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Dr. Ambedkar National Essay Competition 2016

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10 February 2017

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About Dr. Ambedkar National Essay Competition

Dr Ambedkar National Essay Competition 2016 is conducted by Dr Ambedkar Foundation in association with Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India is conducting an essay writing competition for students of recognised schools and colleges/universities.

The aim of the Dr Ambedkar National Essay Competition 2016 is to notify students about the rising social issues and have then come to terms with Dr Ambedkar’s line of thought. Students are supposed to analyse a social issue and suggest ways establish a stronger social democracy and just society. This competition is held every year, and the medium of competition is Hindi and English.  There are no entry fees for the Essay Writing Competition.

There are two categories of the Essay Competition are:

  • Recognised schools (Class 9-12)
    • Topic- Dr Ambedkar's views on Ambedkar's views on Nation & Nationalism. (2000 words)
  • Recognized colleges (Universities/ Institutions)
    • Topic- Personality of Dr B.R. Ambedkar, his Social Environment, his Education or Western Thoughts (3500 words)

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Dr. Ambedkar National Essay Competition Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region National 
Class/ Age Class 9 -12 and College & University Students 
  • Students from any recognized school or college/university/institutions can apply in the competition.
  • Each participant can submit only one essay entry.
  • Each participant has to submit a certificate indicating that the essay is their original work.
  • The individual participant shall enclose a certificate issued by the concerned recognized school/ college/ University/ institutions, certifying that he/she is a bonafide student

Dr. Ambedkar National Essay Competition Reward

The winner students of the recognised Colleges /Universities /Institutions will be given the following prizes:


1st prize (in Rs)

2nd prize (in Rs)

3rd Prize (in Rs)









 The winner students of the recognised School will be given the following prizes 


1st prize (in Rs)

2nd prize (in Rs)

3rd Prize (in Rs)









  • Winners will be called to Delhi for the award ceremony.
  • The expenditure for winners travelling, lodging will be provided by the foundation.

Dr. Ambedkar National Essay Competition Application form and Process

All participants need to fill the application form by downloading it. The essays can be written in either English or Hindi.

Click Here to download the Application Form


Guidelines for the Essay Writing

  • The essay can be written in Hindi or English Language.
  • The essay should be 3500 words for students of colleges, university and Institutions.
  • The essay should be of 2000 words for school students.
  • There should be no plagiarism in the essay as it will lead to disqualification.

Submission of Essay

Participants should send two clean typed copies (one original & another photocopy) of the essay.One copy should include name, address, topic, language, e-mail, phone no. etc. with the signature of the participant, while the other copy need not show any such particulars.

Relevant information like name, e-mail address, postal address, institution, course and year of study, etc. of the student participant should be indicated in the covering letter and strictly not in the essay.

Along with their entries, participants should also send in their bonafide certificate from the institutions recognising that they are students of that institution.

The candidates must mention on the top of the envelope “Dr Ambedkar Foundation National Essay Competition- 2016” and send the entries in person or with registered / Speed post to the following address:

To The Vice Chancellor,
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University,
Vidya Vihar, Rae Bareli Road,
Lucknow- 226025, Uttar Pradesh 

Dr. Ambedkar National Essay Competition Selection Process

The essays will be judged on the following criteria

Criteria Marks
Content of the Essay 50
Analysis/ Interpretation 20
Presentation 15
Writing Skills 15
Total 100 Marks


Dr Ambedkar National Essay Competition Result

Dr Ambedkar National Essay Competition Result has been announced officially. The results can be checked on the website of Ambedkar Foundation and alos by following the link given below.

Dr Ambedkar National Essay Competition 2016 Result

In case the winners are invited to the ceremony then they would be paid actual fare by sleeper class train/bus from their place of study or the hometown (Both ways). The Foundation will make arrangements for their boarding/lodging in Delhi. A sum of Rs. 8,000 (Rs. 4,000 each) on an average for the winner students and escort will be earmarked for their travelling expenses, boarding and lodging. 

Dr. Ambedkar National Essay Competition Contact Details

Phone: 91-11-23320571,23320576
Fax: 91-11-23320582

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