As you are aware, SIV-G has been organising Nationwide Annual Onlline Essay Contest for students since 2007 in association with the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Memorial Trust, Chennai. SIV-G is extremely pleased to announce the Online Essay Contest 2013.

The Online Essay Contest is for the students of age group 15 to 23 years (as on 1.1.2013).  The Theme of the Contest is ‘Integrity, Honesty and Good Governance’.  This contest is being organized as part of 137th Birthday Celebrations of Sardar Vallabhabhai Patel.  The contest opens on 20th September 2013 for registration and submission of Essays.  Last date for submission of essay online is 20th October 2013.

The entries will be evaluated by eminent personalities from different walks of life.  The first prize carries a cash award of Rs.5000/-, the second prize Rs. 3000/- and the third prize Rs.2000/-. There will be a good number of consolation prizes as well.  The prize distribution function for these competitions will be held on 31st October, 2013 at Chennai.

The details of the Contest are as follows:

Student Age Group                 :  15 to 23 years

Topic                             :

(i)  Integrity in public life - Sardar Patel's way                                                 


(ii)  Integrity and Honesty - Essentials for Good Governance 


iii)  Contribution of citizens in achieving good governance

Words                     :             1500

Registration on the Website   :              From 20th September 2013 onwards


Last Date for online submission of Essay at the website  :              20th October, 2013 (11.59 PM IST)


Announcement of results(at the website)     :             22nd October, 2013


Distribution of Prize   :              31st  October, 2013

 How to Register 

1. All students who are interested in taking part in this Contest are requested to Register first.  For registration:  

2. Login through the main page

3. Goto

4. Enter your username and password using 'Author Login'

(Remember, by creating a SIV-G account, you not only get access to submit your Essay competition article, but also to submit other articles of interest to SIV-G or in Latest News in future

How to submit your Essay:

1. Submit your Essays (remember that essay submission is possible only after logging in).

1. Log in using 'Author Login' and login with your userid and password

2. Choose 'Create a Essay Contest Entry' at right side 

3. Enter Title of the Essay,

4. Enter your content of Essay in the space provided below the tool bar

5. Submit by clicking 'Save" Icon

6. Now, your essay has been submitted.


When you submit the Essay, please provide the following details, without these details, your Essay will not be considered for the contest:

(i)     Name,

(ii)    Date of birth,

(iii)   Address,

(iv)   Telephone,

(v)    Email 

(vi)   Name and address of School / College

(vii)  Student identification number

(viii) Course and academic / school year.

SIV-G takes user privacy seriously and your details will be safe with us. 

Terms and Conditions

(i)    The Essay must be the sole work of the student.

(ii)   Must be original,unpublished and undistributed material.

(iii)  Must be accompanied with full bibliography/reference list.

(iv)  Only 1 entry per student.

(v)   Entries will be judged by a panel of eminent personalities and the best ones will be awarded. Click here to know the Judges 

(vi)  Decision of the panel shall be final and binding.

Other terms and conditions:-

(i)     Essay will not be returned (in any form)

(ii)    By submitting the Essay, you accept that your Essay can be reused by us as necessary, not limited to, prepare a concise report on comments about essays etc.

(iii)   Entrants agree to indemnify us from and against all claims,suits,and damages based on any claim of copyright infringement or unauthorized use.

(iv)  By submitting the essay, Entrants agree that they have read the Terms & Conditions of the contest and agree to the Terms & Conditions of Entry.

Please note.  Last date for submission of Essays online is 20th October, 2013.  Make sure that your Essay is submitted before 11.59 PM (IST), 20th October 2013.

If you face any difficulty in either submission of Essay or you have any other questions, you can mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 

Best Wishes

SIV-G Online Contest Committee

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