About the Competition: 

The Alternate Dispute Resolution Association of School of Law, UPES is proud to organize “Madhyastham UPES ADR Fest, 2021. Due to the risk associated with novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) outbreak, this Competition will be organized in Online Mode only. School of Law, UPES is a private school that was established in 2007 in Dehradun. UPES is one of the constituent schools of the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) and is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC). UPES is the first Indian University to partner with UK-based The University of Law for legal studies.

Alternative Dispute Resolution or ADR as it is commonly known is almost a movement that has quickly gained momentum in the Indian as well as the International Legal Fraternity. Dispute Resolution is a method by which people settle differences. It is a process by which compromise or agreement is reached while avoiding argument and dispute. It is a bargaining process between parties when both seek to reach an agreement that settles a matter of mutual concern or resolves a conflict.

Format of the Competition: 

“Madhyastham UPES ADR Fest’21” will be held in the month of February from 25th-28th. This fest will witness three national competitions:

  • 3rd National Mediation Competition 
  • 1st National Negotiation Competition 
  • 1st National Arbitral Award Writing Competition


It is open for all law students from all over India. Each participant must be a current Undergraduate Student (5-years or 3-year Course) of their respective institution.

University Representation: 

Considering the limitation on the number of teams, each University is permitted to be represented by only two teams.

Important Dates 

Last date for Final Registration: January 29, 2021.

Inaugural Ceremony: February 25, 2021.

Date of Competition: February 26-28, 2021.

Valedictory Ceremony: February 28, 2021.

Link of the Provisional Registration


For any query feel free to mail us at or call:

Nishtha Kansal (Student Convener)


Harsh Pandya (Student Secretary)


Divya Sharma (Student Treasurer)


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