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AP LAWCET Syllabus 2020

The question paper will comprise of 3 sections, General Knowledge and Mental Ability in Part A, Current Affairs in Part B and Legal Aptitude in Part C. AP LAWCET 2020 will be conducted on October 1, 2020 in CBT mode.

AP LAWCET Syllabus 2020

  • Qualifying marks in AP LAWCET are 35% (i.e. 42 marks out of total 120 marks). No minimum qualifying marks for SC and ST for ranking.

AP LAWCET 2020 Syllabus: General Knowledge

  • Geography
  • Indian Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Economy
  • Indian History
  • Indian Culture & Heritage etc

Recommended Books for General Knowledge

BookPublisher/ Author
Lucent’s General KnowledgeLucent’s
General Knowledge 2020G.K. Pub
General Knowledge & Current AffairsUpkar Prakashan
General Knowledge 2020 Capsule with Current Affairs UpdateDisha Publication
The Mega Yearbook 2020 – Current Affairs and General Knowledge for competitive examsDisha Experts

AP LAWCET 2020 Syllabus: Mental Ability

  • Verbal Series
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Direction and Distances
  • Linear Arrangements
  • Complex Arrangements
  • Analogies
  • Classification
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Blood Relationships
  • Symbols and Notations
  • Alphabet Test
  • Data Sufficiency Test
  • Data Interpretation Test
  • Syllogism
  • Problems Based on Symmetry
  • Problems Based on Visual Ability
  • Ordering & Sequencing
  • Routes & Networks.

Recommended books for Mental Ability

BookPublisher/ Author
Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal ReasoningS. Chand
A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non-VerbalArihant
Quantitative Aptitude by R S AggarwalS. Chand
Quantitative Aptitude and ReasoningPrentice Hall India Learning

 AP LAWCET 2020 Syllabus: Current Affairs

  • Polity
  • Economics
  • Awards and Achievements
  • Scientific Discoveries and Inventions
  • And further topics of relevance.

AP LAWCET Syllabus: Aptitude for the Study of Law

Law and Constitution of India

  • Law and constitution section will include questions from:

Public International Law:

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

Mercantile Law:

  • General Principles of Contract
  • 1-75
  • Indian Contract Act-1872

Labour Law:

  • Trade Union Act 1926
  • Industrial Disputes Act 1947

Crimes and Torts:

  • Indian Penal Code -General Principles & General Exceptions
  • TORTS: General Principles of Tort
  • Joint liability
  • State liability for torts; Consumer Protection Act,1986

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) & Other Law:

  • Copyright 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
  • The Right to Information Act 2005

Recommended books to prepare for Legal Aptitude

Book namePublisher
Legal Aptitude for the CLAT and other Law entrance examinations: A workbookBhardwaj
National Law University: B.A, L.L.B (Hons.) All India Law Entrance Exam GuideRPH Editorial Board
Universal’s General Knowledge of Law- Legal GK for competitive examinationsManish Arora
Lawcet Study MaterialVikram publishers
Lawcet-Study-Material-with-Previous-PapersVikram publishers

AP LAWCET Syllabus for LLM 

AP LAWCET LLM Syllabus – Part I

JURISPRUDENCE (20 Ques. | 20 Marks)

  • Schools of Jurisprudence – Sources of Law
  • Custom Precedent and Legislation
  • Rights and duties – Ownership and Possession
  • Persons, Obligation, Property, Liability, Legal Sanctions

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (20 Ques. | 20 Marks)

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

AP LAWCET LLM Syllabus – Part II

PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW (16 Ques. | 16 Marks)

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

MERCANTILE LAW (16 Ques. | 16 Marks)

  • General Principles of Contract
  • Sections. 1-75
  • Indian Contract Act-1872

LABOUR LAW (16 Ques. | 16 Marks)

  • Trade Union Act 1926
  • Industrial Disputes Act 1947

CRIMES and TORTS (16 Ques. | 16 Marks)

  • Indian Penal Code -General Principles & General Exceptions
  • TORTS: General Principles of Tort
  • Defences
  • Joint liability
  • State liability for torts; Consumer Protection Act,1986

IPR & OTHER LAWS (16 Ques. | 16 Marks)

  • Copyright 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
  • The Right to Information Act 2005

Recommended Books for AP LAWCET LLM

BookAuthor/ Publisher
Universal’s Guide to LL.M. Entrance ExaminationGaurav Mehta
Guide to LLM Entrance ExaminationShowick Thorpe
Amar Law Publication’s Indian Constitutional Law : The New Challenges for LLMSheetal Kanwal

 

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