The Rostrum Essay Competition, 2013; Submit by Nov 15

About the Competition

The Rostrum Essay Competition 2013 is the newest educational project by Alkemia & Rostrum. The competition seeks to nurture the creative talent of young authors from legal fraternity.

The competition is meant for undergraduate law students interested in academic legal writing. The competition aims to cater to a large number of law students by enabling then in writing on legal topics of their own choice. The competition is bundled with lots of rewards to compliment the hard work of the participants.

The advisory board and the panel of judges for the competition consists of eminent scholars, academicians and professionals from legal fraternity.


1. Cash Prize:

1st Prize: Rs. 8000
2nd Prize: Rs. 4000
3rd Prize: Rs. 2000

2. Publications:

Publication of 10 best essays in a special issue of Online Journal: Rostrum’s Law Review, ISSN: 2321 – 3787.

Publication of all selected abstracts in Rostrum’s Blog.

3. Free Courses:

Free courses and gift vouchers by Rostrum worth Rs. 1 Lakh to all the selected participants in the competition.

4. Certificate of Participation:

A certificate of participation will be awarded to all the selected participants.

Important Dates:

The participants are advised to adhere to the following schedule for participation in the competition:

Submission of Abstract: November 15th 2013

Notification of Acceptance: November 18th 2013

Last Date of Registration: November 25th 2013

Submission of Essays: January 15th 2014

Publication of Results: February 15th 2014

Topics, Rules & Submission Guidelines

Participants can submit an abstract on topic of their interest before November 15th 2013. Only those students whose abstracts are selected, will be allowed to participate in the competition.

The abstracts should be sent to before the submission deadline.

Further information about the competition is available here:


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