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National Handwriting Competition 2014

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open30-Nov-2014

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AwardCash Prize, Medal, Certificates
EligibilityClass 1 to 12
RegionNo Region
Scholarship provider contact details

ASK India Society, J-147, 4th Floor, Vinayagapuram Main Road, MMDA Colony, Arumbakkam, Chennai - 600106 Tamil Nadu, Chennai: 044-42018460 / 8056001200, Hyderabad: 040-23343600 / 9848610839

What is National Handwriting Competition 2014?

Competition Structure:

One exam: Three rounds of evaluation

The assessment of the exam answer papers will be in three rounds.

  1. Round 1 is for School Level. The first 3 best performers in every school, in each Category, will be awarded Handwriting Champ of the School Certificate and Medal. All the students will receive Participation Certificates.
  2. Round 2 is for State Level. Students who qualify in the Round 1 are eligible for Round 2. This round is among the students from the same State. The first 3 best performers in State, in each Category, will be awarded Handwriting Champ of the State Trophy, a Certificate and Gift Hamper worth Rs. 2000/-
  3. Round 3 is for the National Level. All students who qualify in the Round 2 are eligible for Round 3. This round is among the students of different states. The first 3 best performers, in each Category, in India will be awarded Handwriting Champ of the Nation Trophy, a Certificate and Gift Hamper worth of Rs. 5000/-

Competition Pattern


  1. Category A – Students of standard: I, II, III and IV.
  2. Category B – Students of standard: V, VI, VII and VIII.
  3. Category C – Students of standard: IX, X, XI and XII.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

Examination Pattern

  1. The medium of examination will be English.
  2. The question paper for Category B and C will be the same. Category A has to write in a four-ruled paper.
  3. The duration of the exam is for 20 minutes.
  4. There will be only one written exam and the same answer sheet will be evaluated for further rounds/levels (if shortlisted in a particular round/level).

Evaluation Criteria
The following points are considered while evaluating the answer papers:

  1. Legibility and neatness.
  2. Font formation and uniformity in fonts.
  3. Joining or connectivity between letters(in cursive handwriting) and Spacing between letters(in print handwriting)
  4. Pen strokes and their angle.
  5. Legibility in the formation of numbers.
  6. Presentability of your script by underlining with colour pens.
  7. There will be negative marking for pressure applied on paper.

The minimum number of participants in any given category should be fifteen. For example; If XYZ High School sends an entry with 15 students in category A, 15 in category B and only 2 in category C, then the first three toppers in category A and B will be awarded Medals and Merit Certificates. But category C students will only get the participation certificates.

Date of Exam: Any day as per the convenience of the school management. The Last date to finish the exam is 30th November 2014. The answer sheets should reach ASK Learning Centre, Chennai by 15th December 2014.

Time: Any time as per the convenience of the school management, 20 minutes will be allocated to each category.

Venue: Exam will be conducted in the respective school.

Results: The results will be declared in the first week of January 2015.

Awards: The award distribution function will be held in New Delhi on 23rd January 2015 which is the International Handwriting Day. For the students and the School Management who are unable to attend the Awards Function at New Delhi, their prizes will be dispatched to their respective Schools by Registered Post by February 2015.

The Jury comprises of a group of highly experienced professionals of SmartWRITE working in the field of Handwriting, Calligraphy and Graphology. The decision of the SmartWRITE Jury is final.

How can you apply ?

Enrollment Fee Details

  • The enrollment fees is Rs. 70/- (Rupees Seventy Only) per participant.
  • A Demand Draft from any Nationalized Bank should be taken for the collected amount.
  • The Demand Draft should be taken in the name of ASK Learning Centre.
  • The Demand Draft should be payable at CHENNAI.
  • The Demand Draft and the School Registration Form should be couriered to the below mentioned National Controller's Office at Chennai on or before 30th November 2014.
  • As the School will incur an expenditure like DD Commission charges and courier charges, the school can retain 10% of the collected amount and make a DD for the rest of the amount.

As shown in the above image, ensure that the DD is taken in the name of "ASK LEARNING CENTRE" payable at CHENNAI.


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