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Submission Guidelines:


Chitrakatha’17 only accepts online submission.


Entry form should be duly filled. Entrants need to specify/fill the category of submission in the Common Entry form. All the information should be authentic and validated by school authority or equivalent.


Chitrakatha is for the students, by the students and from the students. Work done only as a student is eligible. All the work should be original and non-commercial and created by student only. Work sent should not contain any explicit or offensive material.


Individuals can enter maximum of 3 entries. Each entry has to be duly filled with separate entry form. Schools/Institutes/Colleges can enter up to 15 entries.


  • Entry form should be duly filled.
  • All the information should be authentic and validated by School authority or equivalent.
  • Chitrakatha is for the students, by the students and from the students. Work done only as a student is eligible.
  • All the work should be original and non-commercial and created by student only.
  • Individuals can enter maximum of 3 entries.
  • Schools/Institutes/Colleges can enter up to 15 entries.
  • Each entry has to be duly filled with separate entry form.

  • For Animation category : HD Quality MPEG4/AVI/MOV screening format
  • For Comics category: Printable PDF format.
  • 3 stills of the artworks and creator’s recent photo (all 300 dpi jpegs), a short bio and subtitle file (.srt format) for film and English translated file for Comics, if applicable.
  • Maximum duration of the entry should be minimum 30 seconds to 13 minutes for Animation. At least 75% of the sent content should be animated.
  • Page range for Comics should be minimum 5 to maximum 15.

  • This is purely pre-selection entry. The maker/producer of the shortlisted entries will be informed by e-mail and the selected list will be put up on festival website. Short listed Comics will be promoted through future publication with due credits to the creator with her/his consent.


    NID will include the selected entries to its archive and may use the same for any academic & promotional activities with due acknowledgement. NID will have the right to change, modify or cancel the festival schedule without any prior notice due to any unavoidable circumstances.


    Juries’ decision will be the final and hold no room for argument.


    Chitrakatha is a small budget big hearted non-commercial student animation festival for promotion of good storytelling across the nation and encourage young talents. It has no ‘CASH’ award but the awardees will receive a Certificate of merit and three uniquely designed trophies (1 each for Winner, 1st & 2nd Runner-up in both the categories).


    All the animation/comics entries along with other needed information should be sent through wetransfer/yousendit/dropbox/google drive kind of file transfer option with a folder titled to and cc to


    LAST DATE OF RECEIVING ENTRIES IS AUGUST 31, 2017 BY 23:59 HOURS


    *In case of any difficulties sending your entry/entries you can message to our FB page. Our team will try to help you out.