All India Poetry Competition 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.
||Name of the Winner
||Sukanya Shaji (Cochin)
||Debrup Bhattacharya (Kolkata)
|| Star’s Demise
||K. E. Priyamvada (New Delhi)
- Tabish Ahmed
Pierre Francis (Mumbai)
Aman Deep Rana (Delhi)
- Sucheta Misra Swain
Huzaifa Zoeb (Chennai)
- India 2014
- Marina Beach
||Name of the Winner
||Topic of the Poem
Parul Gupta (Shamli, U.P.)
|| Amit Bisht (Delhi)
|| Ek Kisaan ka Suicide Note
(Suicide Note of a Farmer)
||Rajesh Ahuja (Delhi)
Varsha M. V. (Kannur, Kerala)
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All India Poetry Competition 2016 Eligibility Criteria
||Open for all ages
- 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 following procedure shall be followed for sending the entries:
- A copy of each poem shall be sent through e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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)
New Delhi, India- 110017
All India Poetry Competition 2016 Contact Details
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