Dastur Essay Competition 2020 by Chamber of Tax Consultants: Register by Jan 25, 2020

About the Chamber of Tax Consultants

Established in 1926, the CTC is a 93 years non-profit organisation with the core objective of professional development of its member spread across the accounting, tax & legal aspects. Its vision is to be a powerhouse of knowledge in the field of fiscal laws in the global economy.

The Dastur Essay Competition 2020

The Chamber is one of the oldest professional organisations founded in 1926 and now in its 93rd year. The Chamber has been organising the Dastur Essay Competition since 2012 for Law Students and Articled Trainees pursuing CA, CS and ICWA Courses, where essays on current topics are invited and then the same are judged by senior professionals with prizes and certificates being awarded to meritorious essays.

The objectives of the Competition are to cultivate good reading and writing communication skills coupled with encouraging “passion for writing” and “creativity”, a quality which every human being possesses, which is possibly hidden and may be unknown to the individual himself.

The Dastur Essay Competition gives a platform to the young professionals to showcase their characteristics that illuminate the good students and potentially great writers. This Essay Competition invites students to explore a wide range of challenging and interesting questions beyond the confines of the college curriculum.

Topics for the Ninth Dastur Essay Competition are:

  1. Gandhian values in today’s era
  2. USD 5 trillion Indian Economy: Dream or Achievable?
  3. Artificial Intelligence: Replacement for the Human Mind?


Participation is restricted to students enrolled in the 3-year LL.B course or the 5-year integrated law course or CA Articled or CS/ICWA trainees only. Participants must be below 28 years as on date of submission.

How to Register?

Participants may register (no registration fee) by sending a mail to ctcessay[at]gmail.com on or before 25th January 2020.

How to Submit?

Two hard copies of essay in the format mentioned in paras 2.2 to 2.4 must be posted/couriered or delivered to:

The Chamber of Tax Consultants, 3 Rewa Chambers, Ground Floor, 31, New Marine Lines, Mumbai–400 020. The participants should also send their entries in the format mentioned in paras 2.2 to 2.4 by e-mail in PDF File document forwarded to ctcessay[at]gmail.com. Essays sent by e-mail will be rejected if there are no proper attachments.

Essays must reach the above-mentioned address on or before 28th February 2020.

Contact Details

Tel: +91 – 22 – 2200 1787/+91 – 22 – 2209 0423/+91 – 22 – 2200 2455

Email: office[at]ctconline.org 

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