Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Laws (BALLB) - Tribhuvan University

Tribhuvan University


5 year(s)

In order to make legal education compatible with changed national and international context, Tribhuvan University, Faculty of law has introduced five years (BALLB) courses from 2010. The course basically aims to enrich law students with comprehensive theoritical and practical knowledge in indigenous as well as foreign legal traditions, lawyering skills, and research to meet the challenges of the age.

Nepal Law Campus has a five year B.A.LL.B. Programme. This programme is conducted in full fees scheme as self sustained programme. The language of instruction and examination is exclusively English. This is a complete and full time five years course. Students must be dedicated & be regular in whole five years course and must be presented in each class. Minimum 80 % attendance is must to attain the final exam. Classes will be conducted in day time. A teaching period is of 1 hour for each subject. The number of classes shall be of 4 hours for 100 marks and 2 hours for 50 marks subjects per week.

Teaching strategies consist of lecture, case study, discussion, question-answer, problem solving, research, seminar, workshop, tutorial and self-study. The important feature of teaching include inter-disciplinary approaches, participatory and instructional

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Admission criteria

Entrance Examination Fee: Rs. 1200

Every year 210 students are selected to pursue BALLB course in Nepal. Nepal Law Campus enrolls 105 students (35 in each group),Prithvi Narayan Campus enrolls 35 students and National Law College enrolls 70 students (35 per group). Students will be selected on the basis of merit list of Entrance examination (having full marks 100).

100 Marks of Entrance Examination will be as follows:


Nature of Questions

Marks allocated




Objective Questions


30 min.



Subjective Questions:
a. Long answer question
b. Short answer questions

1*20 = 20

3*10 =30

2.30 Hours

Knowledge of Law


Creative Writing (approximately 300 show more


Eligibility Criteria to Study BALLB

Candidates who have completed Higher Secondary Level Education (10+2), PCL or equivalent level are eligible to appear in entrance examination. A candidate passing the entrance exam shall be eligible for admission on the basis of marks obtained in entrance and percentage obtained in higher secondary level or its equivalent level. The total marks shall be 200 and out of which 100 marks alloted for entrance exam and 100 marks reserved for percentage obtained in the higher secondary level (10+2) or equivalence.

70 seats are available comprising 35 students in each section. Eleven seats in each section, like two for woman, two for Indigenous/Janjati group, two for Madheshi, one for Dalit, one for disable, one for backward area and two for foreigner are reserved only for admission purpose. Any type of economic privilege is not available among those students who are eligible for admission in such reserved seats.

Job prospectus

After completion of this BALLB Course student may develop their career as jurist, judge, lawyer, law teacher, researcher, legal adviser, counsellor, ADR expert, judicial and civil service, social and development activist, human right defender and so on.

The legal profession in Nepal includes more than 9,000 lawyers in private practice in addition to lawyers in government and the academic community. A statutory Bar Council sets standards, prescribes an examination for admission to practice, and oversees a professional discipline system.

The Nepal Bar Association represents the interests of lawyers and engages in activities such as provision of legal aid to expand access to justice. Legal education is provided primarily by the government-funded Tribhuvan University, which produces up to 500 law graduates each year.

Curricular structure

Course Course

B.A.LL.B. First Year

  • PS. 351 Political Science
  • So. An 352 Sociology and Anthropology
  • Hist. 353 History
  • L. Eng.354 Legal English
  • L. Nep.355 Legal Nepali
  • Eng. 356 English (in Lieu of Legal Nepali for Foreigner) Elective(for Foreigner in Lieu of L. Nep. 355)
  • Law 357 Legal Method
  • Law 358 Comparative Law and Nepalese Legal System

Non Credit Course:

S.Eng359 Seminar in English

B.A.LL.B. Second Year

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