Essay Competition on Reservation for Economically Marginalized by NUJS Kolkata: Submit by Feb 15

The Constitutional Law Society of the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (NUJS) is pleased to announce the Seventh Durga Das Basu Essay Competition.

This competition is organised annually, supported by the University.

The topic for this year is –  The debate on reservation for economically marginalized: constitutionally justifiable?   

The minimum word limit is 4000 words, and the maximum word limit is 5000 words (inclusive of footnotes).


Winning First Entry: Rs 5000 and merit certificate

Second place: Rs 3000 and a merit certificate

Third place: Rs 2000 and a merit certificate

Please send your entries to

The deadline for submission is 11:59 PM on February 15th, 2019.


Please feel free to email us on in case you need any further clarifications.

Click here for brochure and here for the rules.


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