India’s first content marketplace invites entries for its writing competition in the field of finance. Finance professionals, journalists and students may participate in the competition. 



To participate in the competition, you need to adhere to the following eligibility criteria:

 You must be at least 18 years of age.

 You must be an Indian resident.

 You need to be registered as a rated writer on


Submit an article in the area of investor education on any one of the following segments:

1. Investing in mutual funds 

2. Purchasing life insurance 

3. Indian economy


All entries must be in English, original, unpublished, and not submitted elsewhere at the time of submission.

Article should be written in a simplified and lucid manner assuming the reader is a lay investor.

 You would need to adhere to the following writing style:

 Language use – U.K. English

 Language level – simple and colloquial. Use layman language.

 Technical words usage –to be avoided

 Short, crisp sentences to be used.

 Method of addressing readers: Second person format (terming the reader as ‘you’)

 Bullets should be made use of wherever possible.

 The maximum word count is 1,000 words. Entries above the word limit will be disqualified. Visuals in the form of graphs, tables, etc. may be used and will not be included in the word count.

 Any data used should be the most recent available and the data sources should be stated (as links) as footnotes within the article.

Important: No sentence should be used verbatim from the Internet or any other source. This is plagiarizing (copying or stealing) content.


 Register on as a writer. Once you register, you will receive your log in details. You will need to log in the first time to confirm your log in. On doing so, you will receive a mail confirming that you are now eligible to submit your article. If you have already registered as a rated writer on, 

please provide your user name in the submission email.

 You should submit your article to

 Attach your article in MSWord format to your mail.

 On the subject line, state ‘CNX123 - Writing Competition - Username eg. CW00001

Winners will be notified by email by 15th July 2015. We will also announce the winners’ names on our website

 On the body of the mail, insert your full name, Username, cell number and any other contact number, email address and segment selected.

 Copyright of the article submitted will belong to CNX123 and CNX123 reserves the right to publish your article in any publication. CNX123 will not give credits to the writers for articles published.

 Entries must reach by 15th June 2015, midnight.

 Multiple entries are allowed. For example, if you want to write on topics 1 and 2, you can submit 2 entries. However, both entries should be submitted separately.

 Participants must register as rated writers on at least 5 days before submitting the contest entry (i.e. latest by 10th June 15).

 Payment to winners will be credited via NEFT to Indian bank accounts only.

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