ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
There are more than 5500 management institutes offering post graduate courses in management across India. Yet not even a handful figure in the Global Top 200 B- school ranking. The SVKM’s NMIMS Navi Mumbai Campus is an absolute exception. SVKM’s
NMIMS Navi Mumbai Campus ranks among the top ten Business Schools in our country, and this has been the legacy of this Premium Management Institute for decades. NMIMS has over the last 35 years grown from a management institute offering a single product namely MBA education to a Deemed to be University offering multiple products through separate schools in Business Management, Pharmacy, Technology Management & Engineering, Hospitality, Architecture, Science, Commerce, Economics, and Law. In addition to this, the college provides the students with an enormous space to grow, study and further provides mental stimulation by conducting workshops and seminars for the students. The well-curated teaching staff also enables the students to access the educational resources without any hesitation.
The School of Law (SOL) at NMIMS: The School of Law offers students with prospective first-hand learning, allowing them to fully imbibe the knowledge of Law with exposure to Critical Thinking, Legal Writing, Moot Courts. The School of Law apart from this. Also promotes different extra-curricular and co-curricular activities in the form of various clubs and committees. The Institute also provides the students with top-notch facilities like the moot court, the library, the computer lab, various journals and learning resources. The skilled teaching staff and support staff assist the students to easily integrate into the course and participate in events.
ABOUT THE COMPETITION
We at School of Law, NMIMS Navi Mumbai couldn’t be more exhilarated and excited to announce our Second National Moot- Court Competition, 2023. We aim to connect with our fellow Law Schools from across the country and rejoice in welcoming and hosting the very worthy participants. The event aims to construct a productive platform where young legal minds come together and showcase their skills which are far more valuable than winning or being eliminated in an event. We aim to be able to flourish a learning platform through this event. We look forward to hosting the young intellects!
RELEASE OF PROVISIONAL REGISTRATION: 1ST MARCH 2023
CLOSING OF REGISTRATION: 18TH MARCH 2023
LAST DATE TO SEEK CLARIFICATION: 20TH MARCH 2023
RELEASE OF CLARIFICATION: 24TH MARCH 2023
SUBMISSION OF MEMORIALS: 1ST APRIL 20223
DRAW OF LOTS, RESEARCHER’S TEST AND MEMORIAL EXCHANGE: 6TH APRIL 2023
ORAL ROUNDS( PRELIMS AND QUATERS): 7TH APRIL 2023
SEMI FINAL AND FINALS AND VALEDICTORY SESSIONS : 8TH APRIL 2023
FORMATTING AND SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Memorial Structure: The Memorial must contain the following contents in the order as stated below:
i) Cover Page – The Cover Page must be BLUE for the Petitioner and RED for the Respondent. A penalty of 1 (One) mark per side shall be levied in case the team uses the wrong cover page in their Memorial. The Cover Page of the Memorial must contain the following information:
The ‘team code’ in the top right corner
The ‘name’ and ‘year’ of the Competition
The name of the case (Case Title)
The ‘side’ for which the Memorial has been prepared
Name of the ‘forum’ resolving the dispute
ii) Table of Contents
iii) List of Abbreviations
iv) Index of Authorities: The Index of Authorities must list all the authorities cited in the Memorial.
v) Statement of Jurisdiction
vi) Statement of Facts: The Statement of Facts must contain a concise statement of the relevant facts to the dispute. As far as may be, the Statement of Facts should be limited to the stipulated facts and legitimate inferences which can be drawn from those facts. Statement of Facts shall not exceed 2 pages.
[Note: Non – compliance will result in a penalty of 1 mark for each exceeded page.]
i) Issues Raised: Issues shall be restricted to the ones mentioned in the Moot- Proposition and no new issues shall be added by the teams.
ii) Summary of Arguments: The summary of arguments should contain a summary of the substance of the arguments, and should not merely be the production of the various headings and subheadings of arguments. The Summary of Arguments shall not exceed 2 pages.
[Note: Non-compliance will result in a penalty of 1 mark for each exceeded page.]
iii) Pleadings/Arguments Advanced: All legal arguments must be limited to the Pleadings/Arguments Advanced section of the Memorial. The Pleadings/Arguments Advanced must not exceed 20 pages.
[Note: Non- compliance will result in a penalty of 2 marks for each exceeded page.]
iv) Prayer: The Prayer shall not exceed 1 page.
Team Code: The team code must be ascribed to the top right corner of the cover page. The code must be succeeded by the side for which the Memorial is prepared. The teams must use “P” for Petitioner and “R” for Respondent. For instance, in the case of Team Code being TC-500,the team must write “TC-500P” in case of Memorial for ‘Petitioner’ and “TC-500 R” in case of Memorial for ‘Respondent’.
Margin: The Memorial must maintain an equal margin of 1 inch on all sides.
Basic compliance for Memorial: The Memorial (including the preliminary pages and excluding the cover page) shall adhere to the following mandatory specifications: Paper size: A4, Font type:
Times New Roman, Font size: 12, Line spacing: 1.5, Body of text: Justified.
[Note: Non-compliance will result in a penalty of 02 marks for each side of the written submission.]
Footnotes: The footnotes must be in font type: Times New Roman, Font size: 10, Line spacing: 1.0, Paragraph spacing: 0, no additional space between2 footnotes and body of text and Justified with a Uniform Style of Citation (Bluebook, 20th Edition)to be strictly followed throughout the Memorial.
[Note: Non-compliance will result in a penalty of 1 (One) mark per page.]
Header and Footer: The font used for the header/footer, if any, shall be Times New Roman, size 10 with single spacing.
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