Jul, 2020
Late Fee Application - With a late fee of Rs 4000 | Mode: Online
01 Jul, 2020 - 03 Jul, 2020
Late Fee Application - With Late Fee of Rs.4000/- | Mode: Online
28 Jun, 2020 - 30 Jun, 2020
Late Fee Application - With Late Fee of Rs.2000/- | Mode: Online
21 Jun, 2020 - 27 Jun, 2020
Late Fee Application - With Late Fee of Rs.1000/- | Mode: Online
17 Jun, 2020 - 20 Jun, 2020
Late Fee Application - With Late Fee of Rs.500/- | Mode: Online
06 Mar, 2020 - 10 Jun, 2020
Application | Mode: Online
It is the responsibility of the candidate is to check out the eligibility criteria of TS LAWCET 2020 before filling the application form. In case any candidate applies for admission despite not meeting the LAWCET 2020 eligibility criteria, such candidate may be disqualified at any stage of the admission process. The list of eligibility criteria that the candidate needs to fulfill are listed below:
TS LAWCET eligibility criteria 2020
Qualifying exam (QE)
Minimum marks in QE
The candidate needs to have passed any Graduate Degree (10+2+3 pattern)
45% aggregate marks
The candidate must have passed 2-year intermediate exam (10+2 pattern)
45% aggregate marks
Relaxation in minimum marks: A relaxation of 5% of marks in the qualifying marks is applicable to candidates from SC and ST categories.
Nationality: The candidate needs to be an Indian citizen and also satisfy local/unreserved status status as mandated by Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions) Order, 1974 and any amendments made thereto.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other
The exam conducting authority released the application form of TS LAWCET 2020 in online mode on March 6; last date to submit completed applications without late fee is June 10 (extended from April 6). Such candidates who meet the prescribed eligibility criteria may go ahead and fill the TS LAWCET 2020 application form before the last date. When filling the form, one must bear in mind only to enter genuine and verifiable information, as otherwise applications may be rejected.
Steps to fill TS LAWCET application form 2020
Payment of application fee - To start the application process, the aspirant needs to first pay the application fee of Rs. 800 ( Rs. 500 in case of SC and ST categories) via online mode using net banking, credit or debit cards. Additionally, the fee can also be paid at TS - AP centres, which will be online centres operated by the authorities at various locations. After completion of fee payment, the candidate needs to check their fee payment status.
Registration - After payment of the fee, the candidate needs to complete the registration process and create an applicant account.
Fill the form - In this step, the application form, which will have different sections like personal, academic, and contact details have to be filled.
|General, OBC||Online||Transgender, Female, Male||₹ 800|
|SC, ST||Online||Transgender, Female, Male||₹ 500|
TS LAWCET 2020 Syllabus
General knowledge and mental ability
Aptitude for the study of law
By consulting the exam pattern of TS LAWCET 2020, the applicant will get to know the structure of the exam, be it duration and mode of the exam, mark allocation, marking scheme, sections, etc. This information should be incorporated by the applicant in their preparation so that it is aligned with exam needs. The paper will be designed to evaluate the candidate's ability and aptitude that are necessary ingredients in the field of law.
Exam pattern of TS LAWCET 2020
The test will be conducted in online mode with the paper set in both English and Telugu or English and Urdu.
The duration of the exam will be 90 minutes.
There will a total of 120 MCQs each carrying 1 mark; for subject-wise break of marks and number of questions refer to the table below.
Each question will be followed by four answer options, out of which one will be the correct option.
There is no negative marking
TS LAWCET 2020 - subject-wise number of questions and mark allotment
Subject or Part
Number of questions
General Knowledge and Mental Ability (Part A)
Current Affairs (Part B)
Aptitude for the Study of Law (Part C)
Exam officials will release the admit card cum hall ticket of TS LAWCET 2020 in online mode on July 2. TS LAWCET 2020 admit card will carry important details like the name and address of the examination centre, name and roll number of the candidate, photograph, and date and time of the exam. One will be allowed to sit in the exam only on display of the TS LAWCET hall ticket/admit card.
How to download TS LAWCET 2020 admit card
- Click on the TS LAWCET admit card 2020 download link (will be updated here once it is released)
- Fill in date of birth, registration number and application number
- Upon log-in, the admit card will be displayed on screen
- Download and take a printout
Note: Don't forget to check that the details (like spelling of the candidate's name) are correct and legible. Or else get in touch with exam officials to get it rectified.
TS LAWCET 2020 Exam Centers
Documents Required at Exam
- TS LAWCET admit card 2020
- Identity proof (Aadhaar card/driving license/PAN card/voter ID Card)
Osmania University will announce the result of TS LAWCET 2020 on July 24; the result would be declared for all test takers who have appeared in the online exam. TS LAWCET 2020 result would be available in PDF format in the form of a scorecard containing details like the section-wise and overall marks secured by the candidate, and qualifying status.
How to check TS LAWCET 2020 result
- Click on the result link
- Enter hall ticket number and date of birth
- Click on "View Rank Card" option
- The result would be displayed on screen
- Download and take a printout.
TS LAWCET Qualifying Marks 2020
|Unreserved||35% (42 marks out of 120)|
|SC/ST||No minimum qualifying marks|
TS LAWCET Merit List 2020
It must be noted that TS LAWCET exam scores will be used to prepare the TS LAWCET merit list which will be the basis of counselling and seat allotment process. Candidates who are ranked higher in the merit list of TS LAWCET will be given preference during seat allotment, so will have a better chance at admission or being offered a higher preference seat.
In the event two-or more candidates score the same marks in TS LAWCET 2020 entrance exam, the ranking of such candidates will be decided in the following sequence:
- Candidate with higher marks in Part A to be ranked higher
- Candidate with higher marks in Part B to be ranked higher
- If the tie is still undecided, they may be bracketed together, but seniority in age may be considered at the time of admission.
The admission conducting authority will release the category-wise TS LAWCET cutoff 2020 for all the participating colleges. Also, the TS LAWCET 2020 cutoff will be course-specific. The cutoff would indicate the last rank for which admission is given to a course for a particular category or institute. Candidates who score below this cutoff in the chosen course (or category or institute), he/she will not be considered for admission.
The various factors on which TS LAWCET 2020 cutoff would depend include the number of applicants, their performance in the LAWCET 2020 entrance exam, number of sanctioned seats, category of the candidate, etc. If any of these parameters change, the cutoff would also automatically change.
Mode of Counselling: Offline
Osmania University, Hyderabad, will conduct TS LAWCET 2020 counselling for such candidates who have qualified in the exam post declaration of result and release of the merit list. A counselling schedule will be released for eligible candidates.
The first step in TS LAWCET counselling 2020 is document verification, wherein all participants need to get their documents verified at designated centres. Only such candidates who get their documents verified successfully will be considered for admission, while others will be disqualified. Post document verification, one has to participate in web-counselling, which will include choice filling and locking. Since TS LAWCET 2020 seat allotment will be based on both the merit ran of the candidate and also selected options, ne much select the most matching options and also as many options as possible.
Documents Required at Counselling
- Call letters of TS LAWCET
- Mark sheets of 10th and 12th
- TS LAWCET admit card 2020
- Local or non-local residence proof
- Transfer or migration certificate
- Community or caste certificate
- Sports/PH/NCC/CAP certificate, if applicable
- TS LAWCET rank card
- Parents’ income certificate
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question: When can I apply for TS LAWCET application form 2020?
You can apply for TS LAWCET 2020 application form from March 6 to April 6. With late fees, you can apply until May 20.
Question: When will the TS LAWCET admit card 2020 be released?
The TS LAWCET hall ticket 2020 will be released from May 21 onwards.
Question: How many law colleges will participate in TS LAWCET 2020?
There are more than 33 law colleges of Telangana that participate in TSLAWCET 2020. The list of participating colleges will be released at the time of the counselling process.
Question: What is the application form fees for TS LAWCET 2020?
The TS LAWCET application form fees for general category candidates is Rs. 800, while for reserved category candidates, the fees is Rs. 500.
Question: What type pf questions will be asked in TS LAWCET 2020?
As per the exam pattern of TS LAWCWT, there will be 120 multiple choice type questions in the test paper.
Question: What topics do I need to study to clear TS LAWCET 2020?
General knowledge, mental ability, current affairs and legal aptitude are the subjects that you need to study to get success in TS LAWCET 2020.
Questions related to TS LAWCET
Iam sc female candidate Iam appearing for ts lawcet 2020.How much rank should I get to get a seat in osmania university law?
Cut offs are minimum qualifying marks for entrance exam. Cut off depends on number of candidates appeared and qualified in exam, difficulty level of exam and previous year's cut off.
However according to previous year's cut off tends , cut off TS law CET remains same in Osmania University. The candidates must score Minimum 35% marks out if total marks.
THERE ARE NO SPECIFIC CUT OFF FOR SC / ST STUDENTS in Osmania University.
iam doing b.pharmacy finalyear ,can i apply for ts lawcet 3 years cource.
The eligibility to appear 3 years law course is -
the candidate should have passed any Graduate Degree (with 10+2+3 pattern) of a recognized University with 45% of aggregate marks for general category, 42% for OBC Category* and 40% for SC/ST or any other examination recognized as equivalent by the Universities concerned and also as per Bar Council of India, Legal Education Rule – 2008 and BCI - Legal Education Committee meeting dated 30th April 2017
So a B.pharmacy candidate can apply for ts lawcet exam. Those candidate who are in final year can also appear in the exam but they have to achieve minimum percentage described to be eligible cor admission.
Hops it helps
what are the sample paper s of law cet Telengana?
For sample papers of Ts lawcet go through our page for which link is provided below
These previous year question papers of TS lawcet will help you to understand what kind of questions are asked in TS Lawcet examination and with the help of these, you can prepare accordingly
Could you please explain the exam pattern and syllabus, howmany of marks we should have to score in the exam. How many of marks score persons eligible?
The exam consists of 120 questions for 120 marks. The exam pattern of TS LAWCET is given below:
- General Knowledge and Mental Ability = 30 questions for 30 Marks
- Current Affairs = 30 questions for 30 Marks
- Aptitude for the Study of Law = 60 questions for 60 Marks
The syllabus for TS LAWCET exam is given below:
- General Knowledge :
- General Science
- International Bodies
- Indian Culture and Heritage
- Current Affairs :
- Current Events of National and International importance
- Appointments and rewards
- New Legal Developments
- Aptitude for the study of Law :
- Legal Awareness
- Constitutional Law
- Indian Constitution
- Legal Reasoning
- Indian Polity
- Important Amendments
- Mental Ability :
- Blood Relations
- Logical Sequences
- Completing Arguments
The minimum qualifying marks for TS LAWCET exam are given below:
- Candidates should secure a minimum of 35% marks in TS LAWCET entrance test in order to be considered for further admission procedure.
- There is no minimum marks limit for candidates belonging to SC/ST category.
TS lawcet previous exam papers
TS LAWCET will have 120 questions and the questions will be asked in the form of Objective Questions and Multiple Choice Questions. The exam is for a total of 120 marks. Exam duration will be for 1 hour 30 minutes. You need to study topics like Legal Aptitude, Reasoning and English. As it isn't possible write down whole question paper, follow the below link you will get question papers as well as answer key. You will even get more details about examination.