About IDIA

Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access to Legal Education (IDIA) started as a student-run movement in 2010 from West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences. Founded by Prof. (Dr.) Shamnad Basheer, the movement seeks to empower underprivileged students and help them transform into leading lawyers and community advocates by giving them access to quality legal education.

For more information, visit the website here.

About the Event

IDIA Kerala Chapter is run by the students of the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi.  The Chapter is organising a judgment writing competition for law students across India. The 1st edition of the IDIA Kerala Judgment Writing Competition was held in 2019 and was a success. The Chapter wants to encourage students to learn how to write judgments as a result of which the Chapter is bringing about the 2nd edition of IDIA Kerala Judgment Writing Competition. This is a golden opportunity for students to win a certificate course by Enhelion.

Participation and Qualification

Qualifications of Team members: The Competition is open to students enrolled full time in a university, pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Law, at the time of Competition. They are required to produce a bonafide letter/a copy of the college ID card from their institution. Students enrolled in research degrees are not eligible to participate.

Number of Members: The participation is open to an individual entry or a team of not more than two members


Register latest by April 25, 2021, by filling the google form.

To register, click here.

Minimum Contribution for Registration

Individual participation: Rs 150/-

Team participation: Rs 250/-


  • First Prize with a certificate course sponsored by Enhelion worth Rs 3998.
  • Second Prize with a certificate course sponsored by Enhelion worth Rs 3998.
  • Certificate of Merit shall be given to Top 5 Participants/Teams (including first two prizes).
  • Certificate of Participation shall be given to all the Participants.

Enhelion is an organisation dedicated to the advancement of practical legal education in India. Enhelion has one of the largest online course portfolios in the interdisciplinary areas of law, management, data science, soft skills and much more in the Indian subcontinent. Quality content, industry-specific mentors and accessibility of virtual contents “for life” are some of the major attractions of their courses.

Winners can choose the certificate course. In case of co-authors each author will get a certificate course.

Soft copies of the Certificates shall be mailed to the registered e-mail ID of the participants. No hardcopy of the certificate shall be sent by the Organising Committee.

Important dates

Date of Notification: March 16, 2021

Last date of registration and fee payment: April 25, 2021

Last date for sending in clarifications: April 25, 2021

Release of clarification: April 28, 2021

Final date of submission: May 5, 2021

Payment Method:

Name of the Account Holder: Poorthi Balakrishnan

Account Number: 000101600569

IFSC Code: ICIC0000001

All participants shall inform the OC, through e-mail (idiakeralaevents@gmail.com ), about the payment of the registration fee with relevant transaction details.

For further queries, contact

Poorthi Balakrishnan: +91 9791034136

Neethu Krishna Kumar : + 91 7994497941

To download the brochure and fetch elaborate details on the event, click here.

Click here to view the poster for judgment writing

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