First National HPNLU Essay Writing Competition

First National HPNLU Essay Writing Competition

The Debating and Literary Society of Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla (HPNLU) is pleased to announce its First National HPNLU Essay Writing Competition. HPNLU shall be obliged by the participation of each and every individual. First National Essay Competition, 2018 being organized by HPNLU, is an attempt to provide a platform to all the students throughout the nation to exchange ideas, provide unconventional arguments, inspire change and grow together.

Theme: Privacy in the Socio-legal and Cultural Milieu. Further sub-theme may be crafted by participants.

Who can apply?


The competition is open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in any discipline in a recognized University/ College/ Institute in India.

Submission Guidelines:



  • Only one submission per author shall be entertained.

  • Co-authorship is not permitted.

  • The essays must be sent by email to dls.hpnlu@gmail.com with the subject ‘1st HPNLU Essay Competition, 2018.

  • The body of the e-mail must specify the name of the author and institute.

  • The essay may be attached in ‘.doc’ or ‘.docx’ format only.


Registration Fees:



  • The registration fees for the competition is Rs 350/-

  • All participants are requested to fill the registration form. CLICK


 Prizes:



  • 2500 + certificate of merit.

  • 2000 + certificate of merit.

  • 1000 + certificate of merit.

  • All other participants will get an e-certificate of participation.

  • Top 10 entries will be published on HPNLU webpage.


For any queries contact email at dls.hpnlu@gmail.com; or

Convener: Priya Sharma +91 8219819141, priyavs315@gmail.com

Co-convenor: Yugank Goyal +91 7837971999, goyalyugank@gmail.com

Treasurer: Shubham Mathur +91 8560981742, shubhammathur58@gmail.com

Technical - Member: Subham Saurabh +91 7275762661, s.saurabh1998@gmail.com

For Official NotificationCLICK