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Sunday, 23 September 2018

Sanskrit University Selfie Contest

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Become the face of Sanskriti University for 2018.

Send your best self-portraits for a chance to win exciting prizes.

By entering the competition, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions. All entry instructions form part of these terms and conditions.

The promotion is open to students studying in Sanskriti University, Mathura only.
All entries must include the selfie photo frame which would keep on travelling at different parts of campus and should include the hashtag #SelfieWithSanskriti
All entries must be submitted by midnight of 27, September, 2018.

How to Enter:
To enter the competition: Follow the Sanskriti University official page on Facebook & Instagram.
Students can choose either 1 out of these 3 types of competition:
Students selfie with max likes.
Students selfie with best social message.
Students with best selfie in selfie frames located at different part of campus.
Post the selfie to Facebook or Instagram and include the hashtag #SelfieWithSanskriti to participate.
Employees or representatives (or anyone who has any relation or is a partner or an agent) of Sanskriti University are not allowed to participate in the Contest.

Winner Selection and Notification:
Subject to the contest rules, three (3) participants with the most number of likes and shares on their selfie would be declared as winners of the contest.
Winners will be declared on the official Facebook and Instagram page of Sanskriti University. Before receiving the prize, the winners agree to provide their full name to be published on Sanskriti University's website and social media.
If there are more than one selfies from the same participant which are among the top 3 selfies only 1 selfie would be considered for the award.

3 most liked and shared selfies will win the prizes.

Terms & Conditions:
This Contest is open only to Students of Sanskriti University
Contest promotion will start from 1, September, 2018 ​and will end by 27, September, 2018.
Maximum selfies per participant is 3.
Any entry which is found to be obscene, offending and hurtful shall be rejected immediately. Appropriate action will be taken against the said participant.
Sanskriti University may in its absolute discretion curtail or extend the duration period, as it deems necessary without mentioning any reason.
The decision of Sanskriti University shall be final and the participants shall accept the decision as a binding one and shall in no event challenge the same.
Sanskriti University reserves its right to change/modify/or withdraw the contest without any prior notice of the same, at its sole discretion. The organizers reserve the right to modify the terms and conditions without any prior notice. The decision of the organizer and the auditors will be final and binding with regard to Program and prizes and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
Sanskriti University shall not be liable for any loss of prize due to any incorrect information provided by the winner.

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22nd Student Management Games (SMG 2018) - A National Competition

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What is Business Management Simulation?

Management Simulation is a Computer based event that simulates a Business Scenario.It creates an opportunity for the participants to manage a business with multiple functional areas. They get to experience active competition and the perspective to handle it.They take strategic business decisions and see the impact through AIMA’s indigenously developed software, ‘CHANAKYA’. The essence of Management Simulation is ‘ Learning by Doing’.

Student Management Game is primarily a Simulation Programme that runs through industry based
Cases on manufacturing and service sectors .
This is an exercise that enables the participants to manage a real business in a simulated
environment where they go through the pains & gains of running a virtual company amidst competitive teams.
Students take strategic business decisions and see the impact through Financial, commercial,
market and inventory reports etc. The Philosophy of "learning by doing" is translated into reality
where two years MBA program iscompressed in two days.

Who can Participate?
A team of maximum of 3-4 members can be nominated by the Institution. Students of MBA, PGDM, Engineering, CFA and equivalent Professional programmes of any college or Institution can participate.

“An Institute may nominate any number of Teams restricting to maximum of Two Venues Only”.

1st Champion Trophy & Cash Prize of INR 40,000

2nd Runners Up I Trophy & Cash Prize of INR 30,000

3rd Runners Up II Trophy & Cash Prize of INR 20,000

INR 5000 ( Per team )Upto two Teams
INR 4000 ( Per team )For Three or more teams

Participation Fee through Cheque / Demand Draft should be sent in favour of "All India Management Association", payable at New Delhi.
The fee paid is non-refundable / non adjustable, although participation by a subtitute team is allowed.

Regions Prelim Rounds Regions Finale Address
Hyderabad 25 - 26 September 27 September Shri Balaji Corporate office,
Chermas Building, 4th floor,
Malakpet, Hyderabad-500036
Cordinator: Swathi Raghu
Mob: 9959566029
Pune 04 - 05 October 06 October International Institute of Management & Human Resource Development (Click here for brochure)
Survey No 54, Kasarsai Road,
Near Hinjewadi IT Park,
Pune, Maharashtra 411033
Cordinator: Tripti Sahu
Mob: 8007399009
Vadodara 23 - 24 October 25 October Institute of Technology & Management Universe (ITM Universe)
Paldi , Halol Highway,
Near Jarod, Vadodara (Gujarat) – 391510,
New Delhi 30 - 31 October 1 November SGT University
Chandu-Budhera, Gurugram-Badli Road,
Gurugram (Haryana) – 122505
Bangalore 15 - 16 November 17 November -
Coimbatore 20 - 21 November 22 November -
Grand National Finale, Coimbatore, 23rd November, 2018

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Flash Fiction Contest - The Hindu Young World Club

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The Hindu Young World Club invites entries from kids  aged 6-15 to the Flash Fiction Contest.

To participate you will have to complete the story which features the Young World Club mascots Juno and Ira.
Word Limit: 500 words
Prizes to the best entries will be Disney merchandise

Here is the story to complete:

"As the silence of the jungle was broken by a loud growl, Juno started running with Ira hot on his heels. But the trail seemed to suddenly disappear. They had followed the wrong one..."

Complete the story in 500 words. It can be a comedy, drama, science fiction, mystery, fantasy or horror.

Last date: 26 September 2018

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Friday, 21 September 2018


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MVLA Trust is organizing all India drawing competition named "ALL INDIA MVLA DRAWING COMPETITION 2018" for children from playgroup to class 12th to enhance children's creativity as art allows them to express, explore, experiment and expand which creates an individual a confident, patient, innovative and visionary person of the society. MVLA Trust invites students from schools across India and Indian schools abroad India to showcase their passion for drawing & art by participating in this most colorful National level drawing competition.

  • Cash prizes worth Rs. 25 lacs are to be distributed.
  • School level awards are 6000, district level awards are 600, state level awards are 100 & national awards are 50.
  • Amazing golden chance to top 10 award winners and top ten participating school representatives to visit Bangkok Thailand to participate in global achievers conference and art exhibition in may 2019.
  • Special jury award (an evening in Paris) to one student participant to meet the great "Monalisa" historic work of Leonardo da Vinci, the great artist !

Colors of National Symbols : This is to depict our love and concern for National Symbols through Drawings. This is a one of its kind opportunity to discover the latent talent of budding and upcoming generation through their sincere and creative thoughts about nation. Our sole aim is to sensitize/motivate/educate young and budding children through art towards the importance of our National Symbols. This section introduces you to the National Identity Elements of India. These symbols arc intrinsic to the Indian identity and heritage. Indians of all demographics backgrounds across the world are proud of these National Symbols as they infuse a sense of pride and patriotism in every Indian's heart. National Flag, National Anthem-Song-State Emblem-Currency Symbol-Animal-Aquatic Animal-Bird- Flower-Fruit- River-Tree.

Social Responsibility : Any drawing focusing on save girl child, save childhood, respect towards elders, national integration, Tree plantation, save earth, cleanliness drive, eradication of bad habits, use of festivals for social unity, up gradation of poors, farmers etc.

Forest and Wildlife : Forests are our lifeline, they are our hope. Forests protect the earth and its climate. Forests are essential for our survival.

History and Heritage : Visit to historical and heritage sites is a fascinating experience. It enriches our knowledge of our past and gives us an insight into the linkages of the past with the present and lessons for the future.

Outer Space : MVLA TRUST urges children and young adults to explore the fascinating world of Outer Space through their creative expression. They can paint the stars, planets, galaxies, the space missions, the rockets and go beyond the current understanding.

Song of the River : We worship our rivers. They are our lifeline. Without the rivers, we will not exist. For centuries, rivers have fascinated the creative mind. Writers, poets, artists, photographers, film makers have all been fascinated by rivers and have told their stories.

Travel Diaries : Travel you must, for it keeps you alive and young. Each travel of yours will enrich you with knowledge and you will come back with several unique experiences.

Open theme & free style drawings : MVLA TRUST does not believe in restrictions. Apart from the suggested themes, We will be happy to accept entries on any other theme or subject that any child wishes to work on. Especially Jr. Sr. Kg to Standard 4 th Students can go for FREE STYLE drawings.

How to Participate
Student should draw the drawing on A3 size paper (paper size minimum 11 by 16 inches). Students can use whatever the color type they wish to use (i.e. Water color, pencil color, oil colors, sketch pens/pencils etc.) All the related materials like drawing paper, pencil, eraser, colors, drawing board etc. Will be arranged by the participant only. Student can draw the picture at his/her school and submit to their teachers, head of the schools/principals or co-coordinators of MVLA trust. No color papers / no glittering glues etc., should be used / pasted to the drawing / entries. 
Direct participation is also accepted from any participant all rules of school will be applicable to participant also.

 Participation charges for competition enrollment will be Rs. 100/- (One Hundred Rs) per participant.

Last Date: 31 December 2018

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Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Bihar Tourism Photography Contest

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If you have a passion for photography BSTDC will provide you the pedestal to showcase your talent to the whole world.

 The photos should be shot in the state of Bihar and may depict the subject under following categories:
 1. Heritage Site
 2. Religious Site
 3. Forest & Wild Life
 4. People, Art, Festivals, Fairs and Rural life of Bihar

 * if there is not enough participation in a particular category as mentioned above it may be withdrawn.
 While submitting the photograph please give details of your location, subject and your story about the photograph in not more than 25 word in the given form.
This may form a part of the story if your photograph is used and displayed.
 The photographs must be submitted by 17th September 2018 on the following E-Mail

Registration fee: INR 100/-
Last Date: 17 September 2018
Click here for further details and the registration form
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Motion Talent Search Examination is a unique way in itself to pool the most talented students of the country and groom them to pave the way to success. MTSE not only assess how well students understand the concepts they have been taught; it assesses their thinking and problem-solving skills needed for success in Physics, Chemistry, Maths/Biology and Mental Ability.

MTSE is developed annually by a team of highly experienced Competitive Exam experts and Gurus, with rigorous reviews at each stage of preparation. Subject matter experts develop new questions each year, drawing on their in-depth understanding of the way students learn.

MTSE Paper for class 4th to 10th will be consisting 10 paragraphs with 2 questions each. Class 11th & 12th paper will be consisting of 8 paragraphs with 3 questions in each.

Students read a variety of concepts in class and supporting books. These concepts cover a range of topics and may include tables, diagrams, map and other visual information.The concepts increase in complexity with each assessment, moving from basic concepts dealing with familiar subjects and then to more complex application of those concepts.

Students are required to locate, identify, interpret, infer and synthesize information in and about texts. The skill areas assessed are:

Conceptual Understanding
Remembrance of Class teachings
Mental Ability

Assessment Structure
Question Breakdown
Maximum Marks
20 Ques. (4 ques. for each P, C, M, B & MA)
60 min
20 Ques. (4 ques. for each P, C, M, B & MA)
60 min
20 Ques. (4 ques. for each P, C, M, B & MA)
60 min
24 Ques. (6 ques. for each P, C, M / B & MA)
60 min
* Assessment structure for classes 4th to 7th would be same as 8th class.

Every student receives an MTSE certificate in one of the following categories
1st Prize
Cash Prize  51000 & Scholarship of 90% on Coaching Fee
2nd Prize
Cash Prize  21000 & Scholarship of 90% on Coaching Fee
3rd Prize
Cash Prize  11000 & Scholarship of 80% on Coaching Fee
State Toppers
Cash Prize  5000 & Scholarship of 60% on Coaching Fee
School Toppers
Medal & Scholarship 40% on Coaching Fee
For all remaining participants
Principal’s Award
Principals may wish to award this certificate to a student who has made progress that may not have been recognized otherwise. The awarding of Certificates is entirely at the discretion of schools.

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FIITJEE’s Big Bang Edge Test 2018

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" Just like the Big Bang Explosion, FIITJEE’s Big Bang Edge Test will trigger an Explosion of Opportunities for you to evaluate your Current Potential & Capability for JEE Advanced, JEE Main, KVPY, NTSE & Junior and Senior Olympiads"


For Students presently in Class V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X & XI
(going to Class VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI & XII in 2019)

Important Dates

Test Date : Sunday, 14th October 2018

Last Date to Register

Offline Registration
Paper Application Mode (in person by paying cash) Thursday, 11th October 2018
Paper Application Mode (by Post / Courier through DD / Pay Order) Saturday, 6th October 2018

Online Registration
Online Payment Mode Thursday, 11th October 2018

Registration Fee

For Students registering for FIITJEE Test for the first time
For Students registering for FIITJEE Test for the first time
Till 27th September, 2018 -
Rs. 200/- (Inclusive of All Taxes As Applicable)

From 28th September, 2018
to 11th October, 2018 -
Rs. 300/- (Inclusive of All Taxes As Applicable)

For Students who had registered for any FIITJEE Test in the past

Till 27th September, 2018 -
Rs. 100/- (Inclusive of All Taxes As Applicable)

From 28th September, 2018
to 11th October, 2018 -
Rs. 200/- (Inclusive of All Taxes As Applicable)

*For Students presently Enrolled in any FIITJEE Program
Till 9th September, 2018
Nill Fee-

From 10th September, 2018 to 11th October, 2018 -

Rs. 100/- (Inclusive of All Taxes As Applicable)

For further information and registration visit
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National Science Olympiad & Young Scientist Conclave 2018

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Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore Campus, will host the First Annual National Science Olympiad and Young Scientist Conclave from December 1 - 3, 2018. All standard students can participate in our national science Olympiad & young scientist conclave.

Theme: Sustainable solutions for a self sustaining future

What is it all about?
Have you ever visualised a smart city? Smart Schools? Smart Learning ?

What are your ideas to make your life faster, healthier, smarter and secured ?

What would be your contribution to make life smarter, faster and easier without giving up human values in this technology-driven world ?

Let us know your ideas, if you are given a chance to develop a smart city.

Amrita is here with an opportunity to exhibit your talents, ideas and creativity!

Topics (Not Limited To)
Clean Water & Energy
E-Waste Management
Climate Change & Agriculture
Educational Technology
Technology in Healthcare
Autonomous Cars
Pollution Management
Nano- technology
Internet of Things
Artificial Intelligence
Cyber Security
Intelligent Conversation & Applications
Virtual Reality
Electric Vehicles
Renewable Energy
Drone Technologies

Registration is mandatory. There shall be a teacher from your school as contact point for a team. One teacher can mentor multiple teams.
Upload your ideas explaining in not more than 600 words during registration.
You should justify the need of your solution for a problem faced by the society.
Team presenting best ideas are invited to present at Amrita campus, Coimbatore.

Any school student is eligible to participate.
Minimum two and Maximum number of students allowed per team is 5.

Projects should have novelty and use of technology. It can be an existing real time problem in and around your place.

Selection Process
In the first round, the team shall submit an abstract of not more than 500 words. Last date to submit abstract is on or before September 25th . Teams are notified about the acceptance within 5 days of the submission of the entry.
Only those abstracts accepted by the committee is moved to the second round. They shall submit the design and implementation plan in not more than two pages on or before 15th October. The document should explain what the team will present during the event on December 1 to 3 and how they plan to do the rest and it’s time frame. The entries shall be uploaded in EasyCHair.

200 best proposals are selected for the final round. Teams shall present their ideas onsite at Coimbatore Campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham during the event scheduled on December 1, 2, 3.

Last Date to Submit 500 Worded Abstract: OCT 10 2018

Link to Organiser's Website

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Monday, 10 September 2018

Sony World Photography Awards 2019 - Youth Competition

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A passion for photography often starts at a young age. The Youth competition, for all photographers aged 12-19, recognises this next generation of talented young photographers.

The 2019 brief: Diversity

The judges want to view the world as seen through the eyes of young photographers.

Youth competition winner - Flights and accommodation to awards in London / Sony digital imaging equipment / Included in exhibition at Somerset House, London

Shortlist - Digital exhibition at Somerset House, London / Publication in winners’ book
In addition to the main prizes, all winning and shortlisted photographers will be included in a global press campaign, featured across the World Photography Organisation website and exhibited at Somerset House, London in Spring 2018.

The judges will award:

1 Youth competition winner
Up to 10 shortlisted photographers

Up to 40 commended photographers

To enter the Youth competition you must be aged between 12-19 on the closing date.
​You may only enter one competition. Once you have successfully submitted your images into the Youth competition you will not be able to enter the Professional or Open competition.

The closing date for the 2019 Youth competition is January 4, 2019 - 13.00 GMT.

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Sunday, 9 September 2018

Communication Arts Interactive Competition 2019

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Enter the most prestigious design competition for interactive media, the Communication Arts Interactive Competition. Any interactive project created for digital distribution on desktop, interactive installation, handheld device, online service or the World Wide Web is eligible. Selected by a nationally representative panel of distinguished developers, interface designers and creative directors, the winning entries will be distributed worldwide in the Communication Arts Interactive Annual, in print and digital editions, and on, assuring important exposure to the creators of this outstanding work.

Each winning entrant will receive a personalized Award of Excellence, milled from solid aluminum, and award certificates issued for firms, individuals and clients.

CA’s Award of Excellence is one of the most-coveted awards in the industry. If chosen, winning places you in the highest ranks of your profession.

What to Enter

Any project—interface design, educational and entertainment program, interactive product display or application—created for digital distribution on Desktop, interactive installation, handheld device, online service or the World Wide Web is eligible. There is no eligibility period due to the rapidly-changing nature of interactive media. Submission of an entry acknowledges the right of Communication Arts to use it for exhibition and publication.

Interactive Competition Categories
These categories are judged by the Interactive jury and will appear in the Interactive Annual. For a list of fees, please download the category PDF:

Websites/Microsites: websites used for any purpose (including advertising, news, e-commerce, education and entertainment that utilize browser-based technologies).
Social: social network applications, extensions and games designed for social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.
Desktop: apps, widgets, branded experiences and games designed to run locally on Mac or PC desktops/laptops.
Mobile: apps, mobile-optimized websites, games and location-aware services designed for iPhone, Android, Windows, etc.
Tablets/Handheld Devices: apps, games, e-books, digital publishing and interactive sales presentations designed for tablets and handheld devises other than mobile phones.
Environmental: interactive installations, kiosks, tables, in-store/window displays, out-of-home experiences, tradeshow and museum exhibits, corporate showrooms, etc.
Other Interactive Media: any projects not covered in previous categories where interactivity is integral to the user experience.
Student Work: any interactive projects created for school assignments.

Late Fees
Entries must be registered through our online competition system no later than Midnight (Pacific Standard Time), October 5, 2018. Entries registered after that date require a late fee of $10 per entry. No entries can be registered after October 19, 2018.

Further information click here
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The Challenge
In its 11th installment, the Asia Young Designer Award 2018 pays homage to the term ‘future-proof designs’ through its theme – “ FORWARD”. the approach to be ahead of norms in challenging design frontiers to bring betterment and profound values to future societies. Come and
be part of the AYDA family and together, let us set our eyes in pushing design boundaries
with a common purpose and in one direction – FORWARD


Interior Design & Architecture Category

  • Participants must be enrolled in an educational institution of interior design or architecture.
  • This contest is open to all second years and onwards of interior design students, as well as Fourth and onwards Architect students.
  • Max 2 member as a Team can participate in AYDA 2018.
  • Entries must conform strictly to the submission guidelines and must be submitted to the contest coordinator of each school.
  • Last date of registration is 5th Oct 2018 & last date of Submission is 15th Oct 2018.
  • Judges decisions are final.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be notified to make an oral presentation as a final judging procurement.
  • Winners will be notified to attend a ceremony. Winning entries may be featured in marketing and promotional materials as deemed appropriate by the organiser and sponsor.
  • Prizes are non-transferable and non-exchangeable for cash or credit.
  • The organiser reserves the right to substitute the top prizes with another product of similar retail value without prior notice.
  • Participating students must have international passports.
  • All Completed Entries Must be Submitted by 15th Oct 18 Monday.

Submission deadline:
All completed entries must be postmarked by
15 October 2018, Sunday.

Please mail you submissions to the below Mail id
For enquiries, contact
Ms. Vidya
Ethos india

Varun Bandi
Ph: 9799933653

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Small Hand Big Art: The Annual Art Exploration 2018-19

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‘Small Hand Big Art’ is an initiative to promote Children’s Art and to provide an opportunity for children to take pride in their creativity. Through this initiative, we seek to focus the attention of children, parents, teachers and society towards looking at Art as a Way of Life and more than just a casual hobby

Small Hand Big Art runs the Annual Art Exploration to recognize children who have talent in Art. We exhibit their work at some of Premium Art Galleries in India providing a rare opportunity to be mentored by leading luminaries from the field of Fine art, Senior Artists, Senior Faculty members of leading Fine Art Colleges, Gallery owners, Art Curators and Critics, who facilitate career guidance for children at the age when it matters the most.

Category (based on age A: 5-8 years, B: 9-12 years, C: 13-15 years, D: 16-17 years)


  • National Level Art Competition
  • Entries will be collected through schools ONLY
  • Winners Art Work is displayed at some of the most premier Art Galleries in India
  • Four category of participants based on age A: 5-8 years, B: 9-12 years, C: 13-15 years, D: 16-17 years
  • Monetary Award of Rs 2000 each and ‘Certificate of Merit’ to the winners
  • Certificate of Participation for all students
  • Winners will be invited to attend a unique ‘Winners Mentorship Program’
  • Art Teacher of Winning Schools to be Felicitated at the Award Ceremony, for their contribution and encouragement.
  • Art Works need to be made on paper sheets of A4 or A3 size ONLY. No Art Work made on canvas will be accepted.
  • Art Work can be made on any theme/topic
  • All Certificates will carry the logo of our Collaborators and the Winners 'Merit Certificate' will be jointly signed by Small Hand Big Art and Rhode Island School of Design, USA

Process To Participate

  • Entries will be collected through schools ONLY - no individual entries to be accepted directly from Students
  • Schools to conduct Small Hand Big Art’s Annual Art Olympiad 2017-18 session during school hours on any day of their choice while the Annual Art Olympiad is open
  • ONLY those Art Work that have been made during Annual Art Olympiad 2017-18 session conducted at school, should be submitted.
  • All Art Works to be made on paper sheets of A4 or A3 size ONLY. No canvas paintings will be accepted.
  • Any theme and any type of colour or pencil can be used
  • Each student can submit a maximum of 5 Art Works.
  • Parents to send application Fees of Rs 150 per Art Work to the School(Rs 300 for two Art Work, Rs 450 for 3 Art Work submitted….Rs 750 for 5 Art Work)
  • Each Art Work to have the following details mentioned clearly at the back:
    • Name of student
    • Category
    • Mobile number of Art Teacher/ School
    • Mobile number of Parent
  • Any art work without the above information will be rejected.
  • School to send a printed list of all children who are sending Art Work along with following details:
    • Name of School, School address and phone number of Art Teacher, clearly mentioned on top of each sheet
    • Complete Name of Student
    • Category (based on age A: 5-8 years, B: 9-12 years, C: 13-15 years, D: 16-17 years)
    • Mobile number of Art Teacher/ School
    • Mobile number of Parent
  • School can retain Rs 10 per Art Work Application, from the application fee of Rs 150 collected for each Art Work submitted by the students and send Rs 140 per Art Work to organisers. The retained amount is to be utilised towards Courier Charges, Demand Draft fee and Paper charges.
  • School to issue a single Demand Draft for the application fees collected (Rs 140 x number of Art Work submitted) in favor of “KALAABUZZ PVT LTD”, payable at Bangalore Any cheque or draft received directly from the parents Will not be accepted.
  • School to send all the Art Work and Demand draft - TOGETHER - in one single packet, to organisers, through courier to Organizer’s address :
    • Small Hand Big Art,
    • 304 C12 Sandeep Vihar,
    • Kannamangala Village, Whitefield,
    • Bangalore - 560115
Last Date to send Art work
31st October 2018

Result will be declared on our website on 31st January 2019

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