Stamp Design Competition- India Post

Republic Day Stamp Design Competition 2016-17 by India Post

Last date to apply

December 20, 2016

About Republic Day Stamp Design Competition

Republic Day 2016 - Stamp Design Competition is conducted by The Department of Post, India at the National level. The theme of the Republic Day Stamp Design Competition is "Nature India" and the competition is open to any citizen of India of any age group. Entries sent must be the original work of the participant based on the theme of competition and further the prize-winning designs will be considered for use on stamps and other philatelic material. The design made for Stamp Design Competition could be in ink, water colour, oil colour or any other medium. 

Latest Update: Republic Day 2016-17 Stamp Design Competition Result has been declared by The Department of India Post. 3 Winners have been selected. More details about the Result is given towards the end of this page. Scroll Down to check the name of the Winners.

Republic Day 2017 Stamp Design Competition

The participants need to know that the computer printed/ printout design will not be considered for the Republic Day Stamp Design Competition. The design submitted should be such that can be depicted on the stamps in a visually appealing manner so as to be of interest to philatelic collectors.

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Republic Day Stamp Design Competition Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region All India 
Class/ Age People of all ages can participate 
Details
  • The person should be a citizen of India.
  • The design should be the original work of the participant.
  • Participants are free to use drawing paper, art paper or any other type of white paper of A4 size.

Republic Day Stamp Design Competition Reward

The prize-winning designs will be considered for use on stamps and other philatelic material which is the collection and study of postage stamps. The rewards for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners will be distributed as per the positions of the winner which is given below

  • First Prize: Rs.10,000
  • Second Prize: Rs.6,000
  • Third Prize: Rs.4,000 

Republic Day Stamp Design Competition Application form and Process

Participants have to create their entries based on the competition theme i.e 'Nature India’ and send the entries without being folded through Speed Post. The candidates need to use drawing paper, art paper or any other type of white paper of A4 size. The candidates need to mention the following details on the back side of the drawing paper.

  • Name of the Participant
  • Age
  • Nationality
  • Complete Residential Adress with pin code
  • Phone/ Mobile no.
  • E-mail Id (if available)
  • An undertaking stating that ‘‘The artwork submitted is original and no copyright issues are involved’ should be sent along with the entry. In case of any legal dispute related to copyright issue, Department of Posts will not be liable for the same.'

Important points for creating the stamp design for the competition:

  • The design could be in ink, water colour, oil colour or any other medium 
    (computer printed/print out will not be allowed).
  • The design submitted should be such that it can be depicted on the stamps in a visually appealing manner so as to be of interest to philatelic collectors.
  • Participants are free to use drawing paper, art paper or any other type of white paper of A4 size.

Submission of Republic Day Stamp Design 

Participants need to check the details filled by them before the final submission. Entries should be sent only in A4 size envelope. The entries should reach on or before December 20, 2016, On the envelope it should be mentioned ‘Republic Day Stamp Design Contest’ and it should be sent to the following address:

To
The  ADG (Philately),
Room No. 108 (B), Dak Bhawan, 
 Parliament Street,
New Delhi – 110 001

Republic Day Stamp Design Competition Selection Process

Republic Day 2016 Stamp Design Result has been and the name of the top three winners has been declared by The Department of Post. The entries received has been selected by the organisers and the decision of the organisers will be final for selecting the top 3 winners. The details of the list of the winners is given below in the table.

Republic Day 2016 Stamp Design Competition Result

The List of the 3 Winners along with their name and place where they belong from is given below in the table:

Prize Names Place

 

1st Prize

Mr. Krishna Debnath Tripura (West)
Mr. S. Keerthivassan Coimbatore

2nd Prize  
Mrs.Tripti Dutta Kolkata
Ms.Pooja New Delhi


3rd  
Mr.Souvik Datta South Tripura
Ms. Souramita Bhaumik West Tripura
Mr. Suyash Goyal New Delhi

 

Republic Day Stamp Design Competition Address

To
The ADG (Philately) 
Room No. 108(B), Dak Bhawan, 
Parliament Street, 
New Delhi- 110001

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