Nyayshastram’s 1st National Article Writing Competition: Register by May 16

About the Organiser

Nyayshastram is a student-run website/blog under the Chairmanship of Mr Ratan K Singh, Advocate and Arbitrator Supreme Court of India and with the aid and advice of eminent Lawyers and Academicians across the nation. 2. About the article competition

About the Competition

Nyayshastram is organising the 1st Nyayshastram National Article Writing Competition, 2020.


Those enrolled in 3 years or 5 years of Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Social Sciences


There is no restriction on the theme. However, submissions must be based on contemporary socio-legal issues.


  • First Position: Cash Prize: Rs 1000/- + Merit Certificate + Publication + Internship Opportunity
  • Second Position: Cash Prize: Rs 800/- + Merit Certificate + Publication + Internship Opportunity
  • Third Position: Cash Prize: Rs 500/- + Merit Certificate + Publication
  • Other qualified entries up to Tenth Rank will be published and provided with a Certificate of Appreciation
  • E-certificates will be provided to all the participants
  • Note: Criteria for Evaluation includes Content, Uniqueness, Grammar & Writing-style.

Important Dates

  • Last date for registration: 16th May 2020
  • Last date for submission: 18th May 2020
  • Results will be announced in the first week of June

Submission Details

  • The word limit should not exceed 1500-2000 words (excluding footnotes and the abstract).
  • An abstract of not more than 250 words should be included.
  • A uniform mode of citation should be followed throughout the article.
  • Plagiarism limit is 15%.
  • Once submitted, the entry becomes the property of Nyayashastram’s Board of Editors.
  • Entries with policy-recommendations will be given preference.
  • Co-authorship is allowed to a maximum of 2 authors.
  • All entries shall be mailed at nyayshastram[at]gmail.com with the mail subject “Submission of Entry” and with a separate cover letter providing Name, Institutional Affiliation, Year of Study, Degree Pursuing, Contact details: Mobile and Email address.


  • Co-authors to the entries are allowed. There can be a maximum of 2 co-authors per submission. However, they will have to register separately (sending separate mail with the screenshot of payment).
  • The final submission can be made by one of the authors.
  • Co-author to the winning entry, if any, shall equally benefit from the Prize (The cash prize shall have to be shared).

How to Register?

There shall be a nominal registration fee of Rs. 100/- per participant (Co-authors will have to register separately).

To complete the registration kindly e-mail your details (Name, Year of Study/Occupation, Institutional Affiliation) with the screenshot of payment at nyayshastram[at]gmail.com.

Payment to be made using Paytm/Google Pay/ PhonePe only.

  • Paytm: 7337603842
  • Google Pay Number: 7337603842
  • PhonePe Number: 7337603842

Contact Information

  • Abhishek Bhushan Singh: 7337603842
  • Aniket Dutta: 7301763148
  • Deepak Thakur: 9880770103

The website link is here.


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