10th Professor V.S. Mani Memorial International Law Moot Court Competition by Seedling School of Law & Governance, Jaipur National University – Jaipur [14th-16th, March ; Cash Prizes of Rs. 75k]: Apply by Feb 28

About Seedling School of Law & Governance, Jaipur National University

This Law School is the pathway to an intellectually challenging, personally gratifying, and financially rewarding professional and personal life. The School is counted among the top 5 law colleges in India and turns out well-trained professionals to serve a variety of legal functions in our country. Legal professionals from this School are known problem-solvers and innovators who are willing to take on new responsibilities, tackle ever-evolving challenges, master new technologies, and navigate effortlessly through a complex and dynamic legal system.

The School is a leader and innovator of legal education in India and is one of the top law colleges conducting moot court activity in the country. The vibrant community at the School values people, their expertise, and skills to provide for a healthy intellectual exchange. The School was established and founded by one of the Legal Luminaries of India, (Late) Prof V.S. Mani, and it runs programs along the pattern of the best National Law Schools in the country.

About the Competition

Seedling School of Law and Governance (SSLG) is announcing the 10th edition of Professor V.S. Mani Memorial International Law Moot Court Competition during March 14 to 16, 2024.

SSLG was founded and established by the internationally renowned legal luminary Late Prof. (Dr). V.S. Mani in the year 2008, who was an expert in the field of International Law. Professor Mani has also appeared before the International Court of Justice as an agent and counsel on several occasions. He was Legal Advisor to the Government of the Republic of Nauru in 1981-83 and again in 1985-90. He was directly involved in organizing Nauru’s case against Australia before the International Court of Justice (1986-93). Under his able stewardship and guideship, the Seedling School of Law and Governance reached to such heights at par with the National Law Schools in India.

SSLG has aced itself in academic scholarship and has been successful in building its name as a renowned educational institution in academia over fifteen glorious years of commendable growth journey under the leadership of Hon’ble Chancellor, Dr. Sandeep Bakshi. The University was successfully accredited by 2015-2022 and 2022-2027.

The paradigm of judging has always been extraordinary, with Judges of Supreme Court, High Courts, Senior Counsels, Corporate Lawyers’ and many eminent Academicians, judging the various rounds of Moot Court and augmenting the standard of the competition.

It gives us immense pleasure to most cordially invite your esteemed institution to participate in

The 10th edition of Professor V.S. Mani Memorial International Law Moot Court Competition- 2024 being held and hosted by Jaipur National University, Jaipur at its Seedling School of Law and Governance (SSLG) from 14th to 16th March, 2024

Eligibility for Participation

  1. The Competition is open to all students, enrolled bona fide on a regular basis in an undergraduate Law course (5 years integrated Law course /3 Year L.L.B Course) or its equivalent conducted by any recognized Institution/College/University of any country.
  1. No Institution/College/University shall enter the Competition with more than one team.
  2. A cap of 50 teams is reserved for the Competition, and teams will be selected by first come first serve basis.
  3. Each Team shall comprise of a minimum of two members and a maximum of three members. In a Team comprising of two members, both the members shall be designated as Speakers. In a Team comprising of three members, the third member of the team shall be designated as Researcher.
  4. Any additional member or team coach of any team shall not formally be recognized and will not be entitled to a certificate from the University.

Registration of teams

  1. Each team shall complete the registration within the stipulated time. The registration is a two-step process comprising of filling up of the registration form and payment of the registration fee as provided in Rule 7.
  2. Registration will be open till 28th February, 2024 (11:59 P.M. IST). The registration form can be downloaded from the official website of the University (www.jnujaipur.ac.in).
  3. The Teams are required to send a bona-fide letter issued by the appropriate authority of their College or University along with the duly filled registration form.

Registration Fee

  1. The Registration Fee is INR 5,000/- Indian teams.
  2. All other Teams shall pay US $ 100 or its equivalent excluding service charge (if any) in Euro as registration fee.
  3. Payment of Registration Fee:

(a) Indian Teams must make payment by Online Payment/Demand Draft. The procedure for the same has been provided in the Annexure to the Competition Rules.

(b) Payment by all other teams must be made by Online Payment/Bank Transfer. The procedure for the same has been provided in the registration form.

(c) All the formalities concerning the registration process should be completed by 28th February, 2024. The decision of the Director shall be final in this regard.

(d) Once the Team is registered after completing the formalities, a Team Code shall be assigned to it by 1st March, 2024.

(e) A Team that has registered pursuant to Rules 1.4 may change its composition only after informing the Moot Court Committee of such change. Any changes with respect to the contact details shall be notified to the Moot Court Committee with immediate effect. This obligation to inform shall continue throughout the course of the Competition.

For payment (DD/Bank Transfer/UPI/RTGS)




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  1. The Winning Team shall be awarded a Trophy and a cash prize of 30000/- INR.
  2. The Runner-ups Team shall be awarded a cash prize of 20000/- INR.
  3. The Best Written Submission award carries a Plaque and cash prize of 7000/- INR.
  4. The Best Speaker shall be awarded a Plaque and a cash prize of 6000/- INR.
  5. The Best Researcher shall be awarded a Plaque and a cash prize of 5000/- INR.

Note: The Prize Money can be increased depending upon the sponsorship.

Important Dates

Last Date of Registration: 28.02.2024 (11.59 P. M. IST).

Last Date of Memorial Submission (Soft Copy): 07.03.2024

Last Date of Memorial Submission (Hard Copy): 10.03.2024

Dates of the Competition: 14.03.2024 to 16.03.2024


E-mail: mootcourt@jnujaipur.ac.in

Faculty and Student Core Committee:

Faculty Convener: Mr. Amar Anshul Mob: (+91-7838393814)

Faculty Co-Convener: Mr. Keshav Gaur Mob: (+91-8094520659)


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