Master of Laws | Tribhuvan University

Master of law is a two year program, which runs under Faculty of Law, Tribhuvan University (TU). This degree was introduced in the year 1997 A.D from Nepal law Campus. This course was designed with the motive of providing excellence in the field of law. In the first year, there are three compulsory subjects and students have to choose one among the six optional subjects. Same holds true in case of second year and contains thesis writing as well. These optional subjects are known as specialized subjects. The six optional subjects are constitutional law, commercial law, international law, criminal law, environmental law and refugee law.

List of Master of Laws Colleges

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

Objectives of Master of Laws

The major objectives of master of law degree are:

  • To produce graduates, who have ability to learn, analyze and research in various topics of law at their own individual effort.
  • To generate graduates, who have proficiency and knowledge to advocate at international level.
  • To generate professionals with the specialization in business and corporate law.
  • To produce law professional having goods moral, ethics and values. So that as a lawyer, they will be able to impart good message in the society, community and country.

Admission Requirements in Master of Laws

Eligibility Criteria for admission:

  • The interested candidates must have to pass Bachelor in Law from board/ colleges or university recognized by Tribhuvan University.
  • Total 14 seats are reserved in this program for different categories such as 3 seats for Women, 3 seats for Indigenous nationalities, 2 seats for Madhesi, 1 seat for Dalit, 1 seat for Differently abled candidates, 3 seats for foreign nationals, and 1 seat for backward areas.
  • Candidates willing to get admission in this degree must have to face entrance exam except foreigner nationals.

Entrance Exam for Master of Law Degree:

  • The language of entrance exam is optional i.e. one can choose either English or Nepali.
  • Full marks is100 and Total time is 3 hours.
  • Out of Full marks 100, 50 marks are for objectives questions and 50 minutes time is allocated for this exam.
  • Out of Full marks 100, 50 marks are for subjective questions and 2 hour 10 minutes time is allocated for this exam. (Long answer question: 1*20, short question: 2*10, short notes: 2*5, time: 2 hour 10 minutes.
  • The merit list is published by considering the marks obtained in the entrance exam.

Master of Laws Syllabus


First Semester

Second Semester

Third Semester

Fourth Semester

Fifth Semester

Sixth Semester

Seventh Semester

Eighth Semester

Scope and Career Prospects

Law and order is one of the most important perquisites in the life of human beings and for the prosperity of the nation. Today's world is full of chaos, violence and inequality. In each step of conflict, people need lawyer to advocate in favor of their interest. There are hundreds of corporate house and big industries, which hires lawyers to settle disputes. One can work as teacher, researcher, journalist, TV anchor, legal analyst, legal adviser, etc. by pursuing this degree. A good lawyer has boundless opportunity everywhere and can live the life of a celebrity.

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