4th Pranita Mehta Memorial Essay Competition 2019 Scholarship Scheme

Last Modified: 21 Jun 2024

The Department of Corporate Law Society, National Law University, Jodhpur is delighted to inform you that the application window for 4th Pranita Mehta Memorial Essay Competition 2019 has been closed now. All the enthusiast law students out there can apply for the program and avail the benefits of the scholarship. Every year the fellowship identifies and honors the meritorious law students and helps those to kick-start their career in commercial and corporate law field with an innovative practitioner approach.

The fellowship is designed to give a tribute to Ms. Pranita Mehta, an exceptional student of National Law University, Jodhpur. She was the genius corporate law enthusiast, who gets recruited in India’s Tier-1 law firms. The winner of the competition will receive prize money up to ₹ 25,000. The applications are inviting to commendable law students, who meet the eligibility criteria can apply on or before 10th January 2020.

3rd Pranita Mehta Memorial Essay Competition: Quick Overview

Deadline 10 Jan 2020
Class / Course Post Graduates, Undergraduates, Graduate, Law
Scholarship Type Skill Based Scholarship
Awarded Amount Win award money worth up to ₹ 25,000
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country India
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The 4th Pranita Mehta Memorial Essay Competition is open to all commendable aspirants pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate law degree from any law university/ college/ school which are recognized by the Bar Council of India. The scholarship aimed to foster the culture of corporate law and deliver lectures on the development and emerging trends of commercial and corporate practices.

About the Program:

National Law University, Jodhpur provides a platform for the praiseworthy students who wish to deliver the best and want excel in their respective field. For 4th Pranita Mehta Memorial Essay Competition 2019, participants need to write and submit an essay on one of the following topics:

  1. A new world for corporate whistleblowers: Changes in the Insider Trading Laws in India.
  2. The future of shares issued with differential voting rights in the Indian corporate regime.
  3. Decriminalization of corporate offences in India: Should it be permitted?
  4. The obligation to give back: The changing face of Corporate Social Responsibility in India

Scholarship Amount:

The scholars will receive the following benefits under this fellowship scheme:

S. No


Prize Money


First position holder

Applicant who gets the 1st rank will receive a grant of ₹ 25,000.


Second position holder

Applicant who gets the 2nd rank will receive a grant of ₹ 15,000.


Third position holder

Applicant who gets the 3rd rank will receive a grant of ₹ 10,000.

Apart from this, top 10 students will get a merit certificate for the best submission.

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Pranita Mehta Scholarship 2019: Eligibility Criteria

  • Undergraduates or postgraduates student, who get admission in any law school/college/university recognized by the Bar Council of India.
  • Applications are inviting from all over India.
  • For the participation, candidates need to submit a write-up on one of the above mentioned topics.

Pranita Mehta Memorial Essay Competition 2019: Application Procedure

First of all, the candidate needs to register themselves for the essay writing competition.

For the registration process:

  • Mail your entry as a 'Consent of Participation' and send it to [email protected]
  • Apart from this send a bona fide certificate from the applicant’s university with the following information:
    • Name of the participant:
    • Year and Course (UG/PG):
    • Name of the University:
    • Contact Phone Number:
    • Address (for delivery of the certificate):

For the submission process:

  • Submit your essay through the same mailing address i.e. [email protected]
  • An applicant needs to name the file as “Participant’s name_Topic”.
  • An email must contain the subject line of “Submission: Pranita Mehta Essay Competition, 2019”.
  • Finally, send your entry.

 Necessary Documents:

 All the shortlisted candidates need to send a copy of important documents for the verification process.


A copy of identity proof or Address proof


ID Card of the student    

Current academic session course fee receipt

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4th Pranita Mehta Scholarship – Important Dates

The application deadline for the 4th Pranita Mehta Memorial Essay Competition 2019 was available from 12th October 2019 to 10th January 2020. On the other hand, applicants can check their result at the official website by March 2020 first week. Stay updated with ExamsPlanner and gets all the latest updates and notifications regarding the same.

Guidelines for Submission of Application:

  1. The essay submission should be sent only in MS-Word (.docx/.doc) format.  
  2. The piece of work must be submitted only in the English language.  
  3. The submission shall be typewritten in an A4 sized document with a 1-inch margin on all sides.
  4. The essay should be written in Times New Roman Font Style.
  5. The main text must follow the font size 12 and footnotes shall be written in font size 10.
  6. Candidates need to write an essay within a word limit of 3,000 words only.
  7. The abstract of an essay must be not more than the 300-word limit.
  8. Entries which contain any form of plagiarism shall be going for disqualification.
  9. Copyright of the submission shall remain with CLS.