On the spot essay writing competition for statistic PG students; Apply by Jan 22
Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI), Government of India, Pushpa Bhawan, Madangir Road, New Delhi, as part of the celebration of Statistics Day on 29th June, 2021, has invited applications from Post-Graduate students currently studying in recognized universities/colleges/institutes to participate in the ‘On the Spot Essay Writing Competition-2021’.
The Competition will be held from 10 am to 1 pm on 21st February, 2021 (Sunday). Two topics would be given on the spot for writing the essay. The essay should be written on one of the given topics in about 5000 words in three hours.
The essays will be evaluated on the basis of contents, originality of ideas, sequence of presentation and writing skills. The list of winners will be published on Ministry’ website. The winners will also be notified in writing.
First Prize is Rs. 15,000/-. There will be 2 second prizes of Rs. 12,000/- each and 3 third prizes of Rs. 10,000/- each. There will also be 5 Consolation prizes of Rs. 5,000/- each. Winners will also be given Certificates.
Application: Application has to be submitted in the prescribed format the link to which is given in the Annexure available in the detailed Notification that can be downloaded from the ‘Announcements’ link of https://www.mospi.gov.in/.
Applicant should give two preferences for their centre of examination from the drop down list while filling the application form. After making entries, applicant has to take printout of the application form. Applicant should affix his/her recent passport size coloured photograph in the box and sign the undertaking. (iv) The following documents- Scanned copy of the duly filled-in and signed application form; MS Excel File of the application form; Self attested copy of Identity Card issued during PG Course or PG Mark sheet or any other document showing that the applicant is Post Graduate Student of Statistics- should be sent through email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject ‘On the Spot Essay Writing Competition 2021’, to reach latest by 22nd January, 2021.
Each eligible candidate will be asked through a separate communication by email to come to the examination centre for writing essay. No TA/DA will be paid for appearing in the competition.
For details, Notification may be seen.