TS-Telangana State LAWCET 2019 Exam Pattern

Last Updated - January 11 2018

TS LAWCET 2019 Exam Format offers detail about the difficulty level of the questions, nature of questions, the total number of sections, etc. Students who wish to enroll themselves in the law program provided in Tamil Nadu state must appear for TS LAWCET 2019 in the month of May 2019.

Kakatiya University, Warangal holds the responsibility for organizing TS LAWCET 2019 on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE). TS LAWCET is organized in the offline method for a total period of 90 minutes. There will be 3 sections in the exam- General Knowledge, Mental Ability, and Aptitude for the study of Law.

As per TS LAWCET Exam Format 2019, the question paper includes a total of 120 MCQ-type questions. The question paper will be printed in English and Telugu language only. As per the marking scheme, there is no negative marking. The separate syllabus has been defined by the authorities for the law exam.

It must be noted that aspirants mark the responses with black/blue ball point pen only. They must report to the exam center minimum 30 minutes prior to the reporting time mentioned on TS LAWCET Hall Ticket 2019. Aspirants can find all important details relating to TS LAWCET Exam format 2019 further in the article.

Exam Format forTS LAWCET 2019 Highlights

Exam methodOffline (pen paper)
Number of papers1
Number of sections3 (General Knowledge and Mental Ability, Present affairs and Aptitude for study of law)
Question paper typeMCQ (Multiple choice questions)
Total marks120
Exam period90 minutes
Exam languageEnglish and Telugu

Exam Format of TS LAWCET 2019 in Detail

TS LAWCET 2019 exam is scheduled to take place in May 2019. It is divided into 3 sections, namely, General Knowledge and Mental Ability, Present Affairs and Aptitude for Study of Law. Section-wise exam format for TS LAWCET 2019 has been mentioned further.  

TS LAWCET 2019 Exam Format for General Knowledge and Mental Ability:

  • This section consists of only 30 questions of MCQ type.
  • Maximum marks for the section are 30.
  • 1 accurate response for every question has to be marked.
  • 4 options available to be marked in question.

TS LAWCET 2019 Exam Format for Present Affairs:

  • 4 options will be available for each question.
  • The section includes 30 MCQ type questions.
  • Aspirants have to mark any 1 accurate response.
  • Maximum marks in the section are 30.

TS LAWCET 2019 Exam Format for the Study of Law:

  • A total of 60 MCQ type questions are there.
  • 1 response can be marked for every question.
  • A maximum of 60 marks can be obtained in this section.
  • 4 options are available for each question.

A common marking scheme is used for evaluating the response sheet. There is no variable scheme of awarding marks. The variation can be expected only in the cut off and not the marking scheme. There are no benefits in marks honored to the students on the basis of category details. The same marking scheme is followed for all the students.

Section NameNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
General Knowledge and Metal ability3030
Present affairs3030
Aptitude for law6060
Total120120

Marking Scheme of TS LAWCET 2019

The marking scheme is same for all the three sections and all the questions irrespective of the length of the questions. The details of TS LAWCET 2019 Marking Scheme are as follows:

  • 1 mark is honored for every accurate response in all the questions.
  • Rank list will be formed on the basis of the marks obtained in the exam.
  • Students are free to switch between the sections.
  • No negative marking for any inaccurate response.
  • There are a total of 120 questions.
  • Students obligatory to attempt minimum 42 questions correctly, as this comes around to 35%, which is the passing percentage.
  • All the questions must be responseed.
  • There is no pass percentage defined for SC/ST aspirants.
  • There is no obligatory for segregation of time for any section, as there is no time limit defined for the section.
  • No marks are honored or deducted for un-attempted questions.

Tie-Breaking Criteria for TS LAWCET 2019

A tie-in TS LAWCET exam is a condition where two or more than two aspirants have obtained same marks or similar marks. As there is no chance of loss of marks because of negative marking, so the chances of a tie are frequent and easy to occur.

The tie-breaking strategy has thus been devised so that, a predefined procedure is followed while issuing rank to the aspirants. The tie-breaking criteria cannot be challenged by any aspirant as this is acceptable under the education law of the state of Telangana.

  1. In case two or more aspirants have obtained equal marks in TS LAWCET 2019, then their marks in section C will be compared. One with higher marks will be given the lower rank or better rank.
  2. In case, the tie still exists, then marks obtained in section B by the aspirants will be compared.
  3. Even if the tie remains, then all the students with same marks will be combined together at the time of counseling and higher rank will be given to the aspirant younger in age, thus better rank or preferred rank or lower rank is given to the aspirant older in age.

Syllabus for TS LAWCET 2019

As there is no complete definition of syllabus given by Kakatiya University, Warangal, therefore the earlier year papers and general understanding helps us bring the following guidelines for the syllabus:

TS LAWCET Part A: The questions in this section will be on logical reasoning and basic general awareness.

TS LAWCET Part B: The questions in this section will be designed on the topics of present affairs and other trending topics. Aspirants must remain up-to-date with the significant and essential events taking place in the world.

TS LAWCET Part C: The section is designed to test your knowledge about the legal aptitude, the different laws governing public and private allots. This section has the highest weightage. The section will be of prime focus as it will justify if you are fit for the law program or not.

Advisable Books for TS LAWCET 2019

Candidates appearing for TS LAWCET 2019 exam must refer to the books tabulated below.

Book namePublisherISBN
Self Study Guide For LLB Entrance Examination 2018Arihant publications9789312142653
Legal Aptitude for the CLAT and other Law Entrance ExaminationsPearson Education India9332519781
Study Package for CLAT & LLBAP Bhardwaj9351340341
Universal's Guide to CLAT & LL.B. Entrance ExaminationUniversal Law Publishing9350358409
TPost Graduate to CLATPearson Education India9332544867
Guide to CLAT & LL.B. Entrance Examination 2018-19Universal Law Publishing8131253627
Constitution of IndiaUniversal Law Publishing9350359804
Guide to judicial service examinationsUniversal Law Publishing8131253775
Legal Awareness/ Legal ReasoningPearson Education9352864964
Objective General EnglishS Chand Publishing9352535359
Analytical ReasoningB. Sc. Publishing8190458914
Lawcet Study Material with Earlier Papers (Paperback)Vikram publishers1621426017
LLB Entrance Examination GuideR.Gupta’ s9350125927

Important Instructions while Working with OMR Sheet

  • Students obligatory to fill their clear name using HB pencil and fill the bubbles as well using the same.
  • If your name has parts, such as first, middle and last name, then leave space between them as follows:
  • Colour only one bubble corresponding to a question.
  • Name and clear address have to be filled with black ball point pen in capital letters. The address must be accurate as the same will be used for communicating inpatternion if obligatoryed.
  • If establish any format resemblance between two response sheets of various students sitting near to each other or in the same exam hall, such students will be asked to come for a individual meeting.
  • If there are more than one accurate options marks will be honored only if all the options have been marked.
  • The pen must be used for filling the bubbles.
  • The bubbles must be clearly filled and not partially else, your responses marked will not be evaluated.
  • Fill the bubble properly so that you do not have to cut or erase it.
  • Options marked with a pencil will not be counted.
  • Students must fill the clear name of the college in capital letters and space must be maintained between the words, while writing the name.
  • Bubbles crossed after filling will not be counted.
  • Students obligatory to mark responses in the OMR sheet using the black ballpoint pen.
  • Fill the details on the OMR sheet with the black/blue ball pen.
  • Do not colour bubbles with a pencil.

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