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MHRD National Awards To Teachers 2020 : nationalawardstoteachers.mhrd.gov.in

Organisation : Ministry of Human Resource Development MHRD
Contest Name : National Awards To Teachers 2020
Applicable For : Teachers
Last Date : 06.07.2020
Website : http://nationalawardstoteachers.mhrd.gov.in/Welcome.aspx

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MHRD National Awards To Teachers

Registration open for National Awards To Teachers 2020. Last date for registration is 6th July, 2020

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About the Award

The purpose of National Awards to Teachers is to celebrate the unique contribution of some of the finest teachers in the country and to honor those teachers who through their commitment and industry have not only improved the quality of school education but also enriched the lives of their students.


15 June to 06 July 2020 :
Opening of web-portal for inviting online self-nomination by teachers.

12 July to 21 July 2020 :
Shortlisting of teachers by District/Regional Selection Committee and forwarding the shortlist to the State/Organization Selection Committee through online portal.

22 July to 31 July 2020 :
State Selection Committee/ Organization Selection Committee shortlist to be forwarded to Independent National Jury through online portal.

3 August 2020 :
Intimation to all the shortlisted candidates for selection by Jury through VC or physical interaction as may be decided

6 August to 14 August 2020 :
Selection process by Jury through VC or physical interaction as may be decided

14 August 2020 :
Finalization of names by Independent National Jury

Eligibility Conditions

i) School teachers and Heads of Schools working 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), 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)

ii) 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 Awards relate) may be considered if they fulfill all other conditions.

iii) Educational Administrators, Inspectors of Education, and the staff of training Institutes are not eligible for these awards.

iv) Teacher/Headmaster should not have indulged in tutions.
v) Only regular Teachers and Heads of Schools will be eligible.
vi) Contractual Teachers and Shiksha Mitras will not be eligible.

Application Procedure & Selection

i) All the applications would be received through an online web portal.

ii) MHRD would ensure coordination with States/UTs regarding timely entry into the portal and resolution of technical and operational issues during data entry into portal through the portal development agency.

iii) MHRD will bear the entire expenditure for development and maintenance of the portal.

iv) In case of State/UTs, 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.

v) 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.

vi) 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.

Evaluation Criteria

The applicants will be evaluated based on the evaluation matrix consists of two types of criterion

Objective criteria :
Under this the teachers will be awarded marks as per clearly given logic against each of the objective criteria. These criteria are given the weightage of 20 out of 100.

Criteria based on performance :
Under this, teachers will be awarded marks on criteria based on performance e.g. initiatives to improve learning outcomes, innovative experiments undertaken, organization of extra and co-curricular activities, use of Teaching Learning Material, social mobility, ensuring experiential learning, unique ways to ensure physical education to students etc. These criteria are given the weightage of 80 out of 100.

Instructions :


1. Who are not eligible for the award?
Retired teachers who have not served at least a part of the calendar year – at least for four months i.e. up to 30th April in the year to which National Award relates. Teacher/Headmasters who have indulged in tuitions. Contractual Teachers and Shiksha Mitras are also not be eligible.

2. What are the different sections of the application that I need to fill to nominate myself?
Upon registering themselves, the applicant has to fill 4 different sections of the application
** Primary Information
** School Information
** Principal Information Questions (to be answered by the applicant)
** Applicants profile.

Upon completing all the sections, the applicant can submit their application nominating themselves for the Award.

3. Can I edit my personal information after I already filled it?
Yes, the applicant can edit the information as many times as desired during the application process. However, once the final application is submitted, they cannot edit any information provided by them.

4. Can I alter any information/ responses after the final submission is made?
No. The applicant cannot alter any information after the final submission is made.

5. I forgot my password. What can I do?
Yes. The applicant can retrieve their password by providing their User ID/ Mobile number.


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