Maharashtra National Law University Nagpur, Moot Court Competition

Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur was established by the Government of Maharashtra through an enactment known as the Maharashtra National Law University Act (Maharashtra Act No. VI of 2014).

The university currently offers BALL.B. (Hons.) Five Year Integrated Degree Course, BALL.B. (Hons. in Adjudication and Justice) Five-Year Integrated Degree, BBALL.B. (Hons.) Five-Year Integrated Degree, LL.M. One-year postgraduate course and Ph.D. at the interface to law and legal issues, in addition to diploma and certificate courses. While it has strong student-centric goals, it also has an extensive focus on the comprehensive development of its bright and hard-working faculty members, motivating them to reach new heights.

About the competition

The University presents you with the second edition of the National Moot Court Competition, the 2ndnd MNLU, Nagpur National Moot Court Competition, 2023. This year the competition will be held in physical mode with the participation of different teams from different law schools across the country.

This year the competition includes a Memorial Selection Round where the Memorials for each represented side will be reviewed twice and the top 20 selected teams will advance to the next rounds and get a chance to compete in the exciting oral rounds of the best. In-class campus of MNLU, Nagpur, before senior scholars, lawyers and judges.

The theme of the competition is an intersection between technical law, criminal law and constitutional law, chosen to spark an in-depth discussion of the emerging field of law.


Participating team members must be undergraduate students pursuing a three-year or five-year integrated law degree from a BCI-recognized institution. Only one (1) team from any given college or institution may enter to participate in the competition. Students from different colleges/institutions may not form an inter-college team.

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team composition

A team consists of three (3) members, ie two speakers and one researcher. The roles of the participants are the same throughout the competition.


preliminary registration

Universities interested in reserving a place for their team can provisionally register their university with the organizer using the online form provided HERE. Provisional registration can be made until December 20, 2022.

Team Registration of Universities

All teams must register for Phase 1 i.e. Memorial Evaluation Rounds, 2nd MNLU, Nagpur NMCC, 2023 on or before December 25, 2022 using the online registration form provided HERE.

Interested teams are required to pay a registration fee of INR 2,500/- for Memorial Evaluation Rounds via online bank transfer, details of which will be communicated to the registering universities after preliminary registration. The receipt of the online transfer must be attached to the registration form itself.

The teams qualifying for Stage 2 i.e. Oral Rounds are also required to pay a registration fee of INR 3,500/- details of which will be communicated to the qualifying teams in a timely manner.
General Instructions

Successfully registered teams will be assigned team codes via their respective emails. Apart from the team code, teams are requested not to display or add their institution’s names or logos anywhere in communications addressed to the organizers or in memorials/materials submitted to the competition. Failure to comply with the rules will result in a penalty.

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