7th All India Art Competition 2018

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Last updated on: 06-Aug-2018
EligibilityNursery to class 12
AwardGold medal

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About the Program

7th All India Art Competition 2018 is a painting competition which invites applications from Preparatory Classes (Nur., LKG, UKG) to class 12 students. The theme/topic for this year is "Colours of National Symbols" to delineate the love and care about the national symbols through artistic creations and illustrations. The main aim towards this painting competition is to is to sharpen, motivate, teach young and growing children through art towards the significance of our country and national symbols.

The student has to create a drawing/painting/collage/mixed media artworks on any or group of 2-3 national symbols but it is not necessary to include all of them in an artwork: The theme of artwork which a student can choose from are as follows:

  • National Flag
  • National Anthem
  • National Song
  • National State Emblem
  • National Currency Symbol
  • National Animal
  • National Aquatic Animal
  • National Bird
  • National Calendar
  • National Flower
  • National Fruit
  • National River
  • National Tree
  • 7th All India Art Competition 2018 DeadlineClosed

    To apply for the art competition, an applicant must belong to any of the following categories:

    Group A: Preparatory Classes (Nursery, LKG, UKG)
    Group B: Grade or Class 1-2
    Group C: Grade or Class 3-4
    Group D: Grade or Class 5-6
    Group E: Grade or Class 7-8
    Group F: Grade or Class 9-10
    Group G: Grade or Class 11-12

    • One Gold Award, one Silver Award, one Bronze Award and five Commended Awards on every 100 Paintings in each category.
    • Exhibition of Selected 300 Paintings at the prestigious location in New Delhi
    • Appreciation Awards for paintings selected for exhibition
    • Award and Merit Certificate for 500 paintings.
    • Certificate of Participation for all students.
    • Awarded and Meritorious Paintings on the website forever. http://www.childrenartcontest.com and http://www.facebook.com/childrenartcontest
    How can you apply?

    An individual or a school can apply by following the specific steps:


    Step 1: Make the artwork
    Step 2: Download the form from here
    Step 3: Fill it and paste on the back of the artwork only
    Step 4: Or, just write the following details on the back of the artwork:

    Name of Participant
    Class & Group
    Name of the School and City
    Name of Father or Mother
    Address with PIN CODE (Address where the courier services have access)
    Mobile No and E-Mail ID
    Entry Fee Ticket. No.

    Step 5: The entry for an individual is INR 400, buy the entry ticket from here.

    School/ Hobby Centres/ Group:

    Step 1: Collect the entry from students
    Step 2: Label the entry on the back of the artwork; Name of Participant, Class & Group, Participation Fee Ref. No, Rubber Stamp of the Institute
    Step 3: Download the group registration form from here.
    Step 4: A group Cheque/Bank Draft in favor of Shanker Art Foundation or, a consolidate E-Transfer.

    Final Step: Send entries to address given below:

    Kishore Shanker
    Shanker Art Foundation
    H. No 430 (FF), Sector-9


    National Art Centre
    (Near Plot No. 258)
    Udyog Vihar Phase- IV
    Gurgaon- 122015

Important Dates

Entry date: 1st July-15th August 2018
Judging session: 15-16 September 2018
Publication of result: 29-30 September 2018
Exhibition of Awarded Paintings at Lobbies of India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi: October/November 2018

Terms and Conditions

The size of the artwork could be

  • of size A3 paper or of 15 x 11 inches 
  • of size A4 paper or of 12 x 9 inches
  • of a size of any Standard Sketch Book

Note: The entry must be on good quality paper.

Contact Us

Kishore Shanker
Shanker Art Foundation
H. No 430 (FF), Sector-9


National Art Centre
(Near Plot No. 258)
Udyog Vihar Phase- IV
Gurgaon- 122015

Email: childrenartcontest.com@gmail.com,
Phone: 9910999689, 9810234197

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