Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Law (BALLB)

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Lumbini Buddhist University

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor in Law Program

(BALLB with Honors in Buddhism)

 

  1. INTRODUCTION

Lumbini Buddhist University (LBU) is located at Lumbini, which is the birthplace of Lord GautamBuddha, Lumbini, the fountain of World Peace. LBU is an autonomous and public institution of higher learning committed with the mission to educate the People of Nepal and enrich the global learning community through the application of core Buddhist values and promotes the World Peace from Nepal.

University is established on 14th June 2004 and since then innovative academic programs relevant to socioeconomic development and current professional trends has been trademark of this prestigious institution. Understanding that higher education is the foundation for knowledge creation, dissemination, application, and innovation necessary for driving social, economic, and political development. LBU intends to develop academic programs, undertake research activities, and interface with communities and societies with the mission of propagating peace and prosperity for all.

 

 

  1. PROGRAMME OFFERED

Over the year, LBU has grown bigger in all spheres of academic activities including its faculties. Currently, university is running programs under following faculties:

  • Faculties of Buddhist Studies.
  • Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • School of Development Studies.

Full time academic courses along with various other professional courses are being run on all above-mentioned programs with the value-based knowledge, skills, and attitude based on the latest science & technology for serving the people to elevating their standard of living through social entrepreneurship as appropriate for their environment.

 

Under Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences, Lumbini Buddhist University is imparting the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor in Law Program (BALLB) 5-year programme with honors in Buddhism from 2076 B.S. successfully.

 

  1. SCOPE OF BA LLB PROGRAMME

Law is one of the popular fields of education and there has always been a good demand for law courses amongst the students. Legal education is generally a professional education, which requires adequate desired doctrinal knowledge of law, legal skills and attitude for responding to national needs. BA LLB program targets to produce pure legal professional manpower as per the need of the nation.
After BALLB, you can get an opportunity to work in various fields as mentioned below:

-Litigation

– Law Firms

– Legal Process Outsourcing

– Government  Agencies

-Bank

Further,  one can apply for government sector jobs. In government sector , you can work in different fields such as tax, defense ,and  labor departments such as

  • Attorney Generals
  • Public Prosecutors
  • Judges

 

After gaining knowledge in their fields you can even  become an advocate in the law court, Legal Adviser in any organization, Solicitor General , Public Prosecutor and Lawyers handling tax division in big firm.

 

  1. ELIGILIBILITY REQUIREMENT

Students with second division marks/ 2.5 GPA obtained at Plus 2 and Intermediate levels are eligible to apply for admission into the program. Eligible students may apply to LBU by filling out an application form available at the Program office in Butwal or an appropriate application form available online. Admission to the program will take place in a yearly basis. To be eligible for any program, the candidate will need to appear on a written entrance examination followed by an interview. The maximum number of students for BALLB accepted yearly is set to 80 students per year.

 

  1. 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 (https://lbu.edu.np/2020/07/pre-registration-form-of-ba-llb-2020/). The duly filled in application form along with required documents is required to be deposited at the college office in person.

 

The following self-attested documents are to be attached along with the Application Form:

  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.

 

  1. ENTRANCE PROCEDURE

Selection of the studentss 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:

  1. Jurisprudence

Meaning and definition

 

  1. Law

Meaning and definition

Kinds, sources and importance

Rule of Law

Legal concepts: Person, Possession, Ownership, Property, Right, Duty, Liability and Justice

 

  1. 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

 

 

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. COURSE FEE

Each candidate is required to pay a Sum of Rs. 51,350/· (Rupees Fifty One Thousand Three Hundred Fifty Only) towards course fee for first semester and Rs.38475/- ( Thirty Eight Thousand Four Hundred Seventy Five only) each towards course fee from Second to Tenth semester raft drawn. However, the course fee is subject to change in accordance of the decision of the executive Committee of University which will be intimated to the students sufficiently ahead of their re-admission.

Full Course Fees:

For Nepalese Students: NPR 397,625/-

For SAARC Students: NPR 497,031.25/-

For International Students: NPR 795,250/-

 

  1. COURSE STRUCTURE

B.A. LL.B Degree shall be awarded to students on successful completion of ten semesters. In ten semesters, there shall be 64 papers. The course structure of the program will have 180 credits in ten semesters as explained in the curriculum section:

 

 

  1. 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.

 

 

  1. 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 other 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 mark 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.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. GRADING SYSTEM

Award of Grades Based on Aggregate Marks

  1. CAREER PROSPECTS FOR OUR

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

 

  1. Further information

For further information about the BALLB program at LBU, please contact your Course Instructor, the Program Coordinator.

 

 17. Fee Structure

 

SN Particulars 1st Semester 2nd Semester 3rd Semester 4th Semester 5th Semester 6th Semester 7th Semester 8th Semester 9th Semester 10th Semester
1 Admission 5000 3500 3500 3500 3500 3500 3500 3500 3500 3500
2 LBU Registration 500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Tuition fee per Month 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000
4 ID card 250 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Game and Sports 500 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200
6 Library fee 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200
7 Library Card 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Library Deposit 500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Examination Mid Term 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000
10 Examination Semester End 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000
11 Practical Subject 5000 4275 4275 4275 4275 4275 4275 4275 4275 4275
12 College Development Fund 2000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Student Welfare 150 150 150 150 150 150 150 150 150 150
14 Student Union 150 150 150 150 150 150 150 150 150 150
15 Security Deposit 500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Orientation 1500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Seminar 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000
18 Field Visit 4000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000
19 Thesis 3000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sub Total 31350 18475 18475 18475 18475 18475 18475 18475 18475 18475
Five Months Fee 20000 20000 20000 20000 20000 20000 20000 20000 20000 20000
Payment Per Students at Semester End 51350 38475 38475 38475 38475 38475 38475 38475 38475 38475
Installments of Payment
At the time of Admission 25675 19237.5 19237.5 19237.5 19237.5 19237.5 19237.5 19237.5 19237.5 19237.5
At the time of Final Examination 25675 19237.5 19237.5 19237.5 19237.5 19237.5 19237.5 19237.5 19237.5 19237.5
Total Payment Students In 5 years 397625
Fees For International Students
Fee for SAARC Students 596437.5
Fee for the International Students 795250