So as to mark Dr. BR Ambedkar’s birth anniversary on April 14, the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) will be organising its latest expression series (writing/drawing contest). According to newspaper reports, the series, which requires voluntary participation, will be held on April 13 and 14.
On the basis of the class in which a student is studying, CBSE has created three categories for participants. Students of Classes 1 to 5, Classes 6 to 8 and Classes 9 to 12 can participate in their respective categories and submit either an essay, poem or drawing. The essay and poem can be submitted in any of the 22 scheduled languages and also in English.
Entries have to be submitted between 9 am to 9 pm on Wednesday and Thursday. Rs 2,500 and a certificate of merit will be awarded to the 36 best entries, 12 in each category.
Everyone who participates will also be given a certificate of participation. Selection of best entries will be on the basis of originality of content and creative expression. Students may be contacted on phone to ascertain the originality of the entry submitted.
Students are required to ensure that their work is not copied from anywhere as a plagiarism check may be done and the entry will be liable to disqualification if found plagiarised at any point of time. Entries can be submitted online through a link which will be made available onwww.cbseacademic.in. Students can also click a picture, scan their entries and send it through the mobile app, numbers for which are available on the official CBSE site.
Topics for the series (all related to Dr. Ambedkar) have also been uploaded on the site.
Source – India Today