Essay Writing Competition: Osmania University

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)

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. 

About the Opportunity

The DPIIT-IPR Chair at Osmania University, is organizing  Āviṣkār –National Level IP Essay Writing Competition on the theme “Role of Youth in Innovating for Better Future through IP” 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 2022 (April 26).


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]

Guidelines for the Essay Competition

  • 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  • Essay manuscript must be an original and unpublished work of the Author.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  • The manuscript submitted in the Essay Competition shall be original work of the author and the same shall not be published or submitted for publication elsewhere, and not infringe any other copyright.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.
  • The registered candidates would be provided link for submission of the Manuscript of the Essay.


The Competition is organized in an Online/Virtue mode.

Registration/submission procedure

  • Interested Candidates shall register by submitting the Registration Form- click here to access it.
  • No Fees for registration or submitting essays in the Competition.

Prizes & Awards

The results will be declared on April 30, 2022 in an Online Event. 

  • 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.

Important Dates

  • Last date of registration: April 24, 2022
  • Last date of submission : April 26, 2022
  • Declaration of Result: April 30, 2022


Contact details

  • Dr. S. B. Md. Irfan Ali Abbas:  +91 98488 85394
  • Mr. A. Srinivasa Rao +91 82973 99898
  • Mr. B. Nagaraj +91 97008 02342
  • or write at

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