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LLB Part 2’s paper marking accurate: Dr Shazia Qureshi
LLB Part 2’s paper marking accurate: Dr Shazia Qureshi


LAHORE: (Tuesday, November 22, 2016): Punjab University Law College Principal Dr Shazia Naureen Qureshi has said that the marking of LLB Part 2’s paper Mercantile Law was accurate and as per routine and no unjust was found with the candidates during the investigation of marking of all the solved papers. She was addressing a press conference to share details of Fact Finding Committee at Punjab University Club here on Tuesday. Principal Quaid-e-Azam Law College Nafeer A Malik, Chairman Fact Finding Committee and Assistant Professor PU Law College Dr Aman Ullah Malik and other members of the committee were present on the occasion.

Addressing the press conference, Dr Shazia Qureshi said that the result of the students of PU Law College and good private colleges was good and as per routine in the paper of Mercantile Law. However, she said, a large number of students of some private colleges performed poor in the said paper which affected overall pass percentage of the result. She said that however, the committee decided to award 5 marks to all the students in the paper of Mercantile Law on compassionate ground. She said that the students had obtained good marks in rest of the papers of LLB Part 2 and after award of these marks in Mercantile Law, their result would be improved and as many as 625 students would get benefit of this decision. Dr Sazia Qureshi said that principals of private colleges including Pakistan Law College, Punjab Law College, Qauid-e-Azam Law College and National Law College were included in the fact finding committee and all marked papers were shown to them. To a question, Dr Shazia Qureshi said that there were some other motives behind such baseless protests. She said that a few activists of Islami Jamiat Talaba were expelled from the college and IJT wanted to pressurize administration for restoration of the expelled students through such demonstrations. She said that the administration would not take any pressure. She also clarified that the decision of the committee would also not be cited as precedent in future to provide any relief. Responding another question, she said that the private secretary of Dean Faculty of Law, who was shown in a video marking papers of LLB, had a degree of LLM and was eligible to mark LLB papers. Addressing the press conference, Principal Quaid-e-Azam Law College Nafeer A Malik said that we were thankful to Punjab University administration for taking us on board on the issue and made us part of the fact finding committee. He said that after seeing marked papers of Mercantile Law, all the principals agreed that the papers had been marked accurately, no unjust was found and the examination system of the university was fool proof. He said that we recommended the administration to award 5 marks in the subject of Mercantile Law.