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National Legal Essay Competition by Juris Review


Open to students of the 3 year LL.B. Course, or the 5 year Integrated Law Courses, or the LL.M. Course.

Only one submission per author is permitted. Multiple submissions shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Co-authorship by a maximum of two authors is allowed.


Legal Essay Competition

There are certain broad themes based on which the submissions can be made

1) Human Rights

2) Criminology

3) Constitutional Law

4) Women and Law

5) Commercial Laws

6) Alternate Dispute Resolution

7) Intellectual Property rights

Submission Guidelines

Legal Essay Competition

·         Submissions must be only in English

·         Submissions should be the original work of the authors; plagiarism beyond 20% shall lead to disqualification.

·         The names and affiliations of the authors must not be mentioned anywhere in the paper. A Participant Code shall be provided after registration. Eg “JR NLEC 02”. Only that is to be mentioned in the paper. Every team shall be given a separate code.

·         Word limit – 1200-3000(inclusive of footnotes)

·         The essay should be typed in Times New Roman, 12 font size, 1.5 line spacing

·         The footnotes should be typed in Times New Roman, 10 font size, 1.0 line spacing

·         The margins should be 1?

·         All text must be justified

·         Citations can be in any uniform format.

·         All submissions must be made at  With the Subject as “Submissions for NLEC 2020”.

·         The Body of the email should specify the Participant code.

·         The essay should be attached to the mail in ‘.doc’ or ‘.docx’ format.

Registration fees

Legal Essay Competition

200 INR for single author,

300 INR for co-authored essays.

Kindly download the receipt of the payment or take a screenshot since it will be required during filling the registration form.


Legal Essay Competition

Registration must be done only through the google form here.


Legal Essay Competition

1. 1st Prize : 2000 INR + Certificate of Merit.

2. 2nd Prize : 1500 INR + Certificate of Merit.

3. 3rd Prize : 1000 INR + Certificate of Merit.

4. Top 10 submissions shall get ranked certificates of merit.

5. Certificate of participation shall be given to all participants.

Payment details.

Payment to be done via Gpay at 9836356217

Or by Account Transfer

Account number – 09052043000196

Account holder’s name – Rishav Ray

IFSC – PUNB0090510

Important dates

Legal Essay Competition

Last Date to Register – 20December 2020.

Last Date for Submission – 30 December 2020

Results – 15 January 2021 (Tentative)

Results shall be declared on our Website.

Important note

1. Works which have been published elsewhere shall be disqualified. However after the competition is over, the authors are free to send their essays for publication elsewhere if they want to.

2. Registration has to be done compulsorily through the google form provided. The Participant codes shall be provided within 4 days after registration.

3. A panel of evaluators shall be constituted to evaluate the essays and select the winning entries. The decision of the Panel shall be final and binding.  

4. The organisers reserve the right to cancel/disqualify any of the entries if found in violation of the guidelines for Submission.

Contact Details

For any query, participants may drop a mail at

Or Contact on – 6361137039


About the organizer

Legal Essay CompetitionJuris Review aims to provide a platform for law students, research scholars, academicians, practitioners, and other persons associated with the legal field to put forward their insights on various topics concerning law. This forum aims at putting forward to its readers an understanding of complicated legal theories and concepts in a simplified manner through blogs and articles. The scope of this platform is not restricted to only the core areas of law but also open to works related to law and literature, law and philosophy, law and psychology, and law and history. We are dedicated in providing excellent and quality information to our readers and creating a strong database of well researched legal writing that shall contribute to the legal fraternity.


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National Legal Essay Competition by Juris Review

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