Essay Competition by Kshitizz NGO, Vishakapatnam: Register by Feb 29

Kshitizz NGO is formed by the students of a premier legal institution, Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Visakhapatnam. It was created out of ambition and curiosity among the students to change the world. The NGO aims to provide a platform for all to join hands and create a better society- a society which is clean, green, and progressive and has adequate facilities for public health and education. The organization strives to achieve the seventeen sustainable development goals set by the United Nations (UN).

About the Competition

Kshitizz is organizing an essay writing competition for encouraging all the students to show-case their unique writing skills. This competition is set up to encourage budding writers from all parts of India and provide them with professional support in becoming successful.

Essay Topics

  1. Strict population control law- “need of the hour”. 
  2. Education should be free.
  3. Climate change.
  4. Unemployment- “a concern for government and the youngest country in the world”.
  5. Effects of urbanization on Indian society.
  6. Caste system in India: A burden too heavy to bear.

Eligibility

  1. All undergraduate and postgraduate students from recognized Colleges/Universities are eligible to participate in the competition.
  2. Only one submission per author will be accepted. Multiple or incomplete submissions would lead to disqualification.
  3. The essay may be co-authored, with a maximum of two people only.

Submission Guidelines

  1. All essays must be in English only.
  2. The essay should not exceed 2000 words (exclusive of footnotes).    
  3. A uniform method of citation should be used.
  4. The essay should be accompanied by an abstract of about 250 words.
  5. The essay must be typed in Times New Roman, Font size-12, Spacing-1.5, Alignment- justified and the footnotes must be in Times New Roman, Font size-10, single spaced, Alignment- justified.
  6. All essays must be mailed to [email protected], on or before 20th March, 2020.

Registration

All participants have to register themselves with the required registration fee of Rs. 51/- only, on or before 29 February 2020. The co-authors will have to register themselves separately.

The registration fee should be submitted online to:

Bank: Andhra Bank, Sabbavaram, Andhra Pradesh.
Account holder name- M/s Kshitizz.
Account number: 283710100054585.
IFSC code: ANDB0002837.

Important Dates

Last date for Registration: 29th February 2020.

Last date for submission of the essay: 20th March 2020.

Date for result declaration: 25th March 2020.

Prizes and Certificates

First prize: Rs.1100.

Second prize: Rs.501.

Third prize: Rs.251.

2 consolation prizes: Rs.151.

Note: Certificates shall be issued to all the participants and the best 20 entries would get a membership of the NGO for a period of 1 year (along-with certificate).

Contact

For further inquiries contact +91 8688770152 (WhatsApp), +91 8002949735, or email at [email protected]

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