Press Release

Registration Open For The National Teacher Award 2021

Team ScooNews
Registration Open For The National Teacher Award 2021

It is time for the most awaited award nominations to begin. The National Teacher Award 2021 self nomination commenced on 1 June 2021. Since 1958, on 5 September (Teacher's Day) every year, the President of India accords the National Teacher Award to the winner. This honour is bestowed upon the best and meritorious teachers working in primary, middle and secondary schools in India.

According to the official website the online self nomination started on 1 June 2021 and can be submitted till 20 June 2021. Following the same, the District Selection Committee nominations to be forwarded to the State Selection Committee through online portal from 1 July to 15 July 2021

The eligibility criteria for teachers are as follows-

School teachers and Heads of Schools working in recognized primary / middle / high / higher secondary schools under the following categories:

  • Schools run by State Govt./UTs Administration, schools run by local bodies, schools aided by State Govt. and UT Administration.
  • 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) and Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) run by Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
  • Schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) (other than those at (a) and (b) above)
  • 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 Awards relate) 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.

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

Register now!

https://nationalawardstoteachers.education.gov.in/

 

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