Top 10 Law Universities of Pakistan 2019

There are many Law universities in Pakistan. Among Top 10 Law Universities, most of the Law Universities are public sector Universities. Although there are many private sector law universities in Pakistan and providing quality law education in the country. Law is a dynamic career, especially after the vanishing of the 3-year LL.B program. Now the 5-Year LL.B program is offered in all the Top 10 Law Universities of Pakistan. The Law Admission Test is the fundamental test for getting admission in 5-year LL.B program. These Top 10 Law universities are both private and public sector universities. These rankings are based on the Higher Education Commission (HEC) rankings. Every year HEC ranks these the universities according to their performance in the past academic year. These Top 10 Law Universities are also ranked by the HEC after evaluation of their performance in past year.

So, let’s have a look at these Top 10 Law Universities of Pakistan.

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10. Riphah International University, Islamabad
9. Islamia University, Bahawalpur
8. University of Peshawar
7. Government College University, Faisalabad
6. Bahauddin Zakriya University, Multan
5. Government College University, Lahore
4. Lahore University of Management Sciences
3. University of Karachi
2. Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad
1. University of the Punjab

Now let’s have a look at some of the details about these Top 10 Law universities and their short history with law programs.

10. Riphah International University, Islamabad

Riphah International University, Islamabad is a private sector university in Islamabad. This is categorized as a charter university of Pakistan. It was established back in 2002. This university offers both LL.B and LL.M program. The University was established with an objective of providing professionals with Islamic moral and ethical norms. This university is the trust of a non-profit organization. The name of this organization is Islamic International Medical College Trust who was established back in 1995. The initial step of this organization was established the Islamic International Medical College, Rawalpindi, back in 1996 by its Founding Managing Trustee Major General Zulfiqar Ali Khan.

Currently, the University different academic department along with 11 faculties with an awesome overseas project which is Ras Al Khaima College of Dental Sciences, United Arab Emirates. This university aims to open another campus in Mauritius very soon. HEC gave this university a score of 56 out of 100.

9. Islamia University, Bahawalpur

The Islamia University of Bahawalpur was established back in 1925. The Jamia Abbasia was declared as a common University back in 1975 and it was then renamed as Islamia University of Bahawalpur. At first, this university started education services at Abbasia and Khawaja Fareed Campuses with only 10 educational Departments. Then for the purpose of enhancing education in the city, 1250 acres of land was allocated to this university on Hasilpur Road which is about 9 KM away from the main city.

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Currently, this university has increased the department to 45 those are offering 74 various disciplines. Unlike conventional disciplines of Religious Affairs, Languages, Social and Basic Sciences; this university also providing education in the areas of Business Administration, Engineering, Agriculture, Veterinary Sciences, Computer, Law and Legal Affairs, and many other modern educational disciplines.

The law department was established back in 1979. Initially, it offered 2 years LL.B program. Then in 1992, it was extended to 3-year LL.B program. Now, this university offer Law in semester system with 5 years of LL.B Program. The first-ever LL.B in English medium was offered in this university. HEC gave this university a score of 57 out of 100.

8. University of Peshawar

The University of Peshawar was established in 1950. Sir, Sahibzada Abdul Qayum was the man behind established this university in the province of Sarhad (currently KPK). The Law Department was also established with the university. Both LL.B and LL.M classes are going on regularly. This university has an educational link to the University of Oslo, Norway in the area of Environmental Law. The Human Rights Studies Centre was also a major part of this university.

This university is also offering many certificates and postgraduate diplomas in Law. Many of these are Woman Rights, Environmental Law, Human rights, and Children’s Rights Law. This university started LL.M program back in 2008. HEC gave this university a score of 59 out of 100.

7. Government College University, Faisalabad

This Government College University, Faisalabad founded in 1897 as basic Madrisa of Education in Sub-continent. After that in 1905, it was raised to a school and in 1924 it became a College. After a long wait, the university managed to get the status of a University in 2002. The Law Department was established in 2003. This university is offering both LL.B and LL.M program at the same time. HEC gave this university a score of 59 out of 100.

6. Bahauddin Zakriya University, Multan

The Univesity of Multan was founded in 1975 through passing a parliament act. After then the name of this university was changed to Sufi Saint Bahauddin Zakriya. The Gillani Law College was there before the foundation of this university back in 1971. It was annexed to Bahauddin Zakriya University and till now it is working as Department of Law in this university.

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This university is arranging both of the major degrees of Law. The LL.B program of this university is very famous among the new aspirant of Law. The reason is, it has a good passing score. But with the advent of the 5-year program, this university is also giving a very tough time for all the new students who came to this university just to get the LL.B degree. HEC gave this university a score of 60 out of 100.

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5. Government College University, Lahore

Government College University (GCU), Lahore is considered a prestigious university in the country. It was established in Lahore by the British Government in 1864. It remained a college until 2002. In 2002 it was raised to a University level. This university produces very good scholar, and student the most famous of them is (شاعر مشرق), Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal and the Nobel Prize winner Dr. Abdus Salam.

The Law Department of this university is working under the Political Science department and offered Law as an Associate degree. The Law Department was established in 2004. HEC gave this university a score of 63 out of 100.

4. Lahore University of Management Sciences

Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) was founded in 1984 at Lahore. The Law and Social Sciences Department was established in 2011. The Law Department was named after Sheikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law. This university offering B.A LL.B classes but there is no LL.M program yet introduced. But the university aims to start the LL.M classes as soon as possible. HEC gave this university a score of 67 out of 100.

3. University of Karachi

The University of Karachi was also established in 1951 after a parliament act. This was the largest educational facility in the entire Sindh province after independence. Both LL.B and LL.M classes are regularly arranged in this university. Many students who belong to Punjab Province also got admission in the University of Karachi for the LL.M program. Many of them are the Judges of Punjab Judiciary. HEC gave this university a score of 79 out of 100.

2. Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad

The Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad is one of the university in Pakistan who got its approval from the National Assembly in 1966. This university started the educational services with only M.Phil and Ph.D program in its initial years. Later on, many other disciplines like Law, Social Science, Computer Science, Environmental Sciences, and many other programs have been started in this university. Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad offering all these programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

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In the Law Department, both LL.B and LL.M programs are offered in this university. HEC gave this university a score of 86 out of 100.

1. University of the Punjab

The University of Punjab is the largest university in Pakistan. It is spread over 1800 acres of land in the middle of Lahore City. Established in 1882 at Lahore, the University of Punjab is the largest and the oldest educational service of higher learning in Pakistan. It was the first to be established in the sub-continent in Muslim majority area. Before this, there were universities in Bombay, Madras, and Calcutta which was Hindu majority areas. The University has also a summer campus at Khanaspur, located at a height of about 7,000 feet in the Himalayan range near Ayubia. This Campus, in addition to providing research facilities, is also used as a recreational centre for the faculty and the students.

The Punjab University has sub-campuses at Gujranwala and Jhelum with major disciplines like Business, Commerce, Law and IT. The University comprises of 13 faculties, 5 Campuses and more than 70 Department, and other education other educational centers.

Punjab University Law College was there before the establishment of the University. It was founded in 1868. With the foundation of this university, the law college was annexed to this university. In 1935, the 3-year LL.B program was introduced. After that, it was changed to 2-year LL.B program in 1948. After passing many years finally in 1992 it was changed again to the 3-year LL.B program and still carried on. Along with LL.B and LL.M programs, there are many other short courses of Law are offered in this university. The LL.B and LL.M program is offered in Morning and Evening classes. HEC gave this university a score of 98 out of 100.

So, these are the Top 10 Law University of Pakistan. You can also know about the Top 10 Law Universities of ASIA. I hope you must have enjoyed this tutorial about Law universities in Pakistan. You can also check out the article on Life after passing LL.B both negative and positive aspects. I am sure this article will give you a good idea about the Top 10 Law Universities of Pakistan. If yes then must share your opinion and feedback in the comment section given below. Your feedback is highly appreciated.

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