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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 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 is 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 artiste 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 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, Navi Mumbai 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.

The institution reflects his dedication to shaping professionals through its renowned academic prowess and commitment to excellence in education and healthcare.D Y Patil Deemed to be University, School of Law is a distinguished institute committed to shaping industry-ready legal professionals. Our mission is to cultivate individuals who will strengthen the Indian Judiciary system through the knowledge acquired at our esteemed university. We prioritise a holistic approach to education, blending theoretical study practices with practical learning to ensure our students are well-prepared for real-life cases. To enhance practical skills, students actively participate in mock hearings, providing them with invaluable simulation exercises.

About the opportunity:

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

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

The Association of Indian Universities (AIU) has expanded its wings and added to its activities another features 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.


  1. 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.

  2. Only one team is permitted to participate from each participating university.

  3. The team must consist of three members; two members shall be designated as ‘Speakers’ and the third member shall be designated as ‘Researcher’.

  4. No change in the name of the participant(s) shall be permitted after the receipt of registration form (hard copy) i.e on 29th February 2024.


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).

2. 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).

3. 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).

4. 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).

5. 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).

6. 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 202

Last date of Seeking Clarification

20th February 2024

Release of Clarification

23rd February 2024

Last date for registration vide google form link and payment.

26th February 2024

Last Date of Submission of Hard Copies of Registration Forms (Annexure II)

29th February 2024

Allotment of Team Codes

6th March 2024

Last date for submission of soft copy of written submission

9th March 2024

Last Date for submission of Travel Forms- Annexure III (E-mail)

9th March 2024

Last Date for Submission of Three Hard Copies with Written Submission for Both Sides (Memorial)

24th March 2024

Arrival of Teams and Registration form i.e Annexure I to be carried along.

3rd April 2024 (10:00 AM To 4:00 pm)

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 26th February 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 29th February 2024.

Contact Details:

Email: dypsol.aiunationalmoot@dypatil.edu

Convenor: Dr. Karuna Malviya, Director, D Y Patil School of Law – 9702695610

Faculty Convenor: Mr. Kevin Tauro, Asst. Professor, D Y Patil School of Law – 9820529060

Student Convenor: Satya Nilesh Agarwal – 7020464148

Important Links

Click here to Register

The 3rd AIU National Moot Court Competition brochure is here & the rules, regulations and moot proposition is here

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