a. Entry to the competition for schools is by invitation only and organizers reserve the right to accept or reject any application for registration and/or entry to the proceedings
b. Students cannot participate on their own in this competition. Students have to participate through their respective schools
c. The English/Hindi/regional language version competition will be only conducted in schools where the medium of instruction is necessarily English/Hindi/regional language respectively
d. There is no entry or registration fee
e. A student can participate only once from his/her own school. Valid identification and contact details must be produced in case the organizers require
f. The Competition (film screening and essay writing) has to be conducted at the school premises during the pre-scheduled/pre-agreed timings. Essay entries can be disqualified for not following the prescribed procedure
g. The essay topics are different for each year. Essays will only be considered if the essay is written on the given topic for that year
h. The organizers retain the right to make any changes to the event, including but not limited to its format, date, rules, prizes etc. without any prior notice
i. Once you participate in this competition you indicate your acceptance to the format, prizes and organisers’ decisions including judging of essays at the school, city and national level, which will be final and binding
j. By entering the competition, the participants and attendees permit themselves to be photographed/recorded by electronic, online and print media for telecast and publication. They further consent to being contacted by their given contact details
k. All national/state level winners will be provided stay and return travel for the national award ceremony only from the city of victory i.e. their city of participation
l. Organizers will arrange for the prize distribution for winners and runners-up through their event management agency. Any loss of prizes during transit or due to any other reason would not be organizers’ responsibility and hence wouldn't be liable for replacement
m. All decisions taken by the organizers will be final and binding on all issues related to Tata Building India School Essay Competition