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Maria Philip Future Leaders Debate Competition 2021

04 November 2021

Maria Philip Future Leaders Debate Competition 2021

XIME recognizes the significance of creating a dynamic platform for students to become excellent orators. The Institute is highly focused on its mission to shape the students’ career paths and abilities to connect with their stakeholders through the use of communication strategies and skills.

The Institute hones the ability of every student to convert their thoughts into actions and actions into words, to become vibrant managers in the future. This enables students to obtain a transformative and wholesome educational experience at XIME.

Maria Philip was the inspiration behind her father in the founding of XIME. Having been an eloquent orator and leader, she always wished to create an egalitarian society for everyone where they can put forth their thoughts, and also create a platform for leaders. Through Maria Philip Future Leaders Debate Competition, XIME provides a platform for future leaders to develop and enhance their skills in communication.

1. Participation is only by invitation. There is no registration fee.
2. Only one team is allowed to participate from each institution.
3. Each team will have two members, out of which at least one must be a girl.
4. One speaker will speak for the motion (4 minutes) and the other will speak against the motion (4 minutes). There will be a warning bell after 3.5 minutes.
5. There will not be any cross-rebuttal rounds.
6. There will be negative marking for exceeding the 4 minutes time limit.
7. Teams should not wear their college uniforms/blazers, indicating the name of the institute or mentioning the name of their institution during the speech.
8. Participants must bring their College ID cards for participation.
9. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Qualifer Level Rounds will be conducted virtually.
10. The Maria Philip Future Leaders Debate Competition State Level (Karnataka & Telangana) and the South India Level (The Grand Finale) will be held at XIME Bangalore. The physical presence of the participants is essential.






Colleges in and around Mysore

23rd November


Colleges in and around Mangalore

24th November


Colleges in Bangalore

25th November


Colleges in and around Hyderabad

26th November




State Level (Karnataka & Telangana)

6th December

South India Level (The Grand Finale)

13th December



Pries Category 

Qualifier Level

State Level

South India Level


Rs. 10,000/- for the Winning Team in each Region

Rs. 30,000/- for the Team

Rs. 1,00,000/- for the Team 


Rs. 6,000/- for the Team in each Region

Rs. 20,000/- for the Team 

Rs. 65,000/- for the Team



Rs. 10,000/-

Rs. 30,000/-


Use this link to register - https://forms.gle/x2UuFcBpJkiBFWELA

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