Moot Court Competition

1st Maharishi Markandeshwar University National Moot Court Competition, 2016

Department of Law, Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Mullana is going to organize the 1st Maharishi Markandeshwar University National Moot Court Competition, 2016.

Date: 9th – 11th September, 2016

The competition shall be open to students who are pursuing an integrated 5 year or 3 year LL.B. programme in India.

Team Composition:

  • Each team shall consist of minimum of two members and maximum of three members.
  • Such team shall designate two of its members as speakers and one as researcher at the time of registration itself.
  • Only one team can register from the same institute. If more than one team attempt to register, the team applying first will be registered.

Allotment of Team Code:
Every team which has successfully registered under the Rules shall be allotted a unique code after the closure of the Registration for the Competition. Once the unique code has been allotted, every team must use the team code for any communication with the Organizers during the course of the Competition.

Change in Team Composition:
Any change in team composition must be intimated to the Organizers at the earliest. Any change must be accompanied with a registration form and an authority letter duly signed by the head of the institution. No change in team composition is allowed after registration by post.

Format of the Competition:

Draw of Lots:
The match up of teams in Preliminary Rounds shall be determined on the basis of draw of lots.

Preliminary Rounds:
Each team shall represent only one side as decided during draw of lots.

Scoring in the Preliminary Rounds:

  1. The aggregate score of a team shall be computed as the total of
    • Score of Speaker 1
    • Score of Speaker 2
    • The score of the Memorial.

Arrangement of Ranking:

The teams in the Preliminary Rounds shall be ranked on the basis of below mentioned criteria:

  • The teams shall be first differentiated on their win-loss record after the Preliminary Rounds;
  • Net-Court Room Margin
  • If there is a tie, the team with the higher aggregate score will be allotted the higher rank;
  • If the tie subsists, the team with the higher speaker score will be allotted the higher rank;
  • If the tie still subsists, the team with the highest individual speaker score out of speakers of tied teams will be allotted the higher rank;
  • If the tie still subsists, the team with the higher memorial score will be allotted higher rank;

Important Dates

Last Date of Submission of Soft Copy of Memorials:

27th August, 2016

Last Date of Submission of Hard Copy of Memorials:

3rd September, 2016

Formal Registration:

9th September, 2016

Draw of Lots and Exchange of Memorials:

9th September, 2016

Preliminary Rounds and Quarter Finals:

9th – 10th September, 2016

Semi Finals Rounds and Final Round:

11th September, 2016

Valedictory and Prize Distribution:

11th September,2016

Prof. Dr. Bindu Jindal
Chief Event Coordinator
Head & Dean, Department of Law
Phone: 01731-304266, +91-8059930243

Moot Court Committee
Department of Law, MMU, Mullana,
Ambala, Haryana – 133207

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