Amity Law School organized the 1st National Moot Court Competition

Amity Law School organized the 1st National Moot Court Competition


Amity Law School, Gurgaon organized 1st National Moot Court Competition from 1st – 3rd April 2016 supported by SCC online and Eastern Book Company.

More than 33 Teams from around the country participated. Total Number of participants teams are 33 in number.  Each Team comprised of 3 students, two being Mooters and one Researcher.   Moot Court is an artificially created court wherein an atmosphere is created of an actual court in the class-room where students, posing as lawyers, research and prepare a given hypothetical case and then argue it as if arguing an actual case on behalf of their clients.

The Moot problem for the afore-stated competition related to the powers of a Governor vis-à-vis State Legislature.  The Competition was inaugurated by Lt Gen KM Seth, PVSM, AVSM (Retd), former Governor Tripura and Chhattisgarh and presently on the Board of Directors of RBEF.  In this inaugural speech, Gen Seth, while dwelling upon the powers of the Governor, shared his vast personal experience with the students and emphasized on the fact that a Governor is not a mere Rubber Stamp but the Constitutional Head of a State and functions within the four walls of the Constitution of India. 

After intense and well contested Preliminary, Quarter Final and Semi-Final Rounds which were judged by 34 Judges of  Practicing lawyers and Faculties of various Law Institutes,  National Law Institute University, Bhopal and University School of Law & Legal Studies, Dwarka, Delhi, reached the Final Round.  The Bench for the Final Round comprised of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sunil Hali, Former Judge of Allahabad High Court and Member (Judicial) Armed Forces Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi, Dr. Manoj Kumar Sinha, Director, Indian Law Institute and Mrs. Jyoti Singh, Senior Counsel.  During the Valedictory Function held after the Final Round, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Director ALS and our honoured Judges, Mr. Justice Sunil Hali, Prof. (Dr.) MK Sinha and Mrs. Jyoti Singh addressed the gathering at B-Block Auditorium.  The visiting dignitaries shared their personal experience in the field of law and stressed upon the need for the students to work hard and strive to become good lawyers.  They felt that events like Moot Court Competitions teach the art of advocacy to students and thus give them the practical knowledge in their field.



Mr. G P Rao, Management Advisor & CEO, GPR Consulting delivers a Lecture on ‘Global Perspectives for HR’

Amity Business School (ABS) organized a Lecture on ‘Global Perspectives for HR’ by Mr. G P Rao, Management Advisor & CEO, GPR Consulting on 20th March 2015.


Dr. Balvinder Shukla, Vice Chancellor, AUUP welcomed the distinguished guest and thanked him for taking out time to enlighten the budding managers of Amity Business School.


Dr. Sanjeev Bansal, Director, Amity Business School, Faculty members of ABS and students of MBA (HR) participated in the session.


Delivering the lecture, Mr. G P Rao emphasized that Corporate is one of the destinations and not the only destination. He urged the students to consider Entrepreneurship, Consultation etc., also as the other career options.


He stressed that in today's environment opportunities are galore. However, the flip side to it is that with every opportunity comes a high standard that is to be delivered. Further, the business of today is boundary less, at the same time one is expected to cater to the unfamiliar demands of the customers located worldwide. He stated that there are innumerable alliances and associations but the patterns of business are changing at a very rapid pace.


He further emphasized that though businesses reap benefits from technological advancements yet the dearth of right talent affects their overall productivity. As a consequence of the turnaround time being too fast, the risks involved are also very high. Mr. Rao stated that HR comprises of three main functions -People Relations, People Policy and Training and Development and further divided Human Resource Development into Competency, Motivation and Climate. He stated that HR policies play a very important role in maintaining peace and order in any organization.


He suggested that Human Resource Management needs to be"reviewed", "reorganized" and "repositioned" by the medium of - talent pipeline building, industry-academic interface, creative sourcing and use of SMAC (Social Mobile Analytics Cloud).


Mr. Rao remarked that culture-fit selection, role-set exercise,job rotation for growth and internal job postings for flexibility are very important in today’s volatile business scenario.


During the session, he encouraged active participation from the students and answered the queries of all participants.



Dr. R. Sujatha, Associate. Prof., ABS concluded the session with Vote of thanks,inviting the speaker for delivering more such enlightening sessions in futureas well.


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