GNLU Debate 2016

Aishwarya Dhakarey
15 Aug 2016 2:37 PM GMT
GNLU Debate 2016
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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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] with the subject of the mail as “Query pertaining to ___”.

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