Friday, 27 November 2015

On 26th November 1949, the constitution was adopted and came into force on January 26, 1950, marking the beginning of a new era in the history of India. Schools are celebrating 26th November, 2015 as the Constitution Day. Various activities have been organized by them. To promote a clear understanding and awareness about the constitution and to make the younger generation know the salient features and the importance of the constitution of India, the Central Board of Secondary Education announces an Online Essay Competition on the Constitution of India.

The details of this Essay Competition are as follow:
i. To be conducted from 28th -30th November, 2015.
 ii. The three categories of participation are: a) Classes I to V, b) Classes VI to VIII and c) Classes IX to XII
iii. Topics are given in Annexure I
iv. Entries may be submitted in any one of the 22 scheduled languages and English.
v. Entries may be submitted using any of the three following modes:
a) Online mode through the link to be made available on (Details given in Annexure II)
 b) Uploading only the jpeg/ jpg/ doc file of the entry through the link to be made available on (Details given in Annexure II)
c) Mobile App using the numbers (Details given in Annexure III) For Classes I to V 7065963925 For Classes VI to VIII 7065963926 For Classes IX to XII 7065963927
vi. To cater to the need of students of schools of such areas where internet connectivity is limited, the Board has devised a registration-cum-response sheet (Annexure-IV). This response sheet may be downloaded, printed and photocopied for distributing to participants. After completion of activity, participants are required to scan it/ click an image of the entry and upload it through link or send through Mobile App. Images without clear details may not be considered.
vii. The links and Mobile App for submission of entry shall remain activated from 09:00 hrs in morning to 21:00 hrs in night on 28th, 29th and 30th November, 2015.
viii. The students may submit entries from school, home or a place as per their convenience.
 ix. Entries submitted through email/ by post will not be considered.
x. Best 36 entries, best 12 entries from each category, shall be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 2500/- and a Certificate of Merit.
xi. Each participant will get a Certificate of Participation.
xii. Selection of best entries will be on the basis of originality of content and creative expression. Students may be contacted telephonically on the phone numbers provided by them to ascertain the originality of the entry submitted.
xiii. Plagiarism check may be done and the entry will be liable to disqualification if found plagiarized at any point of time. For any query, you may contact Joint Director at 011-23215130 from 10:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. or e-mail at

Classes: 1st to 5th 
Participants may submit Essay (250 words) on one of the following:
i. My duties as a responsible citizen of India
ii. Our National Symbols
iii. What do you know about the Constitution of India?

Classes: 6th to 8th 
Participants may submit Essay (500 words) on one of the following:
 i. The unique features of the Constitution of India
ii. The Preamble: the ideal of the people of India
 iii. The Constitution of India symbolizes
 iv. Significance of the Constitution of India

Classes: 9th to 12th 
Participants may submit Essay (700 words) on one of the following:
 i. The making of the Constitution of India
ii. Role of the Constitution of India in our everyday life
iii. The Constitution of India: a living document
 iv. Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Duties are complementary to each other

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