There are both private law colleges and public law colleges in Nepal. These colleges are affiliated with Tribhuvan University, Purbanchal University and Kathmandu University.
The law colleges in Nepal prepare students for a career in the law sector.
A law degree helps students to commence their career as a lawyer, legal writer, policy analyst, legal secretary, and management consultant.
In general, the degrees offered by the faculty of law in Nepal are- -Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Laws (B.A.LL.B), Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), Masters of Law (LLM)- 2 years, Masters of Law (LLM)- 3 years and PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)
These are some best colleges to study law in Nepal
Nepal Law Campus (NLC)
Nepal Law College/ Nepal Law Campus was established in 1954. This college offers the following programs. This is the oldest law college in Nepal which programs law degrees under Tribhuvan University. It is located in Bhrikhutimandap Kathmandu.
Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Laws (B.A.LL.B)
- 5 year
- 70 seats divided into 2 sections of equal students
- Students who have passed +2 or equivalent can apply for B.A.LL.B.
- Total of 22 seats reserved for foreign students, minorities and handicapped students.
- Costs around NPR 3 Lakhs.
- Day shift
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
- 3 year
- No limit of students
- Students need to pass bachelor degree in any discipline
- Morning shift
Masters of Law (LLM)
- 2 Years LLM for students who completed a bachelor degree in Law.
- 2 year LLM has a total of 50 seats (14 reserved). Students need to appear on the entrance exam and pass the test. It is conducted on the day shift.
- 3 years LLM have seats for 35 students.
Kathmandu University School of Law (KUSL)
Kathmandu University School of Law is located in Dhulikhel Nepal, and it offers a Bachelor of Business Management and Bachelor of Law (BBM LLB). Kathmandu University School of Law was established in 2013.
Kathmandu School of Law (KSL)
Kathmandu School of Law provides Law degrees in affiliation with Purbanchal University. It offers a 5-year B.A.LL.B. degree and 2 year LLM degree. KSL aims to produce competent students with a strong foundation of laws in the field of human rights, criminal law and justice, Business, International Trade Laws and so on.
It is located in Suryabinayal, Bhaktapur, Nepal.
National Law College (NaLC)
National law College is the first private law college affiliated with TU and was established in 2012. It is located in Sanepa, Lalitpur. This college has a centre for civil law and human right, offers interdisciplinary course contents, and provisions of seminars, workshops and training for students.
NaLC offers a B.A.LL.B programme and LLM programme.
Mahendra Multiple Campus (MMC), Dharan
Mahendra Multiple Campus is the constituent campus of TU. The faculty of law of this college offer Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.). Student needs to appear in the TU law entrance examination and pass the entrance test to be eligible for admission to MMC.
The LLB program in MMC, Dharan has a total of 300 seats.
Bright Vision College
Bright Vision College is located in Biratnagar, Nepal. It was established in 2010 and is affiliated with Purbanchal University. This college offers LL.B and LL.M. programs.
Other Law Colleges of Nepal
- Hari Khetan Multiple Campus
- Prithvi Narayan Campus
- Chakrabati Law College (CHDEA)
- Mahendra Bindeshwari Multiple Campus
- Butwal Multiple Campus