Poetry Competition - Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2018
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A qualified panel of judges will assess the eligible entries and will shortlist the finalists.

Top 2 winners in each category get CASH prizes and felicitated at the PBD 2018.
Certificate of participation to all.
All participants  (16 - 25)  will be entitled to Complimentary passes to attend PBD 2018.


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.

Please choose a theme relevant to your age category:

  • Junior (10 - 15 years) Theme: My Heritage, My Home: ASEAN India Perspective

  • Youth (16 - 25 years) Theme: Cultural, spiritual and human links between ASEAN India


Registration Type Valid Till
Poetry Competition
20 Dec 2017 Submit

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. 
  • Age Category:
    • Junior: Participants between 10 - 15 years of age as of 1st October 2017
    • Youth: Participants between 16 - 25 years of age as of 1st October 2017
  • The submitted file name must follow the file naming convention.
  • The theme chosen should be mentioned as a header in your submission.
  • Entries must be submitted electronically by the submission deadline on 20th December 2017.