“LEX QUIXOTIC” NATIONAL ONLINE QUIZ COMPETITION
A National Online Quiz Competition was conducted by DY Patil Deemed to be University, School of Law, Nerul, Navi Mumbai on 11th July, 2020 with the motive to keep law students and law aspirants engaged with the theories and the basic knowledge of Legal studies. The participation of students in this event not only brushed up their legal minds but also helped them to gain an experience through virtual e- learning. The theme of the Online Quiz Competition was ‘LEX QUIXOTIC’ which stated the literal Latin meaning of Legal Quiz. Adv. Abhilasha Mane , Professor at DY Patil Deemed to be University, School of Law, along with her team of students. Ms. Divya Thorat, Ms. Muskan Narang and Ms. Aashima Gautam under the guidance of the Hon’ble Chancellor, Dr. Vijay Patil had arranged for this online event. The Digital Pamphlet along with the Registration form and the respective brochure was officially released by the School of Law on 1st July,2020. From there began the canvassing of the the online National Event right from emails to various social media platforms.. Personal emails containing the link of the registration form, and the detailed brochure were sent to all the eminent and distinguished Law colleges across the Country. The committee members kept no stone unturned to make this event a success. The Competition received more than 300 entries in just a few days. After an overwhelming response from students across the country, the team members were forced to close the registrations. Hence, the registrations were closed on 8th July, 2020 at 11:59pm sharp. The Quiz Competition consisted of only one Round with only 20 MCQ’s and was based on general legal topics, Landmark Judgements and basic legal knowledge. The main challenge for the students participating was the time span. The Time slot allotted for solving 20 MCQ’s was 5 minutes and 30 seconds only. Here, students had to be alert and fast in solving the MCQ’s. A Whatsapp group was created by the student co-ordinators where all the registered participants were added and all the necessary details of the Quiz Competition along with the link for the Quiz Portal was also disclosed on the same group. The Online Quiz Competition commenced on 11th July, 2020 at 12:00 pm sharp. The link for the Quiz Portal was provided by the students 5 minutes prior to the commencement of the Competition. The link was shared at 11:55 am and the access to the same was granted exactly at 11:59 am so that the students would be ready with their online equipments. The Quiz commenced at 12:00pm sharp and lasted only for 5minutes 30 seconds. The Portal was shut at 12:05:30 pm. Nearly all the participants had tried to submit the Quiz before the time concluded. Students scoring the highest within limited time would be considered as the Winners. Out of all the entries and responses received , only the top 3 would be regarded as the winners by the University. The final results were declared on the following day on 12th July, 2020, during the webinar session with Ms. Roop Loomba, a senior counsel from Punjab Haryana High Court. The winners were awarded by exciting and attractive prizes by DY Patil University, School of Law. All the Participants were issued an e- certificate on their registered mail id. Thus, the Online Event received great appreciation and an overwhelming response by various law students and professionals.