A school-level island-wide
Science, Technology, Engineering & Management Competition


• Organized by the Faculty of Management and Finance, SAITM
• Type of competition - individual competition

• Do you have the skills in composition and essay writing?
• Are you good as an essayist?
Then, this is a great opportunity for you to show your prowess in penmanship and earn coveted certificates and handsome prizes for yourself and for your school whilst making yourself the cynosure of your school.

• Junior category (grade 10 to 11 school pupils)
• Senior category from (grade 12 to 13 school pupils)


• Importance of education for national economic growth
• Importance of education for entrepreneurial development
• Education for empowerment of women
• Possible impacts of Value Added Tax (VAT) on consumption


• Industrial activities and environmental degradation
• Education for development
• Corporate social responsibility of an organisation


• Students can participate in their individual capacity
• Essays may be handwritten (legibly) or typed
• Essay can be either in English, Sinhalese or Tamil
• Plagiarism will result in disqualification
• Word count should be about 900 (it may include, where appropriate and necessary) diagrams and charts


• Motivate students in scientific inquiry in subjects appropriate from Management Science points of view
• Motivate school pupils in higher education in Management Sciences and related subjects
• Help students develop liaisons between their own schools and other schools in the country


• Essays must be submitted with duly filled Submission Form for the competition (attested by the school principal or the class teacher)
• Essay must be submitted prior to date 31-10-2016
• Those whose essays are being selected will be called for presentation
• Essays and the presentation of the essays will be evaluated and judged by a competent jury
• Presentation will last 10 minutes (added by five minutes for questions and answers)
• As they wish, the presenters may use PowerPoint or the White Board as help in their presentations
• All the participants will receive a SAITM Certificate and the winners will get handsome prizes


• Your full name
• Telephone Number
• Email Address
• Postal Address
• Name of your school
• Name of the contact person (headmaster or the class teacher)
• His/her email address


South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine
Faculty of Management and Finance
P.O. Box 11, Millennium Drive
Off Chandrika Kumaratuhnga Mawatha, 10115 Malabe