CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY OF TEACHERS FOR CONSIDERATION FOR THE AWARDS:
School teachers and Heads of Schoolsworking in recognized primary/middle/high/higher secondary schools under the following categories:
a) Schools run by State Govt./UTs Administration, schools run by local bodies, schools aided by State Govt. and UT Administration.
b) Central Govt. Schools i.e. Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs), Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs), Central Schools for Tibetans (CTSA), Sainik Schools run by Ministry of Defence (MoD), Schools run by Atomic Energy Education Society (AEES).
c) Schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) (other than those at (a) and (b) above)
d) Schools affiliated to Council for Indian Schools Certificate Examination (CISCE) (Other than those at (a), (b) and (c) above)
Normally retired teachers are not eligible for the award but those teachers who have served a part of the calendar year (at least for four months i.e. upto 30th April in the year to which National Award relates) may be considered if they fulfill all other conditions.
Educational Administrators, Inspectors of Education, and the staff of training Institutes are not eligible for these awards
Teacher/Headmaster should not have indulged in tuitions
Only regular Teachers and Heads of Schools will be eligible.
Contractual Teachers and Shiksha Mitras will not be eligible.
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION AND SELECTION:
All the applications would be received through an online web portal. The portal would be developed and managed by Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) assisted by CIET, NCERT under the overall supervision of MHRD.
ASCI would also ensure coordination with States/UTs regarding timely entry into the portal and resolution of technical and operational issues during data entry into portal.
MHRD will bear the entire expenditure for development and maintenance of the portal.
Teachers and Heads of schools themselves shall apply directly by filling the application form online through the web portal before the prescribed cut-off date.
Every applicant shall submit a portfolio, online along with the Entry Form. The portfolio shall include relevant supporting material such as documents, tools, reports of activities, field visits, photographs, audios or videos etc.
Undertaking by the applicant: Each applicant shall give an undertaking that all the information/data submitted is true to the best of his/her knowledge and if anything is found at any later date to be untrue then he/she will be liable to disciplinary action.
Applications Will Be Open From 15th June To 30th June, 2018.