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

  • Political Science
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • History
  • Legal English
  • Legal Nepali
  • English (in Lieu of Legal Nepali for Foreigner)
  • Legal Method
  • Comparative Law and Nepalese Legal System
  • Seminar in English

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

2nd Year

  • International Relation and Diplomacy
  • Economics
  • Social Work
  • Jurisprudence
  • Constitutional Law
  • Procedural Law
  • Optional I- Media Law
  • Optional II- Fiscal Law
  • Optional III- International Trade law
  • Optional IV- Equityand Torts
  • Optional V- Law and Social Welfare

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

3rd Year

  • Criminal Law
  • Public International Law
  • Law of Contract
  • Property Law
  • Method of Legal Research andWriting
  • Law of Evidence
  • Clinical Law-I Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Seminar -1
  • Optional I- Election Law
  • Optional II- International Air and Space Law
  • Optional III- Refugeelaw
  • Optional IV- Gender and Inclusive Justice
  • Optional V- Law, Poverty and Development

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

4th Year

  • AdministrativeLaw
  • Family Law
  • EnvironmentLaw
  • Criminology and Penology
  • Taxation Law
  • Labour Law
  • Moot court, Pre-trial Preparation and Participation in Trial
  • Clinical Law-II Litigation Advocacy
  • Seminar -II
  • Optional I- Socio Economic Crime
  • Optional II- ForensicScience
  • Optional III- Law of the Sea & International River
  • Optional VI- Private International Law
  • Optional V- Law of Insurance

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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