Aligarh Muslim University’s National Essay Writing Competition on The UCC: A Boon or Bane for Women’s Rights in India: Submit by April 11

The Law Society, Faculty of Law, Aligarh Muslim University is organizing a National Essay Writing Competition on The UCC: A Boon or Bane for Women’s Rights in India. 

About the Organiser

The Law Society at the Faculty of Law, Aligarh Muslim University is a student body at the Faculty of Law. It is presided over by the Dean of the Faculty of Law, AMU, Aligarh. The Society is committed to promoting the growth of the students in both academic and cultural fields.

It provides a platform for the students to polish their skills in Mooting, Legal Research, Legal Writing, Debating, participating in quiz competitions, etc. It also provides an environment for constructive recreation of the students by organizing fests, reading clubs, etc.

About the Competition

This competition can be used as a great opportunity for the students to explore and develop their writing skills.

The endeavour is to instil in students an excellent expression of thought on paper and to provide them a space for growth, improvement, and better learning.

Topic: The Uniform Civil Code: A Book on Bane for Women’s Rights in India


The competition is open to the students who are currently pursuing graduation or post-graduation in bonafide Universities.

Submission Guidelines

The essays must be sent by email to amuessaysubmissions2021[at] with the subject line ‘UCC Essay- Author’s Name’.

  • The essays must be submitted in English only.
  • The essays should be the original work of the authors. Any kind of plagiarism will lead to disqualification.
  • Only sole authorship is allowed.
  • The body of the e-mail must specify:
    • Name of the Author
    • College/University enrolled in
    • E-mail address & Contact No. of the Author


  • The word limit for the essay is 2,000 words, not including footnotes.
  • The essays should be typed in Times New Roman, Font Size 12, and Line Spacing 1.5, justified.
  • The footnotes must be typed in Times New Roman, Font Size 10, and Line Spacing 1. The margins should be 1” or 2.54 cm on all sides.
  • Every citation must follow the Bluebook, 20th Edition.
  • The essay must be attached in ‘.doc’ or ‘.docx’ format. The file must be named with the Author’s Name.
  • The essay must be free from all grammatical and spelling errors.

Registration Details 

Sending the essay to the given email will count as registration. No registration fees are applicable.

Last Date for Submissions: 11th April 2021 [11:59 PM]


Dean, Faculty of Law, And President, Law Society: Prof.  (Dr.) M. Shakeel Ahmed Samdani

Secretary: Ayesha Nasir Alavi: 8004921886

Joint Secretary: Khadijatul Kubra: 7074008181

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