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.
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 analysing and examining the economic, cultural and political impact
of enacted laws.
Roadmap Bachelors in Arts & Law (BA – LL. B)
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.
1. English - 1
2. Pakistan Studies
4. Fundamental of Economics
5. Introduction to LAW
6. Skills Development - 1
1. English - 2
2. Islamic Studies/Ethics
3. Political Science
4. Legal system of Pakistan
5. History of South Asia
6. Skills Development - 2
1. English - 3
2. Logic and reasoning
3. Islamic jurisprudence - 1
4. LAW of torts
5. LAW of contract - 1
6. Research methods
1. Human rights LAW
2. Constitutional LAW - 1 (Comparative)
3. LAW of Contract - 2
4. Islamic jurisprudence - 2
5. Comparative Religions
1. Jurisprudence - 1
2. Constitutional Law - 2
3. Islamic Personal Law - 1
4. Criminal Law - 1
5. Law of Property - 1
1. Jurisprudence - 2
2. Corporate Law
3. Islamic Personal Law - 2
4. Criminal Law - 2
5. Law of Property - 2
1. Public International Law - 1
2. Constitutional history of Pakistan
3. Civil Procedure - 1
4. Criminal Procedure - 1
5. Law of Evidence - 1
6. Legal Drafting - 1
1. Public International Law - 1
2. Equity and Specific Relief
3. Civil Procedure - 2
4. Criminal Procedure - 2
5. Law of Evidence - 2
6. Legal Drafting - 2
1. Administrative Law - 1
2. Legal Ethics
3. Elective - 1
4. Elective - 2
5. Moot Cases and Role Playing
1. Administrative Law - 2
2. Interpretation of Statutes
3. Research Project
4. Elective - 3
4. Elective - 4
Students appeared in Inter Part II or equivalent exams are eligible for admission in Bachelors, while students holding Bachelors are eligible for admission in Masters Programs.
For admission in Bachelor programs in Engineering, students must achieve minimum 60% marks in Intermediate (Pre-engineering) or equivalent examinations. There is a quota of 5% allocated for DAE students.
For admission in Bachelor programs in Health and Life Sciences, students must achieve minimum 60% marks in Intermediate (Pre-medical) or A level (Pre-Medical/Science).
For admission in Bachelor programs of Faculty of Computer Sciences, Management Sciences, Humanities, Law, Technology, and Art and Design, students must achieve minimum 50% marks in Intermediate or equivalent examinations.
Bachelor degrees are of four years duration with exception of Architecture, Doctor of Physiotherapy and few others that are of five years duration.
Masters degrees are of 1.5-2 year duration with 30-36 credit hours.
Student seeking admission in Masters program must have completed sixteen years of relevant education i.e. students seeking admission in MBA must hold BBA degree. It is to be noted that students with CGPA below 2.5 in undergraduate degree are not eligible for admission in Masters program.
Students with non-relevant 16-years degree must spend a year to complete prerequisite courses of respective Masters e.g. BSCS joining MBA must study 11 business courses.
Students holding 14 years Bachelors must spend 2 years to complete prerequisite of respective Masters e.g. BA joining MBA must study 22 business courses.
Students seeking admission in PhD program must have completed an MS/ MPhil degree with Thesis of 06 credit hours or its equivalent degree with thesis of 06 credit hours, in the relevant field from an accredited educational institution, with minimum CGPA of 3.0/ 4.0 in semester system, or 70% marks in annual system, with no third division (annual system) or D grade (semester system) throughout the academic career. GRE (subject) as per HEC policy or NTS GAT (subject) with minimum score of 60.
Selection of applicant shall be on merit, determined on the basis of marks of last exams, entry test and an interview.
University conducts its own admission tests. For Masters external entry tests like GMAT & GRE are also acceptable.
Applicants must apply for admission online at University website.
Applicants awaiting results are also eligible to apply for admission in certain programs.
Applicants bearing O & A-Level are required to submit their Equivalence Certificate.
Students must ensure that they meet admission criterion. All admissions are granted “Provisionally.” If at any time documents of students are found incorrect, all consequences are student’s responsibility.
University reserves the right to alter rules & fee any time without former intimation.
University has not authorized anyone for preparation of its Entrance Tests.
Dues once submitted are non-refundable unless specified on fee bill.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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