Law Common Entrance Test (LAWCET), 2012


If a Candidate wants to become a highly paid advocate then that candidate should apply for this Law Common Entrance Test (LAWCET).Candidate will be able to study in one of the leading law colleges if he / she successfully pass the exam. All the law colleges provide all the required facilities to the students.

Structure of LAWCET

The Law Common Entrance Test (LAWCET) will be for duration of 2 hours. There will altogether be two hundred questions in the questions paper for about two hundred marks. There will be 40 questions from English sections of 40 marks. There will be 50 questions from general knowledge section of 50 marks. And there will 45 questions each from the Legal Aptitude/Legal Awareness and Logical Reasoning for 45 marks each. The twenty marks questions will be from the Elementary Mathematics (Numerical ability) section. In that section there will be only twenty questions which are very simple .There will also be questions from 10th standard level.

Syllabus for LAWCET

Logical reasoning

The test will be having questions from

  • Analogies
  • Similarities
  • Problem solving
  • Analysis
  • Space visualization
  • Judgment
  • Decision making
  • Visual memory
  • Observation
  • Discrimination
  • Relationship concepts
  • Arithmetical reasoning
  • Verbal and figure classification
  • Arithmetical number series
  • Arithmetical computation
  • Analytical functions
  • Symbols and their relations

Test of English language

The questions will be based on:

  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence completion
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Comprehension of a passage


  • Sets, Relations and Functions
  • Their Representations, Union, intersection and complements of sets,
  • And their algebraic properties, Relations, equivalence relations, mappings
  • Into and onto mappings, composition of mappings
  • Complex Numbers
  • Complex numbers in the form a+ib and their representation in a plane.
  • Argand Diagram. Algebra of complex numbers, Modulus and Argument (or amplitude) of a complex number, square root of a complex number
  • Cube roots of unity
  • Triangle inequality
  • Matrices and Determinants

Legal Aptitude/Legal Awareness

This test will be used for checking the candidate’s knowledge in law.

Eligibility Criteria

The courses are of two types. There are three year course and five year course.

For five year course a candidate must have a plus 2 certificate with minimum 45 % marks as aggregate. The age limit for five year course is twenty years. For the candidates belonging to SC / ST, the age limit is twenty two years.

For the three year course, candidate should have a degree pass certificate .It can be from any of the stream. But the candidate should have scored 45 % and above in the qualifying exam. The age limit for three year course is thirty years. For the candidates belonging to SC / ST, the age limit is thirty five years

How to Apply?

Candidates can buy their forms from the post offices near their area or from the Convener, LAWCET-2011,

Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati-517 502

The cost of the form is Rs.275. Online forms are not available. Candidates can also get their form by sending a letter to the concerned officer with the DD.

Candidate should only send the form through two means one is by speed post or as registered post.

How to fill the Form?

Fill the form carefully. Candidate should not forget to super scribe on the envelope about the exam. Candidate should fill the entire columns correctly. Do not fill anything which is not required. Fill the items that are only relevant for each candidate. All candidates need to submit the original certificates during the admission so they need to fill the columns accordingly.

Important Dates (Tentative)

  • Application form is available from first week of March, 2012
  • And it will be available till end of April, 2012
  • Candidate submit the form with late fee till May, 2012 second week.
  • Exams will be conducted in the second week of June, 2012

List of LAWCET centers

The list of centers are:

  • Warangal
  • Anantapur
  • Kurnool
  • Guntur
  • Hyderabad
  • Karimnagar
  • Nalgonda
  • Vijayawada
  • Kadapa
  • Nizamabad
  • Nellore
  • Rajahmundry
  • Srikakulam
  • Tirupati
  • Visakhapatnam

Contact Address for the LAWCET

  • Address: Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati – 517 502, Andhra Pradesh
  • Phone: +91-8574-2289414, 2289545
  • Fax: +91-8574-2289544
  • Website :

Colleges Accepting the LAWCET score

The list of colleges accepting the LAWCET score are:

  • Dr.Ambedkar College of Law
  • M.R.V.R.G.R. Law College
  • D.N.Raju Law College
  • N.B.M. Law College
  • N.V.P. Law College
  • G.S.K. Memorial Law College
  • Shri Shiridi Sai Law College
  • A.C. College of Law
  • D.S.R.Hindu College of Law
  • J.C.College of Law
  • University College of Law
  • Adarsha Law College
  • Manair College of Law
  • University College of Law
  • Post Graduate College of Law College
  • Dr.Ambedkar College of Law College
  • Mahatma Gandhi Law College
  • Law of College for Women
  • Pentakanti Law College
  • Marwadi Siksha Samithi Law College Hyderabad University Anantapur
  • Prasunna College of Law
  • Sree Vijayanagar Law College
  • Sri R.K.M. Law College
  • Shri P.Easi Reddi College of Law
  • V.R.Law College
  • Dr.B.R.Amebedkar Law College
  • Sri Venkateswara College of Law
  • Smtd. Basava Rama Tarakam Memorial Law college
  • Anantha College of Law
  • Sri Eshwar Reddy Law College
  • K.K.C. College of Law
  • University College of Law

Reference Books for LAWCET

The different reference books are:

  • LLB Entrance Exam Guide by Ravi Chopra
  • Arihant LLB Entrance Examination (Self Study Guide) by Dharmendra Mittal,S.P. Bakshi & D.K. Kapoor
  • Study Package For CLAT And LLB Entrance Examination By Bharadwaj (Tata Mcgraw Hill)
  • CLAT by Mazumdar Rituparna
  • LLB entrance exam guide (Asian books private ltd)
  • Truemans L.L.B. Entrance Examinations by Sajit Kumar

Coaching Centers for Law Common Entrance Test (LAWCET)

  • B. R .M academy
  • Indian I A S
  • Sahaya I A S academy
  • Zenith point
  • University knowledge forum
  • Sanjeevani
  • Rau,s I A S study circle
  • I A S coaching
  • S M S institute for professional development
  • Brilliant tutorials pvt ltd.
  • Paradigm I A S academy
  • Dhruv academy
  • Lakshya I A S academy
  • Academy of competitive examinations
  • Royal I A S institute
  • A Shahs I A S institute.
  • Chetana unique academy
  • Study circle
  • Jai bharat
  • Cosmos I A S academy
  • Anand academy
  • Sociology made easy
  • Vardhman academy
  • Mimansha academy
  • Crescent
  • Katakana I A S
  • Career coaching
  • Krishna coaching institute
  • Center for excellence
  • Engineers India center
  • New Delhi I A S
  • Hamdard study circle
  • Anand institute of mathematics
  • Political science for I A S
  • Mitra I A S
  • Vajiram and Ravi institute for civil services examination.

Study Plan

As most of the questions are from general knowledge, all applying candidates need to read a lot of books and newspapers. Candidate should also watch news channels also for getting knowledge about the current affairs. Candidate should look into some of the legal books also to get some knowledge in law. English and logical reasoning will be easy. So if the candidate is good at English and Math’s then they should study those topics in the end.


The qualifying percentage of marks in the Entrance Test is 35% (i.e. 42 marks out of total 120 marks). There are no minimum qualifying marks for SCs and STs for ranking.

How and Where To Get the Results?

There are two website addresses where a candidate can check his / her results and they are: or

Score Validity

The score is valid for one year.



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45 Responses to “Law Common Entrance Test (LAWCET), 2012”

  1. 45
    sachin singh:

    Sir, my age is 36 yrs now. my question is can i write the LAWCET 2014? i mean i want to do lawcet as a regular course. pls reply to my mail id ASAP.

  2. 44

    sir, im 41 years old, in lawcet dr is an age limit is 35 years, so how can i apply lawcet? is there any distance course for law in ap? pl let me know sir..

  3. 43

    Dear sir, i complete my (10+2 discon+3) degree in in sv university in 2008 can i eligable for lawcet & i written lawcet in 2012 iget 3942 rank with my confusion iam not attend counciling please sent me details

  4. 42

    sir madem
    Please tell lawcet entrance exam date

  5. 41

    sir/medam i am in the age 0f 32 , i wrote aposs .i.e one sitting intermediate exam through open school,,, i want do law five year course ,,can i sir/madam/plz help me in these regard, i amm wating u r response thanks.

  6. 40

    sir i need distance law its passable ? its same entrance exam of distance also pls reply me sir

  7. 39
    nagesh yamjala:

    sir i need distance law its passable ? its same entrance exam of distance also pls reply me sir

  8. 38
    K D P REDDY:

    I am 58 years old can I apply for LLB

  9. 37

    Please tell lawcet entrance exam date

  10. 36

    dear sir,
    what documents should be applied along with 5year llb form

  11. 35

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    I have completed my engineering and I am working,is I am elgible for writing lawcet. I want to become a lawyer,is there any distance education programe in LAW.

  12. 34
    mohsin ali khan:

    Respected sir/madam.i have completed my B(COM) IN 2001 with 60% of mark,presently my age is 33 yrs,am i eligible to write the LAWCET2012 and is there any negative marking.Hoping that i ll get my answer soon.Thanks and Regard.

  13. 33

    we want list of law colleges (STUDY PURPOSE) in andra pradesh and also coaching centers in A.P

  14. 32
    M S S RAO:

    I am a retired person aged about 60 years. Do I have the eligibility to write the LAWCET Exam and study the course. Pl advise me what to do.

  15. 31

    can i write lawcet after intermediate

  16. 30

    my name is mallikarjun my qualification is diploma in civil engg, (it) and MBA i ineterested become a lawyer and my age is 39 years so can i elgible for this course please inform sir

    thanking you sir

  17. 29

    is there negative marks in lawcet ?

  18. 28

    Sir, My DOB is 23 may 1981. Am i eligible for Lawcet exam for LLB.

  19. 27
    venkat kumar:

    im 36yrs old, i done inter with nios. im interested to study law,
    im eligible or not.

  20. 26

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    I have completed my engineering and I am working,is I am elgible for writing lawcet. I want to become a lawyer,is there any distance education programe in LAW.

  21. 25
    M.Suresh Kumar:

    I belong to O.C. I am a graduate. I am aged about 35 years. Can I appear for LAWCET 2012 examination

  22. 24


    i have compleeted BA -(Languge) telugu, my age is 42 iam eligible for lawcet pl send in my mail

  23. 23
    G Ramakanth Reddy:

    Am a engg student want to become a lawyer,is there any distance education programe in LAW.

    thank you.

  24. 22
    shaik javeed:

    sir/ madam, my qualification from Dr. B.R ambedker open university. 10+2 discontinue+3 years Bcom. I want to get my elegibility in LLB.iam really very craze to have LLB.Ikind request you sir. give the openion on this issue.thanking you sir.

  25. 21

    I Am from prakasham district there is no center for prakasham how can we attend for examination

  26. 20

    please tel me sir,,,, wich is the best college in karim nagar…. and how many marks we get good college… and qalified..

  27. 19

    What should be the score, inorder to get the seat in good college.

  28. 18

    sir i want to 5years course LLb myaage 24years confirm wheateher i am eligivble or not

  29. 17

    Is a candidate from open B.A taken into LLB 3 years course?

  30. 16

    I completed B.Com with morethan 60%.
    My age is 34 running.
    Am I eligible to admit as a regular student in B.L / LLB Course.
    if no chance to regular, is there any other opportunity to me to do Law Course.
    Sir, please inform me.
    Thanking you sir,

  31. 15

    Good afternoor sir I got seat In law cet 2011 but i didnot give allotmet order to college beacause i have not intrest to join college now i need my original certificate I went to helpline centre for my orginal certificate they told me ur certificate has been sent to SV UNIVESITY THIRUPATHI so I kindly request u sir I am a physically handicaped I am belongs to warangal District so I can not come toTHIRUPATHI if I wan to bring my Orginal certificate What do I have to do please please please give reply Thank you sir

  32. 14
    preetham m k:

    I want to pursue LLB and my age is 49. Confirm whether I am eligible or not?

  33. 13

    sir,iam completed my degree in distance iam eligible for 3 years law

  34. 12

    sir,iam completed UG in distance iam eligible for 3 years degree

  35. 11

    Sir on 1st june 2012 my age will be 21 can i have a chance to apply for 5year lawcet exam please send me reply to my mail

  36. 10
    priya darshini:

    i have completed my 12th std….and i am intrested in doing law…so i need some help abt the preparation and some detailed information about lawcet…please can ny one help me….please!!!!!

  37. 9

    sir/mam i joined +2 in the year 2006 and i discontuned it and now i got chance to complet it i.e in year 2012 and my age is 24 now so can i apply for 5 years lawcet

  38. 8

    In the Lawcet Exam is there any Age limit.

    I am aged 42 years of Age and want to pesue the law course in any university with regular or Distrance.

    Please give the details.

  39. 7

    Im working as a lecturer in a college in tamil nadu.i have ompleted my u.g. in would like to do law course.plz tel me procedure to move forward.also, plz tel me whether any distance education courses for law is available, or can i study the law course as well as continue my career.
    thanks & regards

  40. 6
    zaheera amreen:

    I am a graduate of commerce,i want to study criminal law,for that i need some information.I want to know,do i need to study LLB and then go for the specialization in Criminal law,or else what is the procedure?Plz help me in this matter.And also i want to know when can i get the LAWCET 2012 Application Forms?Hoping that i will get my answers as soon as possible.Thanking U

  41. 5

    Am studying first year can i apply for the LAW COMMON ENTRANCE TEST now

  42. 4
    Syed Azmath Ali:

    Any Age Limitation Update? My Age is 41 years can I eligible to write the lawcet & admission in the course.

  43. 3

    sir i completed bbm.i have intrested to do tell me what was i do in the law.llb or bl.

  44. 2

    sir i completed mba with HR,i want pursue law so that tell me the exam syllabus

  45. 1
    navdeep kaur:

    is punjab university accepyt LAWCET score