Frequently Asked Questions About Essay Contest

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Anyone can participate with any age or any nationality. There are two age groups below 14 Years old and above 14 years old.

  • Why should I participate in International Essay Contest?

It allows you to judge your writing ability. It gives an opportunity to do research on a given topic. It hones your writing skill. You can receive a certificate which would help in your extracurricular activity or improve your CV. Also, your essay can be published and your writing will be read throughout the words. You can come out with new ideas for the society.

  • How to submit the essay?

Just submit your essay through this link

  • Where can I find the topic?

The topic is announced through this link.  

  • Is the age proof mandatory?

No. For the participants, who are above 14 years old, there is no need to send age proof. If any participant does not attach the age proof, we categorize the participants in the above 14 years old group.

  • What type of age proof is required?

We accept any age proof. School ID is also ok. Please be assured that the all the information shared with us will remain confidential.

  • I am not Indian. Can I participate?

Yes, it is an International contest and participants form all the countries are equally eligible.

  • What is the word count required for the essay?

The word count should me minimum 750 words and 500 words for senior and junior category respectively. There is no maximum word count.

  • Why my essay was rejected?

There may be some potential reason for rejection for your entry, which are:

  1. Your essay is copied/plagiarized/taken fully from internet
  2. Word count of the essay is less than as described in the guideline (minimum word limit criteria)
  3. You have submitted after the deadline.
  4. You have submitted in different language
  5. You have sent hand written essay of only 1-2 pages, which is less in word count.

The rejected essays will not be considered and the participants are not eligible for certificate

  • What type of certificate will I receive?

All the eligible participants will receive e-certificate (no hard copy, but the e-certificate is printable and you can print it at your nearby printing shop) which can be downloaded instantly after the announcement of result through this link . The e-certificate will be signed by Higher Authorities and would immensely help in strengthening your CV.

  • What is the deadline for submission of essay?

The deadline is up to midnight of 25th of every month.

  • When new topic is announced?

The new topic for any month is announced between 25th to 30th of previous month.

  • In which language can I write?

You can participate in English, Hindi and Bengali

  • Can I submit multiple essays?

No. You can submit only one essay using the essay submission module using your email id.

  • Can I submit hand written essay?

Yes. Hand written essay is allowed however, it cannot be published. hand written essays can not be submitted online. you have to email us at



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