Essay Writing Competition on “Inclusivity in National Education Policy, 2020: A needle in a haystack?” is being organised by National Law University, Delhi. About NLU Delhi National Law University, Delhi (NLUD) is a National Law University in India, offering courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Situated in Sector-14, Dwarka, New Delhi -110078, India, NLUD is one of the national law schools in India built on… Read More »

Essay Writing Competition on “Inclusivity in National Education Policy, 2020: A needle in a haystack?” is being organised by National Law University, Delhi. About NLU Delhi National Law University, Delhi (NLUD) is a National Law University in India, offering courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Situated in Sector-14, Dwarka, New Delhi -110078, India, NLUD is one of the national law schools in India built on the five-year law degree model proposed and implemented by the...

Essay Writing Competition on “Inclusivity in National Education Policy, 2020: A needle in a haystack?” is being organised by National Law University, Delhi.

About NLU Delhi

National Law University, Delhi (NLUD) is a National Law University in India, offering courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Situated in Sector-14, Dwarka, New Delhi -110078, India, NLUD is one of the national law schools in India built on the five-year law degree model proposed and implemented by the Bar Council of India. The National Law University Act, 2007 provides for the Chief Justice of India to be the university’s visitor, whereas the Chief Justice of the High Court of Delhi to function as the university’s chancellor. whereas its vice-chancellor functions as the chief administrator.

Eligibility

Students/participants must be pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Law, i.e., 3-year LL.B. course or 5-year LL.B. from any recognized college or university or pursuing LL.M. from any recognized university.

Sub-themes

  1. Inclusivity and comparative analysis of the NEP 2020 and the NEP 1986
  2. Accessibility (rural-urban divide, privatization, language) and the NEP 2020
  3. Education on gender and sexuality and the NEP 2020
  4. Disability rights and the NEP 2020
  5. Caste-based inequalities and the NEP 2020
  6. Skill-based education and the NEP 2020
  7. Income-based inequality (reservations, EWS) and NEP 2020

The participants are free to choose sub-themes other than mentioned above.

Prizes

  • First Prize: 7,000 INR
  • Second Prize: 4,000 INR
  • Third Prize: 2,000 INR
  • Fourth Prize: 1,000 INR
  • Fifth Prize: 1,000 INR

Submission Guidelines

  1. The essay must be written in English.
  2. The essay should be of minimum 1500 words not exceeding more than 2000 words (excluding footnotes).
  3. Co-authorship of maximum two authors is allowed.
  4. All submissions must be original and a bona fide effort of the participants and should not be submitted for any other purpose except the competition. Moreover, any form of plagiarism will result in immediate
  5. disqualification of the essay.
  6. All the essays shall contain a cover page with the following details:
  1. Name/s of the student
  2. Course of Study
  3. University/College

Formatting guidelines

  1. Font – Times New Roman, Size – 12
  2. Line spacing – 1.5
  3. Paragraph spacing (both before and after) – 6
  4. The participants are free to choose the mode of citation which should be uniform throughout.

Important Dates

  • Last date for registration: 6th November 2020
  • Last date for clarification and allotment of codes: 13th November 2020
  • Last date for submission: 27th November 2020
  • Declaration of the results: 4th December 2020

Submission procedure

  • All essays shall be submitted at [email protected] as a Word Document only named in the following format – Title of Essay: Submission Code.
  • The subject of the submission email shall be ‘Submission: NLUD Essay Competition on NEP’ Please mention the following details in the submission email”

Click here to Register

Evaluation Criteria

  1. The essay should critically examine the provisions of NEP from the lens of inclusivity with respect to individuals, institutions as well as communities. The essay will be marked on the following aspects –
  2. Knowledge of the topic
  3. Development of the theme
  4. Structure and organisation of the essay
  5. Clarity of expression
  6. Originality
  7. Content and overall impact

*Anonymity of the essays will be maintained at all stages of evaluation in order to avoid any unfair practice. The decision of the jury shall be final and binding.

Contact

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Reported by: Mehak Gupta


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