Punjab University Academic Staff Association has congratulated Chairman Department of Physics Prof Dr Shaukat Ali on dismissal of writ petition against his Matriculation certificate by Double Bench of Lahore High Court. In a Press statement, PUASA President Dr Ehsan Sharif and Secretary Javed Sami said that the group fanning baseless and negative propaganda against senior teachers of high integrity had again been unveiled. They said that it proved that the group was trialing Dr Shaukat Ali on the basis of false propaganda. They said that the decision of Honorable Lahore High Court Lahore was the victory of truth and PU teachers were thankful to the judiciary. According to details, Munir Awan, a dismissed employee of Punjab University, had filed a writ petition in the Lahore High Court Lahore challenging the Matriculation certificate of Prof Dr Shaukat All.

In the beginning of the case, the Lahore High Court barred Dr Shaukat Ali from working. Later, Dr Shaukat Ali was reinstated by the order of Supreme Court of Pakistan and referred the case to the double bench of Lahore High Court Lahore. The LHC double bench, consisting of Justice Ejaz Ahmed and Justice Shahid Bilal Hassan, dismissed the petition filed by Munir Awan after hearing the arguments of counsels of both the parties.