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About The Event

About the event.

Do you have the gift of the gab? Can you dazzle the audiences with your charm? Do you have the ability to wrest the hottest story from a cultured breed? In the world of media, nothing goes unnoticed. A journalist has to keep a dignified balance between class and candour. This is a one of a kind event that serves as the ultimate test of your communication skills. From the classy newspaper to the newer and faster social media, you will have to master in all. But, be sure not to get tempted by all the paparazzi and the fame that the media world has to offer.




  • Round 1: Master Your Media - ONLINE - (As many)
    For details of the Online Round, See Round 1 below
    Deadline for entries: August 7, 2015

  • Round 2: Crazy Paparazzi (12 Teams)
  • Round 3: Can You Hear Me (5 Teams)

Choose your topic from Round 1 below, choose your media and cook up a news/story!
Send in your entries to vp@atharvthefest.in
Winners will be invited to Atharv'15 at IIM Indore from 11-13 Sept'15 for further rounds.
Visit us at atharvthefest.in


ROUND 1:  Master your Media - ONLINE


This is a shortlisting round. Teams will be shortlisted for the campus round on the basis of their performance in this round.

  • Teams can participate in teams of 3-5.
  • Teams can submit article/podcast/ video clipping reporting news from any of the segments given below:

    1. An Altruistic Scam
    2. An Uncanny Visitor

3. The Quiet Disaster

4. A Life Changing War

  • The news that they wish to report can either be a fact or a figment of their imagination. The news being reported doesn’t have to be current. Happenings from the recent as well as far past can be reported. The teams are allowed to make up events or happenings as well.  
  • The word/time limit for the chosen form of media is as stated:
    Article: 500 words
    Podcast: 3 minutes
    Video: 5 minutes
  • The teams will not be judged on the choice of their media but on their adroit use of the media so chosen.
  • Plagiarism of any kind will lead to direct disqualification.
  • The entries need to be mailed at vp@atharvthefest.in
  • DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: August 7, 2015 EOD

Terms & Conditions


  • Participation in teams of 3-5.
  • Every participant can be a member of only 1 team.
  • Multiple teams from the same college are allowed.
  • Any form of indiscipline/plagiarism/cheating will lead to immediate disqualification.
  • Please adhere to the timings of the event given in the schedule.
  • The decision of the judges would be final and binding on all participants.

Win prizes more than worth Rs.9,000!