9th Rabindranath Tagore Award - International

English Poetry Contest - 2020 Award

"Celebrate the legacy of poetry, talent, merit and the global goodwill"

Submission Guidelines

1. Poem line limit  -  25

2. Only one entry per contestant

3. Additional description if necessary, can be given about the poem (Line limit -  10)

4. Entries will be evaluated by three International juries

5. The entry file name should be in the format - (RBT2020 -your name, eg. RBT2020 - Amit Kumar) 

6. The Entry in Ms- Word file format should be sent as an attachment.

7. Participants are requested to maintain the confidentiality of the entries till the announcement of the results.

8. Past winners can participate in the contest

9. Results are expected to be announced around the month of January/February - 2020.

10. It can be of any theme.

Award Details

1. Winner will receive - Rs.5000/- Cash Prize and the prestigious ‘Rabindranath Tagore Award’ Memento.

2. Positions 2 to 5th will receive framed ‘Poiesis Award’ for poetic excellence

3. Positions 6 to 10 will receive framed awards for the merit.

Email your queries and poems to


Last Date of Submission : 30th November, 2019


Registration Link for Indian Participants

Indian participants: 300 INR
Registration Link for International Participants

International: 5 USD