NLIU-Surana and Surana Trial Advocacy Moot North India Rounds + Judgment Writing Competition, 2017 [Oct 27-29]: Register by Sep 20

The National Law Institute University, Bhopal (“NLIU”) is thrilled to announce the North India Rounds of Surana and Surana National Trial Advocacy, 2017 and Surana & Surana National Judgment Writing Competition, to be hosted by NLIU in collaboration with Surana & Surana International Attorneys, from 27th to 29th October, 2017.

The moot problem of the competition is based on contemporary issues pervading throughout the criminal law of India. Further, this moot is the only moot in the country to adopt the unique format of following the full trial procedure, including the witness examination.

The aim of the competition is to train students in the area of trial advocacy, and to evaluate their performances in a sombre real-life setting. Through the organisation of this competition, we wish to provide the participants with an experience which will be enriching and satisfying.

Detailed information about the competition can be accessed at

The competition is conducted over a span of three (3) days where the participating teams will have to go through two Preliminary Rounds where they will argue each side of the Case, Quarter-Final Rounds, Semi-Final Rounds, and the Final Round which will be judged by distinguished legal dignitaries with established practice in criminal law field.

[Update]: In upholding our long tradition of hospitality, the participants will be provided with accommodation, food and conveyance during the competition. Please note that there is no registration fee for the competition. Transportation and Accommodation will be provided by the organisers, free of cost.  

The Moot Court Association of NLIU, along with Surana & Surana International Attorneys, extends a warn invitation from law schools/law institutions of Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, to participate in the competition.

Please note that the participation of teams shall be limited to twenty (20) teams on first-come-first-serve basis, of the teams completing duly filled-in online registration forms.

Accordingly, we request you to confirm your registration by sending an email to [email protected] with the subject “SURANA & SURANA NATIONAL TRIAL ADVOCACY MOOT REGISTRATION” latest by 20th September, 2017, along with the filled-in approval/registration form.

The Moot Proposition, the Official Rules, the Registration Form can be accessed from


Start of Online Registration: 4 August, 2017

Last Date for Asking Queries regarding the Case: 25 August, 2017

Last date for Online Registration: 15 September, 2017

Final Clarifications at 15 September, 2017

Acknowledgement of Online Registration: 20 September, 2017

Last Date for Submission of Memorials (Soft Copy): 20 September, 2017

Last date for receiving Hard copy of Registration Form & Submission of Memorials one copy each: 25 September, 2017

Submission of Travel Form: 10 days before the respective rounds

[Update]: Clarifications to the Case of the competition will be released regularly and will be made available on our Facebook Page ( The final list will available on on 20th September, in addition to the regular updates on our Facebook page. Therefore, it is advised that teams visit the website regularly.

Should you require any assistance/clarification, feel free to reach out to us at [email protected]or, in the alternative, please contact the below-mentioned persons.

    • Jasraj Singh Narula (Convenor): +91-8120003293;
    • Praharsh Johorey (Co-convenor): +91-9717888993;
    • Shashank Chaddha (Secretary): +91-8109221060;
    • Priyam Jhudele (Joint-Secretary): +91-8989444107.

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