The XI NLS Debate 2013; Register by Feb 15

The NLS Debate is South Asia’s largest debate. With over 300 student participants in the last edition, the NLS Debate has raised the standards and participation of Parliamentary Debating across the country, and is the region’s most prestigious Parliamentary Debate competition.

NLSIU-ISRO’s National Funding Rounds of Manfred Lachs Space Moot (3-5 May); Register by March 20

The winner of this round will be sponsored by ISRO, in order to facilitate participation in the Asia-Pacific Regional Rounds to be held in Tokyo, Japan. The team will also gain direct qualification to the Asia-Pacific Rounds, independent of the memorial qualification system prescribed for the Regional Rounds.

Irom Sharmila Scholarship: Delhi Students Only; Apply by March 14

Open to any graduate student studying in any university/college in Delhi in any subject who comes from an area with internal armed conflict. The scholarship is a lump sum of Rs. 50,000, awarded once a year. The scholarship jury will comprise of faculty from different universities in Delhi.

Call for Papers: NUALS’ Seminar on Law & Policy on Fisheries; Register by Feb 20

The Centre is organising a National Seminar on "Law and Policy on Fisheries Conservation and Management: Issues and Challenges" at NUALS Campus, Kalamassery on 4 and 5 March 2013.

NLSIU Social Legal Review’s 3rd Essay Competition; Submit by March 31


1. Legislating on Land Acquisition: A possible consensual Model

2. Extending Social Security to developing Countries

3. The Viability of Supra-state Entities: The EU and Beyond

GNLU’s Academy on Advanced Issues of International Law for Developing Countries (March 10-15); Register by Feb 25

Faculty will consist of well-experienced senior Foreign Service officers/diplomats/Members of International Law Commission, Sri Lanka, University of New South Wales (Sydney), Galilee International Management Institute (Israel), International law scholars, judges and arbitrators, policy-makers drawn from respective regions.

Call for Papers: NALSAR’s Int’l Conference on Regional Eco Cooperation in SAARC (April 5-6); Submit by Feb 28

Conference Themes:

1. SAARC Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement : Issues and Concerns

2. Harmonization of Regulatory Mechanism in SAARC : Concern for Investment

3. Bilateralism among SAARC countries: Trade and Investment

4. GMR- Maldives Fiasco : Lessons for South Asia

5. FDI Policies in South Asia : Focus on India

6. Political Instability and Investments in SAARC : Challenges and Response

7. WTO/ TRIMS and SAARC : The Regional Experience

Call for Papers: NUSRL Ranchi’s Seminar on Judicial Review of Legislative, Executive & Administrative Action; Submit by Feb 22

Papers selected by the Committee may be published in the Seminar Volume (proposed to be published as a book with ISBN No. along with the proceedings of the preceding seminar papers).

UPES Dehradun’s 3rd Dr.Paras Diwan National Moot Competition on Energy Laws (April 4-6); Register by Feb 20

The limit of participant teams is 20 based on "first come first serve". Kindly revert asap at to book your slot.

Symbhav 2013: Symbiosis Law School, Pune’s Fest (Feb 22-24)

Symbhav 2013: Symbiosis Law School, Pune's Fest (Feb 22-24).

8 Parliamentary Debate Competitions on Offer- February 2013

1) 1st ILNU Parliamentary Debate 2013 to be held from 16th February to 18th February. It will follow the 3 on 3 Asian format...

NUJS Kolkata-NUS Singapore’s 2nd Summer Law School at IIM, Shillong (June 3-15); Register by March 30

The Programme shall include courses on:

1. Constitutional Rights in India: Historical, Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives

2. Legal Argument and Narrative

3. Mergers and Acquisitions

4. Negotiating Syndicated Loan Agreements

Rostrum’s Online Program on Modern Law of Transfer of Property; Register Before Feb 15, PLEASE MENTION LAWCTOPUS

The course will help to get an expertise in basic principles of property law, which will help the learner in future, while working on various subjects of law including Corporate Laws, Real Estate Laws, Civil Laws etc.

Call for Papers: UPES Dehradun’s Paper Pres on Enviro Law & Tourism Industry (23rd Feb); Submit by Feb 12

Environment Law Forum-University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, College of Legal Studies DehraDun, Uttarakhand is organizing a paper presentation on "Adequacy of Environmental Legal Framework in Indian Tourism Industry”, on 23rd February 2013 during the Ignite Festival being conducted in the University .

Call For papers: Army Institute of Law’s Seminar on “Changing Dimensions of Law in the 21st Century” (6th-7th April)

Sub Themes: 1. Victimology and emerging trends of compensation 2. Protection of human rights in Real and Virtual world 3. Intellectual Property Rights 4. Upcoming horizons under criminal law

Rayat & Bahra Entrepreneurship Week MUN 2013 (11-14 Feb, Mohali); Register by Feb 5

First RnB E-week MUN will focus attention on today's biggest opportunities for students to role play as delegates of various countries to the UN and represent their interests on the International Stage on the topics relating to Entrepreneurship.

UPES Dehradun National Parliamentary Debate (Feb 21-23)

Cash Prize:

Winning Team- Rs. 15,000

Runnerup Team- Rs. 10,000

Best Speaker- Rs. 7,500

Best Adjudicator- Rs. 7,500

Call for Papers: ITM Law School’s Seminar on NRI Marriages (March 16); Submit by Feb 10

Sub Themes: 1. Matrimonial Issues

2. Maintenance Related Issues

3. Child Custody, Inter Parental Child Abduction

4.Matrimonial Property

5.Prenuptial Agreements

IJLT & LIRNEasia’s 4 Day Residential Course on Broadband Policy (5-8 April, B’lore): Free Airfare, 3 Star Acco & Meal; Submit by Feb 18

The Indian Journal of Law and Technology is collaborating with LIRNEasia, a Sri Lankan based think tank working in Information & Communications Technology (ICT) policy, for a capacity building exercise that will teach students, academics, government officials and civil society members how to engage in regulatory processes in India, in the form of a short course from 5-8 April, 2013.

6th Nani Palkhivala Foundation-NLSIR Taxation Law Essay Competition; Submit by Feb 14

Topics 1. GAAR: Is it necessary to check tax evasion

2. Nature and taxability of software payments under IT Act

3. The Constitutional validity of repeated retrospective amendments

4. The limits of territorial nexus requirement in light of Vodafone case and the Finance Act, 2012