1st National Human Rights Moot Court Competition, 2022 is being organised by Xavier Law School, XIM University, Bhubaneswar in collaboration with the NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION OF INDIA.

1st National Human Rights Moot Court Competition, 2022 is being organised by Xavier Law School, XIM University, Bhubaneswar in collaboration with NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION OF INDIA.

About the Organisers

Xavier Law School, recognized by the Bar Council of India is a modern marvel in terms of infrastructure, physical, digital & intellectual assets thus positioning itself as a premier new-generation law school providing holistic legal education. Faculty and the Intellectual Capital: The faculty members of Xavier Law School represent diversity in terms of legal systems, social backgrounds, and perspectives. The remarkable intellectual leadership of the faculty members fosters interdisciplinary learning, a sense of curiosity, teaching, research and capacity building, helping Xavier Law School in its journey to excellence with a faculty-student ratio of 1:20.

Research and Knowledge Creation: Xavier Law School has a vibrant and active mooting culture all involving student-led initiatives working along with the administration for planning, training and executing its activities Xavier Law School has established Research Centres that aim to solve leading legal and policy questions in key areas like Women, Law, and Social Change; Penology, Criminal Justice and Police Studies; Human Rights Studies; Trade and Economic Laws; Environment and Climate Change Studies and Clinical Legal Programmes.

Curriculum and Interdisciplinary Courses: The students here are trained for subjects such as Advanced Corporate Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, IPR & Economics, International Investment Law, Labour and Industrial Law and Taxation and Property Law, Competition Law, Futures and Options, Laws of Financial Markets, Infrastructure Law and Finance, the Law of the World Trade Organisation and the Law and Economics of Trade Remedy Actions. This multiplicity of courses offered by the university promotes the interdisciplinary study of a range of courses across the schools of business, sustainability, economics, etc for improved polishing of the skills.


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India was established on 12th October 1993. The statute under which it was established is the Protection of Human Rights Act (PHRA), 1993, and amended by the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Act, 2006. It is in conformity with the Paris Principles, adopted at the first international workshop on National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights held in Paris in October 1991, and endorsed by the General Assembly of the United Nations by its Regulations 48/134 of 20 December 1993.

The National Human Rights Commission is an embodiment of India's concern for promoting and protecting human rights. Section 2(1)(d) of the Protection of Human Rights Act (PHRA), 1993 defines Human Rights as the rights relating to life, liberty, equality, and dignity of the individual guaranteed by the Constitution or embodied in the International Covenants and enforceable by the courts in India.

About the Event

Xavier Law School, XIM University, Bhubaneswar (XIM, Bhubaneswar) is thrilled to inform that the 1st National Human Rights Moot Court Competition, 2022 in collaboration with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). This premier event is designed to offer participants the chance to learn about the evolution of jurisprudence on significant developments in constitutional law and human rights law, as well as to arm the next generation of lawyers with research and oratory abilities. The core themes of the moot proposition are constitutional law, human rights, and associated laws. Nonetheless, the participants should not limit themselves to the theme of the Competition. They are urged to investigate all aspects of the law. In keeping with the mooting tradition, we are thrilled to host our signature event on our campus in collaboration with NHRC, inviting you all to the temple city of Bhubaneswar. Schools/Universities/Institutions/Colleges, etc. are welcome to participate in the competition.

Date of Competition

16th-18th December, 2022

Important Dates

  • 4 November 2022: Commencement of Registration
  • 20 November 2022: Last Date of Registration
  • 25 November 2022: Last Date of Clarification
  • 10 December 2022: Last Date for Submission of Memorials (Soft Copy)
  • 16 December 2022: Last Date submission of Memorials (Hard copy)
  • 16 December 2022: Researcher Test
  • 16 December 2022: Preliminary Round
  • 17 December 2022: Quarter Final Round
  • 17 December 2022: Semi Final Round
  • 18 December 2022: Final Round and Valedictory


All participants are required to fill out a Google Form.

Registration Link: Click Here

The last date for registration is 20th November.

Registration Fee

INR 4500 /- per team inclusive of Lodging and Fooding.

Important Links


  • Phone
    • +91 76099 11333
    • +91 70088 41438
    • +91 0674 667 3377
  • Email
    • mcc@xim.edu.in

Submitted By: Organising Committee

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