Book Review Competition

Event Date 28 September, 2020
Event Duration Four Weeks
Venue To be announced

Kardan University Library would like to launch a book review competition for undergraduate students, and also welcomes participants from other universities. A workshop will be organized for the participants to understand the concept of book review better and to write a fine book review.

Those interested in participating in this competition are required to read the book “Why Nations Fail” by Daron Acemoglu, and write a review on their own words. The review can be either in local languages (Dari/Pashto) or English Language. The submitted reviews will be observed and marked by the expert panel.

Submission Rules
• The document must be submitted in MS word format
• Word limit- 1200 to 1500 words
• Should be in the form of a summary
• Font – Times New Roman
• Font size -14(Heading), 12 (Text size), spacing 1.5
• Plagiarism limit-15%, the review will be disqualified if exceed the requisite limit

• All the participants whose reviews are considered will receive a certificate of participation
• The top three winners will be awarded a certificate of appreciation and a set of books
• The top three winners profile will be promoted in Kardan University social media
• The first position holder review will be published in the Ganjeena Magazine of Kardan University

Registration Guideline:
• Registration open date is on Monday, September 28, 2020
• Registration closing date is on Thursday, October 8, 2020
• Registered candidates will receive the book PDF on Saturday, October 10, 2020
• The last date to submit the review is on Saturday, October 31, 2020

Those interested in taking part in this competition should confirm their availability and send their following information to
• Full name
• University name
• Email address
• Contact number
• Preferred language for Review (Dari, Pashto and English)
Note: We will notify you about the book review workshop later.