1st National Law Moot Court Competition at NLU Meghalaya

NLU Meghalaya in association with NHRC is organising 1st National Law Moot Court Competition on 15-17 March 2024. The last date of registration is February 20.

About the Organiser

The National Law University Meghalaya (NLU Meg), nestled in the heart of the ‘Scotland of the East’, is the first National Law University established in Meghalaya. The premier law school has been set up with a mission to pioneer legal educational reforms, and to anchor the transformation of the Indian legal system through research and policy interventions.

About the Competition

National Law University, Meghalaya (NLU Meg) is delighted to announce the first edition of the NLU MEG-NHRC National Moot Court Competition, 2023-24, in association with the National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRC).

In order to provide the necessary free space to interpret and analyze legal provisions in the context of a given legal regime, while trying to solve a practical problem, this event has been devised with the aim to nurture and hone amongst law students, a better understanding and concern for the protection and promotion of Human Rights, while giving them an opportunity to deliberate before experts in the field, thus rigorously testing the legal acumen, research, and oratory skills of the participating teams.

Moot court competitions play a significant role in the education and development of law students, offering a range of valuable benefits that contribute to their legal knowledge, skills, and overall growth. This moot court competition will focus on a challenging and thought-provoking hypothetical case. The case study will encompass a range of legal issues, encouraging participants to explore various facets of the law and craft well-reasoned arguments.


All the students of any law school in India and abroad, pursuing three-year or five-year integrated courses (BA LLB/BBA LLB/B.Com LL.B) or any equivalent degree are eligible to take part in the competition. Each participating team shall consist of three members i.e. Two Speakers and One Researcher. Only 50 teams shall be registered for the Competition.

How to Register?

Interested candidates can fill out the attached registration form at the post’s end.

On receipt of the duly filled registration form, the institute shall respond to the participating team, acknowledging the receipt.After the deadline for the registration expires, the organizing committee shall respond to each registered team, with a unique team code, which shall be used to identify the teams during the competition.


The registration fee for the competition is INR 4000/- (without accommodation) and 6000/- (with accommodation).

Important dates

  • Notification of the Competition Last Week of December
  • Provisional Registration Last Week of January
  • Release of Moot Problem and Rulebook 1st February 2024
  • Final Date of Registration 20th February 2024
  • Last Date of Providing Travel Information 5th March 2024
  • Last Date of Memorial Submission 10th March 2024
  • Inaugural Ceremony 15th March 2024
  • Draw of Lots, Exchange of Memorial & Researcher’s Test 15th March 2024
  • Preliminary Rounds 15th/16th March 2024
  • Quarters Rounds 16th March, 2024
  • Semi-Final Rounds 16th March 2024
  • Finals, Valedictory Ceremony and Prize Distribution 17th March 2024


  • Winner: INR 60,000/-
  • Runner Up: INR 35,000/-
  • Best Speaker Male: INR 10,000/-
  • Best Speaker female: INR 10,000/-
  • Best Researcher: INR 15,000/-
  • Best Memorial Petitioner: INR 10,000/-
  • Best Memorial Respondent: INR 10,000/-
  • All participating teams will be provided with a certificate of participation.


In case of any queries or clarifications regarding the competition feel free to mail your queries to [email protected] and cc [email protected]; [email protected] with the subject line “Competition Problem-Queries” or contact the following (between 10 AM to 4 PM (IST):
Jyotisikha Rajkashyap: +91 6002755488 (Student Convenor).
Shreyansh Upadhyay: +91 7905013233 (Logistics Head).

Click here to register.

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