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Inter University Zonal & National Youth Festivals(UNIFESTS)- Financed by Ministry of Ministry of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports, GOI
 

Sub: “Swachh Bharat” as a mass movement to realize Gandhiji's dream of a Clean India by the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in 2019 - an Intensive National Cleanliness Campaign by undertaken beginning from 25th September, 2014

 All the Cultural Coordinators are kindly requested to go through the attached circular received from the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of India with regard to the captioned subject coinciding the nation-wide campaign with the participation of all sections of society to bring about mass awareness and a lasting behavioral change to achieve the goal of “Swachh Bharat” by the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in 2019, it has been proposed that an intensive national cleanliness campaign be undertaken beginning from 25th September, 2014.

The text of the Swachhata Shapat - may kindly be obtained from the website of the Ministry (www.yas.nic.in)

The  Universities may kindly send a Report of various programmes organized in this regard to the AIU which will  be sent to the Ministry subsequently.

 

 
 
ANNOUNCEMENT - UNIFESTS 2014-15
 

30th INTER-UNIVERSITY ZONAL AND NATIONAL YOUTH FESTIVALS (UNIFESTS) 2014-15 

CONTACT DETAILS UNIFESTS

KIND ATTENTION EAST ZONE UNIVERSITIES FOR PARTICIPATING IN EAST ZONE UNIFEST 2014

 Due to some circumstances the date of the I.U. East Zone Youth Festival to be held at Ranchi University has now been slated as January 5-9, 2015 with other details remaining same
(earlier dates were from December 15-19, 2014)

 (PLEASE KEEP VISITING WEBSITE FOR FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS)

email: youthaffairs@aiuweb.org

Important Link for the 30th UNIFESTS:

WEST CIRCULAR, SOUTH CIRCULAR , CENTRAL CIRCULAR , NORTH CIRCULAR

Guidelines for UNIFESTS

AIU UNIFESTS_Eventwise_Rules and Regulations

Judges Database

Proposal for Hosting the 30th UNIFESTS

 

LIST OF CULTURAL COORDINATORS ( Zonewise)-ANY CHANGE IN NAMES AND OTHER DETAILS MAY PLEASE BE INTIMATED ASAP TO SHRI SAMPSON DAVID, JS, AIUAT E mail- youthaffairs@aiuweb.org
East Zone
South Zone
West Zone
North Zone
Central Zone

 

8th SAUFEST

ANNOUNCEMENT

8TH SOUTH ASIAN UNIVERSITIES FESTIVAL (SAUFEST) ) to be held at Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur(India) during March 07-11, 2015

Contact Details:

Dr R P Sharma
Registrar
Mohanlal Sukhadia University
Udaipur 313 039 (Rajasthan)
Mob: 09414304593
Email: registrar@mlsu.ac.in

 

Proposal for Hosting the 8th South Asian Universities Youth Festival (SAUFEST)-2015

 


Workshops on "Considering NSS as Elective Subject" - 2013-14

 

Recommendations of Workshops on "Considering NSS as Elective Subject" - 2013-14

East Zone
South Zone
West Zone

North Zone
Central Zone

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Invitation to attend Inter-University Zonal Workshops on "Considering National Service Scheme(NSS) as Elective Subject & Skill Development with Vocational Education Training"-Financed by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India.
Contact Details

 
 
 
INVITATION TO UNIVERSITY YOUTH FOR PARTICIPATION IN
YOGA & VALUE EDUCATION CAMP AT S-VYASA, BANGALORE

SEPTEMBER 16-20, 2013
LIMITED SEATS!
HURRY-UP!
CIRCULAR
 
 
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NAMES OF CELEBRITIES WHO PARTICIPATED IN UNIFESTS OVER 25 YRS.
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AIU UNIFESTS Down Memory Lane

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PARTICIPATION FEE-UNIFESTS
 
  • For participation in the Inter University Cultural activities, AIU non Member Universities are requested to pay a sum of Rs.20,000/- per Bank Demand Draft in the name of Secretary General, Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi.
  • The details of Annual Subscription Fee paid to the AIU for the academic year 2014-15 are required to be submitted by the Participating Universities
 

INTER-UNIVERSITY YOUTH FESTIVALS

Events at a Glance

 

Sl. No.

Items

Participants

Accompanists

No. P+A

Min. Time
(Minutes)

Max. Time
(Minutes)

1.

Music

(a)  Classical Vocal Solo (Hindustani or Karnatak)

(b)Classical Instrumental Solo (Percussion)

(c) Classical Instrumental Solo (Non-Percussion)

(d) Light Vocal (Indian)*

(e) Western Vocal (Solo)*

(f) Group Song (Indian)

(g)  Group Song (Western)

(h)  Folk Orchestra                                




1

 1


1

1

1

6

6


9

  

 

 
2

2

 
2

2

2

3

3


3

 

 


 3

3


3

3

3

9

9


12

 

 


 8

8


8

4

4

8

8


8

 

 

 


 10mts

10 mts


10 mts

6 mts

  6 mts

10 mts

10 mts

   
10 mts

2.

Dance
(a)  Folk / Tribal Dance
(b)  Classical Dance

 

 
10
1

 


5
3

 


15
4

 


8
12

 


10 mts
15 mts

 

3.

Literary Events
(a)  Quiz
(b)  Elocution*
(c)  Debate*

 

 

 


3
1
2

 

 
-
-
-

 


3
1
2

 


-
4
4


-
5 mts
5 mts

4.

Theatre

(a)  One Act Play


(b)  Skits


(c)  Mime


(d)  Mimicry*

 

9

6


6

1

 

3

3


2

-

 

12

9


8

1

 

25

8


4

4

 

30 mts

10 mts

 
5 mts

5 mts

5.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fine Arts

(a)  On the Spot Painting


(b)  Collage


(c)  Poster Making


(d)  Clay Modeling


(e)  Cartooning


(f)    Rangoli


(g)  Spot Photography


(h)  Installation

 

1

1


1

1

1

1

1


4

 

-

-


-

-

-

-

-


-

 

1

1


1

1

1

1

1


4

 

2

2


2

2

2

2

2


2

 

2 ½ Hrs

2 ½ Hrs


2 ½ Hrs

2 ½ Hrs

2 ½ Hrs

2 ½ Hrs

 2½ Hrs


2½ Hrs

Please note that Five Events which have been Star Marked (*) above shall get 15 seconds Grace Time after the completion of the Maximum Time Limit. However, for all other Events the Grace Time Limit shall be 30 Seconds.

For Classical Vocal Solo, Classical Instrumental Solo (Percussion) & Classical Instrumental Solo (Non-Percussion) at Nationals, the minimum & maximum time limit shall be 12 mts. & 15 mts.

 Debate & Elocution – At Nationals the Minimum and Maximum Time Limit shall be 7 mts & 10 mts.

Note: All Cultural Coordinators are requested to send their E-mail IDs at youthaffairs@aiuweb.org

AIU  UNIFESTS

Sponsored by 

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India

RULES & REGULATIONS

1. Music

(a) Classical Vocal Solo: (Hindustani / Karnatk)

(1)  Only one entry per Institution is allowed. Duration of performance- 10 min.

(2)   Time for stage/ Instruments setting is maximum 5 minutes.

(3)   Maximum number of accompanists is two.

(4)   Item can be presented in either Hindustani or Karnatk style.

(5)   Cinema songs are not allowed under this item.

(6)   Sufficient thought and care must be exercised in the choice of Raga and    

        composition.

(7)   Judgment will be based on the qualities like, tal, selection of raga, composition and  

        general impression.

(b)        Classical Instrumental Solo ( PercussionTal Vadya)

(1)  Only one entry per Institution is allowed. Duration of performance- 10 min.

(2)   Time for stage/ Instruments setting is maximum 5 minutes.

(3)   Maximum number of accompanists is two.

(4)   Participants must bring their own instruments.

(5)   Item can be presented in either Hindustani or Karnatk style.

(6)   Judgment will be based on the qualities like, taal, selection of raga, composition and  

        general impression.

(c)        Classical Instrumental Solo ( Non- Percussion – Swar Vadya)

(1)  Only one entry per Institution is allowed. Duration of performance- 10 min.

(2)   Time for stage/ Instruments setting is maximum 5 minutes.

(3)   Maximum number of accompanists is two.

(4)   Participants must bring their own instruments, Casio not allowed. 

(5)   Instruments of western origin adopted to the India Raga system are allowed.

(6)   Item can be presented in either Hindustani or Karnatk style.

(7)   Judgment will be based on the qualities like, swara, tal, selection of raga,  

       composition and general impression.

(d)        Light Vocal (Indian)

(1)  Only one entry per Institution is allowed.

(2)   Time for Stage/ Instruments setting is maximum 2 minutes.

(3)   The number of accompanists would not be more than two.

(4)    Duration of the song shall be between 4 to 6 minutes.

(5)    Only non-film songs/ geet/ ghazal/ bhajan/ shabad and abhangas can be presented.

(6)   Judgment will be made on the qualities like swara, taal, selection of raga,  

        composition and general impression.

(e)        Western Vocal Solo:

(1)  Only one entry per Institution is allowed.

(2)   Time for Stage/ Instruments setting is maximum 2 minutes.

(3)   The number of accompanists would not be more than two.

(4)    Duration of the song shall be between 4 to 6 minutes.

(5)    Language of the song shall only be English.

(6)   Judgment will be made on the qualities like, composition rhythm, coordination  and  

        general impression.

(f)        Group Song (Indian):

(1)  Only one entry per Institution is allowed.

(2)   A team has to present two songs, one patriotic and another will be a folk song.

(3)   Maximum 6 singers in a group and number of accompanists playing instruments  

        shall be three.

(4)   The group songs should be taken from Indian songs which can be in regional

        language.

(5)    No film song should be presented as group song.

(6)    Maximum time allowed for the group song is 10 minutes which does not include  

         setting time. The setting time for a group shall not exceed 4 minutes. 

(7)   Judging of this items will be on the basis of quality of singing only and not on make-

        up, costumes and actions of the team.

(g)        Group Songs (Western):

(1)  Only one entry per Institution is allowed.

(2)   Maximum 6 singers in a group maximum number of accompanists playing  

        instruments shall be three.

(3)   The group songs should be taken from English language.

(4)    Maximum time allowed for the group song is 10 minutes which does not include  

        setting time. The setting time for a group shall not exceed 5 minutes. 

(5)   Judging of this items will be on the basis of quality of singing only and not on make-

        up, costumes and actions of the team.

(h)        Folk Orchestra:

(1)   Each University can send only one team.

(2)   The team shall consist of up to 12 participants.

(3)   The group can consist of all boys or all girls or combined.

(4)   The duration of the performance will be a minimum for 7 and a maximum for 10  

        minutes.

(5)   This does not include setting time which shall not be more than 5 minutes.

(6)    Up to three professional accompanists are allowed who should be in different dress

         from the student participants so that they could be easily identified.

(7)    The professional accompanists shall sit / stand separately from the participants and  

         shall not lead the team.

(8)     The team may present preferably those folk tunes which are recognized as folk  

         tunes of the state to which the university belongs)

2.    DANCE

(a)     Folk / Tribal Dance

 (1)   Only one entry per Institution is allowed.

 (2)   Maximum 10 participants allowed per team. The team may consist of all boys, all    

         girls or a mixture of both.

(3)   The number of accompanists permissible is five.

(4)    The dance can be either primitive or a folk dance ( Indian Style) but not a classical  

        one.

(5)    Duration of dance should not be more than 10 minutes.

(6)    Three copies of a brief note giving the theme and the text of song if any, is to be   

         submitted along with the entry form at the time of registration.

(7)    The participating team will be responsible for removal of their sets / properties etc.

          immediately after the completion of their performance.

(8)     Judgment will be based on the basis of Rhythm, Formation, Expression, Costumes,   

          Make-up, Sets on Overall Effect.

(9)     Time for sets/ Instruments setting is maximum 5 minutes.

(b)     Classical Dance (Indian)

(1)   Each Institute can send only one entry.

(2)   The classical dance can be from any of the approved schools of dance. Such as  

        Kathak, Kathakali, Bharat Natyam, Manipuri, Kuchipudi, Mohinittam, Odissi etc. 

(3)   Participant will be allowed up to 15 minutes including time for preparation.   

        Maximum three accompanists are permissible.

 (4)  Judgment will be based on the qualities like Tal, Technique, Rhythm, Abhinaya or   

        Expression, Costumes, Footwork and general impression etc.

(5)    Three copies of a brief note on the description of dance story involved in it, if any,  

         and of the accompanying song, with its meaning in Hindi or English must be       

         submitted at the time of registration.

3.    LITERARY EVENTS:

(a)     Quiz

 (1)    Each Institute can send a team of three persons.

 (2)    There will be a written preliminary round and teams will be elected for the final.

 (3)    Finals will be oral with audio- visual questions.   

 (4)    The Specific rules regarding evaluation procedure, time to reply a particular answer   

         and the type of round will be given before the actual start of the competition.

(b)     Elocution:

 (1)    Each Institute will be represented by one speaker.

 (2)    Medium of expression will be Hindi or English.    

 (3)    Each speaker will be allowed to speak for maximum five minutes in the Zonal  

         Festival and 10 minutes in the National Festival.

(4)        Subject / Topic of Elocution will be announced in the managers meeting.

(5)        The performance will be judged in one language.

(6)        The item shall be prose or poetry and not song.

(7)        The sequence of speakers will be decided by a draw of lots.

(c)     Debate:

 (1)    Each Institute will be represented by the two debators, one will speak FOR, While  

          another will speak AGAINST the motion.

 (2)    Medium of expression will be Hindi or English.  

 (3)    Topic of Debater will be announced 24 hours in advance.  

 (4)    Each debater will be allowed to speak for maximum five minutes in the Zonal  

         Festival and 10 minutes in the National Festival.

 (5)    The competitor from each Institute will speak FOR and AGAINST the motion.

          Paper reading is not allowed.

4.    THEATRE:

 (1)   Only one entry shall be accepted from each Institution.

 (2)   The duration of the play should not exceed 30 minutes.

 (3)   Time will be counted as soon as the signal is given or the team starts giving

         introduction, whichever is earlier. Empty stage to empty stage shall be followed    

         strictly. For stage setting and removal of set and properties, up to 10 minutes will be

         given after taking charge of the stage. 

(4)    The number of participants should not exceed nine and the maximum number of

         accompanists should not exceed three. The participating team shall bring their own

         set/ stage property, make up material etc. Light and general property such as

        ordinary furniture may be provided on advance information.

(5)    Participants may speak in Hindi, English or any regional language of India. In case,  

         the language is a regional one, the synopsis of the play with translation in, English  

         or Hindi must be submitted to the In-charge of the competition on the day of

         registration.

(6)        The participating team must report to the In charge of the competition at least two

hours before the presentation of the play.

(7)        Judgment will most likely be based on the qualities of the play like theme, work on

acting, stage craft, design and general impression etc.

(8)        Decision of the panel of judges will be final and binding upon all.

(9)        Accompanists will either speak from the background or will play upon musical Instruments for

background music. They shall not appear on the stage.

(b)    Skit:

(1)        Only one team per institute will be allowed.

(2)        Maximum number of six participants are allowed to participate in this item.

(3)        Maximum time allotted for each team is 10 minutes.

(4)        Use of make-up, drapery and background music is allowed. No personal

remarks, aspersions, character assassination etc. is allowed.

(5)        Participating team should submit three copies of the synopsis of the theme of

Skit, alongwith  language of presentation (Hindi or English) on the day of registration.

(6)        The item will be Judged basically on the qualities like theme, work on acting,

stage craft, design and general impression.

(7)        Vulgarity or bitter insinuations in presentation should be avoided. Only

innocent satire or humour is expected.

(c)    Mime:

(1)          Only one entry per institute will be entertained.

(2)          Maximum number of six participants are allowed to participate in this item.

(3)          Judgment will most likely be based on the qualities like idea, creativity of

presentation, use of make-up, music and general impression.

(4)          Duration of performance shall be maximum of 5 minutes.

(d)    Mimicry:

(1)      Each student artist shall be given 5 minutes item both in the Zonal and Inter       
Zonal Festivals.

(2)      Participants may mimic sound of machines and speeches of will know persons  

   etc. including film personalities.

(3)      Only one entry.

(4)       Marking will be based on:

(i)                  Skill imitating.

(ii)                Variety of sound and voices imitate.

(iii)               Presentation.

 5.     FINE ARTS

(a)    On the Spot Painting:

(1)          Each Institute will be represented by one participant.

(2)          Item will be conducted on the spot and participants will be requested to do

painting on the subject given by the In charge (s) of the competition.

(3)          Duration will not be more than 2 hours 30 minutes.

(4)          Size of the painting will be half imperial size drawing paper i.e. 22 inches

X 15 inches.

(5)          Painting can be done in oil, water, poster or pastel colours.

(6)          Candidate shall bring their own material like brushes, paints etc. Only the

paper/ sheet will be provided by the host institute.

(b)    Collage:

(1)        Each Institute will be represented by one participant.

(2)        Item will be conducted on the spot on the given topic / subject, sheet

size 15” X 22”.

(3)        Duration will not be more than 2 hours 30 minutes.

(4)        Participants shall bring their own scissors, pasting and other material
required for the contest.

(5)        Collage has to be prepared from old magazines. The host University will

provide the drawing paper of the size 22” X 15”.

(c)    Poster Making: 

(1)          Each Institute will be represented by one participant.

(2)          Item will be conducted on the spot and the participants will be requested to

do poster making on the subject / topic / theme given by the In- charge of the competition.

(3)          Duration will not be more than 2 hours 30 minutes.

(4)          Participants shall bring their own material. Only the Drawing paper/ Sheet

22” x 15” will be provided by the organizers.

(d)    Clay Modeling: 

(1)            Each Institute will be represented by one participant.

(2)            Item will be conducted on the spot.

(3)            Duration will not be more than 2 hours 30 minutes.

(4)            Topics/ size and other specific rules shall be announced on the spot.

(5)            Clay shall be provided by the host institute.

(e)    Cartooning: 

(1)              Each Institute will be represented by one participant.

(2)              Item will be conducted on the spot on the given subject/ idea.

(3)              Duration will not be more than 2 hours 30 minutes.

(4)              Participants shall bring their own material. Only the Drawing paper 

22” x 15” will be provided by the host University. 

(f)    Rangoli: 

(1)          Each Institute will be represented by one participant.

(2)          Duration will not be more than 2 hours 30 minutes.

Participants shall bring their own material. This art is know differently in various regions such as
Mandna, Alpana, Alekhan, Kolam, Rangoli, etc. For this the medium and form for expression can
be free hand, pictorial and descriptive

(3)          Only one medium shall be used – Poster Colours or Flower Petals or

Saw- dust or Pulses or Rice without pasting.

(4)          The Participants shall have to prepare a rangoli within the space

provided by the organizers.

(g) Spot Photography:

1. A college/Institution can send one participant
2. The participant has to bring his/her own digital camera of not more than 12 mega pixels
3. The digital camera should have a memory card which will be formatted by the judges before the commencement of the contest
4. The time limit will be 2.30 hours
5. The participant has to capture 5 photographs on the theme announced on the spot by the judges
6. No mixing, matching or morphing of photographs will be permitted.
7. Software such as Photoshop etc. for enhancing images not permitted.
8. The organizers will have all rights for the use of these pictures as and when they deem fit.
9. Digital images are evaluated on the basis of (I) IMPACT, (II) COMPOSITION.
(III) TECHNICAL QUALITY,
and (IV) SUITABILITY for the specific theme
10. The additional instructions will be announced on the spot.

 

JUDGMENT AND APPEALS

The participants are requested to carefully study the rules and regulations for the various events, given in AIU HandBook of UNIFESTs. The decision of the judges appointed for different events shall be final. It is expected that their judgment will be respected. In case of any dissatisfaction, the matter may be referred to the Jury of Appeals. The protest, if any, should be lodged with the Observer of the Competition within one hour of the end of the competition. No protest shall be entertained on matters regarding judgment. Protests can be entertained on matters relating to violation of rules or improper conduct of the contest. There will be a protest fee of Rs.200/- only. This fee will not be refunded unless the protest has been upheld by the Jury of Appeals. No appeal shall lie against the decision of the Jury of Appeals.

IMPORTANT

The participants are requested to study the rules and regulations for the various events give

above. The decision of the Judges appointed for different events shall be final and binding

upon all.

                                                                   

Association of Indian Universities
A.   ELIGIBILITY RULES

1.   Only bonafide, full time student, who is enrolled for a degree or post graduate degree or diploma course which is of a minimum duration of one academic year and whose    examination is conducted by the University subsequent to passing the 12th class    examination.

1.1  Students of open Universities shall be considered to be bonafide students and shall be eligible to participate provided they fulfill other condition. However students enrolled in correspondence course in Institute / Centres of Universities casual students external students and students pursuing bridge course shall not be eligible.

2.   All students for participating in the Inter University Youth Cultural Activities shall   fulfill the following conditions:

  a.       Not more than 7 years have elapsed since a student passed the examination qualifying him/her for first admission to a degree or diploma course of a University of college affiliated to a University.

b.      Only students, who are less than 25 years of age i.e.Student should not have born before 1.7.1989 in which activity is held can participate.

c.       Further, students can participate for one year more than the normal length of the academic programme which he / she is following.

 3.  A student employed on full time basis shall not be eligible to participate.

 4.  A student shall not be allowed to represent more than one University during a single      academic year.

 5.  Provisional admission to a course of a University or college shall not make the student  eligible to represent the University in the Inter University Youth Cultural Activities.

 6.   In case of a student migrating from one University to another his / her migration case  will be considered eligible only after his / her admission in the new University is   regularized and he/she is admitted as a bonafide student by the new University.

B.  Explanation :
  1. For the purpose of computing years of eligibility one year will cover means the academic year in which the cultural activity is held irrespective of whether the students result is declared or not. It will normally be extended from June / July of one year to 12 calendar months to the next year.
  1. The restriction of participation in Inter University Youth Cultural Activities to a period of one year more than the length/ duration of  academic course means that he students pursuing a three year degree programme ( i.e B.A, B.Sc., B.Com., etc.) can participate for four years, while a student pursuing four year programme ( i.e B.E., B.Tech. etc.)  can participate for five years.
C. Disqualification for violation of Eligibility Rules: 
  1. Any disqualification of a participant on ground of ineligibility will result in the automatic scratching of the contingent for that academic year. The contingent shall also be debarred from participating in the Youth Cultural activities to be held in the following years.
  2. A Participant qualified on the grounds of ineligibility shall not be permitted to participate in Inter – University Youth Cultural Activities in the next year.
Strength of Contingent: Maximum 40 per University
 Note: Accompanists would preferably be the students, who will be given participation certificates. However, outsiders may be allowed if suitable students are not available. At the most 8 outsider accompanists are allowed, who will be included in the contingent of 40. A student, who has participated in Solo events of  the I U National Youth Festival for Four years, would not be permitted  to participate in the UNIFESTS.    Participating universities are strongly requested not to bring any extra person. No extra person shall entertained at any cost.
Contingent Incharge:

Participating University shall send a maximum of two persons as contingent Incharge, who will maintain a liaison with the organizing committee of the host University. Lady contingent leader is essential for girl participants. Officials will be included in the contingent of 40

Identity Card:
Identity Cards with photographs signed by the appropriate authorities by the respective University should be carried by the participants.
University Flags & Trophies:
The contingent leader shall have to deposit his/her two University flags with the host University. Last year winners and runners shall bring the trophies with them.
Travelling Expenses:

The participating University will have to bear the traveling expenses. University may avail of Railway concession from, if they desire, as festivals, are a part of the National Integration camp scheme.

Food:
Food shall be provided by the Host University.
Boarding & Lodging :
Free board and lodging would be provided to the participating teams during the Inter Zonal and National Youth Festivals. Participating troupes from the Universities could be housed as guests in students hostels, utilizing common rooms. verandahs, etc.
Festival Committee:

The host University would form various sub-committees to smoothen the conduct of the conduct of the Festival which would function under a standing committee.

 The sub-committees may include Reception, Transport, Infrastructure Programme, Publicity, Inaugural/Valedictory. There would also be a control room to control the festival activities.

Clothing:
It is advised that sufficient warm bedding, blankets, woolen clothes, medicines and locks etc. should be brought by the contingent. The participant and officials are advised to get inoculated against cholera and typhoid.
Discipline:

If the behavior of any contingent is found contrary to the objectives of the festivals the host University may take suitable action against members concerned and an individual / team be debarred from participation in the future youth festivals for three years under intimation to AIU.

 As far as possible, students shall be involved in the organization and management of the festivals.

 No official or any member University shall go to press on any controversial issue. The consumption of liquor, Eve Teasing, influencing the adjudicators, indecent behavior inside the campus and venue is strictly prohibited. Those violating this clause shall be liable to disciplinary action which may be to the extent of debarring the concerned University Team Official from participation in the Inter University Youth Activities for a period as may be determined by the AIU Cultural Committee.

 In order to have creativity, the Cultural Contingents are requested to present new Cultural items and not to repeat the same, which they presented in the preceding year. 

Stamp Size Photos:
Two stamp photographs of each participant, accompanists and official delegates are required to be sent to the host University in advance.

Other Rules:

  1. A cultural Procession/ March past of participating Universities shall be organized on inaugural day before the formal inaugural ceremony. Participating Teams are required to bring their flags/ placards for this event.
  2. Participating teams are also advised to bring their Local / Regional Costumes for the purpose of reflecting their culture in cultural Procession/ March past.
  3. Participating Teams are also required to bring banner of their University.
  4. Participating Universities are informed that the use of fireworks/ arms is strictly prohibited. However, if it is unavoidable for cultural performance, their imitation may be used with the prior permission of the organizing committee.
  5. Recorded music/ audio cassettes are not permitted during the Folk/ Tribal, Creative Dance and Classical dance.
  6. A sum of Rs.1000/- refundable caution money shall be deposited by each team at the time of Registration. The cost of any loss of stores/ damage to the property issued but not returned shall be deducted out of it

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