2nd Online Essay Writing Competition by Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies [NMIMS]: Prizes Worth Rs. 15K, Merit Certificates, Register by April 5

The Literary Society of the SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies School of Law, Bengaluru Campus is organizing its second National Legal Essay Writing Competition through online submissions.

The objective of the essay writing competition is to bring out the creative writing talent of law students across the country on issues of contemporary and national importance.

Topics

  1. Impact of CSR mandate on Indian Companies
  2. Growth of Corporate Governance in the Era of Scams
  3. The challenge of electronic commerce in relation to traditional law
  4. Advertising Law: Observing the Fine line Amongst Online Advertising and the Law
  5. Mergers and Acquisitions; Considerations in the COVID- 19 Era

Eligibility

The competition is open for participation to LLB students, LLM students, Research Scholars and working legal professionals as well.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • The word limit of the essay should be a minimum of 2000 words and maximum of 4000 words including footnotes.
  • Submissions should be made in MS WORD format.
  • The article should be in Times New Roman, 12 points with 1.5 line spacing.
  • The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, 10 points with single line spacing.
  • Any submission not accompanied by the above-mentioned details shall be rejected.
  • Plagiarism in any form is discouraged.
  • The work should be the original unpublished work of the Author.
  • Co-Authorship is permitted up to two authors per submission.

Copyright: The copyright for the written submissions shall remain with the Author and they are free to use their own material.

All submissions should be accompanied by a separate cover page with the following details:

  • Title of the Essay
  • Name of the Author(s)
  • Working Professional/Student
  • Designation/Year of Study
  • Institutional Affiliation
  • Current Address
  • Email address(es) of the author(s)
  • Contact number(s) of the author(s)

Method of Submission

All submissions should be sent via email to litsoc.sol@[at]nmims.edu.in with the subject line as “2nd ESSAY COMPETITION SUBMISSION”.

The deadline for submissions is on 20th April 2021

Declaration of Results

The results will be declared on 5th May 2021.

The evaluation will be done by a panel of judges consisting of eminent experts on the topics. All the submissions shall be sent to them and then the winners shall be ranked according to their evaluation.

Prizes

  • 1st prize: Prize money worth Rs. 6000, Internship at EPA Law Offices (On the basis of CV), Publication of article at International Journal Of Advanced Legal Research and winning certificate.
  • 2nd prize: Prize money worth Rs 4000, Internship at EPA Law Offices (On the basis of CV), Research and winning certificate.
  • Internship at International Journal of Advanced Legal Research and winning certificate.

Registration

Participants should register through the google form link attached here.

Registration Fees

  • Single Author: Rs 300/- per submission
  • Co-Authorship: Rs 400/- per submission
  • Deadline for registration: 5th April 2021

Details of Payment

The Registration Fee is to be transferred in favour of SVKM’S NMIMS via NEFT in the account details provided below:

  • A/C Holder Name: Prashuk Jain
  • A/C Number: 1008010168359
  • Bank Name: Punjab National Bank, M Block , Govind Nagar, Kanpur , Uttar Pradesh-208006
  • IFSC Code: PUNB0103500

NOTE: Please attach a screenshot of the payment details to the submission email and google doc form while doing registration.

Important Dates

  • Deadline for Registration: 10th April, 11:59 PM
  • Deadline for Submission: 20th April, 11:59 PM
  • Date of Result Declaration: 5th April (Tentative)

Contact

All queries about the competition should be directed to

  • Pritam Ghosh: Assistant Professor, NMIMS School of Law, Bangalore (Email: pritam.ghosh[at]nmims.edu)
  • Student Conveners: Prashuk Jain (convenor) (Contact number: 7706954057, Email: PRASHUK.JAIN98[at]nmims.edu.in)
  • Saumya Vats (co-convenor): Contact number: 9680656701, Email: saumya.vats33[at]nmims.edu.in
  • Jeetika Aggarwal (co-convenor): Contact number: 9896588527, Email: JEETIKA.AGGARWAL02[at]nmims.edu.in

Copyright: The copyright for the written submissions shall remain with the Author and they are free to use their own material.

Important Links

For the brochure, click here.

For the poster, click here.

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