QALAM: Literature and Poetry Club Presents Research Paper Writing Competition, 2019

The Research Paper Writing competition aims at providing a platform to students of Mody
University of Science and Technology to express them freely and let their new ideas be read by

Theme for the Research Paper:

Women’s Marginalization, Feminism and Quest for Identity
Higher Education and Women: Issues and Perspectives


  • Open for all students enrolled in any undergraduate or post-graduate program.
  • Co-authorship to a maximum of two authors is permitted.
  • Only original papers will be considered for the competition. No part of it should have
    been published earlier nor should it be under consideration for publication at a contest
  • Moreover, any form of plagiarism will result in disqualification of the paper.
  • Multiple entries for individual authors are not allowed.

Guidelines for Submission:

  • The paper should include an abstract not exceeding 300 words mentioning the title and
  • The Research Paper should be of 3000 – 5000 words excluding footnotes. Word count is
    required to be mentioned on the cover page.
  • Following Formatting Guidelines should be followed:
    1. Font Type and size: Times New Roman, 12, Line Spacing: 1.5, Justified
    2. Size for footnotes: 10, Line Spacing: 1
    3. Uniform Method of Citation should be followed throughout the paper.
  • The subject of the mail should be “Title of the Paper_Student Name”.
  • Research Paper should contain a cover page with the following details-
    1. Name of the Participant(s).
    2. Name of the School.
    3. Title of the Research Paper
    4. Contact Number.
    5. E-mail Id.
  • Submissions should be made only in .doc or .docx format.
  • The paper must be written in English.
  • The submissions along with the registration form have to be mailed at:

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Entries will be reviewed by distinguished academicians.
  • Entries will be judged on the basis of Originality, Style, Organization, Quality of
    Analysis and Quality of Research.
  • Entries will be judged anonymously.
  • The decision of the judges will be final and binding.


  • Top three entries shall receive a gift of appreciation and hard copy of certificate from
  • All the participants shall receive certificate of participation.

Important Dates

  • Last date to Submit: November 30, 2019


For any queries, please contact:

  • Ms.Jaya Mishra : 8209932664
  • Ms.Shatakshi : 7985600854
  • Email id:

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