Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Laws | Tribhuvan University

Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Laws (BALLB) is a joint degree, which qualifies students to know about the acts and aids to equip them with analytic as well as with communication skills. The stream "Bachelor of Law" furnishes students with a legal education that is not just demanding but also rewarding. This degree allows the students to find practical and ethical solutions to modern legal issues. Whereas, The stream "Bachelor of Art" furnishes students with an exceptional liberal education, prepare the students to meet the demands of the modern workforce. This degree helps in improving the analytical thinking, logic as well as creativity of the students.

The BALLB program offered by the Tribhuvan University (T.U) shall extend over duration of five academic years. The university is offering BALLB program since 2010 AD. In fact, the program covers sixty-two subjects and out of these sixty-one subjects are with credit and the remaining one is non-credit for international student. The teaching strategies comprises of lectures, discussion, seminar, tutorial, case study, workshop etc. Under this program, students need to study Political Science, Comparative and Nepalese Legal System, Legal Method, Legal Nepali, History, Procedural, Constitutional, Media Law among others. In order to be eligible to attend the final examinations, students must have to make 80% attendance.

List of Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Laws Colleges

Below is the list of colleges for Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Laws program under Tribhuvan University in Nepal.

Objectives of Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Laws

Some of the objectives of the BALLB degree are listed below:

  • To enable students to exhibit effective communication skills and abilities.
  • To enable students to think logically and mentally.
  • To enable students to use contemporary technologies effectively and creatively.
  • To encourage students to act ethically and morally.
  • To enable students to conduct research, related to legal matters and issues.
  • To enable students to exhibit an in-depth understanding of the business, accounting, finance and economics.
  • To enable students to implement classroom learning to solve the real world issues and problems practically.

Admission Requirements in Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Laws


In order to be eligible for the admission in BALLB Tribhuvan University has certain criteria, which the candidate must abide. Such as students must have to pass +2 levels or any level equivalent to it. Applicant needs to face an entrance exam conducted by the Tribhuvan University. However, this is not applicable to the foreign applicants.

Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Laws Syllabus

Below is the detailed TU Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Laws Syllabus.

1st 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)
  • Law 357: Legal Method
  • Law 358: Comparative Law and Nepalese Legal System
  • S.Eng359: Seminar in English

Below is the detailed TU Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Laws Syllabus.

2nd Year

  • PS. 375: International Relation and Diplomacy
  • Eco 376: Economics
  • SW 377: Social Work
  • Law 378: Jurisprudence
  • Law 379: Constitutional Law
  • Law 380: Procedural Law
  • Law 381: Optional I- Media Law
  • Law 382: Optional II- Fiscal Law
  • Law 383: Optional III- International Trade law
  • Law 384: Optional IV- Equityand Torts
  • Law 385: Optional V- Law and Social Welfare

Below is the detailed TU Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Laws Syllabus.

3rd Year

  • Law 451: Criminal Law
  • Law 452: Public International Law
  • Law 453: Law of Contract
  • Law 454: Property Law
  • Law 455: Method of Legal Research andWriting
  • Law 456: Law of Evidence
  • Law 457: Clinical Law-I Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Law 458: Seminar -1
  • Law 459: Optional I- Election Law
  • Law 460: Optional II- International Air and Space Law
  • Law 461: Optional III- Refugeelaw
  • Law 462: Optional IV- Gender and Inclusive Justice
  • Law 463: Optional V- Law, Poverty and Development

Below is the detailed TU Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Laws Syllabus.

4th Year

  • Law 551: AdministrativeLaw
  • Law 552: Family Law
  • Law 553: EnvironmentLaw
  • Law 554: Criminology and Penology
  • Law 555: Taxation Law
  • Law 556: Labour Law
  • Law 557: Moot court, Pre-trial Preparation and Participation in Trial
  • Law 558: Clinical Law-II Litigation Advocacy
  • Law 559: Seminar -II
  • Law 560: Optional I- Socio Economic Crime
  • Law 561: Optional II- ForensicScience
  • Law 562: Optional III- Law of the Sea & International River
  • Law 563: Optional VI- Private International Law
  • Law 564: Optional V- Law of Insurance

Below is the detailed TU Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Laws Syllabus.


  • Law 581: International Institution and Human Rights
  • Law 582: Company and Corporation Law
  • Law 553: Juvenile Delinquency
  • Law 584: Interpretation of Statutes
  • Law 585: Law of Banking and Negotiable Instruments
  • Law 586: Professional Ethics and Lawyering Skills
  • Law 587: Clinical Law-III Project Work
  • Law 588: Seminar III
  • Law 589: Dissertation
  • Law 590: Optional I- Victimology
  • Law 591: Optional II- ForensicMedicine
  • Law 592: Optional III- Intellectual Property Law
  • Law 593: Optional III- Cyber Law
  • Law 594: Optional V- Population Law
  • Law 595: Optional VI- International Humanitarian Law

Scope and Career Prospects

The BALLB degree provides a platform to the graduates so that they can practice the legal profession. They can find employment opportunity in all areas such as private sectors, government organizations, corporations, non-government agencies in an array of fields including taxation, industrial, criminal law, conveyance and property, environmental, business and commercial law, solicitor or barrister, general legal practice and government agencies in a wide variety of areas.

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