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About CCI National Level Essay Competition 2017

CCI National Level Essay Competition 2017 is conducted by The Competition Commission of India (CCI) and the applications are invited for the National Level Competition only for the candidates pursuing undergraduate courses which include the candidates in the first three years of an Integrated PG course including CA/CS/ CMA category for the PG degree including PG Diploma/M.Phil./Ph.D./CA/CS/CMA/MBA. This page provides the detailed information about the CCI National Level Essay Competition 2017. The candidates are suggested to scroll down below to get the complete information regarding eligibility criteria, rewards, selection etc. The winner for the essay writing competition will be awarded the cash prize of Rs 40,000 for undergraduate category and Rs 50,000 for Post Graduate Categories. The last date for the submission of the CCI National Level Essay Competition 2017 entries is 31 October 2017.

CCI National Level Essay Competition Topics

 

The candidates participating in the CCI Essay writing competition need to write an essay for the following topics. The essay should not be more than 3000 words including footnotes. There is no minimum word limit; however, authors are encouraged to submit essays of not less than 1500 words.

  • Growth of Digital Economy –  A  Challenge for Competition Regulators
  • Eight Years of Competition Law Enforcement in India

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CCI National Level Essay Competition 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Gender Any
Region India
Class/ Age The candidates pursuing UG/ PG courses
Details The eligibility of the candidates are divided into two categories. Both the categories are mentioned below:
  • Category I: The category 1 would include undergraduate students including students in first three years of an integrated post-graduation course/ students of foundation & executive programmes of company secretary exam/students (joining after 12th and not after graduation) of CPT & Intermediate programmes of Chartered Accountant Exam and equivalent.
  • Category II:  The category  2 would include candidates pursuing post-graduation and professional degrees/diplomas (not falling in Category I) and PhD students.

Not eligible for the competitions

Wards and relatives of employees of Competition Commission of India or office of Director General-CCI or Ministry of Corporate Affairs, GOI are NOT ELIGIBLE to participate in this competition.

CCI National Level Essay Competition 2017 Reward

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is offering the cash prizes in terms of rewards. The distribution of rewards would be made according to the categories. The candidates can check the complete prize list in the table below.

The prize will also be awarded a certificate each. The Competition Commission of India will also be published the name of the winners on the CCI's website. Although, a separate intimation will also be sent to each of the winner receiving the prize in an appropriate programme.

CCI National Level Essay Competition Prize Distribution

Prizes

Category 1

Category 2

Under-graduate Candidates

Post-graduate Candidates

First - One

Rs 40,000

Rs 50,000

Second - One

Rs 20,000

Rs 25,000

Third - One

Rs 10,000

Rs 15,000

Consolation - Two

2 x (Rs 5000)

2 x (Rs 5,000)

Total

Rs 80,000

Rs 1,00,000

CCI National Level Essay Competition 2017 Application form and Process

The participants interested in applying for the CCI Essay Writing Competition have to follow the following procedures:

  • The participants have to send the entries by 31 October 2017 through an email only at advocacy@cci.gov.in.
  • The participants have to name the email as the subject - CCI Essay Competition 2017-18.
  • The candidates should know that only original essays will be considered for the competition.
  • Any form of plagiarism will result in the disqualification of the essay.

CCI Essay Application Form - Download Here

Important points regarding the CCI National Level Essay Competition

 

The participants who are attentive to take part in the CCI Essay Competition have to send the essay writing to the given email id. All the important information regarding the CCI Essay Competition is given below

Structure of the CCI National Level Essay Competition 2017

  • The Essay Competition entries shall have to be on one of the topics provided and submitted on or before the due date.
  • Co-authored papers of up to two authors are permitted.
  • Only one essay is allowed per participant or per collaborating team of co-authors. The prizes in such cases will be shared among the team members.
  • The essay should not be more than 3,000 words including footnotes. There is no minimum word limit; however, authors are encouraged to submit essays of not less than 1,500 words.
  • The format of the essay would be considered as per the following basis:
    • Typed on A4 size electronic page.
    • Font size shall be 12 points (English) in Times NewRoman
    • 1.5 interlinear space
    • Margins of one inch (2.54 cm) on all the four sides
  • List of the references must be included throughout the essay.

CCI National Level Essay Competition 2017 Selection Process

The winner of the CCI Essay Competition 2017-18 will be decided by the jury based on their writing skills and other factors. While assessing the documents, the weightage would be given as below. Entries received without a COPY of Student Identity Card and Aadhar Card shall be summarily rejected

  • Originality and clarity of the content
  • Quality of the analysis and research
  • Language and Structure of the Essay
  • Grammar, syntax and form

CCI National Level Essay Competition 2017 Contact Details

Competition Commission of India
The Hindustan Times House
18-20, Kasturba Gandhi Marg,
New Delhi: 110001, India.

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