Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto School of Law

 

Shah Abdul Latif University has started B.A LL.B (5 Years Program). The University has established Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto School of Law. The School has started functioning in the University premises from 2011. The curriculum for Legal education follows the standards prescribed by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in consultation with the Pakistan Bar Council (PBC), a statutory body to regulate legal profession and legal education in Pakistan. There is no other institution in upper Sindh offering such courses as five years LL.B Program. The School is offering five years LL.B Program to train students through legal education in all important subjects of law, legislative methodology and corporate related legal activities as well as the field of Information Technology. 

Vision

Vision is to turn this School into a World class institution of higher learning in law and Human Rights. It would become a hub of research activities in the fields of law and human rights. It would provide feedback to the policy making institutions at provincial, national and international level.

Mission

To help the administration of justice particularly in Sindh and generally in whole country by producing professional lawyers, judges, advisors, solicitors and attorneys, equipped with virtues, civic sense and the spirit to duty, towards the people and respect for the fundamental rights of other fellow human beings.

Academic Regulations

1.                  Attendance will be transferred to the next semester.

1.If a student having less then 75% attendance shall not be allowed to take the final term examination of the course

2.                  Semester freeze

2.1.1                    A student may discontinue his/her studies by seeking semester freezed during the semester before the final term examination on medical grounds or  circumstances beyond his/her control with the written permission of Chairperson/Principal /Director of the Institute/Center subject to the condition that semester fee shall not be transferred/refunded.

2.1.1.1              A student who sought discontinuation of a semester shall have to get approval form the Chairperson/Principal /Director to rejoin the program before the commencement of the semester to be rejoined.

3.                  Promotion, Dropout and Re-admission

3.1  Promotion form First Semester to Second Semester.

3.1.1  A student with Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above in the first Semester shall be promoted to the second semester.

3.1.2 A student with 1.50 >GPA< 2.0 in the first semester may be promoted to the second semester on “Probation”.

3.1.3  A student with 1.50 >GPA< 2.0 not interested in probation status may be allowed to repeat the semester or opting on or two course (s) with lowest grade to obtain one or two course(s) with lowest grade to obtain required GPA by paying the prescribed fee per course.

3.1.4  A student with GPA less than 1.50 in the first semester shall be dropped form the first semester.

3.2 Promotion from the Second and Subsequent Semesters.

3.2.1  A student with Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.0 and above shall be promoted to the next semester.

3.2.2  A student with (CGPA) of 2.0 and above shall be promoted to the next semester on “Probation”.

3.2.3  A student with (CGPA) 1.50or more but less than 2.0, not interested to be awarded probation status may be allowed to repeat the semester or opting one or two course(s) with lowest grade to obtain required CGPA by paying the prescribed fee per course

3.2.4 A student with CGPA less than 1.50 shall be dropped from the semester.

3.3  Probation status shall not be allowed in more than two semesters for graduate programs and three semesters for undergraduate program.

3.4  A student who has availed two probations status as the case may be, and still unable to maintain 2.0 CGPA shall be dropped out from the program as well as from the Department/College /Institute/Center rolls.

3.5 A student who fails to pass any course in three attempts shall be dropped from the program as well as from the Department/College /Institute/Center rolls.

3.6  A student, who has not been required to repeat any course (s) obtain CGPA of less than 1.9 at the end of the last semester, may be allowed to repeat one or two courses in which he/she has obtained the lowest grades, in order to improve the CGPA so as to obtain the minimum of 2.00 failing which he/she shall be dropped out form the program as well as from the Department/College /Institute/Center rolls.

3.7  A student who has been declared to be dropped in 1st, 2nd or subsequent semester due to GPA/CGPA less than 1.5 may be readmitted to the firs or relevant semester with the following conditions:

3.7.1    The student has to pay prescribed re-admission fee in addition to regular semester fee under intimation to the treasurer and the Director Academics

3.7.2   Permission to re-admission shall be obtained from the Chairperson Principal/ Director.

4. Grade Improvement

4.1  A student may repeat the course (s) during the course of study to improve the grades, if course of study to improve the grades, id he/she secures 1.00>GP< 2.0 in a course (s) or obtains grade ‘F’ or grade ‘W’ in a course (s) in both the cases, student shall enroll the course (s) with a   Permission of the Chairperson/ Principal /Director of the Department/College /Institute/Center  in the semester in which the course (s) is being offered, by paying the prescribed enrollment fee. Such course (s) shall be marked under asterisk * (R) in the semester/ official transcript.

4.2       A student who has obtained the final /official transcript issued by the Controller of Examination shall not be allowed to improve his/ her grades.

4.3       In case of improvement, the better grades shall be reflected on the semester/official transcript. However, such students shall not be considered eligible for a position of scholarship in the relevant examination.

 

PROGRAM OFFERED

1.  BA. LLB (Five-year)

 

Location

Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur 
 
Mailing address:
Old National Highway,
Khairpur Mir's, 66020 Sindh, Pakistan
 

Contact

Give us a call at 0243 9280050-54

Email us at info@salu.edu.pk

 

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