PGLCET 2017 – Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test

PGLCET 2017 popularly known as Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test is a state level exam. It is a post graduate law exam conducted to offer admission to aspirants in L.L.M course in different colleges in the state of Andhra Pradesh. In place of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) the AP PGLCET is conducted by the Sri Krishnadevaraya University. Applicants interested can fill the application form from March, 2017. Applicants will be selected on the basis of the marks scored in the examination and admission will be based strictly on the rules and regulation laid by the university. The University College provides 39 post graduate and 3 under Graduate courses through 29 departments. PGLCET 2017 exam will be conducted in the month of May, 2017. Applicants can check their eligibility, exam pattern, application form and dates of AP PGLCET below.

PGLCET 2017 Exam Summary
Exam NameAndhra Pradesh Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test
Commonly known asAP PGLCET
Exam levelState Level
Conducting AuthoritySri Krishnadevaraya University
Exam StreamLaw Entrance Exam

PGLCET 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants who fail to satisfy the below conditions are not eligible for the examination:

  • Applicants should be passed in their Bachelor’s Degree in Law (L.L.B) or its equivalent degree from a recognized university to apply for the examination.
  • Applicants who are looking for admission in L.L.M course (Private) of Osmania University, Hyderabad should have 3 years of work experience as a Judicial Officer or must be standing for 3 years as an advocate on the date of appearing for the examination.
  • Applicants who are appearing for the Bachelor’s Degree (L.L.B/ BL) can also apply for the examination only if they satisfy the rules given by the University.

PGLCET 2017 Application Form

Following are the steps to apply for the examination if the applicant satisfies the eligibility criteria:

Step 1: Applicants have to visit to apply for PGLCET 2017 examination.

Step 2: Applicant must click on “Apply Online” and register for the examination.

Step 3: Applicants need to pay their registration fees online through Debit/ Credit card and save the transaction ID.

Step 4: Applicants need to fill in their personal details such as Name, Address, Category, Qualification and other information as required in the application form.

Step 5: After filling up the information applicants need to upload their recent passport size photograph and signature as mentioned in the form and submit it.

PGLCET Application fees

Applicants have to pay the application fees of Rs 500/- (approx) online through Debit/ Credit Card.

Applicants who failed to submit their form have to pay a late fee as per the norms mentioned by the conducting authority.

AP PGLCET 2017 Exam Pattern

  • The test will be in offline mode and will consist of 120 multiple choice questions of 1 mark each.
  • The paper will be set in English only.
  • Timing for the examination will be of 90 minutes.
  • The distribution of the paper is in 2 parts which is given below:

PGLCET 2017 Syllabus


Schools of Jurisprudence – Sources of Law, Custom Precedent and Legislation

Rights and duties – Ownership and Possession, Persons, Obligation, Property, Liability, Legal Sanctions


Nature of the constitution: Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy, Executive Judiciary and Legislature, Center-State Relations, Emergency provisions, Amendments to the constitution


International Law and Municipal Law, Subjects, State Territory, Air, Sea and outer space, Nationality and Statelessness, Extradition, Asylum, State Jurisdiction, United Nations.


General Principles of Contract (Sections. 1-75, Indian Contract Act-1872)


Trade Union Act 1926

Industrial Disputes Act 1947



Indian Penal Code -General Principles & General Exceptions


General principles of Tort, Defenses, Joint liability, State liability for torts; Consumer Protection Act,1986


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

PGLCET 2017 Exam Dates

PGLCET Exam EventsImportant Dates
Online Application Forms begins2nd week of March, 2016
Last day of submission of Application Form (without any late fee)3rd week of April, 2017
Last day of submission of Application Form (with late fee of Rs. 500)Last week of April, 2017
Last day of submission of Application Form (with late fee of Rs. 1000)First week of May 7, 2017
Last day of submission of Application Form (with late fee of Rs. 1500)2nd week of May, 2017
Admit Card2nd week of May, 2017
APPGLCET 2016May 28 from 2.30pm to 4.00p.m

The above dates are tentative. No official dates have been declared yet. Keep visiting our website in order to get any updates.

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  1. Hello could you please share your knowledge about admission criteria for LLM candidates in Hyderabad for non-locals / candidate from AP in Telangana state and job opportunities for llm candidates

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