All India Poetry Competition

All India Poetry Competition 2016

Last date to apply

June 30, 2016

About All India Poetry Competition 2016

  • The Poetry Society (India) is organizing an all India poetry competition for all residents and non-residents Indian poets and translators.
  • All entries will be judged by the eminent poets of India and their decision will be considered final.
  • The applications for the All India Poetry Competition are to be made offline and the same poems are to be emailed.
  • There is an entry fee of Rs.200 per poem and no restriction is there on the number of poems that can be submitted.
  • The Competition started in 1998 and is being organized in collaboration with British Council.
  • The competition is supported by the Department of Secondary Education  & Higher Education, Ministry of Human resource & Development, Government of India.

English 

Prize Name of the Winner Poem Topic
1st Prize Sukanya Shaji  (Cochin)    Pilgrimage 
2nd Prize Debrup Bhattacharya (Kolkata)  Star’s Demise
3rd Prize K. E. Priyamvada  (New Delhi) Fireflies
Commendation
Prizes
  • Tabish Ahmed
     (New Delhi)   
  • Pierre Francis (Mumbai)  

  • Aman Deep Rana (Delhi)   

  •  Sucheta Misra Swain
     (Hyderabad) 
  • Huzaifa Zoeb (Chennai)     

  • Pencils
  • India 2014
  • Ordinariness
  • Nostalgia
  •  Marina Beach

 HINDI              

Prize Name of the Winner Topic of the Poem
1st Prize

Parul Gupta (Shamli, U.P.)

 Bhukamp    
2nd Prize  Amit Bisht (Delhi)    Ek  Kisaan ka  Suicide  Note 
(Suicide  Note of a Farmer)    
3rd Prize Rajesh Ahuja (Delhi)   

  Man-Manthan

Commendation Prize

Varsha M. V. (Kannur, Kerala)

Sochthi Thi

 

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All India Poetry Competition 2016 Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region All India
Class/ Age Open for all ages
Details
  • Nationality: Resident and non-resident Indian poets and translators
  • Status of the Poem: The poem should not have been previouly published or broadcasted.

Not eligible for the Competition

  • The Competition is not open for Members of the Governing Board and the Executive Committee of The Poetry Society (India).
  • The Firt Prize winners from previous versions All-India Poetry Competitions are not allowed to be the part of the Competition.

All India Poetry Competition 2016 Reward

All India Poetry Competition 2016 Rewards

There will be total 12 prizes, 6 for the poems in English Language and 6 for poems in Hindi Language. The winners of the All India Poetry Competition 2016 will be entitled for the following rewards:

  • The first prize will be of Rs.10,000
  • The second prize will be of Rs.5,000
  • The Third Prize will be Rs. 3,000
  • Three commendation prizes of Rs. 1,000 for the best poems in translation will be given.

All India Poetry Competition 2016 Application form and Process

All India Poetry Competition 2016 Application Process

The Application process of All India Poetry Competiton 2016 are to be made offline and along with the offline applications, the poems should also be sent by the means of email

>> Click here to download the application form for All India Poetry Competition.

Guidelines for participating in the All India Poetry Competition 2016

  • The poem should be written in English or Hindi. 
  • The maximum length of a poem should be about 40 lines.

  • In case the translated version of the copyrighted poem is being submitted then the translator should take due permission from the poet and send the scanned copy of the permission along with the poem and the DD.

The following procedure shall be followed for sending the entries:

  • A copy of each poem shall be sent through e-mail at hkkaul@gmail.com
  • Another copy of the same poem/s shall be sent in print/typed form through mail/courier along with the entry fee and cost of the anthology.
  • Entry Fee: There will be an entry fee of Rs. 200 per poem. Competitors may submit as many poems as they wish to submit.
  • Modes of Payment for the Competition- Through Demand Draft Only
    • The entry fee must be paid by a Demand Draft drawn on any bank in India and made payable to "The Poetry Society (India)" payable at New Delhi.
    • The payments should be sent to The Secretary, The Poetry Society (India),
      L-67A, Malviya Nagar, New Delhi-110017.
    • The Demand Draft should be sent along with the Entry Form duly filled in and copies of poems sent by e-mail.
  • Payments sent by outstation cheques, cash or money order will not be accepted.

All India Poetry Competition 2016 Selection Process

All India Poetry Competition 2015 Selection Process

  • Entries will be judged without the panel of judges knowing the identity of the competitors.
  • Name of the poet should not be added to the text of the poem.
  • The Poetry Society (India) will allot an identification number to each poem which has been received as an entry for the competition.

All India Poetry Competition 2016 Address

The Poetry Society (India)
L-67A,
Malviya Nagar,
New Delhi, India- 110017

All India Poetry Competition 2016 Contact Details

Phone

91-11-26741111, 9891016667

E-mail

 hkkaul@gmail.com

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Conducted by

The Poetry Society of India
Supported by Ministry of Human resource & Development, Government of India

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