Rajarshi Janak University (RJU) offers 5 years law program spread across 10 semesters.
Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Legislative Law (BALLB) at Rajarshi Janak University basically aims to enrich law students with comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge in indigenous as well as foreign legal traditions, lawyering skills, and research to meet the challenges of the age.
- To provide students with thorough knowledge of legal subjects and their governance.
- To introduce social, political, as well as economic theories and their interconnection with law .
- To educate the students about importance and scope of the discipline.
- To sensitize students regarding the matters of culture, diversity, gender, human behavior, and issues of sustainability.
- To broaden the horizon of the students particularly in identifying their own legal competencies.
The course intends to produce capable human resource skillful enough to serve the legal field of the country. RJU through BALLB hopes to increase competency and integrity among the students. It is the purpose of the program to enable applicability of legal studies in Nepal and help students explore various fields they can work in within Law.
Intermediate / PCL or +2 level in any stream with minimum 45% marks or 'D+' grade in each subject.
Candidates are also required to clear the entrance examination.
The undergraduates have wide scope in and around the legal fields. They can opt for career in traditional legal fields as advocate, public prosecutor, lawyer, and law firm workers. Similarly, they can opt for a little unconventional career option as legal advisors for Multi National Corporation (MNC) and other companies.
|S.N.||Course Code||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|BALLB First Semester|
|1||HL 101||Fundamental Principle of Jurisprudence||4|
|2||HL 102||Fundamentals of the Nepalese Economy||4|
|3||HL 103||Legal and Judical History of Nepal||2|
|4||HL 104||Outline to Sociology||4|
|5||HL 105||Introduction to Political Thoughts||4|
|BALLB Second Semester|
|1||HL 153||Concepts of Law and Justice||4|
|2||HL 154||>td >2||30|
|3||HL 161||Nepalese Constitution||4|
|4||HL 162||Clinical Work||2|
|5||HL 163||Laws of Crime I||4|
|BALLB Third Semester|
|1||HL 202||Procedural Law I||2|
|2||HL 203||Laws of Crime II||4|
|3||HL 212||Legal Nepali||4|
|4||HL 213||Procedural Law II||2|
|5||HL 222||Legal English||4|
|6||HL 233||Street Law and Legal Awareness Program Participation||4|
|BALLB Fourth Semester|
|2||HL 253||Family Law||2|
|3||HL 254||Land Law||2|
|4||HL 261||Human Rights||2|
|5||HL 265||Housing Law of Nepal||2|
|6||HL 266||Lawyering Ethics||2|
|7||HL 267||Clinical Works: Interaction with Lawyers and Prosecutors||2|
|BALLB Fifth Semester|
|1||HL 305||Legal Research||2|
|2||HL 306||Clinical Practice: Criminal Trial Advocacy||2|
|3||HL 310||Clinical Practice: Drafting of Criminal Case Documents||4|
|4||HL 333||Forensic Crime Investigation||4|
|5||HL 345||Fiscal Crime||4|
|BALLB Sixth Semester|
|1||HL 356||Clinical Practice: Civil Cases Trial Advocacy||4|
|2||HL 357||Clinical Practice: Drafting of Civil Cases Documents||4|
|3||HL 366||Intellectual Property Right Law||4|
|4||HL 377||Cyber Crime and Law||4|
|5||HL 387||Advance Jurisprudence||4|
|BALLB Seventh Semester|
|1||HL 401||Constitutional Law I||4|
|2||HL 405||Public International Law||4|
|3||HL 407||Contract Law I: Cases Documents||4|
|4||HL 410||Clinical Works: Outreach Program on Situation of Application of Law||4|
|5||HL 433||Social Welfare and Social Works||2|
|BALLB Eighth Semester|
|1||HL 455||Constitutional Law II||2|
|2||HL 466||Private International Law||2|
|3||HL 469||Human Rights||4|
|4||HL 479||Environment Law||4|
|5||HL 489||Contract Law II||4|
|BALLB Ninth Semester|
|1||HL 305||Legal Philosophy||4|
|2||HL 510||Energy Law (Optional)||4|
|3||HL 515||Civil Aviation Law (Optional)||4|
|4||HL 535||Tourism Law (Optional)||4|
|5||HL 540||Clinical Practice: Write Jurisdiction, Practice and Drafting||2|
|6||HL 542||Banking Law (Optional)||4|
|7||HL 547||Insurance Law (Optional)||4|
|8||HL 549||Taxation Law (Optional)||4|
|Total Credit||34||Reading only: 6+12=18 Cr.|
|BALLB Tenth Semester|
|1||HL 555||Externship Work and Dissertation||4|
|2||HL 560||Land Law||2|
|3||HL 565||International Humanitarian Law||2|
|4||HL 570||Medico-Forensic, Digital Forensic, Texicology and Serology||2|
|5||HL 580||Internship and Placement||4|
|Compulsory Subjects: 164 Cr. Optional Subjects: 12 Cr. Complete Syllabus: 188 Cr.|