GNLU CCAL’s Second Essay Writing Competition, 2017 on “One Nation, One Election”

GNLU CCAL’s Second Essay Writing Competition, 2017 on “One Nation, One Election”

The GNLU Centre for Constitutional and Administrative Law (CCAL) is organizing 2nd National Essay Writing Competition 2017.

Theme: “One Nation, One Election”

Aim: The competition has been designed with the major objective to create a meaningful dialogue on the topic through active participation from students across law schools in India.

Who can apply?

All students pursuing Under-Graduate and Post- Graduate courses from any recognized university.

Submission Guidelines:



  1. The essays published elsewhere or selected/submitted for publication elsewhere shall be disqualified.

  2. Word Limit: 3000-5000 Words

  3. Co-authorship is permitted up to a maximum of two authors per entry.

  4. The main body of the essay should not carry any mention of the name of the author, contact details, or the name of the institution.

  5. Multiple submissions by any participant will lead to disqualification of all the essays so submitted.


 Submission Guidelines:



  • The soft copy of the essay must be emailed to ccal@gnlu.ac.in, with the subject as “Submission: Essay Writing Competition 2017”

  • The essay must be sent in a Word Document (.doc or .docx) and in a PDF format.

  • The email should carry the subject as “Essay Submission: _Title of the essay_”

  • The Essay must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • A Scanned Copy of University/Institution Identity Card

  • A cover letter (separate word document) containing details (co-author details also to be provided, in the same document)


Cash prizes:



  • INR 10,000 (First Prize)

  • INR 7,000 (Second Prize)

  • INR 5,000 (Third Prize)


Note: Certificates shall be issued to all the contributing authors. Winning essays may be chosen for publication in a Journal with an ISBN number, at the discretion of the editorial members.

Last date for Submission:  Wednesday, 15th November 2017.

For any details regarding the competition, or the rules, or CCAL’s activities, contact:

Faculty Co-ordinator Ms. Anu Mishra, amishra@gnlu.ac.in

Student Co-ordinator Kaazvin Kapadia kaazvin96@gmail.com; +91-8128654583

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