1) Who can participate?

Undergraduate students from any college can participate.

2) How many entries can one submit?

Only one entry can be submitted per person. 

3) Is there any registration fee?

No, there is no registration fee. But you must have registered on the Pragyan website and 

should possess a registered email ID.

4) In what file format should the story be submitted? And what other details must be added?

The story must be submitted as a word document (.doc or .docx). 

You must write your Name, registered email ID, College name and Contact number in the header of the 

word document containing your story.  

The name of the word document must be in following format: Image number_Title of your story.

5) How do I submit my story?

You should mail your story (as a word document) to the following e-mail ID, from your registered email ID

stringtheory@pragyan.org

And the subject of your mail should be in the following format: Image number_Title of your story. 

6) On what grounds can my entry be disqualified?

The entry can be disqualified on the following grounds:

a. If the story is much longer than the word limit.

b. If you have not mentioned your Name, registered email ID, College name and Contact number in the header of the word document containing your story.

c. If you send your entry beyond the deadline. [Deadline is three weeks after the release of the images.]

d. If the story is found to be plagiarized.

7) Should I come to the NITT campus to participate in this event?

No, you don’t have to come to the campus. The contest is entirely online based.

8) Who will be chosen as the winners for the event?

The best three stories will be chosen as the winners.

9) How and when will the winners be notified?

The winners will be declared after a week of the deadline. E-mail and SMS will be sent to the 

best three writers.

10) How are the winners awarded?

The winners are awarded a certificate of appreciation, and there is INR 5000 worth goodies to be won. Also, their stories will be published during 

Pragyan 2016 and in magazines. The details of the magazines will be notified to the winners. 

11) Is there any participation certificate? 

No. Only the winners are awarded with certificates of appreciation.

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