Maulana Azad International Essay Competition


Every year, the Indian Council for Cultural Relations organizes the Maulana Azad International Essay Competition in English, Hindi, Urdu and Arabic languages. This competition is open to  students of accredited universities and research institutions located in Asia.


Competition Organizer

The Embassy of India

*International Event*

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Technology - Other
  • Business - Global
  • Graduate - Global
  • Undergraduate - Global
  • High School - Global
Who's Eligible
  • Participants should be a student of an accredited university or research institutions located in Asia only. A certificate to this effect obtained from the university or institution and a passport-sized photograph must be enclosed with the entries.
  • To participate, you have to be under 30 years of age.
Competition Prizes

1st: Rs. 25,000; 2nd: Rs. 20,000; 3rd: Rs. 15,000