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UPES Law Students Grab Top Honours at National Moot Court Competition

Team UPES wins 55K cash prize along with a trophy

– Anuraag Mitra grabs the Best Speaker Trophy


A team of students from College of Legal Studies, UPES has won the 2nd GNLU (Gujarat National Law University) National Moot Court Competition on Investment and Securities Law, 2016. GNLU aims to provide a platform to young minds to explore the niche area of law. The team was awarded a trophy along with cash prize of INR 55,000.


The team comprising three students pursuing BBA.LLB and BA.LLB degrees were mentored by Dr. Tabrez Ahmad, Professor & Director, College of Legal Studies. The students- Anuraag Mitra (BBA.LLB 3rd Year), Manas Daga (BBA.LLB 3rd Year) and Krishna Pallavi (BA.LLB 2nd Year) not only won the competition but the Best Speaker trophy was also grabbed by a UPES student – Anuraag Mitra. These students have also grabbed internships with Khaitan & Co., one of the biggest law firms in the country.


The call for legal professionals has become utmost important with the rapid advancements in the Indian capital markets and investments scene, accompanied by the changing legislative framework. These professionals are expected to be equipped with the necessary skills to face these new challenges.


There is also a growing demand for legal professionals that specialize in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Cyber Laws.


Since its inception in 2007, students of College of Legal Studies at UPES have won over 110 awards at various national and international competitions. This year 92% of LLB students were successfully placed.


About UPES

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) was established in the year 2003 through UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand. UPES is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956 and accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).UPES offers 87 graduate and post graduate courses in the high-growth sectors like oil and gas, power, infrastructure, information technology, transportation, electronics, high technology, design, business, planning and architecture, public policy, legal studies and more. BBA, MBA, B Tech, M Tech, B Des, M Des, LLB, LLM, B Plan, M Plan, MA and many more are offered under these schools and colleges. Because of its multi disciplinary courses, UPES graduates are a preferred choice for the companies. UPES has maintained a consistent placement track record of 85% placements year on year. This demonstrates UPES’ commitment, quality of students, and the holistic approach of its dedicated faculty.


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