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The Department of Higher Education, Ministry of HRD, in association with UGC, is organizing 11 rounds of National Essay Competition as part of the year long Fundamental Duties Awareness campaign of Govt of India to commemorate the 70th year of adoption of our Constitution. There will be one National Essay Competition every month, based on one Fundamental Duty. All students enrolled in any Higher Educational Institution in India are eligible to participate. 

This is in continuation to the UGC’s earlier communications regarding the yearlong  celebration of the 70th Anniversary of Constitution Day starting from 26th November 2019. As a part of this celebration, Hon’ble Minister of HRD announced yearlong Essay Competition on 26th of every month and the details of the same has been shared on the portal, i.e. .

The 3rd monthly National Essay Competition is scheduled to be held on 26th Feb, 2020 and the deadline for registration is 17th Feb, 2020. For further detail/registration visit  or

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