Monthly Essay Competition

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Essay writing is an art, which brings out your writing skill. It is an art, through which you pen down your knowledge and perception about the given topic.  The Essay Writing Competition shall run throughout the year.  There will be the announcement of winners through our website in the first week of every month. Here is the list of winners of the competitions held in previous months

THE ESSAY TOPIC FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2020 

“One Mystery”

NOTE : Email address for submission of essay has been changed to essay.monomousumi@gmail.com (Only for Essay Contest)

Details : The essay should describe any one details about any mysterious people, matter, places, scientific mystery, geographic, historical mystery etc. anywhere in the world which attracted attention at some juncture or still a curios point of discussion.  For example: Bermuda Triangle,  Ica Stones, Loch Ness monster, Delhi Iron Pillar etc. Please note: We are not promoting any superstition. It is only to check the writing skill and knowledge. The structure of the essay should be like: Introduction to the specific mystery, origin, scientific justifications, effect, any other information, any myth etc. However, participants are free to create their own structure.

Send your essay through e-mail at essay.monomousumi@gmail.com

* NO PDF / NO GOOGLE DRIVE SHARED DOCUMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED * ONLY MS WORD DOCUMENT IS ELIGIBLE FOR REVIEW *THE FILE NAME OF MS WORD SHOULD BE KEPT AS [NAME_AGE] *PLAGIARISM REPORT SUBMISSION IS ENCOURAGED * THOSE ESSAYS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED WHICH DO NOT FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES AND THERE WILL BE NO PARTICIPATION CERTIFICATES.

JUDGEMENT CRITERIA

All the essays will be judged on the basis of your logic, survey, writing style, innovation, structure, etc. Participants should write point wise with proper logic.  Please do not JUST COPY from the internet. We appreciate simple ideas but always discourage copied content even though it looks attractive. We will not judge copied essays and it will be rejected during the screening process only and no certificate will be issued

MOST IMPORTANT

  • If the participants does not follow the guidelines, there will be NO PARTICIPATION CERTIFICATE issued. However, all the eligible (who follows all the guidelines) participants will receive the certificates.
  • Only communication is through email. Considering large numbers of participation, we can not take up calls regarding your queries related to essay submission. Please read the FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS by CLICKING HERE

If still any doubt exists, please feel free to contact us only through email at essay.monomousumi@gmail.com

GUIDELINES

Language : English/Hindi/Bengali Nationality : Any Categories : Two ( Junior & Senior Category) (a) Below 14 years old* (Junior Category) * DOB is must (b) Above 14 years old (Senior Category). There is no upper age limit Registration: No registration required. No fee is required.

IMPORTANT RULES

  • The essay should be MINIMUM 750 WORDS. There is no maximum word count.
  • The submitted essay should be plagiarism free/no copy from internet/unique writing. Please check your essay in this link plagiarism checking tool before sending to us and submit the screenshot of the plagiarism report. Plagiarized essay will not be accepted for the contest.  This is to encourage participants to write their own essay. We highly discourage copying. SO NO CERTIFICATE FOR COPIED ESSAYS. 
  • When you send the essay to us, do not forget to send your Essay in MS Word Format only, the plagiarism report, and proof of age (only for junior category).
  • You must add the plagiarism report. How to submit essay and how to prepare the plagiarism report will be explain by a video. Please watch the video in youtube, if you are unaware.  
  • You should write your name, age, city, phone number, email, photo (optional) in your entry in the very beginning before you start writing essay.
  • You can participate every month.
  • Participants are encouraged to write in passive voice. Avoid writing “I” or personal experiences unless the topic is such that you are compelled to write your experience.
  • If any participants wish to send pictures, they should attach the images separately as jpg. Sending pictures is not mandatory.
  • The decision of Jury member is the FINAL and no queries related to result will be entertained
  • Deadline for submission is 25th of every month
  • The essay should be typed in MS word format (No PDF is allowed). The MS WORD file name should be saved as participant’s name, and age. Example: Your name is Sam Yang and you are 12 years old. Then, you should save the MS word file as Sam Yang, 12
  • For those participants, who (only those) does not have access of computer/laptop, they can send hand written essays following all the rules mentioned above.  Hand written essays will not be published, but will be eligible for contest. They are equally eligible but the essay will not be published.  So, if you do not have computer or laptop, you can just type in mobile in part wise. Hand written essay should be considered as the LAST OPTION. 
  • You have to submit proof of DOB (Date of Birth) only if you belong to the Junior Category (less than 14 years). The participants above 14 years need not attach Birth Certificate.
  • Check eligibility of your essay format here
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR ESSAY | Watch The Video For All Details
Format Eligibility
PDF Not allowed
MS word , Notepad, .txt Yes allowed
Sharing through Drive Not Allowed
Copy and paste in the mail body Yes Allowed
Hand written Allowed in PDF form
  • Selected essays will be published in the website with the name, photo and bio of the participants without the need of prior permission. Sending your essay to us itself gives us the authority to publish it from our side anywhere, online or in digital magazines. However, participant can tell in the very beginning that they are not interested in publishing the article anywhere. 
  • You need to send your essay through e-mail at essay.monomousumi@gmail.com and the correct way of naming the file (name and age) and plagiarism report is given below.

There is another contest announced by us, namely Quarterly Creative Writing competition, time to time ,where you need not follow any particular topic. Even you can compete with your pre-written  contents. You can choose your own theme, where you are the expert. Here is the opportunity to show your writing skill in any form. For details, visit: https://monomousumi.com/quarterly-creative-writing-competition/  

DECLARATION OF RESULT

The result shall be declared through the facebook, other social media, and website (https://monomousumi.com/announcement-of-result-of-essay-competition/) in the first week of every month. To see the previous winners, click here

REWARDS

Below 14 Years Old category: Trophy, certificate (Print Ready/Printable e-CERTIFICATE) and “Italy Travel Box”  as  prize, sponsored by www.wanderquest.in Trophy and Italy Travel Box will be sent to the winner’s address through India Post. 

Above 14 Years Old Category: Trophy, certificate (Print Ready/Printable e-CERTIFICATE) and a Book. Trophy and book will be sent to the winners address through India Post.

  • The essays will be grouped as First, Second, Third, Editor’s Choice essay, Outstanding, Praiseworthy and not worth mentioning according to the marks given by the judges to each of the essays. Only selected essays among these will be published in the website and the respective links will be conveyed to the participants through mail.
  • Note: There are only three physical prizes in the form of Trophies, “Italy Travel Box” and Book. Apart, participants will be getting many opportunities to learn many aspects related to writing industry.
  • All the eligible participants will get the “Certificate of Participation” as a token of appreciation and gift vouchers offered by various corporate houses. We do not have any control over the gift coupon issues.
  • The certificate can be used by the students as an accolade under “Extra Curricular Activity”.

OTHER REWARDS

  • Also a few selected articles will be included in the Digital Magazine: “Weavers” and Upcoming Books.
  • After successful publication of 16 or more essays/poem/stories etc. in www.monomousumi.com, a special  dedicated digital book will be published for that participants FREE of cost. This digital book publishing costs is 2500/- , which would be waived for the repeat participants as a token of appreciation. 
  • Those participant’s whose articles are published in the website will have one more opportunity to win physical prizes (Cash/personalized Pen/medal/book etc.) if there article find popularity among the readers/viewers of the website. Here are the guidelines:
  1. The participant will have opportunity to win other prizes after three months, if article is published in the website.
  2. There will not be any result announcement separately.
  3. The participants can mail us that they have received an excellent reviews from the readers/viewers after three month of publishing the essay. After examining from our side, the eligible participants will be rewarded.
  4. Only selected essays of the participants among the above mentioned list will be published in the website and the respective links will be conveyed to the participants and the countdown of three months will  start from the date when the article is published, irrespective of month of participation.
  5. Cash Prize: 1000 INR, if the actual unique visits are above 10000 visits
  6. Cash Prize: 500 INR, if the actual visits are between 5000-10000
  7. Personalized Pen/Medal/Book/Novel (costing about 300-400 INR): any of these prize as per the winner’s choice whose article has visits between 2000-5000. The representative images of the  pen, book/novel are shown in this link.

For Interested Sponsors

Those corporate houses who wish to sponsor this International Essay Contest may contact us. We can accept Physical Prizes, Cash prizes, Gift Coupons, or anything you wish to give away as the prize to the winners. Monomousumi does not seek any benefits. The corporate houses will be suitably acknowledged by advertising their brands.

Essay Writing Help: In case you need fast help with writing your essays for cheap, don’t hesitate to pay essay writers from https://cheapwritinghelp.com service who will write your paper starting at $9/page only.

181 COMMENTS

  1. This is very innovative idea. It will increase the creativeness of creative mind.I am very happy and proud of my friend Mousumi.

  2. Mam i would like to join this essay competition but i have doubt with the topic of this month. Because the topic of essay is varied in websites. Can you please verify it and tell mam.

  3. Hello it’s me, I am also visiting this website daily, this website is really fastidious and the users are
    actually sharing fastidious thoughts.

  4. I want to join in this competition of the April month but I have a doubt that how to register for the competition

  5. Mam I want to participate in the essay competition( I’m18 years )but I just wanted to know what is the word limit for my category ?
    And also man i would like to know if i can send a photo of my handwritten essay through the email?
    Please reply .
    Thank you in advance

  6. महोदय, मेरा ई-मेल shrinivaskrishnan@yahoo.co.uk हैं, कृपया मेरा मार्गदर्शन करें क‍ि क्‍या मुझे अपना प्रतियोगिता हेतु भेजा जाने वाला न‍िबन्‍ध, आपके बताए ई-मेल पते पर सामान्‍य रूप से भेजना है या इसे क‍िसी व‍िशेष फॉर्मेट में हस्‍ताक्षर कर और इसके अप्रकाशित व मौलिक होने के घोषणा पत्र के साथ भेजना है ।

  7. महोदय, मेरा ई-मेल shrinivaskrishnan@yahoo.co.uk हैं, कृपया मेरा मार्गदर्शन करें क‍ि क्‍या मुझे अपना प्रतियोगिता हेतु भेजा जाने वाला न‍िबन्‍ध, आपके बताए ई-मेल पते पर सामान्‍य रूप से भेजना है या इसे क‍िसी व‍िशेष फॉर्मेट में हस्‍ताक्षर कर और इसके अप्रकाशित व मौलिक होने के घोषणा पत्र के साथ भेजना है ।

  8. I have a suggestion on your format, not everyone has a facility to have laptop or computer etc if PDF is allowed everyone can able to write at least in papers and submit it by PDF. If anything wrong in above statement forgive me for that…

  9. Mam, I also want to participate but I’m confused how to send hand written essay. Would you kindly help me out.

  10. For this monthly essay competition any registration is necessary.A graduation level students will be participating in this competition..

  11. Ma’am can a sample eassy with the format and all details be posted on the website? It will be helpful for new entries.
    Thank you and I hope you consider this request.

  12. Ma’am,
    Can I know the essay topic for the month of April,2020?
    I just came across this website and realized that the deadline for March also coincidentally is today.

  13. May i know if this contest eligible for other nationality, i’m from malaysia by the way but i am so interested with this contest

  14. hello mam, since the competition for the month of april and may is merged, so will we contestants have to write two essays separately? one in the month of april and the other in may or what?
    thanks in advance

  15. Respected Maam,
    Can I type my essay on g mail and send you by e mail and also write my name,age,adress,phone number and is it compulsory to send DOB certificate??
    Please Reply ma’am
    Thanking you,
    Suraj Porey

  16. Thank you so much for this wonderful initiative ma’am. Such competitions encourage us to prove our calibre using language. You are indeed very thoughtful 🙂

  17. Participants should write point wise with proper logic, what make the institutes standalone : Does this mean that we have to express points in bulletins?

  18. Ma’am in the topic it is written “Describe the Uniqueness of Any Mentionable Institute/ Organization Nearby You” so I wanted to know that we have to write about an institute or organisation that is far away from my home.

  19. Hellow mam I want to participate in this compition but i have doubt that how can l participate in it ??? Please clear my doubt.

  20. Mam,since the topic is about uniqueness…..so do we need to mention the overall working…..or its working as well our opinion… because I have not visited any og the organization

  21. Mam, is it compulsory to be registered? I have not registered here but send an Essay in your email address . Mam, accidentally I mail you for my entry 2 times. Delete the 1st one please…. I have writen an essay, please acceptt it…

  22. sir my son is of 7 years old he want to participate in monthly easy competition, but he can be able to write upto 300 words. Is this limit is permissible?

  23. Mam in results I got a certificate and 60percent gift voucher .but it didn’t came to my address .mam so please send to my address the certificate and gift voucher

  24. Hello sir/ma’am
    How do we know about the topic.
    Can I write an article on any legal topic or the current situation which is going on.
    Please reply

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