BA LLB at Lumbini Buddhist University (LBU)

Lumbini Buddhist University (LBU) is located at Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha, also the fountain of World Peace. LBU is an autonomous and public higher education institution. The LBU mission is educate the People of Nepal and enhance the globally through the application of core Buddhist values and promotes World Peace from Nepal.

LBU is established on 14th June 2004 and since then-innovative academic programs relevant to socioeconomic development and current professional trends have been a trademark of this prestigious institution.

University aims to develop academic programs, commence research activities, and interface with communities and societies with the mission of transmitting peace and prosperity for all.

Objectives of BA LLB program

BA LLB is a new course launched by LBU. Law is one of the popular areas of education and there has always been a high demand for law courses among the students.

Legal education is a professional education, which requires suitable desired doctrinal knowledge of law, legal skills, and attitude.

BA LLB program goals to produce pure legal professional manpower as per the necessity of the nation.

No of Seat: 80 Students

Duration: Five-year, Full-time study program

Pattern of Program: Semester Pattern (total 10 Semesters)

Academic credit hours: 180 credit hours.

Eligibility 

Students with second division or 2.5 GPA obtained at 10+2 or Intermediate or its equivalent of at least two years duration in any discipline from recognized Universities or Boards are eligible to apply for admission into the program.

Eligible students may apply from the Program office in Butwal or online.

Application Procedure

Application form along with prospectus can be obtained from the office of LBU on payment of Rs.1,000/- in person. Application cum Prospectus may also be downloaded from the college website (www.lbu.edu.np).

Further pre-registration can also be done by visiting college website. The duly filled in application form along with required documents is required to be deposited at the college office in person.

Required Documents (with self-attested)

  1. 10th Certificate and Mark sheet.
  2. 12th (+2) certificate & Mark sheet.
  3. College Leaving Certificate from the Institution last attended.
  4. Caste Certificate in case of reserved category.
  5. Four Passport size photographs signed by students.
  6. Original Money receipt of the Application form.
  7. Downloaded application form in case of online applicants.

Entrance pattern

Admission to the program will take place in a yearly basis. The eligible candidate must be appear on a

  • Written
  • Interview

Entrance Procedure

Selection of the students shall be made strictly on the basis of career-cum-entrance test with the following areas and break-up of marks: –

General outline for the entrance exam:

a. Jurisprudence

  • Meaning and definition

b. Law

  • Meaning and definition
  • Kinds, sources and importance
  • Rule of Law
  • Legal concepts: Person, Possession, Ownership, Property, Right, Duty, Liability and Justice

c. Constitution

  • Meaning: Constitution of Nepal (2072): Preamble, Part I (Preliminary), Part III (Fundamental Right) and Part XI (Judiciary).

Weightage of Marks

S.N. Nature of Question Marks Time
1. Objective questions (MCQ) 30 x 1 = 30 30 min.
2. Subjective questions:  

 

2h 30m.

a.      Long questions 2 x 8 = 16
b.      Short questions 6 x 4 = 24
3. Essay writing in English (related to law) 1 x 20 = 20
4. Interview       10

Selection for Admission

Selection for admission will be made on the basis of a career-cum-entrance test. To get admission in the BALLB program at LBU, students should secure a position in the merit list published after an entrance examination.

Fee Structure

Semester fee Semester fee
1st 51350 6th 38475
2nd 38475 7th 38475
3rd 38475 8th 38475
4th 38475 9th 38475
5th 38475 10th 38475
Total 397625

Full Course Fees:

For Nepalese Students: NPR 397,625/-

For SAARC Students: NPR 497,031.25/

For International Students: NPR 795,250/-

Attendance

A candidate in order to qualify him /herself to appear the Semester Examination shall have to secure at least 80% of classroom attendance in each paper of that Semester.

System of Examination

Internal Evaluation

Each course carries 100 evaluation marks, out of which the final examination carries 60 marks (60 percent) and the internal examination carries 40 marks (40 percent). The subject teacher will be responsible for conducting the internal assessment of students. The Academic Council has recommended the following assignment structure as a guideline for internal assignments and evaluation. The scheme does not apply to field study, internship and another practical and experimental type of courses.

  • Midterm Examination
  • Pre-final Examination
  • Presentation and group work
  • Unit-wise writing assignments or term papers
  • Attendance

External Examination

Sixty percent of students’ marks or grades will come from an external exam, which will be conducted by the Office of Examinations Control. Details about the exam will be provided by the program administration later.

Note: Students must have 80% attendance in each semester and must secure at least 50% marks in internal evaluation in order to sit for external examination.

Degree Requirements

To graduate from the BALLB program, students must complete a minimum number of required courses with a total of 180 credits, with not less than 50 marks or 2.5 GPA in the course. A cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.5 is required for graduation. The University will convert all numerical grades into letter grades based on an approved conversion method.

Grading System

Award of Grades Based on Aggregate Marks

CAREER PROSPECTS FOR OUR

Graduates from our BALLB program are expected to be employed in the legal profession in both the private and public sectors. A number of our students will go on to enroll in the LLM programs in Nepal and abroad.

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