Annual Essay Writing Competition 2015 by Gujarat National Law University

GNLU Annual Essay Writing Competition 2015

Last date to apply

October 31, 2015

About Annual Essay Writing Competition 2015

  • Gujarat National Law University is conducting First Annual Essay Writing Competition, 2015 for students pursuing graduate and postgraduate degree programs.
  • The aim of the Essay Writing Competition 2015 is to create a meaningful dialogue on social justice agenda through active participation of intellectuals.
  • There is no entry fee for the Essay Writing Competition.
  • Topics
    • Annihilation of Castes
    • From Social Injustice to Social Justice: The Ambedkarian Way
    • Ambedkar, Reservation, Constitution: Consolidating the Agenda in the 21st Century
  • Deadline: October 31, 2015

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Annual Essay Writing Competition 2015 Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both 
Region All India 
Class/ Age Postgraduate and Graduate Students
Details
  • Students from any recognized college/university/institutions can apply in the competition.
  • Each participant can submit only one essay entry.

Annual Essay Writing Competition 2015 Reward

Annual Essay Writing Competition, 2015 Reward

 

CATEGORY

AMOUNT

Winner

Rs 10,000.

First Runner up

Rs 7,500

Second Runner up

Rs 7,500

 

Annual Essay Writing Competition 2015 Application form and Process

Annual Essay Writing Competition, 2015 Application Process

  • Specifications of the Essay
  • Length: 2500-3500 words excluding footnotes
  • The essay must be sent as a word document (.doc or .docx)
  • Format: PDF format.

Rules of Formatting

Main text:

  • Page Margins: 1.5 inch on left side margin and 1 inch on all other sides Body of Essay
  • Font Type: Garamond
  • Font Size: 12 pts
  • Line spacing: 1.5 spacing with ‘0 pts.’ before and ‘12 points’ after
  • Alignment: Justified

Footnotes:

  • Font Type: Garamond
  • Font Size: 10 pts
  • Line spacing: Single spacing with ‘0 pts.’ before and after.
  • Alignment: Justified
  • Style: The Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) 16th Edition Citation style must be followed. Citations can be in the form of footnotes or endnotes.

Enclosures to be sent

  • Scan copy of University/Institution Identity Card.

Covering letter containing the following details

  • Name of the Author
  • Contact no
  • Address of Student: 4.
  • Email id
  • Name of college/institution
  • Course and year/Semester of study
  • Address of the college (including contact no. and official Email- id)
  • Title of the essay:

Submission

  • A soft copy of the essay must be submitted ccalessay@gnlu.ac.in on or before October 31, 2015.
  • Subject Line: The email should carry subject as “Submission CCAL-GNLU Essay Competition-2015”.

Annual Essay Writing Competition 2015 Selection Process

Annual Essay Writing Competition, 2015 Selection Process

  • Each essay shall be scored against maximum marks of 100.
  • The essay shall be judged based on the following criteria

Contents

30 marks

Clarity

30 marks

Formatting and presentation

20 marks

Originality

20 marks

  • Negative Marking: 0.25 marks shall be deducted for each violation of the aforementioned formatting rules.
  • The submissions shall be subjected to an initial screening by the screening committee constituted by the CCAL.
  • The authors of the short-listed submissions shall be intimated accordingly.
  • The results are expected to be announced in the First Week of January 2016

Annual Essay Writing Competition 2015 Address

Gujarat National Law University
Attalika Avenue, Knowledge Corridor,
Koba, Gandhinagar- 382007 (Gujarat), India

Annual Essay Writing Competition 2015 Contact Details

Ms. Sai Saranya; +91 9998924102 

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Gujarat National Law University