DevRev Online Contract Drafting Competition


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The 1st Contract Drafting Competition,2024 aims to enhance understanding of practical aspects of contract law. Participants in the competition will be tasked with drafting a contract based on the Contract Proposition, illustrating a legal relationship between two entities. In addition to the agreement itself, participants must provide a ‘Concept Note’ explaining the reasoning behind their chosen clauses.


Deadline for the registration of the competition: 15th June 2024

Deadline for the submission of final draft for the contract drafting competition: 20th July 2024

Declaration of results: 1st August 2024


The competition is open to avid researchers and students enrolled in the Undergraduate or Post Graduate Programs in law i.e. 3-year LL.B. course/ 5-year LL.B. course/ LL.M. course etc.


  • The manuscripts shall be in the English language only.

  • Co-authorship is not allowed.

  • The name and institution of the author(s) shall not be mentioned in the body of the submission.

  • Any form of plagiarism is strictly prohibited and the submission shall be original, unpublished, and an outcome of the author’s own efforts.

  • The author(s) bear sole responsibility for the accuracy of facts, opinions, and views stated in the submission.


  1. Participants are encouraged to draft using plain English and avoid the use of unnecessary legalese. Participants are further encouraged to use modern contract drafting techniques.

  2. The Drafts must adhere to the following format:

    1. Font should be Times New Roman

    2. Font Size should be 12 points.

    3. The text should be Justified with 1.5 line spacing.

    4. The Page Limit of the Draft should not be more than 5 pages


Your submissions will be judged on the basis of following parameters:

  1. Language of contract and Type of Drafting

  2. Advise to Client’s queries and demands

  3. Formatting of contract

  4. Application of laws


The author(s) shall submit the draft via Google Form here

The author(s) shall submit the draft in .doc or .docx format.


Registration Fee: Rs. 200.

Registration Link:


The top 3 entries will be given an Online Internship plus a stipend at Devrev.

Each participant will be given a certificate of participation.


Mr. Arun Rathod: +91-9121364746

Ms. Paankhurie: +91- 9425133990

Ms. Ananya Singhvi: +91-9214405565


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