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NLUO-IPAAC National Essay Writing Competition 2014

Last date to apply

July 10, 2014

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About NLUO-IPAAC Essay Writing Competition 2014

National Law University Odisha (NLUO)

The law university set up under the Act 4 of 2008 Odisha state legislature. It is a newly established university, but is setting new altitudes, leaving behind new miles stones by creating new horizons with it’s students performing excellent work in conferences, seminars and moot courts.

Intellectual Property Analysis and Advocacy Center (IPAAC)

The intellectual analysis and advocacy center was established with a vision to empower the people about the intellectual property so that power and knowledge can get an edge and grow simultaneously.

About NLUO-IPAAC National Essay Writing Competition

  • It is the 1st Edition of the Essay Writing Competition.
  • The Theme of the essay is- "Protection of Intellectual Property in Space related Activities"

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NLUO-IPAAC Essay Writing Competition 2014 Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region  India
Class/ Age Students pursuing L.L.B  or L.L.M  from any recognized university
Details The Submitted essay should not be published anywhere else or selected to published anywhere else.

NLUO-IPAAC Essay Writing Competition 2014 Reward

  • The best three entries may be published in Colloquium Law Opus Journal (ISSN No. 2348-1277) Vol. II

Top three entries will win merit certificates with cash prizes with below the details


Prize Value
1st prize Rs 10,000  with merit certificate
2nd prize Rs. 5000  with merit certificate
3rd prize Rs. 3000  with merit certificate

NLUO-IPAAC Essay Writing Competition 2014 Application form and Process

Application Process for NLUO & IPAAC Essay Writing Competition

  • The Student has to write essay on the given theme in not more than 5000 words and must be mailed at ipaacessay@gmail.com
  • There is no need of hard copy submission of the Essay
  • There is no registration fee required to participate in the Essay Competition 
  • Last date for submitting the essay is July 10, 2014.

Guidelines for Writing the Essay

  • The candidate can have a co-writer for the essay (a maximum of two can co-write the essay).
  • The name of the owner of the essay must not be there in the body of the Essay.
  • The Essay should be the original work of the Author(s) and not plagiarsied otherwise will lead to disqualification.
  • The Essay must have a cover letter and should include the following things:
    • Name of author(s)
    • Name of institutions
    • Title of the essay
    • Authors' contact details ( e-mail address, phone number and address.)


    The Essay should conform to the following guidelines 

Abstract word limit


Font type(main body)

Times new roman 

Font size (main body)

12 points

Line spacing(main body)


Font type (end note)

Times new roman

Font size(end note)


Line spacing(end note)

Foot notes

Not required

Page margin for the whole essay

1 inch on all sides

Word limit (including the end notes)

Must be strictly checked

5000 words.

Citation  style

Harvard Bluebook Style (19th Edition)

NLUO-IPAAC Essay Writing Competition 2014 Selection Process

Selection Process for NLUO & IPAAC Essay Writing Competition

The Essay would be judged anonymously and following Criteria will be used in Judging the Essay.

Judging Criteria


Idea and Content

25 marks

Quality of Research

25 marks


25 marks

 Authorities and Conformity With Citation Style

15 marks

Presentation and Formatting

10 marks

Total Marks

100 Marks

 The Result NLUO & IPAAC Essay Writing Competition will be announced by August 16, 2014.

NLUO-IPAAC Essay Writing Competition 2014 Contact Details

Mr. Amrendra Kumar Ajit
Email- akajit@nluo.ac.in

Mr. Rajat Solanki
Email- rajatsolanki@nluo.ac.in

Student Co-ordinators

Kartikey Gupta
Email- kartikeygupta007@gmail.com

Teesta Mookherjee
Email- teesta.mookherjee@gmail.com

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Intellectual Property Advocacy And Analysis Center 
National Law University Odisha