GNLU Debate 2016

Aishwarya Dhakarey

15 Aug 2016 2:37 PM GMT

  • GNLU Debate 2016

    The Debating Society of Gujarat National Law University invites eligible candidates to the fourth edition of The GNLU Debate scheduled to be held on September 30, October 1 and 2, 2016. It is an open British Parliamentary Debate tournament and we look forward to welcoming institutions, cross teams as well as independent participants.

    Adjudication Core

    The adjudicators on board for the GNLU Debate, 2016 are Ms. Achita Jacob (India), Mr. Andre Kua (Singapore), Mr. Souradip Sen (India), and Mr. Rishad Sharif (Bangladesh). Each of them have participated and won multiple tournaments apart from being the chief adjudicators in prestigious tournaments around the country.

    Registration Fee and Accommodation Details

    The registration fee for participants who wish to avail accommodation is Rs. 1750/-. The University has exclusive hostel facilities within campus for participants who come to GNLU to take part in any event organized by the University.

    For debaters and adjudicators who wish to make their own domestic arrangements for stay and don’t require the accommodation provided by GNLU, the registration fee is Rs. 1250/- per participant.

    The debate will conclude on October 2nd with the Closing Ceremony followed by Prize Distribution.


    Winners: Rs. 35,000

    Runners Up: Rs. 25,000

    Finalists: Rs. 10,000

    Semi-finalists: Rs. 5,000

    Quarter-finalists: Rs. 2,000

    Best Speaker: Rs. 9,000

    2nd Best Speaker: Rs. 7,500

    3rd Best Speaker: Rs. 5,000

    Best Adjudicator: Rs. 17,500

    2nd Best Adjudicator: Rs. 12,500

    3rd Best Adjudicator: Rs. 7,500

    Breaking Adjudicators: Rs. 1,000

    For those concerned that their prize money will be indefinitely deferred, there is no need to worry. The payment will be made to the individuals and teams winning the prize money at the Closing Ceremony on October 2nd, 2016.

    Adjudicator Subsidies

    Adjudicators who wish to avail subsidies are requested to send in their debate curriculum vitaes to with the subject of the mail as “Adjudicator Subsidy – Application”.

    The GNLU Debate offers adjudicators subsidy for experienced adjudicators and encourages applications from international debaters to apply for the same. Registration and accommodation fees are waived in respect of international participants.


    The registration can be done for Institutional Teams, Institutional Contingents, Cross Teams, Independent Adjudicators by filling up the following registration forms click here.


    In case any of any questions regarding The GNLU Debate, 2016 (pertaining to adjudicator subsidies, participant registration or any other clarification) please mail at with the subject of the mail as “Query pertaining to ___”.

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