This Schedule of Fees is effective as of 15 January 2017 and is applicable to all arbitrations commenced on or after 15 January 2017. This Schedule of Fees may be amended from time to time and any revised Schedule of Fees shall take effect as of the date determined by the Council.

CASE FILING FEE (Non-Refundable)
Rs.40,000*

ADMINISTRATION FEES

The administration fees calculated in accordance with the Schedule below apply to all arbitrations administered by MCIA and is the maximum amount payable to MCIA.

Sum in Dispute (INR) Administration Fees (INR)*
Up to 1,000,000 110,000
1,000,001 to 5,000,000 110,000 + 1.500% excess over 1,000,000
5,000,001 to 10,000,000 170,000 + 1.400% excess over 5,000,000
10,000,001 to 50,000,000 240,000 + 0.850% excess over 10,000,000
50,000,001 to 100,000,000 580,000 + 0.500% excess over 50,000,000
100,000,001 to 500,000,000 830,000 + 0.220% excess over 100,000,000
500,000,001 to 1,000,000,000 1,710,000 + 0.090% excess over 500,000,000
1,000,000,001 to 5,000,000,000 2,160,000 + 0.050% excess over 1,000,000,000
Above 5,000,000,000 4,160,000

The administration fees do not include the following:

  • Fees and expenses of the Tribunal
  • Usage cost of facilities and support services for and in connection with any hearing (e.g. hearing rooms and equipment, transcription and interpretation services etc.)
  • Out of pocket expenses
  • * Taxes as applicable

ARBITRATOR’S FEES

The fee calculated in accordance with the Schedule below is the maximum amount payable to one arbitrator.

Sum in Dispute (INR) Arbitrator’ s Fees (INR)*
Up to 1,000,000 185,000
1,000,001 to 5,000,000 185,000 + 6.750% excess over 1,000,000
5,000,001 to 10,000,000 455,000 + 6.500% excess over 5,000,000
10,000,001 to 50,000,000 780,000 + 4.300% excess over 10,000,000
50,000,001 to 100,000,000 2,500,000 + 2.130% excess over 50,000,000
100,000,001 to 500,000,000 3,565,000 + 0.88875% excess over 100,000,000
500,000,001 to 1,000,000,000 7,120,000 + 0.271% excess over 500,000,000
1,000,000,001 to 5,000,000,000 8,475,000 + 0.165625% excess over 1,000,000,000
5,000,000,001 to 10,000,000,000 15,100,000 + 0.060% excess over 5,000,000,000
10,000,000,001 to 50,000,000,000 18,100,000 + 0.0585% excess over 10,000,000,000
Above 50,000,000,000 41,500,000 + 0.040% excess over 50,000,000,000 up to a maximum of 85,000,000

EMERGENCY INTERIM RELIEF FEES

The following fees shall be payable in an Emergency Interim Relief application under Rule 14 of the Arbitration Rules of the MCIA:

  • 1. Administration Fee for Emergency Arbitrator Applications: Rs.80,000*
  • 2. Emergency Arbitrator’s Fees: The Emergency Arbitrator’s fees shall be capped at 20% of a sole arbitrator’s maximum fee calculated in accordance with the Schedule of Fees in force at the time of commencement of the arbitration, but shall be not less than Rs. 300,000.

APPOINTMENT FEES

The appointment fee is payable where a request for appointment of arbitrator(s) is made in an ad hoc case. The fee is payable by the party requesting the appointment. A request for appointment must be accompanied by payment of the appointment fee prescribed below.

1 arbitrator 2 arbitrators 3 arbitrators
Rs. 50,000* Rs. 65,000* Rs. 80,000*

*Taxes as applicable