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Shillong Law College Moot Court Competition [August 22 – 24; In-person; Cash Prizes Upto Rs. 2L]: Register by July 10!

Registrations are invited for the Shillong Law College Moot Court Competition. Read the complete details inside. Apply by July 10!

About the Institution

The Shillong Law College, established in 1964, as an evening institution registered under the Societies Registration Act, No. XXI of 1860. It is also listed under Section 2(f) and 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956, and recognized by the Bar Council of India.

Initially affiliated with Guahati University, the college has been affiliated with North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) since 1973 and received permanent affiliation in 2007.

The college offers a 3-year LL.B. Degree Course and a 5-year B.A.LL.B Integrated Degree Course. Many graduates hold prominent positions, including High Court Judges, Advocate General, and Additional Advocate General.

Notable alumni include Shri S. N. Phukan, former Chief Justice of the High Court of Himachal Pradesh and Supreme Court Judge, Justice Home Choudhury, Justice A.P. Subbah, Justice B. Lamare, Justice S.R. Sen, and Justice Nelson Sailo. Several graduates have also served as Registrar General of the High Court of Meghalaya and various judicial positions.

About the Shillong Law College Moot Court Competition

We are excited to announce the inauguration of our 1st Moot Court Competition! This event offers aspiring legal professionals the chance to showcase their advocacy skills, legal knowledge, and courtroom decorum in a realistic simulation of court proceedings.

Participants will argue hypothetical cases before esteemed judges, enhancing their research, writing, and oral argument abilities.

The competition includes several rounds: preliminary, quarter-finals, semi-finals, and finals, each increasing in complexity. Teams will be judged on written submissions, oral arguments, and courtroom demeanor. This competition provides invaluable practical experience, networking opportunities, and the chance to develop essential legal skills.

Join us in this landmark event and take the first step towards a successful legal career. We look forward to witnessing the talent and dedication of our participants as they compete for top honors.

Message From the Moot Court Society

Dear Moot Court Enthusiasts,

As founding members of the Moot Court Society, we proudly celebrate the inaugural Moot Court Competition. This event marks a milestone in nurturing advocacy, legal reasoning, and justice.

Our vision emerged from a passion for law and a desire to create a platform for aspiring legal minds to hone their skills and engage in rigorous debate. This journey, marked by dedication and collaboration, has brought us here today.

We thank all participants, judges, and volunteers for embracing our vision. Your enthusiasm makes this competition special. To the participants, your hard work and courage are commendable. Win or lose, your efforts reflect your potential and passion.

Let us celebrate the values of fairness, integrity, and excellence that this competition stands for, and inspire future generations of law students.

With heartfelt thanks and best wishes,

The Founding Members of the Moot Court Society

Prizes and Rewards

  • Winner: Rs 1,01,000 + Certificate of Award + Trophy
  • Runners-Up: Rs 51,000 + Certificate of Award + Trophy
  • Best Speaker: Rs 16,000 + Certificate + Memento
  • Best Researcher: Rs 16,000 + Certificate + Memento
  • Best Memorial: Rs 16,000 + Certificate + Memento

Certificate of Participation will be provided to all the participants

Registration Process

  • The last date of provisional registration is 10th July 2024 by 11:59:59 PM. The teams must register online by 10th July 2024.
  • The Registration fee is Rs. 3299/- without accommodation and with accommodation Rs. 4799/-.
  • The provisional registration shall be done by filling up registration form mentioned at the end of this post.
  • Only after the provisional registration, the organising committee shall forward the final registration Link and bank details to the teams via their Email ID of the college and the Team leader. Thus, after the final Registration, the team codes shall be allotted a  maximum of 30 teams shall be registered on a first-come first-serve basis.
  • The registration shall be considered complete only when the ‘Registration Fee’ has been paid successfully and the registration form is duly filled with all the credentials.
  • The participants will receive an official approval mail from the organizing committee after their registration.
  • The organizing committee shall communicate the unique team codes to each team through mail which shall be quoted by the teams after the final registration for further communications with the organising committee.
  • Registration fee once paid is non-refundable.

Important Dates

  • Release of Moot Proposition and Rules: 24th June 2024
  • Provisional Registration Deadline: 5th July 2024
  • Final Registration Deadline: 10th July 2024
  • Clarification Requests Deadline: 20th July 2024
  • Release of Clarifications: 30th July 2024
  • Memorial Soft Copy Submission Deadline: 15th August 2024
  • Memorial Hard Copy Submission: 22nd August 2024
  • (Please note that the teams are not required to send the hard copies of their memorials by post, rather they are to bring 6 hard copies to the venue on the day of the competition, i.e., the 22nd of August,2024.))

Dates of Event

  • Prelims: 22nd August 2024
  • Quarter-finals & Semi-finals: 23rd August 2024
  • Researcher’s Test: 23rd August 2024
  • Finals: 24th August 2024

Important Contacts

  • Faculty Convenor: Shri T.J. Ahmed (09436118186)
  • Faculty Co-Convenor: Dr. D. Mawlong (07085155593)
  • Student Coordinator (PR Team): Neha Agarwal (08974121325)
  • Student Convenor: Krishanu Deb (09863128619)
  • For any queries related to the moot court competition, email theslcmootcourtsociety@gmail.com

Click here for provisional registration.

Click here to view the brochure and prize pool.

Source: Lawctopus

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