AP LAWCET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

AP LAWCET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

AP LAWCET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
AP LAWCET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
October 1, 2021
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Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam (SPVM) is the first university for women in Andhra Pradesh. Furthermore,  it was established in 1983 by the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Sri N.T.Rama Rao. Also, this was established with a keen interest in training female students as nation builders. Also, to instill leadership qualities in women. It also conducts the AP LAWCET.

Furthermore, SPVM consists of four colleges. These colleges are the School of Science and the School of Social sciences. Also, it consists of the School of Humanities and Management, School of Engineering/Technology, and the College of Nursing. Additionally, it offers 58 programs for postgraduates, international, and ODL to 6400 females.

Furthermore, SPVM also has a law department. In addition, it also offers 3-year LLB programs, 5-year Integrated LLB programs, and LLM programs.

Additionally, SPVM also acts as conducting body on behalf of APSCHE. Basically, it administers the Andhra Pradesh Common Law Entrance Test (AP LAWCET). Above all, its primary purpose is to grant admission to candidates in various law colleges and universities located in Andhra Pradesh. Moreover, it gives admissions to candidates for 5-year Integrated LLB and 3-year LLB programs.

Therefore, SPVM conducts the AP LAWCET entrance test to select competent candidates for law programs.

 

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About AP LAWCET Exam

Furthermore, SPVM also conducts the AP LAWCET every year. The full form of AP LAWCET is Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test.

So, the AP LAWCET is a state-level entrance test conducted in Andhra Pradesh. Above all, its primary purpose is to grant admissions to the or 5-year Integrated LLB and 3-year LLB programs. So, selected candidates will get allotted to various law colleges and universities in Andhra Pradesh.

Furthermore, the AP LAWCET entrance test is a computer-based test (CBT). Also, it is for 90 minutes, and the language of the test is English and Telegu.

 

AP LAWCET Overview

Full Exam Name Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test
Short Exam Name AP LAWCET
Organizing Body Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam (Women’s University)
Time of Exam Once a year
Exam Level State Level Exam
Languages English, Telugu
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee
  • Rs. 900/- for OC category
  • Rs. 850/- for EBC/BC/OBC category
  • Rs. 800/- for SC/ST category
Mode of Exam Online
Mode of Counselling Online
Colleges offering courses 17
Exam Duration 90 minutes
Number of Seats 8886 Seats

 

BSPHCL Notification and News

Accordingly, SPVM issues a notification PDF for the law programs on its website. Basically, its purpose is to grant admission to candidates for the 3-year LLB programs and the 5-year LLB programs.

Hence, the AP LAWCET Notification includes information like the total number of seats available and the criteria for the test. Furthermore, it contains information on the application fee, important dates, syllabus, and exam pattern.

Also, check the table for the official AP LAWCET PDF issued by SPVM for 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB programs.

Name of the Events Date/ Time of the events
Issue of AP LAWCET Notification July 19, 2021
Release of application forms July 22, 2021
Last Date of Application without late fee August 20, 2021
The Last Date for Application with a late fee of Rs. 500/- August 27, 2021
The Last Date for Application with a late fee of Rs. 1000/- September 06, 2021
The Last Date for Application with a late fee of Rs. 2000/- September 09, 2021
Correction of errors in the application form August 30, 2021

August 31, 2021

The Download of admit card for AP LAWCET September 17, 2021
Date of AP LAWCET entrance test September 22, 2021
Time of AP LAWCET entrance test 10:00 a -11:30 am
Declaration of Entrance test key Released
Last date for receiving objections on the Entrance Test key Released
Declaration of AP LAWCET Results 21 OCT

 

AP LAWCET Exam Date

In addition, the SPVM also administers  On the behest of APSCHE, SPVM organizes a state-level entrance test for AP LAWCET yearly. Above all, its primary purpose is to grant admission to candidates into the 3- year LLB program and the 5-year Integrated LLB program. Additionally, candidates who clear the entrance test are given admissions to several law colleges and universities located in Andhra Pradesh.

Therefore, interested candidates must check the date for the AP LAWCET exam.

Also, SPVM conducts the exam for 1 hour 30 minutes. Further, the entrance test is a computer-based test (CBT).

Furthermore, SPVM will also release the AP LAWCET exam result on the website. So, candidates can then access their results from the official website of AP LAWCET.

The following table consists of the date and time of the AP LAWCET test.

Event Date of test Time of the test
AP LAWCET Entrance Test September 22, 2021 10:00 am – 11:30 am

 

To know more about AP LAWCET exam date click here

 

AP LAWCET Application Fee

The cost for the AP LAWCET online application is as per the category. Likewise, payment is only available in an online method. Basically, candidates can use Net Banking, Credit Card, or Debit Card to pay. Once it has taken place, they will get a confirmation of the deduction in the bank account. However, candidates must wait at least 7 to 10 days to settle the money if no confirmation is received. Also, the application will only get processed further after the fee payment.

But once paid, there will be no refunds of fees.

However, candidates must verify their payment status if their account gets debited and the site is interrupted before generating the payment receipt. So, candidates can verify their payment status via the Know Your Payment Status feature on the homepage. Also, candidates must provide their details like the registration number and mobile number.

However, candidates must again make a new payment if they notice that payment details are unavailable

Furthermore, candidates must wait for at least 7 to 10 working days to get a refund if the account gets debited for the failed transaction.

The fee applicable for the application is Rs 900/- only. This fee applies only to the OC/UR/EWS candidates. However, SC/ST candidates only have to pay Rs 800/-

Furthermore, OBC/BC/EBC candidates must pay Rs 850/- for the AP LAWCET application fee.

Following is the table for the details of the AP LAWCET application fee. Also, check the table for details.

Course Category Application Cost (in Rs.)
  • 3 Year LLB Courses ( AP LAWCET)
  • 5 Year LLB Courses (AP LAWCET)
Unreserved(UR)/General 900
  OBC/BC/EBS 850
  SC/ST candidates 800

 

AP LAWCET Application Process

The SPVM has issued the Notification PDF to invite candidates for AP LAWCET 2021. Also, it has notified applications for the AP LAWCET. But, SPVM has two programs under it. Altogether, there are two programs under it. They include the program of the 3-year LLB Program and the 5-year Integrated LLB Program. Therefore, interested candidates may apply for these programs on the AP LAWCET website.

However, the interested candidates must follow the application process to register for the AP LAWCET 2021.

Also, the AP LAWCET has an application procedure. However, the online application consists of various stages. Thus, the step-by-step process that candidates must follow is.

  1. Firstly, Registration
  2. Secondly, Payment of Fees (Online payment only)
  3. Finally, Apply Online

 

A step-by-step process for AP LAWCET application

The step-by-step process for the AP LAWCET application is

Step 1: Firstly, candidates must visit the official website of AP LAWCET.

Step 2: Secondly, go to the Registration link and click the signup option.

Step 3: Thirdly, candidates must provide and specify the necessary data, such as name, phone number, sex, date of birth, class, etc.

Step 4: Fourthly, applicants will receive an OTP or One-time password in your registered phone number. Hence, this is to verify the number in which you have registered. There will also be a single registration number.

Step 5: Next, candidates must pay the application fee. Also, they must pay it via an online payment gateway.

They can use Net banking, credit card, or debit cards for online payments.

Step 6: Furthermore, candidates must fill the AP LAWCET form online with the registration number and further data. Also, they must submit the educational certificate, photograph, signature, etc., in the required format. Then, click on the submit button.

Step 7: Finally, candidates must print the application form for future reference.

 

AP LAWCET Registration form

Furthermore, candidates have to fill the AP LAWCET registration form to apply.

The step-by-step process for the AP LAWCET application form is

Step1: Details of the Candidate: Firstly, candidates must provide their details on the application form. Furthermore, they must provide their name, date of birth, and gender. In addition, they must also submit the name of the father and mother.

Step 2: Name of the Qualifying Exam: Secondly, candidates must state their educational qualifications. So, candidates applying for the 3-year LLB course must specify their education qualifications. Furthermore, they must also mention their admit card number and the location of study.

Step 3: Name of the Entrance Exam: Thirdly, candidates must select the name of the entrance test. Therefore, candidates must click either the 5-Year AP LAWCET or the 3-Year AP LAWCET.

Step 4: Photo and Signature: Fourthly, candidates must upload their photograph and signature as per the prescribed format.

Step 5: Name of the regional center for the exam: Furthermore, candidates must select their preferred exam center in their region.

Step 6: Name of the category: Next, candidates must select the category they belong. So, candidates can select any of OC/ BC-A/ BC-B/ BC-C/ BC-D/ BC-E/ SC/ ST. Furthermore, candidates who belong to special categories such as NCC/CAP/ Sports must select respectively.

Step 7:  Name of the Local Area: Also, applicants must select the name of the local area that they belong.

Step 8: Minority/ Non-Minority: Furthermore, ST/SC/ OBC candidates must choose the minority option. On the other hand, OC candidates must select the Non-minority button.

Step 9: Annual income of parents: Finally, applicants must enter the annual income of their parents. The salary may range between One Lakh/ Two Lakhs/ More than Two Lakhs.

 

Documents required for the application process

The AP LAWCET candidates are required to submit the documents for successful registration.

Therefore, the documents required for the application form for AP LAWCET are.

  • Scanned Copy of Photograph

Firstly, candidates are required to scan their photographs. The photographs must also be clear and recently taken.

  • Scanned Copy of Signature

Secondly, candidates are required to scan the signatures from a white and blank sheet. The signature must also be clear.

  • Scanned Copy of any identity proof, such as Voter Card/ PAN Card/ Aadhar Card/ Passport, etc

Thirdly, candidates must provide a scanned copy of any identity proof. They can also submit any identity proof such as Voter Card, Pan Card, Aadhar Card, or Passport.

  • Matriculation Marks Certificate(Class 10 Mark sheet)

Fourthly, applicants must submit the matriculation Certificate or class 10 mark sheet.

  • Intermediate Mark sheets/ Class 12 marks Certificate

Next, candidates must provide a copy of the Intermediate Marksheet or class 12th marks Certificate.

  • Permanent Domicile Certificate, if the claim for reservation.

Furthermore, the Sri Krishnadevaraya University majorly invites candidates belonging to Andhra Pradesh. However, they also invite candidates from other states.

Therefore, candidates residing in Andhra Pradesh must submit a permanent domicile certificate.

  • Caste Certificate and Creamy Layer Certificate issued by the competent authority

Finally, candidates must submit the caste certificates to claim reservations. Also, they must provide a creamy layer certificate issued by the competent authority.

 

Specifications to upload a photograph

Additionally, candidates must also follow certain specifications to upload a photograph in an application form.

So, candidates must follow these specifications for successful registration.

  1. Firstly, the photograph must be clear and recently taken.
  2. Secondly, the photograph of candidates must be ideally be colored and taken against a white background. Also, it can either be dark or white.
  3. Thirdly, the candidate must not wear any excessive ornamentations such as glares, hairs, or caps in the photograph.
  4. Fourthly, applicants who wear spectacles need to ensure there are no reflections. Furthermore, their eyes in the photo must be visible.
  5. Finally, the photograph/ passport photo must contain red-eye because of the shine.

 

Specifications to upload a signature

Additionally, candidates must also follow certain specifications to upload a signature in an application form.

So, candidates must follow these specifications for successful registration.

  1. Firstly, the signature of a candidate must be clear.
  2. Secondly, candidates must sign on blank white paper with a dark ink pen.
  3. Thirdly, candidates must scan their signature with pixel measurements of 110 x 140 pixels.
  4. Finally, the signature of a candidate on the application form must match the signature in the exam. However, if it does not match, candidates will not be permitted to write the exam.

 

Dimensions of all the required documents

Candidates are required to submit documents for the India Post GDS in the following dimensions.

Name of the document File Format File size
Photograph JPG/JPEG Less than 30 KB
Signature JPG/JPEG Less than 15 KB
Matriculation Mark sheets/ Class 10 marks Certificate JPG/JPEG 200 KB
Intermediate Mark sheets/ Class 12 marks Certificate JPG/JPEG 200 KB
Caste/ Community Certificate and Creamy layer Certificate JPG/JPEG 200 KB
            Identity Proof JPG/JPEG 200 KB
          Permanent Domicile Certificate for candidates residing in Andhra Pradesh JPG/JPEG 200 KB

 

AP LAWCET Attempts

Furthermore, one of the main features of AP LAWCET 2021 is the unlimited number of attempts. Basically, candidates can apply for the AP LAWCET and take the exam as many times as to clear it. Therefore, the conducting body, SPVM, has not fixed any number of attempts for candidates. So, candidates can attempt the exam many times until they clear it. However, they can try unless times for the exam, provided they meet the eligibility criteria.

Furthermore, if candidates fail to clear the AP LAWCET exam, they can again apply and sit for the exam the following year.

 

AP LAWCET Eligibility Criteria

Further, candidates applying for the AP LAWCET must fulfill the criteria.

 

Eligibility Criteria I

  • Age Limit

 

Firstly, the age limit is one of the criteria that candidates must fulfill to be selected. However, as per the official notice of the Supreme Court, there is no age limit for AP LAWCET. Basically, it means that there is no upper age limit.

However, for the 3-year LLB course, candidates must be above 21 years of age.

Furthermore, for the 5-year LLB program, candidates must at least be 17 years of age. Following is the table for the age limit for 5-year LLB Course and 3-year LLB Course.

Course Age Limit UR/SC/ST/OBC/EBC
5-year LLB Course Minimum Age

Maximum Age

17

No upper age limit

3-year LLB Course Minimum Age

Maximum Age

21

No upper age limit

 

Eligibility Criteria II

  • Qualification

 

Secondly, a candidate must possess the essential academic qualification for the AP LAWCET. Also, they should have a minimum graduation degree from a recognized university.

Likewise, candidates applying for the 3-year LLB Programme should have minimum graduation in any field. Also, this degree must be from a recognized university by the Government of India.

Furthermore, General category candidates must possess a minimum of 45%. Also, SC/ST candidates must have at least 40% to qualify for AP LAWCET.

Furthermore, the minimum mark to qualify for the AP LAWCET for BC candidates is 42%.

Similarly, candidates for the 5-year Integrated LLB should have finished their class 12th from any recognized board or university. Additionally, they need to secure at least 45% marks in Class 12th board exams.

Furthermore, General category candidates for the  5-year Integrated LLB  must possess a minimum of 45%. Also, SC/ST candidates must obtain at least 40% to qualify for AP LAWCET.

Furthermore, the minimum mark to qualify for the AP LAWCET for BC candidates is 42%.

Also, check the table for education qualifications for AP LAWCET. Basically, qualifications for the 5-year Integrated LLB and 3-year LLB program.

Program Qualification
3-year LLB Program
  • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree from any recognized university.
  • Also, they must have cleared a bachelor’s degree or PG exam in any discipline from any recognized university.
  • Candidates must, therefore, possess the minimum marks to qualify for the exam.

General Category: 45%

SC/ST category: 40%

OBC category: 42%

 

5-year integrated LLB Program
  • Candidates only require to pass the 10+2/12th class exam from any recognized board or university
  • Additionally, candidates also need to possess the minimum marks to qualify for the exam

General Category: 45%

SC/ST category: 40%

OBC category: 42%

 

Eligibility Criteria III

  • Nationality

 

Thirdly, nationality is another criteria that candidates applying for AP LAWCET 2021 must meet. So, candidates must be Indian citizens. Furthermore, candidates who fulfill the Andhra Pradesh state domicile criteria may apply. Basically, only candidates residing in Andhra Pradesh can apply for the AP LAWCET. Therefore, candidates must have a permanent domicile certificate issued by the competent authority.

Furthermore, candidates who are non-Indians can also apply. However, they are only eligible to apply to private universities and colleges. Therefore, non-Indian candidates must check with the respective university for guidelines and eligibility criteria.

 

Eligibility Criteria IV

  • Number of Attempts

 

Fourthly, the number of attempts is another criterion for candidates to meet to qualify. Furthermore, there is no limit to the number of attempts for AP LAWCET. Basically, it means that candidates can apply and sit for the exam many times until they clear it.

So, candidates can attempt several times until they clear the test, provided they meet the criteria. Therefore, if candidates fail the AP LAWCET exam, they may again apply for the next session of the exam.

 

AP LAWCET Correction

Furthermore, one of the primary facilities of AP LAWCET is the correction. Basically, it means that SPVM will permit candidates to correct any error in their application form. Therefore, candidates who have provided incorrect details and information in their application form can redeem this opportunity. However, corrections get done through an online mode.

Moreover, SPVM has released the dates for the correction of the application form. So, candidates can only avail this opportunity from August 30, 2021, to August 31, 2021.

Also, candidates can avail correction in two ways depending on two cases. Firstly, candidates can correct by logging in to the portal.

Furthermore, the AP LAWCET Correction consists of two categories. Firstly, the Category 1 AP LAWCET correction contains items that cannot get changed by candidates. Additionally, candidates must mention their payment ID, mobile number, and date of birth. Also, they must specify the admit card number of the 12th/10th/ degree class.

 

Category 1 of AP LAWCET Correction

Furthermore, the Category 1 AP LAWCET correction contains the details that cannot get changed by candidates.

So, candidates can check the following table for details about Category 1.

Correction Name Supporting Documents
Course Admit card of Qualifying Examination
Signature Scanned Signature
Photograph A colored passport size photograph
Admit card number of the qualifying exam Admit card number of the qualifying Exam
Caste/ Community category Certificate issued by Competent Authority
Name of the candidate 10th class Mark sheet
Name of the father 10th class Mark sheet
Date of Birth 10th class Mark sheet

 

Category 2 of AP LAWCET Correction

Furthermore, the Category 2 AP LAWCET correction contains the following particulars that can get changed by candidates. So, candidates only need to log in to their account to correct.

So, candidates can check the following table for details about Category 2.

Type of Exam Local Area Status
The year of Appearing/ Passing of qualifying exam Annual Income of Parents
Medium of Instruction in Exam Minority/Non-Minority
Place of Study of Intermediate/ Degree Details of study
Name of the mother Admit card number of SSC
State of birth of candidates Birth District
Gender Address of candidates
Special Reservation Category Mobile Number/ Email ID
Intermediate/Degree Admit card Number

Year of Passing

Details of Aadhaar Card

 

AP LAWCET correction date

The SPVM has also released the date of correction. Moreover, SPVM has released the dates for the correction of the application form. So, candidates can only avail this opportunity from August 30, 2021, to August 31, 2021.

However, this only applies to Category 2 AP LAWCET correction.

Also, the dates for Category 2 AP LAWCET Correction are.

Name of Category correction Event Dates
Category 1 AP LAWCET Correction Modification of online application details given by candidates August 30, 2021
    August 31, 2021

 

AP LAWCET FAQs

Q1. When will the application forms for AP LAWCET 2021 be released?

A. The AP LAWCET 2021 application process has been active since July 22, 2021. Therefore, candidates can fill the online application form latest by September 9.

 

Q2. What is the fee for the AP LAWCET 2021 application payment?

A. The fee applicable for the application is Rs 900/- only. This fee applies only to  UR/OC/EWS candidates. However, SC/ST candidates must pay RS 800/- only.

Furthermore, OBC/BC/ EBC candidates must pay Rs 850/- only for the AP LAWCET application fee.

Course Category Application Cost (in Rs.)
  • 3 Year LLB Courses ( AP LAWCET)
  • 5 Year LLB Courses (AP LAWCET)
Unreserved(UR)/General 900
  OBC/BC/EBS 850
  SC/ST candidates 800

 

Q3. Can I modify the information I provided in my AP LAWCET 2021 application form?

A. Yes, candidates can modify errors in their AP LAWCET application form. However, they can alter the data only when the correction window is available. 

In addition, the correction window will only be available from August 30, 2021, to August 31, 2021. So, candidates can only modify their incorrect data in these two days.

Event Dates
Modification of online application details given by candidates August 30, 2021
  August 31, 2021

 

Q4. When is the last date for application submission of AP LAWCET 2021?

A. The last date for submission of the AP LAWCET application form is September 9, 2021. However, candidates have to pay a fine of Rs 2000/- for a late submission. 

The Last date for online application submission Fee for late submission Last date for Application Submission
The Last date for the online  application without a late fee Rs. 0/- August 20, 2021
The Last date for the online application with a late fee Rs. 500/ August 27, 2021
The Last date for the online application with a late fee Rs. 1000/- September 06, 2021
The Last date for the online application with a late fee Rs. 2000/- September 09, 2021

 

Q5. How do I pay the fee for the application form?

A. Candidates can only pay the application fee online. Furthermore, they can pay via an online payment gateway. Also, candidates can use Debit Card, Credit Card, or Net Banking options. 

 

Q6. What is the age limit to apply for AP LAWCET 2021?

A. As per the official notice of AP LAWCET and the Supreme Court, there is no age limit for AP LAWCET 2021. 

 

Q7. Do I need to send documents for corrections in the application form?

A. Yes, for the category 1 corrections listed above, candidates will be required to send documents to the email address of the exam authority. Also, the exam body will not send documents via post or any other medium. 

 

Q8. Do PWD candidates get fee exemption for the application form of AP LAWCET?

A. No. The conducting body does not provide any fee exemptions for PWD candidates. Furthermore, it does not provide an exemption to any category.

 

Q9. How do I check my application status for AP LAWCET 2021?

A.Candidates can check their application and fee payment status by logging in to their credentials. So, candidates must log in using their registration number and password. Moreover, candidates will receive their fee payment status at the time of fee payment. And, they will also receive the application form status at the time of registration. 

Furthermore, candidates will receive a message of the status of their registration number and email address.

 

Q10. Is the AP LAWCET application form available in an offline format?

A.No. The AP LAWCET application form is only available online from the official website of AP LAWCET. Furthermore, candidates need to take colored printouts of the application form for future reference.

 

Q11. When will the AP LAWCET 2021 entrance exam be administered?

A.The entrance exam will be administered on September 22, 2021. 

 

Q12. How do I apply for AP LAWCET 2021?

A. Candidates can register and apply for the AP LAWCET 2021 by visiting the AP LAWCET web portal.

 

Q13. What does AP LAWCET stand for?

Ans. The full form of AP LAWCET is Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test.

 

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