CBSE-CVC Essay Writing Competition


Date: 03.10.2022

Circular No: Acad-113/2022

Heads of Schools affiliated to CBSE

Subject: CBSE-CVC Essay Writing Competition

Dear Principal,

Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is the apex body mandated to fight against corruption and to ensure integrity in administration. The Commission has been implementing multi-pronged strategy to combat corruption which encompasses preventive, punitive and participative vigilance. One of the most important aims of education is to inculcate values among students so that they develop into responsible and committed citizens to contribute in nation -building.

Essay Writing Competition

In order to create awareness among school students, CBSE in collaboration with CVC has decided to organize essay writing competition on the occasion of Vigilance Awareness Week 2022 as per the following details: :

  • Event: Essay writing competition for the students of classes 10th to 12th
  • Topic: Corruption Free India for a Developed Nation, भ्रष्टाचार मुक्त भारत –विकसित भारत

Important points to be noted:

  • The schools will organize essay writing competition at school level during school hours under the supervision/ invigilation of school teachers  on the above topic any day between 03.10.2022 to 10.10.2022. Students of classes 10th to 12th can participate in this Competition.

  • Word limit : 500-600 words

  • Duration of Essay Competition at school: 1 hr

  • Language: हिन्दी (Hindi) or English

  • The entries must have the required information i.e. Topic, Name of Student, Father’s Name, Class, Mobile Number, Email Address as per Annexure A.

  • Timeline:

Competition at school level


to 10.10.2022

Evaluation at school level

Uploading the 01 best entry by school on CBSE - CVC Essay Writing Competition Portal at

7. Submission/ Uploading by Schools:
  • As soon as the essay competition is conducted at school level, schools will evaluate the entries  and  upload  the   one   best   entry   (pdf)   on   CBSE   portal   at   the   given link

  • Schools will also fill in the data of student participation in the above portal.
8. Evaluation:
  • The three best entries at school level will be appropriately honoured at school level by the school itself during the Vigilance Awareness Week.

  • The first best entry will be uploaded by the school at the CBSE portal given above.

  • The best entries uploaded by schools will be evaluated at the CBSE regional level and three best entries will be selected from each CBSE Region.

  • The three best entries from each CBSE region will be evaluated at the national level. These three best entries will be appropriately honoured at the CBSE regional level.

  • The five best entries selected at the national level will be submitted to CVC and shall be honoured at New Delhi. Details will be informed in due course.

  • Rubrics for evaluation are given at Annexure B.

  • Originality of ideas and intellectual honesty should be thrust areas for evaluation. Plagiarism of any kind detected at any level will attract disqualification.
You are requested to disseminate the above information among the students of your school so that the students may participate in the above competition.

With Best Wishes
Secretary, CBSE

Copy to the respective Heads of Directorates, Organizations and Institutions as indicated below with a request to disseminate the information to all the schools under their jurisdiction:

1. Secretary, Central Vigilance Commission, Satarkta Bhavan, Block-A,GPO Complex , INA, New Delhi - 110 023
2. The Commissioner, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, 18 Institutional Area, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, New Delhi-16
3. The Commissioner, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, B-15, Sector-62, Institutional Area, Noida-201309
4. The Secretary, Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS), Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India.
5. The Secretary, Sainik Schools Society, Room No. 101, D-1 Wing, Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110001.
6. The Chairman, Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya Sangathan, N-1/9, Near Doordarshan Kendra, PO Sainik School Nayapalli, Bhubaneswar, Odhisha-751005.
7. The Director of Education, Directorate of Education, Govt. of NCT of Delhi, Old Secretariat, Delhi-110 054
8. The Director of Public Instructions (Schools), Union Territory Secretariat, Sector 9, Chandigarh-160017
9. The Director of Education, Govt. of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim –737101
10. The Director of School Education, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar –791 111
11. The Director of Education, Govt. of A&N Islands, Port Blair – 744101
12. The Director of Education, S.I.E., CBSE Cell, VIP Road, Junglee Ghat, P.O. 744103, A&N Island
13. The Director, Central Tibetan School Administration, ESSESS Plaza, Community Centre, Sector -3, Rohini, Delhi
14. The Additional Director General of Army Education, A –Wing, Sena Bhawan, DHQ, PO, New Delhi-110001
15. The Secretary AWES, Integrated Headquarters of MoD (Army), FDRC Building No. 202, Shankar Vihar (Near APS), Delhi Cantt-110010
16. DS to Chairperson, CBSE
17. CVO / all Heads of Departments, CBSE
18. All Regional Directors/Regional Officers of CBSE with the request to send this circular to all the Heads of the affiliated schools of the Board in their respective regions
19. All Joint Secretary/ Deputy Secretary/ Assistant Secretary/SPS / Analyst, CBSE
20. All Head(s)/ In-Charge(s), Centre of Excellence, CBSE
21. In charge IT Unit with the request to put this Circular on the CBSE Academic Website
22. In-Charge, Library
23. The Head (Media & Public Relations), CBSE
24. Record File

Annexure A

Response Sheet


Name of Student

Father’s Name



Email Address

School Name and Address

School Contact Details: Mobile & Email Address

Note: Please write below this line. Word limit is 500-600 words.

Annexure B



Area of Evaluation

4 Marks

3 Marks

2 Marks

1 Marks


Originality of expression

Fresh, distinctive approach, it is highly imaginative or creative.

Conveys some creative, imaginative, or insightful ideas beyond the commonplace.

Reflects few creative, substantive, or imaginative ideas out of the ordinary.

Communicates no substantive or imaginative ideas and is unremarkable.



Expression is highly impressive and the content is very well organized.

Fluent Expression and the content is well organized.

Message is sometimes difficult to

follow and

content is fairly well organized.

Message cannot be understood and the content is poorly




Arguments are very well supported (with insightful examples, arguments, and details). The essay includes quotes/ passages from the text and a strong analysis of their significance.

Arguments are well supported. The author uses specific examples, arguments, and details to support key ideas.

Some key issue are unsupported. The main idea is clear but the supporting information is too general.

Several key issues are unsupported. Main idea is somewhat clear but there is need for more supporting information.


Relevance to the topic

Information is very much relevant to the topic and cites recent examples.

Information is relevant to the topic.

Some information is irrelevant to the topic.

Very little relevance

Maximum Score: 16

नोट :- हमारे वेबसाइट पर ऐसी जानकारी रोजाना आती रहती है, तो आप ऐसी ही सरकारी योजनाओं की जानकारी पाने के लिए हमारे वेबसाइट से जुड़े रहे।