National Moot Court Competition

About IFIM Law School , Bengaluru

IFIM Law School is affiliated with Karnataka State Law University and is approved by the Bar Council of India. The main aim of this competition is to provide the maximum standard of interaction with industry experts as well as other stalwarts of the legal fraternity in addition to witnessing and participating in a series of Moot Court rounds with the best of the others from India.

Mooting at IFIM Law School , Bengaluru

Mooting is an integral part of the curriculum at IFIM Law School. The institution provides a platform for students to hone their advocacy skills, critical thinking, and research skills through the simulation of court proceedings. IFIM’s MCC aims to provide students with practical experience in simulated court proceedings, which enables them to develop their skills in research, drafting, and oral advocacy.

The 2nd IFIM National Moot Court Competition, 2023 (Offline; Prizes worth Rs. 1.5L) [July 21-23, 2023]: Register by June 15th

After the massive success of IFIM NMCC-2022, the IFIM School of Law’s Moot Court Committee is proud to present the next edition of its moot. It is our immense pleasure and honour to invite you to our ‘2nd IFIM National Moot Court Competition, 2023.’ The competition will take place on the 21nd and 23rd of July, offline at the IFIM School of Law, Bengaluru!

The competition aims to provide a platform for law students to showcase their skills, exchange ideas, and learn from experienced professionals. It is an opportunity for students to test their knowledge, apply their legal skills, and compete with their peers from other institutions. The Moot Problem is drafted by Mr. Gautam Bhatia, who is a D.Phil. (Law) Candidate at the University of Oxford.

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.

About National Moot Court Competition, 2023

After the massive success of NMCC-2022, the IFIM School of Law’s Moot Court Committee is proud to bring the next edition of its moot. This year the theme is Constitutional Law. The Moot Problem is drafted by Mr. Gautam Bhatia, who is a D.Phil. (Law) Candidate at the University of Oxford. 


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.



Documents for IFIM NMCC 2023


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 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 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.

Submission of Memorials:

  • Once the Memorials have been submitted, no revisions, supplements or additions to the  Memorials will be accepted.
  • The last date for submitting the Memorials (for both Petitioner and Respondent sides) in soft copy is 10th July 2023 latest by 11:59 pm (23:59 Hours). The Memorials so submitted shall be judged for the “Best Memorial” Award. No amendments/ improvements shall be allowed subsequent to the referred submission.
  • The soft copy of the Memorials shall be sent via e-mail to with subject line “Memorial Submission – Team Code”. The Soft Copy should be sent in Microsoft Office Word Format [.doc or .docx] and PDF format [.pdf]. 
  • Attachments should be titled as <Team code> <PET> for Petitioner side and as <Team code> <RES> for Respondent side. [E.g., IFIM001 PET and IFIM001 RES]
  • Six (6) hard copies of each of the memorials for Petitioner & Respondent (excluding copies for use by the team) should be carried by the teams at the time of Formal Registration on 21st July 2023.
    • If the Organizers observe any differences in the soft copy and hard copy of the Memorials, the same may lead to disqualification of such team.
  • Late submissions beyond the stipulated date will attract a 2 points penalty for each day of delay. No soft copy submissions shall be accepted in any case after 11:59 pm (23:59 Hours) on 12th July 2023.
  • Each team must prepare memorials for both the sides to the dispute (Petitioner and  Respondent).


Prizes and Awards Criteria:

  • Winner: Rs. 60,000 INR /-
  • Runners-Up: Rs. 40,000 INR /-
  • Best Speaker – Male: Rs. 10,000 INR /-
  • Best Speaker – Female: Rs. 10,000 INR /-
  • Best Researcher – Male: Rs. 10,000 INR /-
  • Best Researcher – Female:  Rs. 10,000 INR /-
  • Best Memorial: Rs. 10,000 INR /-

Important Dates

31st May, 2023

Last Date for Provisional Registration (with early bird discount)

15th June, 2023

Last Date for Regular Registration

20th June, 2023

Last Date for seeking Clarifications

30th June, 2023

Release of Clarifications

10th July, 2023

Last Date for Memorial Submission (Soft Copy)

21st July, 2023

Formal Registration at IFIM School of Law’s campus

21st July, 2023

Date of Researchers’ Test

22nd and 23rd July, 2023

Date of the Competition (Oral Rounds)

Write to Us:


Tarun Sridharan, Convenor – +91 9481808542
Urrvi Chawla, Co-Convenor – +91 6292000174
Sahasra Raghuraman, Member – +91 9972445692

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