As part of the celebrations of the 193rd birth anniversary of its
legendary founder and an outstanding social reformer, Sir Syed Ahmad
Khan, the Aligarh Muslim University would hold an All India Essay
Writing Competition for university and college students in English
language on the topic “Sir Syed’s vision of empowerment through
character building and modern education”.
Entries are invited only from bonafide students of universities and
The essay must be sent to the Public
Relations Office by September 25, 2010.
There are three cash prizes including
first prize of Rs. 25,000, second Rs. 15,000 and third Rs. 10,000.
Besides state level toppers of the aforesaid competition will also
be given a sum of Rs. 5,000 as consolation prize.
The prizes shall be presented on the
occasion of Sir Syed Day celebrations on October 17, 2010.
All prize winners shall be provided
boarding and lodging along with one close relative.
The first, second and third prize
winners will be given both ways AC II class railway fare and state
level toppers will be given second sleeper fare.
The essay should be submitted on A4 size paper in double space typed
on one side, should contain at least ten pages and not exceed
sixteen pages duly forwarded by the head of the educational
A soft copy is also required.
Information about the vision and mission of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan is
available on the varsity website
AMU Vice Chancellor, Professor P K Abdul Azis has urged the Vice
Chancellors of all Universities to encourage the students to
participate in competition.