Writing Competition

English essay:
  1. Digital Language: The Effects of the Internet on Modern Literature.
  2. University Hostels: An Inspiration or an Obstacle for Students' Progress?
  3. Awareness as an Influential Factor in Developing Countries
  4. If women ruled the world.

English story:
  1. A Proud Pakistani
  2.  Imagine a blind date. The guy thinks it goes wonderful -- amazing chemistry; they have so much in common. The girl thinks it's a disaster, that he's a real creep
  3. The Blind Man
  4. Tell the story of a robbery in the first person, from the point of view of the criminal. Have the criminal tell the story as if he were attempting to convince the reader that his actions were justified.

Urdu essay:
  1. طلسم ہوشربا
  2. یہ نہ تھی ہماری قسمت
  3. تم اک گورکھ دھندہ ہو
  4. میرے مٹنے کا تماشہ  دیکھنے کی چیز تھی

Urdu story:
  1. شہنائی کی آواز سے کمرے میں سر بکھر گنے .اسنے کھڑکی سی جھانک کر ان چاروں آدمیوں کو دیکھا جو ڈولی اٹھاےکھڑے تھے.اسکے قدم ڈگمگاۓ ،اسکے کانوں میں بین کرنے والیوں کی چیخیں گونج رہی تھیں
  2. ہوا میں زرد پتے اڑ رہے تھے.وہ گھاس پر لیٹا پتے گننے کی کوشش میں لگا تھا.پھر ہلکی ہلکی بوندیں ٹپکنے لگیں.اسنے لیٹے ہی لیٹے کروٹ بدلی اور
  3. قوالی کے بہانے اسکے ابا اکثر اسے موسیقی کی محفلوں میں لے جاتے تھے.وہ گھنگروؤن کے سر پہ قدموں کی ہر چال پہچانتا تھا.
  4. وہ بہت دیر سے اس بچے کو دیکھ رہا تھا.اسکی آنکھیں بند تھیں اور بار بار سر کو جھٹک رہا تھا.اسکے سامن پھیلے ہوۓ میلے کچیلے کپڑے پر رقم کی ڈھیری اتنی بھی نہ تھی کہ وہ اس میں ایک سگریٹ کی ڈبی خرید سکتا. آخر کار وہ اپنی میز سی اٹھا اور....
  1. You can participate only in any one of the four categories.
  2. Minimum word count of English essays is 300 words, English story is 400 words, Urdu essays is 300 words, Urdu story is 400 words.
  3. Violating the minimum word count will result in negative marking.
  4. Plagiarism will result in immediate disqualification.
  5. Submissions after deadline will not be accepted.
  6. Urdu writings should be submitted in scanned form.
  7. Submissions will only be accepted in PDF or Doc format.
  8. Participants under consideration for prizes will have to confirm the ownership of their submissions.

Judging Criteria:
  1. Creativity of the content.
  2. Use of Vocabulary
  3. Grammar and Sentence Structure
  4. Overall quality of work

Winner of each of four categories will receive a book and a certificate of recognition. All participants can request a certificate of a participation by making a payment of 25Rs. All submissions that are up-to mark will be made part of PIEAS Annual Magazine “Dareecha”.
How to Submit:
Submissions should be emailed at pieas.literary.society@gmail.com. Subject of the email should be “WCOMPT13Nov2015, [Your Name], [Batch]”, the email message should also contain your phone number.

Assignment: Learn to Design using Adobe Illustrator

Note: Before commencing towards assignments, learn how to export your work into various formats. You will need to submit your work in both AI and PNG formats. Visit following links to learn this.

Assignment 1:

Follow the tutorial on following link to create your own portrait.

Assignment 2:

Create a typographic* poster for following event:
PLS is organizing a “Book Gala”, with proposed dates 4th and 5th November. Various Publishers and Sellers will display books (All non-technical, i.e. Fiction, poetry etc.). Stalls will remain open from 8:30am to 4:00pm. The event is being organized in collaboration with PIEAS Central Library, and is open for all.
Guidelines: Poster should be welcoming. Look for a theme, write a storyline and portray it in your design. Try to sketch different ideas on paper before getting to a final solution.
*Typographic designs are those in which main design element is text. Search internet for various examples.

Assignment 3:

Part 1: Explain your use of colors in Assignment one and two i.e. why you picked those colors and what do they convey.
Part 2: Explain your whole design process of Assignment 2. This would contain your theme behind your design, the choice of colors, choice of symbols/figures/ shapes and choice of font i.e. why you did what you did.

How to Submit:

·         Email your assignment at pieas.literary.society@gmail.com.
·         The Subject of your email should be “WSHP AI, [Your name], [Batch]”. The email message should also contain your phone number.
·         You should send two files for Assignment 1 and 2 each i.e. the original AI file and an exported PNG file. Assignment 3 should be send as an MS Word document or a PDF file. The name of each file should have this format “Assignment [1,2 or 3], [Your name]”

·         Deadline: Friday, 16th, 2015. No submission will be expected after this date.