eTalent Festival Rules – Elocution

Elocution Rules (Malayalam & English)


Competitions will be held separately for Malayalam & English.

Time Limit: 5 minutes maximum.

Instructions: Pick a topic from the Topic List below.

  1. If I am invisible.
  2. Why It's Important to Develop Good Habits?
  1. Funniest thing that ever happened to me!
  2. What are the pros and cons of virtual education?
Adults: event cancelled for lack of participation.


  1. കേരളത്തിൻെറ തനതായ ഒരു കലാ രൂപം
  2. എനിക്ക് ഏറ്റവും പ്രിയപ്പെട്ട കാലം
  1. എനിക്ക് കാണാൻ ആഗ്രഹം ഉള്ള ലോകാത്ഭുതം
  2. എന്നെ സന്തോഷവാനാക്കുന്നത്
  1. അതിരുകൾ ഇല്ലാത്ത ലോകം
  2. വ്യായാമത്തിന്റെ ആവശ്യകത

Judging Criteria: Introduction of the subject (5 points), Structure - organization, development of material, transition (10 points), Language Grammar - pronunciation, vocabulary, verbal clarity (15 points), Content - relevance to topic, logic, originality, accuracy, anecdotes, illustrations (25 points), Delivery - appearance, poise, self-confidence, speaking style, voice modulation, facial expression, audience contact, enthusiasm, gesticulation, effectiveness, mannerisms (25 points), Notes – notes are permitted, however the speech should not be read verbatim and excessive reference of note will result in score deduction (10 points), Recapitulation and conclusion (15 points) and Timing (5 points).

Please refer to the general rules and video submission guidelines.

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