Call for papers: Conference on Consumer Protection by NLSIU, Bangalore

National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU) in association with the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Department of Consumer Affairs, Government of India is organizing an International Conference, with Reviewing Partner International Journal on Consumer Law and Practice on November 19, 2022.


The sovereignty of the Consumer is to choose the goods or services according to the preferences and preferences assume significance in the context of his choice. But in the present-day scenario, it has become a myth, because the consumer’s freedom of choice is limited and is been abused in common marketplaces.

Consumers are duped and cheated because of deceptive advertisements and false and exaggerated descriptions about the quality of goods/services which they propose to sell. It is still rising due to advancements in technology and the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic and various other natural disasters including economic crises. Hence Consumer protection had to broaden its horizon and grew significantly.


  • Consumer Protection with respect to the Sale of Goods and services through social media platforms
  • Consumer Protection from Fake Reviews on E-Commerce Portals
  • Consumer Protection & Fall Back Liability
  • Imposing service charges on Consumers for the services rendered at Hotels and Restaurants;
  • Recognition of Right to Repair as a Consumer Right
  • Assessment of Consumer Protection in India in par with International Best Practices
  • Sustainable Consumerism
  • Settlement of Cross Border Consumer Disputes
  • Dark patterns and Consumer Protection

Note: The above list is only indicative and not exhaustive. The researchers are free to pick any of the topics of their choice having contemporary issues in the protection of consumer rights.


Professionals, academicians, research scholars and students.


  • Abstract:
    • The Abstract shall not exceed 500 words.
    • The first page of the submission must contain the title of the paper, the name of the author(s) along with a Cover Letter.
    • The abstract should be in Times New Roman, font size 12, with 1.5 line spacing, and footnotes (if any) in Times New Roman, font size 10, with single line spacing.
    • The texts and footnotes must conform to OSCOLA 4th Edition.
    • Only One Co-authorship is allowed.
    • The Abstract should be followed by an Outline of the Article with a brief Discussion.
    • The submission of the abstract must be in (.doc) or (.docx)
    • The submission should contain a disclaimer to the effect that the piece is original and has not been published or is under consideration, for publication, elsewhere.
    • All submissions are subject to a Plagiarism check.
    • Upon selection, the participants shall submit a full paper
  • Full Paper Format:
    • The length of the full paper including tables, diagrams, illustrations, references, etc. shall not be less than 3000 words and shall not exceed 6000 words.
    • The paper should be typed in (.doc) or (.docx) format and should be as per Times New Roman 12-point font with 1.5 line spacing.
    • The Footnotes shall be typed in Times New Roman 10- point font with single-line spacing.
    • All citations should be placed in footnotes (and not endnotes) and shall conform to the Oxford Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (4th Edn, 2012).
    • All submissions are subject to a Plagiarism check. Only One Co-authorship is allowed.
    • The submission should contain a disclaimer to the effect that the piece is original and has not been published or is under consideration, for publication, elsewhere.


  • Best Paper: INR 15,000 & will be published in IJCLP(Scopus indexed journal)
  • 2nd Best Paper: INR 10,000
  • 3rd Best Paper: INR 5,000
  • Selected papers will be published by the Chair on Consumer Law and Practice, NLSIU, Bengaluru in an edited volume with ISBN.
  • All the abstracts selected for presentation will be published in Conference Proceedings.
  • E-certificate will be awarded to the registered participants, presenters and awards winners who attend all the sessions of the Conference through the zoom platform and submit the feedback form.


  • Abstract Submission – September 30, 2022
  • Confirmation of abstract selection: October 10, 2022
  • Full paper submission – November 1, 2022
  • Intimation of Selected paper for Presentations: November 10, 2022
  • Dates of Conference: November 19, 2022




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