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1st NUJS- Indian Mediation Week Essay Competition 2018

manav malhotra
21 Sep 2018 12:15 PM GMT
1st NUJS- Indian Mediation Week Essay Competition 2018
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The Indian Mediation Week (IMW) and the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS) are pleased to announce the 1st NUJS- IMW Essay Writing Competition.Who can apply?The application is open to all students enrolled in post-graduate or undergraduate from any recognized university/college across India, research scholars in the field of law and practicing...

The Indian Mediation Week (IMW) and the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS) are pleased to announce the 1st NUJS- IMW Essay Writing Competition.

Who can apply?

The application is open to all students enrolled in post-graduate or undergraduate from any recognized university/college across India, research scholars in the field of law and practicing lawyers.

Themes:



  • Commercial Mediation in India

  • Need for Healthcare Mediation in India

  • Mediation versus Arbitration in India

  • Mediation as a Profession in India

  • Mediation Ethics in India

  • Mediation in Criminal Disputes in India


Submission Guidelines:



  • Submissions may be only in the form of essays and should be in English.

  • The word limit should be 3,000 to 5,000 words. The word limit mentioned here is exclusive of footnotes and abstract. Please note that the word limits will be strictly enforced.

  • Every submission should be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 250 words providing a summary of the contribution.

  • Submissions are invited from undergraduate and graduate students, industry practitioners, academicians and research scholars. Submissions may be co-authored, although by a maximum of three authors. There is no requirement for the co-authors to be from the same college/institution/university/school.

  • Please send your submissions as a .doc or .docx file and biographical information in a separate document with the subject title IMW ESSAY: “Topic of the Essay”.

  • Only original essays will be considered for the competition. No part of it should have been published earlier nor should it be under consideration for publication or a contest elsewhere. Any form of plagiarism will result in disqualification of the essay.

  • Entries may be submitted via email to [email protected] latest by 2359 hours, 11th November, 2018 (Sunday).


Registration Fees:



  • Single Author: ₹ 1200

  • Co-authorship (two authors): ₹ 1800 (total)

  • Co-authorship (three authors): ₹ 2400 INR (total)


Prizes:



  • 10 Assured Internship Opportunities to authors of top 20 entries

  • Cash Prizes worth over Rs. 20,000;

  • Authors of the top five entries shall be eligible to co-author a book on “The applicability of Mediation in the Healthcare sector” which shall be published by Eastern Book Company;

  • Felicitation in the closing ceremony of Indian Mediation Week;

  • Publications for top 15 entries at ODRways Blog;

  • All participants shall be rewarded with participation certificates.


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