1st Vishwakarma University, National Moot Court Competition [Cash Prizes Worth Rs 22K]: Register by March 18


About Vishwakarma University

Vishwakarma University, Pune (VU) is a natural offshoot of the Vishwakarma Group of Institutions’ educational legacy spanning more than 35 years. 

The University has been established as a State Private University through Maharashtra Government Act in the year 2017 and has received approval from the University Grants Commission. Vishwakarma University is a Member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU, New Delhi). As per Times Higher Education Global Impact Rankings 2021, Vishwakarma University, Pune is featured in the top institutions amongst 1200 universities from 98 countries/regions.

About the Moot Court Competition

The 1st Vishwakarma University, National Moot Court Competition focuses on addressing contemporary legal challenges arising as a result of rapid technological advancements. The competition aims to develop participants’ legal skills through simulated appellate court proceedings, including research, writing, and oral advocacy. The competition will help students understand legal processes, apply legal knowledge to hypothetical scenarios, and promote ethical lawyering while simultaneously honing critical thinking and problem-solving abilities. It will also enable the participants to hone their courtroom etiquette as well as network with peers and legal professionals.

Venue: Vishwakarma University, Survey No 2, 3,4, Kondhwa Main Rd, Laxmi Nagar, Betal Nagar, Kondhwa, Pune, Maharashtra 411048


  • Participation is strictly restricted to bona fide law students pursuing the three-year or five-year LL.B. degree course in any institution in India. Students pursuing their LL.M. and Diploma courses are not eligible for participation.
  • Only one team shall be allowed to represent each participating institution.
  • Each participating team should have a minimum of two members and a maximum of three participating members. In a team, two members shall be designated as ‘Speakers’ and the third member (if any) shall be designated as a ‘Researcher’


  • The winner of the Final Round will be given the “Best Team” certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 10,000
  • The runner-up of the Final Round will be given the “1st Runner Up” certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 8000
  • The team with the highest memorial scores will be given the “Best Memorial” certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 2000
  • The “Best Mooter” award shall be determined based on the total marks secured during the Preliminary Round and will be given the “Best Mooter” certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 2000
  • In addition to the above, certificates will be issued to all the participants only during the valedictory function and no prior request shall be entertained in any case.

Important Dates

Release of Moot Problem29/022024
Last Date of Registration18/03/2024
Last Date for Seeking Clarification18/03/2024
Release of Clarifications18/03/2024
Last Date of Submission of Soft Copy of Written Submissions21/03/2024
Draw of Lots and Exchange of Written Submissions29/03/2024
Preliminary Rounds, Quarter Finals and Semi Final Rounds30/03/2024
Final Rounds13/04/2024
Valedictory and Prize Distribution13/04/2024

Registration Fees

To confirm participation, teams of every Institution should register themselves. The registration fee for every team is Rs. 3000/-

Account Details

  • Account Holder: Vishwakarma University
  • Bank Name: NKGSB Co-op Bank Ltd.
  • Account No.:081100900000003
  • Account Type: Current Account
  • Branch Name: Vadgaon Sheri, Pune-411014
  • IFSC Code: NKGS0000081
  • MICR Code: 411086011

Registration Procedure

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The 1st Vishwakarma University National Moot Court Competition brochure is here.

  • The duly completed Google Form for Registration with all team details and payment details must be submitted to the Moot Court Organising Committee on or before 18/03/2024 by 11:59 p.m. (IST). No change in the names of the participants shall be permitted after the receipt of the Registration Form, except at the sole discretion of the Organisers.
  • All teams shall be given a ‘‘Team Code’’ by the Organisers on validation of their Google Form for Registration.
  • The teams shall use their designated “Team Code” for all correspondence with the Organizers.
  • The same team code must be used by the teams during the submission of Memorials and during all the Rounds of the Competition.

Contact Information

  • Email: events.law@vupune.ac.in  
  • Faculty Convenor:
  • Prof. Divyanshu Priyadarshi: divyanshu.priyadarshi@vupune.ac.in
  • Prof. Unmesha Patil: unmesha.patil@vupune.ac.in  
  • Student Convenor:
  • Isha Patil: 9422038081
  • Jay Patel: 9834766577