eINDIA National Essay Contest 2012

  • Written by eINDIA
  • September 7, 2012 at 4:08 pm
  • National Essay Contest 2012 submission has been closed

    Introduction

    India has witnessed dramatic increase in the usage of information and communication technology for development in the recent past. Developments around the country show many innovative projects in the domains of governance, education and healthcare. The country depends on knowledgeable and thoughtful students – the next generation of leaders – to develop the country with innovative and cost effective products and solutions. An informed student community would not only carry the country’s advancement forward but also take it to higher places.

    eIndia 2012 has a National Essay Contest as part of its agenda; this contest is in backdrop to the conference and exhibition. The objective of the National Essay Contest is to promote serious discussion among school students, teachers and national leaders about the role of information and communication technology in the domains of governance, education and healthcare.

    Essay Guidelines

    1. The essay should be within the limits of 1000 – 1500 words
    2. Essay entries submitted by the students shall have to be on one of the topics provided only
    3. Only one essay is allowed per student
    4. Only original essays will be considered for the competition. Previously published essays shall be rejected. Any form of plagiarism will result in disqualification of the essay
    5. The essay should have the following structure:
    • Introduction: Introduce the subject and state your arguments
    • Body: Develop your arguments and assertions using research and analysis
    • Conclusion: Summarise the research and analysis presented in the essay and set forth your recommendations and conclusions


    Eligibility

    eIndia 2012 National Essay Competition is for Secondary and Senior Secondary Class Students (i.e. from class 9th to class 12th)

    Medium
    The essay shall be written in English

    Entry Fee
    There is an entry fee of Rs. 100 per essay (can be paid online or through demand draft). Entries without fee will not be considered.

    * The Demand Draft should be in favour of Elets Technomedia Pvt. Ltd and payable at New Delhi. It should be sent at eINDIA 2012 Noida Secretariat


    Procedures for the Submission of Essay

    1. Essays have to be submitted through online application form  National Essay Contest 2012
    2. Submissions sent by post/mail (hard copy) will not be accepted


    Evaluation Criteria

    The essays will be judged by an evaluation committee. The essays will be evaluated on the basis of contents, analysis/ interpretation, presentation and writing skills.


    Last date for submission
    : 21st October, 2012

    For details, contact :  Ishvinder Singh,  ishvinder@elets.in , +91-8860651636

     







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