A brief on TS PGLCET 2020:
Osmania University, Hyderabad will conduct TS PGLCET on 25 May 2020. Candidates who wish to seek admission in the post graduate law programmes will have to appear in TS PGLCET and also qualify it as well. The medium of law examination provided by Osmania University would be English and Telugu. The university will offer 580 seats and TS PGLCET will also witness participation of 13 colleges. Law aspirants can check here all details on the admission process, application form, eligibility criteria, admit card availability, examination details, result and counselling. TS PGLCET will be conducted in offline mode wherein the candidates will be required to attempt the law entrance examination in person. The law aspirants are hereby informed that the facts and figures in this article of TS PGLCET is as per the previous year’s data and are subject to change. Aspirants will be notified on the same as soon as the university releases the brochure for the academic year 2019-2020.
History of TS PGLCET
Before 2014, admissions to post graduate law colleges of Andhra Pradesh used to take place through a single entrance examination called PGLCET. But since the birth of Telangana state and split of two states, examinations are now held state-wise, namely – TS PGLCET and AP PGLCET. The centre for the last unified PGLCET exam was Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati in 2014. TS PGLCET exam has been conducted by the Kakatiya University, Warangal since then. But this year it is being conducted in Osmania University, Hyderabad.
TS PGLCET 2020 – Overview
|Exam Name – Telangana Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test|
|Abbreviated Name – TS PGLCET|
|Conducting Body – Osmania University|
|Mode of Examination – Offline|
|Medium of examination – English and Telugu|
|Level – State|
|Courses offered – LL.M, LL.M (Self-Financing) and LL.M (Private Appearance)|
|Seats offered – 580|
|No. of participating institutes – 13|
TS PGLCET 2020 Important Dates
|Notification releases||2nd week of Mar 2020|
|Online registration starts||3rd week of Mar 2020|
|Online registration ends (without late fee)||3rd week of Apr 2020|
|Application last date with late fee Rs 500||4th week of Apr 2020|
|Application last date with late fee Rs 1000||1st week of May 2020|
|Application last date with late fee Rs 2000||2nd week of May 2020|
|Application last date with late fee Rs 4000||3rd week of May 2020|
|Form correction||3rd week of May 2020|
|Admit card releases||3rd week of May 2020|
|Exam Date||25 May 2020|
|Preliminary key||3rd week of May 2020|
|Objections to preliminary key||4th week of May 2020|
|Final answer Key||1st week of Jun 2020|
|Result||1st week of Jun 2020|
TS PGLCET Eligibility Criteria*Dates are tentative; Subject to change
Law aspirants who wish to appear in TS PGLCET are advised to read the Eligibility Criteria of TS PGLCET attentively and with a keen eyes.
- TS PGLCET Eligibility Criteria mentions that a candidates appearing in TS PGLCET should hold a three year or five year integrated law programme.
- Candidates who have appeared/appearing for three year or five year integrated law programme are also eligible for applying in TS PGLCET.
- Moreover, The Candidates seeking admission into LL.M. (Private Appearance) of Osmania University, Hyderabad shall have a minimum experience of 3-years as a judicial officer or 3-years standing as an advocate on the date of appearing for TS PGLCET.
- Candidates who are Non- Indian nationals and appearing for TS PGLCET must satisfy the rules and conditions of the concerned Universities.
- However, candidates who are Indian nationals are automatically eligible for TS PGLCET as long as they satisfy the required local/non-local status requirements laid down by the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulations of Admission) Order, 1974 and its subsequent amendments.
TS PGLCET 2020 Application Form
Candidates who wish to seek admission in the post graduate programmes offered by Osmania University will get access of the Application Form of TS PGLCET by the third week of March . TS PGLCET Application Form will be available in online mode. Law aspirants are advised to apply before the third week of April for TS PGLCET as the applications will end on the same. Candidates will be able to fill the application form of TS PGLCET through their registered accounts wherein the applicants will have to register themselves to carry on further process. After registration, the candidates will be sent a registration number and password on their registered email id along with a validation link. Moreover, after filling TS PGLCET application form , they will be required to remit the application fee in online mode using any of the convenient payment options Debit/Credit Card or through TS Online centres.
TS PGLCET 2020 Exam Centres
Candidates appearing in TS PGLCET conducted by Osmania University, Hyderabad are advised to take a look at the exam centres of TS PGLCET before filling the application form. Candidates will also be required to give their preference of the centres according to their proximity. TS PGLCET Exam Centres are –
TS PGLCET 2020 Admit Card
Law applicants appearing in TS PGLCET will be given access to the Admit Card of TS PGLCET by the third week of May . Candidates can download TS PGLCET Admit Card through their registered accounts. The law aspirants should also note that TS PGLCET Admit card will only be issued to those who will fill the Application Form of TS PGLCET . Candidates are advised to take a print out of TS PGLCET Admit card for future references and also follow the instructions inscribed on the back of it.
TS PGLCET 2020 Exam Pattern
Law applicants appearing in TS PGLCET are advised to read the Exam Pattern of TS PGLCET . Candidates will be tested on the topics Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, Public International Law, Mercantile Law, Labour Law, Crimes and Torts and IPR and other laws. The paper would be of 120 marks and 120 questions will be there in the examination. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.
TS PGLCET 2020 Topic-wise Marks
|Constitutional Law||20 marks|
|Public International Law||16 marks|
|Mercantile Law||16 marks|
|Labour Law||16 marks|
|Crimes and Torts||16 marks|
|IPR and other laws||16 marks|
TS PGLCET 2020 Answer Key
Osmania University will be releasing the Answer Key of TS PGLCET by the last week of May in online mode. TS PGLCET Answer Key will be available to the law aspirants which will also include the exam paper and the response sheets with the help of which the candidates will be able to cross-check their responses. Candidates also have the authority to file objection to any of the questions after cross-checking it with the official TS PGLCET answer key . After cross-checking and rectifying, the university will then release the final answer key of TS PGLCET for the law applicants.
TS PGLCET 2020 Result
Osmania University will release TS PGLCET Result by the first week of June . Candidates will be required to login to their registered accounts and enter their hall ticket number to check their TS PGLCET Result.
TS PGLCET 2020 Rank Card
After the release of TS PGLCET Result, the university will release a Rank card of TS PGLCET . For the same, the candidates will have to enter their TS PGLCET Hall Ticket number. To be eligible for the TS PGLCET Rank Card , candidates will have to secure atleast 35% of the total marks in TS PGLCET .
TS PGLCET 2020 Counselling
Law aspirants shortlisted as per the rank list of TS PGLCET will be called to attend Counselling of TS PGLCET as per the schedule that will be announced by the university. Candidates will be issued call letters which will mention venue, date and time of TS PGLCET Counselling. Candidates are informed that they need to visit TS PGLCET Counselling venue along with required documents for verification and well before the mentioned time.