AP LAWCET Application Form will be released by the 1st week of May 2022. Whereas the examination is expected to be held in the 1st week of July 2022. The authorities will be opening a correction window after the submission of the application forms. Candidates need to check the details filled in the AP LAWCET 2022 application form and rectify if any errors are made.
What is AP LAWCET?
AP LAWCET is a state-level entrance examination. It is conducted by Shri Krishnadevaraya University, on behalf of APSCHE, Hyderabad. AP LAWCET serves as the gateway for students to get admission to top Law colleges within the state. The examination is conducted online. Candidates who pass the examination can seek admission in various UG/ PG Law courses in both Govt. and Private institutions in Andhra Pradesh.
|Exam Name||Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test|
|Conducting Body||Shri Krishnadevaraya University|
|Exam Level||State Level|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|Exam Duration||90 minutes|
|No. of Questions||120|
|Application Fee||Rs. 750/-|
|No. of Exam Centers||16 (based on 2021 exams)|
Here are the tentative exam dates for AP LAWCET 2022 based on the previous year's analysis.
|Issue of Application Form||1st week of May 2022|
|Last date of submission of the application||2nd week of June 2022|
|Application Correction Date||3rd week of June 2022|
|Issue of Admit Card||4th week of June 2022|
|Examination Commencement Date||1st week of July 2022|
|Answer Key||2nd week of July 2022|
|Result Date||3rd week of July 2022|
|Counseling Process||1st week of August 2022|
The candidates can apply for the following programs on successfully passing the AP LAWCET examination:
The eligibility criteria for AP LAWCET are different for both 3 years Law program and 5 years Law program. Therefore, candidates must ensure they fulfill all the criteria for the program they want to apply to. Here are the eligibility criteria for both types of programs.
Eligibility Criteria for 3 Years Law Program
Eligibility Criteria for 5 Years Law Program
The application form will be released by the authority by the 1st week of May 2022 tentatively. The application form will be available in an online mode. Candidates can fill the application from the official website of APSCHE. Here is how to fill the application form:
The exam centers for AP LAWCET 2022 will be declared by the conducting body soon after the application process. However, for AP LAWCET 2021, a total of 16 exam centers were allotted. The exam centers for AP LAWCET 2021 are as follows:
The admit card is the most important document required for AP LAWCET 2022 Examination. The conducting authority will publish the admit card only for the eligible applicants in online mode. Candidates can directly access their admit cards from the official website. Candidates must download their admit cards online and take a printout for future reference.
How to download AP LAWCET 2022 Admit Card (H3)
The AP LAWCET examination is conducted in a computer-based online mode. Given below is the complete layout of the exam pattern for AP LAWCET.
AP LAWCET 2022 Marking Scheme
The subject-wise marking scheme for the AP LAWCET 2022 exam is given below:
|General Knowledge & Mental Ability||30||30|
|Law Aptitude Test||60||60|
APSCHE does not announce any official syllabus for the AP LAWCET examination. However, based on the previous year's question papers, candidates can refer to the syllabus given below:
|General Knowledge||Geography of India, Indian Culture & Heritage, History of India, Basics of Indian Economy, Indian Polity|
|Mental Ability||General Reasoning: Number Series, Direction Sense, Alphabet Series, Blood Relations, Coding/ Decoding, Analogies, Syllogisms, Sitting Arrangements, Data Interpretation, Visual Puzzles, Sequencing|
|Current Affairs||Indian/ International political current affairs, Economy, Judiciary System, Entertainment, Sports, Awards and Appointments.|
|Law Aptitude Test||Comprehending various legal principles, facts, and figures and selecting the most appropriate option.|
AP LAWCET exam consists of questions from various topics. The examination is held within a very limited time, therefore candidates must have the capability of quick thinking to answer the reasoning questions and aptitude test. Given below are some preparation tips, appearing candidates can refer to them for better preparation for the examination.
|NCERT of History, Geography, and Polity||Lucent General Knowledge|
|Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by S.Chand||Quantitative Approach by RS Aggarwal|
The conducting authority will release the answer key shortly after conducting the examination. Candidates can download the answer key in pdf format from the official website of APSCHE in the 2nd week of July 2022 tentatively. The answer key consists of all the correct answers for each question in the question paper.
Candidates can match the answer key with their answers in the examination and get a proper idea of their performance in the AP LAWCET exam. In case of any objection against the answer key, candidates can challenge the answer key.
The result will be released by the authority by the 3rd week of July 2022 tentatively. AP LAWCET 2022 results will be declared in online mode. Candidates can download their result sheets from the official website of APSCHE.
The result will be based on the final answer key and will consist of the performance of the candidates in the entrance examination. No further objections will be entertained after the results have been declared.
The steps to download the AP LAWCET 2022 result are given below:
The Rank Card consists of the overall performance of the candidates in the AP LAWCET entrance exam. It consists of details like candidates’ names, total marks scored in the examination, percentile, rank status, etc.
The rank card is an essential document during the counseling process of the passing candidates. Therefore, candidates are advised to download their rank cards for further procedures.
The candidates who have qualified for AP LAWCET 2022 Exam can appear for the counseling process. The conducting authority will conduct the counseling process by the 1st week of August 2022 tentatively. The counseling process consists of multiple rounds based on the availability of the seats.
Candidates will be allotted to different colleges for their preferred Law programs on the basis of the merit list. Top rank holders in the examination will have a better chance of being allotted in the top Law colleges. The counseling process is further followed by a document verification process for the admissions of the candidates.
AP LAWCET 2022 Counseling Fee
The counseling fee for AP LAWCET 2022 will vary as per the category of the appearing candidates. Given below is a tabulated form of the category-wise counseling fees for the candidates.
|SC/ ST||Rs. 800|
AP LAWCET 2022 Document Verification Process
After the counseling process, candidates have to visit their allotted centers for the document verification procedure for their admissions. The essential documents for the verification process are listed below:
The seat allotment order will be issued by the Council for Higher Education of the state after conducting the counseling process. Candidates who make it to the final phase of the counseling process will receive their seat allotments.
The authority will issue the seat allotments along with the date, time, and name of the colleges to which candidates have been allotted. The seat allotment notifications will be distributed through the medium of SMS in the candidate's registered mobile number. Candidates can visit the links from the SMS and download the seat allotment order for AP LAWCET 2022.
The cut-off for AP LAWCET 2022 will be decided by the authority after conducting the entrance examination. The cut-off is decided based on the factors such as the difficulty of the question paper, total availability of seats in colleges, number of appearing students, and number of passing students.
In order to qualify in the AP LAWCET 2022 examinations, the minimum cut-off is mentioned below. However, a new cut-off will be introduced by the authority after conducting the examination.
|Category||Cut-off for Qualifying|
|SC/ ST||No qualifying cut-offs|
Ques. What is the maximum age limit to be eligible for the AP LAWCET 2022 examination?
Ans: As per the official announcement, there is no age limit for the candidates to be eligible for the AP LAWCET examination. Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria as mentioned above can appear for their preferred Law courses in the examination.
Ques. Is there any negative marking on wrong attempts in AP LAWCET 2022 Examination?
Ans: No, there are no negative markings for any wrong attempts or unanswered questions. Each question will carry a weightage of 1 mark and the total marks for the AP LAWCET examination is 120.
Ques. Can we fill the AP LAWCET 2022 Application Form in an offline mode?
Ans: No, the application form will be available only in the online mode. Candidates who wish to appear for the examination can fill the form from the official website of APSCHE by the 1st week of May 2022 tentatively.
Ques. Is there any fine system for late submission of AP LAWCET 2022 Application Form?
Ans: The last date of submission of the application form is 2nd week of June 2022 tentatively. Late submissions are strictly not tolerated and there is no fine system for a late submission. Candidates who miss submitting the application form within the given time won't be able to apply for the examination.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.