AIKYAM 3.0 : Elocution Competition

Sub-Themes for Competition:-

  • Migrant and Displaced Labourers
  • Gig Workers
  • Child Labour
  • Landless Labour
  • Labour Welfare Schemes


  • The participants may choose only one of the above-mentioned topics.
  • Maximum time allotted for elocution is 5 + 1 minutes.
  • Participants are requested to adhere to the time limit.
  • Languages used can be English/ Hindi/ Marathi.
  • The speech of the participants should be based on self-composed content.
  • Participants are not supposed to read out from paper/ mobile/ laptop.
  • Quotes/References from any poem/book/article written by others are to be acknowledged in speech.
  • In case of alleged abusive / unparliamentary language and indecent behavior, the participant may be disqualified.
  • Obscenity of any kind is not allowed and may lead to disqualification.
  • Participants shall arrange their own travel and accommodation. No travel/accommodation allowances will be provided by the host college.
  • Every participant will be allotted a code and will be called out using only the code. College name shall not be disclosed at any stage. Disclosure/indication of college identity will result in direct disqualification.
  • Eligibility of participants: students pursuing any Graduation/ Post Graduation from a recognized institution in the State of Maharashtra.
  • Any student enrolled in an institution of higher education is eligible for participation in this contest.
  • Decision of the Judges shall be final and binding on all teams and no objections shall be entertained.
  • Marking criteria: –
    1. Expression and Style (10 Marks)
    2. Knowledge of the subject (10 Marks)
    3. Originality (10 Marks)
    4. Body Language (10 Marks)
    5. Fluency (10 Marks)
  • Please note: The host college will allow a maximum of 30 participants only on first come first basis.