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Doodle 4 Google India 2018 - Theme, Application, Prizes, Scholarship

Last date to apply

6 October 2018

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About Doodle 4 Google India

Doodle 4 Google India contest organised by Google invites entries from Indian students to design and submit Doodle 4 Google on the topic. The competition is open for class 1-10 students. To participate in the competition, the students have to submit the doodle as per guidelines laid by Google India on the given theme. Students have to use their imagination & artistic talent to create a Doodle 4 Google on the given topic. For the first time, Google India will be giving the scholarship to the winner of the contest. Doodle 4 Google scholarship amount is Rs. 5 Lacs.

Doodle 4 Google 2018 Theme India

Doodle 4 Google 2018 theme for India is “What Inspires me?”. Students of class 1-10 have to use their imagination & artistic talent to create a Doodle 4 Google on the given topic.  The doodles for past years winners are given on this page and students can have a look at them to get some idea on how to design the doodle.

What is Doodle?

When visitors log on Google website they can see a logo depicting distinguished visions, messages, and cultures every time. This logo is what, called to be Doodle.

  • The Winning Doodle will be displayed on the Google India homepage on November 14, 2018, i.e. Children’s Day and the creator will receive a scholarship of Rs 5,00,000, Rs 200,000 technology package for their school. The contest will be judged by very renowned people in the field.
  • Fun time: Participation in the contest will be fun as well as a learning experience to the bright young Indian minds.
  • Doodle 4 Google Contest last date to receive the entries is 6 October 2018

Doodle 4 Google India - Application

Doodle 4 Google India Dates

Given below are the dates related to Doodle 4 Google 2018

Event

Dates

 Doodle 4 Google last date to submit entry

6 October 2018

Announcement of 20 finalists and public voting Start Date

23 October 2018

Public voting ends

5 November 2018

Winning Doodle displayed on Google India homepage

14 November 2018

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Doodle 4 Google India Eligibility Criteria

Gender Any
Region All India
Class/ Age Class 1-10
Details

Students of class 1-10 are eligible to participate in Doodle 4 Google Competition.

Groups for the participation in Doodle 4 Google Contest
Classes have been segregated into five groups

  • Class 1-2
  • Class 3-4
  • Class 5-6
  • Class 7-8
  • Class 9-10

Entries to be considered disqualified

The entries for Doodle 4 Google will be considered disqualified in the below-mentioned cases

  • If copyrighted or trademarked images and logos are used while creating Doodle. For example Nike “swoosh” or popular characters from shows, movies, and books.
  • Only one application per student or learner, please. If more than one is submitted only the first will be considered and those thereafter will be disqualified.  

Doodle 4 Google India Application form and Process

Interested students can apply only through their parents/guardians/teachers. Students themselves are not allowed to register for the Contest. The steps for application, guidelines for making the doodle and the submission guidelines are given here. There is no participation fee for this competition.

Steps for participation in Doodle 4 Google Contest 2018

  • Download Doodle 4 Google Entry Form (It is the same as Doodle 4 Google Template)
  • The Doodle has to be created in the space provided in the entry form itself
  • The Doodle should have a Title and Description in maximum 50 words.

Doodle 4 Google Guidelines

  • Only parents/guardians/teachers are allowed to submit the application.
  • The application form has to be duly signed by Parent/Teacher/Guardian, without that the application will not be accepted.
  • Only one entry allowed: An individual participant can submit only one entry for the competition. In the case of receiving more than one entry from an individual participant, the first one will be accepted and remaining will be disqualified.
  • Schools can submit any number of applications but each one should be created by a different individual.
  • Even, classroom activities are available on the Google website to sharpen the artistic talent of children and to enable them to broaden the horizon of their imagination to give their best for the competition.

Submission of the Doodle

The Doodle created can be uploaded online on Google Website or the hard copy can be sent by post. Doodles created should be submitted as per the class group.

Method 1: Online Submission

  • Submit your Doodle here
  • The supported file formats are JPG and PNG. If a scanner is not available, high-quality photos (at least 300 dpi) will be accepted.

Method 2: Submission of Doodle by post
Parents/Guardians/Teachers may also send the application form along with the Doodle created by post to the Address mentioned below:

Doodle for Google 2018
 Google India Private Limited,
Signature Tower 2,
Tower B, Delhi - Jaipur Expressway,
Sector 15 - Part 2,
Gurugram, Haryana 12200

Doodle 4 Google India Prizes

National Winner of the Doodle 4 Google Contest

Following mentioned will be given to the winner of Doodle 4 Google winner

Winning Doodle

  • National Winner's Google Doodle will be displayed on the Google India homepage on 14 November 2018
  • Rs 5,00,000 scholarship
  • Rs 2,00,000 technology package for the school
  • Certificate/Trophy of Achievement
  • A trip to Google India Office
  • Googley Swag

Doodle 4 Google Group Winners

  • Certificate/Trophy of Achievement
  • A trip to Google India Office
  • Googley Swag

Prizes for 20 National finalists

  • All 20 finalists will receive Invitation to the award ceremony
  • Certificate/Trophy of achievement 
    A trip to Google India Office
  • Googley Swag
  • Doodle of the 20 finalists will be displayed in a gallery on the Doodle website.

Doodle 4 Google India Selection Process

The Doodle submitted will be judged on the following criteria

  1. Artistic Merit: Considering the student’s class group, the quality and skill demonstrated in the doodle will be evaluated.
  2. Creativity & Originality: How well the student incorporated the Google logo into his or her illustration will be taken into account along with the readability of the logo. Entries submitted will be judged on the basis of creativity including Unique and creative uses of the letters, background, foreground, etc. are all taken into account
  3. Theme Communication: How well the participant has expressed the theme- “A place in India I wish to visit” in his artwork and by the written statement.

Selection of the 20 Finalists

Doodles will be considered & grouped by the students’ classes i.e. Class 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 and 9-10. From each group, 4 Doodles will be shortlisted so a total of 20 Doodles will be shortlisted.

Selection of the Winner through Public Voting

The selected 20 Doodles will be published on the Google website on/after 23 October 2018 and then, the public voting will start.Based on the public votes, one winning entry for each group ( there are 5 groups) will be announced. Each person may cast one vote for each class group.

Doodle 4 Google Winner

The guest judges will announce one overall winning doodle from the entries received and it will be displayed on the Google India Homepage on/before 14 November 2018.

Judges for Doodle 4 Google 2018

Doodle 4 Google 2018 will have the following personalities as judges

  • Ryan Germick, Team Lead Doodle, Google
  • Rob, Youtuber, TV Celebrity, Art & Craft Wizard
  • Arun Iyer, Chairman & Chief Creative Officer, Lowe Lintas
  • Sejal Kumar, Youtuber

Doodle 4 Google Result 2018

For the candidates who will participate in this contest, the final Doodle 4 Google Result 2018 will be announced on/before 14 November 2018. The initial list of 20 Finalists will be declared on/after 23 October 2018. Out of the 20 finalists, 5 winners will be selected from each group through online voting that will open from 23 October 2018 till 5 November 2018.

Doodle 4 Google Past Winners

Google 4 Doodle Result 2016 was declared in 2016 in which Anvita Prashant Telang was announced as the National Winner 2016. The name of the winners announced in 2016 is given below.

 Check the winning doodles of the previous year

Doodle 4 Google India Final Winner

Doodle 4 Google India - Final Winner

 

Doodle 4 Google India Group 1 Winner

Doodle 4 Google India 2018 - Group 1 Winner

 

Doodle 4 Google India Group 2 Winner

Doodle 4 Google India - Group 2 Winner

 

 

Doodle 4 Google India Group 3 Winner

Doodle 4 Google India 2018 - Group 3 Winner

Doodle 4 Google India Contact Details

Doodle for Google 2018
Google India Private Limited,
Signature Tower 2, 
Tower B, Delhi - Jaipur Expressway,
Sector 15 - Part 2,
Gurugram, Haryana 12200

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