Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

International Level Essay Writing Contest Season 3

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Email address for queries: iecseason3@ifim.edu.in
Email address for sending written scripts: iecseason3@ifim.edu.in

Contest Categories


Category 1: PG&UG
Category 2: 10th Standard to 12th Standard /PUC




Contest Theme

Education ecosystem for 21st century.






Prizes in each category


I Prize: INR 50,000
II Prize: INR 25,000
III Prize: INR 15,000
7 Concept Prizes INR 5,000 each
All participants are awarded a
‘e Certificate /Certificate of Participation ’

Essay Competition Criteria


  • Registration to the Contest is free.
  • Incomplete registrations will not be eligible
  • The centre for competition will be notified on the date specified through email to mail id provided in the registration form.
  • The length of the essay will be 800 words and must be original creative work of the student.
  • All essays submitted will be the property of IFIM College.
  • The essays will be evaluated on the following parameters:
    • Original content
    • Unique style
    • Fresh point of view
    • Creativity
    • Descriptive language
    • Good diction
    • Practicality of ideas
    • Research incorporated into the essay
    • Clear and Strong presentation of ideas
    • Spelling/Grammar/Word Count/cohesive devices used
    • Relevance to the theme
  • The decision of the panel of Judges would be final and binding on the contestants with respect to award winning essays.
  • The results will be announced on the date specified on the website; and winners and their institutions will be notified through E‐mail.
  • e‐Certificates to the participants will be sent to the respective institutions.
  • Certificates and prizes to the winners will be distributed at special function in March 2019 at IFIM College, Bangalore.
  • IFIM College prefers essays in soft copies with following specification:
    • Font size 12
    • Times New Roman
    • 1.5-line space
    • proper alignment
    • margins – 1.5 in all the sides

Important Dates


Online/Offline Registration | 09th November 2018 to 15th December 2018
Essay Contest at various centers | 15th November 2018 to 26th January 2019
Declaration of Winners and Prize distribution | March 2019