Essay Writing Competition for School Students on Exploring Life in Space: A Journey Beyond Earth

Organizer: DIVISION OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERING, Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Karunya Nagar, – 641 114, TN, India.

  • No Registration Fees
  • Eligibility: School students of Std. X, XI and XII
  • International students with Indian origin are also eligible to submit
  • All participants will be awarded certificate of appreciation
  • Schools with more than 25 submissions will be awarded a special prize
  • Top 10 essays will feature in division magazine
  • Top three Winners will get a free chance to attend an International Conference with space scientists at Karunya
  • Last Date for submission: January 17, 2024, 5.00 PM
  • Announcement of Winners: January 31, 2024

Details of Cash Prizes

  • I-st Prize: Rs.10,000
  • II-nd Prize: Rs.5000
  • III-rd Prize: Rs.2500


  • Essays should be written only in English language between 300 words to 500 words in length.
  • Submissions made after the due date will not be considered for evaluation.
  • Essays will be judged based on creativity, originality and clarity of expression and in-depth insight into the topic.
  • Submissions must be made in pdf/doc format with Name, Student ID and School name.
  • Hand-written submissions can be scanned and uploaded in pdf format.
  • All submitted essays will be evaluated by eminent Scientists from core industries.
  • The decision of the judges will be final.


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