IDIA Odisha First National Essay Competition

IDIA Odisha First National Essay Competition

IDIA Odisha Chapter is organizing an Essay Competition in collaboration with National Law University Odisha. The IDIA project was initiated to reach out to these marginalized and under-represented groups, sensitize them to law as a viable career option and help interested students acquire admission to these law schools. It is hoped that such access to legal education would go some way towards empowering the marginalized and underprivileged students and the communities that they represent.

The theme of the competition is OPEN.

 Prizes:

The competition carries total prize money worth Rs 8,000.



  • Winners -Rs. 5,000

  • First Runners-Up- Rs. 2,000

  • Second Runners-Up- Rs. 1,000


Additionally, Certificates of Participation will be issued to all participants and winners.

Eligibility: The competition is open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in any discipline in a recognized University/ College/ Institute in India and also to the students of schools in India. Co-authorship by a maximum of 2 students is permitted.

Registration Fees:



  • 150/-: Co - authorship

  • 100/-: Single author


 Word Limit:

Essay-2000 words, excluding footnotes and abstract. The submission, should include Abstract, Essay, and Bibliography.

Last date to Register: 20th October, 2017

Submission: 25th October, 2017

For Queries:

Email- [email protected]

Or



  • Ms Kirti Vyas, Deputy Team Leader IDIA Odisha, (+91) 9437881072.

  • Jubin Jay, Core Member IDIA Odisha, (+91) 9437881101.


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