NHRC-GNLU National Moot Court Competition, 2019 from 26-29 September 2019.

Deadline for Registration:9 August 2019

No Registration Fee.

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) for the NHRC-GNLU National Moot Court Competition which is scheduled to be held from 26-29 September 2019.

The NHRC since its inception in 1993 has been a crusader in the field of human rights and has actively taken steps to promote and protect the same. For over a decade, GNLU has served as a platform for law students to explore the nuances of contemporary issues of diverse areas of law through the organization of moot court competitions. The opportunity to conduct the National Moot Court Competition in collaboration with the NHRC marks a continuation of this legacy whilst setting higher standards to rigorously test the legal acumen, research, and oratory skills of the participating teams and contributing towards the discourse and discussion over pertinent issues.

Extending the objective of dissemination of human rights awareness and in light of current global issues, the theme of the Competition is – Cultural Rights of Local Population and Influx of Illegal Migrants and Refugees.    


The Winners and Runners-up of the Competition will receive cash prizes of INR 50,000 and INR 25,000 respectively, along with other prizes.

Cash prizes and other awards will also be handed out to the Best Orator (Final Rounds), the Best Orator (Preliminary Rounds), and the Best Written Submissions.

Registration Deadline:

Kindly note that the last date for Registration is 9 August 2019. 

The scanned copy of the Registration Form must be emailed to nhrc_gnlumoot@gnlu.ac.in with the subject “Registration on behalf of [Name of the University/College/Institution].

Registration Fee:   

Kindly note there is No Registration Fee payable for the competition.

The tentative schedule for the competition is as follows:

Release of moot problem 24 May 2019
Last date to submit clarifications 14 July 2019
Last date for completion of all registration formalities

Last date for submission of hard copy of registration form

9 August 2019

16 August 2019

Last date for submission of soft copy of written submissions 8 September 2019
Last date for submission of hard copy of written submissions 13 September 2019
Inaugural Ceremony and Orientation 26 September 2019
Oral Rounds 27-29 September 2019



Please visit our Official Website and Facebook page for all the updates related to the Competition!

The Moot Problem, Official Schedule, Registration Form, and Rules of the Competition, Contact Details, CLICK HERE

If you would like any further information, please feel free to contact:  

Dr. Girish R., Faculty Convenor at rgirish@gnlu.ac.in, +91-8128650806;
Mr. Rohan Merchant, Student Convenor at rohanmerchant108@gmail.com, +91-9824151770;
Ms. Yashi Saraswat, Student Convenor at yashilata@gmail.com, +91-9898238740;
Ms. Anushka Sinha, Student Co-Convenor at anushka297@gmail.com, +91-8141207125;
Ms. Shubhangi Singh, Student Coordinator, Communications at shubhangi2314@gmail.com, +91-9904898812.

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