Syllabus of the Five Year Bachelor of Business Management – Bachelor of Law (BBM,LL.B) course finalized and submitted for further action (Dhulikhel: April 4, 2014)

Meeting of the Faculty Members

The School of Law has finalized and submitted the curriculum of the five year integrated BBM,LL.B(Bachelor of Business Management – Bachelor of Law) course being offered by the University from August 2014 for the consideration of the Kathmandu University Academic council. The Council is expected to meet sometime in the mid-April.

The proposed BBM,LL.B integrated degree is built around an interdisciplinary course which will be run by the School of Law in cooperation with the School of Management.

The School has also recommended formation of the School of Law Faculty Board and Law Subject Committee.

The Academic Council is the main educational and academic authority of the Kathmandu University. It consists of fifteen members – Vice Chancellor, Registrar, seven Deans, five chairpersons of the subject committee, and two representatives of affiliated colleges. The Vice Chancellor is the chair of the council. It sets up the standard of learning and teaching, curricula, quality of teaching materials, types of examinations, methods of evaluations, size of the classes and admission requirements. It also sets up policies for standard of education and research, arranges for awarding honorary degrees and prescribes minimum qualifications of teachers of various levels.

The proposed members of the School of Law Faculty Board are Dr Suresh Raj Sharma, Govind Bahadur Shrestha, Daman Nath Dhungana, Dr Surya Dhungel, Radheshyam Adhikari, Dr Mahesh Banskota, Dr Surya Kiran gurung, Ganesh Datta Bhatta, Professor Subas KC, Dr Bidya Kishore Roy. The Board is chaired by Dr Bipin Adhikari.

Similarly, the Law Subject Committee proposed by the School of Law includes Professor (Ms) Kusum Saakha, Anup Kumar Acharya, Ganesh Datta Bhatta and Sombhojen Limbu. This committee is also chaired by Dr Bipin Adhikari.

The proposed integrated BBM,LL.B course is the first of its type in Nepal.