AP LAWCET 2023 - Exam Dates(Out), Application Form(Soon), Pattern, Eligibility, Syllabus, Result, Counselling

Last Modified on : 09 Jun 2024

Sri Krishnadevaraya University conducts the Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test (AP LAWCET) on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). It is a state-level exam conducted for admission to law courses offered at universities in the state and their affiliated colleges. It is a computer-based exam conducted in English and Telugu languages. Those getting through the exam will be eligible for admission to 3-year LLB and 5-year integrated LLB programs. Here are the complete details about AP LAWCET 2023 exam related to notification, pattern, syllabus, eligibility, application process, and more.

AP LAWCET 2023 Latest Update: 

  • The Exam will be conducted on 20th May 2023.
  • The application process for AP LAWCET 2023 will start in February 2023.

AP LAWCET 2023 - Highlights

Exam Name

Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test (AP LAWCET)

Exam conducting Authority

Sri Krishnadevaraya University

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Level


Exam Mode


Exam Language

English and Telugu

Exam Duration

1 Hour 30 Minutes

Application Mode


Participating Institutes


Number of Seats


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AP LAWCET 2023 Important Dates

Here is the schedule for AP LAWCET 2023. There is no information on the official website yet.

AP LAWCET 2023 Events

Important Dates

Notification Release Date

February 2023

Starting date of the online application process

February 2023

Last date of online application submission (without late fee)

March 2023

Last date of online application submission (with late fee ₹ 500)

March 2023

Last date of online application submission (with late fee ₹ 1,000)

March 2023

AP LAWCET application correction window

April 2023

AP LAWCET 2023 admit card

May 2023

AP LAWCET 2023 Exam

20th May 2023

Answer key availability

June 2023

Result announcement

July 2023

Counselling begins

August 2023

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AP LAWCET 2023 Pattern & Syllabus

Candidates must be aware of the exam pattern and syllabus of the exam before appearing for the same. Here are the details.

AP LAWCET Exam Pattern

This 90 minutes exam will be conducted through online mode where 120 questions will be asked from the following sections:


Total Questions

Total Marks

General Knowledge and Mental Ability



Current Affairs



Aptitude for the Study of Law






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Note: The language of the question paper will be English and Telugu. There will be no negative marking in the exam.

Syllabus for AP LAWCET 2023

AP LAWCET 2023 syllabus is as under. Candidates must stay updated on current affairs. The syllabus for other sections is as under:

General Knowledge and Mental Ability - Dates and Days, Civics, New Appointments, New Amendments, Trade Terminologies, Superlatives, Indian Constitution, Geography.

Aptitude for the Study of Law - Mercantile Law, Public International Law, Labour Law, Crimes and Torts, Contract and Constitution Law, Strict Liability, Law of Crime, Constitutional Law and Polity, International Law, etc.

AP LAWCET 2023 Eligibility

Candidates seeking admission to law courses must meet the eligibility criteria. Do check the eligibility conditions before applying for the exam:


  • Indian nationals who meet the docile requirements of Andhra Pradesh state.
  • Non-Indian students may be accepted in some private colleges. However, they must check the concerned guidelines.

Age Limit

  • There is no upper age limit.

Educational Qualification


Eligibility Criteria

3-year LLB

Completed Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (any discipline) from a recognized University with a minimum of 45% marks (42% for the BC category and 40% for the SC/ ST category)

5-year Integrated LLB

Completed class 12th or 2-year intermediate or equivalent examination from a recognized board of intermediate education, AP.

The minimum qualifying marks in the exam must be 45% for the General category, 42% for the BC category, and 40% for SC/ ST category.

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AP LAWCET 2023 Application Process

AP LAWCET 2023 online application process will begin in February 2023. The applications for the exam will be accepted only through online mode. Thus, candidates are required to fill out the forms well on time. Here is the complete procedure.

Steps to Fill AP LAWCET 2023 Application Form

  • Go to the official website at aplawcet.nic.in.
  • Click on the link for AP LAWCET 2023 registration.
  • Complete the registration process by providing details such as name, category, DoB, mobile number, and Email ID.
  • Make application fee payment. The fee can be paid using a credit card, debit card, or net banking.
  • On successful registration, you will receive login details. Check the registration status and proceed with completing the remaining application process.
  • Log in and complete the remaining application form with details such as academic qualification, exam center choice, exam medium, etc.
  • Upload the passport-size photograph and signature in .jpg format. The scanned image of a photograph must be less than 30 KB, and that of the signature must be less than 15 KB.
  • Check the complete application form carefully and submit the same.
  • Take a print of the confirmation page for future reference.

Application Fee



Fee Amount

General, OBC, SC, ST

Male, Female, Transgender

₹ 750/-

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AP LAWCET 2023 Other Details

AP LAWCET 2023 Exam Centres

The exam will be conducted at the following centers:

  • Anantapuramu
  • Bhimavaram
  • Chittoor
  • Guntur
  • Tirupathi
  • Kadapa
  • Kurnool
  • Nandyal
  • Nellore
  • Guntur
  • Kakinada
  • Rajamahendravaram
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Vizianagaram
  • Ongole
  • Srikakulam

AP LAWCET 2023 Admit Card

AP LAWCET 2023 admit card will be available online. Candidates will be able to download the admit card using their login credentials. Check all the details on the admit card carefully, and in case of any discrepancies, report them to the officials. Carry the admit card and valid ID proof to the exam center to enter the examination hall.

AP LAWCET 2023 Answer Key

The answer key for the AP LAWCET 2023 exam will be released one week later. The answer key can be accessed using the registration number. A facility to raise objections against the answer key will be provided. The final answer key will be released after considering the objections.

AP LAWCET 2023 Result

AP LAWCET 2023 results will be published online, and candidates can check the same using their login details. Details such as personal information, marks obtained, rank, etc., are mentioned on the scorecard.

AP LAWCET 2023 Counselling

AP LAWCET 2023 counselling process will begin tentatively in the last week of October 2023. Candidates will be called for the counselling process based on their merit ranks. The counselling process will include option entry, seat allotment, reporting at the allotted college, etc. Candidates are required to produce the following documents for the certificate verification process:

  1. AP LAWCET 2023 Hall Ticket
  2. AP LAWCET 2023 Rank Card
  3. SSC or equivalent Marks Memo
  4. 6th to Inter certificate for 5 years LLB
  5. 8th to degree study certificate for 3 years LLB
  6. LLB marks memo and study certificate for LLM
  7. White Ration Card/ Income Certificate
  8. Caste Certificate
  9. EWS Certificate
  10. Aadhaar Card or any Govt. ID
  11. PH/ Sports/ NCC/ CAP/ Minority Certificate

Candidates are required to carry all the above documents in original with 2 sets of xerox copies.

AP LAWCET Frequently Asked Questions

The AP LAWCET 2023 application forms will be released in February 2023.


OBC category candidates will have to pay Rs. 750 as the application fee.

AP LAWCET 2023 exam will be conducted on 20th May 2023.


No, the question paper will be different. The exam will be held on the same day.

No. However, candidates can change the medium of the question paper while filling up the application form.

The counselling process will be Web-Based.

Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur, conducts the exam on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE).

There is no such information on the official website yet. So, the exam is unlikely to be canceled.