Bachelor of Laws (Hons)

Bachelor of Laws (Hons)

Welcome to Bachelor of Laws (Hons) -LLB

At a Glance

Faculty : Faculty of Law
Department : Dept. of Law
Program : Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
Duration : 4 Years (12 Semesters)
Total Credit : 136
Academic System : Open Credit Hour System

The Department of Law offers a 4-year bachelor degree on 'Bachelor of Laws (Hons)'. To become a graduate in this field one has to complete 136 credits.

 

Achievements/ Special Features

  • More than 90% of our Law graduates have become enrolled in Bangladesh Bar Council of whom more than one thousand (1000) are now in legal profession. Five of our full time faculties are now Supreme Court advocates; And at least 50 of our graduates have obtained Supreme Court practice permission at the most recent Supreme Court enrolment examination 2016. 
  • NUB Law has the first position in Bangladesh Judicial Service among all private universities of Bangladesh and not just once, but in three consecutive years (2011, 2012 & 2013) and also in 2015. Our thirty two (32) graduates and sixteen (16) former faculty members are now in Bangladesh Judicial Service.
  • In 7th Henry Dunant National Moot Court Competition, NUB Law has become champion at national level  defeating all universities of Bangladesh and NUB Law students have been honoured as the best mooters for three times.
  • In 7th Henry Dunant International Moot Court Competition, NUB law department has stood 3rd in position and honoured with the best researcher award.
  • In 9th Henry Dunant National Moot Court Competition, NUB law department has stood 3rd in position.
  • In 10th Henry Dunant National Moot Court Competition, NUB law department was the quarter-finalist and was honoured with the best Memorial award.
  • In 12th Henry Dunant National Moot Court Competition, NUB law department was honoured with the best Memorial award.
  • Twenty two (22) graduates of NUB Law are teaching in different universities of Bangladesh.
  • We have high profile and only meritorious people as teachers at the Faculty of Law. Eighteen (18) former teachers of our law department are now teaching in Dhaka, Rajshahi, Chittagong, Jagannath and Jahangirnagar University. There are eleven (11) PhD faculties in this department.
  • Two (2) of our former teachers have stood 1st in position in Bangladesh Judicial Service Commission Examination.
  • Three (3) of our existing teachers are now in UK for their higher studies.
  • In 2014 Bar Council Exam, 186 among 212 (88%) Law graduates of NUB have successfully enrolled as advocates.
  • In 2015 Bar Council Exam, 60% Law graduates of NUB have successfully enrolled as advocates.
  • In the recent Judicial Service examination held in 2016, at least 05 of our Law graduates have qualified and been selected.
  • More than 80 of our Law graduates have been enrolled at the Bar Council qualifying the last Bar Council Examination.
  •  The Faculty of Law is the first ever Faculty in the country to arrange Graduation Dinner to celebrate graduation of students every semester. In this ceremony, Ministers, Judges of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh including the Chief Justice of Bangladesh, Chairmen and Members of statutory bodies relating to law and human rights remain present as speakers to congratulate and inspire the graduates.
  •  The Faculty of Law arranges Inter-semester Moot Court Competition, Court visits, Debate Competitions and Study Tours on a regular basis.
  • The Faculty revises its syllabus each semester to keep it updated with the changes in our legal system.
  •  NUB Law stood Champion at the 2nd Refugee Law moot court competition organized by Elcop Bangladesh.
  •  NUB has sponsored the National Round competition of the 58th Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, 2017 and is also the co-organizer with Asian Sil Bangladesh. The competition venue is City campus, NUB.

 

Entry Requirements

Minimum 2nd division or GPA 2.5 in both SSC and HSC or equivalent examinations or 'O' Level in five subjects and 'A' Level in two major subjects with minimum 'C' grade in each or US high school diploma.

 

Course Curriculum

The required courses for this program are stated below :

Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
A Foundation Courses
1. General Education (GED) Courses 02 06
2. Computer Course (CIT) 01 02
3. English Foundation Courses (ENG) 02 06
B Departmental Courses (LAW)
1. Compulsory Core Courses 44 113
2. Legal Practice/Adv. workshops 02 06
3. Legal Research & Monograph 01 03
  Total 52 136

 

In addition, students may be required to take non-credit remedial courses depending on their level of proficiency in English.

 

Career Scope

The degree offers students the opportunity of pursuing careers in the diverse legal profession including government, education, banking, foreign service, law reform & legal research, mediation, social activism, labor relations, politics, business, etc.

 

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