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Shankar's International Children's Competition 2018


  • Eligibility: Age upto 15 years
  • Benefits: President of India Gold Medal, Shankar Award, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Gold Medal, Prizes


Children's Book Trust invites children upto age group 15 years i.e born on or after 1st January 2002, for Shankar's International Children's Competition 2018. Interested children can apply individually, any number of entries by selecting any theme/subject for the paintings, drawings or writings and the entry must be certified by the parent, guardian or teacher for the authenticity of the creation. The drawings can be in any medium and the size of each entry should not be less than 30 x 40 cm. For written work (poems, plays, short stories, essays, descriptive writing), the English language will be considered only. The best entries will be published in the monthly magazine, Volume 59.


Shankar International Children Competition, Nehru House, 4 Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002, Email:


Open to all student upto the age 15 years i.e have been born on or after January 1, 2002.

The application can be done by post only with the following steps:

Step 1: Every entry should carry the following information in BLOCK LETTERS, at the back side of the creation, or at the end of the work:

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

Step 2: Send the entries to:

Shankar’s International Children’s Competition
Nehru House
4 Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
New Delhi-110002

Step 3: Written entries can also be mailed in MsWord format at

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