Yellow TALKS – Essay Competition 2015

Yellow TALKS Essay Writing Competition 2015

Last date to apply

September 30, 2015
extended to October 3, 2015

About Yellow TALKS – Essay Competition 2015

  • Yellow TALKS – Essay Competition 2015 is being organized by Yellow Talks for the students so as to think out of the box and come out with new ideas, creativity and innovation in any thing and in any field.
  • By participating in the essay competition, the students will be encouraged and motivated to discover new ideas and go beyond conventional thinking as every great feat is achieved when we dare to think beyond all conventionalities.
  • Deadline: September 30, 2015 (Extended to October 3, 2015)

Topic of Essay

The topic of the essay competition is “Power of Unconventional Thinking”

The students should bring to light the great stories which shone the brightest when people chose to think beyond all barriers.

Students are divided into two groups:

  • Junior Group: This group includes students from Class 5 to Class 7
  • Senior Group: This Group includes students from Class 8  to Class 10

There is No Participation Fee or any other Fee at any stage

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Yellow TALKS – Essay Competition 2015 Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region All India
Class/ Age Class 5 to Class 10 
Details
  • Nationality: People of Indian Nationality are eligible to participate
  • Academic Qualification: The contest is open for all school students irrespective of their school accreditation and should be enrolled from Class 5 to Class 10.
  • Age Limit: The age of the participant should be 15 years or below at the time of submission date.

Yellow TALKS – Essay Competition 2015 Reward

Yellow TALKS – Essay Competition Reward

There are 2 groups of winners

Junior Category

Senior Category

Winner

Winner

Runner Up

Runner Up

Next Best 3 essays

Next Best 3 essays

  • Prizes: The winners and runner ups will be awarded the trophy in Yellow Talks show on October 10, 2015.
  • All the 5 winners in each category would give exciting prizes worth Rs.50000.

Yellow TALKS – Essay Competition 2015 Application form and Process

Yellow TALKS – Essay Competition Application Process

GROUPS

  • Students of Classes 5 to Class 7 can participate in Junior Group 
  • Students of Classes 8 to Class 10 can participate in Senior Group 

Topic of Essay

  • The topic of the essay competition is “Power of Unconventional Thinking”

Specifications of the Essay

  • Language: Essays are to be submitted in English.
  • Spacing: Each essay is to be prepared on A4 or letter sized paper with a line spacing of 1.5, using Microsoft Word
  • Word Limit: should not exceed 2500 words in length.

Format for sending the Essay

  • The front page of the essay should contain the complete information about the participant.
  • The essay should start from the second page.
  • The first page should contain the below information:
    • Name of the participant
    • Class
    • School name of the participant
    • Address of the participant
    • Email ID of the participant
    • Email ID of the school
    • Phone number of the participant
    • Phone number of the school
    • Category of the participant (Junior Category or Senior category)

Submission

Entries to the Yellow Talks Essay Competition 2015 should be submitted electronically and are to be emailed to essay@yellowtalks.com on or before October 3, 2015.

Yellow TALKS – Essay Competition 2015 Selection Process

Yellow TALKS – Essay Competition Selection Process

  • The judges are the academicians and the industry experts having experience in research and technology and they will select the BEST Essay amongst all the entries received.
  • Result: All the winners will be informed by October 5, 2015. Yellow Talks will send the winner list to the school of the respective winners.

JUDGING PANEL

  • Prof Uday Athavankar, Former Head – IDC, IIT Bombay
  • Prof Bino Paul, Centre for HRM and Labour Relation, TISS
  • Puneet Singhal, Founder and CEO, Paydome

JUDGING CRITERIA

Content

25%

Originality of approach

40%

Authenticity of research

20%

Linguistic proficiency

15%

Yellow TALKS – Essay Competition 2015 Contact Details

Abhinav: 8879772855
Email: abhinav@yellowtalks.com

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