On The Spot Essay Writing Competition 2017
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About On The Spot Essay Writing Competition
On the Spot essay competition is organised by The Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI) on the subjects related to statistics for the PG students of statistics as a part for the celebration of Statistics Day on June 29, 2017.
- The students would be given two topics on the spot and an essay of about 5000 words should be written on one of the topic in 3 hours.
Prize: The winners of the On The Spot Essay Writing Competition 2017 will get cash prizes worth Rs. 94,000 along with Certificates of Merit.
Participation: The participants should fill the application form, submit the same via post and report at the nearest Regional/ Sub Regional office in order to participate in the competition.
- On the spot essay writing Competition 2017 will be held on February 12, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
On the Spot Essay Competition Important Dates 2017
|Last date to submit the application form
||January 13, 2017
|On the Spot Essay Writing Competition
||February 12, 2017
|National Statistics Day
||June 29, 2017
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On The Spot Essay Writing Competition Eligibility Criteria
||Post Graduate Students of Statistics
Nationality: Participants should be residents of India.
Educational Qualification: Participants must be currently pursuing Post Graduation in statistics from renowned university/colleges.
On The Spot Essay Writing Competition Reward
Cash prize: The best-selected essays will receive:
First Prize (Single award): Rs 15,000
Second Prize (2 awardees): Rs 12,000 each
Third Prize (3 awardees): Rs 10,000 each
Consolation Prize (5 awardees): Rs 5,000 each
- The winners of the competition will be invited to a function to be organized in New Delhi on June 29, 2017 on the National Statistics day which is the birth anniversary of scientist and applied statistician P.C. Mahalanobis
Travel Arrangement: The winners coming to the place of function will be entitled to receive actual fares of their to and fro journey through shortest route by rail in AC-III tier.
Stay Arrangement: Winners stay arrangement at New Delhi to be made by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI).
On The Spot Essay Writing Competition Application form and Process
The candidate willing to be a part of On the spot Essay Writing Competition should fill in the application form and submit the same in duplicate through the Head of the Department of the university/college.
Click here to download the Application Form
On the spot essay writing competition Important Points 2017
Venue of the Competition: Eligible participants will have to come to the nearest Regional/ Sub Regional office for writing the essay.
Topics: Two topics would be given on the spot.
Word Limit: 5000 words
Time Duration: 3 hours.
On The Spot Essay Writing Competition Selection Process
- The essays will be checked by a committee on the basis of Content, innovation of ideas, sequence of presentation and writing skills.
- Winners will be notified in writing and the list of winners will be published on the ministry’s website.
On The Spot Essay Writing Competition Address
Director (Social Statistics Division),
Central Statistics Office,Ministry of Statistics & PI,
West Block-8, Wing-6, R.K. Puram,
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