Participants will be asked to design a cover page of their school magazine. They need to depict their creativity, colour combination, description of the title.

Participants will be asked to design a cover page of their school magazine. They need to depict their creativity, colour combination, description of the title.

Participants: IndividualEligibility: Grade 9 to 12
Duration: 90 minutesFees: Rs.200/-


  • Artistic merit: Students will be judged on their qualities and skills demonstrated.
  • Creativity: Students? capabilities to illustrate their thoughts in an artistic way.
  • Unique and creative uses of the letters, background, foreground; all will be taken into account.
  • Participants are expected to carry all the material required such as pencils, erasers, sketch pens, paints, brushes, palettes, and water bowls.
  • The organisers will not provide the above mentioned material.
  • Participants will be provided with imperial art sheets.
  • Each participant must write his/her name, grade, name of the school and topic very clearly on the paper in BLOCK letters.

Judgment Criteria:

  • Theme and creativity – 10
  • Artistic expression – 10
  • Originality – 10
  • Imagination – 10
  • Composition – 10

General Rules

  • A student can participate in any two competitions and two workshops.   
  • Each participant and accompanying non-participant/s should carry a valid school identity card for inspection at the registration counter. You will be expected to produce your school/college identity card for inspection whenever asked to do so. 
  • The individual/team should report to the Event Coordinator at least 30 minutes before the scheduled time of the event. 
  • Any kind of weapon/s, sharp and objectionable objects and paraphernalia will be confiscated on the spot. 
  • Unruly behaviour, violence, offensive language, smoking on the premises and possession and use of abusive substances will lead to immediate disqualification of the entire contingent of the particular school from which the offending students are. 
  • The time limit for each competition must be adhered to. In case of noncompliance 
  • with the rules, points will be deducted for exceeding the time limit. 
  • The organizers of Viva reserve the right to admission, which may be revoked at any point of time without prior notice. 
  • The organizers reserve the right to alter the rules of any event. 
  • Please refer to the details given regarding grades, date, time and venue of the events. 
  • The decision of the judges will be final and binding on all. 
  • The points will be awarded as follows: 

Individual Event: 

1st Place = 5 

2nd Place = 3 

3rd Place = 1 

Team/Pair Event: 

1st Place = 10 

2nd Place = 7


Grades for Competitions and Workshops are bifurcated as follows:  

 GroupGroup 1 Group 2 COMMON 
PRIMARY GR 1 & 2 GR 3 & 4 GR 1 to 4 
MIDDLE SCHOOL GR 5 & 6 NA GR 5 to 7 
SECONDARY GR 7 & 8 GR 9 – 12 GR 8 to 12 


The Overall Winners and Runners Up will be declared on the day of Viva Grand Finale on 17th December 2023.  

Separate forms should be sent for each competition, workshop and sports event. Please refer to the forms given. 

No ‘on the spot’ entries will be accepted. 

Entries to competitions will be accepted on a ‘first come first served’ basis. 

No refund will be provided.  

Age Limit: Participation is open to all students from Pre-Primary to Junior College. 

All winners will receive awards in the form of certificates and trophies. 

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