STRUCTURE: The competition will have two levels: ➢ Preliminary: constitute of multiple parallel group of discussion each comprising of maximum 10 participants (one group). ➢ Final: Three individual from the each group will qualified for final. RULES: ➢ The students will randomly assigned to a group ➢ The topics of discussion of each group will released at the venue. ➢ All the students are requested to bring pen/pencil, blank paper for group discussion. TIMING: ➢ Each speaker is allowed a maximum of 2 minutes at a stretch to put forward their points. The moderator will ensure that each participant will get a chance to speak. ➢ The whole discussion will go for 20 minutes.
JUDGEMENT CRITERIA: ➢ MATTER: The content of their points and its relevance to the topic of discussion along with attempt to add diverse perspectives to it is encouraged. ➢ MANNER: The Etiquettes of their Speech. Practises Such as Interrupting another participants in a middle of a speech, passing condescending remarks etc. are highly discouraged. Polite but active participants are encouraged.