Modern College of Law’s National Online Essay Competition on Indian Judicial Approach Regarding Right to Die: Submit by Jan 18

About Essay

The right to die is sometimes associated with the idea that one’s body and one’s life are one’s own, to dispose of as one sees fit.

However, there is sometimes deemed to be a legitimate state interest in preventing irrational suicides.

Modern College of Law is conducting an essay writing competition for students of recognized colleges/universities.


The aim of the Essay Writing Competition 2015 is spread of modern scientific education the medium of competition is English only.


There is an entry fee Rs. 200 for the Essay Writing Competition and the participant has to send the essay in both the hard and soft copy.

The selected essays will be published on our website with the name of the author.

The best essays on each topic will be ranked winner who will be getting the free subscription of E magazine for six months. We hope more and more of you will participate for the Essay contest.

Essay Topic

“Indian Judicial Approach Regarding Right to Die”

Prize Money

First prize- Rs.1100

Second prize- Rs.551

Third prize- Rs.251

2 consolation prize-Rs.151

Method of Submission

Submit an electronic copy of your manuscript; along with the hard copy till 18th January, 2016.

Result will be declared on 26th January, 2016. The manuscript must not bear any identification of the author.

Procedure for Submission

The papers will be submitted according to the date mentions in schedule at the address

Fees should be submitted by demand draft or cash in the name of Modern College of Law payable at Ghaziabad must reach on or before 18th January, 2016 on the address mentioned below along with the single side printed hard copy of the paper.

Rules of Essay Contest

1. The essay should be sent in the word format with 12 font size. It should carry the name of the author and its e mail ID. Any other format of submission is not acceptable.

2. The essay should contain a declaration saying that it’s original content of the author and is not copied from anywhere.

3. If the essay is found to be copied it will be rejected and senders ID will be blocked.

4. Modern College of Law reserves the Copyright of the essays; however in case of copyright infringement (copied matter) Modern College of Law is not liable for it.

5. Modern College of Law reserves the right to edit the essay for clarity of language, grammar and space in case of publication in E magazine.

6. One person can send only one essay for one topic it’s advised to go through the essay carefully before sending it once and finally. More than one entry can also be send from the same College

7. The Essay must be between 1000 and 1500 words.

8. Please send your entries much before the Deadline

9. Certificates shall be issued all the participants.

Submission Guidelines

Word Limit

4000 – 6000 words

a. Originality of Manuscripts: All the contributions should be the original work of the contributors and should

not have been submitted for consideration in any other Journal. Any plagiarized work will be out-rightly


b. Covering Letter: A covering letter with the name(s) of the author(s) and address, designation,

institution/affiliation, the title of the manuscript and contact information (email, phone, etc.)

c. Fonts and Headings: Articles should be in Times New Roman 12 point font and double-spaced. Main Title should be in full capitals, bold and centered 16 point font. Sub-titles should be in sentence case, bold and 12 point font. Author’s names should be in small capitals and centered 14 point font Footnotes should be in Times New Roman 10 point font.

d. Citation Format

i. International Instruments:

Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948 adopted by United Nations. Convention No. 182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 adopted by International Labour Organization

ii. Acts:

Indian: The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 Foreign: Defamation Act, 1996 (United Kingdom)

iii. Cases

Indian: R. Rajagopal v. State of Tamil Nadu, AIR 1995 SC 264, Foreign: Fisher v. Brooker and others, [2009] UKHL 41 (United Kingdom)

iv. Commission Reports: Law Commission of India, Need for Legislation to Regulate Assisted Reproductive Technology Clinics as well as Rights and Obligations of Parties to a Surrogacy, Report No. 228 (August, 2009)

v. Books

By a Single Author: Name of the Author, Title of the Book, Publisher, Place of publication, (Edition – Year of Publication), p. E.g. G M Kothari, A Study of Industrial Law,Wadhawa Publications, Nagpur, (5th Edn.- 2000), p.27 BD Singh, Labour Law for Managers, Excel Books, New Delhi, (2007), p. 137

By two Authors: Name of the Authors, Title of the Book, Publisher, Place of publication, (Edition – Year of Publication), p. E.g. Surendra Malik and Sudeep Malik, Supreme Court on Bail, Anticipatory Bail and Quashment, Eastern Book Company, Lucknow, (2011), p.48

By Multiple Authors (more than two): Name of the first two authors, Title of the Book, Publisher, Place of publication, (Edition – Year of Publication), p. E.g. Jerry L. Mashaw, Richard A. Merrill,, The American Public Law System – Cases and Materials, West Group, St. Paul, (1992), p.127. NY, 1957, p.

vi. Website Materials:

Author Name, Title of the Page/Article, Available at which website (full link) and the date of visit E.g. VART Authority, Surrogacy, Available at http://www.betterhe /pages/Surrogacy_the _issues?open, Last visited on 16.1.2012.


In case of any quarry please contact at 09711149736.

Coordinator, Pradip Kashyap, 08802437640

Student Coordinator, Garlend Salem Nathaniel, 09958630447

Registration Form

Click HERE.


All manuscripts must be addressed to: The Coordinator Modern College of Professional Studies 431, Anand Industrial Estate Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad Pin-201007

Please mail the completed registration form to:

For further details, click HERE.


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