National Moot Court Competition – Beta

Overview

The takes immense pleasure in announcing our “3rd IFIM National Moot Court Competition, 2024.” The rounds will be conducted offline from 19th-21st July, 2024.

About IFIM Law School , Bengaluru

IFIM LAW SCHOOL

The Institute of Finance and International Management (IFIM), established in 1995 by the Dalal Street Investment Journal Group and promoted by the Centre for Developmental Education (CDE), is dedicated to nurturing holistic, socially responsible, and continuously employable professionals. The IFIM Group, with the support of the CDE, has founded a range of academic institutions, including the JAGSOM Management School, IFIM College, and the IFIM Law School.

IFIM Law School, Bengaluru, was instituted in 2014 and offers a comprehensive 5-year integrated B.B.A. L.L.B. program and 3-year L.L.B. program. Today, the IFIM Law School, based in India’s Silicon Valley, has earned recognition as 1st in the category of eminent law schools in India, 5th in the Southern Region, 4th in the State of Karnataka by the Global Human Resource Development Centre (GHRDC) survey, 2023, 2nd most Outstanding Law School of Excellence by the Global Human Resource Development Centre (GHRDC) survey, 2021, and the 9th Best Private Law School in India according to the Outlook Magazine Ranking 2021. Committed to delivering quality legal education, our institution boasts a meritorious faculty with strengths in research-centric approaches, Corporate Mentorship, Social Immersion Program, Personality Enhancement Program, and International Collaborations.

THE MOOT COURT COMMITTEE

The Moot Court Committee (MCC) stands as the vibrant nucleus of our esteemed mooting culture. Comprised of dedicated individuals, the MCC assumes a pivotal role in orchestrating our flagship competitions. With a steadfast commitment to furnishing a platform for students to refine their advocacy skills, legal reasoning, and research acumen, the MCC embodies excellence and integrity in every endeavour. Established as an initiative driven by the student body, the Moot Court C serves as a beacon of practical legal experience within our academic milieu.

Mooting, characterized by simulated court proceedings, presents students with an invaluable opportunity to cultivate their litigation prowess, gain insight into real-world legal intricacies, and deepen their comprehension of the legal framework. At IFIM, we foster a robust mooting culture through our National Moot Court Competitions, attracting participants from across the nation for an immersive three-day experience. The student-led nature of moot court injects a dynamic element into legal education, enriching the prestige and relevance of our academic programs. The MCC aspires to broaden its horizons by extending the reach and influence of our competitions to a global audience. By fostering an inclusive environment, we aim to offer students from around the world the chance to partake in the enriching experience of mooting at IFIM Law School.

OUR PAST NATIONAL MOOT COURT COMPETITIONS

The conducted from 25th to 27th February 2022, proved to be a significant milestone in the legal calendar, with over 20 teams participating from all over the country. The competition saw students from Ramaiah College of Law, Bangalore, to NMIMS, Mumbai, and even as far as RGNUL, Punjab. An inaugural event on 25th February set the tone for the competition, offering participants valuable insights into the intricacies of the moot problem.

Sponsorship support was instrumental to the success of the event. Unacademy served as the title sponsor, while Knowledge Partners such as K Singhania & Co, Rostrum Legal, and SCC Online, along with Research Partner King Stubb and Kasiva, and Strategy Partner LSAC Global, contributed to the competition’s credibility and organizational strength.

Distinguished professionals, including high court judges and legal chancellors such as Shri Dhyan Chinnappa, Ms. Avani Bansal and Ms. Kritika Padode Bhandari graced the occasion as chief guests and judges. Their presence added a layer of authenticity and expertise to the competition, ensuring a rigorous evaluation of the participants’ performances.

Focused on the contemporary topic of cryptocurrency, the competition delved into the complexities of this emerging legal landscape, providing a platform for students to engage in useful, applicable analysis. The moot problem, crafted by Mr. Sahil Charniya, a final year BA LLB student at the Law School, Auro University, Surat, brought real-world relevance to the competition.

The 2nd IFIM National Moot Court Competition, 2023, held from 21st to 23rd July 2023, emerged as a pinnacle of legal intellect and advocacy with over 30 teams participating. The moot problem, meticulously crafted by Gautam Bhatia, a Ph.D. holder from Oxford, was academically rigorous, focusing on the intricate realm of Constitutional Law.

The event garnered support from esteemed knowledge partners, SCC Online and EBC India, contributing to the competition’s credibility and reach. Mr. Vijay Belavadi, an intellectual luminary, served as the knowledge partner, further elevating the stature of the competition.

The cultural event on 22nd July, 2023 not only rejuvenated the participants but also highlighted the importance of balancing academic rigor with social interaction.

Distinguished professionals graced the occasion as chief guests and judges, such as Hon’ble Mr. Justice B.A. Patil, Hon’ble Mr. Justice P.N. Desai, and Prof. Venkatrao bringing their wealth of experience to the competition. High court judges and legal chancellors added a layer of authenticity and expertise to the judging process, creating an environment conducive to the growth and learning of the participants.

About the Moot Court Committee

Moot court is like the laboratories of Law schools where theoretical knowledge is tested in real life situations. The School of Law has a vibrant mooting culture and promotes mooting as an essential activity amongst its students. The IFIM School of Law’s Moot Court Committee (MCC) organizes two Annual Ranking Moot Court Competitions (ARMCC) every year as an intra-moot court competition of the law school. ARMCC-Minor is for the first-year students and is aimed at induction of the students to the world of mooting. ARMCC-Major is for all the students of the IFIM School of Law and is aimed at selecting the best group of students to represent the school at various Tier I and Tier II moots across India and the world. ARMCCs are organized with the objective of selecting the speakers and researchers who would later be representing IFIM School of Law in external national and international moot court competitions.

3rd IFIM NATIONAL MOOT COURT COMPETITION, 2024

MOOT GUIDELINES
Theme:

This year’s competition by IFIM’s Moot Court Committee is around Constitutional Law. Constitutional Law plays a crucial role in the fundamentals of mooting, as it provides the basis for the interpretation of the legal system. The moot proposition will revolve around issues pertaining to Article 368, which is a crucial constitutional provision in India.

Mode:

OFFINE

Documents for IFIM NMCC 2023

Eligibility:

Students pursuing their full-time 3-year LLB (or) 5-year LLB program from a University or Institute recognized by the Bar Council of India, are eligible to apply.

Team Composition:
  • Each team shall consist of 2 Speakers and 1 Researcher. In the case of a two-member team, both shall be speakers and one shall be permitted to appear as a researcher for the ‘Researcher’s Test.’ Teams are to notify which members are the respective speakers and researchers at the time of formal registration.
  • Each team will be provided a team code and each participant will be provided with an individual code which will be communicated to them in due time via email.

Registration Fee

  • The teams registering by 11:59 pm (23:59 Hours) of 31st May 2023 are required to send a registration fee of INR 4000/- (Rupees Four Thousand only). Teams registering after 31st May 2023 and by 11:59 pm (23:59 Hours) of 15th June 2023 shall be required to pay INR 5000/- (Rupees Five Thousand only) as registration fee. No registrations shall be accepted post 15th June, 2023.
  • The registration fee should be deposited via bank transfer to the following account:
  1. Bank Name: Axis Bank
    Account Name: IFIM LAW SCHOOL
    Account No: 922010033169523
    Customer ID: 102021460
    Branch: Koramangala
    IFSC Code: UTIB0000194
  • Registration fee once paid is non-refundable

Registration Procedure

  • Teams must confirm their participation by sending a scanned copy of the ‘Registration Form’ filled and duly signed by the Head of Participating Institution to nmcc@ifim.edu.in with subject line “Registration for IFIM NMCC 2023” latest by 11:59 PM (23:59 Hours) by 31st May, 2023 or 15th June, 2023.
  • Forms received after the deadline shall not be considered for registration.
  • The Participating Team shall be required to share a screenshot of the registration fee transaction details along with the Registration Fee Form and Travel Plan to nmcc@ifim.edu.in by 5 PM on 1st June 2023 or 16th June 2023, as the case maybe.
  • Formal Registration of the Participating Team (s) shall take place on 21st July 2023, 11: 00 AM onwards at – IFIM Law School, Opposite Infosys Campus Gate #4 #8P & 9P, KIADB Industrial Area, 1st Phase, Electronic City, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560100. The Participating Team shall be required to submit the hardcopy of the Registration Form during the Formal Registration on 21st July 2023.

Important Dates

17th May, 2024

Date of Release of Proposition

17th May, 2024

Commencement of Registration

2nd June, 2024

Last Date for Early Bird Registration

17th June, 2024

Last Date of Final Registration

21st June, 2024

Last Date For Seeking Clarifications

24th June, 2024

Release of Clarifications

5th July, 2024, 11:59PM

Deadline For Submission Of Soft Copy Of Memorial

19th and 21st July, 2024

Oral Rounds and Researchers Test

Details
Each Team must be registered as a representative of an educational institution.
Applications are invited from all Students who are part of B.B.A L.L.B as well as L.L.B courses.
All the teams must follow the rules and regulations of the Competition.
In case of any conflict final decision lies solely with the Organising Committee.
In case of any query, teams can call or drop a mail on the contact address and email ID given in the contact section below.
By registering for IFIM Law School’s “3rd NATIONAL MOOT COURT COMPETITION 2024, participants agree to the above rules and guidelines.
Awards and Certificates
Award for Winning Team – 60,000 INR and Certificates
Award for Runner up - 40,000 INR and Certificates
Best Speaker – Male – 10,000 INR and Certificate
Best Speaker – Female – 10,000 INR and Certificate
Best Researcher - 10,000 INR and Certificate
Best Memorial – Appellant – 10,000 INR and Certificate
Best Memorial – Respondent – 10,000 INR and Certificate

Meet the Team

Faculty chairs
Prof. Naman Shukla (Faculty Chair)
Prof. Naman Shukla (Faculty Chair)
STUDENT CORE TEAM
Ms. Yosha M (Convenor) – 4th Year, BBA LLB
Ms. Keerthana S (Co-Convenor) – 4th Year, BBA LLB
Ms. Sahasra Raghuraman (Secretary) – 3rd Year, BBA LLB
Mr. Srivatsan Ananth (Treasurer) – 2nd Year, LLB
STUDENT ORGANISERS
Ms. Jananni Babu – 2nd Year, LLB
Mr. Aswin Krishna – 4th Year, BBA LLB
Mr. Kush Tripathi – 4th Year, BBA LLB
Ms. Tiya Jain – 2nd Year, BBA LLB
Ms. Keerthi G – 2nd Year, BBA LLB
Mr. Parth Dwivedi – 2nd Year, BBA LLB
Ms. Ankita Sukumar – 1st Year, LLB
Mr. Aditya Iyer – 1st Year, BBA LLB
Mr. Priyanshu Bez – 1st Year, BBA LLB
Mr. Rhishi Soundar – 1st Year, BBA LLB

Write to Us:

Contact

IFIM Institutions,
8 P & 9 P, KIADB Industrial Area, Electronics City Phase 1, Electronic City, Bengaluru, Karnataka – 560100.

Convenor – Yosha M – 78924 56300
Co-Convenor – Keerthana S – 91082 87050

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