ADMISSION PROCEDURE IN LAW COLLEGE
LL.B. (3 Years)
The three-year LL.B. course is offered through the semester system prescribed by the Bar Council of India. All the rules and regulations specified hereinafter shall be read for the purpose of interpretation. The duration of the course is three academic years, with each year comprising semesters. Each semester shall function with 16 weeks of instruction.
A candidate for admission to LL.B. course must qualify at the LL.B. Common Entrance Examination (LAWCET) for that academic year. The candidates will be admitted strictly in accordance with the merit secured at the entrance examination, keeping in view the rules in force in respect of statutory reservation of seats under various categories.
The candidate must be a Graduate (10+2+3 pattern) from a recognized University with 45% of aggregate marks or any other examination recognized as equivalent by the Universities concerned. 44.5% or more shall be rounded off and treated as 45%.
The candidates who have less than the prescribed percentage but have secured the same percentage or more on the aggregate in any PG Degree (Master’s Degree) or B.Ed. are eligible.
THE CANDIDATES WHO HAVE PASSED DEGREE EXAMINATION IN A SINGLE SITTING WITHOUT THE THREE-YEAR COURSE EITHER THROUGH REGULAR/PRIVATE/CORRESPONDENCE AND THOSE WHO OBTAINED THE DEGREE THROUGH OPEN UNIVERSITY DIRECTLY WITHOUT HAVING BASIC QUALIFICATION ARE NOT ELIGIBLE.
B.A., LL.B., (5-Years Integrated Degree)
The college has introduced the five-year B.A., LL.B. course from the Academic Year 2007-08 with a strength of 60 students. The integrated degree course is also offered through the semester system.
An applicant who has completed higher secondary, intermediate or equivalent course from a recognized university in India or abroad from a senior secondary board or equivalent, constituted or recognized by the Union or by a State Government or from any equivalent institution from overseas recognized by the Government of that country certifying successful completion of the course, may apply for and be admitted into the B.A., LL.B 5-Year Integrated Degree Course.
Applicants who have obtained the Higher Secondary Pass Certificate through distance or correspondence methods shall also be considered eligible for admission. Those qualifying through the Open University system directly without basic qualification for the law course are not eligible for admission.
Minimum marks in the qualifying examination for admission:
As prescribed by the Bar Council of India, the minimum percentage of marks must not below 45% of the total marks for applicants from the general category; and 40% of the total marks in case of SC and ST applicants, has to be obtained in the qualifying examination such as 10+2 or intermediate examinations for applying for the admissions of the integrated B.A., LL.B., degree course. Marks of 44.5% or more shall be rounded off and treated as 45%.
It is to be noted that meeting the minimum qualifying marks shall not automatically entitle a person to get admission but shall only entitle the applicant to fulfil other institutional criteria notified by the institution or government to apply for admission.
NOTE: THERE IS A RELAXATION OF 5% OF MARKS IN THE ABOVE QUALIFYING EXAMINATION FOR THE 3-YEAR/5-YEAR LAW COURSE IN FAVOUR OF THE CANDIDATES FROM THE SC/ST CATEGORIES.
LL.M (Labour Law)
The LL.M. Master’s degree course offered at the college is in two streams viz., regular and Self-Financed. The Regular course is offered in three branches of specialization –Constitutional Law, Corporate Laws and Labour Law. The Self-financed stream of LL.M. course offers three branches –Alternative Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property Rights, and International Trade and Economic Law during the evening hours. This two-year master’s programme is offered via the semester system.
A candidate eligible for admission for the LL.M. course must qualify the PGLCET Examination conducted by the A.P. State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) for that academic year. Candidates will be admitted strictly per the merit secured at the entrance examination, keeping in view the rules in force in respect of the statutory reservation of seats under various categories. The two-year course is divided into four semesters; each semester shall comprise 15 weeks of instruction.
Specializations Offered in Regular Course (Daytime) – Labour Law
The candidate should have passed LL. B. from a recognized University.
THE APPLICANTS WHO HAVE OBTAINED 10+2 OR GRADUATION/POSTGRADUATION THROUGH OPEN UNIVERSITIES WITHOUT HAVING BASIC QUALIFICATION ARE NOT ELIGIBLE INTO LAW COURSES.