About Us

University Law College, University of the Punjab, is the finest and oldest seat of legal learning in the country. The University Law College is known as the birth place of the finest legal minds in the subcontinent and has been the epitome of judicial heritage in Pakistan since its inception. A number of eminent bureaucrats, politicians, lawyers and judges of higher and superior judiciary are graduates of the college and continue to serve the country to the best of their abilities. Other than training young legal minds, the college focuses on personality development and grooming of students into responsible citizens.
Law College was established in 1868, fourteen years before the University of the Punjab and has a rich history and culture. It later became one of the constituent Colleges of the University of the Punjab. Law classes were initiated by Anjuman-i-Punjab in 1868 and were taken over by the College in 1870. Initially, the degree was spanned over two years. In 1873 entry test was introduced for admission purposes in the program and in the same year Chief Court allowed the college to hold pleadership Examination. In 1887, passing of intermediate examination was made a prerequisite for admission in the law program. Later that year, three-fourth attendance was made mandatory for appearing in the examination. In 1890, Government of India empowered the college to confer LL.B. and LL.D. degrees. In order to appear in the LL.B. examination, it was necessary for the aspiring candidates to have graduated in Arts and to have passed the intermediate or the Licentiate in the Law examination.

Our Vision

The University Law College, being cognizant of the fact that sustainable development in the contemporary world is not possible without proper implementation of law, is committed to impart quality legal education. The University Law College aims at steering University of the Punjab to be a leading public university in providing affordable legal education to develop the culture of thinking, research and advocacy..

Our mission

To be a torchbearer and trendsetter in the field of legal education in the country:

  • To ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote life-long.
  • To educate and train future lawyers.
  • To Improve the quality and standard of legal education to conform the national and international needs.
  • To develop a culture of legal research and legal reasoning.
  • To develop a culture of legal research and legal reasoning.
  • To develop a culture of legal research and legal reasoning.