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 Name||Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test|
|Commonly known as||AP PGLCET|
|Exam level||State Level|
|Conducting Authority||Sri Krishnadevaraya University|
|Exam Stream||Law 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 www.aplawcet.org 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:
|B||PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW||16||16|
|CRIMES and TORTS||16||16|
|IPR & OTHER LAWS||16||16|
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
PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW:
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
CRIMES and TORTS:
Indian Penal Code -General Principles & General Exceptions
General principles of Tort, Defenses, Joint liability, State liability for torts; Consumer Protection Act,1986
IPR & OTHER LAWS:
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 Events||Important Dates|
|Online Application Forms begins||2nd 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 Card||2nd week of May, 2017|
|APPGLCET 2016||May 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.