Age Categories that can participate 

  • Junior(8 – 12 Years)    

  • Senior(13 – 18 Years)    

  • Youth (19 - 45 Years ) 

  • Veteran (46 Years & Above)

General Guidelines 

  • No prior information on the topic will be given to the participant. 

  • Topics will be given on the spot and 1 minute will be given to the participants to think and gather their thoughts 

  • Since the contest is online the participant will have to be waiting and ready to take the topic when their names are called.  

  • The names will be called randomly. Hence participants should make sure that he is logged in from the beginning (Why randomly, they need to be called as per their Registration ID) 

  • Topics will be related to school, education, current affairs, sports, movies etc. 

Judgment Criterion 

  • Time frame is 2minutes with a grace period of 30seconds 

  • 1 minute after giving the topic, an indication sign will be shown wherein the participant has to start speaking. 

  • On completion of 2 minutes of speech, another indication sign will be shown and the participant will have a further 30 seconds to conclude their speech. 

  • Prompting of any sort by the family members is prohibited and lead to disqualification of the participant. 

  • Judges decision is final 


Submission Guidelines For Initial Round

  • The participant should verbally mention their event registration ID at the start of the video.

  • The video should be of good enough quality to view and hear the participant clearly. 

  • The Maximum File Size should not exceed 100 MB. 

  • Must not be edited, the entire hand and face should be clearly visible.  

  • The camera must be fixed in one place for shooting the video. 

  • Audio should be clear without any noise 

  • The submitted clips exceeding the time limit will be disqualified without notice and his/her application shall be treated as null and void.  

  • Extempo English initial round topics:
    Choose any of the topics below and speak for no more than 3 minutes.

    • Juniors (theme: identity)

      • Why I am glad not to be...

      • I wish grown-ups would...

      • What I would change if I could and why

    • Senior (theme: environmental)

    • Choose any of the topics below:

      • Why is water so important

      • Are we going to see a hotter world? What can we do to stop it

      • Is being vegetarian actually better for the planet?

    • Youth & Veteran (theme: wealth) 

    • Choose any of the topics below:

      • 1. Fools and their money are easily parted.

      • 2. Does money make the world go round?

      • 3. Real wealth is never measured in money or possession

  • Extempo Malayalam initial round topics:

    • Juniors

      • aakasham Neela allayirunnuvengil...

      • ennikku parakkan sadhichal.....

      • valuthakumbol enthanu cheyyuvan ettavum Ishtam.....

    • Senior

      • Home schooling anno, schoolil pokunnathano nalathu.... 

      • Politics schoolil paddipikanamo?

      • njan President Ayal?

    • Youth & Veteran 

      • Corona virus thudakkam Muthal nammuku  ozhivakamayirunnuvo? Corona kalakattam Enthanu nammale padippichathu?

      • social media  kuttikalkku haneekaramo?

      • lokam pala competitions nadathunnundu. Enthanu gunavum dhoshavum Annu competitionsil cherunnathukondu ullathu