National Level Essay Competition by CCI on Competition Law [Cash Prize of Rs 1 Lac]: Last Date to Submit Oct 31

National Level Essay Competition by CCI on Competition Law [Cash Prize of Rs 1 Lac]: Last Date to Submit Oct 31

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is a statutory authority of the Indian government charged with enforcing the Competition Act of 2002, fostering competition across the country, and banning acts that have a significant negative impact on competition. It was founded on October 14, 2003.

Concerning the Essay Competition
As part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, the Competition Commission of India is holding a National Level Essay Competition 2021-22.

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Eligibility Criteria
The applicant must be a student at any recognised university in India on October 1, 2021, studying a UG or PG course in Law, Economics, Management, or Regulatory Governance.

Note:- 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.

Submission Guidelines for Essay

  • By the deadline, all Essay Competition entries must be submitted in both word and PDF format.
  • Essay length should not exceed 3000 words, including footnotes. Although there is no minimum word count, competitors are urged to submit essays that are at least 1500 words long.

The Essay’s Format

  • Typed on an A4 sheet of paper.
  • The font size should be 12 points in Times New Roman (English).
  • On all four sides, there should be 1.5 inch (2.54 cm) of space between the two lines.
  • Participants may use any recognised style of referencing/footnoting system throughout the Essay, but it must be used consistently and uniformly.

Submission Procedure

  • Participants can submit their entries by e-mail to with entry form duly forwarded by their respective educational institutions latest by October 31, 2021(1800 hrs).
  • Written Essay in English language – both in word & pdf format (NO SCAN).
  • Candidates will nowhere mention their name or any identification in the text of essay.
  • Entries submitted in hard copies and not in the prescribed format shall be summarily rejected without any intimation and NO query, correspondence; representation etc. pertaining to such entries shall be entertained by the Commission under any
  • Subject of such email must be “CCI Essay Competition 2021-2022”.
  • Entries shall be forwarded by the participant directly and shall not be forwarded through any other person at the mail prescribed above. All the fields in the entry form shall be compulsorily filled.
  • Only original essays will be considered for the competition. Previously published essays shall be rejected outrightly. Any form of plagiarism will result in disqualification of the essay.


Prize CategoryPrize Amount
First (One)INR 50,000
Second (One)INR 25,000
Third (One)INR 15,000
Consolation (Two)2 x INR 5,000
TotalINR 1,00,000

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