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THEMIS 2023: Third Edition To The National Moot Court Competition Organized By Christ University [17th-19th March]

2 Feb 2023 5:25 PM GMT
THEMIS 2023: Third Edition To The National Moot Court Competition Organized By Christ University [17th-19th March]

CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa Campus is elated to invite participants for THEMIS 2023, the third edition to the National Moot Court Competition, organised from 17th to 19th, March 2023!

The first edition of THEMIS was a memorial based competition, which was conducted virtually in the year 2020, with participation from teams representing the spirit of teamwork by engaging in various stages of the competition testing different sets of skills required in the profession. The first edition of THEMIS was won by the Indian Law Society’s Law College, Pune, with Dr. B.R. Ambedkar College of Law, Visakhapatnam being the Runner Up.

The second edition of THEMIS also was a huge success. It was conducted virtually in 2022 and was concluded with Army Law College, Mohali being the winners and the Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (GNLU) being the runners-up. The final round for the THEMIS Moot Court Competition, 2021 was judged by Mr. Janggoulen Haokip, the chief Justice Magistrate of Churachandpur, and Mr. Yuvraj K Singh, an Associate Partner in Desai and Dewanji.

The third edition of THEMIS aims at continuing the benchmark set up by the wholesome participation seen in the previous edition of the competition, while improving on the experience of the participants by inviting them to present their mooting skills in front of the judges.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Participation is strictly restricted to bona fide law students pursuing the three years or five years LL.B. degree course in any recognised institution in India;
  • Students pursuing their LL.M. and Diploma courses are not eligible for participation;
  • Only one team shall be allowed to represent each participating institution;
  • Each participating team should have three participating members. In a team, two members shall be designated as ‘Speakers’ and the third member shall be designated as ‘Researcher’.

Registration Process

The registration process for the THEMIS National Moot Court Competition is as follows:

  • Provisional Registration: The provisional registration for the moot shall open in the third week of January 2023. A total of 32 slots are available for the moot, meaning thereby that the registration for the moot shall take place on a first-come-first-serve basis. Provisional Registration may be done by sending an official confirmation of the registering team from the official email address of the moot court society of the registering institution. Provisional registration received after 10th February 2023 may not be considered. Confirmation of Registration of the teams will be duly communicated. Upon receiving the acknowledgment of the provisional registration, participants are requested to complete the payment process and fill the final registration form.
  • Final Registration: Please note that Final Registration would be confirmed after the confirmation of provisional registration of the registering team. Final registration shall require a Letter of Authorization signed by the Head of the Institution/Head of the Moot Court Committee/Society/Association.
  • The registration fees for the THEMIS National Moot Court Competition is INR 4,500/- (early bird registration) INR 5,000/- (registration after 5th February). The registration fee is inclusive of accommodation charges.

The duly filled Travel Form is to be submitted by the teams on or before 25th February, 2023.

Prizes for the Winners

  1. Winners: Rs. 1,00,000/-
  2. Runner-Up: Rs. 70,000/-
  3. Best Researcher: Rs. 25,000/-
  4. Best Speaker: Rs. 25,000/-
  5. Best Memorial: Rs. 25,000/-

The Important Dates

Release of Moot Problem

January 23, 2023

The Last Date for Registration

February 15, 2020

Last Date for Clarifications

February 19, 2023

Last date for Memo submission (soft copy)

February 25, 2023

Last date for Memo Submission (hard Copy)

February 20, 2023

Draw of lots and Researcher’s Test

March 17, 2023

Oral Rounds- 17th to 19th March, 2023

March 17-19, 2023

Rules and Regulations of the Competition

The important links for the competition are as follows:

1. Registration Form

2. Brochure

3. Payment

4. Rules and Regulations

Contact Details:

The following are the contact details, for any clarifications which the teams might wish to seek:

  1. Ms. Jaya (Student Convenor) - +91 78376 00444 ; (email)
  2. Ms. Sayyeda Fatema (Head of PR) - +91 94707 19995 ; (email)
  3. Mr. Rahul Chatwal (Head of Hospitality) - +91 97192 28545 ; (email)
  4. Mr. Raghav Agarwal (Head of Accommodation) - +91 98368 51401 ; (email).
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