Shankarrao Kanitkar National Moot Court by Modern Law College

The Progressive Education Society’s, Modern Law College is organising its 17th Shankarrao Kanitkar National Moot Court Competition.

About the College

Progressive Education Society’s, Modern Law College, Pune 16 is one of the premier legal educational institutes in Maharashtra.

About the Event

The Moot Court Competition gives law students the opportunity, for the drafting briefs (or memorials) and participate in oral arguments. It provides them with a real live courtroom experience and tests their advocacy skills.

Comprehending this thought, Modern Law College, Ganeshkhind, initiated the Moot Court Competition for the first time in the year 2006.

This Moot Court Competition is named after the Late Shri Shankarraoji Kanitkar, who is one of the founders of the Progressive Education Society, of which Modern Law College is a creation.

This Moot Court Competition is one of the most prestigious extracurricular activities in the Law College. In the 10th year of the competition, Shankarrao Kanitkar Moot Court Competition was organised at the national level and received a huge response from all over the country.

It provides a platform for all Law Students from all over the country to actively contribute to the pursuit of Knowledge.


Regular bonafide students of recognized Law Colleges/Institutes/Universities (Only students from amongst the undergraduate five-year integrated degree and three-year Law Degree programmes).

How to Register?

Students should download the registration form from the link given below, manually fill, scan and email it to kanitkarmoot.mlc[at]

Registration Fees

  • Rs. 1500/- per team.
  • Payment Details: The registration fee can be paid through Demand Draft, drawn in favour of the Principal, Modern Law College, payable at Pune or by Online Mode (NEFT Only).
    • Beneficiary name: Principal, Modern Law College
    • Name of the Bank: IDBI Bank
    • Name of the branch: Aundh branch, Pune
    • Account type: Savings Account
    • Account Numbers: 062104000055550
    • IFSC/ RTGS code: IBKL0000062
    • MICR code: 411259003

Prizes and Awards

  • First Rs. 10000 /- Cash + Trophy + Certificate
  • Second Rs. 7000/- Cash +Trophy + Certificate
  • Best Speaker Rs. 5000/- Cash + Trophy + Certificate Judge’s Special Appreciation
    Certificate (2)


Modern Law College, Ganeshkhind, Pashan Road, Pune, 16.

Important Dates

  • Last date for registration. – December 5, 2022-
  • Submission of the online memorial (PDF format) – December 26, 2022
  • Date of competition – January 13-14, 2023

Contact Information

In case of any queries, please contact kanitkarmoot.mlc[at]

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