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Young Economist of the Year

From Theory to Life Skills

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INTRODUCTION

IGenPlus, gives teenagers from all over the globe  an opportunity to win the title of ‘Young Economist of the Year.’ This competition aims to encourage the youth to interpret economic events and present their views to the world. 

Participate to win prizes up to INR 7501 and much more!

OBJECTIVE

Economics surrounds us in subtle and obvious ways. It frames our choices and helps us understand several economic and social issues. The subject knowledge can be applied in varied fields, from business to agriculture to healthcare to environment and development.

21st-century classrooms need to challenge young people in thinking about these themes critically. Moreover, students should learn how to turn their logical arguments into a piece of writing. This essay competition provides a way to  do just that.

ESSAY TOPICS

-Aatmanirbhar Bharat: My Contributions
-Indian Farm Laws 2020: Pro or Anti Farmer?
-India Towards a $5 Trillion Plus Economy: Possibilities & Challenges 

-The Power of Information: How the internet helped us in facing the COVID-19 crisis

-Economics of the Environment: Are we on track to create a sustainable planet?

WHAT AND HOW TO SUBMIT?

Step 1:

Click on ‘Register’, Fill the form.

Step 2:

Upload your ‘Essay’ file (Doc. or pdf.) 

Step 3:

Click on the ‘Submit’ button.

GENERAL GUIDELINES

  1. Participants aged between 12 and 19 years are eligible to apply 
  2. Students can choose any topic from the list (Maximum 3 entries allowed per person)
  3. All essays must be typed in the English language and submitted as a Word DOC or PDF
  4. Every submission should be within the word limit of 500-1000 words
  5. Submissions must be original and free from plagiarism
  6. All entries must be sent before 15 January 2021

PRIZES​

First Prize

  • Title of the ‘Young Economist of the Year’
  • INR 2501 Amazon gift voucher sponsored by IGenPlus
  • Full scholarship for IGP’s online course worth INR 5,000
  • Essay publication on the official website of  ‘IGenPlus’
  • Merit Certificate from IGP 
  • Social media coverage on all IGP platforms
  • Feature in ‘The Plus’ Magazine of IGP

Second Prize

  • Full scholarship for IGP’s online course worth INR 5,000
  • Merit Certificate from IGP 
  • Social media coverage on all IGP platforms

Third Prize

  • Merit Certificate from IGP

JURY PANEL

SOUMYA AGGARWAL

CEO & Founder, IGP

AYUSHEE CHAUDHARY

Program Manager

NISHTHA NARANG

Program Manager

JUDGING CRITERIA

Entries will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  1. Originality and content clarity
  2. Quality of research and analysis 
  3. Descriptive language and structure of the essay
  4. Adherence to rules of grammar and syntax
  5. Application of subject knowledge to real-world issues

CONTACT

For any queries, please feel free to email mehak@igenplus.com.

Get in touch

Address

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Prashant Vihar, New Delhi
India - 110085

Phone

+91 9817500105

Email

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