Evaluation Criteria

Who are eligible to participate?

  1. HS- Higher Secondary (A-Level Students of English Medium/ 11th and 12th Grade students of Bengali Medium/English Version or equivalent)
  2. T- Tertiary (Undergraduate students from different universities in Bangladesh)

Marks distribution for grading the Essay (Out of 100)

Marks
Grammar, Spelling & Punctuation 25
Use of Vocabulary 25
Organization and Flow 25
Content/ Information 25
Total 100 marks
Poor (0-10) Good (11-15) Very Good (16-20) Excellent (21-25)
Grammar, Spelling & Punctuation Frequent grammatical, spelling and punctuation errors. It is difficult to read the essay. Some grammatical, spelling and punctuation errors. However, the essay is readable. Few spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors. Free of spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors.
Use of Vocabulary There are no appropriate uses of vocabulary or there are misuses of vocabulary. The writer fails to convey the intended meaning. There are some errors in the use of vocabulary. The writer is somehow able to express the ideas. There are appropriate uses of vocabulary. The writer is able to express the ideas clearly. There are sophisticated uses of vocabulary. The writer uses varied and specific vocabulary to arrest the attention of the audience.
Organization & Flow The essay lacks organization and coherence. The writer does not use any transition. The essay shows some organizations and coherences. The writer uses few transitions. The essay shows clear organization and coherence. The writer uses some transitions. The essay shows clear and logical organization and coherence. The writer often uses effective and smooth transitions at appropriate places.
Content/ Information The essay lacks clarity of purpose. The writer fails to show critical thinking and analysis. There are no relevant examples in the essay. The essay shows clarity of purpose clearly. The writer demonstrates evidence of critical thinking and analysis. There are some relevant examples. The essay shows clarity of purpose clearly from first to last without any deviation. The writer demonstrates significant evidence of critical thinking and analysis. There are adequate number of relevant examples.