Dastur Essay Competition 2022 by the Chamber of Tax Consultant [Exciting Cash Prizes]: Register by March 31: Expired

IITB MSC Digital Society Programme
IITB MSC Digital Society Programme

The Chamber of Tax Consultants is organizing the Dastur Essay Competition 2022 for Students of Law and Accountancy.

About the Organiser

The Chamber is one of the oldest professional organizations founded in 1926.

The Chamber has been organising the Dastur Essay Competition since 2012 for Law Students and Articled Trainees pursuing CA, CS and ICWA Courses, where essays on current topics are invited and then the same are judged by senior professionals with prizes and certificates being awarded to meritorious essays.

About the Competition

The objectives of the Competition are to cultivate good reading and writing communication skills coupled with encouraging “passion for writing” and “creativity”, a quality which every human being possesses, which is possibly hidden and may be unknown to the individual himself.

The Dastur Essay Competition gives a platform to the young professionals to showcase their characteristics that illuminate the good students and potentially great writers.

Edureka - PG Diploma in AI & Machine Learning
Edureka - PG Diploma in AI & Machine Learning

This Essay Competition invites students to explore a wide range of challenging and interesting questions beyond the confines of the college curriculum.

Topics for the Eleventh Dastur Essay Competition are:

  • Privatisation of Public Sector Undertakings – Opportunities and Challenges
  • Need and remedies for reforming India’s Judicial System
  • Does Media need to be regulated? If yes, how should it be regulated?


  • Participation is restricted to students enrolled in the 3-year LL.B course or the 5-year integrated law course or CA Articled or CS/ICWA trainees only.
  • Participants must be below 28 years of age as on date of submission



Registration / Submission Procedure

  • The essay must comprise not less than 5,000 words and not more 7,000 words including footnotes.
  • The participants should send their entries by e-mail in PDF File document forwarded to ctcessay@gmail.com.
  • Copyright of all participants are respected, but neither the CTC, nor the organisers will be responsible for any infringement of the same.
  • Entries shall be enclosed with a covering letter mentioning the name of the college, class of the student along with self-certified photocopy of college ID. For CA/Article/CS or ICWAStudent seal of the Principal (organisation where student is Articled Trainee) along with Registration No. Participants must also submit a short bio-data duly signed (mentioning their contact number, e-mail and postal address). Essays sent by email will be rejected if there are no proper above attachments.
  • Essays must reach the above-mentioned email address on or before 30th April, 2022.
  • The Chamber of Tax Consultants assumes no responsibility for lost, delayed or incomplete entries or technical malfunction of server, traffic congestion on net or a combination thereof.

Fee details

The Chamber does not charge any registration fees for the Essay Competition.


A Certificate of merit, memento and a cash prize shall be awarded to each of the 3 best Essays.

The best 3 Essays will be published along with a photograph of the participants in The Chamber’s Journal and the best 10 Essays will be uploaded on the website www.ctconline.org

The cash prizes awarded shall be as follows:

  • 1st Prize – Rs. 10,000/-
  • 2nd Prize – Rs. 7,500/-
  • 3rd Prize – Rs. 5,000/-

Important Dates

  • Registration closes on 31st March, 2022
  • Submission deadline is 30th April, 2022

Contact information

Email: ctcessay@gmail.com
Phone: +91 022 – 2200 1787 / 2209 0423 / 2200 2455

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Lawctopus Law School
Lawctopus Law School