1. Introduction

1.1 These rules apply to all categories of the ANSTC

1.2 To enter a competition you must enter as directed on our website under the eligibility criteria

2. Eligibility and entry restrictions

2.1 To be eligible to enter a competition:

(a) entrants must be a real person, and studying in a registered institute

(b) there are age and grade limits for certain categories of competitions. You may read about it on the home page under eligibility.

2.2 The maximum number of entries to a competition category per person is 1.

3. Start and closing dates

3.1 A competition shall open for entries at the time and on the date specified on our website and/or social media channels, and similarly, shall close to entries at the time and on the date specified on our website and social media channels. Unless otherwise stated, these times and dates are set to those for IST (GMT +5:30).

3.2 Any entries received before the opening or after the closing of the competition will be invalid and will not be entered into the competition.

3.3 No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.

3.4 We reserve the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of our control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by us.

3.5 Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of all of these terms and conditions.

4. Judging

4.1 Competition entries shall be judged or winners selected on the basis of those criteria specified on our website and/or social media channels in relation to the competition.

4.2 If a competition entrant does not meet the eligibility requirements or is subject to any entry restrictions, that entrant shall not be entitled to be adjudged a winner, and will not be entitled to a prize in any circumstances.

4.5 Our decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

4.6 The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

5. Winners and prizes

5.1 Competition prizes for each competition shall be specified on our website or social media channels.

5.2 Competition prize winners will be notified of the competition result by email (if address is asked for/provided) or by direct message on social media (winners must therefore ‘like’ or ‘follow’ our social media accounts in order to be contacted about prizes) not more than 30 days following the closing date of the competition, and will receive their prizes not more than 60 days following that closing date.

5.3 The grand prize winners will be awarded at a grand function hosted in Delhi in August 2020.

6. Registration fees

6.1 Registration fees are different for the various categories of the competition as specified on our website

6.2 Registration fees are non-refundable under any circumstances

7. What happens to entries?

7.1 Competition entries will not be returned. Please, therefore, keep a copy of your competition entries. They will be screened through our multi-layered process. We will be in touch with you on the registered email address.

8. Publicity

8.1 We may undertake publicity activities relating to competitions and prize awards. The winner therefore agrees to the use of their name, photograph and disclosure of town or region of residence in any post-prize-winning publicity names, surnames, towns or regions of residence and prize details.

9. Our details

9.1 This prize competition is run by Luminous - An Illuminator of Science and Humanity

9.2 You can contact us:

(a) by post, using the postal address given on our website;

(b)) by telephone, on +91 (22) 26145756.

(d) by email, using the email address info@luminoustrust.org