September 17, 2021

National Essay Writing Competition by HPNLU [Prizes worth Rs.22.5K]: Register by Sept 26

About the Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla

The Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla, established the Centre for Parliamentary Studies (CPS) to conduct research on the operation of parliament. To determine future research concerns in parliamentary bodies, it is necessary to examine the debates in the Parliament and its other institutions. Apart from their traditional roles, parliamentarians now have a variety of other responsibilities. The center’s goal is to promote parliamentary studies, with a focus on its problems and processes.


The essay writing competition will be held on the topic “Contemporary Issues involved in ‘Office of profit in India‘.”
Participants can take any particular sub-theme keeping intact with the central theme of the competition.


The competition is open to students pursuing UG/PG law courses in India.

Submission guidelines

All submissions are to be made through email at “[email protected]“.
Submissions shall be in English, original, unpublished nor should it be in consideration for publication anywhere else at the same time and non-plagiarised with the maximum accepted similarity index being capped at 10%.
A cover page should be attached including the Participant’s Name, Phone Number, Batch, Email Address, Title of the Essay and the Transaction ID of their registration along with the same details of the Co-author if and wherever applicable.
Any kind of identification of the participants on the submission will lead to straight disqualification of the author/authors.

Important date

Last Date of Registration: 26th September 2021.
Last Date of Submission: 30th September 2021.

Result declaration: 1st Week of November 2021.


Registration fee is Rs. 500/- per person.
Co-authorship is allowed up to a maximum of two authors.
Multiple entries for individual orders are not allowed.
A participant may submit an entry related to ONE sub-theme ONLY.


1st Prize: Rs 10,000/-
2nd Prize: Rs 7,500/-
3rd Prize : Rs 5,000/-

Certificate of Appreciation: Top 10 Participants.

All participants who have successfully submitted the easy on or before September 30, 2021 shall be provided with e-Certificate of participation.


Centre for Parliamentary Studies, Himachal Pradesh National Law University at “[email protected]

Muskan Kapoor (Student Coordinator): 7018162966

Arshiya (Student Coordinator): 9418208867

Madhusudan Joshi (Student Coordinator): 8278633455

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