Sep 16 • Exam Syllabus, General • 11466 Views • 6 Comments on LAW COMMON ADMISSION TEST- LAWCET Syllabus

The LAW COMMON ADMISSION TEST (LAWCET) is designed to evaluate the candidate’s ability and aptitude to pursue the study of law. The exam is conducted by Sri Venkateswara University (SVU), Tirupati on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) for getting into two courses-

  • 3 years LL.B / B.L. course- Standard is degree level.
  •  5 years LL.B / B.L. course- Standard is expected of intermediate level.

Eligibility Criteria:-

  • Applying candidates should have passed their Graduation with 45% of marks from a recognized University or College.
  • Maximum Age Limit of a candidate is 20 years and the nationality should be an Indian.

LAWCET Exam Pattern and Format:-


LAWCET Exam Format

Total number of Questions: 120

Time Duration: 90 minutes.

Correct attempt: 1 mark for each correct answer.

Incorrect attempt: There is no negative marking for wrong answers.

SubjectsTotal   questionsTotal   Marks
Part – AGeneral Knowledge & Mental Ability3030   marks
Part – BCurrent Affairs3030   marks
Part – CAptitude for the Study of Law6060   marks


A. Syllabus for General knowledge and Mental Ability:

 This section analysis the knowledge of candidates related with the current events and also knowledge in other general fields . This section includes:

  • Current Affairs,
  • Business,
  • Punch line of companies,
  • Top officials of big companies,
  • Major corporate events
  • Famous award and prizes
  • World Records
  • Books and authors
  • Science,
  • History,
  • Geography,
  • International organizations
  • Important quotations
  • Social issues,
  • Sports,
  • Finance,
  • Automobiles,
  • Politics etc.

B. Syllabus for Aptitude for the Study of Law: This section consists of following papers

Law Common Entrance Test

Syllabus of LAWCET


It consist of comprehension passages and grammar. In comprehension section questions are asked from passage and meaning of words. In grammar section the incorrect sentence are to be corrected. This section includes:

  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Analogies
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Cloze Test
  • English Usage Errors etc.


This section tests candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e. mathematics taught up to Class X. This section includes:

  • Number Systems
  • Surds and Indices
  • Square Roots
  • Fractions and Decimals
  • H.C.F. and L.C.M
  • Simplification
  • Logarithms
  • Interest
  • Percentage
  • Profit and Loss
  • Mensuration- Areas and Volumes


The purpose of this section is to check the candidate’s ability to identify logical links, pattern sand rectify illogical arguments. This section includes:

  • Legal Terms
  • Torts and Contracts
  • Civil and Criminal Law
  • Constitution
  • Historic Law Based Questions etc.


Questions are made of legal proportions and a set of facts is to be applied. Some may be true. Candidates are supposed to assume the truth and answer the questions. This section includes:

  • Direction and Distance Test
  • Analogy test
  • Classification test
  • Number and Series Test
  • Statements Assumption
  • Statements Conclusion
  • Statements Arguments
  • Statements Action

Preparation Tips:-

1. Time Table- Every one should maintain a Time table which will definitely increase the probability of success in any competitive exam. Students should divide their total study hours in different subjects and according to it cover all the topics and subjects.

2. Importance of Revision- Revision of each chapters/subjects/formulas as well as definition is very much important.

3. Self preparatory notes- Self preparatory notes help you to increase your confidence and make your fundamentals more strong and clear.

4. Expert guidance- Expert guidance is very important for taking preparation of any exam. With the help of expert guidance students can solve previous year question papers and sample papers also.

You can also download the syllabus in PDF form.

Click here to download: LAWCET EXAM SYLLABUS

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