The Kakatiya University, Warangal conducts Telangana State Law Common Entrance Test-2018 (TS LAWCET 2018). The University conducts the entrance test for granting admission to the candidates for Five-Year / Three years LL.B. Degree Courses in the Telangana State. The Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE) has announced the exam date for TS LAWCET 2018. The University had conducted the entrance exam on as per the schedule. The notification for TS LAWCET is available in the month of March 2018. Interested applicants will be able to apply for TS LAWCET 2018 through online mode. The Test had been conducted to evaluate the candidate’s ability and aptitude to pursue the study of Law. Know more about the TS LAWCET 2018 from the article below.
TS LAWCET 2018
Interested aspirants can apply for TS LAWCET 2018 from the website, which is, lawcet.tsche.ac.in. The TSCHE has just announced the exam date for TS LAWCET 2018, however, aspirants may refer to the tentative schedule for the rest of the events of the entrance examination from the table provided below:
|Online registration process begins from||25 Mar 2018|
|Last date of submitting the online application without late fee|
|Last date of submitting the online application with late fee of Rs. 500|
|Last date of submitting the online application with late fee of Rs. 1000|
|Last date of submitting the online application with late fee of Rs. 2000|
|Last date of submitting the online application with late fee of Rs. 4000||23 May 2018|
Correction of online application data already submitted by the
|17 May-20 May 2018|
|Issuance of Admit Card||22 May 2018|
|TS LAWCET 2018 exam date||25 May 2018|
|Preliminary key will be available from||28 May 2018|
|Last date for submitting objection on Preliminary Answer Key||29 May 2018|
|Declaration of Final Answer Key and Result|
Eligibility Criteria for TS LAWCET 2018
The candidates who wish to appear for TS LAWCET 2018 must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility conditions as given below:
- For 3 Year LLB Course: The Candidates should possess Graduate Degree (in any discipline) from a recognized University with 45% of aggregate marks or any other examination recognized (10+2+3 pattern) as equivalent by the Universities concerned. If any candidate has secured less than 45% in the graduation, the candidate should have passed any additional graduation or post graduation with 45%.
- For 5 Year LL.B. Course: The candidates should have passed 10+2 with 45% of aggregate marks or any other examination recognized as equivalent by the University concerned or the Board of Intermediate Education, T.S and Bar Council of India.
Note: The candidates belonging to SC/ST category percentage of 39.5% and 44.5% or above in case of other categories will be considered as 40% and 45% respectively.
Nationality: The candidate must be an Indian National and should satisfy Local/Unreserved status requirement as laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions) Order.
Age Limit: The decision for imposing age limit is still in the court. Last year, for TS LAWCET 2017 there was no age limit. There is no clarity on if there will be an age limit for admission to the law colleges. The same will be updated on this page if there will be any information released regarding this. Hence, for TS LAWCET 2018, candidates may expect that there shall be no age limit to apply.
TS LAWCET 2018 Application Form
The application form for TS LAWCET 2018 shall be available online at the official website of the exam or the University, The candidates will have to provide their Personal Details, Educational Qualification Details, Contact and other details, Also, the applicants shall have to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications. On completion of the given steps, applicants may proceed to make payment for the Registration Fee. On submitting the application form, the candidates shall receive a Registration Number through Email or SMS. Lastly, it is advised to applicants to take a print out of the copy of the application form and preserve it carefully for future references.
As per previous year information, the applicant shall have to pay the following amount for the application fee. The registration fees shall be paid through either of the two modes:
- TS/AP Online / e-Seva / Mee Seva Center
- Debit Card / Credit Card
|For all other Categories||Rs. 800|
Exam Pattern for TS LAWCET 2018
- Duration of the Exam: 90 minutes
- Type of Questions: MCQ
- Number of Questions: 120
- The medium of the Test: English and Telegu Language.
- Negative Marking: There shall be no negative marking for any incorrect answer
The question paper shall be divided into three parts:
|Section||Subject||Number of Questions||Marks|
|Part A||General Knowledge and Mental Ability||30||30|
|Part B||Current Affairs||30||30|
|Part C||Aptitude for the Study of Law||60||60|
TS LAWCET 2018 Syllabus
The Test is designed to evaluate the candidate’s ability and aptitude to pursue the study of Law. Candidates when preparing for the entrance exam must be well aware of the syllabus and standard of the test.
- For 5 year Law Course – The standard of question for the program is expected to be of Intermediate level
- For 3 year Law Course – The standard of questions for this program is expected to be of Degree Level.
The candidates should be well versed in the related topics of Jurisprudence, Constitutional law, Public International law, Mercantile law, Labour laws, Crimes and Torts, IPR & other laws. The syllabus for TS LAWCET 2018 for Part A and B shall be as follows:
|Subject||Number of Questions||Number of Marks||Topics to study|
|Jurisprudence||20||20||Schools of Jurisprudence – Sources of Law, Custom Precedent and Legislation, Rights and duties – Ownership and Possession, Persons, Obligation, Property, Liability, Legal Sanctions|
|Constitutional Law||20||20||Nature of the Constitution: Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy, Executive Judiciary and Legislature, Center-State Relations, Emergency provisions, Amendments to the constitution|
|Public International Law||16||16||International Law and Municipal Law, Subjects, State Territory, Air, Sea and outer space, Nationality and Statelessness, Extradition, Asylum, State Jurisdiction, United Nations.|
|Mercantile Law||16||16||General Principles of Contract (Sections. 1-75, Indian Contract Act-1872).|
|Labour Law||16||16||Trade Union Act 1926. Industrial Disputes Act 1947|
|Crimes and Torts||16||16||Indian Penal Code -General Principles & General Exceptions.
Torts: General principles of Tort, Defences, Joint liability, State liability for torts; Consumer Protection Act,1986
|IPR & Other Laws||16||16||Copy right Act, 1957; Patents Act, 1970; Environmental Protection Act, 1986; Human Rights, The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, Salient features of Information Technology Act, 2000 and Right to Information Act 2005|
Test Centers for TS LAWCET 2018
TS LAWCET 2018 shall be held at the following regional test centers:
TS LAWCET 2018 Hall Ticket
The hall ticket/ admit card for TS LAWCET 2018 will be issued in online mode only. No, admit card will be sent to the candidate through post. The TS LAWCET Hall Ticket will be available for download on May 22, 2018. The candidates who have successfully registered for the entrance test can download their admit card by entering the detail such as Application Number and Date of Birth. The Telangana LAWCET Hall Ticket 2018 will consist of basic information about the exam such as Date, timings, and its venue.
TS LAWCET 2018 Result
The candidates who have appeared for the TS LAWCET 2018 can now check their result from the TS LAWCET 2018 official website. Candidates need to enter their Hall Ticket Number to check the result. Also, the exam conducting body will publish rank card. The Candidates will be ranked in the order of merit based on the marks obtained in the TS LAWCET 2018. Those who will qualify the entrance exam will then be eligible to appear for the TS LAWCET Counselling.
TS LAWCET 2018 Counselling
The candidates who will make through the TS LAWCET Merit List will be eligible to appear/ participate in the TS LAWCET 2018 Counselling. The exam conducting body shall conduct web counseling. In the web counseling, the selected candidate need to exercise the options of choosing the preferable Institute. However, firstly candidate shall have to get their certificates verified at Help Line Centre before proceeding to exercise the options. After the candidates have verified the documents, they shall receive a PIN number to their registered mobile number. Next, exercise web options as per the schedule. The allotment shall be made in the order of preference of options. After the candidate has been successfully allotted a seat, the candidate can then download the provisional allotment order and report to the concerned college.
As per previous year’s information, the following number of seats shall be available for admission in 5-Year / 3-years LL.B. Degree Courses.