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meeravali shaik (student)     03 February 2012

Syllabus for ap lawcet



Test Paper Information : The Test is designed to evaluate the candidate's ability and aptitude to pursue the study of Law. The Test consists of three parts. Total number of questions will be 120 and the duration of test is 90 minutes, Maximum marks are 120.


Part - A : Consists of 30 question carrying 30 marks : General Knowledge and Mental Ability

Part - B : Consists of 30 question carrying 30 marks : Current Affairs

Part - C : Consists of 60 question carrying 60 marks : Aptitude for the Study of Law

For 5 year Law Course, the standard expected is of Intermediate level and for 3 year Law Course, the standard expected is of Degree Level.



Part - A : 40 Questions....40 marks

1) JURISPRUDENCE : 20 Questions....20 marks

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


2) CONSTITUTIONAL LAW : 20 Questions....20 marks

Nature of the constitution: Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy, Center - State Relations, Emergency provisions, Amendments to the constitution, privileges of legislature.


Part - B : 80 Questions....80 marks

3) PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW : 16 Questions....16 marks

International Law and Municipal Law, Subjects, State Territory, Air, Sea and outer space, nationality and Statelessness, Extradition, Asylum, State Jurisdiction, United Nations & Human Rights.


4) MERCANTILE LAW : 16 Questions....16 marks

General Principles of Contract ( Sections : 1-75, Indian Contract Act - 1872 ).


5) LABOUR LAW : 16 Questions....16 marks

Trade Union Act 1926. Industrial Disputes Act 1947.


6) CRIMES and TORTS : 16 Questions....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


7) IPR & OTHER LAWS : 16 Questions....16 marks

Copy right Act, 1957; Patents Act, 1970; Environmental Protection Act, 1986; The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, Salient features of Information Technology Act, 2000 and Right to Information Act 2005.


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