In Light of Law is organising the War of Words: 3rd Online National Law Debate Competition. Scroll down for more details!

In Light of Law is organising the War of Words: 3rd Online National Law Debate Competition 2024 scheduled to be held from 08th - 09th June 2024.

About the Event

In Light of Law and LEGAL presents 3rd edition of the National Law online debate competition in collaboration with JKILS Foundation on 8th and 9th June 2024 (Saturday and Sunday). The event fosters an atmosphere of healthy competition, where debaters tackle both contemporary and timeless issues, making it an enriching experience for all involved. This National Debate will not only promote the art of persuasive argumentation but will also encourage participants to broaden their horizons and think critically, nurturing the future leaders and advocates of tomorrow when they debate on these crucial issues.

Date and Time

8th & 9th June 2024 (Saturday & Sunday) | 11:00AM - 02:00 PM.

Mode and Platform

Online | Zoom.


  • The theme for the preliminary round – Broadcasting Bill: an upcoming tool for curbing free speech.
  • The theme for the Semi-Final & Final rounds – INDIA: the Mother of Democracy or an Electoral Autocracy.

Jury Panel

The competition is to be judged by a panel of eminent jury members, which shall be comprised of:

  • 1 Judicial Officer.
  • 1 High Court or Supreme Court Advocate.
  • 1 Member from the Academia.


UG / PG law students from any established law Institute/university. Multiple entries from the same Institute shall be entertained. Cross-university entries are allowed.

Rules and Regulations

  • A team will comprise of 2 members.
  • The competition shall comprise of three rounds.
  • Only 24 teams shall be considered for preliminary rounds.
  • Motion for the rounds will be assigned to the teams on 6th June 2024.
  • The language for the competition must be English.

Format of the Competition

  • The order of the speakers would be:
  • Speaker 1 from team 1 will be speaking for the motion
  • Speaker 1 from team 2 will be speaking against the motion
  • Rebuttal from Speaker 2 of Team 1
  • Sur - Rebuttal from Speaker 2 of team 2

Registration Fee

INR 100.


Form: [Click here to Register].

Important Dates

  • Last Date of Registration: 06th June 2024
  • Date of the Competition: 08th – 9th June 2024
  • Declaration of Results: 09th June 2024

Prizes and Perks

  • Winner Team: Cash Prize of rupees 3100/- + Certificate
  • Runner Up Team: Cash Prize of rupees 2500/- + Certificate
  • Best Speaker (For): Certificate + Cash Prize of rupees 1500/-
  • Best Speaker (Against): Certificate + Cash Prize of rupees 1500/-
  • Best speakers will be selected from the marks obtained by individual speakers of a team from Preliminary Rounds


Brochure: [Click here to view]



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Updated On 14 Jun 2024 2:18 PM GMT
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