IDIA Odisha Chapter announces 1st National Essay Competition

IDIA Odisha chapter is organizing an Essay Competition in collaboration with National Law University Odisha.The theme of the competition is OPEN (which means that the author(s) can write on any topic of their choice e.g. contemporary or any legal issue). The competition carries total prize money worth Rs 8,000.

Winners -Rs. 5,000

First Runners-Up- Rs. 2,000

Second Runners-Up- Rs. 1,000

Additionally, Certificates of Participation will be issued to all participants and winners.

Word Limit:

Essay-2000 words, excluding footnotes and abstract

Formatting Guidelines– Times New Roman, Font size 12, Line spacing 1.5.

The submission should include Abstract, Essay, Bibliography and Cover letter.


Registration: 20th October 2017

Submission: 25th October 2017

Registration Process:

Step 1: Pay registration fess via Paytm/BHIM/Bank transfer

Step 2: In case of Paytm payments, add Rs 105 for single authors and Rs 155 for co-authorship

Step 3: Fill out the the Google form given on next page

Step 4: Write out your essay and send it to before the specified date.


Ms. Kirti Vyas, Deputy Team Leader IDIA ODISHA, (+91) 9437881072

Mr. Jubin Jay, Core Member IDIA ODISHA, (+91) 9437881101





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