HEC Assessment Test (Law-GAT) 2019 for enrollment as an advocate with Bar Council
If you want an advocate in the bar council then you should pass HEC & PBC Law Graduate Assessment Test (Law GAT. The Honorable Supreme Court vide its Order dated March 6, 2018 has directed restoration of the Law Graduate Assessment Test (Law-GAT) by the Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) through the Higher Education Commission (HEC) The objective of Assessment Test is to ensure proper scrutiny and evaluation of a law graduate desirous of joining the legal profession so that only competent individuals possessing necessary basic knowledge of law may enter the legal profession for practicing lav/ Therefore, a law graduate will only become eligible to apply to a Bar Council for enrolment as an Advocate if applicant qualifies the Assessment Test to be conducted by HEC, Pakistan has been so authorized by PBC, pursuant to the aforementioned Order of the Honorable Supreme Court and read with Section 26 (cc) of Legal Practitioners and Bar Council’s Act 1973 and rules of the PBC.
Persons having passed Bachelor’s degree in Law from a university recognized by HEC and PBC are eligible to apply.
As per recommendations of PBC, those candidates v/ho appeared in Law-GAT Test held on September 15, 2019, but could not qualify by securing requisite 50% marks, are also eligible to apply and appear in this Special Law-GAT Test, irrespective of the number of chances they have earlier availed.
How to Register for HEC & PBC Law Graduate Assessment Test Law GAT 2019?
Candidates should visit the official website of HEC and Online apply for the assessment GAT Test. The test fee is Rs 3000 and deposits it online You
can make a bank draft in the favor of HEC Habib Bank Limited branch code 0112.
The copy of your LLB degree and rest of the detailed transcripts and deposit slip or the bank draft has to be sent
on this address which is: Room number 212.2nd floor. HRD building- HEC. H-8. Islamabad
The test will consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
HEC Law-GAT Test Date:
The test will be conducted on Sunday, December 8, 2019. Any change in the test date will be communicated through http://etc.hec.gov.pk
HEC Online Registration:
Applicants who have registered through HEC online registration process will download their Roll Number Slip through http://etc.hec.gov.pk a week before the test date.
Email/SMS will be sent to registered applicants regarding the test date, time and venue
Candidates are required to provide a valid email/mobile number while filling the online application form.
Last Date: 25th Nov. 2019
Roll number slips
Roll number slips will be given and issued to you on your mentioned postal address along with the exact test date. A print of Roll Number Slip and original CNIC v/ill be required to enter Test Centre.