GIMAC 2020: GMU-CIArb [India] International Maritime Arbitration Competition [March 6-8, Gandhinagar]: Register by Feb 5

About Gujarat Maritime University

The establishment of Gujarat Maritime University (GMU) is an endeavour by the Gujarat Maritime Board to provide a fillip to this growth by bridging the knowledge gap within the industry. The prime objective of Gujarat Maritime University is to be a global center of excellence in maritime education, research and development, professional training and it aims to enhance and increase the human capital and capacity of the maritime industry both in India and across the globe.

Address: Gujarat Maritime University; transitory campus in Gujarat, National Law University, Attalika Avenue Knowledge Corridor, PDPU Rd, Koba, Gandhinagar Gujarat 382426

About the Competition

GIMAC Committee of School of Maritime Law, Policy and Administration, GMU is holding its annual flagship event, GMU-CIArb (India) International Maritime Arbitration Competition (GIMAC) 2020 from March 06, 2020 to March 08, 2020. GMU International Maritime Arbitration Competition is aimed at nurturing and creating opportunities for the development of the skills of Arbitration in Maritime Law.


Students duly enrolled and pursuing full time 5 years or 3 years undergraduate law course from India or from a foreign university with the law as a major, may apply to participate.

Team Composition

A team shall consist of a maximum of three members that must include two Speakers and one Any team, intending to change the team composition of the team shall intimate the Governing Council by sending an e-mail at gimac[at] However, this change is allowed only once and before February 28st, 2020, 16:30

Registration Details

Each team shall register for the GMU International Maritime Arbitration Competition, 2020, by sending duly filled registration form, in the prescribed manner on or before February 05, 2020, 23:59.

The registration fee for the competition is INR 3000 (In words- Rupees Three Thousand Only) inclusive of GST @18%, which includes accommodation and food for competition days, library, Wi-Fi and any other facilities provided by the institute to its discretion.

The registration form is here.

Prizes and Awards

  1. Winning Team: Rs. 1,00,000/-
  2. Runner up Team: Rs. 50,000/-
  3. Best Speaker: Rs. 20,000/-
  4. Best Researcher: Rs.20,000/-
  5. Best Memorial: Rs. 20,000/-


Faculty Convener: Mr. Abhay Singh Thakur (Assistant Professor)

Email: abhay-smlpa[at]

Phone: +91-7044070150

Co-Convener: Ms. Shyamali Kumar (Teaching and Research Associate)

Email: shyamali-smlpa[at]

Phone: +91 8511518185

Important Links

For the Rules and Regulations, click here.

For the moot proposition, click here.

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