Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2019

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Last updated on: 09-Aug-2018
EligibilityYoung Indian authors of age 35 years or below as on 1 January 2019
RegionIndia
AwardINR 50,000
DeadlineClosed

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About the Program

Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2019 is a literary award which invites entries from publishers and young Indian authors in all the 24 languages recognised by the Akademi. This award encourages young writers to write in Indian languages and thus make significant contribution to the language and literature to which it belongs.

Scholarship
  • Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2019 DeadlineClosed
    Eligibility
    • The entrant must be an Indian national.
    • Authors who wish to submit their entries must be 35 years of age or below on 1st January 2019.
    • The book submitted as the entry may be the author's first book or his/her best book written in one of the 24 languages recognised by the Akademi.
    Benefits

    The winner of Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2019 will receive a cash prize of INR 50,000, a plaque and a citation.

    Documents

    An attested copy of the date of birth certificate

    How can you apply?

    Step 1: Click here to download the application form.
    Step 2: Fill the application form.
    Step 3: Attach the required document.
    Step 4: Now, submit the completed application form along with the document and book for entry to the address mentioned below:
    Secretary 
    Sahitya Akademi
    Rabindra Bhavan
    35, Ferozeshah Road
    New Delhi – 110 001

    Note: The participants can send their entries in their respective languages to the specified addresses.

Selection Criteria

A Jury Panel of three members will recommend books for the award to the Executive Board for formal approval of the winner. For more details, click here.

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Terms and Conditions
  • The books sent for entry must be highly promising or have made outstanding contribution to the language and literature to which it belongs.
  • The entered book must not be a work of translation.
  • The book must not be an abridgment.
  • The entry must not be a treatise or research work prepared for a university degree or any examination.
  • The author must not have won an award from the Akademi.
  • Any member of the Executive Board of the Akademi is not eligible to send their entry.
  • Any section of an integrated work is completed by itself as a book can be considered for the award.
  • A posthumous publication is not eligible.
  • If it comes to the satisfactory knowledge of the Executive Board that canvassing has been done by the author, his/her book will be disqualified.
  • For more details, click here.
Contact Us

Address: 

Head Office
Secretary
Sahitya Akademi
Rabindra Bhavan
35, Ferozeshah Road
New Delhi-110001
Phone: 011-23386626/27/28
Fax: 011-23382428
E-mail: secretary@sahitya-akademi.gov.in
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