Academic Costumes

The Chancellor, *Pro-Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, Fellows, Officers and Graduates of the University shall wear Academic Costumes as under:-

  • Chancellor & *Pro-Chancellor
    Gown. Black velvet with full sleeves and with two stripes two inches wide, of gold velvet on the border running full length in front; and three stripes, one inch wide and two inches apart, of gold velvet four inches from the bottom of the sleeve.
    Cap. Black velvet academic cap with golden tassel.
     

  • Vice- Chancellor
    Gown. Black velvet with full sleeves and with two stripes two inches wide, of silver velvet on the border running full length in front, and three stripes, one inch wide and two inches apart, of silver velvet four inches from the bottom of the sleeve.
    Cap. Black velvet academic cap with silver tassel.
     

  • Fellows, Deans, Directors, Registrar, Treasurer and Controller of Examinations

    Gown. Black silk with full sleeves.
    Cap. Black silk academic cap with black silk tassel.
    *For this the approval of Academic Council will be needed.
     

  • Bachelors’ Degree

    Gown. Black gown full sleeves.
    Hood. Of black silk with dark blue lining.
     

  • Masters’ Degree

    Gown. Black gown with full sleeves.
    Hood. Of black silk with yellow lining.
    Cap. Black academic cap with black silk tassel.
     

  • Doctors’ Degree

    Gown. Black gown with full sleeves and two stripes, two inches wide, of purple velvet on the border running full length in front, and three stripes, each one inch wide and two inches apart of purple velvet, four inches from the edge.
    Hood. Of black silk with purple silk lining.

    Cap. Black academic cap, with purple tassel

    Note:
    1. The Chancellor and the Vice-Chancellor may, at their option, wear academic costumes  of  velvet or silk.
             
    2. Fellows and Officers of the University may, at their option, wear the academicals  costumers of  the  degrees held by them.
             
    3. Wearing of a cap with the gown shall be optional.
             
    4. A black Jinnah Cap or a white ‘PAGRI’ may be worn as an alternative to the academic  cap.