Law students in India seeking an opportunity to showcase their mooting and advocacy skills will have a chance to do so at the 3rd Prof. Dr. Basant K. Sharma Memorial National Moot Court Competition. Organized by the School of Law at CT University, Punjab, this competition aims to provide a platform for students to develop critical thinking and articulation abilities. Taking place from January 23 to 25, 2024, this event is open to students pursuing an integrated 5-year or 3-year Law program in India. Registration for the competition is now open, and interested candidates can find more information on how to register and participate below.
About CT University
CT University, located in Ludhiana, Punjab, is a multi-disciplinary and research-focused institution offering a wide range of academic programs at the diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels. Recognized as one of the top 30 universities in the "Performer" category for private/self-financed technical universities in India, CT University prides itself on its student-centric approach and industry-driven curriculum.
School of Law at CT University
The School of Law at CT University was established in 2018 with a vision to produce competent and knowledgeable law graduates. Despite its relatively short existence, the School of Law has quickly gained a reputation as one of the best law schools in Punjab. The university offers various diploma and degree programs in law, including B.A., LL.B, B.Com, LL.B, LL.B, LL.M, and Ph.D. in law.
Honoring the Legacy of Prof. Dr. Basant K. Sharma
The 3rd Prof. Dr. Basant K. Sharma Memorial National Moot Court Competition is organized in memory of the late Prof. Dr. Basant K. Sharma. Prof. Sharma served as an esteemed academician in the Department of Laws at Panjab University, Chandigarh, for over 30 years. Known for his passion for teaching and dedication to community service, Prof. Sharma's influence can still be seen among his students and colleagues. This competition aims to carry forward his legacy by providing a platform for law students to enhance their mooting and articulation skills.
Eligibility Criteria and Team Composition
The competition is open to "bonafide" students pursuing an integrated 5-year or 3-year Law program in India from a Bar Council of India recognized institution. Each participating team should consist of three students, with one designated as the speaker, the second as the co-speaker, and the third as the researcher. The researcher's role is primarily to support the speakers, but they may speak under special circumstances with the permission of the organizers and judges. Teams are not allowed to substitute any members after submitting their registration form, except with explicit permission from the organizers.