LAW GAT Syllabus

Law GAT test Total Marks: 100

Constitutional History of Pakistan (Cases) (5 Marks)

i. Maulvi Tamiz-ud-Din Khan vs. Governor General of Pakistan (PLD 1955 F.C. 240).
ii. The State vs. Dosso 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).

2) Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 (10 Marks) 

(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 (05 Marks)

i. United Nation Charter
ii. International Court of Justice

Jurisprudence (10 Marks)

1) English: (Jurisprudence by Sir John Salmond for LLB
Student) (05 Marks)

2) Islamic: (Islamic Jurisprudence by Prof Imran Ahsan Khan
Nyazee) (05 Marks)

Civil Procedure Code (20 Marks)

CPC (From Preamble to 12, 15-20, 47, 75, 96, 104, 115, 151.
Orders 1, 6-9, 39, 41, 43). 

Criminal Law (20 Marks)

1) P.P.C. (10 Marks)
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
v. Chapter 17 (Offences against Property).

2) Cr. P.C. (10 Marks)
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 magistrate).
ix. Chapter 17 (The commencement of proceedings
before court).
x. Chapter 31 (of Appeals)
xi. Chapter 39 (of Bail)

Law of Evidence (20 Marks)

Qanoon-e-Shahdat Order, 1984

Professional Ethics (10 Marks)

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

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