LexQuest 1st National Essay Writing Competition, 2014

LexQuest is pleased to announce the LexQuest 1st National Essay Writing Competition, 2014 on the theme “Trends, Issues and Reforms in Tax Policy in India”. The competition is an excellent opportunity for Law students and Professionals to express their viewpoints on Tax Policies in India. The theme is broad in nature; hence, the participants may take up any Topic/Trend/Issue/Development covered under the purview of the Theme.

Theme of the Essay: “Trends, Issues and Reforms in Tax Policy in India”

Deadline for submission: 15th October, 2014.

Eligibility Criteria:

Any student pursuing any undergraduate, postgraduate or professional course in any recognized University/College in India.

Guidelines and Rules:

  • The Essay must be written in English.
  • Only one essay per participant may be submitted. Multiple or incomplete submissions will lead to disqualification.
  • Co-Authorship is not permitted.
  • The essay shall not be plagiarized. Only the 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. Any form of plagiarism will result in disqualification of the essay. The participants will submit a separate undertaking with regard to originality of work.
  • Copyright of the Essays shall rest with the organizers. Organizers hold the right to republish the essays if required.
  • Identification mark (name or any mark which identifies the author) must not be found in any part of essay.
  • The Deadline for the submission is 15th October, 2014
  • The Participants must submit their essay via e-mail only with following attachments:
  1. Essay in MS Word format with the subject “Essay Writing Competition”.
  2. Cover page containing Name, Nationality, Address, e-mail id, Contact number and name of the College/University along with address and class of the Participant.

Length of the Essay:

  • The submission shall consist of an Abstract, Essay and Bibliography.
  • An abstract should not be of more than 250 words including title and keywords.
  • The length of the essay should be between 1,800 to 2,000 words.
  • Footnotes must conform to the authoritative standard rules of legal citation and must include a description of each authority adequate enough to allow a reasonable reader to identify and locate the authority in a publication of general circulation.


  • Font type: Times New Roman
  • Font size: 12
  • Line Spacing : 1.5
  • Page number: Top left of the page
  • Footnote size: 10


  1. Laptop bag.
  2. Wireless Mouse/Earphones.
  3. Pen Drive/Portable USB speaker.

Top 10 candidates will also get a chance to work with us!

All the participants will get a Certificate of Participation.


Contribution Amount is 150/- INR only. [As we are a non-profit organisation, this amount will be utilised either for the prize money pool, or to advance any of our other organisational goals.]

NOTE: All queries and submissions must be sent to [email protected] only, with the subject: “LexQuest 1st National Essay Writing Competition, 2014”.

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