SASTRA Deemed To Be University

To mould young men and women into value driven, professionally competent and rounded personalities has always been SASTRA's vision. The Moot Society at School of Law, SASTRA was initiated to materialize this vision.Since its inception, through active conducting of and participation in moots, the Society has helped SASTRA achieve a strong position in the Indian mooting scenario.TARKA SASTRA has been an exemplification of this developmental process and the resulting success of SASTRA. This year, by hosting the 15th edition of the Nani Palkhivala National Tax Moot Court Competition, School of Law,SASTRA Deemed To be University aims at furthering its presence in the National Mooting scene. The confluence of all that SASTRA stands for: values, penchant for logic, legal quest and Nani Palkhivala's rich heritage is sure to give you a memorable mooting experience.

School of Law

In a bold step towards private institutional education in the legal sphere, School of Law, SASTRA Deemed To be University had its humble beginning in 2008. Starting with a small but talented pool of students, School of Law is now a successful venture with 688 students. This growth and the responsibility of handling such potent talents year after year is no easy task. To metamorphose such visions into practical realities we have a host of accomplished and dedicated staff members and Dean, Dr P. Ravisekhararaju. School of Law's set mission and programme have proven to be extremely effective and this is reflected in our diverse student population. School of Law hosts students from all over the world, facilitating an accommodative and culturally enriching environment.


"If a count were to be made of the ten topmost lawyers of the world, I have no doubt that Mr. Palkhivala’s name would find a prominent place therein" - H.R.Khanna

Mr. Nani Palkhivala was a multi-faceted personality-a lawyer par excellence, philanthropist, diplomat, author and a pioneer in the field of law. His authorship series, "Law and practice of Income Tax" as well as commentaries on the same have since set the benchmark in taxation and is still the guidebook for all tax enthusiasts in the country.

Hailed as the "Gift of God to modern India" by Shri. Rajaji Palkhivala was the epitome of persuasion, precision of argument, in depth understanding of law as well as analytical, strategic, charismatic and successful advocacy.

There can be no better way of sustaining the memory of perhaps India's most extraordinary advocate than by instituting an annual tax moot court competition in his name.The Nani Palkhivala Memorial National Tax Moot Court Competition hosted by School of Law, SASTRA Deemed To be University is a tribute to this great man. We invite you to join us to be a part of this intellectual confluence in the blessed city of Thanjavur on the 05th, 06th and 07th of April, 2019.”


  • Dr. S. Vaidhyasubramaniam
    SASTRA Deemed To be University
  • Dr. S. Swaminathan
    Dean - Planning & Development
    SASTRA Deemed To be University
  • Dr. P. Ravisekhararaju
    Dean Law,
    School of Law,
    SASTRA Deemed To be University
  • Prof. Sanjith S.
    Faculty Coordinator,
    SASTRA Deemed To be University
  • Satishprem S.R. Raghuvarathan
    Faculty Coordinator,
    SASTRA Deemed To be University
  • Devi Prabha A
    Faculty Coordinator,
    SASTRA Deemed To be University


Student Convenors:

  • Co - Convenor - THAJASWINI.C.B.

Hospitality Committee (Teams):

  • Head - NIVASHINI S

Hospitality Committee (Judges):

  • Head - JEEVA C.S
  • Co-Head - P. SWAMINATHAN

Transport Committee:

  • Head - ADITHIYAN V

Event Management Committee:

  • Co-Head - ANCY GEORGE

Food Committee:


Registration & Decoration:

  • Head - AMRUTHA M
  • Co-Head - SAI SHASHANK

Intellectual Labour Committee:


Finance In-Charge:

  • Head - N PARMESH
  • Co-Head - VENKATESH U



Opening of Provisional Registration

24th of February, 2019

Release of the Moot Proposition

28th of February, 2019

Last date for Registration

15th of March, 2019 before 17:00 IST

Last date to submit Clarifications

07th of March, 2019

Release of Clarifications

10th of March, 2019

Submission of Memorials(Soft-copy)

20th of March, 2019

Submission of Memorials (Hard-Copy) and Authorisation Letter

24th of March, 2019

Memorial Selection Results

26th of March, 2019

Submission of the soft-copies of Demand Draft and Travel Forms

28th of March, 2019

Submission of Hard-copies of DD & Travel Form

31st of March, 2019

Date of the competition

05th of April to 07th of April 2019


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School Of Law, SASTRA Deemed To be University (Venue of Competition)