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Frequently Asked Questions

This is a highly incorrect view. It could be partly true about other colleges but at PCL high-grade students will find the right environment to develop. Even otherwise, it is an established phenomenon worldwide that legal education is most competitive and only students with exceptional grades are admitted for it. Legal education at PCL involves analysis of legal concepts in depth, which provides intellectual growth and numerous career opportunities. At PCL, legal education has become a rising craze for high merit female students. Not only this but at PCL the ratio of students from G.C, K.C and Aitchison College is higher than in any other college. The core group of students at PCL is of very high academic merit. All these facts make legal education at PCL a very desirable prospect for high-grade students.

The only qualification required is that the applicant must have earned a B.A/ B.Sc /B.Com or equivalent degree from a recognized university. Those who are waiting for their B.A results are still eligible to apply on the provisional basis. Qualifications required for the London University Programme are ‘A’ Levels, ‘O’ Levels, B.A/BSc and or an LL.B for the LL.M programme.

Yes. But final confirmation of an admission is subject to the University’s rules and passing of final examinations successfully.

For those applying for the University of Punjab Programme, they must hold a degree equivalent to B.A, BSc. and fulfill the rules framed by the Government of Pakistan. For international applicants interested in the University of London Programme, the rules shown in the College prospectus are applicable.

An applicant can get the “Admissions Application Form” from the College, which has to be submitted along with the necessary documents.

Yes. As a college policy, every applicant has to be interviewed by admissionʼs panel consisting of Dean, Admission Officer and faculty members.

English is the medium of instruction. It is also the medium of examinations conducted by the University of Punjab and University of London

The academic term begins in September up to June.

For morning session classes are held from 9:00 a.m to 12:30 p.m and the evening session classes are held from 5:00 p.m to 7:30 p.m.

After completing LL.B, a graduate is required to take a written test conducted by the Punjab Bar Council and after successfully passing; he/she can acquire the license to practice as an Advocate.

The opportunities open to a PCL graduate are not limited to only practicing law. We are proud to tell you that there is a wide market for our graduates in Multinational Corp., Banks & International offices such as UNO etc. A graduate may also chose to pursue an LL.M or sit for competitive examinations for government service. At PCL, we have a fully organized career-counseling cell to help you take the best possible career decisions.

Yes. Although foreign universities are very hesitant in recognising LLB degrees from Pakistan, it is our distinction that the qualifications we teach for are not only recognized, they are preferred over most equivalent degrees. This fact is evident from the admission of our numerous graduates to universities such as Harvard, Oxford, Yale, Cambridge, Cornell, Georgetown, and London etc.

For details of the fees, please refer to the relevant section in the prospectus.

Of course! PCL offers:
· 100% scholarships for 1st Division holders (first fifty admissions)
· 100% scholarships for deserving students ( first fifty admissions)

Yes. In four installments. First installment is due at the time of admission and the rest are divided into three equal installments.

10% is reduced from the total fee if you pay the full fee at time of admission.

Yes. The career-counseling cell of PCL helps graduates in their pursuit of higher studies abroad. It keeps itself updated with information regarding scholarships and bursaries offered by foreign universities. Students are offered special assistance in selecting the institution, making applications for scholarships, in preparing their curriculum vitae and transcripts. The recommendations provided by the College to deserving students, assist immensely in acquiring scholarships.

Yes depending upon merit, work & participation in classes, students are offered positions of T.A’s (Teaching Assistants) and R.A’s (Research Assistants)

There is no College uniform per-se. However, the College expects all its students to keep in mind their future status as Lawyers in regards to their clothing

Certainly. Our English literary society will be more than pleased to help you with your language problems. We have our English language training workshops, which provide invaluable assistance to the students for overcoming their language problems. We also recognize that students come to us with very varied, and at times, insufficient educational experiences; Therefore we aim to make up all these deficiencies by our intensive training programs, so that by the end no one feels disadvantaged in any way.

The different teaching methods we use at PCL include formal lecturing, tutorials, seminars, workshops, law moots and summer camp. These methods are not only original and creative but are also well abreast with the needs of time. Our main principles to maintain close links between the faculty and student body to promote the sense of professional excellence among students.

Well, there are more than obvious reasons for selecting PCL over all other law colleges. PCL offers its graduates 100% job placement, and ensures all other possible career opportunities. Our law graduates perform better in the competitive examinations and we are proud that all our law graduates perform to the satisfaction of their employers and foreign universities. Another fact that makes PCL an evident choice is faculty. It is a fact that PCL has the best teaching faculty consisting of a large number of eminent legal scholars in Pakistan. All of these facts make the PCL the best academic choice you can make.