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Global Essay Writing Competition

Posted on: June 15, 2020 | Back | Print

Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and FICCI Inviting Entries for a global writing competition

“India and the World after COVID 19”

Terms & Condition

Covid-19 has definitely changed our world forever. But where is the new world headed? How has Covid - 19 changed the way we live and work? What will be India's place in the emerging post-pandemic World? How can India make itself stronger and script a bigger role to play in the International Community?

Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and FICCI invite entries to a global writing competition on “India and the World after - COVID 19”

  •  The essays submitted should strictly conform to all guidelines.

  •   Visuals/ words which are erroneous and misleading, and which may provoke communal,

    obscurantist, anti-scientific and anti-national attitudes will make the entry liable to be


  •   An Applicant will be disqualified from the competition if it is found that he/ she is trying

    to influenceany member of the jury by way of writing letters, sending emails, making

    telephone calls, approaching in person or any other similar activity in this regard.

  •   Any applicant found to give a false declaration of age is bound to be disqualified.

  •   The decisions of the Jury shall be final and binding on all participants. The Jury may seek

    clarifications on any aspect (including age) of an entry from the participant, and if the

    same is not furnished within the given time, the entry could be disqualified.

  •   Relatives of employees working in ICCR and FICCI will not be considered for the prize.

  •   Essays submitted by the contestant will be deemed confidential and only used for

    competition or any other promotional purposes by FICCI. Applicants may understand that their consent for use of their essays by FICCI/ICCR for any promotional activities in future, is inherent and included in their act of submission of their entries to this competition.

  •   Any legal disputes arising out of the competition will be settled in courts of Delhi.

  •   While furnishing information related to shortlisted entries as sought for by FICCI, the applicant should ensure that complete postal address, e-mail address, telephone number,

    mobile phone number and fax number (if any) are duly provided.

  •   Participants submitting essays for the competition are solely responsible for copyright

    regulations, if any. Their undertaking that the essays don’t infringe on any copyrights or intellectual property rights is inherent and included in their act of submission of their entries to this competition.

  •   Participant is required to submit Passport Size photograph.

  •   Appreciation Certificate will be provided to all the participants

  •   Last date of the Registration is 15th July 2020.