NCU 1st International Essay Competition on Environmental Justice [Prizes Worth Rs. 22,500]: Register by Oct 20


Environmental Justice: Contemporary Issues in International and National Perspecive



Sub themes

 Environmental Democracy and Access Rights

 Sustainable Development and Disaster Management

 Legal and Human Right Perspective on Environmental Justice

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 Environmental Justice and Basic needs

 International Initiatives towards Environment Protection

 Role of Supreme Court and Environmental Justice in India

 National Green Tribunal and Environment Protection

 E- waste Management and Environment

 Bioterrorism

 Environmental Democracy and Social Justice

 Challenges to Environmental Democracy

 Environmental Justice and Accountability

Eligibility Criteria

 The Competition is open to the students who are pursuing their 5/ 3 Year LLB Course / LL.M./ M.Phil./ Ph.D./ or any other Undergraduate or Master courses (other than Law) in any university across the world.

 Co-authorship to a maximum of two authors is permitted.

 Only original essays will be considered for the competition.

 No part of it should have been published earlier nor should it be under consideration
for publication or a contest elsewhere.

 Moreover, any form of plagiarism will result in disqualification of the essay.

Registration Fees

 The registration fee for essay will be Rs. 1000.

 Registration fee is to be paid through Demand draft in favour of “The NorthCap
University”, Gurugram payable at Gurugram only.

Submission Guidelines

 The essay must be written in English.

 Only one submission is allowed per author/co-author.

 Registration form is to be sent along with Demand Draft and should be emailed to

 The registration form must be signed and sealed by the head of institution/University.

 The submission shall consist of an abstract, essay and bibliography.

 An abstract should not be more than 200 words mentioning title and keywords must
be attached.

 The essay should not be more than 3000 words (excluding footnotes).

 Footnotes must conform to authoritative standard rules of legal citation and must include a description of each authority adequate to allow a reasonable reader to identify and locate the authority in a publication of general circulation. ILI style of Foot noting is recommended.

Electronic Submission

The participant should send two attachments in mail the Essay in MS Word format with subject “NCUESSAY2017.” The attachment should contain in series the following:

1. Title of the Essay with name of the author/authors

2. Cover page containing Designation (Student/Scholar), Name of college/university with address, Nationality, Correspondence address, e-mail-id and contact number.

3. Abstract and Body of Essay

4. Bibliography

Evaluation Criteria

1. Framework of Essay

2. Understanding of Legal Issues

3. Quality of Analysis

4. Quality of Research

5. Suggestions & Recommendations

6. Uniformity in Footnoting style

7. Bibliography


 First Prize- Rs 10,000

 Second Prize-Rs 7,500

 Third Prize-5,000

 Certificate of merit will also be issued to the winners. Certificate of participation will
be given to every participant of the Essay writing Competition.

Important Dates

Last date for the payment of Registration Fees: 20th October, 2017

Last Date of Submission on Essay: 25th October, 2017

Declaration of Result: 2nd November, 2017



Mr. Balwinder Singh, Assistant Professor, School of Law, NCU, Gurugram, 122017


Mobile: 8448570244


i. Ms. Rashi Shahrawat

Mobile: 9582022800

ii. Mr. Shauryanker Kaushik

Mobile: 9873623969

Registration Form

Click HERE.

For further details, click HERE.

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