- Lectures: 2
- Students: 84
- Duration: 260 weeks
Lumbini Buddhist University (LBU) offers a five-year B.A. LL.B program. Students who have completed +2 in any stream are eligible to study the BALLB program.
BALLB course contains investigations on wide territories of law. In perspective on the need to relate the investigation of law with a wide scope of polished skill, sociology, and innovation, the course of B.A. LL.B. is planned in like manner. Consequently, in the underlying years, the first and second year, understudies get acquainted with fundamental standards of political theory, Buddhism studies, financial aspects, humanism, and executives.
10+2 in any discipline or Equivalent as recognized by Lumbini Buddhist University with minimum 45% or second division/ ‘C’ Grade (average of theory and practical) in each subject on grade 11 and 12.
The main objectives of BA-LLB program are the following:
- To produce human resource equipped with necessary skills, competency and integrity for the legal profession
- To develop professional excellence by imparting quality education about international and indigenous laws
- To promote research and new insights into law and society
- To prepare competent human resource in the field of law and justice guided by Buddhist philosophy and ethics
Duration of the Program
The course shall extend over a period of five years and it will run on a semester system. There will be two semesters in a year. In total, BA-LLB consists of 10 semesters of class work and research work.
The teaching methods consist of lectures, discussion sessions, oral and written presentations, audio-visual aids, term papers, seminar papers, book reviews, moot court visits and field visits. Each professor will follow a style of teaching he or she finds appropriate for the material at hand.
LBU will appoint a qualified Program Coordinator to lead the BA-LLB program. The Coordinator will be responsible for the administration of the program. He or she will work under the supervision of the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and report to him on a regular basis.
LBU will hire well-qualified professors to teach the courses and provide research supervision to the students. Faculty members with a LLM or higher degree prior teaching and professional experience will be given priority.
The Dean of Faculty of the Humanities and Social Sciences will constitute a Subject Committee of distinguished scholars from the field of legal studies in consultation with concerned authorities. This group will meet periodically to provide oversight on the preparation of detailed syllabi and other related matters.
Generally, each course will require students to attend no fewer than 80% of classes in order for them to be able to appear in the end-of-semester exam. For fieldwork, report writing and internships, students must visit the specific field as required for 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 class professor will be responsible for conducting the internal assessment. Generally speaking, marks will be assigned as follows even though some courses may have a different assignment and grading policy to be followed in that course.
- Term papers/ research papers/writing assignments – 10
- Mid-term exam – 15
- Oral Presentation/ discussion participation/debate – 10
- Attendance – 5
The following is a recommended structure even though some subjects may have a different question set.
- Long answer questions – 20
- Short answer questions –30
Multiple choice questions –10
To graduate from the BA-LLB program, students must complete a minimum number of required courses with a total of 150 credits, with not less than 50 marks (or a B-) in each course. A cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 2.7 is required for graduation. The University will convert all numerical grades into letter grades based on an approved conversion method.