National Photography Competition-Tribal Custom & Heritage

7th National Level Photography Competition 2014-15

Last date to apply

September 30, 2014

About 7th National Level Photographic Competition 2014-15

  • 7th National Level Photography Competition 2014-15 is being organized by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India in association with the Photo Division of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
  • Tribal students (scheduled tribe and student certificate by the relevant authority) and amateur photographers can participate in the contest under different category respectively.
  • Theme of 7th National Level Photographic Competition 2014-15 is Tribal Customs and Heritage.

7th National Photography Competition on Tribal Customs & Heritage

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7th National Level Photographic Competition 2014-15 Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region All Indian Students can apply for this scholarship 
Class/ Age Amateur Photographers and Tribal students
Details

Category 1:Tribal Students (must have the Scheduled Tribe and student certificate issued by the concerned department)

 Category 2: Amateur Photographers i.e. those who don’t earn any kind of livelihood from the profession of photography.

Not Eligible for the 7th National Level Photography Competition 2014-15

  • Employees & family members of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India and the Photo Division of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting cannot participate.

7th National Level Photographic Competition 2014-15 Reward

  • The prizes will be given in the prize distribution ceremony.
  • An exhibition of selected entries will be held in Delhi followed by exhibitions in selected Tribal Research Institutes throughout the country

Reward for Tribal Students (Category 1):

  • First Prize: Rs 25,000
  • Special Talent Award for the best Tribal Photographer:  Rs. 20,000
  • Second Prize: Rs. 15,000
  • Third Prize: Rs. 10,000
  • Commendation Award (10 individuals): Rs. 5,000 each

 Reward for Amateur Photographers (Category 2):

  • First Prize: Rs 25,000
  • Special Talent Award for the best Tribal Photographer:  Rs. 20,000
  • Second Prize: Rs. 15,000
  • Third Prize: Rs. 10,000
  • Commendation Award (10 individuals): Rs. 5,000 each

 Note: Only one award will be given to an individual

7th National Level Photographic Competition 2014-15 Application form and Process

  • Participants can send the entries for the 7th National Level Photography Competition in form of color prints and the digital format in a DVD/CD.
  • Entries sent must be enclosed in an envelope/packet, mentioned with the words “Entries for the Photo Contest: “TRIBAL CUSTOMS & HERITAGE” and should be addressed to

The Director,
Photo Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Room NO.723,
7th Floor, Soochna Bhawan, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road,New Delhi-110003.

Guidelines for sending the photographs

  • Format  of the photograph can be in Portrait or landscape (size for Portrait 8” x 10” and Size for Landscape 12” x 15”)
  • The person has to send colour photos,
  • The digital Image should be of good quality,
    • Digital Photos should be in jpeg format not less than 300 dpi & with the smaller size not less than 2400 pixels.
  • Entrants can send any number of photographs but it must not be framed
  • Description of the photos: A brief note in 50 words describing the Scheduled Tribe Photographed, location and why the photographer considers the photograph appropriate for the competition, must be sent with the entry.
  • Details about the Photographer: Entrant must mention photographer’s name, his/her complete postal address, telephone number, e-mail ID (if any) on the back page of each photograph and on each DVD/CD
  • Stamped & Self Addressed Envelope: Photos DVD/CD will be returned to the authors only if adequately stamped and self-addressed envelope is attached with the entries.
  • A certificate must be sent with each submitted entry, confirming that the entrant is the author of the photograph and that he/she has not violated any kind of law in taking the photographs.
    • The certificate should also include that the organizers will not be responsible for any claims/suit challenging the authorship, or infringement on the privacy of any person clearly recognizable in the photograph(s) submitted.
  • *All Rights reserve with the organizers in order to use the received entries for any kind of publicity/documentation purposes for the Ministry of Tribal Affairs

7th National Level Photographic Competition 2014-15 Selection Process

Winners will be announced after the evaluation made by a Jury consisting of three experienced members in the field of photography. The decision of the judges will be final.

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7th National Level Photographic Competition 2014-15 Address

The Director, Photo Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting,
Room No.723 , 7thFloor,Soochna Bhawan,
CGO Complex, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi-110003

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 Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India in joint association with the Photo Division of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

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