8th DD Basu Essay Writing Competition At NUJS, Kolkata: Submit by Jan 25

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8th DD Basu Essay Writing Competition At NUJS, Kolkata: Submit by Jan 25

About Competition 

8th Durga Das Basu (DD Basu NUJS) Essay Writing Competition, December- January 2019 – 2020 Organised by the Constitutional Law Society under the aegis of West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata.

Theme: The debate between the Duty to respect the National Flag and the Anthem versus using them as symbols of protest.

12th GLC MUN,  Call For Priority Registrations:[20th-22nd Mar; Mumbai]

Who can apply?

The competition is open for all undergraduate students of law colleges/ departments of law of all Universities, pursuing the 5-year-course or the 3-year-course. 

Submission Guidelines

  • There is no registration fee. The minimum word limit is 4000 words, and the maximum word limit is 5000 words (inclusive of footnotes).
  • All submissions will undergo strict online plagiarism check.
  • Special consideration will be placed upon originality, applicability, and feasibility of the arguments/ suggestions made in the essay and the depth of research.
  • All teams/ participants must send electronic copies of their essays in “.docx” (Microsoft Word) and “.pdf” formats by email to ddbasuessaywritingcompetition@gmail.com by 11:59 PM on January 25th 2019. No extension with respect to the deadlines will be
  • The “subject” of the submission email should clearly mention “Submission for DD Basu Essay Writing Competition 2019.”


  • Winning First Entry: Rs 5000 and merit certificate
  • Second place: Rs 3000 and a merit certificate
  • Third place: Rs 2000 and a merit certificate

For any queries Email at nujs.cls@gmail.com

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