1st National Case Commentary Competition, June 2020

Status: Closed

About the competition 

The 1st National Case commentary competition has been conceived with the aim to give the exposure to the students to comprehend complex situations and identifying the legal problems or lacunae in the case. This competition can help students in reaching the conclusion of any case by adopting any particular approach.

Note- We will provide samples and guidance to the first-timers for a better understanding of this competition. Try participating in this event so that you can learn something new in this quarantine environment.   


Participants have the liberty to choose any one case from the below mentioned list

  • Indira Gandhi v. Raj Narain (1975)
  • ADM Jabalpur v. Shivakant Shukla (1976)
  • Mohd Ahmed Khan v. Shah Bano Begum (1985)
  • Indra Sawhney v. Union of India (1992)
  • State of Tamil Nadu v. Suhas Katti (2004)
  • Om Prakash & Ors. v. Dil Bahar & Ors. (2006)
  • Mohd Ajmal Amir Kasab v. State of Maharashtra (2012)
  • Novartis v. Union of India & others (2013)
  • Sushil Ansal v. State thr CBI (2014)
  • National Legal Services Authority v. Union of India (2014)


This shall be an online event.

At present 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 or preparing for the judiciary.

In one team, no more than 3 participants are allowed. But, however, participants may seek Individual or Single participation. In one team, participants from different universities or schools or colleges are allowed.

Important Dates

Commencement of Registration17/06/2020
Last Date of Registration29/06/2020
Last Date of Submission 04/07/2020
Declaration of Result 25/07/2020


  • 1st prize: Rs 3,000/- & an E-Certificate of Merit
  • 2nd prize: Rs. 1,800/- & an E-Certificate of Merit
  • 3rd prize: Rs. 900/- & an E-Certificate of Merit
  • Top 12 ranks will be awarded an E-Certificate of Merit and An Online Internship with our team.
  • Selected case-commentaries of participants are entitled to have their work to be 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. Plagiarized content shall not be entertained.
  • A soft copy of the participation certificate will be provided to every eligible participant.

Registration Details

To Register: https://forms.gle/oFi4q2yArSiYhTrLA

Also, send your Name, Year of Study, Branch, and University details along with the screenshot of the payment for completion of registration in the mail id: [email protected]

The subject of the email: Registration for 1st National case commentary competition, 2020.

Fee Details: Rs. 200/- per participant. A team may have a maximum of three participants.

You can use the mode of Paytm UPI or Google Pay at 8169516577.

Guidelines to authors

  • The word limit is 1800-2000 words, exclusive of footnotes. Font size for content to be 12 Times New Roman and for footnotes to be 10 Times New Roman, 1.5 line spacing, and Justified.
  • The 20th Bluebook edition shall be followed for all citations.
  • The submission must be made in .doc or .docx format only.
  • No participant can make more than 1 submission.
  • The content should be the original work of the writer and should not have been given to any other competition or for any publication. Plagiarized content shall not be entertained.
  • Judgment shall be based on points given on the criteria of content, language & uniqueness.
  • File name to be the name of the participant in contact with us.
  • Due on 4th July, before 11:59pm.
  • All submissions should be sent via email to [email protected] with the subject line as “1st Case Commentary COMPETITION SUBMISSION”

Case Commentary sampleClick here

Contact Details

E-mail ID: [email protected]

Mobile Number: 8169516577