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BEE Painting Competition 2018 on Energy Conservation

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About National Level Painting Competition

BEE National Painting Competition 2018 for school children is conducted by Bureau of Energy Efficiency. The Ministry of Power has launched the National Awareness Campaign in order to promote energy conservation in the country and as a part of it, the Ministry organises a National Level Painting Competition on a theme related to the environment so as to spread awareness among the children about the clean and green environment. The BEE National Painting competition for students of Class 4-9 is organized at three levels and is one of the activities of the campaign

  • School level
  • State level
  • National level

The objective of the painting competition is to make children aware of the need of conserving energy and at the same time educate and involve parents in this activity. Close to 31 Lac children and 72 thousand schools have participated in the painting competition in 2012.

National Level Painting Competition Dates 2018

Students who want to participate in National Level Painting Competition 2018 can check the dates here-

Painting Competition Dates 
School Level Painting Competition  Any day until 28 September 2018
School Level selected paintings to reach state/UT nodal officer 9 October 2018
State Level Painting Competition to be held on 14 November 2018
National Level Painting Competition in Delhi on for Category A Students 14 December 2018
Results Announcement and Prize Distribution for National Level Competition - The first prize of Rs. 1 lac to be won in each category. 14 December 2018


National Level Painting Competition 2018 Theme

National Level Painting Competition Theme 2018 has been declared on 20 August 2018. The student can select any one of the theme for creating the painting.

Group Topic 1 Topic 2 Topic 3
Group A 
Class 4-6

Energy is Life, Conserve it

Saving Energy, a bright Idea

Saving Energy for
sustainable life

Group B
Class 7-9

Save Energy for others

Conserve Energy, Save Nation

Wind, Water, Sun,
Energy for Long run

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National Level Painting Competition Eligibility Criteria

Gender  Both
Region All India and schools located outside India having affiliation with Indian School Education Board
Class/ Age  Class 4 to 9
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Prize winners of State level painting competition of Group ‘A’ of the last 2 years are not eligible to participate in this year competition.
  • Use of College/ Patchwork is not permitted in the paintings at all levels of the competition
  • The Consolation Prize winners of State/UT level Painting Competition of Group A & B may participate, but they would be considered for prizes only if they win 1st/ 2nd/ 3rd Prize at the State level.
  • There will be two categories for participation
    • Group A: Class 4-6
    • Group B: Class 7-9

National Level Painting Competition Reward

The prizes will be given as per the category and the sections. However, all the participants will be issued a Certificate of Participation.

Total Prize Money that will be distributed through the medium of painting competition is 

Particulars Prize Money
Prize Money for 1 state in Each Category Rs. 95000
Total Prize money for all states/UTs in Category A Rs. 34,20,000
Total Prize money for all states/UTs in Category B Rs. 34,20,000
Total Prize Money for State Painting Competition in Category A, B Rs. 68,40,000


State Level Painting Competition Prize Money (Category A,B)

1st Prize 2nd Prize 3rd Prize   Consolation Prize
Rs. 20,000 Rs. 15,000 Rs. 10,000 Rs. 5000 each ( 10 nos.)


National Level Painting Competition Prize Money Category A (Class 4-6)

1st Prize 2nd Prize 3rd Prize   Consolation Prize
(1 no)
Rs. 50,000
(4 nos.)
Rs. 25,000 
(8 nos.)
Rs. 10,000 each (10 nos.)
BEE Prizes Rs. 10,000 each (10 nos.) 


National Level Painting Competition Prize Money Category B (Class 7-9)

1st Prize 2nd Prize 3rd Prize   Consolation Prize
(1 no)
Rs. 50,000
(2 nos.)
Rs. 25,000 
(3 nos.)
Rs. 10,000 each (6 nos.)


Other benefits to State level participants

  • Each participating student at the state level will be given Rs. 1,000 cash by the nodal officer & a certificate.
  • Transportation reimbursement: Reimbursement of sleeper AC Chair Car class/3rd AC rail-fare/ State Roadways bus fare from the shortest route for self and two guardians for Category A and self and one guardian for Category B.
  • Refreshments would also be provided on the day of competition.

Other benefits to national level participants

  • Each participating student at the National level will be given Rs. 1,000 cash by the nodal officer& a certificate.
  • Boarding & Lodging, to & fro sleeper class / AC Chair Car / 3rd AC rail-fare or State Roadways bus fare by the shortest route for 108 participants and two guardians of Category ‘A’ and 12 winners of Category ‘B’ along with one guardian per participant will be reimbursed. 

For schools located outside India:

  • 1st Prize  Amount in Rs Equivalent to USD 500
  • 2nd Prize  Amount in Rs Equivalent to USD 300 
  • 3rd Prize  Amount in Rs Equivalent to USD 200 

Schools with 100% Participation:

Name of Schools who have recorded 100% participation will be published in the booklet prepared by BEE.

National Level Painting Competition Application form and Process

The participation in the national level competition will be started with the school level painting competition. The student can participate only through school and no individual participation would be there.

  • There is no participation fees for the painting competition

Painting Competition at the School Level

  • The school has to conduct a 2 hours painting competition for class 4-6 under category A and class 7-9 under category B. The school then has to select 2 best paintings each from Category A and B.
  • The paintings have to be sent through school and duly signed by the principals and should reach the state nodal officer before the due date.
  • Paintings are to be sent only at the address of respective Nodal Official of the State/UT and not on the addresses of Ministry of Power and Bureau of Energy Efficiency.
  • The entry can be a poster or a painting. Use of Collage/Patchwork is not permitted at any level of the competition.

Details to be written on the reverse side of the Painting

Student’s name

Father’s /mother’s name


Roll number

School name with postal address

Govt. School in a rural area (Write Yes/No)

State/ UT

School Tel No. / mobile number

Sign of school principal

For schools located outside India

These schools are requested to send two best paintings directly under Category A along with the details as mentioned above, at the given address;

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)
Sewa Bhawan, R.K. Puram, Sector-1,
New Delhi-110066 (INDIA)

National Level Painting Competition Selection Process

The selection of the candidates for the National Painting Competition 2018 on Energy Conservation will be done based on the criteria given below. The criteria for the School Level, State Level and National Level is different.

School Level Criteria for the Selection of National Painting Competition 2018

Criteria for evaluation of the painting at the school level

i. Relevance of the theme depicting the selected topics. 
ii. Execution of concept/theme. 
iii. The overall visual appeal, handling of given space and use of appropriate colour combination.

State Level Criteria for the Selection of National Painting Competition 2018

Criteria for evaluation of the painting at the state level

  • Jury comprising of 5 to 7 renowned persons in Art, drawing teachers, officials from organizers and State government education department will be constituted by the Nodal officials for selecting the entries at the state level.
  • The jury will select up to 50 best paintings plus 5 reserves each for Categories ‘A and B’ out of the total numbers of the paintings sent by the respective School Principal of the State/UT.
  • The list of 50 selected students from each Category eligible for participation at state level painting competition will be uploaded on www.energymanagertraining.com & www.bee-india-nic.in
  • The selected students will be called for 2 hours on the spot painting competition to be held in November 2018
  • The competition will conclude for category B at the state level only. The first 3 winners will be selected for their evaluation at the national level.

Criteria for evaluation of the National level Painting

  • First, 3 winners of category A of state-level from each state will be invited to Delhi to compete at national level
  • Three 3 winners of category B will be evaluated at Delhi 

National Level Painting Competition Contact Details

Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)
(Ministry of Power, Govt of India)
4th Floor, Sewa Bhawan, R.K Puram
New Delhi - 110066

Phone: 011-  26766700, 26179699
Fax number: 011-26178352 

Download Painting Competition Nodal Officers List

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