NLUO and Surana & Surana International Essay Competition

NLUO and Surana & Surana International Essay Competition

National Law University Odisha is organizing an International Essay Competition in collaboration with Surana & Surana International Attorney. It is a law firm with over 70 lawyers and consultants, which was established in the year 1971. Their Practice area includes Arbitration, Corporate, Corporate Compliance, Civil and Criminal Litigation, etc.

Theme: Securities and Competition Law.

 The following sub-themes have been identified as requiring academic consideration –



  • Insider trading and its implications on Competition law

  • Mergers and Competition law

  • Market disrupters in the Indian Market

  • Development of the essential facilities doctrine in the Indian Market


Prizes:The competition carries total prize money worth more than Rs 60,000.



  • Winners -Rs. 25,000

  • First Runners-Up- Rs. 15,000

  • Second Runners-Up- Rs. 10,000

  • Remaining top twelve participants will receive Rs.1000 each as the Consolation Prize

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


Eligibility/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.

  • Co-authorship by a maximum of 2 students is permitted.


Word Limit:



  • Abstract- 200 words including title and keywords

  • Essay-2000 words, excluding footnotes and abstract

  • The submission should include Abstract, Essay and Bibliography.


Submission last date: 30th September, 2017

For any queries, drop an e-mail at [email protected]

Or contact:



  1. Ms. Torsha Sarkar, Student Convener, Organising Committee (Surana and Surana Essay Competition) - (+91) 9439474480.

  2. Ms. Mamta Jain, Co-Convenor, Organising Committee (Surana and Surana Essay Competition) - (+91) 9439474183.