Shankar International Children Competition 2019

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  • Last Date for Indian entries: October 31st
  • Last Date for Foreign entries: December 31st


Shankar International Children's Competition 2019 invites applications from children below the age of 16 years.

The main aim of the competition is to enhance the creative level of the creation and expression in the form of painting, drawing and writing. This competition was started by Children’s Book Trust Founding in the year 1957. It was in cooperated in Nehru House which was inaugurated by the President of India Dr. Radhakrishnan on November 30th, 1965.



To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • be below the age of 16 years. 


    • The President of India's Gold Medal for the best painting/drawing.
    • The Shankar's Award for the best-written work.
    • 15 Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Gold Medals for the next best paintings/drawings/written work.
    • About 300 Silver Medals and 300 prizes.
    • Certificates of Merit to deserving entries.


    Applicants' entry should carry the following information in English and in BLOCK LETTERS, at the back of the painting/drawing or at the end of the written work:

    • First Name/Last Name
    • Surname
    • Boy or Girl
    • Date of birth
    • Nationality
    • Full postal address
    • email ID and mobile number
    • Subject/title of the entry

    All entries should be pre-paid/adequately stamped and send directly to:
    Shankar’s International Children’s Competition
    Nehru House
    4, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
    New Delhi - 110 002
    Note: Entries sent by air cargo will not be accepted.

    ic: Shankar International Children Competition


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