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About New Law College

New Law College was established in 1954. New Law College is one of the prestigious and old Law Colleges in Mumbai.

The Vision of the College- Is to achieve excellence in imparting legal education so as to meet social and professional needs. to spread legal awareness.

The Mission of New Law College

  • Developing dispute resolution skills by imparting knowledge and providing hands-on experience.
  • Creating an environment that nurtures ethics, leadership, and team building.
  • Providing industrial experience for minimizing the gap between academia and industry.

About the Competition

2nd State Level Online Essay Competition 2024


The objective of the competition is to encourage participants to represent their views and have the ability to do research on emerging issues related to current issues from a legal point of view. The competition will allow the participants to enhance their research and writing skills. The online mode would give them the ease to work out their skill set and do rigorous research.


Students enrolled in any UG course from any law college recognized by any university in India are eligible to participate in the competition. Any number of students from a law college or institute recognized by the university in India can participate separately by filling out the registration form and paying the fees.

Topics for Essay

  • Role and Responsibility of the State – in the Unrest of Manipur.
  • Whether Marriage of Third Gender should be legally recognized in India.
  • Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Employment in India.
  • What should be the ‘Role of Citizens to Protect the Environment in India’.
  • Increasing conflict between ‘Stray Animals and Local Residents- A Legal Solution.

Submission Guidelines

  • The title of the paper should be followed by the name of the student participant, year, name of the university or institution, email address, and phone number (preferably WhatsApp no.). It is mandatory to mention your email address, as all future correspondence will be through it.
  • Co-authorship is NOT allowed
  • An author can choose any one topic for the essay competition.
  • The paper should be typed in MS Word format only
  • The page should be A4 size only.
  • The Language should be English only.
  • Maximum words should be 2000- 2500 words.
  • The essay should be typed in times new roman, 12 size with single spacing.
  • Citation Format: No endnotes are to be used. Footnotes should be in Times New Roman 10-point font in SILC citation style; it should be uniform throughout the essay paper.
  • The margins must be justified.
  • The essay should be the original work of the student participant.
  • The writing should not have grammatical error as well as overlapping of contents.
  • There should be structural coherence. The introduction and conclusion of the essay should be proper and rational.
  • Essays must be original, unpublished, and non-plagiarized and shall not be under simultaneous consideration for publication elsewhere.
  • Copyright: The copyright of all entries shall exclusively vest with New Law College, Mumbai, and the submission would imply that the author has assigned such rights to the Centre.
  • PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ESSAY SHOULD BE E-MAILED ON mesnlcevent@gmail.com ONLY. The essay shall NOT be accepted in any other form.


  • 1st Prize: Rs. 2000/- + Certificate
  • 2nd Prize: Rs. 1000/- + Certificate
  • E-certificates to all the Participants.
  • The winner’s essays shall be published in the E-Magazine of the New Law College.

Registration Procedure

Click Here To Register.

  • Link Opens – 26th June, 2024.
  • Link Closes- 13th July 2024 till 11.59 pm.
  • Last Date of Submission of essay: 13th July 2024 till 11.59 pm.
  • Registration Fees: Rs 300/-
  • Date of Result Declaration: 24th July 2024- through your registered email.


Name of Bank: Bank of Maharashtra
Account Name: Modern Education Society’s New Law College
Branch name: THK Marg, Mahim, Mumbai 400016
Account No: 20073837921
IFSC code: MAHB0000093

Contact Information

email- mesnlcevents@gmail.com
mobile no. 9653191660
Dr. Pradnya Pahurkar (Event Coordinator)


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