Bachelor in Law

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Bachelor in Law 2018-07-27T11:50:00+00:00

Overview

The BA LLB (Hons) (5 Years) syllabus has a distinct objective to equip the students with knowledge, skills and attitude to empower the students who shall be capable of successfully meeting the present requirements and conquer the future challenges. The Programme is intended to impart intensive knowledge and training in the subjects and help the students to acquire wider perspectives both for research and professional application. The law component provides professional legal skills including the ability to analyze legal material, understand fundamental legal principles, understand the relationship between law and society, and gain general analytical skills for critical thinking and problem solving. Special emphasis is placed on the development of skills in advocacy, negotiation, legal drafting and legal research.

Students will receive core legal training, including instruction in key substantive areas of the law, such as property, contracts, torts, constitutional law, administrative law, and criminal and civil procedure. Students will acquire critical skills such as the ability to “think like a lawyer” and the ability to make clearly written and organized legal arguments. On graduation, students will be well-equipped for direct employment in an increasing number of jobs where legal training is an advantage, or to pursue further legal education in law school.

Objectives

Bachelors of law provides necessary knowledge that is a pre-requisite to obtain Bar Council registration which is the entry levels of legal practitioners. It further helps to foster study and research into legal theory and values, to examine the relationship between theory and practice and most importantly to enhance opportunities and provide support for scholarly research, writing, and publication. The study of legal principles encourage students to contribute to the society, nation and to all human kind at large. The students through this degree will gain essential knowledge making them capable of analyzing and examining the economic, cultural and political impact of enacted laws.

Roadmap

Student must study 166 Credit Hour. Some courses are compulsory to meet the requirement of your degree and are labelled as core course. Others are optional and are labelled as elective.

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Semester 1 Semester 2
 English – 1 English – 2
Pakistan Studies Islamic Studies/Ethics
Sociology Political Science
Fundamental of Economics  Legal system of Pakistan
Introduction to LAW History of South Asia
Skills Development – 1 Skills Development – 2

Semester 3 Semester 4
English – 3 Human rights LAW
Logic and reasoning Constitutional LAW – 1 (Comparative)
Islamic jurisprudence – 1 LAW of Contract – 2
LAW of torts Islamic jurisprudence – 2
 LAW of contract – 1 Comparative Religions
 Research methods

Semester 5 Semester 6
Jurisprudence – 1 Jurisprudence – 2
Constitutional Law – 2 Corporate Law
Islamic Personal Law – 1  Islamic Personal Law – 2
Criminal Law – 1 Criminal Law – 2
Law of Property – 1  Law of Property – 2

Semester 7 Semester 8
Public International Law – 1 Public International Law – 1
Constitutional history of Pakistan Equity and Specific Relief
Civil Procedure – 1 Civil Procedure – 2
Criminal Procedure – 1 Criminal Procedure – 2
Law of Evidence – 1 Law of Evidence – 2
Legal Drafting – 1 Legal Drafting – 2

Eligibility Criteria

LL.B – 5 Years
  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • 45% marks or 2nd division in F.Sc./FA/I.Com./ICS/A level or equivalent.
    • Test and interview
    • Any other conditions as prescribed by HEC and PBC rules
Note: All candidates will have to pass USA Admission Test and appear in Interview
Important Note for A Level Students: A-Level students are required to submit IBCC equivalent certificate.

Assessment

  • A semester is a sixteen weeks of continuous studies.
  • As per HEC requirement, fifty minutes of class lecture or 100 minutes of supervised lab work done during sixteen weeks of a semester is called a credit hour.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) is a number that indicates a student’s average grade.
GPA GRADE
GPA 4.0 A
GPA 3.0 B
GPA 2.0 C
GPA 1.0 D
  • Cumulative grade point average (CGPA) is the overall GPA earned by the student during the entire tenure of studies. Bachelors (Hons) students are required to obtain a CGPA of 2.0 to graduate.
  • The total number of 40 to 42 courses with a total of 132 credit hours are required to complete a 4-year Bachelor degree program. Additionally, 6 to 12 credit hours of project work is required.
  • Students have to repeat courses with lower GPA to reach a CGPA of 2.0.
  • There are two exams conducted during each semester: mid-term and final-term.
EXAM PERCENTAGE(%)
Mid-Term 20%
Final-Term 40%
Class Attendance 10%
Assignment,Quizzes 30%
  • No supplementary tests are conducted. Students failing in a subject are required to repeat the entire course.
  • Students found guilty of cheating are fined Rs. 10,000 and are required to repeat the course.
  • Student can freeze their semesters by submitting an application to the Director of Student Affairs. A maximum of three semesters can be frozen.
  • Students must report back within the given time failing which their admission will be cancelled.
  • The fee to freeze a semester is Rs. 2,500.
  • Fee deposited for a particular semester cannot be ‘carry-forward’ for another semester even if the student opts to use the freeze option.

Fee Structure

Admission Fee 2018-07-24T10:26:08+00:00
Admission Fee
Admission Fee (One time Charges at the time of admission) 25000 (For all degree programs)
Faculty of Law 2018-07-24T10:21:32+00:00
FACULTY OF LAW
Undergraduate Programs Semester Fee Total Fee
LL.B (5 Years) 50,000 500,000
FACULTY OF HUMANITIES    
Undergraduate Programs    
BS Media Studies 60,000 480,000
Specialization in Media Studies    
Electronics Media(Radio,TV and Film) 60,000 480,000
Print Media(Newspaper,Magazines and Books) 60,000 480,000
Advertising and Public Relations 60,000 480,000
Graduate Programs    
Master of Media Studies 60,000 240,000

Note:

1. Fee for the first semester is payable at the time of admission.

2. Fee for subsequent semesters is payable on first Saturday of December and May.

3. Separate per course fee is charged for Summer Semester that is payable at the time of enrolment.

4. Fee bills are distributed to students in classes and are also available at the accounts office. They can also be printed from the Student portal when the fee becomes due.

5. It is the responsibility of the student to submit the fees before the last date.

6. After due date fine will be charged for late payments

7. Students failing to clear the fee within two weeks past the due date will be denied entry into the campus.

8. Students will not to be allowed to sit in the exam if their dues are not clear

Employment Scope

  • Litigation lawyer
  • Litigation lawyer
  • Civil Litigation Lawyer
  • Criminal Lawyer
  • Legal Analyst
  • Document Drafting lawyer
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Civil Service Administrator
  • Trading Standards Officer
  • Legal Journalists
  • Legal Advisor
  • Public Prosectuting Officer
  • Judicial Officer
  • Teaching Faculty