About JGLS

In 2009, JGU began its first academic session with the establishment of India’s first global law school.

Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

About the Moot

The 5th Edition of the Annual Jindal Moot Court Competition is being organized as a fully online event to be held between 11th to 13th March 2022. This edition of the Moot Competition is being hosted and organized by the Moot Court Society, Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat, in Association with the Jindal Initiative for research in IP and Competition Law (JIRICO). After successfully hosting four editions of this moot, this year’s edition focuses on the issues with Competition Law.

The Moot shall be judged by renowned legal professionals involved in the practice of Intellectual Property and Competition law from across the country. This will certainly be an excellent opportunity for the mooters to benefit from the guidance and expertise of such professionals.

Please find attached the Moot Proposition, Moot Competition Rules, and the final schedule of the event.

However, kindly note that only one team may register per Institution, comprising of 2 Oralists and 1 Researcher. All teams registering must provide authorization on their Institution Letterhead, signed by the Dean/ Registrar/Faculty-In-charge of Mooting. There is no registration fee involved.

For further information, please refer to the rules and the exact schedule attached.

Eligibility and Team Composition


  • The Competition is open to students enrolled full time in any University/college/department, pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Law (i.e., B.A. LLB, B.B.A. LLB, B.Com.. LLB, B.Tech. LLB, B.Sc. LLB, 3 Year LLB and their equivalent degrees) at the time that the Competition takes place, which is recognized by the Bar Council of India.
  • Students enrolled for Post-graduate, Doctoral, Diploma, Research, and equivalent degrees are not eligible to participate.
  • These requirements do not apply to coaches or advisors to the teams.

Team Composition

  • An institution shall under no circumstance be permitted to register more than one (1) team and all members of a team shall be enrolled in the same institution.
  • Teams shall comprise of 3 members only, comprising of two oralists and one researcher per team.
  • Subject to the rules related to Team Coaches or Advisors and Observers, no other individual may assist the team with researching,writing, editing, citations, constructing its arguments or in any other manner. Failure to observe this rule may result in disqualification.


  • Participation in the moot is upon invitation only. Upon receiving such invitation, the representatives of the institution will have to submit details for registration as per the guidelines prescribed by the OC.
  • The representatives of the Registering Institution will have to submit details for registration as per the guidelines prescribed by the OC, which will be shared via mail.
  • The OC reserves the right to refuse the registration of any team, with adequate notice.
  • At the time of registration, teams shall select an official point of contact from the participating team who will be responsible for all official correspondence between the team and the OC.
  • Changes to the registered information will not normally be permitted. Exceptional circumstances may be brought to the attention of the OC, who may permit modifications on a discretionary basis. The decision of the OC shall be final in this regard.
  • After registration, participating teams will be provided with a Team Code, which will serve as their unique identifier for submitting Memorials and at the Oral Rounds. Teams shall strictly only use their Team Code and shall not disclose the names of their Universities or names of individual team members on their memorials, or in the presence of judges, during the course of the Competition.

Failure to abide by these rules may invite penalties, as determined by the OC on a case-by-case basis.

Important Dates

  • Release of Rulebook and Timeline: 27th January 2022
  • Release of Registration Form: 27th January 2022
  • Release of Moot Proposition and call for clarifications: 27th January 2022
  • Last date for requesting clarifications: 7th February 2022
  • Release of clarification answers: 10th February 2022
  • Last date for submission of Memorials: 1st March 2022
  • Oral Rounds (Virtual): 11-13th March 2022

Contact details

Mail at: jindalmoot@jgu.edu.in

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