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Nepali Legal System Course Syllabus – Grade 12 (Nls. 110) | NEB Syllabus

Nepali Legal System Course Syllabus

  • Grade: 12
  • Subject code: Nls. 110

The legal system reflects the social behavior of a particular country and also the political and cultural trends of any nation. It consists of both a law-making and a law-implementing process. It represents the history and civilization of a particular country and incorporates long-inherited legal customs and practices.

At present in Nepal, political changes have brought massive changes to the law and legal system. This curriculum is, therefore, introduced to acquaint students with the fundamental knowledge of the Nepali Legal System.

This curriculum on the Nepali legal system familiarizes students with the Nepali legal history, legal system, and legal education along with its development and aspects of world influence on them. It also presents the court system, justice dispensation procedures, and the role and functions of the lawyer in society and legal education.

The curriculum has been offered as per the structure of the National Curriculum Framework. It provides a comprehensive outline of level-wise competencies, grade-wise learning outcomes and scope and sequence of contents, suggested practical/project activities, learning facilitation process, and assessment strategies.


At the end of this course, the students will have developed the following competencies:

  • 1. Demonstrate understanding of the concept, importance, and types of the legal system.
  • 2. Outline and explain various legal systems prevalent worldwide including their fundamental features and their influences in the Nepali legal system.
  • 3. Illustrate the history of legal education and profession of Nepal including their present status.
  • 4. Distinguish between eastern and western legal systems and practices emphasizing on the Hindu Dharma Sastra/Philosophy and their influence/role in the development of Nepali legal system.
  • 5. Evaluate the position and basis of the Nepali law, legal system, and various legal concepts prevalent in Nepal.
  • 6. Explain the judicial institutions and their functions.

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