Tuesday , November 12 2019


HEC Special Equivalence Examination for Law Graduates of Foreign Universities (SEE-Law)

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) is conducting a Special Equivalence Examination for Law Graduates of Foreign Universities (SEE-Law) as per directions of the Supreme Court vide its Order dated March 6, 2018 and Judgment dated August 31. 2018 passed in C.P.134/2012 ‘Pakistan Bar Council vs Federation and others” and as required under the Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) Legal Education Rules, 2015. The law graduates of foreign universities/institutions. recognised by the HEC/PBC are required to pass the Special Equivalence Examination before appearing in Law Graduate Assessment Test (LAW-GAT) which is mandatory to apply to the Bar Council for enrolment as an Advocate.

Online Applications are invited from desirous law graduates who have obtained their law degrees from HEC/PBC recognised foreign universities/institutions.

Pre-requisite Test to Appear in Law Graduate Assessment Test (Law-GAT)

Special Equivalence Examination for Law Graduates of Foreign Universities (SEE-Law)Eligibility Criteria
Details of Examination Centres
• Persons having passed Bachelor’s degree in Law or equivalent from a foreign university/institution recognised by HEC/PBC are eligible to apply.
Curriculum of Special Equivalence Examination (SEE -Law)
• Special Equivalence Examination (SEE-Law) will be held in the following five subjects:
1. Constitution of Pakistan
2. Civil Procedure Code
3. Criminal Procedure Code
4. Qanoon-e-Shahadat
5. Specific Relief Act
Test Type
• The test will consist of Multiple Choice
Questions (MCQs).
Date of Examination
• The examination will be conducted on Sunday. June 30, 2019. Any change in the
examination date will be communicated through http://etc.hecgov.pk
• Applicants who registered through HEC online registration process will download their Roll Number Slips through http://etc.hec.gov.pk a week before the examination date.
• Email/SMS will be sent to registered applicants for examination date, time and venue. Candidates are required to provide
valid email/mobile number while filling online application form.
• A print of Roll Number Slip and original CNIC will be required to enter in Examination Centre.
• The examination will be conducted in the Federal and Provincial capitals. Applicants may select any examination centre from the list available in the application form. Please note that examination centre will not be changed after registration.
How to Register
Please visit the following link: http://etc.hec.gov.pk for online registration.
In case of any difficulty during online registration, please send email at etc@hec.gov.pk or visit HEC Secretariat or regional centres for guidance.
B Test fee of Rs. 5000/- is to be deposited online/ATM or through bank draft in the Account No. 01127900567403. Account Title: Higher Education Commission, Bank: Habib Bank Limited. Branch Code: 0112
Applicants are required to submit a copy of fee deposit slip/bank draft through courier or personally at Room No-212, 2nd Floor, HRD Building, HEC, H-8 Islamabad on or before the last date of registration.
C Please mention your CNIC number at the back of the deposit slip/bank draft
The examination fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
Deadline for Online Registration
Last date for online registration is June 15.2019.