Sadvidya 1st National Essay Competition 2017 [Prizes Worth Rs. 4750]: Results

First published on 3rd June, 2017.


We congratulate all the participants for their hard work and enthusiasm. We also thank all the participants for showing their enthusiasm and positive response.

The registration fees given by the participants is being used by Sadvidya to provide education to students from Bediya, Madhya Pradesh.

For further details, please visit our website:

All the entries submitted to us were equally good but some were just better. The following students have been shortlisted:

First Prize: 

SAD 125

Abhishek Rai and Sakshi Jain

College: National Law University Odisha, Cuttack

Second Prize:

SAD 193

B. Pragash

College: Sastra University, School of Law

Third Prize:

SAD 191

Varun Agarwal

College: Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University

The Top Entries:

Rank 4- SAD3, Ratan Priya Bharati, National Law University Odisha

Rank 5- SAD123, Sayali S. Joshi and Nikita Ajay Shah, Rizvi College of Law and Pravin Gandhi College of Law

Rank 6- SAD195, Ajoy Jose, IIT Kharagpur, School of Law

Rank 7- SAD19, Sudipta Roy Choudhary and Anwesha Roy Chaudhary, Department of Law. Calcutta University

Rank 8- SAD290, Rashida Khatoon and Simi Mariya Thomas, Lucknow University

Rank 9- SAD224, Rupal Jaiswal, Symbiosis Law School Pune

Rank 10- SAD207, Akash Mishra and Pratik Soni, NLIU Bhopal

All the top 10 winners will be receiving hard copy and cash prize of certificates by 31st July, 2017.

All the participants shall receive a soft copy of certificate by 25th July, 2017. For publication of selected entries we shall contact them separately after 31st July, 2017.

About Sadvidya

Sadvidya is a Non-Profit Organisation rendering a helping hand to underprivileged children.

An initiative by compassionate students, to bring a significant change, in lives of children who because of lack of means fail to achieve according to their capabilities.

Few students from destitute families who cannot afford good education will be given a chance to study in good schools so that they learn and grow.

Sadvidya also works for the legal empowerment of the vulnerable and the marginalized, women, children, persons with disabilities, Dalits, the poor, etc.

About the Competition

The competition is an initiative of Sadvidya to increase awareness about the various issues which the marginalized sections of the society face.

To let the young minds of this country contemplate over the issues and suggest a solution to bring a change in the society.

Themes and Issues

Students can write on any of the following themes:

  • Right to Education
  • Right to Information
  • Surrogacy
  • Discrimination against Disabled person
  • Hunger and Malnutrition
  • Illegal Migration

Open for all students enrolled in any undergraduate or post-graduate program.

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.

Multiple entries for individual authors are not allowed.

Guidelines for Submissions

1. The Essay of should be 3000 – 4000 words excluding footnotes.

2. Following Formatting Guidelines should be followed:

Font Type and size: Times New Roman, 12

Size for footnotes: 10

Line Spacing: 1.5

Uniform Method of Citation should be followed throughout the essay

Submission Procedure

Essay should be submitted at


5th July, 2017 by 11:59 pm.


The subject of the mail should be “Title of the essay Name of the Participant(s)”.

Essay should contain a cover page with the following details-

(a) Name of the Participant(s).

(b) Name of the University/Institution/College.

(c) Title of the Essay

(d) Contact Number.

(e) E-mail Id.

Important Dates
  • Registration: last date of registration is June 20, 2017
  • Submission Date: The essays must be submitted on or before 5th July 2017 by 11:59PM
  • Date of Result: 20th July 2017
Registration Process

To register, click HERE.

A registration fee of Rs. 100 is to be paid for every submission made.

Payment Details

• Fees can be deposited directly into bank account by various means or cash payment to our campus Representatives.

• Account Details: Account No. 47010100001624 IFSC code: BARB0DUDGAO

• PAYTM – Make payment via transfer @9437705584 and mail us the screenshot

Prizes: Cash prizes & Publication
  • 1st Prize – INR 2500 + Certificate
  • 2nd Prize – INR 1500 + Certificate
  • 3rd Prize – INR 750 + Certificate

Top 10 entries will be published on our website.

A certificate of participation shall be emailed to all the participants.

Top 5 entries will receive hard copy of certificates.


For any queries, please contact

Priyam Jain (Convenor) +91 9437705584

Kirtika (Co – Convenor)  +91 9458957134

Facebook Page

Click HERE.

For further details, click HERE.

Disclaimer: We try to ensure that the information we post on Lawctopus is accurate. However, despite our best efforts, some of the content may contain errors. You can trust us, but please conduct your own checks too.

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Join 67,000+ law students and young lawyers!Email Subscription

Get the best opportunities from Lawctopus and offers from Lawctopus Law School in your inbox, daily!