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Organization : Dr. Ambedkar Foundation
Competition Name : National Essay Competition 2015
Applicable For : 9th to 12th School & College Students
Applicable States : All India

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Website : http://www.ambedkarfoundation.nic.in/html/main.htm
Notification : https://www.contest.net.in/uploads/295-Note15.pdf
Entry Form: https://www.contest.net.in/uploads/295-Form.pdf
Bonafied Certificate : https://www.contest.net.in/uploads/295-BC.pdf

Dr. Ambedkar Foundation National Essay Competition Scheme 2015 :

Dr. Ambedkar Foundation National Essay Competition for students of recognized Schools / Colleges / Universities / Institutions shall be held every year.

Related / Similar Contest : Dr. Ambedkar International Award For Social Change 2015

Eligibility:

Dr. Ambedkar Foundation National Essay Competition is for Students of recognized
(a) Schools (Secondary & Senior Secondary Schools i.e. from class 9th to class 12th ), and
(b) Colleges / Universities / Institutions.

Topics:

The topics of Essay shall be selected every year from the themes based on Dr. Ambedkar’s thoughts on social justice, removal of inequality and discrimination, ameliorating the conditions of weaker sections of the society, removal of untouchability, caste based prejudices, disparities, equality of opportunity, social democracy etc.

Medium:
The essays may be written in Hindi and English.

Prizes :
Prizes to the over-all best three entries in Hindi & English are as under.

Prizes for winners:

(i) The winner students of the recognized Colleges /Universities /Institutions will be given the following prizes:
Language 1st prize (Rs.) IInd prize (Rs.) IIIrd prize (Rs.)
Hindi 1,00,000/- 50,000/- 25,000/-
English 1,00,000/- 50,000/- 25,000/-
Financial implication: Rs.1.75 lakh X 2 languages = Rs. 3.50 lakh

(ii)The winner students of the recognized School will be given the following prizes:
Language 1st prize (Rs.) IInd prize (Rs.) IIIrd prize (Rs.)
Hindi 25,000/- 15,000/- 10,000/-
English 25,000/- 15,000/- 10,000/-
Financial implication: Rs.0.50 lakh X 2 languages = Rs. 1.00 lakh

Accordingly, the total financial implications for Prize money are:
(Rs. 3.50 lakh + Rs. 1.00 lakh) = Rs. 4.50 lakh

Publicity to the scheme:

(a) An advertisement in this regard would be published in major national newspapers.
(b) The advertisement will be placed on the Website of Dr. Ambedkar Foundation (www.ambedkarfoundation.nic.in) & Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment (www.socialjustice.nic.in)
(c) The publicity of the Scheme will be given through NGOs, which may take it to local students.
(d) Letters will be written to the State Welfare Ministers / Departments requesting them to further request all the Central and State Universities in their State to circulate the Scheme among their students.
(e) The services of District Education Officers may also be taken, through the State Governments, for taking the Scheme to the schools in the District.
(f) The UGC, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) etc. will be requested to circulate the Scheme among their students.
(g) Members of General Body of Dr Ambedkar Foundation may also be requested to give due publicity to this scheme.

Terms & Conditions:

(i) There is no entry fee.
(ii) The essay shall be of 3500 words and 2000 words for entries from students of Colleges / Universities / Institutions and Schools respectively.
(iii) Each participant should submit only one essay entry on the suggested topic.
(iv) The participants shall submit a certificate that the essay is their original work.
(v) The individual participant shall enclose a certificate issued by the concerned recognized school/ college/ University/ institutions, certifying that he/she is a bonafide student.
(vi) Participants should send two clean typed copies (one original & other photocopy) of the essay. One copy should include name, address, topic, language, e-mail, phone no. etc. with the signature of the participant, while the other copy need not show any such particulars.
(vii) Submission of the essay entry to the competition implies the acceptance of the rules and regulations of the competition.
(viii) No correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
(ix) Plagiarism will result in immediate disqualification.
(x) Relevant information like name, e-mail address, postal address, institution, course and year of study etc. of the student participant should be indicated in the covering letter and strictly not in the essay.
(xi) The organizers reserve the right to reject entries that do not conform to these guidelines.
(xii) All entries received for competition will become the property of the Dr. Ambedkar Foundation. The winning entries may be considered for publication in a book form by the Foundation.
(xiii) In all matters of dispute, the decision of the Dr. Ambedkar Foundation will be final and binding.

Announcement of Prizes:
A full list of winners would be placed on the websites of the Foundation (www.ambedkarfoundation.nic.in). Winners may be invited to Delhi for felicitation in a befitting manner.

Distribution of Prizes:
(i) The prizes money will be sent to winners in the form of an account payee Bank draft by registered post through the concerned recognized Schools / Colleges / Universities / Institutions.
(ii) In case the Foundation invites the winners for a felicitation at Delhi, the winner and one escort will be paid actual fare by sleeper class train/bus from their place of study or from the hometown (Both ways). Arrangements for their boarding / lodging inDelhi will also be made by the Foundation. A sum of Rs. 8,000/- @ Rs. 4,000/- each (on an average) for the winner students and escort will be earmarked for their travelling expenses, boarding and lodging.

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  1. I need to know whether entry form alone should be sent first or it should be sent with essay. Also let me know whether ssay has to be typed or hand written.

  2. Bedaprangya Mishra

    I need to know if we can not participate in this competition without permission of our college principal.

  3. We have to give our essay typed or handwritten?

  4. thaniganti muni bhaskar

    I did post my essay through korear. Is it necessary to made through speed post?

  5. In the application mode and process,you say some details mentioned and attach with the essay. But in the next line relevant information should be indicated in the covering letter and strictly not in the essay. I get confused. So please give me meaning?

  6. I couldn’t get one thing.
    It has been written in the information that last date for applying to the competition is 31.08.2015 that means we need to fill the entry form and submit it to the written address first and later the main entries will be submitted.
    Is it so?

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