Creatively Engaging Youth: With Students, For Students, By Students.
  • Why Amity is conducting an online competition?
    During the current pandemic it is not possible to invite the students physically for the competition. Amity University decided to conduct an online competition for school students on requests of parents, students and schools.
  • Students of which schools are eligible to take part in the competition?
    The competition is open to current bonafide students of University/Colleges from any part of the World.
    In the School Section, competition is open to current bonafide students of secondary school, higher/senior secondary school, that is from standard/class 9th to 12th from any part of the World.
  • What language must be used during the competitions?
    The medium of communication will be English. However, if a student is not comfortable with English then, he/she can use Hindi.
  • Is there any entrance or registration fee?
    There is no entrance or registration fee.
  • How do I enter the competition?
    There are 13 categories of competitions. You can browse through each category and then decide which competition you want to enter. Or alternatively, you can select the category you would like to compete in and select a competition within the category to enter as a competitor.

    Please read the guideline of the competition. Once you are sure about a specific competition you want to enter, you click the 'registration' button which will take you to the registration page where you have to fill an online form. After you have filled the form click the button 'submit.'

    In case you have chosen to compete in more than one competition, then you have to register again for each competition you have chosen to compete.
  • Can I enter more than one competition?
    You can enter more than one competition of your choice. However, please go through the schedule to find if there are any conflict of dates or time between the competitions you have chosen.

    As the introductory session for all competitions will be from 11:30am to 12noon, you may be present only for an introductory session of one competition. Please inform the faculty or student coordinators of other competitions you have chosen to compete of your situation.
  • I do not have the school ID Card. What should I do?
    In the absence of school ID Card, please upload scanned copy of any other school identification document like, last fee receipt, etc.
  • I attend a school outside India. Am I eligible
    You are eligible if you are a student of standard/class 9th to 12th.
  • Can I enter the competition as a team?
    Please check the competition guideline. In some competitions team entry may be permitted. However, each member of the team will have to register.
  • How will I compete online?
    The competitions will be conducted on Microsoft Teams app (MS Teams app). Kindly download the app on your desktop/laptop or smartphone.

    For each competition, a MS Teams code is given in the guideline of the competition and in AYF2020 Online School Edition Schedule.

    You would have already been entered as a contestant/guest in the competition you are c Please open MS Teams app, click the competition and enter the code to be part of the competition.
  • Who are the competition judges, and what are they looking for?
    Please check the competition guideline. Generally, judges are Professors of the University or experts in their field.
  • I made a mistake when I uploaded my poster/essay/etc! Can I upload it again?
    Please check the guideline of the competition. Generally, only one submission is accepted from each participant. If you have accidentally submitted your submission twice, we will accept only the last submission that you have submitted.
  • Can I include images in my essay?
    Please check the guideline of the competition. Generally, we cannot accept images. This is because we follow strict guidelines to prevent any copyright infringements.
  • I have a great idea for an essay/poster, but I'm not sure it is relevant to the topic. What should I do?
    Essay or Poster that show "outside of the box thinking" can be good for a number of reasons – they can grab the judges' attention and can be really interesting for the audience. However, if it is too far detached from the topic, it won't be considered. In such a case be sure to explain why you think your essay/poster is relevant.
  • How will I know if I am the winner?
    The list of winners for each competition will be available on AYF 2020 Online School Edition website within one week of the closure of competitions.
  • If I win what award I will receive?
    The winner/s will receive 'Merit Certificate'. All participants will receive 'Participation Certificate'.
  • Will I get a feedback on my performance/submission?
    Due to the high number of submissions we receive, it is unlikely that we will be able to provide individual feedback about a performance or submission.
  • What should I do if my question is not answered here?
    If you have any questions for which answers are not available in FAQ section, please email msahni@amity.edu or call 8700067257.