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2nd National Article Writing Competition by The Legal Lock |Free to Participate |Prizes worth 4k |Submit Now!

About Legal Lock

The Legal Lock is a boutique forum with the vision of making it an all-in-one platform providing various legal assistance to students and practitioners. Its mission is to spread legal awareness across the masses by conducting various events, webinars, seminars, etc. As of now, it provides a trusted blog page, a highly indexed Journal, law notes, event updates, and authentic promotions.

About Competition

The Legal Lock is pleased to announce its 2nd edition of National Article Writing Competition. The initiative is to provide a platform for the participants to express their views lucidly in a concise manner upon the various legal topics and ongoing problems which will capture and gauge the students’ distinctive ability and skill to vividly express their opinions. This competition can be used as a great opportunity for the students to explore and develop their writing skills.



  • Students/participants must be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree from any recognized college or university.
  • Participants may seek individual participation or may apply with co-authors, not exceeding 2 authors in one team. For teaming up, participants from different universities or colleges are allowed.


Cyber Law

Maritime & Space Law

Submission Guidelines

  • Submissions are to be made via goggle form after due registration.
  • The article must be accompanied by an email providing the participant’s name, course and year of study, institutional affiliation, postal address, and mobile number.  
  • All submissions must be made by 28th September 2023. 
  • Co-authorship is permitted up to one author. 
  • Submission shall be in the English language. 
  • Word limit of the submission is 1500-1800 words, excluding footnotes. 
  • Any submission that is found to be plagiarized for more than 10% shall be disqualified from the Competition.

For Submission:

Formatting Guidelines

  • Submission shall be typewritten in an A4 sized document with a 1-inch margin on all sides and be justified. The main text of the submission shall be in Font Times New Roman 12point.
  • Further, footnotes shall be in Font Times New Roman 10-point. 
  • Submission should be 1.5 spaced (except footnotes which should be single-spaced). 
  • Submission must be in ‘.doc’ or ‘.docx’ format only. 
  • All submissions must follow the Bluebook 20th Edition system of citation. 


  • 1st Prize: Cash Prize ₹1500 + Certificate of Appreciation + 1 month internship at The Legal Lock
  • 2nd Prize: Cash Prize ₹1000 + Certificate of Appreciation + 1 month internship at The Legal Lock
  • 3rd Prize: Cash Prize ₹500 + Certificate of Appreciation + 1 month internship at The Legal Lock
  • *E-Certificates of Participation will be provided to all the participants making their submission.

The top 15 articles (under merit) of participants are entitled to have their work published on our website.

The content should be the original work of the writer and should not have been given to any other competition or for any publication.

For Submission:

Important Dates

  • Last Date to Submit: 28th September 2023
  • Declaration of Results: 2nd October 2023


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