• Winner- Trophy + Cash Prize of Rs. 30,000/- + Certificate
  • Runner Up- Trophy + Cash Prize of Rs. 15,000/- + Certificate
  • Best Mooter- Trophy + Cash Prize of Rs. 5,000/- + Certificate
  • Best Researchers- Trophy + Cash Prize of Rs. 5,000 + Certificate
  • Best Memorial- A Cash Prize of Rs. 5,000/- 

We are honored to announce the inaugural edition of Late Advocate Arjun Lal Agarwal National Moot Court Competition, a prestigious tribute to the legacy of a legal luminary who dedicated his life to justice and advocacy. This national-level competition offers budding legal minds a platform to showcase their talent, hone their courtroom skills, and engage in stimulating legal discourse. As we celebrate Advocate Agarwal’s unwavering commitment to the law, we invite law students from across the nation to participate in this esteemed event. The competition will be held across two stages: Preliminary Round (Virtual Mode): February 17th – 18th, 2024 and Final Round (Physical Mode): March 9th, 2024, in Cuttack, Odisha We anticipate welcoming teams from prestigious law schools across the nation, eager to showcase their oratory skills and legal acumen while grappling with a challenging and contemporary legal issue.


Born on February 1st, 1941, in Angul, hailing from the esteemed lineage of Sri Mangturam Agrawal, a renowned figure known for his multifaceted contributions as a social worker, philanthropist, accomplished businessman, and former councillor of the Angul Municipality. Arjun Lal Agarwal’s educational journey commenced at the Government High School in Angul, followed by a Bachelor’s degree in arts from G.M. College, Sambalpur, culminated with a Law degree from M.S. Law College, Cuttack.


Embarking on his professional career, he commenced his legal practice as an Advocate on January 11, 1966, specializing in Taxation Laws and operating notably at the Orissa High Court and various Tax authorities in India. A revered figure in educational and professional circles, he served as an elected member of the Senate and Finance Committee of Utkal University. His contributions extended to roles such as Secretary of Hindi Vidyalaya, Cuttack, and involvement in educational endeavours at Ravenshaw College and M.S. Law College. Additionally, he led seminars on Taxation Laws across different parts of India. Having been elected five times consecutively as a member of the Orissa State Bar Council, he made history by serving continuously for 26 years. Eventually, he was elected as Chairman of the bar council in January 1997. His tenure reverberated in the echelons of legal rectitude, contributing astutely to the Disciplinary Committee of the Bar Council of India from 1992 to 1994. His ardent affiliations burgeoned across the legal landscape. He was the secretary of the All Orissa Tax Bar Association, a life member of the Orissa High Court Bar Association, the vice-president of the All India Federation of Tax Practitioners, Eastern Region and the
Vice-President of the same federation in Mumbai, a mantle he held until his final breath. He assumed roles in various committees, steering celebrations and steering the course of justice with finesse. He dedicated himself as a Life Member to several esteemed organizations including the International Red Cross, ISKCON, Lions International, Tax Bar Association, Utkalion Foundation Trust, Knights of the Blind, and many others. Additionally, he served as the Life Managing Trustee of the Lions Club of Cuttack Eye Hospital and Research Centre, exhibiting his commitment to charitable and philanthropic causes. Throughout his life, he remained connected with numerous charitable, educational, and social institutions, leaving an indelible mark through his selfless service and unwavering dedication to the betterment of society. 


Founded in the late 60s by Late Arjun Lal Agrawal, “AGARWAL LAW OFFICE” stands as a testament to expertise and dedication. Here, our strength lies in our comprehensive expertise and dedicated personnel, offering clients the advantages of a large firm’s capabilities coupled with the personalized attention and responsiveness of a boutique practice. Spanning across India, we are committed to delivering exceptional legal services tailored to meet the diverse needs of our valued clients.


  • Registration opens on 05.01.2024 and closes on 30.01.2024. Late entries will not be considered.
  • A registration fee of 1500/- will be charged per team, payable upon submission of the registration form.
  • Teams must register by submitting the registration form along with the required fee.


For any queries or clarification, please contact: 


Phone no : 8917294095 (Manish Nag Das), 9090925289 (Ashish Abhisek)


  • Release of moot problem : 5th January 2024
  • Starting date of registration : 5th January 2024
  • Last date of registration : 30th January 2024
  • Last date for seeking clarifications : 05th February 2024
Last date of submission of memorials : 
  • Electronic Submission- 8th February 2024 (5 pm)
  • Hard copy submission- (On or before) 12th February 2024
  • Announcement of the list of 20 qualifying teams: 15th February 2024
  • Draw of lots for the preliminary rounds & exchange of memorials 15.02.2024
  • Researcher’s Test: 16th February
  • Oral rounds (preliminary): 17th and 18th February 2024
  • Announcement of the qualifying teams for the final round: 20th February
  • SEMIFINAL AND FINAL (physical mode): 9th March 2024

Memories at a Glance

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