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Memo Pundits – Blog Writing Competition

About Memo Pundits

Memo Pundits is India’s largest, oldest and the most trusted Mooting School for law students. It is a unique platform equipping young law students with tools that come handy during mooting. With its unconventional teaching methodology, Memo Pundits’ courses stand out among other similarly placed online courses. 

About Metacept – InfoTech and IP Laws

Metacept®– InfoTech and IP Laws is a platform for productive discussions on the ever-evolving fields of Information Technology Laws [InfoTech] and Intellectual Property Rights [IP]. Our aim is to further and promote a diversity of viewpoints, ideas, and ideologies, among students, research scholars, academicians, and professionals from all across the country.

About the Competition

Law schools are not limited to bulky books, lengthy case laws and never-ending project submissions. Numerous other aspects like internships, moot court competitions, research papers etc also play a vital role in shaping your law school experience.

However, the lack of proper guidance on these fronts is very evident. Therefore, we are organizing this competition to bridge the learning gap and provide law students with quick guides to help them become all-rounders.

Theme of the Competition

The theme for this Blog Writing Competition is “Law Student’s Toolkit”

The theme revolves around the necessary knowledge for any law student new to facets of law school.

Sub-themes of the Competition

  1. Internships and Career
  1. Co-curricular Activities

Examples of Topics

The following list of topics is only indicative in nature, and strict adherence is not mandatory. You are free to choose any topic within the theme.

  1. Internships and Career
  2. Career Exploration: How to decide what legal career path to choose
  3. How to excel in internships
  4. Preparing a professional CV and Cover Letter
  5. Writing professional emails
  1. Co-curricular Activities
  2. How to choose a topic for writing a Research Paper
  3. Which co-curricular activities are most important
  4. Tackling the fear of public speaking
  5. What is Plagiarism? How to take care of it?

Eligibility

All law students, academicians and practising lawyers are invited to participate.

Important Dates

Last date of registration for the Competition  November 23rd, 2020
Last date for submission of the Blog  November 27th, 2020
Declaration of Results December 6th, 2020

Submission Guidelines

  1. Word limit: Minimum 800 words. Maximum 1200 words.
  2. Apart from single authorship, co-authorship is allowed for up to 2 authors.
  3. The topic of the blog should fall within the theme of this competition.
  4. Plagiarism is prohibited. Authors should ensure that they are submitting their original work.
  5. All submissions must be made in .doc or .docx format of MS Word.
  6. Please email us your blogs at [email protected]. The subject of the mail should be “Blog Competition: Submission by <name(s)>” (eg. Blog Competition: Submission by Ram Tiwari).
  7.  In the body of email, please mention the following details of the author(s):

Name
Name of the University/WorkPlace
Year of study
Title of the Blog
Phone number (Whatsapp and Calling).

Judgment Criteria

1)      Relevance of the Topic – Topic should not just be relevant but must also pique the interest of the readers.

2)      Novelty of the topic – The ideas must be original and not merely a paraphrasing of any existing articles/blogs.

3)      Language and Grammar –

a.    Easily comprehensible language should be used while avoiding any grammatical errors like punctuation and spelling errors.

b.    Effective Expression: Sentences should be short and crisp delivering effective expression in the least number of words.

c.    Cohesive blog structure: The idea must flow in an organized chain of thought.

  • An interactive piece of writing using relevant keywords – The blog article must be interactive in nature to hold the reader’s attention. An attempt must be made to use keywords that are generally used on Search Engines by users. Here’s a guide that might help you in optimizing keyword usage.
  • Adherence to submission guidelines

Perks for Winners

1st Prize

  • Paid internship opportunity with Memo Pundits
  • Internship opportunity with Metacept – | InfoTech and IP Law
  • Internship opportunity with LegalEagle Law Forum
  • Blog publication on our Knowledge Centre 
  • Free publication in Etching the Path’s e-magazine 
  • Discount coupons worth INR 2,000 for Memo Pundits courses
  • Certificate of Merit

2nd Prize

  • Paid internship opportunity with Memo Pundits
  • Internship opportunity with Metacept – | InfoTech and IP Law
  • Internship opportunity with LegalEagle Law Forum
  • Blog publication on our Knowledge Centre 
  • Free publication in Etching the Path’s e-magazine 
  • Discount coupons worth INR 1,500 for Memo Pundits courses
  • Certificate of Merit

 3rd Prize

  • Paid internship opportunity with Memo Pundits
  • Internship opportunity with Metacept – | InfoTech and IP Law   
  • Internship opportunity with LegalEagle Law Forum
  • Blog publication on our Knowledge Centre 
  • Discount coupons worth INR 1,000 for Memo Pundits courses
  • Certificate of Merit

Note: Each participant will receive a Certificate of Participation and discount coupons worth INR 200/- for Memo Pundits courses.

Registration Details

 Registration Fee: INR 100 for single author and INR 150 for co-authors.

 Registration Procedure:

o   Step 1: Click here to Pay. Please take a screenshot once the payment is done.

o   Step 2: Fill this Form to complete your registration.

Note: Registration Fee is Non-Refundable.

Contact for more information

In case of any queries, please write to us at [email protected] and [email protected]. You can also reach us via Whatsapp on +91-9999589759 (Lipi Garg, Assistant Publishing Editor).

Metacept – InfoTech and IP Laws is the Knowledge Partner for the competition.

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