IGNOU Students in Essay Competition

Port Blair, July 03: In view of the celebration of Golden Jubilee year of CISF (Central Industrial Security Force) and also to celebrate ‘International Day’ against Drug Abuse and illicit trafficking and to further create awareness among the college students of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the CISF Unit Port Blair Airport is organizing an Essay competition. The essay competition was announced by CISF on 26th June 2018. The essay competition is open to all students of colleges/universities located in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
The topic of the essay is Alcohol and Drug Abuse and its effects on Society.
The students of colleges/universities located in Andaman & Nicobar Islands can only participate in the essay writing competition; There is no limit on the number of participants; There is no fee for participating in the competition; Essay must be written in Hindi or English language and it should not be more than 2000 words; Essays must be the original work of the participant and Essays must be neatly hand written and the pages serially numbered and securely stapled.
IGNOU students are advised to participate in the essay writing competition. They have to submit their essay at Regional Centre, Kannada Sangha Building, Near Syndicate Bank, Mohanpura, Port Blair, South Andaman District in sealed cover. The cover of the Essay should contain the name of the IGNOU participant, Enrolment Number, address, email id and contact number. A self attested copy of IGNOU student identity card must also be enclosed with the essay. The evaluation criteria for the essays are: presentation of the essay, holistic understanding and knowledge on the topic, level of analysis, creative ideas, grammar, punctuation, spelling and references. The last day of submission is 26th July 2018. Essays received after the deadline will not be entertained. Essays must be submitted in sealed cover.
A committee will evaluate the essays and the prizes for the best three first, second and third essay in Hindi and English will be awarded. The prizes (mobile phones bundled with BSNL SIM and prepaid) are sponsored by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, Andaman and Nicobar Telecom Circle. A communication from IGNOU Regional Centre Port Blair said.

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