Call for Papers/Drafting Competition: NLSIU Bangalore’s 2 Day Seminar on Uniform Civil Code [March 17-18]: Submit by Jan 22

First published on 15th January, 2017.

We are pleased to inform you that National Law School of India University and Ramaiah College of Law Bengaluru are organizing Two- Day National Seminar on CONSTITUTIONAL QUEST TO UNIFORM CIVIL CODE MIRAGE OR COMPULSION on 17th and 18th March 2017 at Krishnappa hall, NLSIU, Nagarbhavi, Bengaluru.


This seminar also invites student team (of max. five) to prepare a draft on Uniform Civil Code, which should be possible to adopt under Art.44 of the Constitution of India. All members of team must be from the same law school/University.

Competition fee per team: Rs. 2000/

No. of words: Maximum 10000 words, in word document

Last date for submission: 25th February, 2017 to be sent

First Prize: Cash prize of Rs 15,000/+Certificate

Second Prize: Cash prize of Rs 10,000/+Certificate

Call for Paper presentations:

Original unpublished research papers are invited from academicians, practitioners, researchers, scholars and students on below mentioned themes and related areas on the broad themes mentioned below.

Best Paper Award: The organisers will select five full papers and issue the Certificate of the Best Paper Award.

Sub Themes:

  •  Common civil code/law v/s Uniform civil code
  •  Uniform civil code: from status to contracts
  •  Uniformity or pluralism
  •  UCC, Constitution of India and Constitutionalism
  •  UCC, Multi culturalism and secularism
  •  The Jurisprudence on Uniform Civil Code
  •  Uniform Civil Code and conflict of Personal Laws
  •  UCC and Human Rights
  •  Gender equality and family law
  •  Uniform Civil Code in Comparative International Law
  • General Guidelines

Papers should be written in English.

Co-authorship is permitted, subject to a limit of maximum two authors per submission & the registration of fees has to be paid by both authors.

No part of the paper should have been published earlier nor should it be under consideration for publication.

All the abstracts and full length papers shall be sent to the email


The Registration fee for the Seminar is Rs.1500/-for delegates and paper presenters (separately for author and co-author) forAcademicians/Lawyers/Research Scholars/students.

In case you require accommodation, [first cum first serve basis] an additional amount of Rs.1500/- plus tax as applicable[twin sharing basis] shall be paid by the participants and also make their own travel and conveyance arrangements.

Registration and payment is to be done by Demand Draft in the name of NLSIU, payable at BENGALURU. The soft copy of the demand draft / NEFT transfer details should be mailed to

Important Dates:
  • Abstract Submission by e-mail – 22nd January, 2017
  • Communication of Abstract Selection – 30th January, 2017
  • Submission of Full paper (by e-mail) – 27th February, 2017
  • Date of Seminar – 17th and 18th March, 2017

For more details regarding the Seminar, please review the brochure attached below. It includes all details about the organising institutes and the theme of the seminar.

For any queries or details about the seminar, you are welcome to contact email

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