Cotton College State University (CCSU), with Cotton College as a constituent college, aspires to be a leading University, excelling in both teaching and research, and contributing to the growth of knowledge and skills. The present subjects are in physical, chemical, mathematical and life sciences, and in humanities and social sciences.

CCSU invites entries from Indian nationals of 18 years and above (attach age proof with entry) for a competition to finalise its logo, which may be accompanied by a motto. The logo should reflect the vision of the University with a contemporary design. If it is in colour, the logo must reproduce well in black and white. The clarity and elegance of the logo must not be lost when reduced to be a part of the letter head.

 All entries must be accompanied by a clear explanation of the different aspects of the logo.

The copyright of all submitted entries will be with CCSU. Submission of an entry implies the transfer of copyright to CCSU, and all participants are required to enclose a signed explicit agreement accordingly in the format given below. CCSU may use the winning entry or a variant of it as its logo. The final CCSU logo and/or motto may be based on inputs from one or more entries.

All entries should be submitted in an A4 sized sheet in portrait format, both in colour as well as in black and white.

One design of the logo, including a motto, if any, must be depicted in a size which should be at least 8 cm in width as well as in height. At least five proportionally smaller sized versions, including one suitable for a letter head should be submitted in a separate sheet or sheets.

All submitted entries must be original pieces of work by the participants. The logo must not infringe on the Intellectual Property Rights of any third party. Please note that plagiarism is an offence. In such cases the participants will be held completely and wholly liable for any consequences. The University, CCSU, will not be held responsible and any such entry or entries will be disqualified.

A participant could be either an individual or a team. In case of a team, names, addresses and contact details of all the members must be explicitly mentioned. A maximum of two entries per individual, either individually or as a member of a team, are allowed.

Each entry must be accompanied by a demand draft for Rs.500/- only payable to “Cotton College State University” , Guwahati.

Prizes are as follows:

       First Prize: Rupees Thirty thousand only ;
       Second Prize: Rupees Fifteen thousand only ;
       Third Prize: Rupees Ten thousand only ;

Last date of entry: 2013 June 30; 1700 hr

Entries will be judged by an eminent jury of designers and artists.

A selection of the entries will be on display for a fixed duration for the public.

All entries must be submitted in a sealed envelope to the Vice Chancellor, Cotton College State University, Panbazar, Post Box No. 177, Guwahati 781 001, Assam, India

Entries may be sent by post, but CCSU will not be responsible for any loss during transit. It is advisable to send it by registered post/speed post/courier. Please write your name and contact details clearly on the reverse side of the logo sheets, and write "Logo Competition CCSU" on the envelope which will be opened only after the last date of entry. Please also write your e-mail address and mobile number, along with your postal address in the envelope so that a quick acknowledgment of receipt can be sent to you.


The undersigned hereby transfers and assigns to Cotton College State University (CCSU), Panbazar, Guwahati 781 001,  all rights under copyright that may exist for the enclosed design of a logo for CCSU, including any revised or modified form, or one which may include or incorporate any part of the enclosed design, and for use in any media, print or electronic or any other media that may come up in the future.

The undersigned declares that the submitted design(s) is/are their original work and do not infringe on the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) of any third party. For any infringement of IPR of a third party, the undersigned agree(s) to be completely and wholly responsible, and agree(s) to indemnify and hold harmless Cotton College State University from any damages or expenses that may arise in case of such an eventuality.


Place and date                                                                                                                          Signature
                                                                                                                                       Name and address
                                                                                                                                       E-mail and mobile number

Witness signature
Name, address,
E-mail and mobile number

Place and date                                                                                                                          Signature
                                                                                                                                       Name and address
                                                                                                                                       E-mail and mobile number

Witness signature
Name, address,
E-mail and mobile number

                                                                                                                               ( for a team, all members of the team
                                                                                                                               must be listed;
                                                                                                                               above documents must be signed separately
                                                                                                                               by each member of the team, along with
                                                                                                                               his/her corresponding witness.)

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