The BYL 1st National Essay Writing Competition, 2017

By | June 25, 2017

About The BYL 1st National Essay Writing Competition, 2017

Being Your Lawyer (BYL) has brought to you the 1st BYL National Essay Writing Competition on “TRAI, Net Neutrality and Free Data: Legal Implications”. Net Neutrality or the principle of ‘open internet’ protects our right to communicate online freely by ensuring that all internet service providers supply open networks and do not block or discriminate against any applications or content. These include discrimination by protocol, IP address, and favoring private networks.

Organised By –

“Being Your Lawyer” (Unit of the Elysian Global Research Offices LLP)

Eligibility Criteria –

The essay competition is open to LL.B. and LLM students studying in any of the recognised Law Schools/ Colleges/ Departments of the Universities.

Topic for the Essay Writing Competition –

TRAI, Net Neutrality and Free Data: Legal Implications

Submission Guidelines –

Word Limit: Should not exceed 4,000 words
Topic – “TRAI, Net Neutrality and Free Data : Legal Implications”
Send submissions to – “”
File Name – It should only contain your name along with your co-author (if any)
Subject – Send your writings at with the subject- “Entry for the BYL EWC”
Cover Page – The Cover Page of your writing shall consist the profile of author and co-author (separately, if any) – That includes “Name, University, Roll No., Current pursuing year and the Title of your writing).

Co-authorship is permitted, subjected to a limit of maximum two authors per submission.

Formatting specifications – 

a. Font type and size for essay: Times New Roman | 12
b. Size for footnotes: 10
c. Line spacing for essay: 1.5
Uniform citation should be followed throughout the essay.

Important Dates –

The last date to register is July 5th, 2017
The last date for submission of soft copies is July 31st, 2017.
The results will be declared on August 15th, 2017

Registration –

For Single Author- INR 800/- Click Here For Single Author Registration
For Co-authors- INR 800/- each (INR 1600/- for both)* Click Here, If there is a Co-author

Please Note- Payment of the Registration Fees shall be done online, through the website of Being Your Lawyer ( only. Also, the registration shall be confirmed only after the successful acknowledgement of the Registration Fees by the organizers.

Prizes –

Winner – INR 5,000/-
First Runner up – INR 2,000/-
Second Runner-up – INR 1,000/-

The writings of the winners will also be published at The BYL Blogs with the special mention.

NOTE – A GIFT FULL OF SURPRISES will be given to the ALL the participants along with the online certificate of participation.

​​For further information, any other query and additional details, you may direct yourself to the website Link – Official Website

Posted By – Ashish Gupta

(Campus Amicus @ Legal Bites)


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