SYLLABUS FOR WRITTEN EXAMINATION:  The written examination shall be of eight subjects. The subjects/syllabus and maximum marks allocated to each subject shall be as given below:-




Maximum Marks

1. English  including essay writing   150
2. General Knowledge, Pakistan Studies & Islamic Studies   150
3. Law-I                 150
4. Law-II                150
5. Law-III          150
6. Law-IV 150
7. Law-V 150
8. Law-VI 150
                                  Total      1200
  Psychological Test  and Viva Voce 200
                                   GRAND TOTAL  1400


1.         English including essay writing

Grammar, Translation, Essay, Precise Writing.


2.         General Knowledge, Pakistan Studies & Islamic Studies


3.         Law-I 

(i)         The Criminal Procedure Code, 1898 (V of 1898).

(ii)         The Pakistan Penal Code, 1860 (XLV of 1860) and .

(iii)        The Qanoon-e-Shahdat Order, 1984 (X of 1984) alongwith precedent Law.


4.         Law-II

(i)         The Offences against property (Enforcement of Hadud) Ordinance,1979 (VI of 1979).

(ii)         The Offences of Zina (Enforcement of Hadud) Ordinance,1979 (VII of 1979)

(iii)        The Offences of Qazaf (Enforcement of Hadd) Ordinance,1979 (VIII of 1979)

(iv)        The Prohibition (Enforcement of Hadd) Order,1979 (IV of 1979).

(v)         The Control of Narcotic Substances Act,1997 (XXV of 1997).

(vi)        The Juvenile Justice System Ordinance, 2000 and

(vii)       The Probation and Parole Laws.


5.         Law-III

(i)         The National Accountability Bureau Ordinance, 1999 (XVIII of 1999)

(ii)         The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1947 (II of 1947) and ACE Rules 1985;

(iii)        The Police Order, 2002 (22 of 2002) with Police Rules relating to Courts     and Investigations;

(iv)        The Jail Manual;

(v)         The Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997 (XXVII of 1997); and

(vi)        The Maintenance of Public Order, 1962 (XXXI of 1962).


6          Law-IV

(i)         The Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973;

(ii)         The High Court Rules & Orders (Volume-III) and Supreme Court Rules;       and

(iii)        15 Important Constitutional Cases and their comparative study and analysis. List of cases is as under:


1.         Federation of  Pakistan and others Vs  Moulvi Tamizuddin Khan.  PLD 1955 Federal Court 240

2.         The State  Vs  Dosso and another. PLD 1958 S.C. (Pak) 533

3.         Miss. Asma Jillani   Vs   The Govt. of the Punjab and another.       PLD 1972 S.C.139

4.         Miss Nusrat Bhutto   Vs Chief of Army Staff. PLD 1977 S.C. 657

5.         Miss Benazir Bhutto  Vs. Federation of Pakistan and another.       PLD 1988 S.C. 416

6.         Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif  Vs  President of Pakistan and another.  PLD 1993 S.C. 473

7.         Govt. of Sindh  Vs. Sharf Faridi and others. PLD 1994 S.C. 105

8.         Al-Jehad Trust  Vs. Federation of Pakistan and others. PLD 1996 S.C. 324

9.         Mrs. Shahida Zaheer Abbasi and four others  Vs President of Pakistan and others. PLD 1996 S.C. 632

10.        Mahmood Khan Achakzai   Vs. Federation of Pakistan and others.  PLD 1997 S.C. 426

11.        Mehram Ali and others  Vs. Federation of Pakistan and others. PLD 1998 S.C. 1445

12.        Malik Asad Ali and others  Vs. Federation of Pakistan and others. PLD 1998 S.C. 161

13.        Sardar Farooq Ahmad Khan Lagari and others.   Vs. President of Pakistan. PLD 1999 S.C. 57

14.        Sheikh Liaqat Hussain and others  Vs.  Federation of Pakistan and others. PLD 1999 S.C. 504

15.        Syed Zafar Ali Shah and others. Vs. General Pervaiz Musharraf Chief Executive of Pakistan and others. PLD 2000 S.C. 869


7.         Law-V

(i)         Legal Maxims;

(ii)         Interpretation of Statutes; and

(iii)        Legal Dictionary (Black’s Law Dictionary).


8.         Law-VI

(i)         Medical Jurisprudence and Forensic Science;

(ii)         The West Pakistan General Clauses Act, 1956 (VI of 1956);

(iii)        The Limitation Act (IX of 1908);

(iv)        The Punjab Land Revenue Act, 1967 (XVII of 1967) and;

(v)         Law of Conveyancing and Pleadings;



(a)        No candidate shall be summoned for Viva Voce and Psychological test unless he has obtained at least 33 percent marks in each individual written paper and 50 percent marks in the aggregate of the written portion of the examination. No candidates shall be considered to have qualified in the examination unless he also obtains at least 50 percent marks in Viva Voce and Psychological tests. Failure in or absence in Viva Voce and Psychological tests shall mean that the candidate has failed to qualify for appointment and his name will not be included in the merit list.


(b)        Names of candidates who qualify shall be arranged in order of merit according to the aggregate marks obtained in the examination.


c)         In the event of a tie, the order of merit shall be determined in accordance with the highest marks secured in the Psychological/Viva Voce tests, should the marks in the Psychological/Viva Voce test of the candidates who tie, be equal then the order of merit shall be decided in accordance with the highest marks obtained by such candidates in the aggregate of the compulsory subjects. If these are the same, then the elder candidate would be placed above the younger one.


d)         Non-Muslim candidates have the option either to attempt Islamic Studies or the same number of questions in a separate section.


e)         The papers on English and General Knowledge, Pakistan Studies & Islamic Studies will be of Graduate level. The six papers relating to Law will be of LL.B. level.


(f)         A candidate must obtain 33 percent marks in each of the written papers. A candidate must obtain 50 percent marks in the aggregate of all written papers. (0.50 or more marks will be rounded off).  Thereafter qualifying candidates must also secure 50% marks in the interview to be finally successful.


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