“If you don’t know that an opportunity exists, you don’t get that opportunity.”

PatnaBeats in association with DexConnect connects students with educational opportunities every week.

DexConnect is a global organisation that gives students from all over the world the chance to nurture and hone their talents by providing them with a hoard of opportunities. And this time, PatnaBeats has collaborated with them in order to provide all the Biharis with opportunities on an international ground so that they can take their talent to the next level.

Global Talent Alert invites interested contenders from all parts of the world to come and participate in the various competitions organised by different organisations and get a chance to showcase their dexterity on an international platform. There are a number of competitions such as photography competition, essay competition and many more.  The deadline for every competition along with the prize money is provided below.
Hurry up! Register yourselves and make your talent go global.



Independence Day Photography Competition

Deadline: July 25, 2017

Entries are invited for the Photography Competition on the occasion of Independence Day 2017. The theme of the competition is ‘Beautiful India’. The participants are to take original snap on the subject. Any citizen of India of age 18 years or more can participate in this contest. Winning entries will receive Rs. 20,000 and recognized by the Department of Posts, Government of India.

Link: Independence Day Photography Competition


Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists 2017

Deadline: July 25, 2017

Woman-identifying journalists from anywhere in the world are eligible to apply. Applicants need to submit a brief description of the project or opportunity they are seeking funding for, an estimated budget and their CV. The IWMF will make an annual total of $230,000 worth of grants to support women journalists in their projects and endeavor.

Link: Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists 2017


Consumer Affairs Video Contest

Deadline: July 28, 2017

The Department of Consumer Affairs is organizing a Video Contest wherein the participants are required to upload video clips of not more than 2 minutes duration on the theme “Consumer Awareness”. 1st Prize would be Rs. 50,000 and a certificate of appreciation from the Department.

Link: Consumer Affairs Video Contest


British Council Great Scholarships

Deadline: July 31, 2017

The British Council is delighted to announce GREAT Education scholarships for the year 2017. The total worth of these scholarships is over 1 million pounds. With 198 scholarships on offer, it is a great opportunity for Indian students wishing to make the most of their UK education.

Link: British Council Great Scholarships


WWF India Poster Making Competition

Deadline: July 31, 2017

World Wildlife Fund India is organizing a poster making competition for students in grade 3 to 8 across India. Students first participate in their respective schools and the school then submits one best poster to WWF-India’s state office 1 week prior to the City- Level Quiz. The theme of the contest is “Life on Earth 100 Years from Now”. Posters should be on A3 size.

Link: WWF India Poster Making Competition


Tata Building India Essay Competition

Deadline: July 31, 2017

Organized by the Tata Group of Companies, this essay competition provides a unique platform to encourage students in grade 6 through 12 across India to showcase their expressions in writing on a host of subjects related to nation building. The crowning moment for the national winners and the runners-up is the expected visit to the Rashtrapati Bhawan and a face-to-face meeting with a national dignitary.

Link: Tata Building India Essay Competition


ICWA Essay Competition 2017

Deadline: July 30, 2017

As part of its ‘Awareness Programme on Indian Foreign Policy’, Indian Council of World Affairs announces the second edition of ICWA Essay Competition for school students (15-18 years) and undergraduate/post graduate students (18-25 years). A total of six winners receive cash prizes worth 80,000 INR from the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India.

Link:ICWA Essay Competition 2017

Rhodes Scholarship India

Deadline: July 31, 2017

Each year, there are five full scholarships available for Indian citizens to pursue academic degrees at Oxford University. To enter, you must have undertaken formal study at an educational institution in India for a minimum of 4 of the last 10 years, and have either (i) completed a school leaving exam (10th or 12th standard) at a school in India, or (ii) have received, or be in the final year of, an undergraduate degree at a university in India.

Link: Rhodes Scholarship India


Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award

Deadline: July 31, 2017

Organized by The Poetry Society UK, Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award is open to young writers aged 11-17. It welcomes poems on any theme and entry is completely free. Winners receive a fantastic range of prizes, from mentoring to a residential Arvon writing course, Poetry Society membership to books. The Poetry Society also continues to support winners’ development with performance, publication and internship opportunities.

Link: Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award


NASA-CineSpace Short Film Contest 2017

Deadline: July 31, 2017

NASA and the Houston Cinema Arts Society once again will offer filmmakers around the world a chance to share their works inspired by — and using — actual NASA imagery through “CineSpace,” a short-film competition.

Finalists and winners will be announced at a CineSpace event during the Houston Cinema Arts Festival in November. Entries will be competing for $26,000 in prizes with cash awards going to the top three submissions as well as the two films that best demonstrate the themes “Benefits of Space to Humanity” and “Future Space Exploration.”

Link: NASA-CineSpace Short Film Contest 2017


National Competition On Essay Writing in Physics

Deadline: August 01, 2017

The theme for this year is – Lasers Today – A century of Einstein’s stimulating theory of radiation”. Participants are expected to build-up the theme properly and cover major aspects of the basic Physics and technological applications of Lasers. The prize distribution will take place as a part of the IAPT annual convention to be held in October 2017.

Link: National Competition On Essay Writing in Physics


Green Olympiad 2017

Deadline: August 01, 2017

Supported by UNESCO and the Govt. of India, GREEN Olympiad is an annual written open for schools affiliated to recognized education boards and educational trusts. Students enrolled in such schools from grades IV to X can appear in this examination.

Link: Green Olympiad 2017


Korea-India Friendship Essay Competition

Deadline: August 08, 2017

Organized by the Embassy of Republic of (South) Korea, this essay competition is open to students across India studying in grade 7 through 12. Winners in the two categories (Junior – 7 to 9/Senior – 10 to 12) receive a fully-funded week-long educational trip to South Korea and several cash prizes of 20,000 INR.

Link: Korea-India Friendship Essay Competition


All India Letter Writing Competition

Deadline: August 15, 2017

Organized by the Department of Posts, Govt. of India, All India Letter Writing Competition is inviting entries from all age groups. Letters can be written in English, Hindi or any other local language. Winning letters will be put on exhibition in Sabarmati Ashram on October 2nd, 2017. The best writers in each category will be given an honorary title of “Patron of Post”. The grand prize winner receives Rs. 50,000. Several other prizes will be awarded.

Link: All India Letter Writing Competition


Kishore Vaigyanik   Protsahan Yojana

Deadline: August 23, 2017

Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India invites application for the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2017 to ensure the growth of the best scientific minds for research and development in the country.

Fellows receive a monthly stipend of 7000 INR and an annual grant of 28,000 INR to support their higher education in Science & Tech. Registrations start on July 09, 2017.

Link:Kishore Vaigyanik   Protsahan Yojana