National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), New Delhi has announced notification for all India Photography Contest for students and teachers for 2011. Central Institute of Educational Technology of NCERT will conduct the contest for various age groups and classes. The contest is open to all the students including candidates of formal, non formal, private and government schools for all the States in India and union territories of the country. This is an excellent opportunity for the students in the age group of 12-18 years and teachers to showcase their talent in Photography. Following are details of themes of the contest and registration process:
1) Theme - Moods: For 12-14 years
2) Theme - We and our elderly people: For 12-14 years
3) Theme - Nature's gifts: For 15-18 years
4) Theme - Friendship: 15-18 years
For Teachers, the contest is open to all school teachers working in all government schools and also non government schools from all over India. There will be Digital Photography / Video Contest also for teachers. Following are themes for this contest: Depiction of an idea, representation of a subject content, An act of inspiration and An innovation relevant for school children. Themes for Video Contest are : A real story related to a content area of school education, composed of images, words and inspiring ideas that stimulates every one to learn more.
NCERT is also conducting Poster Contest for teachers. Themes of poster contest are, right to free and compulsory education, duties of appropriate government and local authority and parents and responsibilities of schools and teachers. Candidates can download entry forms from the website www.ciet.nic.in . Photographs may be submitted by students either post or online. Addresses for Communication: Contest coordinator, Room no. 242, Central Institute of Educational Technology (NCERT), Chacha Nehru Bhawan, Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi -110016. E-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org , photocontest. ciet.@gmail.com . Last date for entries is 30th January 2012. For more details, see CIET website at http://ciet.nic.in/docs/photography_competitin2011.pdf .