THE ELECTION COMMISION OF INDIA ANNUAL NATIONAL ESSAY CONTEST ON ELECTION & DEMOCRACY
Conducted jointly by IIIDEM & JGLS

About the Competition

The Election Commission of India (ECI), through the India International Institute of Democracy and Election Management (IIIDEM), in association with Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) (together, the Competition Organizers), is pleased to announce “The 1st edition of the Election Commission of India Annual National Essay Contest on Election & Democracy, conducted jointly by IIIDEM & JGLS”. The submissions can be either in English or in Hindi. Students pursuing under-graduate, graduate (three/five year) and post-graduate law degree courses in Indian universities / institutes / colleges recognized by the Bar Council of India are eligible to participate. The main objective of this essay competition is to encourage law students to engage in contemporary research and explore new dimensions of the law governing elections in India.

Why You Should Participate:

  • You will have the opportunity to showcase your legal acumen and research skills in the field of Election Law.
  • Submitting an essay entry to this competition is an opportunity to enhance your knowledge and test your writing skills.
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