Story Writing Competition – Terms and conditions

  • Story Submission
    • Only stories with a proper title will be considered.
    • The Story should be written/typed by the student only.
    • The competition is for School going children of India only of Class 1 to 12.
    • Participants from all states(except Tamilnadu) of India are allowed to participate.
    • The story can be in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati only. We currently accept Stories in these languages only. If we start supporting any other regional languages, then we’ll provide an update on the competition page(link).
    • The stories should not contain any obscene or abusive words.
    • Parents/Guardian can ‘only submit’ the story on behalf of their Child, Stories written by Parents/Guardian will not be considered.
    • Stories can be in any one of the given 3 different ways,
      • Pasting the text on Submission page(link)
      • Uploading Typed document in MS Word(doc/docx), Text(txt/text). Maximum file size is 2 MB.
      • Uploading Scanned/Photographed file of the hand-written pages in JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF format. Maximum pages allowed are 2. Maximum file size for each file is 5 MB.
    • The stories received by Kahani Express under ‘Story Writing Competition’ will be considered as the property of Kahani Express, and participants can not claim copyright on the same.
    • The Stories should form a meaning, any random text/paragraphs/lines won’t be considered as a story.
    • The only stories which will be sent during the Competition period(06th Oct, 2015 to 10th Jan 2016) will be considered.
  • Process of calculating result to identify winners
    • Each Like participant receive on their story’s facebook post participant will get 1 point. Same way each +1 participant receive on their story’s Google+ post will get 1 point.
    • Each share participant receive on their story’s  facebook post or google+ post will get them 2 points.
    • The Jury appointed by Kahani Express will read stories and give marks out of 100 to each story.
    • The total points received by sharing the story links on social media and marks obtained from the Jury will be normalized to identify the winners.
    • The Participants and/or their Parents/Guardians are advised not to get likes and shares using any unfair means. If such practice is found, then the participant will be disqualified without any prior notification.
    • The Facebook Likes, Google +1s, and Facebook, google+ shares received by the story of participant until 25th Jan, 2016 will be considered.
  • Winner Announcement, Prize distribution
    • The winners will be announced on 26th Jan, 2016(Republic Day).
    • The Prizes will be sent within a week after the announcement of the winners.
    • Kahani Express holds final rights to make changes in rules, winners, prizes, dates, stories, and links at any point of time.
    • All disputes subject to Dwarka, Gujarat, India Jurisdiction only.
    • Kahani Express will not accept any change in result once the winners are announced. And Kahani Express’ Decision will be the final.

 

Last Updated: 27th Dec, 2015