11th UPES Dr. Paras Diwan Memorial International Energy Law Moot Court Competition 2021 [Apr 23-25]: Register by Mar 10

About UPES

Established in the year 2007, UPES has emerged as a premier institution and is the first Indian University specializing in Energy Laws. UPES has constantly worked hard towards educating with purpose and creating skilled professionals to drive the Country. The School of Law, under the aegis of UPES, is a unique, domain-specific institution with specialization in courses like Energy Law, Corporate Law, Taxation Law, Cyber Law, Criminal law, Labour law and IPR, among others. UPES School of Law has been successfully organizing Dr. Paras Diwan Memorial International ‘Energy Law’ Moot Court Competitions since 2011. The competition aims at creating opportunities for learning and testing one’s skill in the field of energy laws.

Over the years, this competition has sought to preserve and advance the legacy of Dr. Paras Diwan, an eminent jurist and a stalwart in the field of law. Since its inception, the competition has grown by leaps and bounds with the competition going international in 2015. With astronomical advancement, the competition has furthered the banner of Energy Law throughout the world. The theme for this year’s competition is conflict over gas explorations.

In the light of the pandemic, the 11th edition will be held virtually this year, but that isn’t going to stop us from making it a memorable one. The platform for the competition is via virtual conference. 

Registration Details

For registering for competition, the teams can provisionally register your institution by sending us a mail on mootcourt[at]ddn.upes.ac.in providing us with the requisite institutional details latest by March 07, 2021 and further submit the Final registration form (link below) must be submitted online at mootcourt[at]ddn.upes.ac.in on or before March 10, 2021 

There is a team capping of 26 teams for this event and registrations will be accepted on first come first serve basis. The first preference shall be given to the teams who have already provisionally registered with us.

 There is No Registration fee for the competition.

Important Dates 

Last date to register provisionally with the organizersMarch 07, 2021
Commencement of RegistrationFebruary 23, 2021
Last date for Registration (filling of google form, attaching registration formMarch 10, 2021
Last date for seeking clarifications of ProblemMarch 19, 2021
Release of clarifications of ProblemMarch 22, 2021
Last Date for Submission of Memorials (Soft Copy)April 11, 2021
Inauguration, Orientation and Memorial ExchangeApril 23, 2021
Oral Rounds – Preliminary (2 rounds) and QuarterfinalsApril 24, 2021
Oral Rounds – Semi-finals and FinalsApril 25, 2021
Valediction & Prize distributionApril 25, 2021


For any kind of information contact relating to

Competition: mootcourt@ddn.upes.ac.in. 

  • Mr. Ayush Yadav [Student Convenors]: +91- 9411268379
  • Mr. Parth Singhal [Moot Court Association]: +91 – 8267879223
  • Ms. Shreshtha Garge [Student Secretaries]: +91 – 9068811499
  • Mr. Khushal Juneja [Moot Court Association]: +91 – 8222886633

Important Links

For the Registration, Click Here

For the Rule Book, Click Here

For the Moot Proposition, Click Here

For the Poster, Click Here 

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