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National Essay Writing Competition on “IP and the SDGs: Building our common future with Innovation and Creativity”, by DPIIT-IPR Chair, Osmania University [Virtual; Free; Cash Prizes Upto Rs. 12k]: Register by April 24!

Registrations invited for Essay Writing Competition on “IP and the SDGs” by Osmania University. Register by April 24!

About the Organizer

The DPIIT-IPR Chair is established at Osmania University under the SPRIHA scheme of Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.

The IPR Chair aims to promote IPR Culture and contribute to IPR research and knowledge. The DPIIT-IPR Chair at Osmania University looks forward to collaborate with academics, researchers and industry to promote effective utilization of IPRs. Prof. (Dr.) G.B. Reddy, Professor of Law, Osmania University is the DPIIT IPR-Chair Professor at Osmania University.

Details about the Event

The DPIIT-IPR Chair at Osmania University, is organizing ĀviṣkārNational Level IP Essay Writing Competition on the theme IP and the SDGs: Building our common future with Innovation and Creativity” with the primary objective of creating awareness and promoting discourse on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs).

The Essay Competition is one of the events being organized by the IPR-Chair to celebrate the World IP Day 2024 (26th April).

How to Register?

Interested candidates can register using the registration link provided at the end of this post.


  • Word limit for the Essay is 2000 words, exclusive of the footnotes. Co-Authorship is NOT permitted.
  • Text must be in Times New Roman font; Size 12; Justified; 1.5 spacing – Footnotes must be in Times New Roman font; Size 10; Justified; 1 spacing. Any uniform method of citation may be followed.
  • Essay manuscript must be an original and unpublished work of the Author. All essays would be checked for similarity and those with similarity index more than 10% would be liable for rejection.
  • Author shall not disclose any information regarding the identity, including, but not limited to name, institutional assistance, professional details, etc., within the body of the manuscript.
  • The manuscript submitted in the Essay Competition shall be original work of the author and the same shall not be published or submitted for publication elsewhere, and not infringe any other copyright.
  • The DPIIT IPR-Chair Osmania University retains absolute discretion in marking the manuscripts submitted in the Essay Competition and selecting the Winners.
  • The ownership over the copyright of the essay submitted for the Competition and selected for the Publication in the OU IPR Forum Blog shall be transferred to DPIIT IPR-Chair, Osmania University and the author shall only retain the moral rights over their work.
  • In case of any dispute, the decision of DPIIT IPR-Chair, Osmania University will be final and binding.
  • Interested Candidates shall Register for the Competition by filling the Registration Form (Google Form) within 24th April, 2024 – 11:59 PM.
  • The Registered Candidates would be provided link for submission of the Manuscript of the Essay by email on 25th April, 2024 and the submission shall be made within 26th April, 2024 – 11:59 PM. Interested Candidates are advised to be prepared with their essay beforehand.

Who is it For?

Students pursuing UG/PG/Diploma Course in any discipline, from any University or its affiliated College recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) are eligible to participate in the Competition. [Age Limit: up to 25 years]


The Competition is organized in an Online/Virtual mode. The DPIIT IPR-Chair, Osmania University is situated at Hyderabad.

Fee details

No Fees for registration or submitting essays in the Competition.


  • 1st Prize: Rs.5,000/- cash prize and Certificate
  • 2nd Prize: Rs.4,000/- cash prize and Certificate
  • 3rd Prize: Rs.3,000/- cash prize and Certificate

Participation Certificate would be provided to all the candidates making successful submissions.

The RESULT will be declared on 4th May, 2024 in an Online Event.


  • Registration Due Date: 24th April, 2024
  • Submission Due Date: 26th April, 2024


  • Dr. S. B. Md. Irfan Ali Abbas: 9848885394
  • Mr. B. Nagaraj: 9700802342

Click here for the official notification.

Click here to register.

Source: Lawctopus

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