AP LAWCET 2021 - LLB Admission, Exam Dates, Pattern, Eligibility, Syllabus & Application Form

Last Modified on : 07 Jan 2022


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 programmes. Here are the complete details about AP LAWCET 2021 exam related to notification, pattern, syllabus, eligibility, application process, and more.

AP LAWCET 2021 Latest Update: 

  • The application process for AP LAWCET 2021 has started on 22nd July 2021.
  • The last date to fill the application form is 20th August 2021 (without late fees).
  • The AP LAWCET 2021 exam is scheduled to be held on 22nd September 2021

AP LAWCET 2021 - 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


AP LAWCET 2021 Important Dates

Here is the tentative schedule for AP LAWCET 2021. There is no information on the official website yet.

AP LAWCET 2021 Events

Important Dates

Notification release Date

17th July 2021

Starting date of online application process

22nd July 2021

Last date of online application submission (without late fee)

20th August 2021

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

27th August 2021

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

6th September 2021

Last date of online application submission (with late fee ₹ 2,000)

9th September 2021

AP LAWCET application correction window

30th to 31st August 2021

AP LAWCET 2021 admit card

17th September 2021

AP LAWCET 2021 Exam

22nd September 2021

Answer key availability

To be announced

Result announcement

To be announced

Counselling begins

To be announced

AP LAWCET 2021 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 2021

AP LAWCET 2021 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 2021 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 recognised University with a minimum of 45% marks (42% for BC category and 40% for SC/ ST category)

5-year Integrated LLB

Completed class 12th or 2-year intermediate or equivalent examination from a recognised 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.

AP LAWCET 2021 Application Process

AP LAWCET 2021 online application process has begun on 22nd July 2021 and will continue till 20th August 2021. The applications for the exam will be accepted only through the online mode. Thus, candidates are required to fill the forms well in time. Here is the complete procedure.

Steps to Fill AP LAWCET 2021 Application Form

  • Go to the official website at aplawcet.nic.in.
  • Click on the link for AP LAWCET 2021 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 centre 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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Other Details

AP LAWCET 2021 Exam Centres

The exam will be conducted at the following centres:

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

AP LAWCET 2021 Admit Card

AP LAWCET 2021 admit card will be available online on 17th September 2021. Candidates will be able to download the admit card using their login credentials. Check all the details in the admit card carefully and in case of any discrepancies, report to the officials. Carry the admit card along with a valid ID proof to the exam centre for entry to the examination hall.

AP LAWCET 2021 Answer Key

The answer key for the AP LAWCET 2021 exam will be released in the first week of October 2021. 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 2021 Result

AP LAWCET 2021 result will be published online in the second week of October 2021 and candidates will be able to check the same using their login details. Details such as personal information, marks obtained, rank, etc. are mentioned on the scorecard.

AP LAWCET 2021 Counselling

AP LAWCET 2021 counselling process will begin tentatively in the last week of October 2021. 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 2021 Hall Ticket
  2. AP LAWCET 2021 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 2021 - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question 1: When will the AP LAWCET 2021 application form be released?

The AP LAWCET 2021 application forms have been released on 22nd July 2021.

Question 2: Is there any option to make corrections in the application form?


Question 3: What is the application fee for the OBC category?

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

Question 4: When will be the AP LAWCET 2021 exam conducted?

AP LAWCET 2021 will be held on 22nd September 2021.

Question 5: Is there any negative marking in the exam?


Question 6: Will the question paper for five-year LLB and three-year LLB same?

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

Question 7: Can I change the question paper language during the exam?

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

Question 8: What will be the mode of AP LAWCET 2021 counselling?

The counselling process will be Web-Based.

Question 9: Who will conduct the AP LAWCET 2021 exam?

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

Question 10: Will the AP LAWCET 2021 cancelled/ postponed due to the COVID-19 situation?

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