Guidelines

An effective map based story may be organized under following headings (in order) :
• Title of the Story (short and crisp, not more than 10 words)
• Map with source (newspaper, textbook, journal/magazines, govt. website, etc.)
• Physical Setting (relief & climate)
• Issues/Problems (focus on the main issue)
• Solutions/suggestions (address the identified problem/Issue)

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Terms & Conditions

• The competition is open to students of Kendriya Vidyalayas enrolled in Class IX to XII.
• Entry must be endorsed by the Principal of the school.
• A participant can send only one entry.
• Only one story/entry per individual/team is permitted.
• The team consists of two students only.
• In case of more than one submission, all the entries would be disqualified.
• Only original ideas are accepted, copied ideas/stories would be disqualified.
• NCERT reserves right to cancel and amend the contest and/or the terms and conditions/technical parameters/evaluation criteria.
• The participants should submit the summary of the story map either in Hindi or English.
• Story map based on School Bhuvan-NCERT and summary of the map in 150 words will be submitted through this link.
• Entry submitted through any other medium/mode would not being considered for evaluation.
• Entry received after due date will not be accepted for evaluation.

Evaluation Criteria

• Entry should be map centric rather than photo centric.
• Only original ideas are accepted; copied ideas/stories would lead to disqualification.
• Originality of idea includes source of data, methodology and representation of data in the form of maps.
• The story map will be evaluated based on design/organization/legibility & visual appeal (Text/Font, Colour etc).
• Description of story must be given in 150 words.

Prizes

• Prizes will be given to the top 10 entries.
• All entries will be provided with Certificate of Participation.

Important Dates

• Date of submission will start from February 11, 2019 (There is no fee for Registration).
• Last date of submission: March 11, 2019 (till 11.59 p.m.).

Points to Remember

• Submissions must be in PDF, JPEG or PNG file.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Question 1: What is the procedure to participate/register in the national online competition?
Answer: Participant should fill the registration form and submit along with map and summary. It is mandatory to fill all sections of the form. Duly filled-in registration form should be endorsed by the Principal of the school.
Question 2: How many student/s/teams can participate from the School? Answer: Any number of students/teams can participate from the School.

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