Rules & Guidelines

Class KG, I to X
    • The teacher/coordinators can conduct the competition during school hours on any convenient day of their choice.
    • The work should be hand drawn, original, creative, and unassisted.
    • The work may be drawn or painted in pencil, pen, charcoal, crayon, pastel, water color, acrylics, oils and poster color.
    • The work must be drawn/painted on A4 size drawing paper.
    • All entries should be sent in one carefully packed parcel through schools ONLY along with participated student list and D.D./M.O.
    • Parcel must be sent by post/courier.
    • Kindly contact for fees and more information
    • School must be sent their entries/parcel to organiser before 31st July 2019
    • Results along with Certificates and Rewards will be sent to your school within 90 working days.
    • Children with special needs may receive assistance from their parents, guardians, or teachers with their work. If assistance is given, please note this on the respective entry.
    • The decision of examiner and jury will be final and binding to all participants and school.
    • Centre for National Olympiad reserves the right to reproduce the works in order to promote the Young Artist Programme Competitions with marketing materials such as, but not limited to, brochures, public information materials and exhibits without consent of the participants.
  • Drawing for Students Development

    School level competitions are about more than just participation & winning prizes; they can play a major role in uncovering & nurturing natural talents of the students. This is especially true of the art competitions where the students find a platform to display their creative and artistic abilities; for children and teenager, this can often have a life-changing effect.
    • Experience
      Competitions like these give a chance to budding artists of all hues to showcase their skills and experience a diverse form of learning which they might not otherwise have access to.
    • Motivation

      Competitions are important to motivate young artists and help them to develop their creative skills by exposing them to the contemporary talent in the field.

    • Broader Outlook

      Competitions offer meeting students from other disciplines and different geographical locations in turn offers students a chance to develop new ideas and broaden their outlook.

    • Right Attitude

      Taking part in drawing and coloring competitions helps the students to develop the right attitude towards a career as an artist.

    • I want to express my most heartfelt thanks to the entire CNO Team for assessing the talent of our students. Sincerely believe that every child has a gift to be discovered and encouraged.

      Fr. Lijo Paul
      Christ Academy CBSE School, Bengaluru
    • CNO has helped many children to bring their drawings at the national level. It is one of the happiest moment to see the drawing and our kids being recognised for the best performance

      Mr. R. C. Shrivastava
      Khelgaon Public School
    • Thank you so much for giving my daughter a great opportunity to show her artistic side and it was indeed a great pleasure to be part of CNO Competition. I will surely send the picture of my daughter with her certificate soon.

      Mrs Preeti Roy
    • Thank you very much for the award. My son was thrilled with the certificate. Draws with lots of love and enjoys drawing.

      Mrs. Preeti Chabda
  • Questions and Answers
    Why should our school participate?

    A contest is a great motivator for your students. When students know they are creating art for a national level contest with the possibility of being awarded and recognized, students will often make an extra effort to do the best job possible. Students will be proud to display their work and school will earn a recognition on national level.

    How does the contest work?
    My school is not entering the contest, can I enter alone?

    No, you cannot, registrations are accepted through schools only. It is the nature of competition.

    Is there a lot of extra work for our school?

    No. All you need to do is provide us the entries of your students as per guidelines.

    How many entries must a school have to participate?

    A school can have as few as 50 entries or as many as several hundred entries.

    What are the judges looking for?

    The judges are looking for good art based on the theme and following the rules provided, among all the best once will awarded and recognized.

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