Animal Law Essay Writing Competition 2019 by NUSRL, Ranchi: Submit by May 25

About the organisation

National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL) is a law university located in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. It was established by a legislative act, by the State of Jharkhand as the fourteenth National Law University of India.

Centre of Advocacy and Research in Environment and Animal Protection, CARE-AP is very first Animal Law Centre of the nation and a pioneer in working for the cause of Environment and Animals. The centre was created with an objective to work upon the protection of nature.

Jharkhand is known as the land of the forest.

Therefore, it is a moral and social obligation to work for the conservation of flora and fauna, the centre works in furtherance of this objective.

Since its inception on 22nd April 2016, the work done by the Centre is evidence of its success in imparting the research-based approach in students and scholars.

About the competition

Centre for Advocacy and Research in Environment and Animal Protection [“CARE-AP”] at National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi in furtherance of its initiative to encourage deliberations in the area of Animal and Environmental Law is organising its First National Animal Law Essay Competition, 2019 [“Competition”].

The Competition aims to deal with the debated issues relating to Animal Protection and the role of Indian Judiciary in realising the basic right of animals.

It aims to promote and appreciate the creative piece of writing dealing with issues from a new non-monotonous perspective. It also purports to encourage innovative thinking in the area.

Theme

The theme of the Competition is The Protection of Animal rights and the Role of Judiciary. It may also include the following sub-themes:

  1. The justifiability of Animal Rights.
  2. Need for amendment of Laws with respect to Animal Rights.
  3. Endangered Species and their Care: A Legal Study
  4. India’s Obligation in respect of animal rights under International Law.
  5. Issues and Challenges faced by the Government in Protection of Animal Rights.
Rules and Regulation for the Competition

General information

  • The Competition is open for all the students currently pursuing their under-graduation (both 3year and 5year) course from any recognized university/college in India.
  • Individual participation as well as participation up to two authors i.e. co-authorship is allowed for one entry. In the case of co-authorship, registration of both the authors is mandatory.
  • There is no restriction on the number of entries from any college or university.
  • The essays will be scored based on originality of analysis, depth of research, style of writing and communication of arguments. The decision of the evaluators will be final and binding.
  • The organizers reserves the right to publish and disseminate essay submitted to and for the Competition. Submission of essay in this Competition shall constitute consent to such publication and dissemination.
  • A certificate of participation shall be e-mailed to all participants who have successfully submitted the essay.
Registration and submission guidelines
  • The registration and submissions must be done simultaneously on or before 25th May 2019 by filling all the details required by clicking here.
  • There is no registration fee.
  • The electronic copies must be submitted in PDF format.
  • The organizers are very particular about the plagiarism as it defeats the purpose of the Competition. Only original essays that have not been published elsewhere and have not been submitted to any other organization are to be submitted. Hence, the participants are advised to take care of the same.
  • The organizers reserves the right to publish and disseminate essay submitted to and for the Competition. Submission of essay in this Competition shall constitute consent to such publication and dissemination.
Important dates

Date of Release of Notification: 29th April 2019

Last date of Registration: 25th May 2019

Submission of Essay: 25th May 2019

Rewards

Every successful submission will be awarded a Certificate of Participation. Apart from these, few selected submissions will be appreciated by exciting rewards. The reward will vary according to the position secured by the participant.

1. The first Position will be rewarded with prize money of Rs. 3000 along with the Certificate.

2. The second Position will be rewarded with prize money of Rs. 2000 along with the Certificate.

3. The third Position will be rewarded with prize money of Rs. 1000 along with the Certificate.

Apart from these, the top ten essays will be published on the official blog of CARE-AP.

Contact

For any further information/ clarification, send mail on careap[at]nusrlranchi.ac.in or kindly contact the following person:

1. Aditya Saurabh, 8797379700

2. Epil Bodra, 7461068166

Important links

For the brochure, click here.

For the rules and regulations, click here.

This post was first published on: 30 Apr 2019

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