About the University

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab, was established by the State Legislature of Punjab by passing the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Act, (Punjab Act No. 12 of 2006). The Act incorporated a University of Law of national stature in Punjab, thereby fulfilling the need for a Centre of Excellence in legal education in the modern era of globalization and liberalization. The University has been ranked among the top 10 law schools in India in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

About the Centre For Criminology,  Criminal  Justice  and  Victimology, RGNUL (CCV-RGNUL)

Keeping in view the broad policy of RGNUL to promote research in the field of law,  the Centre  for  Criminology,  Criminal  Justice  and  Victimology  (CCV)  has been  purposefully established in order to provide critical and necessitated focus towards fostering the objective of  carrying  fundamental  and  applied  research  on  the  evolving  aspects  of  transformative criminal   justice  system  including  the  dimensions   of   victimology   and  criminology   as particular areas of interest. The Centre understands and caters the progressive and dynamic nature of the developing criminal jurisprudence in India and across the world and therefore, firmly intends to conceptualize pro-victim research, training, policy analysis and consultancy with specifically prioritizing the aspect of interdisciplinarity approach while fulfilling the desired goals. The Centre is uniquely determined to examine, express, elucidate and expedite the systematic delivery and efficient redressal of the rights of  the victim  within  the comprehensive criminal justice system in India so as to mitigate the hardships faced by the victims.

About the Competition

Rajiv Gandhi National University of law, Punjab’s Centre for Criminology, Criminal justice and Victimology  (CCV) is hosting its 1st RGNUL-CCV  National Policy Making Competition, 2021. This competition provides a platform where the best minds can come forward and critically utilize this opportunity of curating and drafting the policies with the aim of encouraging the students towards the process of policy making and governance.

Eligibility Criteria

Ø  This Competition is open to all law students enrolled in a five year or three year LL.B. course, in any recognized university of the country.

Ø  Students are free to form a team for this competition; however, in that case, the team shall not be comprised of more than two members.

Agenda’s of the Policy Paper

This competition aims to design a policy so that our adversarial criminal justice system can work smoothly, and justice can be reached to the most marginalized sections of society. Each policy paper shall be targeting one or more agendas: –

1)     Victim Friendly Prosecution

2)     Victim Rehabilitation

3)     Counsellors for Victims of sexual assaults

4)     Victim Protection Measures

5)     Uniform guidelines for Investigative agencies in sensitive matters

6)     Victim Friendly medical examination by medical practitioners

7)     Handling of Juvenile Victims: Guidelines and measures, etc.

Note:- The participants are free to choose any Agenda for their policy paper. However, that agenda should be aligned with the aims and objectives of the Centre for Criminology, Criminal Justice & Victimology.


Ø  Participants shall register themselves for the competition and submit their policy paper by submitting the following form: https://bit.ly/CCV-1

Ø  There is no registration fee for the competition.


Ø  First Prize “Best Policy” :- Cash Prize of Rs 10000 + Certificate of Merit.

Ø  Second Prize :-  Cash Prize of Rs 7000 + Certificate of Merit.

Ø  Third Prize :- Cash Prize of Rs 5000 + Certificate of Merit.

Ø  All participants will receive a participation certificate which shall be sent by the organizers to the respective colleges on the official address provided.

Note:- Each Policy Paper received by the CCV shall be the sole property of the CCV.


For any further queries, please write to CCV’s mail id with subject “Query for Policy Making competition” at Competition.ccvrgnul@gmail.com  or can contact –

Ø  Student Coordinators

Sahajveer Baweja:- +91 8949059106

Aviral Kumar Mishra:- +91-7985026059

Tentative Schedule

  1. Registration Starts :- 10th September, 2021
  2. Policy Paper Submission :- 10th October, 2021
  3. Result of Preliminary Round :- 15th October, 2021
  4. Final Round Results :-  30th October, 2021

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