The Aeronaut presents


In the memory of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary, The Aeronaut presents

Dr. Kalam Dream India Writing Contest-2020

About contest

The Aeronaut is an online portal dedicated to Aerospace community. It gives day-to-day coverage of latest happenings, technology advancements, skills, events, competitions etc., in the world of Aerospace covering various sectors like Space, Aviation, Aircraft Industries and Defence Industries​.

We are conducting an Article Writing Competition, which is basically meant to encourage the inventive ideas, innovative solutions and writing skills of the young minds across aerospace community.

Contest Theme


(Design, Manufacturing, MRO)

Who can take part?

The contest is open to all BE / B.Tech / ME / M.Tech Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering students across India.


  • Surprise Gifts for winning articles.

  • Top 2 winning article will be awarded Certificate of Merit and free publication in The Aeronaut's Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam's Birth Anniversary Special Edition Newsletter and Website.

  • Next top 10 winners will be awarded Certificate of Appreciation

  • All participants shall be given a certificate of participation.

Important Dates

  • Last date for article submission: 10th October 2020

  • Announcement of result: 15th October 2020

Submission Guidelines

  • All submissions must be original works of the authors and represent significant contributions. 

  • The length of the article should be minimum 3 pages to maximum 5 pages.

  • Maximum of two authors are allowed per article.

  • A separate cover page with the following information must be attached along with your submissions:

    1. The name(s) of the author(s),

    2. Their college details (name of the university/college, degree, department, year)

    3. Their contact information

    4. NOTE: Authors are instructed not to mention and thereby disclose their identity in the main text of the manuscript, except the cover page.

  • Article must be submitted electronically as a Word document file specifically. (.doc or.docx).

  • Articles are only to be submitted in English.

  • Points to keep in mind regarding the format of the article

  1. Font: Times New Roman

  2. Headings: Font Size 16, BOLD

  3. Sub Headings: Font Size 14, BOLD ITALIC

  4. Content: Font Size 12, NORMAL

  5. Line Spacing (main text): 1.15

  6. References: You have to mention all the sources you referred to while writing the article.

  7. References (formatting): Font Size 10, NORMAL

  8. Line Spacing (References): 1.0

  9. Margins: 2″ on each side

  • Articles should be original content and cannot have been previously published or lifted from other sources.

  • Authors must provide accurate references for all data and information used, Sources should be cited in the article.

  • Articles will be judged against originality, creativity, writing quality, and solutions presented.

  • The judging panel’s decision is final.

The result of the contest will be announced during KCT Aircraft Design Contest-2020 event.

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