Call For Entries: Dr. M. P. Jain National Essay Competition, 2018

Call For Entries: Dr. M. P. Jain National Essay Competition, 2018

The Indian Journal of Law and Public Policy (IJLPP) [ISSN 2394-2657] is a peer-reviewed bi-annual, law and public policy publication. The journal is a solemn effort to promote erudite discernment and academic scholarship over the contradictions which have given way for a continuing debate between the relationship of law and public policy. Dr. M. P. Jain National Essay Competition envisages to promote and develop the ability of students to ideate and formulate their perspectives coupled with the art of presenting their arguments via writing.

Theme: The theme of the competition is OPEN (which means that the author(s) can write on any topic of their choice, for e.g., Contemporary or any legal issue).

Who can apply?



  • Undergraduate category: Students pursuing the three or five-years LL.B. course from any Law school/ college/ university affiliated in India are eligible to participate.

  • Postgraduate category: Students pursuing their LL.M. from any Law school/ college/ university affiliated in India are eligible to participate.


Submission Guidelines:



  • The soft copy of essay must be emailed to administrators (one in MS Word. Doc/ docx format and one in PDF) at [email protected] latest by 20th July 2018.

  • The subject of the e-mail must be “Essay Submission for Dr. M. P. Jain National Essay Competition, 2018.”

  • The soft copy of the essay mustn’t contain name of the author(s) or any information which discloses author’s affiliation to any institution.

  • A cover letter shall be attached containing following details – Name of author(s), University/Law School Name and its address, Topic of the essay, Contact details of authors (Email ID and Contact Number).

  • Co-authorship to a maximum of two authors is permitted.

  • Only one submission shall be allowed per author and in case of co-author one submission shall be deemed to include both. In case of separate submissions by co-authors, it shall be taken as multiple submission which will be subject to rejection and disqualification thereof.


Important Dates:



  • Last Date of Registration: 20th July, 2018

  • Last Date for Essay Submission: 20th July, 2018

  • Announcement of Result: 25th August, 2018


For Registration click here

For official notification click here