1st National Human Rights Moot Court Competition, 2022 [Rs 1.42 Lakhs] by NHRC and XIM University: Apply by Nov 20

1st National Human Rights Moot Court Competition, 2022 [Rs 1.42 Lakhs] by NHRC and XIM University: Apply by Nov 20

About XIM University

XIM University is a Jesuit, Catholic university located in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. It was authorized by the Odisha Legislative Assembly in 2013 making it the first Jesuit university in India.

XIM University offers a wide amount of programs in Business Management, Human Resource Management, Rural Management, Sustainability Management, Communications, Computer Science & Engineering, Economics, Commerce, Humanities & Compassion Studies, Human Settlement and Governance.

Xavier Law School, recognized by the Bar Council of India is a modern marvel in terms of infrastructure, physical, digital & intellectual assets thus positioning itself as a premier new-generation law school providing holistic legal education.

About National Human Rights Commission

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India was established on 12th October 1993. The statute under which it was established is the Protection of Human Rights Act (PHRA), 1993, and amended by the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Act, 2006.

It is in conformity with the Paris Principles, adopted at the first international workshop on National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights held in Paris in October 1991, and endorsed by the General Assembly of the United Nations by its Regulations 48/134 of 20 December 1993.

About the event

Xavier Law School, XIM University, Bhubaneswar (XIM, Bhubaneswar) is thrilled to inform that the 1st National Human Rights Moot Court Competition, 2022 in collaboration with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

This premier event is designed to offer participants the chance to learn about the evolution of jurisprudence on significant developments in constitutional law and human rights law, as well as to arm the next generation of lawyers with research and oratory abilities.

The core themes of the moot proposition are constitutional law, human rights, and associated laws. Nonetheless, the participants should not limit themselves to the theme of the Competition. They are urged to investigate all aspects of the law.

Eligibility Criteria 

Participation is strictly restricted to law students enrolled in three-year or five-year LL.B. courses in any institution recognized by the Bar Council of India.

Dates of the Competition

16th-18th December 2022.

Deadline for Registration

20th November, 2022.

Team Awards

Winners – Cash Prize of INR 51,000/- (Fifty One Thousand Only)

Runner’s Up – Cash Prize of INR 36,000/- (Thirty One Thousand Only)

Best Memorial (Petitioner) – Cash Prize of INR 11,000/- (Eleven thousand only)

Best Memorial (Respondent) – Cash Prize of INR 11,000/- (Eleven thousand only)

Individuals Awards

Best Mooter (Male) – Cash Prize of INR 11,000/- (Eleven Thousand Only) based on the Preliminary Rounds.

Best Mooter (Female) – Cash Prize of INR 11,000/- (Eleven Thousand Only) based on the Preliminary Rounds.

Best Researcher – Cash Prize of INR 11,000/- (Eleven thousand only) based on the Researcher’s Test

*Certificate of participation shall be given to all participating teams.

Registration Link

Registration fee: INR 4500 /- per team inclusive of Lodging and Fooding.

The Registration link is here.

Payment Details

A/C NAME: XIM UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

A/C NO: 0852053000000485

BANK NAME: SOUTH INDIAN BANK

BANK BRANCH: XAVIER UNIVERSITY BRANCH

IFSC CODE: SIBL0000852

Contact Info

  • +91 7609911333
  • +91 7008841438
  • +91 0674 -6673377
  • mcc@xim.edu.in

For official notification and moot proposition, click here.

For rule book, click here.

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