Baishev University

“Law and General Education” of Baishev University, holds an Essay Contest dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence.

The Department of “Law and General Education” of Baishev University, together with the Department of Justice of the Aktobe Region and the Notary Chamber of the Aktobe region, within the framework of the memorandum of mutual cooperation, holds an Essay Contest dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence.

We invite students of higher educational institutions of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the direction of “Law” to take part in the essay contest (next Contest).

The competition will be held in three categories:

– “Education and human rights in Kazakhstan»;

– “Health and human rights in Kazakhstan»;

– “Social security and human rights in Kazakhstan”.

The contest works (Essay) are accepted until March 20, 2021. The Department reserves the right to reject essay texts that do not comply with the Competition Rules.

Materials according to the Contest Rules must be sent to the following email address: and

Additional information can be obtained on the official website of Baishev University and with representatives of the department Zharmaganbetova Karlygash Talgatovna by phone: +77057309261 and Baykunakova Gulnara Akbarovna +77023227736 or by e-mail: and

Rules of the essay contest dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence. (next Contest)


The contest is held in the form of writing an essay on a topic corresponding to the contest categories in Kazakh, Russian or English.

The competition is held in three categories:

– “Education and human rights in Kazakhstan”;

– “Health and human rights in Kazakhstan”;

– “Social security and human rights in Kazakhstan”.

Works (essays) are submitted for the competition) on the topic corresponding to the categories of the competition. Only one essay for one of the three categories is accepted from each participant.

All works submitted for the competition will be analyzed for plagiarism using the Anti-Plagiarism Expert license system 3.3. The

The quality of the student’s (s) competitive work must meet the indicators set out in these rules.

The competition work can be assigned to undergraduate students (majors — Law, International law, Law enforcement) who speak the chosen language.

The Department reserves the right to refuse to accept the work if the work does not meet the requirements of the Competition.


Send the work to the email address by March 20, 2021 inclusive and issued in accordance with these Rules.

Requirements for the design of the title page of the essay:

1) full name of the higher educational institution;

2) nomination;

3) information about the author: last name, first name, patronymic, university (specialty), course, contact (cell) phone number, e-mail, postal address.

4) information about the manager who provided advisory or methodological assistance (if have).


Entries of up to five full typewritten pages of text in Kazakh, Russian or English (no more than 1,500 words) must disclose the central question corresponding to one of the three categories of the competition.

When writing an essay, you should clearly, logically and reasonably argue the author’s position with the presentation of independent conclusions and conclusions, which will present the work holistically.

Making an essay:

The text must be typed in the Microsoft Word editor, A4 format, Times New Roman font, size 14, line spacing-1, width alignment, all margins-2 cm.

References to literature are numbered end-to-end, and are placed in square brackets at the end of the text.


Participants of the Competition are obliged to observe academic integrity and not to allow:

– use in the written work of someone else’s text published in paper or electronic form without specifying the source of borrowing; or

– with an indication of the source, but when the volume and nature of the borrowing call into question the independence of the work performed or one of its parts;

– using someone else’s text with synonymous replacement of words and expressions without changing the meaning of the borrowed text; and

– the use of other technical means and techniques in order to reduce or eliminate the possibility of detecting the fact of illegal borrowing of someone else’s text.

Students are responsible for violating the requirements of the Competition and the facts of plagiarism in the process of registration of the work.

An official check of the student’s independent work is carried out by the Department before sending the work to the reviewer. Work, which has been found plagiarism, will be eliminated, and the Department sends a notice of the exclusion work to the appropriate University application report and conclusions.


Footnotes: Times New Roman font, 10 pt, paragraph indent-1.0, line spacing – single. Footnotes are made in the form of footnotes and references with page numbering. In the case of references to sources contained in the Internet, you must specify the full address with the date of access to the source.

Footnotes should be drawn up according to the following requirements:

1) When quoting judicial decisions of national courts, the parties to the dispute, the name of the court, the case number, the year, the page and paragraph of the decision are indicated.

The Republican state institution “Department of state revenues for the city of Almaty, the state revenue Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan”/”LLP Integro Expert” (Integro expert), the Specialized Interdistrict economic court of Almaty city, Case No. 7527-17-00-2/3317, the first instance decision of 23 may 2017, p. 2.

2) When quoting a monograph of the surname and initials of the author, title, place and year of publication, page number.

Carlos M. Corry, Trade-related Aspects of intellectual property Law: A Commentary on the TRIPS Agreement. – Oxford, 2007. p. 31.

3) When quoting legislative acts, the name of the normative legal act, the year of entry into force, and the article number are indicated.

Civil Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan, General Part, (adopted by the Supreme Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan on December 27, 1999, with amendments and additions as of 21.01.2019), Article 148, paragraph 2.

When re-quoting the same source, only the primary data is indicated, namely: a) the author’s surname and initials, the title of the work and the page number; b) the parties to the case, the page number and paragraph – if the reference to this source is available above.


Each work is evaluated by the members of the competition commission on a 10-point scale:

When reviewing, a member of the competition commission evaluates the level of work, focusing on the following criteria:

1) disclosure of the contest topic;

2) does the work have a reasonable content structure (IRAC – methodology of legal analysis (Question statement, Applicable Law/Rule, a Comparison with the facts/Analysis, Conclusion»);

3) compliance with the rules of grammar and spelling;

4) awareness, knowledge of the latest reforms in the field of constitutional construction;

5) are the research and analysis methods applied correctly;

6) are the author’s conclusions original and justified;

7) the independence of the author’s conclusions and the culture of correct citation (the inadmissibility of voluminous citation).

8) persuasiveness in the argumentation of the author’s position.

Prior to submission for review, all papers are coded and sent to the members of the commission-reviewers in the field of constitutional law for “blind” review.

The contest work jointly decrypted after the presentation of the reviewer’s assessment.

The decision of the competition commission is made by a majority vote.

Summing up the results of the competition

The competition commission determines the winners of the competition and assigns the first, second and third place in each category. The results of the competition are drawn up in the protocol and posted on the website of the University of Baishev University on April 1, 2021.

All participants of the competition (with the exception of those works that are rejected) are awarded certificates.

The winners of the competition are awarded with diplomas.