7th UPES National Parliamentary Debate 2018 (5 October-7 October Dehradun): Registrations Open



The Debating Society of UPES is elated to inform you that after the successful culmination of the previous edition, we now bring out the 7th UPES National Parliamentary Debate, 2018 to be held from 5th October, 2018 to 7th October, 2018. The event will follow the ‘3-on-3′ Asian Parliamentary style format.

With a promise to be bigger and better this year, we guarantee you a tremendous level of debate coupled with exceptional hospitality which have always been the defining labels of the UPES National Parliamentary Debate.


We would also like for everyone to know, that we have an affluence of cash prize signifying INR 1 lakh in total. The breakup of prize money is as follows:

Winner: ₹ 50,000
Runner-Up: ₹ 30,000
Best Adjudicator: ₹ 10,000
Best Speaker: ₹ 10,000
Date of Event:
5 October-7 October 2018
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies,
Bidholi, Via Prem Nagar,
Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248007
Registration Fee:
  • INR 2100 per person (inclusive of food and accommodation)
  • INR 1100 per person (without accommodation)


Last Date of Registration:

Kindly register by 9th September, 2018 to avoid any hassles. We will send you a registration confirmation after you fill out the form, along with the payment information


Registration Link:

For Registration click Here

Please note the following details:
1. We have limited slots with the Team Cap at 30 teams. Individual Adjudicators can also register for the event.
2. We will be following the n+1 rule for team registration which means that each team will have to register with 3 speakers and 1 adjudicator compulsorily. This rule is applicable to cross teams as well.
3. Institution capping has been set at 3 per institution for speaker teams, although there’s no cap on the adjudicators per se.
4. Institutional Cross teams are also invited to participate.
5. All students pursuing a UG or PG course in any stream in any University are eligible for participation.
6. Allocations will be made on a first come first serve basis.
Contact Details:
Please feel free to email us at upes.cols.pd@gmail.com
Anushka Dhawan
Convener, DEBSOC
Aniket Chatterjee,
Co-Convenor, DEBSOC
Facebook Page:
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