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The 100 Hours Plot


Vidushi Sahni (1st Position)

Iman Shakeel Ahmed (2nd Position)

Runner Ups

  1. Sneha Kumar Suresh

  2. Maryam Rabila

  3. Vidit Goyal

  4. Anisha Shaw

  5. Aditi Bansode

NOTE: Please be advised, only the winners are eligible for the prize pool.

Registration Closed


Submission Portal Closed.

Results Declared

Submission Closed


Sometimes there is an urge to let out every feeling which resides inside your tender soul but we seldom get a chance to express it. Some simply taint a paper with ink. On a small diary, maybe in the form of short poems, few hang it up on their social media walls; Surely, we do talk in words.

To craft expressions through words is an art; The art of curation. An assembly line of thoughts which flow in a synchronized symphony that they’ll please all ears and thump all hearts. A little pretentious, a little fictitious, but in all a dramatic stage play of characters. An ensemble of feelings radiating through the characters, no less as if the author is the protagonist leading towards an epic climax.


We bring you this competition-The 100 Hours Plot where you write a story; You play your own protagonist in everyday life. Cheering, struggling, crying, embracing, drooling, realizing; one in all and all in one. This competition aims to bring forward the storyteller inside you.


This competition is 100 hours of creative thinking. Open for students from all over India. Register yourself now! We will keep the registration open until the end of 100 hours, but we recommend you to sign up before the competition brief is released so you can keep your focus on your entry during your 100 hours. There will be three phases of registration- Early Bird, Late, and On-Track Registration.

The competition brief will be released on1st of October, Tuesday, at 12 a.m midnight (IST) and from that point on you have 100 hours to think, think, think and write before entry closes on Saturday, 5th of October 2019 at 04 a.m morning (IST). Results will be declared 100 hours after the entry closes, i.e., 9th of October 2019 at 08 a.m morning (IST)

Keep in mind, this competition is strictly open to submissions for 100 hours only. So, not a second late submission will be considered as a valid entry.

Any questions? Check out our FAQ

Embrace your Creative Self

We'll give you an opening scene and a specific ending line. In between, is your space of drama! Be flexible and lucid, but above all are your instincts of creative greatness.

Eligibility & Registration

The competition is open to all. No professional qualification is required.

Early Bird Registration (₹200):    09 September, 2019 to 22 September, 2019

Late Registration (₹350):             23 September, 2019 to 30 September, 2019

On-Track Registration (₹500):     01 October, 2019 to 04 October, 2019


The entries will be evaluated based on the total points secured. Points will be awarded in two phases.

Phase 1: Jury

Phase 2: Referrals

Jury: Jury has the maximum weightage on the judgement. The jury will award you points out of 100. Hence, the maximum no. of points one can secure in Jury Phase in 100.

Referrals: As India's 1st stand-alone creative story writing competition, we wish to give a chance to a huge number of contestants to participate. Hence, we recommend you to refer your friends to participate. While registering for the contest, ask them to enter your email address in the 'Referral Email' field. Each referral grants you and your friend both 1 point.


Total points secured = Points secured in Jury phase + Points secured in Referrals phase.

Winners shall be chosen on the basis of total points secured.


The most important aspect of the competition is the prize. We are giving away a prize pool of ₹5000 to the high points securing contestants. Along with that, 5 subsequent runner-ups will be awarded with performance certificates of national value.

Your destiny awaits!

What if I didn't win?

Hey, You probably did not make it to the top but you participated. Your creativity does have a great value. You will get a merit certificate with the score breakdown. A certificate of national importance will surely add a great value to your achievements.

Summary of Important dates

  • Early bird registration starts.

09 September, 2019, 12:00 a.m

  • On-Track registration starts.

  • End of Late registration

  • Release of Submission Brief

  • Entry Submission opens

01 October, 2019, 12:00 a.m

  • Entry Submission closes

05 October, 2019, 04:00 a.m

  • Late Registration starts. | End of Early bird registration

23 September, 2019, 12:00 a.m

  • Closure of Registration

04 October, 2019, 11:45 p.m

  • Deadlines should be strictly followed. Late submissions shall not be entertained.

09 October, 2019, 08:00 a.m

Registration Closed

DISCLAIMER: Please note, The Perspective Hub will hold all the rights to the submitted entries. All the entries will be in The Perspective Hub's Jurisdiction and can be used entirely/partially for archiving/non-archiving in a commercial/non-commercial way. Respective authors will be given due credits. The Perspective Hub holds the rights to introduce/deny in any aspect regarding the entries. Registration fee is non-refundable. No request to refund the registration fee in any case, even if the contestant fails to submit their respective entries.