Starex University's School of Law Wins BCI National Moot Court Competition 2023

  •  Content Writer : Gurleen Kaur
  • 19-09-2023

In the world of legal battles, there are victories, and then there are triumphs that echo through the corridors of academia. The latter is precisely what unfolded when Starex University's School of Law clinched the coveted title at the BCI National Moot Court Competition 2023. 

The university is elated by the exceptional achievements of its law students, who secured accolades such as Best Speaker, Best Student Advocate (Female), and Best Student Advocate (Male) through their outstanding performance in the competition. 

We believe this achievement was the result of a collective effort, with the dedicated faculty of the law school providing valuable guidance and support, complementing the exceptional efforts of our students. In this blog, we will know about the BCI competition in detail, its significance, introduce you to the student winners and more. So, continue reading.

About the BCI National Moot Court Competition 2023

Every year, the Bar Council of India Trust-Pearl First organises the National Moot Court Competition to demonstrate the legal insights and astute advocacy skills of law professionals. This year the organisation hosted the National Moot Competition for the first time in the Rajasthan State in association with the NIMS School of Law, Rajasthan, Jaipur. 

It was a three-day event conducted from 19th to 21st August, 2023 in which more than fifty teams of different universities participated. This competition served as a golden chance for the law aspirants as it provided them a great opportunity to showcase their legal knowledge on the platform at the National Level.

The organising university extended invitations to numerous distinguished individuals, including:

  • Honourable Mr. Justice Surya Kant, who graced the event as the Chief Guest. He holds the esteemed position of Judge in the Supreme Court of India.
  • Honourable Sh. Arjun Ram Meghwal, who attended as the Special Guest. He serves as the Minister of Law and Justice in India.

In addition to these prominent guests, the event was attended by several other highly regarded legal professionals of national repute. The competition was presided over by Sh. Manan Kumar Mishra, a distinguished Advocate, and Chairman of the Bar Council of India.

Significance of  the Competition in Legal Education Community : 

This Moot Court Competition in India plays a pivotal role in the legal education community for several reasons:

  1. It offers law students a platform to hone their advocacy, research and presentation skills and enables them to gain practical experience in legal argumentation and the application of laws, which are considered as vital for their future careers. 
  2. The competition allows students to elaborate their networking by meeting with high-level and experienced lawyers and judges across the nation. 
  3. During the competition, the participants are often presented with complex and modern legal issues allowing them to engage with real-world legal challenges. 
  4. Moreover, winning or even participating in a national-level moot court competition specially organised by the Bar Council of India enhances a student’s academic as well as professional profile. 

Additionally, the students also learn about legal ethics, professional conduct and the importance of upholding the rule of law.

Victory Announcement & Achievements of the SU’s Law Students in the Competition 

In the competition witnessing the participation from more than 50 teams, it was the remarkable performance of Starex University, Gurugram, that earned them the prestigious Winner's title. Not to be overshadowed, Quantum University, Roorkee, claimed the well-deserved Runner-Up position. Now, let's check out the gripping story behind these results and celebrate the exceptional achievements of SU's law students during the competition. 

Achievements of Our law students:

Worth mentioning that three of our students Bhavya, Rohit and Sanika represtend Starex School of Law very well on such a big platform and showcased their excellent advocacy and other skills that let them bag the victory over others. Following are the winners from Starex University’s School of Law: 

  1. Bhavya Kunra was chosen as the best speaker and was also announced as the Best Student Advocate (Female) in the final round. This indicates that Bhavya demonstrated exceptional oratory and her outstanding performance as a female advocate in the competition. 
  1. Meanwhile, Rohit Kumar Yadav was declared as the Best Student Advocate (Male) in the final round. This signifies that he demonstrated exemplary legal advocacy skills among all male participants. 

Other Outstanding Performers of the Competition from Different Universities

While we celebrate Starex University's success in this national level competition, i i's equally important to acknowledge the achievements of other universities that excelled in different rounds of the BCI Competition 2023:



Best Memorial Awards: 

First Round: Symbiosis Law School, Noida, Delhi N.C.R.

Second Round: Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.

Semi-Final Round: Al-Azhar Law College, Thodupuzha, Idukki, Kerala 

Final Round: Manipal University, Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Best Speaker Awards:

First Round: Khushi from Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Bhubaneswar.

Second Round: Pranav Mathur, representing Manipal University, Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Third Round: Juveria Kazmi from Quantum University, Roorkee, Uttarakhand.

Final Round: Bhavya Kunra from Starex University chosen as the best speaker in the final round of the competition. 

How Starex University’s Law Faculty & Coaching Propelled the Team to Victory

The success of the team comprising Bhavya, Sanika, and Rohit from Starex School of Law in the Moot Court Competition 2023 can be attributed to the valuable contributions made by Starex University's Law Faculty and Coaching in the following ways:

  1. Mentorship and Guidance: 

The law faculty at Starex University provided mentorship and guidance to the students in such a way as to help them understand the intricacies of the moot court competition very dedicatedly. 

The teachers guided the students about various insights including legal research, case analysis and presentation skills that are considered crucial for the success in the competitions.

  1. Legal Research and Preparation: 

The coaching and faculty support greatly add value and contribute to the success of the team at the National Moot Court competition as the teachers provide them with detailed suggestions for conducting thorough legal research. 

The legal research mainly includes finding relevant case laws, statutes and precedents to strengthen their arguments and prepare comprehensive memorials.

  1. Mock Moots: 

The course structure for law programs at Starex University must include mock moot court sessions, allowing the team to practise and refine their oral presentation and advocacy skills. These practice rounds help students gain confidence and perform well in the actual competition.

  1. Feedback and Critique: 

Feedback is the main reason behind the success of the students, as it plays an important role in helping the students to know their strengths and weaknesses. It greatly contributes to the team’s performance. 

  1. Access to Resources: 

Starex University has provided the team with access to a well-stocked law library, legal databases and other resources that are necessary for the students to conduct legal research.  

Also, collecting valuable resources is essential for building strong arguments contributing to the team’s success in the final rounds of the competition.

  1. Time Management: 

The faculty members helped the students to manage their time effectively during the preparation phase ensuring that the students allocated sufficient time to research, memorials and oral arguments. 

Finally, all the above-listed factors contribute to the team’s success, but motivation and kind support of teachers as well as expert legal professionals is the main factor that helped the students to stay focused on their goals.

Impact of this Achievement on Reputation of Starex University's School of Law

The victory of the team in the BCI Moot Court Competition 2023 has had a significant impact on the reputation of Starex University in the following terms:

  1. Enhanced Prestige: By winning the National Level Moot Court Competition, Starex University has greatly enhanced its prestige within the legal education community.
  2. Attracting Top Talent: Also, due to such a great victory, the university can attract high-calibre students and experienced faculty members. Thus, increasing the success rate of the teams in further moot court competitions. 
  3. Positive Publicity: The victory may receive media coverage and positive publicity, which can attract attention to the School of Law and its programs. It can also serve as a point of pride for the university as a whole.
  4. Competitive Advantage: Starex University's School of Law may gain a competitive advantage over other law schools when it comes to recruiting students and faculty or when seeking collaborations and partnerships.

The victory in the moot court competition reflects positively on the reputation of Starex University's School of Law, helping it stand out in the field of legal education and attracting opportunities for growth and collaboration. 

Wrapping Up…

The victory of Starex University's School of Law in the BCI National Moot Court Competition 2023 is a testament to their dedication, hard work and the exceptional guidance of their faculty members. This achievement not only showcases its reputation as a leading institution in legal education but also serves as an inspiration to future generations of law students. Moreover, Starex University's triumph is a source of pride for its community and a significant milestone in its pursuit of legal excellence.