National Essay Contest

About National Essay Contest

This National Essay Contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the Pakistan's youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world.


The theme is mentioned on the poster, a new theme is announced at the beginning of each month.

Eligibility Criteria

This online National Essay Contest is open to those who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry. One registration per artist. 

Rules and Regulations 

1) Essays should be a maximum of 1,500 words excluding references, essays should only be written in Urdu/English. Past winners are not eligible to participate.
2) Essays must be original and unpublished. Plagiarism is not allowed. WE WILL CHECK for the authenticity of your writing, plagiarized entries will be rejected.
3) You can include images in your work, mainly if they illustrate the topic or your ideas. Make sure you reference any images you use.
4) Winners, finalists, semifinalists, and all other participants will be notified via email and/or by mail typically within a week after the last date.
5) By entering the contest, the artist agrees with the rules mentioned above and the decisions of the Selection Committee. Their decision shall be final and is not subject to appeal.


This online competition runs on a monthly basis. Each month competition begins on the first day of the month ends at 11:59 pm on the 25th day of the month, Pakistan time.

Competition Poster

Competition Director