TS LAWCET Exam Pattern 2018

Last Updated - February 16 2018

Telangana State Law Common Entrance Test (TS LAWCET) 2018 is a state level entrance exam that will be organized by Kakatiya University, Warangal. The university assumes responsibility for the exam on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE).

  • Exam will be organized over a time period of one and a half hours (90 minutes)
  • Exam will be objective, containing 120 multiple choice questions (MCQs)
  • The exam is organized in English and Telegu
  • Exam is usually held in the month of May
  • Exam syllabus has been formulated for the assessment of aspirant possessing skills and propensity need to pursue law
  • No negative marking is not eligible for TS LAWCET 2018
  • Exam will entail three sections, namely General Knowledge and Mental Ability, Present Affairs, and Aptitude for the Study of Law
  • Exam will be carried out in offline method (Pen Paper-based)

Highlights Table for TS LAWCET 2018 Exam Format

TS LAWCET 2018 will be organized in both English and Telugu languages. Exam will be divided into three sections:

  • Present Affairs
  • Aptitude for the Study of Law
  • General Knowledge and Mental Ability
Exam Format Highlights
Exam ModeOffline (Pen Paper based)
Number of Papers1
Number of Sections3
Question Paper TypeMCQ
TS LAWCET 2018 Total Marks120
Exam Duration90 minutes
Exam LanguageEnglish and Telugu

TS LAWCET Exam Format 2018 in Detail

TS LAWCET 2018 exam will be divided into three parts - General Knowledge and Mental Ability and Aptitude for the Study of Law

  • Part A: General Knowledge and Mental Ability: This part will consist of 30 questions, all of which will be multiple choice, with each MCQ bearing four alternate responses. Aspirant will have to choose the accurate response. A maximum of 30 marks can be honored in this section
  • Aspirants will be given one and a half hours (90 minutes) in total to clear the entire exam, covering all three sections
  • Aspirants can earn a maximum mark of 120 for exam
  • Being the state level exam, aspirants will be given language option between English and Telugu
  • No specific time segregation has been done for each section, which means that aspirants will have to do the entire paper in 90 minutes, without any section-specific time limitation
  • Aspirants will earn 1 mark for every accurate response, without any negative marking for inaccurate response
  • Part C: Aptitude for the Study of Law: This part will consist of 60 questions, all of which will be multiple choice, with each MCQ bearing four alternate responses. Aspirant will have to choose the accurate response. A maximum of 60 marks can be honored in this section
  • Part B: Present Affairs: This part will also consist of 30 questions, all of which will be multiple choice, with each MCQ bearing four alternate responses. Aspirant will have to choose the accurate response. A maximum of 30 marks can be honored in this section
    TS LAWCET Exam Format

    Marking Scheme for TS LAWCET 2018

    Aspirants will be marked for every question personally depending upon the response marked in Optical Mark Reader (OMR) answer sheet given to each aspirant. Aspirants will be honored 1 mark for each accurate response marked on OMR sheet only

    • In case the tie still continues, aspirant’s marks in Part B will be considered
    • Aspirant is need to score a at least of 35% marks for qualify entrance exam, which means that at least passing marks are 42 out of 120
    • Each question, across all three sections of exam, will carry only 1 mark
    • There are no differences in marks granted depending on the section
    • No negative marks will be given to aspirants for giving an inaccurate response
    • This implies that maximum marks that can be obtained by every aspirant is 120
    • In case of more than one aspirant obtaining same marks, aspirant’s marks in Part C will be taken into consideration
    • IF tie still persist, aspirants with same marks will be grouped together for ranking purpose and at the time of admission higher age might become the decisive factor
    • Furthermore, aspirants will not lose any marks for unresponseed questions
    • Aspirants will be honored ranks solely on the basis of marks obtained in exam
    • However, no at least marks have to be attained by aspirants belonging to SC or ST classes to qualify exam
    Name of the SectionNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
    General Knowledge and Mental Ability3030
    Present Affairs3030
    Aptitude for the Study of Law6060
    Total120120

    Syllabus for TS LAWCET 2018

    There is no official syllabus set for TS LAWCET 2018. Exam will consists of three parts and all three of them will evaluate aspirants across different parameters

    • Aspirants appearing for 3-year Law Course can expect their TS LAWCET 2018 exam to be of Degree Level
    • Part C: Aspirants appearing for exam will be tested on the basis of their elementary knowledge regarding the basic principles of the Law and Constitution of India
    • Part B: Aspirants will have to response questions that have been formulated on the basis of ongoing news topics and present affairs. This implies that aspirants must remain up-to-date with the significant and essential events and occurrences taking place across the world
    • Part A: Aspirant will be need to response questions based on logical reasoning and fundamental general awareness
    • Aspirants appearing for 5-year Law Course can expect their TS LAWCET 2018 exam to be of Intermediate level.

    TS LAWCET 2018 Preference Books

    Following books are advisable for aspirants appearing for TS LAWCET:

    Name of the BookAuthor/Publisher
    A Clear Self Study Guide for LLB Entrance ExamArihant Experts
    Study Package for CLAT & LLBAP Bhardwaj
    Constitution of IndiaBakshi P.M
    Guide to judicial service examinationsUniversal
    Legal Awareness/ Legal ReasoningBhardwaj
    Objective General English 1st editionR.S. Agarwal
    Analytical ReasoningM.K. Pandey
    Legal aptitude for CLAT and other law entrance examA.P. Bhardwaj
    The Ultimate Guide to the LLB Entrance ExaminationM A Rashid
    The Pearson Guide to the LLB Entrance ExamThorpe
    LLB Entrance Examination GuidePankaj Kr. Jaiswal
    Lawcet Study Material with Earlier Papers (Paperback)Vikram Editorial Board

    TS LAWCET 2018 Important Instructions

    Aspirants will not be allowed to enter examination hall after 10:00 am aspirant will be allowed to enter examination center without hall ticket

    • Until the completion of exam, aspirants must keep sitting at their allotted seats
    • All the details must be cautiously and suitablely filled in OMR sheets in corresponding boxes, before commencing exam
    • Admit card must not be tampered with and any tampering will result in automatic disqualification of candidature
    • Aspirants have to give only one accurate response out of four alternate options for every question. Response must be marked on OMR sheet by darkening the chosen circle with black or blue ball point pen
    • Aspirants are requested not to fold, tear or wrinkle OMR answer sheet
    • Aspirants must carry a ball point pen of blue or black color
    • No aspirant will be allowed to leave examination hall until the conclusion of exam
    • No negative marking will be done for inaccurate responses or unresponseed questions
    • Carry a photo identity proof along with hall ticket. This will be of assistance to aspirant and examiner for the purpose of verification of aspirant
    • Admit card must be retained by aspirants until the declaration of results and during the admission procedure
    • Various OMR answer sheets will be given depending upon whether aspirant is appearing for 3-year or 5-year law course
    • Aspirants must not send anyone else to attempt examination
    • Question paper can be carried out by aspirants
    • Aspirants will receive specifically designed OMR answer sheet and response of every question must be marked only on this sheet. Any other means of responseing questions will not be accepted
    • No second or replacement OMR answer sheet will be given to any aspirant and therefore, the given OMR sheet must be cautiously handled
    • Before leaving examination hall, OMR sheet must be handed over by aspirants to examiner, failing which candidature will be cancelled
    • Instructions on question paper booklet and OMR sheet must be cautiously read by aspirants before starting exam
    • Violation of instructions will result in automatic invalidation of OMR answer sheet
    • Aspirants must not scribble or make any markings on OMR sheet
    • Aspirants must access examination venue half an hour before commencement of examination
    • It is necessary to attempt all three sections
    • Screenshots of OMR sheets are given below
    • Admit card cannot be transferred

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