Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law is a professional degree ideal for those willing to make a career in the field of law. The program provides students with the in-depth knowledge of laws in Nepal and teaches them how to solve the real-world problem legally and ethically. Students gain while the Bachelor of Arts equips students with the liberal art education.
The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law was introduced in 2010 by Tribhuvan University. The program is a blend of two courses: law and arts. The program covers subjects such as comparative law & Nepalese legal system, legal method, sociology & anthropology, political science, social work, constitutional law, economics, international relation & diplomacy, criminal law, clinical law, law of evidence, property law, law of contact, administrative law, environment law, family law, taxation law etc.
In addition to the classroom learning, the program provides students with the classroom discussion, field work, seminar, workshop and research.
The program is designed to produce the competent legal professionals capable of addressing the challenges of the contemporary legal world. In addition to this, the Bachelor in Arts and Bachelor of Law program aspires to
To provide student with the skills needed to function in legal sector including an understanding of law and its implications
To develop analytical, communication and research skills
To provide students with the understanding of national and international law
To enhance written and oral argument
To encourage students to indulge in lifelong learning
To build a strong foundation for the higher studies
Cost of Study:
The cost of study Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law ranges from NRs. 300,000 to NRs. 600,000.
Duration of Course
The Bachelor in Arts and Bachelor of Law is a five year long undergraduate program run in an annual system.
Career Prospect in Nepal:
The program integrates diverse subjects that increase the graduate’s employment opportunity. It equips students with the skills required to meet the demand of the legal career. Graduates with this degree finds a job in both private and public institutions in the fields like commercial law, environmental law, property law, criminal law, industrial law and taxation law. In addition to this, they can serve in mediation, judiciary, academic institutions and law reform. BALLB degree holders can practice law as a barrister, solicitor, community lawyer and prosecution defense.
Further Study Option:
The Bachelor in Arts and Bachelor in Law graduates can pursue higher studies in Master of Law, Master of Taxation Studies, Postgraduates Certificate in Law, Graduate Diploma in Law, Graduate Certificate in law, MA Human Rights, M Phil. Law, Master of Comparative Laws, MA Human Rights and Duties Education, P.G Diploma in Women’s Rights and Human Rights.
Candidates seeking to enroll in the Bachelor in Arts and Bachelor in Law program should
Have completed 12 years of formal education
Should appear and pass the entrance test conducted by the university
Applicant should submit the following documents at the time of admission:
Complete and signed admission form along with application fee
Official copy of academic certificates (SLC onwards)
Copy of character certificate issued by the school
Copy of character certificate issued by the College
Copy of citizenship card
The admission is granted on the basis of student’s academic achievements and score of entrance test.
The Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs collaborated with the UN Women and UNDP to provide scholarship to twenty deserving students in the year 2071. The scholarship will be awarded for the entire program of that batch. The scholarship is targeted towards women, indigenous group, differently able and dalit students. Students studying the B.A.LL.B program in Nepal Law Campus can apply for this scholarship. Other than this, Nepal Law campus does not provide any scholarship.
Kathmandu University School of Law provides scholarships to its law students on the merit basis. The university barely offer any need basis scholarship.
List of College Offering Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law in Nepal
Colleges affiliated to Tribhuvan University
Mahendra Bindeshwori Multiple Campus, located in Rajbiraj, Saptari
Mahendra Multiple Campus, located in Nepalgunj, Bhansar Road Banke
Mahendra Multiple Campus, located in Dharan, Sunsari
Butwal Multiple Campus, located in Butwal, Rupandehi
Prithivi Naryan Multiple Campus, located in Pokhara
Nepal Law Campus, located in Exhibition Road, Kathmandu
National Law College, located in Pulchowk, Lalitpur
Colleges affiliated to Purbanchal University
Bright Vision College, located in Biratnagar, Morang
Chakrabati Habi Educational Academy, located in Bijulibazar, Kathmandu
Kathmandu School of Law, located in Dadhikot, Bhaktapur
Kathmandu University School of Law, located in Kavrepalanchowk
The BA.LL.B graduates earn up to NRs. 20,000 per month at the starting phase of the career.
List of Similar Courses
Bachelor of Law (LLB)
Bachelor of Science in Law (BSc in Law)
Bachelor of Laws (honors)
Bachelor of Management/Bachelor of Law
Bachelor of Social Science with Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business (Event Management)
Cost: 3-8 Lakhs in average
General Admission session: January/ July