ProBono India In collaboration with Pro Bono Club Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar Sponsored by Dr. Chintan Pathak & Associates Advocate, Attorney, Cyber Law & Security Consultant Presents 8th DR. A P J ABDUL KALAM NATIONAL LEGAL ESSAY COMPETITION – 2023

Theme :- Gender Neutral Laws in India : Need of the Hour

With great pleasure ProBono India in collaboration with Pro Bono Club, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar supported by Dr. Chintan Pathak & Associates are presenting the 8th edition of Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam National Legal Essay Competition – 2022.

Guidelines of the Competition

❖ Participants are advised to focus on provisions under various laws where gender neutrality is urgently needed. Participants must adhere to the main theme while selecting any sub-theme.

❖ The Competition is open for all the students studying in any discipline in the recognized Colleges/Departments of the Universities in India. No co-authorship is allowed.

❖ Essay should be original (not published earlier or extracted from other sources) in English, 4500 to 5000 thousand words (New Times Roman, font size 12, 1.5 spacing) including footnotes. Title of the page should carry all details like name, affiliation, email id, mobile no. of the participants. Sample cover page will be shared via mail. Plagiarism Level is permitted to 15%. Participants are required to submit plagiarism report with essay.

❖ Registration Fees of Rs. 100 to be paid through Paytm/Google Pay to Mob. No. 99248 97691 (Kalpeshkumar L Gupta). After making the payment registration to be made here by October 30, 2023.

❖ Essay to be submitted to email id [email protected] in word file only on or before November 30, 2023, 10-00 pm.

❖ Students should also send a scanned copy of a valid ID card along with the essay. The participants will be informed of other details or subsequent changes, if any. If there is any change in the email address of the participants, it may be informed to the above address.

Awards & Certification

Certificate, Cash prizes & Memento will be given to the best three essays. Winner Rs. 5,000,

1st Runner Up Rs. 3,000 &

2nd Runner Up Rs. 2,000.

In case of tie, the essay will be sent for further evaluation to experts. All contributors will be given an ecertificate of participation for the submission of an essay.

Result of the competition will be declared by December 20, 2023

For more details, refer here

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