Nepal Bar Council which is the professional body of lawyers and legal practitioners in Nepal established and operating under Nepal Bar Council Act 2050 (1993) does not require any law school here to be accredited with it, or any other statutory organization. The School of Law, however, has maintained close links with the Council in its development and institutionalization process. It tries to be informed by the law school standards set by American Bar Association as far as applicable in the Nepalese context. Graduates qualify to take the bar exam in Nepal.
Every student applying to Kathmandu University School of Law (KUSL) must take the Law School Admission Test, the KULSAT.
The KULSAT, which carries 120 marks, is designed as a means to evaluate a student's ability and standard to study law. The KULSAT assumes no prior knowledge of any particular area. In other words, it does not test any subject matter that you presumably have studied.
The KULSAT examines English proficiency (vocabulary and grammar), reading and writing skills, and general knowledge that a lawyer must utilize on a daily basis. The scoring and timing of the test are unique. Examination time allotted for the KULSAT is 120 minutes.
The KULSAT is composed of the following sections and contents:
- WRITTEN TEST (100 POINTS)
- English (70 points)
- General Knowledge (30 points)
- INTERVIEW (20 POINTS)
For more information download the PDF: Kathmandu University Law School Admissions Test (KULSAT) Curriculum.pdf
Kathmandu University School of Law is committed to providing a range of scholarships to help students fund their education. Currently it only offers Merit Scholarships and KUSL is trying to introduce other scholarships options too.