Two days prior to each district level competition
Speak for India 2017 is an Inter-Collegiate Debate Contest presented by Federal Bank in association with The Times of India Group. The main objective of this Inter-Collegiate Debate Contest is to encourage young and enthusiastic minds across the nation to raise the question and give their opinion on relevant issues and make changes in the society. The Speak for India contest offers a podium to the college students to explore their awareness, insights, and perspective on contemporary topics.
This Inter-Collegiate Debate Contest will be open for only those students who are studying in colleges located at Karnataka & Maharashtra. The Speak for India 2017 is an individual debate competition and candidates have to fill the online application form. There is NO Application Fee.
|Region||Karnataka and Maharashtra|
|Class/ Age||College Students Only|
Candidates, who currently studying in in any of the colleges in the state of Karnataka and Maharashtra are eligible for this Inter-Collegiate Debate Contest.
Speak for India 2017 - Inter-Collegiate Debate Contest has interesting prizes for the winners. The cash rewards will be given to all the winners in district level and zonal level as well as the participants in the semi-final and grand finale.
Apart from these, consolation cash reward will be given to all the other finalist with the special reward for a Popular Choice candidate. The reward which will be given to the participants are given below:
|Winner of the Contest||Rs.2.5 Lakhs|
|Runner-up of the contest||Rs.1.5 Lakhs|
Candidates who willing to participate in this debate contest must fill the online application form i.e. totally free. And they are also required to submit a “Letter of Consent” from the College Principal and the true copies of supporting documents to justify the credentials furnished during the online registration.
Interested candidates can click on the following link to fill the application form. The candidates from Karnataka and Maharashtra are only eligible to apply for the Speak for India 2017 contest.
The application form of Speak for India contest has to be submitted through online mode. Candidates are liable for disqualification if the details submitted in the application form are found to be untrue or false.
The candidates who have been selected to participate in the Speak for India - Inter-Collegiate Debate Contest need to carry the following documents along with them
The winner will be selected by the judging panel on the basis of style, clarity, and conviction of thought and lucidity of articulation. Selected candidates will get a confirmation mail from firstname.lastname@example.org with all relevant details about the competition. Once the result declared by the organizers at each level will be final and no further queries, complaints or disputes will be entertained. The stages of the selection are given below: