UPDATE: JULY 17, 2015

The Journal Committee of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, as the Organizing Committee, is pleased to announce that Mr. Anand Swaroop Das from National Law University, Odisha India is the winner of the Third RMLNLU International Legal Essay Competition (RILEC), 2015.

Mr. Anand will receive a cash prize of Rs. 15,000 and a Letter of Recommendation from the Honorary Head of the Executive Panel of Judges.

We are also pleased to announce Joseph Thaliath from National Law University Jodhpur, India and Ayushi Mishra from National Law University Jodhpur, India as the first and second runners’ up respectively.

As first runner-up, Joseph shall receive a cash prize of INR 10,000 along with a Certificate of Merit and Ayushi as the second runner-up shall receive a cash prize of INR 5,000 and a Certificate of Merit.

We would also like to announce that the following participants have been ranked amongst the top ten entries.

They shall each be receiving a Certificate of Appreciation for their insightful contribution to the competition.

1. Anand Swaroop Das, NLU Odisha

2. Joseph Thaliath, NLU Jodhpur

3. Ayushi Mishra, NLU Jodhpur

4. Saumya Bhatt, NLU Delhi

5. Kudrat Agarwal, NLU Delhi

6. Devarshi Mukhopadyay,NALSAR

7. Lavanya Chawla, NLSIU

8. Madhulika Agarwal, NLU Delhi

9. Rishika Mendiratta, GNLU

10. Vayuna Gupta, NLSIU

The listed participants are requested to send in their postal addresses to submission.rilec2015@gmail.com

The Journal Committee, RMLNLU would like to thank all the participants and Judges for making this event a grand success.


RMLNLU International Legal Essay Writing Competition (RILEC-2015) is the flagship essay writing competition of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University.

The past two editions of this competition were a tremendous success. The theme for this year’s edition of RILEC is International Trade Law.


Winner- Rs. 15,000 and Letter of Recommendation from the Honorary Head of the Executive Panel of Judges.

First Runner up- Rs. 10,000

Second Runner up- Rs. 5,000

Certificates of Appreciation for the top 10 entries which get shortlisted.

Send submissions to : submission.rilec2015@gmail.com

Send queries to: queries.rilec2015@gmail.com

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  1. I am not sure of the topics. Do let me know, if these are the topics for the Essay competition:

    1) Food Security and Agricultural Value Chain
    2) Trade in Air Transport
    3) Environment and Trade Negotiations

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