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What are the Essay Requirements?

  • Essay should be typed in Times New Roman font with font size 12
  • The Essay should have an original title
  • Essay should have about 1000 words and should not contain more than 1500 words
  • The essay should be applicant’s original, unpublished work
  • Essay has to be written in English only
  • Organization of thoughts, originality and clarity of content and ideas would be considered during evaluation

How can you apply?

  • Review details of the LitCzar competition
  • Click here to Register & fill the registration form
  • Once registration is completed, the student will receive an email with login credentials to the Learning Management System of ANU Distance Learning Programs with ICT (ANU LMS)
  • Write the essay on any one of the FIVE topics mentioned above, following the guidelines provided
  • Answer a short quiz on Online Education (will be used for screening entries)
  • Login to the ANU LMS (with the login details provided) and type in the Essay and submit by 04 January, 2015
  • Detailed instruction on the quiz and essay submission will be emailed to all registered students


  • Only one entry per student will be accepted
  • The winners will be required to submit scanned copy of Govt. recognized document as proof of age along with student ID proof before being declared

Key Dates

  • Start of Registration – 22nd November 2014
  • Last date for completion of Online Education Quiz - 04, January, 2015
  • Last Date for Submission of Essay – 04 January, 2015
  • Announcement of Winners – 17 January, 2015 (Postponed to 20th January 2015 on account of holiday)


  • First Prize - Rs. 1 Lac Cash Prize and Full Scholarship for any One of the ANU Online Programs of the Student’s Choice fulfilling the Eligibility for the Programme.
  • Second Prize - Rs. 50,000 Cash Prize and 50% Scholarship for any One ANU Online Program of the Student’s Choice fulfilling the Eligibility for the Programme.
  • Institution Prize – The College where the student is studying will receive Rs. 50,000 as cash prize
Note – The rules and schedule are subject to change and any such change will be intimated to registered students by email

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