Competition for IITK students on

Laws related to Women

Written examination with multiple-choice questions to be held by Women’s Cell, IITK:

Date: February 3, 2019, Sunday

Time: 11am-12.30pm (90 minutes)

Venue: L16, L17

For Seating plan, click here

  • All UG/PG students of IITK are eligible to participate: please fill up the registration form
  • Last date for registration extended: January 31, 2019
  • Certificates and attractive prizes for winners!
    • First Prize: Rs. 3000/-
    • Second Prize: Rs. 2000/-
    • 5 Third Prizes: Rs. 1000/- each
    • 10 Consolation prizes: Rs. 500/- each
  • Instructions about examination for participants:
    • There will be a seating plan. Participants should come to the examination hall at least 15 minutes before the start of the examination. No participant will be allowed to enter the examination hall after 11:30 am.
    • Participants should carry their institute ID cards along with them.
    • Participants should carry only stationary with them to the examination hall. Electronic gadgets (mobile phones, laptops etc.) are not allowed.
    • The examination will comprise questions only of multiple choice type. Every question will have multiple choices out of which exactly one will be correct.
    • Questions will carry either one or half mark, with no negative marking for wrong answers. Answers have to be marked by filling bubbles completely with pen, in the answer sheet provided. Filling multiple bubbles for a question will disqualify the answer.
    • Adoption of unfair means is strictly prohibited.
    • The opinion of the examiners would be final regarding the correct option.

The examination may include topics from the following:

  1. Constitution of India mainly, the preamble, Fundamental Rights, Directive principles of State Policy, Fundamental Duties, including Article 32 and Article 226 thereof
  2. National Commission for Women Act 1990 (20 of 1990)
  3. Dowry Prohibition Act 1961
  4. Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005
  5. Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013
  6. Criminal Law Amendment Act 2013, and related provisions of Indian Penal Code, Cr.PC, CPC and Indian Evidence Act
  7. Maternity Benefit Act 1961
  8. Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act 1971
  9. Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act 1956
  10. Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act 1994
  11. Minimum Wages Act 1948
  12. SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act
  13. Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act 2008
  14. Major international conventions relating to elimination of discrimination and violence against women:

Reference material (please follow the links):