Results of 2nd North East College Magazine
An unique of its kind the University of Science &
Technology, Meghalaya (USTM) has organized the 2nd North East College Magazine
Competition recently and the results were announced officially in the Guwahati
Press Club on May 29, 2017. The prizes of the competition will be ceremonially
distributed during the occasion of USTM Public Relations Day in the last week of
The Publication Cell of the varsity organized the competition in order to
encourage young upcoming writers, editors, layout designers of different college
magazines from across the northeastern region. More than 200 colleges of all
over North east have participated in the competition.
In the Best Magazine Comeptition category, magazines of Digboi College, “Alochoni”;
JB College, “Jabian” and Lakhimpur Girls College, “Lakhimpur Girls College
Magazine” were adjudged as the three best entries in the competition. The
editorial committees of these magazines would receive a desktop each besides
certificates and mementoes. Other awards announced were - Best Cover Page:
Cotton College, Guwahati; Best Woman Editor: Dipshika Baruah, Digboi College;
Best Women Writer: Priyanka Nath, K C Das Commerce College, Guwahati and Best
Article : Manas Pratim Rajbanshi, Nalbari College.
Special Jury Awards went to: St Anhthony’s College, Shillong, Meghalaya and
Salesian College of Higher Education, Dimapur, Nagaland.
The members of the Jury for selection were Shri PJ Baruah, Executive Editor, The
Assam Tribune; Shri N I Laskar, former Executive Editor of ‘The Eastern
Chronicle’, Shri Bijoy Ghimire, the Editor of magazine ‘The Mileage’ and Prof
Nilima Bhagawati, the Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities, USTM
was the internal jury member.
The Chancellor USTM, Shri Mahbubul Hoque while praising the talents of the youth
of North East region said that, the students should be encouraged time to time
for their creative works and a colorful prize distribution ceremony will be
organized very shortly.