LAW GAT 2024: Complete Guide, Syllabus & Registration Date

Islamabad – HEC announced Law GAT 2024. The online registration for LAW GAT 2024 has started now. Law GAT is a necessary test to enroll as an Advocate with Bar Council. You can download New Syllabus for the LAW GAT Test for the 03 October test. You will also know about the Eligibility, paper pattern, registration process, and past papers for Law GAT 2024.

How to Register for GAT

To register for LAW GAT you have to log in on the HEC official Website.  If you find any difficulty during the registration process then you should contact or visit your nearest HEC office.  Your application will consist of two steps:

  • Profile Completion using the “My Profile” section on the same HEC website
  • And application submission using the “Law GAT Test” link or menu panel in the left-hand sidebar of the online portal.
  • application submission comprises two steps: profile completion using the “My Profile” section, and application submission using the “Law GAT Test” link on the menu panel in the left-hand sidebar of the online portal.
  • Only SUBMITTED applications will be considered for LAW-GAT Test and applications in SAVE or
  • The INCOMPLETE mode will not be entertained.
  • A test fee of Rs. 3000/- is to be deposited via 1link 1bill invoice participating Bank/ATM online mobile banking JazzCash/Upaisa
  • Once you have selected 1link 1bill invoice payment service, open /sign in to your mobile app and click on bill payment or payment services (as per your mobile banking app options.)
  • Click on 1bill invoice payment services and enter the consumer number generated by the ETC portal. Once you see the details, pay the amount. The test fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • After depositing the fee through 1link 1bill invoice, click on verify online payment on ETC dashboard.
  • The candidates must get queries/complaints resolved before the closure of the web registration portal. Queries/complaints handing beyond the registration deadline will be denied by the system due to logistics security reasons.

Note: It is mandatory to bring a printout of Roll number slip and original CNIC / passport on test day. otherwise, the candidate will not be allowed to take the exam.

HEC will consider only online submitted applications. Must see the advertisement for any new changes.

Last Date to Apply for Law GAT

The last date to apply for Law GAT is March 12, 2024. You can apply online via HEC ETC portal for Law GAT.

Schedule for Law GAT

The Law GAT test will tentatively be held on March 31, 2024. Any change in test date, due to unavoidable circumstances, shall be communicated to Candidates through and

Email /SMS will be sent to registered applicants for test date and venue. Candidates are required to provide a valid email/mobile number while filling the online application form.

To Prepare for the Law GAT exam download our Law GAT Preparation App now:

Law GAT Preparation App

Eligibility for Law GAT

All the candidates who have acquired a bachelor’s degree in law from a university recognized by HEC and Pakistan Bar Council are eligible to apply.

  • Candidates are required to submit an LL.B degree with copies of detailed transcript/marks certificates of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd years LL.B examination. In case of LL.B degree has not been issued the candidate may submit a detailed transcript marks certificate of the LL.B (final year) examination.
  • Candidates have a maximum of three chances to clear the test, NTS™ conducts the test thrice a year.
  • Students awaiting results are not eligible to apply.
  • A 50% score is required to qualify for the assessment test.
  • Candidates will have to meet other criteria, if any, as per the rules and regulations of the Pakistan Bar Council.

Other Requirements/Conditions

  • 50% score is required to pass the test.
  • Applicants will have to meet other criteria if any as per rules and regulations of PBC.
  • Applicants will have a maximum of seven chances to clear the test. HEC will conduct the test on a quarterly basis.

Syllabus for Law GAT 2024

Law GAT 2024 will be held as per the following syllabus:

The Syllabus of the Law Graduate Assessment Test (LAW -GAT)
Sr. NoTitle Percentage
1Constitutional History of Pakistan (Cases)

i. Maulvi Tamiz-ud-Din Khan Vs. Governor General of Pakistan (PLD 1955 F.C. 240)ii. The State vs. Dooso and Other (PLD 1958 S.C 533)iii. Miss Asma Jilani vs Government of Pakistan (PLD 1972 S.C 139)iv. Begum Nusrat Bhutto Vs. Chief of Army Staff (PLD 1977 S.C 657)v. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Vs. President of Pakistan (PLD 1993 S.C 473)vi. Al-Jehad Trust vs Federation of Pakistan (Judges Case (PLD 1996 S.C 324)vii. Zafar Ali Shah and Others vs. General Pervez Musharraf, Chief Executive of Pakistan (PLD 2000 S.C 869)viii. Khan Asfandyar wali and others vs. Federation of Pakistan (PLD 2001 S.C 607) Constitutional History of Pakistan 1973 Constitution of Pakistan



2) Constitution of Pakistan 1973

Fundamental Rights i.e., From Preamble to articles 40; Parliament i.e., Articles 50-89; the Judicature, i.e., Articles 175-212)


3) International Law

i. United Nation Charter

ii. International Court of Justice


English: (Jurisprudence by Sir John Salmond for LLB Student) Islamic: (Islamic Jurisprudence by Prof Imran Ahsan Khan Nyazee)
3Civil Procedure Code

CPC (from the preamble to 12, 15-20, 47, 75, 96, 104, 115, 151.

Orders 1, 6-9, 39, 41, 43)
4Criminal Law

1) PPC

i. Chapter 2 (General Explanations/Definitions).
ii. Chapter 4 (General Exception)
iii. Chapter 16 (Offences Affecting the Human Body).
iv. Chapter 16-A (Wrongful restraint & Wrongful Confinement).
v. Chapter 17 (Offences against Property).

2) Cr. P.C 

i. Chapter 1 (Preliminary Definitions).
ii. Chapter 5 (Arrest, Escape, and Retaking).
iii. Chapter 7 (Processes to compel the production of documents & other moveable property, and for the discovery of persons wrongfully confined).
iv. Chapter 8 (Security for keeping the peace and for good behavior).
v. Chapter 10 (Public Nuisance)
vi. Chapter 11 (Temporary orders in urgent cases of nuisance and apprehended danger).
vii. Chapter 14 (Information to the police and their powers to investigate-FIR).
viii. Chapter 16 (Complaints to the magistrate).
ix. Chapter 17 (The commencement of proceedings before the court).
x. Chapter 31 (of Appeals)
xi. Chapter 39 (of Bail)

5Law of Evidence

i. Qanoon-e-Shahadat Order, 1984 Principles

6Professional Ethics

Canons of Professional conducts and Etiquette of Advocates
Ch 12 (Rule 134- 175 B) Pakistan Legal Practitioners & Bar
Councils Rules, 1976.


Law GAT Preparation Material

For preparing for LAW GAT we have arranged some Important Papers of LAW. You should attempt these papers before appearing in the LAW GAT  examination. View LAW GAT Past papers by clicking here. You can also view them separately here.

LAW GAT Past Paper:

LAW-GAT Test Centers

HEC Law GAT 2022 will be held in the following cities:

  • Islamabad
  • Lahore
  • Karachi
  • Sukkur
  • Abbottabad
  • Quetta
  • Multan
  • Hyderabad
  • Turbat
  • Bahawalpur
  • Peshawar
  • Muzaffarabad
  • Faisalabad
  • Gilgit

Law GAT Result 2024

The Final Result of the Law Graduate Assessment Test will be available on the HEC online portal.

To Prepare for Law GAT exam download our Law GAT Preparation App now:

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To conclude I can say that Law GAT is a remarkable step by the HEC and PBC to reshape this dynamic profession. Now if you have any questions please write them in the comment section below.

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