Theme: Cultural, spiritual and human links between ASEAN India.


A qualified panel of judges will judge all the eligible entries and will shortlist the finalists.

The finalists will be felicitated during PBD 2018. Attractive incentives and prizes will be given to the winners.


Eligibility Criteria:

  • Poems can be submitted in English, Hindi and Tamil.
  • Poems can be up to a maximum of 40 lines of text and a minimum of 8 lines
  • Each participant can submit their poem in all languages as separate applications. 
  • Poems must be entirely the original work of the entrant.
    Entries must never have been published, self-published, published on any website or broadcast in any form nor currently entered in any other competition. The poem must not have won a prize in any previous competition. 
  • The submitted file name must follow the file naming convention.
  • It is essential for the participant to be between 16 to 25 years of age as on 1st October 2017.
  • Entries must be submitted electronically by the submission deadline on 30th November 2017.

Terms & Conditions:

  • The guidelines and other details related to registrations have been issued by the event organiser to enable successful registration of applicants.
  • Please refer to the Terms & Conditions

To complete the registration, the participant needs to fill up the form.