B.A.LL.B (Hons.) course is of five years duration with a trimester system. There are three trimesters in a year and each trimester is of three months duration. In each trimester students are taught four core courses and at least two skill courses like Computer, English, Legal Writing, Accountancy, Research Methodology etc. In the final year in addition to the compulsory courses students have to choose from a number of optional courses. (Please refer to the List of Subjects).

NLIU follows a system of continuous evaluation. In each trimester a student has to undertake a mid term examination an end term examination and a project work (written and presentation) in each paper and a viva-voce examination.