The Faculty of Law is one of the oldest faculties of Tribhuvan University, which was established in 1959 AD as an Institute of Law and it was renamed as the Faculty of Law in 1974 AD.
The Faculty of Law, T.U, has following basic objectives:
Three years LL.B program is offered in the following six constituent campuses and one affiliated campus. Mahendra Multiple Campus, Dharan; Mahendra Bindeshwori Multiple Campus, Rajbiraj; Nepal Law Campus, Kathmandu; Butwal Multiple Campus, Butwal; Prithvi Narayan Multiple Campus, Pokhara; and Mahendra Multiple Campus, Nepalgunj and Hari Khetan Campus (affiliated), Birgunj. The LL.B programme is one of the oldest programmes of this Faculty which was introduced in 1954 AD at Nepal Law Campus (the then Nepal Law College) with the affiliation of Patna University, India.
Five-year B.A.LL.B programme was introduced in 2010 at Nepal Law Campus and it was extended in 2011 at Prithvi Narayan Multiple Campus, Pokhara and National Law College, (affiliated) Lalitpur.
LL.M programme is offered at Nepal Law Campus, Kathmandu and National Law College (affiliated) Lalitpur.
Ph. D programme is run by the Faculty of Law at Dean’s office, Kathmandu since 2054 (1997) and 87 students have duly registered in this programme and 14 students have been already awarded Ph.D degree till 2014.
There are two Research Centres at the Faculty of Law: these are (1) Center for Human Rights and
(2) Center for Environmental Law (CEL) Nepal. These Research Centres are entrusted to conduct research and promote legal research and education. The Centres also conduct seminars, workshops, and talk programmes in the respective area.
There is a 27-member Faculty Board headed by the Dean. Campus Chiefs of constituent campuses, Chairpersons of the Subject Committees, Chief of RICAST, CDC, CoE and Planning Division of T.U., Presidents of Nepal Bar Association and Supreme Court Bar Association, Secretary of Ministry of Law, Justice, Constituent Assembly and Parliamentary Affairs, Secretary of Judicial Council, Registrar of the Supreme Court of Nepal, and one Senior Advocate. The Assistant Dean is the Member Secretary of the Faculty Board. The Faculty Board is entrusted with the tasks of designing, promoting and approving different academic programmes of the Faculty.
There is a five-member Standing Committee in the Faculty Board which is assigned to implement the decisions of the Board. This is constituted from among the Faculty Board members and headed by the Dean.
The Subject Committees are entrusted for developing and updating curriculum in their defined areas as per the needs. The Subject Committees are also involved in organizing seminars, workshops and talk programmes with a view to disseminate new ideas, knowledge and pedagogies in their respective areas. There are following seven Subject Committees:
The Research Committee is entrusted to conduct research activities and promote quality research in the field of law. There is a seven-member Research Committee headed by the Dean.
Tribhuvan University has established relationship with 140 universities and institutes across the world. Under this framework, the Faculty of Law has collaborated for exchange of faculties and students with the University of USA, UK, Canada, and Japan.
Prof. Tara Prasad Sapkota, Ph.D.
Faculty of Law, TU
Exhibition Road, Kathmandu, Nepal P. O. Box: 19445