The Institute of Law introduced a two-year Certificate Level (CL) programme and a three year Diploma in Law (D.L.) programme in 1972 and later on TU changed the Institute of to the Faculty of Law. A two-year Certificate Level (CL) programme and a three year Diploma in Law programme were renamed as Proficiency Certificate in Law (PCL) programme and Bachelor’s Degree in Law (B.L.) programme respectively.
In 1996, Tribhuvan University, Faculty of Law, introduced after graduation a three year Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) programme. The Proficiency Certificate in Law programme was phased out in 1995. A three year Bachelor’s Degree in Law (B.L.) programme was replaced by LL.B. programme.
In 1996, Tribhuvan University, Faculty of Law, introduced a two year Master of Laws (LL.M.) and in 2013 a three year Master of Laws (LL.M.) programme. The course of LL.M. programme is designed for those who seek higher qualification in Law. The need for this programme is important for achieving the goal of legal excellence backed by a body of highly trained jurists, scholars and lawyers of national standing as well as of international status in Nepal. This course is designed to enrich law students with firm grounding in Nepal’s legal traditions, research and recent development in the field of law.