3rd AIU National Moot Court Competition, hosted by D Y Patil Deemed to be University School of Law, Navi Mumbai. Register by 10th March, 2024.

About Association of Indian Universities

The Association of Indian Universities is an Apex Advisory Body on Higher
Education mandated by the Ministry of Education, to determine the equivalence
of foreign degrees and conduct Youth Affairs & Sports Activities in the Higher
Education Sector in India. At present, AIU has about 985 member universities
(central, Institute of National Importance, state and private universities),
including 16 overseas universities, and has been serving the Higher Education
Sector for the last 97 years. Many national luminaries have served this
organization in different capacities, and the most prominent examples are Dr. S.
Radhakrishnan, Dr. Zakir Hussain, and Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee who have
served as Presidents of AIU. The organization has worked as an intellectual
resource of the country and has contributed to the policy processes of the
government and its agencies. AIU has been annually organizing the Inter-
University Youth Festivals (UNIFESTS) since 1985 at the Zonal and National
level where a large number of youth artists from member universities and it’s
about 45000 affiliated colleges participate. These festivals play a signifi- cant
role in promoting in our youth, a pride of Indian culture and an awareness of
youth identity. AIU is the only nodal agency in the entire country for organizing
the inter-university youth programs for about 39 million youth students of the
Higher Education Sector in India. Also, this is the only establishment where the
above-cited youth programs can be conceptualized and implemented for the
students at the zonal, national, as well as international level. In continuation of
our endeavors and addition to the above-mentioned youth festivals, the AIU has
launched the organization of Asian University Youth Festival (AUFEST),
International Youth Festival, National Women Student Parliament, National
Moot Court Competition, National Adventure/Tracking Camp and National
Qawwali Competition etc. From the current session, AIU has earmarked the
entire country in eight zones for the smooth conduct of Youth Affairs Programs.

About DY Patil Deemed to be University, School of Law

Dr. Vijay D. Patil, Hon’ble Chancellor of D Y Patil University truly believes
that in a proliferating global economy, the best way to empower the youth of the
country would be to make good educational facilities available to them. He feels
that the progress of the future generations is defined by the world we choose to
create for them & hence the best way to empower the youth would be to
develop an ecosystem that offers opportunities for them to learn, grow and
excel. Dr Vijay D Patil shares a special bond with the students, staff and faculty
of the institutions of the group. He is an approachable leader, constantly keen to
understand the needs of the organization and looking for ways to create a better
experience for all, through collaboration and cooperation. It has always been
DY Patil University’s goal to enhance the employability of graduates. The
programs are backed by research, a sound curriculum and delivered by faculty
who have been educated and trained at some of the best educational institutions
in the country and abroad. Our university’s academic structure is at par with the
best in the world today.

About the opportunity

D Y Patil Deemed to be University School of Law, Navi Mumbai is hosting 3 rd
AIU National Moot Court Competition.

Dates: 4 th of April 2024 to 6 th of April 2024

The Association of Indian Universities (AIU) has expanded its wings and added
to its activities another feature of holding a National Moot Court Competition.
The aim of this competition is to provide undergraduate law students with an
opportunity to harness their skills in research and advocacy. The moot
proposition is based on a fictional dispute set in areas of law that are unsettled
or that have been subject to recent developments. This competition aims to set
the highest standards by providing an opportunity to make arguments before
eminent academicians, advocates and judges. It encourages healthy competition
between the institutes imparting legal education and promotes social bonding
among the students.


  • Participation is restricted strictly to bona fide law students pursuing the three years or five years LL.B. degree course in any institution in
  • India. Students doing their LL.M. and Diploma courses are not eligible for participation.
  • Only one team is permitted to participate from each participating university.
  • The team must consist of three members; two members shall be designated as ‘Speakers’ and the third member shall be designated as ‘Researcher’.
  • No change in the name of the participant(s) shall be permitted after the receipt of registration form (hard copy) i.e on 17th March  2024.


The Moot Problem is based upon Constitutional Law and Electoral Bonds.


  • The Team winning the final round of the Competition shall be given a trophy, certificates, medals and a cash prize of Rs. 30,000/- (Indian Rupees Thirty Thousand Only).
  • The first runners-up team in the final round of the Competition shall be given a trophy, certificates, medals and a cash prize of Rs. 20,000/- (Indian Rupees Twenty Thousand Only).
  • The second runner-up team standing third in the semi-final rounds shall be given a trophy, certificates, medals and a cash prize of Rs. 10,000/- (Indian Rupees Ten Thousand Only).
  • The team having the highest average written submission score for both sides shall be given a trophy, certificates, and a cash prize of Rs. 10,000/- (Indian Rupees Ten Thousand Only).
  • The best speaker having the highest score in the preliminary rounds shall be given a trophy, certificate, and a cash prize of Rs. 5,000/- (Indian Rupees Five Thousand Only).
  • The researcher having the highest score in the researcher’s test shall be given a trophy, certificate, and a cash prize of INR 5,000/- (Indian Rupees Five Thousand Only).

Important Dates

  • Notification of the Competition and Release of the Moot Problem – 9th February 2024
  • Last date of Seeking Clarification – 29th February 2024
  • Release of Clarification – 4th March 2024
  • Last date for registration vide google form link and payment – 10th March 2024
  • Last Date of Submission of Hard Copies of Registration Forms (Annexure II) – 17th March 2024
  • Last date for submissions of travel forms- Annexure III (E-Mail) – 17th March 2024
  • Allotment of Team Codes – 20th March 2024
  • Last date for submission of soft copy of memorials for both sides – 21st March 2024
  • Last Date for Submission of Three Hard Copies of memorials for both sides – 28th March 2024
  • Arrival of Teams and Registration form i.e Annexure I to be carried along. (10:00 AM To 4:00 pm) – 3rd April 2024
  • Opening Ceremony, Researchers Test, Draw of Lots and Exchange of Memorial – 4th April 2024
  • Preliminary Round and Quarter Final Round – 5th April 2024
  • Semi Final Round, Final Round, Award Ceremony and Valedictory Session – 6th April 2024
  • Departure of Teams – 7th April 2024 (Within 12:00 PM)

Registration Fee

  • The participating team consisting of three students is required to pay Rs. 9,000/- as registration fee. Faculties accompanying (if any) shall pay Rs. 3,000/- Extra.
  • The registration fees must be paid by scanning the QR code or by paying it directly through the net banking on the below mentioned bank account. 
  • Details or a screenshot of the payment shall be uploaded in the google form.
  • Non-payment or part payment of Registration Fees shall result in the cancellation of Registration of the Participating Team.
  • This fee is exclusive of the travel to and from the campus to the airport/ railway station/ bus station. It is the sole responsibility of the teams to arrange for their travel.
  • Accommodation and food shall be provided. Please refer to the booklet for details.

Account Details
Name of the Bank – AXIS BANK LTD
Bank Address – NERUL , NAVI MUMBAI
Account Number – 923010005603122
MICR CODE – 400211167

Registration Process

  • All the participating teams from the universities have to confirm participation by sending a duly filled google form on or before 10th March 2024.
  • Please note that only one team can participate from a university on first come first bases.
  • The duly filled-in hard copy of the Registration Form (Annexure- II) must reach the Organisers by 17th March 2024.

Contact Details

  • Email: dypsol.aiunationalmoot@dypatil.edu
  • Convenor: Dr. Karuna Malviya, Director of D Y Patil, School of Law – 9702695610
  • Faculty Convenor: Mr. Kevin Tauro, Asst. Professor of D Y Patil, School of Law – 9820529060
  • Student Convenor: Master Satya Nilesh Agarwal – 7020464148

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