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Debating Challenge #2

Theme : Education

Dates : 16 - 19 July 2020

Ages  : Under 14, Under 16 & Under 18

Open to all Nationalities


Online Storytelling Challenge #3

Theme : Thriller & Mystery

Dates : 10 - 12 July 2020

Ages : Under 8, Under 10, Under 12 & Under 16

Open to All Nationalities 



Watch the world of Harry Potter come to life in a way you've never seen before - check out the highlights reel of Melio Storytelling Challenge #1 

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Melio, an IIT-IIM alumni initiative, conducts online speaking & debating competitions for students aged 6-16 years from all over the world!

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How it works

  • Registration

    Parents register & choose a slot for the Qualifier round. They receive Prep material to help them prepare.

  • Qualifier Round

    Participants present their speech, story or debate over a personal video-call. Top scorers move to the Final round.

  • Live-stream Finale

    Finalists perform over a live webinar, the link to which is shared with friends & family to watch


What do the challenges consist of?

Speaking & debating competitions in various interesting formats and levels of difficulties to keep our participants excited and raring to go!

Who can participate in this challenge?

The challenge is open to all eligible candidates from India, including NRIs and Expats across the world.

What do I need to participate over the video-call?

A laptop/tablet with Zoom ( You will receive communication from us via email with all the details.

Do you help with the preparation for the challenge?

All registered participants get a Prepbook with details on how to prepare and answering the most common questions.

What are the credentials of your judges?

Our judges are expert speakers and debaters from prestigious Indian colleges like IITs, IIMs, NLS, RVCE who have won national and international competitions

Can I see the video-call performances of other participants?

The Qualifier round video-calls of every participant are private. The Live-stream final can be viewed by family & friends over our Zoom Webinar.

Do these challenges award any prizes & certificates?

Every Melio Challenge awards cash prizes and certificates. Exact details are available on the challenge page.