Ministry of Education
Ministry of Education


In order to motivate teachers to use ICT in school education in a big way, the National ICT awards are given away every year. A selection process is followed for short-listing and recommendation of the required number of awardees to the Ministry of Education (MoE), GoI. In all 90 ICT awards are instituted by Govt. of India for different States/UTs and seven autonomous bodies/organizations under MoE. A break-up of state-wise allocation of awards is given in the detailed guideline. More 

  • Attention Applicants from the Union Territories of i) Dadar and nagar haveli and ii) Daman and Diu, and iii) Ladakh" The merger of the UTs at i) and ii) as well as creation of a new UT at iii) has happened in the year 2020, while the ICT Awards are being given for the years 2018 and 2019. Therefore, the applicants from the erstwhile UTs of i) Dadar and nagar haveli and ii) Daman and Diu should apply separately on the portal. On the other hand, the applicants from Ladakh should apply under the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Those teachers who have applied earlier to your respective State/UT shall have to apply again through this portal, and upload your documents.
  • School teachers of primary, upper primary, secondary and higher secondary schools working in any recognized school in the Indian Union under the following categories are eligible to apply:
  • (a) Schools run by State Govt./UTs Administration, schools run by local bodies, private schools affiliated to state boards, aided by State Govt. and UT Administration.
  • (b) Central Govt. Schools i.e. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs), Central Tibetan Schools Administration (CTSA), Sainik Schools and 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), (b) above)
  • (d) Schools affiliated to Council for Indian Schools Certificate Examination (CISCE) (Other than those at (a), (b) above)
  • Note : The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) had already invited applications from teachers and completed the short listing process. Hence, teachers from Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) need not apply again.

15 September 2020

Opening of the portal for nomination including announcement on website of Ministry and NCERT website.

31 October 2020

Last date for submission of detailed entries by teachers from State/UT/Organization

4 January 2021

Scrutiny and forwarding of short listed candidates by State Govt./UT/Organizations with Minutes to The Joint Director, CIET-NCERT, New Delhi- 110016

further timeline will be intimated in due course

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