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2nd Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam National Legal Essay Competition 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open15-Nov-2017
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AwardCash prizes, certificates and mementos
EligibilityLL.B, LL.M and PhD Students
RegionAll India
Scholarship provider contact details

C / 397, Hariomnagar, G H B Pandesara, Surat 394221, Gujarat, India Phone: +91 99248 97691, +91 76005 41069 Email:,

What is 2nd Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam National Legal Essay Competition 2017?

ProBono India in association with Skillfull India invites applications from students of LLB, LLM and PhD studying at a reputed law school/college/university in India. The theme of this year's competition is 'Legal Aid and Awareness in India: Issues and Challenges'. 

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

To be eligible for the competition, an applicant must - 

  • Be pursuing LLB, LLM or PhD program from a recognised law school/college/university in India. 


How can you apply ?

Eligible candidates can submit their entries online through following steps -
Step 1: Write the essay in a word file as per prescribed rules. 
Step 2: Email it to


Terms and Conditions

  • The best three essays will be awarded cash prizes, certificates and mementos. 
  • The first prize winner will receive INR 5000, the second prize winner will receive INR 3000 and the third prize winner will receive INR 2000 cash prize. 
  • All other participants will receive an e-certificate of participation for submitting their essays. 
  • In case of ties, the final evaluation of experts will be considered. 
  • The essay should centre around the theme, written in English in about 5000 -7000 words with Times New Roman font, font size 12 and spacing of 1.5. (It includes both footnotes and references). 
  • The title page of the essay should contain every detail about the participant including name, email id, affiliation and mobile number. 
  • Applicants also need to send a scanned copy of valid ID card with the essay. 

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