ABOUT HPNLU, SHIMLA
The Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla (HPNLU, Shimla) was established by an Act of the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha in 2016 (Act 16 of 2016). In the six years of its foundation, HPNLU has seen tremendous growth and has undertaken a good number of innovative measures to enhance the academic potential of its faculty members, students, and research scholars. Led by the visionary scholar of law, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor Professor (Dr.) Nishtha Jaswal, the University, has been proactive in organising a series of events encompassing a wide spectrum of socio-legal issues. Despite the spread of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdown, HPNLU, Shimla has been at the forefront of using digital platforms to raise awareness about issues such as fundamental duties, women’s reproductive rights, human rights and access to justice, among many others. HPNLU, Shimla has always tried to inculcate an interest in mooting culture in its law students and considers mooting an essential part of the law school experience.
ABOUT NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India was established on 12 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.
25th August, 2022- Commencement of Provisional Registration
13th September, 2022 -Release of Brochure, Rulebook, Commencement of Registrations for Round-I
30th September, 2022- Last date for Registrations and Payment for Round-I
30th September, 2022- Last date to seek Clarifications
3rd October, 2022- Release of Clarification
10th October, 2022- Deadline for Memorial Submission
By 15th October, 2022- Declaration of Results for Round-I (Memorial Qualifier Round)
20th October, 2022- Last date for Registration & payment for Round- II (Oral Rounds)
29th- 31st October, 2022- Researcher’s Test & Oral Rounds
a. Winners: The Team shall be awarded with
Cash Prize of INR 40, 000/- (Forty thousand only)
Three (3) one year academic subscription to SCC Online Web Edition worth Rs. 81,000; and
Certificate of Excellence.
b. Runners up: The Team shall be awarded with
Cash Prize of INR 30,000/- (Thirty thousand only)
Three (3) one year subscription to EBC Learning worth Rs. 43,500; and Certificate of Excellence.
c. Best Memorial (Applicant): The Team having the highest average Memorial scores from Applicant/Petitioner sides shall be rewarded with the cash prize of INR 15,000/- (Fifteen thousand only) along with a Certificate of Excellence.
d. Best Memorial (Respondent): The Team having the highest average Memorial scores from Respondent sides shall be rewarded with the cash prize of INR 15,000/- (Fifteen thousand only) along with a Certificate of
e. Certificate of Merit shall be given to all the Teams qualifying for the Quarter-finals Round.
f. Certificate of Participation and one month access to SCC Online Web Edition shall be given to all the Teams participating in the Oral Rounds.
g. Certificate of Participation in the Memorial Qualifier Round: Teams participating in the memorial qualifier round will also be a Certificate of Participation.
a. Best Researcher: The Researcher scoring the highest score in the Researcher’s Test shall be rewarded with the cash prize of INR 10,000/- (Ten thousand only) along with a Certificate of Excellence.
b. The Best Orator (Male) from the Advanced Round shall be rewarded with the cash prize of INR 10,000/- (Ten thousand only) along with a Certificate of Excellence.
c. The Best Orator (Female) from the Advanced Round shall be rewarded with the cash prize of INR 10,000/- (Ten thousand only) along with a Certificate of Excellence.