Altus Disputatio 2016, the national level debating competition has been organized by the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi, India (NUALS) Economics Forum in association with Centre for Law and Economics.
This competition will be held on the 11th, 12th and 13th of March’16.
Date to Remember:
Last date for application: 27th Feb’16.
NUALS’s Altus Disputatio will be different from any other type of debate. It is based on NUALS “Devil Cross Format.”
The debate will have following rounds:
- Expository: In this round the speaker will deliver their interpretation of the topic for a minute.
- Elocution: In this the opposition and proposition team will speak on their motion for five minutes.
Rhetoric and Reasoning are the two skills required and your dexterity in interpreting and judging impartially will always stand you in good stead.
Best Team: Rs 50,000
Runner Up Team: Rs 30,000
Best Speaker: Rs 20,000
Best Inquisitor: Rs 15,000
The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) was established by Act 27 of 2005 of the Kerala State Legislature. By the same Act, the National Institute for Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) established by the Bar Council of Kerala Trust in 2002 merged with the NUALS. In 2008, an amendment streamlined the powers and functions of the authorities of the University and ensured the active involvement of the Government of Kerala.The University is recognized by the University Grants Commission under section 2(f) of the UGC Act.It is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).