Admissions Criteria

University of London LLM, LLB, CertHE, & University of the Punjab LLB Programme

Entrance Requirements for LLB (Punjab)

  • Have passed the Laws Entrance Test (LAT) as per HEC rules
  • Have passed FA/FSc/ICom exams from a recognized board with a 2nd Division
  • Have passed the requisite O & A Levels and have an equivalence certificate from the IBCC
  • Appear in the interview and be selected on the course

University of London Admission Criteria - Standard Entry Students

In order to be registered for the LLB (Hons) degree, you must be at least 17 years old and satisfy the following:

  • Either passes in:
    • Two subjects at GCE ‘A’ level + at least three further subjects at GCSE or GCE ‘O’ Level (at or with not less than Grade ‘C’)
    • Three subjects at GCE ‘A’ Level + one further subject at GCSE or GCE ‘O’ Level (at or with less than grade ‘C’)
    • Two subjects at GCE ‘A’ Level + two further subjects at ‘AS’ Level
    • Passes in 4 subjects at A Level with a minimum grade D
  • Have attained a minimum grade ‘C’ in English Language in ‘O’ Level or equivalent
  • BA/ BSc/BCom in upper second division. The admission is open to the graduates of the University of Punjab or (subject to the Syndicate’s approval) of any other recognized university
  • Foreign students should route their application for admissions through the Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad
  • Students holding high school diploma/ degrees of other institutions should contact the Director (Admissions)

University of London Admission Criteria - Graduate Route Students

To be eligible:

  • Must meet the University of London English language requirements
  • Must hold an Honours degree (4 year) or a post-graduate degree from a degree awarding institution acceptable to the University of London

Entrance Requirements for CertHE

To be eligible for CertHe Common Law you must be:

  • 18 years of age or older on 1st September in the year you register with the University of London
  • Admitted to a course of instruction for the CertHE Common Law at an Institute that has been granted “Permission to Teach” status by the University of London.

Selection Criteria

  • Application forms, enclosing all supporting documents and eight colored photographs
  • Written entrance test as per designed by University of London
  • Interview

A student has to pass the written test and also be declared successful in the interview before he/she can be made an offer of admission.

Entrance Requirements for LLM

Entrance Requirements for LLM


For the LLM entry point, you normally need one of the following:

1.       A Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with second-class honours from the University of London.

2.       A second-class bachelor’s degree (or equivalent), where at least half the units are in law-related subjects.

3.       A pass in the Bar Vocational Course (BVC) of England and Wales, or the Qualifying Exam of the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority of England (or corresponding exams in Scotland or Northern Ireland), plus a second-class bachelor’s degree (or equivalent).

4.       The Common Professional Examination or a Graduate Diploma in Law, plus a second-class bachelor’s degree (or equivalent).

5.       You are qualified as a solicitor or barrister in England or Wales or the equivalent elsewhere.

For the PGDip entry point, you normally need one of the following:

1.       A second-class bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from the University of London or an acceptable institution.

2.       A master’s degree.

For entry to the PGCert, you normally need one of the following:

1.       A bachelor’s degree from the University of London or an acceptable institution.

2.       At least five years relevant work experience, such as accounting, banking, finance, or insurance.

English language requirements

1.       You need a high standard of English to study this programme. You meet our language requirements if you have achieved one of the following within the past three years:

2.       (IELTS) International English Language Testing System – overall score of at least 6.5 and at least 6 in the written test.

3.       (TOEFL) Test of English as a Foreign Language – overall score of 92 or above with at least 22 in the Reading and Writing sub-tests and at least 20 in the Speaking and Listening sub-tests.

4.       Pearson Test of English (Academic) – overall score of 59 or above with at least 59 in both Reading and Writing elements and at least 54 in Speaking and Listening elements.

5.       Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English.

6.       Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (grade C or above).

7.       Duolingo: must achieve an overall score of at least 120.

Computer requirements

Provision on the Postgraduate Laws programmes is fully electronic. Our students are expected to have excellent internet access. However, if circumstances prevent you from accessing the internet, you can make a case to the programme director, who has discretion to offer printed copies of the basic learning materials. This is reserved for extra-ordinary circumstances and solely for the purposes of enhancing accessibility: examples include disability or imprisonment.