Recognized Universities
Universities and Degree Awarding Institutions in Pakistan and outside Pakistan.

Pakistani Universities:

Universities/Degree awarding Institutions awarding degrees in Law:

(1) University of the Punjab, Lahore

(2) Karachi University, Karachi

(3) University of Sindh, Hyderabad

(4) University of Baluchistan, Quetta

(5) Bahauddin Zakria University, Multan

(6) Peshawar University, Peshawar

(7) Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan

(8) Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur

(9) Islamia University, Bahawalpur

(10) Hamdard University, Karachi

(11) International Islamic University, Islamabad

(12) Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)

(13) University of Sargodha (w.e.f. 16-03-2006)

(14) Government College University, Faisalabad (w.e.f. 04-07-2006)

(15) Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education, Karachi (w.e.f. 18-10-2006)

(16) University of South Asia, Lahore (w.e.f. 27-03-2008)

(17) Hazara University, Mansehra (w.e.f. 14-05-2008)

(18) The University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Muzaffarabad (w.e.f. 01-07-2008)

(19) The University of Gujrat, Gujrat (w.e.f. 04-04-2009)

(20) The Islamia College (Chartered University), Peshawar (w.e.f. 20-07-2010)

(21) The Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan (provisional w.e.f. 19-09-2010)

(22) Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology, Karachi (w.e.f. 07-11-2012) [remained under suspension for violating the Rules from 05-05-2014 to 30-12-2015 when provisionally restored]

(23) The University of Lahore, Lahore (w.e.f. 26-12-2013)

(24) The Leads University, Lahore (provisinal w.e.f. 14-03-2015)

(25) Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar (provisional w.e.f. 14-03-2015 )

(26) Bahria University, Islamabad (provisional w.e.f. 30-07-2015)

(27) Qurtuba University, D. I. Khan (provisional w.e.f. 30-07-2015)

(28) Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto University of Law, Karachi. (provisional w.e.f. 14-11-2015)

(2) Foreign Universities:


(1) University of Adelaide, Adelaide

(2) Australian National University, Canberra

(3) University of Canberra, Belconnen Act

(4) Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide

(5) University of Melbourne, Melbourne

(6) Murdoch University, Murdoch

(7) University of New South Wales, New South Wales

(8) University of Newcastle, Callagham

(9) University of Notre Dame, Australia, Freemantle

(10) University of Queensland, Brisbane

(11) University of Sydney, Sydney

(12) University of Tasmania, Hobart

(13) University of Western Australia, Nedlands

(14) University of Western Sydney, Penrith South

(15) University of Wollongong, Wollongong


(1) Dhaka University, Dhaka

(2) Chittagong University, Chittagong.

(3) Rajshahi University, Rajshahi

(iii) CANADA:

(1) University of Alberta, Alberta

(2) University of British Columbia, Vancouver

(3) Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario

(4) University of Ottawa, Ontario

(5) University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan

(6) University of Toronto, Ontario

(7) University of Victoria, British Columbia

(8) University of Western Ontario, Ontario

(9) University of Montreal, Qubac

(10) Dalhousie University

(iv) CHINA:

(1) China University of Political Science and Law

(v) EGYPT:

(1) Jamia AI-Azhar, Cairo

(2) Alexendria University, Alexendria

(3) Cairo University

(vi) FRANCE:

(1) Sorbonne University, Paris

(2) Nice University, Nice

(vii) GERMANY:

(1) University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg

(2) University of Munich, Munich

(3) University of Berlin, Berlin


(1) The Honourable Society of King’s Inns, Dublin, Ireland


(1) University of Hong Kong

(x) INDIA:

(1) Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, UP

(2) Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala

(3) University of Delhi, Delhi

(4) Gauhati University, Gauhati, Assam

(5) Gujarat University, Gujarat

(6) Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

(7) Jamia Milia Islamia University, Delhi

(8) University of Jammu, Jammu

(9) Karnataka University, Karnataka

(10) University of Kashmir, Sri Nagar

(11) University of Kerala, Kerala

(12) Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai

(13) Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Baroda Gujarat

(14) University of Mumbai, Mumbai Maharashtra

(15) University of Mysore, Mysore Karnataka

(16) Nagpur University, Maharashtra

(17) National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University, Andhra Pradesh.

(18) Osmania University, Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh

(19) Punjab University, Chandigarh

(20) University of Pune, Maharashtra

(21) Aligarh Muslim University

(22) Gurunanak Dev University, Amritsar


(1) American University, Beirut


(1) University of Utercht, Utercht

(2) University of Amsterdam, Amsterdem


(1) Institute of State & Law, Academy of Science, Moscow.

(2) Institute of International Relations Moscow University.

(3) Patrick Lumamba Freindship University, Moscow

(xiv) UKRINE:

(1) I. Machinikove State University of Odessa, Ukrine


(1) University of Abertay Dundee, Dundee

(2) Aston University, Birmingham

(3) University of Birmingham, Birmingham

(4) Bournemouth University, Poole

(5) University of Bedfordshire

(6) BPP University

(7) Brunel University

(8) University of Bradford, Bradford

(9) University of Brighton, Brighton

(10) University of Buckingham, Buckingham

(11) University of Bristol, Bristol

(12) University of Cambridge, Cambridge

(13) Cardiff University, Cardiff

(14) University of Central England in Birmingham

(15) University of Central Lancashire, Preston

(16) City University, London

(17) Coventry University, Coventry

(18) University College London (UCL)

(19) The University of Law of England and Wales]

(20) De Montfort University, Leicester

(21) University of Derby, Derby

(22) University of Dundee, Dundee

(23) University of Durham, Durham

(24) University of East Anglia, Norwich

(25) University of East London, London

(26) University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh

(27) University of Essex, Colchester

(28) University of Exeter, Exeter

(29) University of South Wales, U.K.]

(30) Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow

(31) University of Glasgow, Glasgow

(32) University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham

(33) University of Greenwich, London

(34) Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

(35) University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

(36) University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield

(37) University of Hull, Hull

(38) Keele University, Keele

(39) University of Kent, Canterbury

(40) Kingston University, Kingston

(41) Kings College, London

(42) University of Lancaster, Lancaster

(43) Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds

(44) University of Leeds, Leeds

(45) University of Leicester, Leicester

(46) University of Lincoln, Lincoln

(47) Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool

(48) University of Liverpool, Liverpool

(49) London Guildhall University (London Met)

(50) London Metropolitan University, London

(51) London School of Economics and Political Science

(52) University of London, London

(53) University of Luton, Luton

(54) Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester

(55) University of Manchester, Manchester

(56) Middlesex University, London

(57) Napier University, Edinburgh

(58) University of Newcastle, Newcastle

(59) North London University (London Met)

(60) Northampton University

(61) University of Notthumbria, Newcastle

(62) Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham

(63) University of Nottingham, Nottingham

(64) Oxford Brookes University, Oxford

(65) University of Oxford, Oxford

(66) University of Paisley, Paisley

(67) University of Plymouth, Plymouth

(68) University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth

(69) Queens Mary University of London

(70) Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield

(71) University of Sheffield, Sheffield

(72) South Bank University, London

(73) Staffordshire University, Stafford

(74) University of Sunderland, Sunderland

(75) University of Surrey, Guildford

(76) University of Sussex , Brighton

(77) Thames Valley University, London

(78) University of Reading, Reading

(79) University of Southampton, Southampton

(80) University of Teesside, Middlesbrough

(81) University of Ulster, Coleraine

(82) University of Warwick, Coventry

(83) University of Westminister, London

(84) University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton

(85) University of Wales, Aberystwyth

(86) Swansea University, Swansea]

(87) University of York, York


(1) International Islamic University, Malaysia

(2) University of Malaya, Kualalumpur

(3) National University of Malaysia, Kualalumpur

(4) University of Maritius, Maritius

(5) University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

(6) University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

(7) University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

(8) Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand

(9) Waikato University, Hamilton, New Zealand

(10) Ahmadu Bellu University, Nigeria

(11) University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

(12) National University of Singapore, Singapore

(13) University of North West, South Africa

(14) University of Port Elizabeth or Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa

(15) University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

(16) Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa

(17) University of the Western Cape, Belleville, South Africa

(18) University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago

(19) University of Zambia, Zambia


(1) American University, Washington D.C.

(2) Arizona University, Tucson

(3) Baltimore University, Baltimore

(4) Boston University, Boston

(5) Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

(6) University of California, Berkeley, CA

(7) University of California – campuses at Davis, Hastings and Los Angeles

(8) California Western School of Law, San Diego, CA

(9) Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.

(10) Chicago University, Chicago

(11) Cincinnati University. Cincinnati, OH

(12) City University of New York, New York

(13) Cleveland State University, Cleveland

(14) Colorado University, Boulder, CO

(15) Columbia University, New York

(16) Connecticut University, Hartfod

(17) Cornell University, Cornell, New York

(18) Denver University, Denver

(19) Duke University, Durham

(20) Florida University. Gainesville. FL

(21) Fordham University, New York

(22) George Mason University, Arlington, VA.

(23) Georgetown University, Washington D.C.

(24) George Washington University, Washington D.C.

(25) Georgia University, Athens

(26) Harvard University, Cambridge

(27) Hawaii University, Honolulu

(28) Houston University, Houston

(29) Howard University, Washington D.C.

(30) University of Illinois, Campuses at Chicago and Champaign

(31) Indiana University, Campuses at Bloomington and Indianapolis

(32) Iowa University, Iowa

(33) Maine University, Portland

(34) Maryland University, Baltimore

(35) Memphis University, Memphis

(36) Miami University, Coral Gables, FL

(37) Michigan University, Ann Arbor, Ml

(38) Minnesota University, Minneapolis, MN

(39) Mississippi University, Mississippi

(40) Montana University, Montana

(41) Nebraska University, Lincoln, NE

(42) New England School of Law, Boston

(43) New Mexico University, Albuquerque, NM

(44) New York University, New York

(45) North Carolina University, Chapel Hill, NC

(46) North Dakota University, Grand Forks, ND

(47) University of Notre Dam, Indiana

(48) Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

(49) Oklahoma University, Norman, OK

(50) Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma

(51) Oregon University, Eugene, OR

(52) Pennsylvania University, Philadelphia

(53) Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, PA

(54) Pittsburgh University, Pittsburgh

(55) San Diego University, San Diego

(56) San Francisco University, San Francisco

(57) Seattle University, Seattle

(58) South Carolina University, Columbia

(59) South Dakota University, Vermillion, SD

(60) Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

(61) Stanford University, Stanford

(62) Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.

(63) Tennessee University, Knoxville, TN

(64) University of Texas campuses at Austin and Arlington

(65) Toledo University, Toledo, OH

(66) Vermont Law School, South Royalton, VT

(67) Virginia University, Charlottesville, VA

(68) Washington University, Seattle, WA

(69) West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

(70) Wisconsin University, Madison, Wl

(71) Wyoming University, Laramie, WY

(72) Yale University, New Haven


(1) The Tashkent State University, Uzbikistan


[Rule 15(ii)]

(1) Pakistani Universities:

Universities/Degree awarding Institutions awarding degrees in Law:

(1) University of Swat, Swat (w.e.f. 21-01-2017)

(2) University of Malakand, Chakdara, Dir Lower (w.e.f. 21-01-2017)

(3) Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University, Lyari, Karachi (w.e.f. 21-01-2017)]

(4) University of Central Punjab, Lahore. (w.e.f. 26-01-2018)]

(5) The University of Management and Technology, Lahore. (provisional for one-year w.e.f. 02-01-2019)

(6) The University of Turbat, Turbat (provisional for one-year w.e.f. 24-01-2019)

(7) The Women University, Swabi (provisional for one-year w.e.f. 08-01-2019)

(8) The Swabi University, Swabi (provisional w.e.f. 05-11-2016)

(9) Zia-ud-Din University, Karachi (provisional for one-year w.e.f. 30-06-2019)

(10) Kinnaird College for Woman, Lahore (provisional for the academic year 2019-2020)

(11) The University of Sialkot, Sialkot (provisional for one-year w.e.f. 16-01-2020)

(12) Mirpur University of Science and Technology, Mirpur (AJK) (provisional for one-year w.e.f. 16-01-2020)]

(13) The Superior College of Law, Lahore. (provisional for one-year w.e.f. 16-09-2020)

(14) The University of Okara, Okara (provisional for one-year w.e.f. 16-09-2020)

(15) National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad

(provisional for one-year w.e.f. 16-09-2020)]

(16) Riphah International Univeristy, Lahore Campus, Lahore

(provisional for one-year w.e.f. 16-01-2020)]

(2) Foreign Universities:

(1) School of Law, University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, USA

(2) School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), U.K.