Surana & Surana – UILS Panjab University International Essay Competition 2018: Submit by April 25


Centre for Trade and Dispute Resolution, University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University in partnership with Surna & Surana International Attorneys, Chennai, organizes International Essay Writing Competition on Corporate Laws, 2018.


International Trade, Human Rights and Sustainable Development: An entangled trinity necessary for a Nation’s Development.


  • International Trade, Human Rights and Sustainable Development: Reinventing ‘Development’.
  • Role of WTO and UNCITRAL in achieving the UN’s SDGs in relation to international and domestic trade.
  • Trade and Sustainability, relevance of Paris Climate Convention.
  • Labor implications of trade liberalization and globalization in achieving a nation’s progress.
  • Economic Interdependence vs. Economic Nationalism in the era of free international trade.
  • Interlinking of rivers project, a viable alternative for the Indian Trade Industry.
  • Dumping and its impact on competition through the lens of sustainable trade environment?
  • Agriculture and Global Food Security, ramifications in International Trade

The theme for the essay is kept broad in nature. The participants are allowed to take any particular sub-theme or can mold it keeping it intact with the central theme of the essay.


  • The Competition is open to the students who are pursuing five year integrated Law course/LL.B./LL.M./ M.Phil./ Ph.D.. or any other Undergraduate or Master courses (other than Law) in any university across the World.
  • Students of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India, the Institute of Cost Accountant of India&The Institute of Company Secretaries of India are also eligible to participate. However, those who have completed either their Chartered Accountant/ Cost Accountant/ Company Secretary degrees/courses are not eligible.
  • The participants must also send a certificate from the Head of the Institution certifying that the candidate is a bonafide student of the University/ College/Institute.

If any Student of the  UILS  is  positioned  amongst  the top three, he/she will not be eligible for the top three prizes but will be felicitated in recognition of his/her performance with a special prize by the Surana & Surana International Attorneys, Chennai at the Prize Distribution function.

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  • First Prize: ₹ 25,000/-
  • Second Prize: ₹ 15,000/-
  • Third Prize: ₹ 10,000/-
  • 15 Consolation Prizes: ₹ 1,000/-


Last date for receiving the submission through E-mail. 25th April, 2018
Declaration of results (tentative) 15th July, 2018


Student Co-ordinators

  • Nikhilesh Verma: +919814015117
  • Aradhika Jasrotia: +917837623294
  • Shraddha Sharma: +918054114830

Official Website link: Click here

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