Corporate Law Society [“CLS”], National Law University [“NLU”], Jodhpur is pleased to announce the 3rd Pranita Mehta Memorial Essay Competition, 2018 in memory of Ms. Pranita Mehta, an exceptional student of NLU, Jodhpur.

Eligibility Criteria:

All students pursuing under-graduate (three/five year) or post-graduate law degrees from any law school/university/college recognized by the Bar Council of India are eligible to participate in the Competition.


  1. Reverse piercing of the Corporate Veil – an unexplored phenomena in India
  2. Kotak Committee Report and its implementation – a step in the right direction?
  3. The future of cryptocurrency in India
  4. Fugitive economic offenders and non-performing assets – a need for banking reforms?

Submission Guidelines:

  1. Submission shall be made only in MS-Word format (.doc/.docx). PDF form shall not be accepted.
  2. Submission shall be in English language.
  3. Submission shall be typewritten in an A4 sized document with 1-inch margin on all sides and be justified. Main text of the submission shall be in Font Times New Roman 12-point. Further, footnotes shall be in Font Times New Roman 10-point. Participant has to adopt a uniform style of citation throughout the document.
  4. Submission should be 1.5 spaced (except footnotes which may be single-spaced).
  5. Word limit of the submission is 3,000 words (excluding abstract and footnotes). Abstract should not be more than 300 words.
  6. AnysubmissionthatisfoundtobeplagiarizedshallbedisqualifiedfromtheCompetition and the participant would not be entitled to any certificate.
  7. Participant shall not include his/her name in the submission’s text in any form.
  8. Co-authorship is not allowed.
  9. Any previously published entry would not be permitted.
  10. Copyright of the submission shall remain with CLS.
  11. In case of any conflicts, the CLS shall be the final authority on the guidelines.

Registration Procedure:

‘Consent of Participation’ shall be mailed to, along with a bona fide certificate from the participant’s university and the following details:

  1. Name of the participant:
  2. Year and Course (UG/PG):
  3. University Name:
  4. Contact Phone Number:
  5. Address (for delivery of the certificate):

No registration fee is required for participation.

Submission Procedure:

A soft copy of the submission has to be mailed to Subject of the e-mail should be “Submission: Pranita Mehta Essay Competition, 2018”. Participant shall name the file as “Participant’s name_Topic”.


Important Deadlines:

  • Last Date of Registration: November 30, 2018 (11:59 pm)
  • Last Date of Submission of the Essay: January 30, 2019 (11:59 pm)
  • Declaration of the results: Second week of March, 2019

For official notification – click here.


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