As you are aware, SIV-G has been organising Nationwide annual Onlline Essay Contest for students since 2007 in association with the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Memorial Trust, Chennai. SIV-G is extremely pleased to announce the Online Essay Contest 2012.
The Online Essay Contest is for the students of age group 15 to 23 years (as on 1.1.2012). The Theme of the Contest is ‘Integrity and Good Governance’. This contest is being organized as part of 136th Birthday Celebrations of Sardar Vallabhabhai Patel. The contest opens on 20th September 2012 for registration and submission of Essays. Last date for submission of essay online is 20th October 2012.
The entries will be evaluated by eminent personalities from different walks of life. The first prize carries a cash award of Rs.5000/-, the second prize Rs. 3000/- and the third prize Rs.2000/-. There will be a good number of consolation prizes as well. The prize distribution function for these competitions will be held on 31st October, 2012 at Chennai.
THE DETAILS OF THE CONTEST ARE AS FOLLOWS:
- Student Age Group : 15 to 23 years
- Words : 1500
- Registration on the website: From 20th September 2012 onwards
- Last date for online submission of essay: 20th October, 2012 (11.59 PM IST)
- Announcement of results: 22nd October, 2012
- Distribution of prize : 31st October, 2012
- Sardar Patel - an icon for integrity in public life, OR
- Can a Lokpal root out corruption from India? OR
- Integrity in public life - how important for achieving good governance?
- All students who are interested in taking part in this Contest are requested to Register before 15th October 2011 by clicking the following link.
- Login through the main page (http://www.siv-g.org)
- Go to http://www.siv-g.org
- Enter your username and password at the top right corner of the page and click login.
- Students who had already registered at www.siv-g.org for the earlier competition can use the same username and password for submiting the essay for this competition.
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR ESSAY
- Submit your Essays (remember that essay submission is possible only after logging in).
- Go to the User Menu (at bottom left of main page)
- Choose Submit Articles
- Enter Title of the Essay,
- Choose Online Essay Contest Submission in Category
- Enter your content of Essay
- Submit by clicking 'Save" Icon
- Ensure that you get the following message after submission : "Thanks for your submission. Your submission will now be reviewed before being posted to the site"
IMPORTANT: When you submit the Essay, please provide the following details, without these details, your Essay will not be considered for the contest: Name, Date of birth, Address, Telephone, Email, Name and address of School / College, Student identification number, Course and academic / school year. SIV-G takes user privacy seriously and your details will be safe with us.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- The Essay must be the sole work of the student.
- Must be original,unpublished and undistributed material.
- Must be accompanied with full bibliography/reference list.
- Only 1 entry per student.
- Entries will be judged by a panel of eminent personalities and the best ones will be awarded. Click here to know the Judges
- Decision of the panel shall be final and binding.
- Essay will not be returned (in any form)
- By submitting the Essay, you accept that your Essay can be reused by us as necessary, not limited to, prepare a concise report on comments about essays etc.
- Entrants agree to indemnify us from and against all claims,suits,and damages based on any claim of copyright infringement or unauthorized use.
- By submitting the essay, Entrants agree that they have read the Terms & Conditions of the contest and agree to the Terms & Conditions of Entry.
For queries: email@example.com
For submissions: register here and click on "submit articles"