LL.M. is a two-year post graduate program started by the Faculty of Law, Tribhuvan University in 1996, the year the graduate phasing out of PCL (Proficiency certificate Level in Law) and B.L. (Bachelor in Law) was completed.
LL.M course aims to open career opportunities in Jurisprudence, academics, legal scholarship, legal consultations and other legal areas requiring competent manpower. The coursework LLM can focus in one of several areas of specialization such as Environmental Law, Corporate Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and International Law.
Objectives of the Programme
Admission Rules for 2-Year LL.M.
The admission of a two year LL.M. opens generally with other masters’ degree programmes of the Tribhuvan University. Students seeking admission to this programme can apply while the Faculty announces for admission. Applicants seeking admission should face entrance exam except foreigners. The language of entrance exam is either in English or Nepali. Jurisprudence of Bachelor of Laws is considered as the syllabus for LL.M. entrance exam.
Modalities of the questions and Marks Allocation: Full Marks: 100
Time: 3 hrs.
Nature of Questions
50 x 1= 50
a. Long answer question
b.Short answer questions
c. Short notes
1 x 20 = 20
2 x 10 = 20
2 x 5 = 10
Knowledge of Jurisprudence
Those students who have completed bachelor’s degree in law can be admitted to this course. Maximum 50 students can be admitted by selection through the entrance exam among the applicants for this programme.
Fourteen seats out of fifty, like three for woman, three for Indigenous /Janjati group, two for Madheshi, one for Dalit, one for disable, one for backward area and three 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 reserved seats.
The entry requirement for LL.M. is a B.L. or LL.B. degree, with compulsory entrance test. Every academic year, 50 students are admitted, 45 through merit based exams. Two seats are reserved for the top two girls in the entrance and three seats are allocated for foreigners.
A law student has numerous opportunities after completion of course. A Law graduate can be a legal advisor, advocate, solicitor, and teacher or can get employment opportunities in various courts of law, government service, et cetera.
The law students have many options. But they can also work to bring social reforms and teach the same in the society.
LL. M. First Year:
|Course Code No.||Course Title||Nature of Course||Full Marks||Period /Year|
|Law 611||Comparative Jurisprudence-I||Compulsory||100||125|
|Law 612||Legal Research Methodology||Compulsory||100||125|
|Law 614||Constitutional Law-I(Constitutionalism)||Optional||100||125|
|Law 615||Commercial Law –I||Optional||100||125|
|Law 616||International Law – I||Optional||100||125|
|Law 617||Criminal Law-I (Substantive and International Criminal Law)||Optional||100||125|
|Law 618||Environmental Law-I (International Environmental Law)||Optional||100||125|
|Law 619||Refugee Law-I||Optional||100||125|
LL. M. Second Year: