“1st IBBI NLUO Essay Writing Competition: Balancing Interests under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016”

We are excited to announce the National Law University Odisha's Centre for Banking and Insurance Laws (CBIL) Essay Writing Competition in partnership with the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)! This is your opportunity to showcase your legal prowess and engage in scholarly discourse, and win exciting prizes. Please find attached the poster for the same.

Topic: Balancing Interest of Stakeholders: Individuals, Institutions, and Establishments under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016

Eligibility: All bonafide students of National Law University Odisha from 1st year to LLM and 3 Year LLB

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2023, 11:59 PM

This prestigious competition is being conducted in collaboration with the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI), adding significant value to your participation.


  • First Place: ₹10,000
  • Runner-Up: ₹5,000

Submission Guidelines:

  • Word Limit: Your essay should be between 3000 and 4000 words, exclusive of footnotes.
  • Citation Style: Please use the Bluebook 19th edition for citations.
  • Font: Times New Roman
  • Font Size: 12
  • Line Spacing: 1.5
  • Bibliography: A bibliography must be included.
  • Originality: Your content should be original and unpublished.

For any queries or clarifications, please feel free to reach out to us at Our team is here to assist you.

This competition is an excellent opportunity to deepen your legal knowledge, engage in meaningful discourse, and stand a chance to win attractive prizes. We encourage all eligible students to participate and submit your essays by the deadline.

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National Law University Odisha

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