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4th “CONCURS DE DEBATE” National debate competition by Uttaranchal University’s [Cash prize worth Rs. 65k]: Register by April 24th!

by Ajshal
Uttaranchal University

About Uttaranchal University

Uttaranchal University is constituted with the merger of professional institutes of Sushila Devi Centre for Professional Studies & Research Society, namely Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal Institute of Technology and Uttaranchal Institute of Management, offering Law, Engineering, Information Technology, Applied Sciences and Business Management. Uttaranchal University is one of the leading educational hubs of professional courses with innumerable students enrolled in different educational programs. Our institutes have created a niche in the field of professional education and bench-marked themselves with the best institutes in the field of Law, Engineering, Business Studies and Management, Information Technology, Pharmacy, Applied & Life Sciences, Agricultural Science, Journalism & Mass Communication and Hotel Management and aim for the same in the field of Liberal Arts. Our promoters have philanthropic orientation and the University is committed to social responsibility of awarding scholarships and arranging remedial classes for the students from lower income groups.

About Law College Dehradun

Law College Dehradun, as a flagship institution of Uttaranchal University under the aegis of Sushila Devi Centre for Professional Studies and Research, was established in the year 2002 as the first independent Law College of Uttarakhand. The college was the visionary project of Shri Jitender Joshi, the then Chairman of the college and presently the Chancellor of Uttaranchal University along with his plenipotentiaries from across the academic spectrum. Within a short span of time, the college registered its reckoning presence and became one of the most sought after destination in the field of legal education. The college which was initially affiliated to Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal Central University became a top-spot, producing a series of Gold Medalists and University Merit Holders. As luck would have it, Law College Dehradun along-with its sister concerns Uttaranchal Institute of Technology and Uttaranchal Institute of Management reached its practical zenith through their merger in the form of Uttaranchal University in 2013 with the passing of Uttaranchal University Act, 2012. To add to its splendour, and suits best to the title of “temple of education”, the University is situated in the lap of  Devbhoomi, Uttarakhand surrounded by the fascinating geological setting and is flanked by NH-72 on one side and a  beautiful broad slithering river on the other side. The pine trees surrounding the area lend a pristine and wholesome  ambience to the campus.

About Aarambh- The Debating Society

Aarambh- The Debating Society is non-debatably, one of the most passionate and dedicated team of the college. One of the foremost aims of the society is to develop and foster amongst its members qualities like team spirit, diligence, dedication and commitment. It also ensures personality enrichment and exposure in numerous ways. Students are encouraged to participate in events all over the country, where they get exposure to various formats of debates. The Debating Society aims to identify students who are interested in participating in debates to represent the college at state and national level competitions. All the activities undertaken by the society are designed to serve as a platform for students to develop effective communication skills and facilitate opportunities to inculcate managerial capabilities and organizational skills. The topics and issues chosen for various debates and discussions are selected, keeping in mind, the need of a law student to be in touch with relevant social issues. Although the Society is represented by a core group of office-bearers, every student of the Law College is a member of the Debating Society. The Society has organized many successful programs which includes annual National Debate Competitions. 


About The Event 

Debate is a method of formally presenting an argument in a disciplined manner. Logical consistency, factual accuracy and some degree of emotional appeal to the audience are elements in debating, where one side often prevails over the other party by presenting a superior “context” and/or framework of the issue. The outcome of a debate may depend upon consensus or some formal way of reaching a resolution, rather than the objective facts. The Concurs De Debat is a National Level Conventional Debate organized by Aarambh the Debating Society, to effectively broaden the scope of orating skills among all the participants. The debate has previously witnessed one of the best speakers all across the nation. 

Details Of The Event

  1. Rules of the Debate: 

1. The topic for the debate is-

“THBT student migration is a failure of education system in India. 

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2. The debate shall be bilingual, either exclusively in English or exclusively in Hindi.

3. The speakers shall not disclose their identities and shall only represent themselves by the team codes allotted to them.

4. Each team shall be called by their team code and they are required to leave the podium 

together after their respective speeches.

5. The speakers shall come to the podium as a team where one shall speak in the favour of the motion and the other shall speak against the motion.

6. Each speaker shall be allotted a total time limit of 5 mins i.e (4+1) where the last minute shall be given to conclude the topic.

7. The completion of the time limit of fourth min shall be indicated as single bell and the final bell to conclude the topic at the last 5th minute shall be indicated as a double bell.

8. After the speech is made, the particular speaker shall be open to the floor for rebuttal. Only a participant from another team can ask a rebuttal.

9. The answer to the rebuttal shall not exceed 1 minute.

10. Only one rebuttal will be permitted per participant.

11. No speaker shall be allowed to carry any piece of paper or gadget to the podium, violation of which shall result in disqualification.The decision of the jury shall be final.

13. Violation of any rule may cause disqualification of the whole team with the discretion of the jury.

  • Rules in General:

1. Participant :

Participant must be a bona fide student of the concerned university or college and must furnish a communiqué along with a proof of identity issued by the competent authority of the institution.

2. Team :

(a) Each College/ University may send maximum two teams comprising of two individual each. 

Team participation shall mandatorily be in English and Hindi i.e., One team in English and the other in Hindi.

(b) However if the College/University is unable to arrange such bilingual teams, then it may send only one team in any one of the languages.


The participants must register through a single registration form. A team of two members speaking in Hindi along with a team of two members speaking in English will fill a single form providing details of all the four candidates of the two teams by paying a fee of 800 Rs. For two teams. 

In case, where only one team is registering from an institution, the form shall be filled by the two candidates of the same team after paying a registration fee of 500 Rs.

After paying the registrations fee, the participants are required to upload the screen shot of the payment in the registration form. Upon successful registration, a confirmation E-mail shall be sent to the participants.

The payment of registration has to be made in the favor of the following account.

Ac. No- 59030100003468

Ifsc- BARB0NATILM( fifth digit is zero)

Parth Narayan Singh

Bank of Baroda

Nati Imli, U. P. 

Google Pay-  7217828354 / [email protected]

Paytm – 7217828354/

[email protected]

Link to the registration form is : CLICK HERE

Last date to register: 24th April, 2022.

Registration Fees: 500 per team.

For two teams: 800 per team

Accommodation Of Participants

The participants shall be provided accommodation within the campus, if it is opted by them. 

The female participants shall be accommodated in the Girls Hostel under the supervision of hostel wardens and organizing committee. Likewise, the male participants shall be accommodated in the Boys Hostel under the supervision of hostel wardens and the organizing committee. 

Contact Us

+91 89348 43171 (Mansi Singh, Member) 

 +91 9024694976 (Shatakshi Sharma, Member) ) 

 +91 63944 95588  (Swapnil Srivastava, Member) 

For Payment Related Queries:

7217828354 ( Parth Narayan Singh, Treasurer) 

Chairperson :

Mr. Amit Kumar – +91 7589233322

In case of any queries; Drop a mail at [email protected]


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