1st National Legal Hackathon: Legal Start-up & Business Plan Competition 2022-23

  • Post category:Events
  • Reading time:11 mins read

1st National Legal Hackathon: Legal Start-up & Business Plan Competition 2022-23 organized by Management Studies Committee, School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru: Register by 31st December 2022.

Table of Contents

The Management Studies Committee, School of Law, Christ (Deemed to be University), in collaboration with the Christ Incubation and Entrepreneurship Cell (C-IESC), is launching its “1st National Legal Hackathon: Legal Start-up & Business Plan Competition 2022-23”.

About School of Law, Christ (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru.

School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru, was founded and is administered by Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI). The parent university, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), had the rare distinction of being one of the first institutions in India to be accredited in 1998 by the NAAC. Subsequently, in 2004, 2016, and 2022, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) has the top grade ‘A+’ in the 4-point scale. SLCU entered the list of top law schools in India according to the NIRF Rankings declared by the MHRD in 2020.

About Management Studies Committee, SLCU

The Management Studies Committee, School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) is envisioned with training and creating young leaders well equipped to lead the legal and professional world. The Committee is inclined towards establishing a platform for law students, irrespective of their stream, to gain experience and exposure in the field of Management Studies, which is quintessential for any law graduate to possess. The Committee aims to promote and nurture a culture of entrepreneurship, innovation, and leadership skills among the students by conducting various management-centric activities. The Committee intends to facilitate students to holistically, academically, and practically inculcate the skill sets that a law graduate must possess.

About the CHRIST – Incubation and Entrepreneurship Support Cell (C-IESC)

C-IESC was established in January 2020 to spark the entrepreneurial journey of our students and incubate their viable ideas as start-ups. The cell encourages young and aspiring entrepreneurs to activate their innovative minds, nurture, and grow their ideas into reality which in turn would contribute to the economic and employment growth of our nation. The cell facilitates access to expert services of Professional Consultants, access to financial sourcing, access to Industry Experts as Mentors, and the like, to play an essential role in the development of the growth phase of the start-up’s lifecycle. This support helps the masterminds behind the start-ups showcase the potential to monetize their ideas, graduate from the University as “Successful Entrepreneurs,” and create a societal impact.

About the Competition

The Management Studies Committee, School of Law, Christ (Deemed to be University), in collaboration with C-IESC, is launching its 1st National Legal Hackathon: Legal Start-up & Business Plan Competition 2022-23, open to the undergraduate, postgraduate students and research scholars who are presently enrolled with any University and College across the country with the aim of stimulating the spirit of entrepreneurship among students. The competition is an attempt to provide a platform to all the Legal Start Up’s to exhibit their ideas and work in a competitive ambiance.


The theme of the event is “Automation and Empowering Justice.”. Empowering justice is an approach that enables communities facing injustice to use legal mechanisms to pursue transformative improvements to current laws and systems. The main goal of the competition is to showcase the legal start-ups, exhibit their functioning, the challenges they faced or are facing, and the outcome achieved by them.

Objectives of the Competition

  1. To support legal start-ups.
  2. To determine their own legal career prospects and to inspire students.
  3. To offer all assistance necessary for establishing legitimate start-ups

Guidelines of the Competition

The competition is open to all undergraduate, postgraduate, and Ph.D. scholars.

The competition will be conducted in three phases: the first phase will be a screening round. The second will be the preliminary round which will be held virtually on Webex. The final round will be conducted offline at the Main Auditorium of Christ (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru.
Teams will be evaluated and shortlisted based on the proposal submitted by them.

The Proposal Document shall include:

  •  Introduction
  •  Problem
  •  Solution

The teams are required to send their initial proposal for the screening round in not more than 350 words. The submissions should be done in PDF format.

Important Dates

Last date for submissions of the PDF format of the proposal/initiative: 31st December 2022

Communication of acceptance of applications: 5th January 2023

Preliminary Round (virtual): 13th January 2023

Final Round (offline): 27th February 2023

How to Register?

Participation is allowed only as a team and each team needs to have a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 members.

Interested candidates should submit their proposals for the screening round (Round 1)- through this link.


There is a basic registration fee of INR 350/- which needs to be paid by each member of the team who qualifies for the preliminary round (Round 2).

Awards and Certificates

  • E-Certificate of Participation to every team who qualifies to the preliminary rounds.
  • Certificate of Merit to the top 5 teams who qualify to the final rounds.

Rewards for the 1st and 2nd positions:

– 1st place/Winners: Rs.12000 + Certificate of Merit + Momento

– 2nd place/Runners up: Rs.9000 + Certificate of Merit + Momento

Contact Information

Reach out to us:

Email- managementstudies.slcu@law.christuniversity.in


  • Sanjana Santhosh:



  • Ishika Jain:



Event Heads:

  • Nijin Raj K Jose (Head):



  • Sarvesh Nimbulkar (Co-head):



Insta- https://www.instagram.com/msc_slcu/

Website- https://managementstudiess.wixsite.com/www-mscslcu-com

Previous Posts

MNLU Aurangabad and Finnlex Law LLP are organizing a Workshop on Legal Aspects of MSMEs and Start-ups

Reading the EWS Judgement: Constitution as a Sword or Shield

‘Consumerism and Disabilities’- Webinar

2nd International Conference On Green Energy, Environment And Sustainable Development

Freedom of Speech and Expression under the Constitution of India: Webinar