Indian Council of World Affairs Essay Competition [Prizes Worth Rs. 80K]: Submit by 30 Jul’18


As part of its ‘Awareness Programme on Indian Foreign Policy’, Indian Council of World Affairs announces the third edition of ICWA Essay Competition for school students (15-18 years) and undergraduate/ post graduate students (18-25Years).

  • Topics: The young writers this year have the opportunity to demonstrate their innovative thinking on the following topic:
  1. Junior Level (15-18 years):
    ‘Why climate change is important for India’s Foreign Policy?’ – (1500 words).
  2. Senior Level (18-25 years):
    ‘Is India’s Foreign Policy an instrument for our development?’ – (2500 words).
  • Prizes
  1. Junior Level:
  • First Prize: Rs. 15,000
  • Second Prize: Rs. 10,000
  • Third Prize: Rs. 5,000

       2. Senior Level:

  • First Prize: Rs. 25,000
  • Second Prize: Rs. 15,000
  • Third Prize: Rs. 10,000
  • Submission Guidelines
  1. The participants must be an enrolled student in a School or graduate/post graduate degree program in a College/University from anywhere across India.
  2. All Essays (soft copy only) should be sent to [email protected] or be submitted on the MyGov portal latest by Jul 30.
  3. The entries could be submitted in the form of a video also. The video must be uploaded on YouTube and its URL must be submitted in the comments section.
  4. The entries should be submitted along with a certificate from School/Institute/College/University where the participant is currently enrolled.