Bishop heber College - Department  



University Wits, the notable group of pioneer English dramatists wrote during the fag end of the 16th century and who transformed the native interlude and chronicle plays with their quality and diversity. The university wits include Christopher Marlowe, Robert Greene, and Thomas Nashe (all graduates of Cambridge), as well as Thomas Lodge and George Peele (both of Oxford). Though not university trained was Thomas Kyd. Preceded by John lyly (an Oxford Man), they paved the way for William Shakespeare the greatest poetic dramatist. Marlowe’s blank verse transformed the characteristic features of the theatre for more than score of years.


For the past nineteen years the Department of English conducts annual inter-collegiate literary competitions called LIT HIT, which encourages other college students to participate. A National level paper presentation, conducted to bring out their proficiency and exhibit their talents. We are happy to inform that we are to celebrate the National Level Extravaganza: LIT HIT Twentieth Thespian on

General Guidelines (06/02/2018)

  • Registration – 8:15 A M – 9:00 A M
  • Participants should strictly adhere to the schedule
  • UG and PG students can participate.
  • Each participant can participate in only one event.
  • Aided and Self-financing streams can register as individual teams.
  • The participants should bring their identity cards for registration.
  • A staff member should accompany the students.
  • Discipline and decorum should be maintained inside the college premises.
  • Any participant or team found to have violated the rules will be considered disqualified.
  • Judges decision will be final.
  • Registration fee of Rs 200 for paper presentation will be collected on 05/02/18 at 09:00 am.
  • Refreshment will be given and lunch will not be provided on 05/02/2018.
  • Registration fee of Rs 200 per participant will be collected for LIT HIT ’18 on 06/02/2018.
  • Refreshments and lunch will be provided on 06/02/2018.
  • Accommodation will not be provided.
  • State wheather vegetarian or non-vegetarian in the registration form.
  • Registration form will be available in the following website -
  • Last date for abstract submission and registration is 28th Jan 2018 and filled up form should be sent to the Email ID -
  • Any further queries, please contact Vice President: (Aided) 9790528134
  • (Self-financing) 9629845263

Day 1: 05/02/2018

Paper Presentation

Time: Registration 8:15 am, Presentation begins from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm
Venue: Multipurpose Auditorium
Papers should be presented on University Wits:
Christopher Marlowe, Robert Greene, and Thomas Nashe from Cambridge, and John Lyly, Thomas Lodge, and George Peele from Oxford. Students belonging to Undergraduate, Postgraduate and M. Phil are invited to present papers.

Guidelines for Paper Presentation:

  • Any number of participants can present their papers.
  • UG, PG students and M Phil students can present their papers.
  • The article should contain the title, student’s name, class,
  • name of the institution, postal address, and personal email id and phone number.
  • The paper should not exceed 4 pages and should be in MLA format. Times New Roman, 12font size, double linespace and works cited should be given. Soft copy should be sent to before 28th Jan, 2018 and hard copy should be submitted while registeration. Avoid plagiarism.
  • The Best paper award will be given separately for UG, PG and MPhil scholars. Lunch will not be provided on Feb 5,2018.
  • Registration fee of Rs 200 per participant will be collected for Paper Presentation.
  • Refreshments will be given.

Day 2: 06/02/2018

Quiz (9:30am to 09:50am) Prelims, (10:00am to 10:30am) Finals
  • Two participants per college (topic: University Wits.)
  • Short Story Writing (9:30am to 10:30am)
  • One participant per college.
  • The topic will be given on spot.
Poetry Writing (9:30am to 10:30am)
  • One participant per college.
  • The theme will be givean on spot.
  • The poem should contain twenty to thirty lines.
Essay Writing (9:30am to 10:30am)
  • One particitpant per college.
  • The topic will be given on spot.
Pencil Sketching (9:30am to 10:30am)
  • One participant per college.
  • The theme will be given on spot.
Face Painting (9:30am to 10:30am)
  • Two participants per college
  • Students should bring their own materials.
  • Theme will be given on spot
Soliloquy (10;00am to 11:30am)
  • Two Participants per college.
  • Duration: 3 - 5 Minutes
  • Script to be submited along with the music in pen drive.
News Bulletin (10:30am to 11:30am)
  • 5 - 6 participants per college
  • The act should be within 3-5 minutes per college
  • Music, costumes and stage props can be used
  • Hard copy should be submitted.
Drama (10:30am to 11:30am)
  • 8-9 participants per college
  • Scenes should be based on the theme.
  • Music, costumes and stage props can be used.
  • Time for stage setting will be 1 minute
  • Duration is 6-8 minutes.
  • Hard copy should be submitted
Literary Parade (11:30am to 12:30pm)
  • 4 - 6 participants including the narrator per college.
  • Duration : 3-5 minutes
  • Music should be submitted in pen drive.
Lexical Hunt (11:30am to 12:30am)
  • Two Participants per college.
  • Lunch (12:30pm to 1:30pm)
Talentia (2:00 pm to 3:00 pm)
  • 5 participants per college.
  • Music can be used without lyrics in it.
  • Duration: 3-5 minutes.
  • Music should be submitted in pen drive.