Nyayshastram – Pratap & Co National Matrimonial Moot Court Competition 2021

By | January 21, 2021
Nyayshastram - Pratap & Co National Matrimonial Moot Court Competition 2021

Nyayshastram in association with Pratap & Co., New Delhi is conducting “Nyayshastram – Pratap & Co National Matrimonial Moot Court Competition, 2021” scheduled to be held from 26th February to 28th February 2021.

About the Moot Court Competition

The competition simulates a court hearing in which the participants shall have to analyse a problem, research the relevant law, prepare written submissions, and present oral argument. The moot problem is set in an area of law that is currently unsettled and is subject to recent developments. There shall be two grounds of appeal to be argued by each side. The competition will have five rounds, viz. Preliminary Round, Octa-Final Round, Quarter Final Round, Semi-Final Round, and the Final Round.

The moot proposition will prima facie present a matrimonial dispute, however, the scope shall be kept broad to inculcate a multi-disciplinary understanding of the subject.

About Nyayshastram

Nyayashastram is a student-run organisation under the Chairmanship of Mr Ratan K Singh, Advocate & Arbitrator, Supreme Court of India along with the aid and advice from eminent Lawyers and Academicians across the nation. The initiative is aimed to foster legal research, writing and presentation by providing a platform to encourage e-learning through various competitions and events conducted utilising the virtual platforms.


  • The competition is open for students who are enrolled in the three-year or five-year course or LLM courses from any law school recognised by the Bar Council of India.
  • There is no limit on the number of teams participating from one institution, however, cross- University teams are not allowed.


Online via Google Meet or ZOOM.

Team Composition

Each team should consist of a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 3 members in which two members shall be designed as the “Speakers” and one member shall be designated as the “Researcher”. No shuffling shall be allowed without prior permission from the Organisers. In case of a two-member team, one of the Speakers shall act as the Researcher, whenever necessary. Each team will be provided with a Team Code after successful registration of the team.


Participation is on a first-come basis.

There shall be a registration fee of INR 1200 per team for taking part in the competition and is payable through transferring the amount to the bank account ONLY.

  • Account Holder’s Name: ANIKET DUTTA
  • Account Number: 917301763148
  • IFSC Code: PYTM0123456

Alternatively, a team may also pay the registration fee via UPI transfer using the following credentials:

UPI ID: [email protected]

[NOTE: For UPI transfers, kindly mention “Moot Registration” as a message while transferring the amount]

After the payment of the registration fee, the participants are required to complete the registration by filling this form:

Click here to fill out form

Important Dates

  • Last Date to Register: 16th February 2021
  • Last Date to Submit Memorial: 21st February 2021
  • Researcher’s Test: 25th February 2021
  • Oral Rounds: 26th-28th February 2021
  • Valedictory & Announcement of Results: 28th February 2021


  1. Brochure: Click here

  2. Moot Proposition: Click here

  3. Poster: Click here


Event Co-ordinators

Mr. Vijayant Goel: +91-90059 55606

Ms. Lolita Delma Crasta: +91-79855 68003

Event Heads

Mr. Abhishek Singh: +91-73376 03842

Mr. Aniket Dutta: +91-73017 63148

Any clarifications for the Competition or Registration can be sought by sending an email to [email protected].

Reported by: Team Nyayshastram

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