TS LAWCET 2023 Exam Notification
The Telangana State Common Entrance Test (TS LAWCET) is an annual state-level entrance examination conducted for admission into the three- and five-year law courses in the state of Telangana.TS LAWCET 2023 will be conducted by Osmania University, Hyderabad, on behalf of the Telangana State Council for Higher Education (TSCHE). It is an online exam with multiple-choice type questions.
(For the LLM courses, the entrance examination is the Telangana State PG Law Common Entrance Test (TG PGLCET))
2. Important Dates
|Notification Release Date of TS LAWCET-2023||March 2023|
|Application Form Release Date||April 2023|
|Last Date to submit Application Form without late fee||1st week of June 2023|
|Last Date for Submission & Registration of Online Application Form with Late Fee of Rs.500/-||Last week of June 2023|
|Last Date for Submission & Registration of Online Application Form with Late Fee of Rs.1000/||1st week of July 2023|
|Application correction||July 2023|
|Admit card availability||July 2023|
|Date of the TS LAWCET 2023 Examination||3rd week of July 2023|
|Answerkey Release Date||Last week of July 2023|
|Last Date of Submission of Objections on Preliminary Key||Last week of July 2023|
|Final Answer Key||August 2023|
|Result declaration date||August 2023|
3. Test Centres:
TSLAWCET is conducted both in Andrapradesh and Telangana. Hyderabad is divided into 5 zones for TSLAWCET purposes. Hyderabad Central, Hyderabad East, Hyderabad West, Hyderabad North and Hyderabad South. Apart from these 5 zones, there are 16 test centres where TSLAWCET will be conducted in 2023. They are Nalgonda, Kodad, Suryapet, Khammam, Bhadradri, Kothagudem, Sathupally, Karimnagar, Mahabubnagar, (Medak) Siddipet, Adilabad, Nizamabad, Warangal, Narsampet(Warangal), Kurnool, Vijayawada, Tirupathi and Visakhapatnam.
4. Eligibility & Qualifications
Nationality and Domicile: The Candidate should be an Indian National and should satisfy Local/ Unreserved Status requirement as laid down in the Telangana Educational Institutions Order 1974 and the amendments made thereto from time to time.
Three-year LLB course: The candidate should have completed a Graduate Degree or its equivalent with 45% of aggregate marks from any recognized University.
Five-year LLB course: The candidate should have passed the Intermediate Exam with 45% (general category, 40% for SC/ ST) of aggregate marks or its equivalent from any recognized University or the Board of Intermediate Education in Telangana State.
Candidates appearing for their final-year LLB/BL exams are also eligible to apply; however, they must have cleared the exam with the requisite grades at the time of counseling.
The qualifying percentage of marks in the TS LAWCET is 35% (i.e. 42 marks out of a total of 120 marks). There will be no minimum qualifying marks for SC and ST students for ranking.
5. Exam Pattern and Syllabus
The test consists of three parts. There is a total of 120 objective-type questions, with 90 minutes available to answer them. One mark is awarded for each correct answer. The examination is conducted in both Telugu and English.
Part A: General Knowledge and Mental Ability – 30 Questions
This section will include questions on History, Geography, Amendments, Important Days and Dates, Indian Constitution, Civics, National Insignia, New Appointments, International Deals, and related topics.
Part B: Current Affairs – 30 Questions
Questions from trending topics across the world may be asked, though there will be an emphasis on the Indian context.
Part C: Aptitude for the Study of Law – 60 Questions
This section will involve basic questions from areas like the Indian Constitution, Torts, Criminal Law, Contracts, International Law, Polity, Legal Terms and Maxims, and general Legal Awareness.
For the five-year law course, the standard expected is of the Intermediate level and for the three-year law course, the standard expected is of the Degree level.
For the questions in Part-C, Aptitude for the Study of Law, candidates are expected to have elementary knowledge of the basic principles of Law and the Constitution of India.
6. Seat allotment:
TSLAWCET allots around 5300 seats to students in AP and Telangana. Around 4000 seats are allotted to LLB (3years) students and around 1300 seats are reserved for LLB (5 years) students.
7. How to Apply?
Applications for TS LAWCET are through the online mode only. Online applications will tentatively start in the third week of March.
Documents To be Submitted:
Documents to be submitted for applying to TSLAWCET are Payment receipts, Mark lists, Date Of Birth Certificates, SSC and Intermediate Hall Tickets, Proof of Residence, Parent’s Income certificates, Caste Certificates, Certificate of Disability, etc. Photo: <50kb, .jpg,.jpeg of the candidate Signature:<30kb, .jpg,.jpeg of the candidate should be uploaded. The TSLawCET 2023 (LLB / 5 years) Application Fee is Rs. 800 for OCs/BCs and 500 for SC/ ST and PWD candidates. TSLawCET 2023 (LLM) application fee is Rs. 1000 for OCs/BCs and 800 for SC/ ST and PWD candidates.
Application Link: https://lawcet.tsche.ac.in/TSLAWCET/TSLAWCET_HomePage.aspx