TS PGLCET 2021: Dates, Application Form, Syllabus, Pattern, Result

TS PGLCET 2021 – Osmania University (OU), Hyderabad, conducts Telangana State Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test, for admission into LLM course. TS PGLCET is a state level law entrance exam. The official website for it is lawcet.tsche.ac.in. 3 year / 5 years LL.B./B.L. degree holders can apply for the exam. It is a computer based test. Candidates get 120 questions in it, which are to be solved in 90 minutes. The result of TS PGLCET is only valid for one year. Check more details on TS PGLCET 2021, like eligibility, syllabus, exam patter, and more details here.


Here is an overview of the TS PGLCET 2021 exam, as anticipated from past year exams.

AspectDetails of the exam
Exam nameTS PGLCET 2021
Full formTelangana State PG Law Common Entrance
Conducting BodyOsmania University Hyderabad, on behalf of TSCHE
PurposeFor admission to LL.M. (2 Years P.G. Course)
Who can applyCandidates holding LL.B./B.L. 3/5 Year degree
Exam duration90 minutes
Number of questions120
Scheme of examPart A – 40 questions on Jurisprudence 20M, Constitutional Law 20M
Part B – 80 questions on Public International Law 16M, Mercantile Law 16M,
Labour Law 16M, Crimes and Torts 16M, and IPR & Other Law
Marking Scheme+1, 0

Important Dates for TS PGLCET 2021 Exam

Release of application form 2nd week of Mar 2021
Last date to apply 2nd week of May 2021
Application form correction starts from2nd week of May 2021
Admit card shall release on3rd week of May 2021
Exam Date for TS PGLCET 20214th week of May 2021
Release of answer key4th week of May 2021
Result will be out on1st week of Jun 2021
Counselling process starts from2nd week of Oct 2021

TS PGLCET 2021 Expected Exam Date

Usually, TS PGLCET is held in the month May. However, last year, the exam was delayed and eventually held in the month of October. It is expected that this time, the exam shall be held in 3rd or 4th week of May 2021.

You can check the exam dates for TS PGLCET over the past few years from the table below.

YearTS PGLCET Exam Date
20209 Oct
2019 20 May
2018 25 May

TS PGLCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

It is very important to fulfill eligibility criteria of TS PGLCET 2021. Only the eligible candidates get admission. The eligibility criteria of the exam is as follows:

Education Qualifications:

  • The candidate should have completed LL.B./B.L. 3/5 Year degree qualifications.
  • If you are appearing for the LLB/BL degree final examinations, then also you can apply. But one has to show the proof of the result at time of counselling.

Nationality and Domicile:

  • The student should be an Indian National.
  • They should also possess Local / Unreserved status as laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions.

TS PGLCET 2021 Application Form

Candidates can only fill the TS PGLCET 2021 application form in online mode. To apply, the first thing that candidates need to do is pay the application fee. Once the fee has been paid, the candidates can login and enter details in the application form.

  • Candidates have to enter personal, education, address, and other details.
  • Apart from the details, the candidates also need to upload images in the form.
  • The images must be uploaded in the prescribed format only.

Application Fee: You need to pay the TS PGLCET 2021 application form fee through online payment mode like debit / credit and net banking facility.

General Rs.1000/-
SC / ST Rs.800/-

Important Documents required for TS PGLCET 2021 application form:

  • Signature of candidate
  • Photograph Passport Size
  • Income Certificate
  • Birth Certificate
  • Local Domicile
  • Class 10 Marksheet
  • Class 12 Marksheet
  • LLB Graduation marksheet

TS PGLCET 2021 Exam Pattern

To crack the exam, candidates need to know TS PGLCET 2021 exam pattern. The pattern of the exam allows candidates to understand how the question paper shall be. The details about exam pattern of TS PGLCET 2021 are as follows:

  • TS PGLCET 2021 is a computer based test.
  • The duration of exam is 90 minutes.
  • In total there are 120 questions in the exam.
  • There are 2 parts in the exam.
  • Part A has 40 questions on – Jurisprudence and Constitutional Law.
  • Part B has 80 questions on – Public International Law, Mercantile Law, Labour Law, Crimes and Torts, and d IPR & Other.
  • All the questions in the exam are of MCQ type.
  • The exam is only held in English language.

The distribution of question in exam is as follows:

Sections in Part ANumber of Questions
Constitutional Law20
Sections in Part BNumber of Questions
Public International Law16
Mercantile Law16
Labour Law16
Crimes and Torts16
IPR and other laws16

TS PGLCET 2021 Syllabus

Osmania University, Hyderabad, has prescribed the following syllabus for TS PGLCET exam. The syllabus for Part A and B is as follows:

Part A Syllabus


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

Constitutional Law:

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

Part B Syllabus

Public International Law:

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

Mercantile Law:

  • General Principles of Contract (Sections. 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
  • Defences, Joint liability
  • State liability for torts
  • Consumer Protection Act,1986

IPR and Other laws:

  • Copyright Act, 1957
  • Patents Act, 1970
  • Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
  • Human Rights
  • The Protection of Human Rights Act 1993
  • Salient features of Information Technology Act, 2000
  • Right to Information Act 2005

TS PGLCET 2021 Hall Ticket

The TS PGLCET admit card is released at lawcet.tsche.ac.in. It i only released for those candidate who apply online properly for the exam. To download hall ticket, candidates need to enter hall ticket number, date of birth, and registration number. Few crucial things which candidates must know are as follows:

  • The hall ticket is a very important document and must be preserved until the end of the admission process.
  • It is non-transferable.
  • Candidates must reach exam hall as per time mentioned on the hall ticket.
  • The admit card is not sent via post or any other medium.

TS PGLCET 2021 Test Centres

Candidates supposed to choose your choice of test centre, while filling the application form. However, it is allotted on the availability of seat and first cum first serve basis.

As per last year, the list of TS PGLCET exam centers is as follows

Hyderabad WestHyderabad North
Hyderabad CentralHyderabad East
Hyderabad South-EastKarimnagar
Warangal Nizamabad

TS PGLCET 2021 Answer Key

The answer key is made available on the lawcet.tsche.ac.in in PDF format. The answer key is of 2 types i.e preliminary and final, candidates can download it without any credentials. If you are unsatisfied with any question / answer in the TS PGLCET preliminary answer key, then candidates can raise objections against it. This can be done by filling an TS PGLCET objection form. While doing so, candidates also have to upload proof along with it.

The objections are then considered. On the basis of the valid objections, the answer key is updated. The updates answer key is the final answer key of TS PGLCET. On the basis of the final answer key, result is determined.

TS PGLCET 2021 Qualification Marks

To qualify the exam, candidates need to score more than minimum qualifying marks. The minimum marks criteria is not applicable for SC / ST candidates.

The required qualifying marks are as follows:

Category Percentage Marks out of 120
General 25%30
SC / ST None None

TS PGLCET 2021 Result

The result is released in the form of a rank card. The can only be downloaded online and is not sent via post or any other medium. Candidates need to enter PGLCET hall ticket number and DOB to download it. The TSPGLCET 2021 rank card consist of details like rank obtained, marks in each subject, roll number, name of candidate. Few thinks to know about the result of TS PGLCET 2021 is as follows:

  • In the result, rank of the candidate in the TS PG Law Common Entrance Test is announced.
  • The rank is allocated as per the total marks secured by the candidates in the entrance exam.
  • Only those candidates are allocated rank, who score more than the minimum qualifying marks. However, all SC / ST candidates are allocated rank in the exam, irrespective of the marks.
  • If there is a tie, marks obtained in Part A are considered for allocating rank.
  • If tie still prevails, then the age factor is considered.
  • Rank obtained is only applicable for admission in LL.M. course in the academic ear 2021-22.
  • Candidates must note that the request for re-totaling or revaluation is not entertained.


Selected candidates are required to participate in the TS PGLCET 2021 counselling on lawcetadm.tsche.ac.in. First, they need to register with basic details and pay the counselling fee for TS PGLCET. Then, you need to exercise options in order of the preference during choice filling round. At last, the seat allotment result is released. Thereafter, you need to report at the allotted venue for document verification and payment of fee.

You also need to carry the following documents along with you:

  • Marks of SSC or equivalent
  • Marks of Intermediate or equivalent
  • Qualifying Examination Memorandum
  • Provisional / Degree Certificate of Memorandum
  • Migration Certificate
  • Study certificates from 1st standard / class to Intermediate / Graduation
  • Residence certificate
  • Employer Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Latest Integrated community certificate
  • Muslim and Christian Minority certificate

Candidates can check more information TS PGLCET from last year’s information brochure.

FAQs for TS PGLCET 2021

Ques 1. Is TS PGLCET 2021 held in computer based mode?

Ans 1. It is conducted in computer based mode.

Ques 2. How can I check the payment status of my TS PGLCET application form?

Ans 2. You can check it by logging in with your mobile number and exam hall ticket number.

Ques 3. Who conducts the TS PGLCET counselling?

Ans 3. It is conducted by TSCHE, Hyderabad.

Official website: lawcet.tsche.ac.in/TSLAWCET.

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