National Award For School Teachers For Use Of ICT In Education 2017

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, is inviting nominations for the National ICT (Information and Communication Technology) Awards for school teachers for the year 2017, from all States/UTs and Autonomous Educational Institutions under MHRD. In all 87 ICT Awards are instituted. The scheme proposes to felicitate those teachers who have contributed in enhancing student learning by effectively and innovatively integrating technology supported learning into the school curriculum and subject teaching, and thereby promote enquiry-based co-operative and collaborative learning using ICT. The Contest is open to teachers working in schools from all over India.



S.No Item Date
1. Advertisement for nomination including announcement on website of Ministry and NCERT website. 31st December
2. Last date for submission of detailed entries by schools to State Directorate of Education/Organization/ Autonomous bodies under MHRD (CBSE, CISCE, KVS, NVS, CTSA, AEES, Sainik Schools under Ministry of Defence) 31.07.2017
3. Scrutiny and forwarding of shortlisted candidates by State Govt./UT/Organizations with Minutes to The Joint Director, CIET-NCERT, New Delhi- 110016 31.08.2017
4. Scrutiny of shortlisted candidates by CIET-NCERT and forwarding Final list for consideration to Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. Will be communicated later
5. National ICT Award for School Teachers- Award Function Will be communicated later

Guidelines for submission of nomination/ entry for the National ICT Award for School Teachers-2017

  • A teacher Portfolio should be submitted along with the Entry Form.
  • The portfolio should include evidence of the teacher’s awareness and use of ICT in his/ her own professional development, in improving his/ her teaching- learning, and in enhancing the overall quality of education in schools and community.
  • The portfolio should document sustained systematic work using ICT over the years.
  • The portfolio should include relevant supporting documents, tools, reports of activities, field visits, photographs, audios or videos. 
  • E-contents listed in the portfolio (Audios, Videos, Multimedia, Charts, Maps, Models lesson plans, and images) should be uploaded/ shared online.


School teachers of primary, upper primary, secondary and higher secondary schools working in any recognized school in the Indian Union under the following categories:  

  1. 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.
  2. Central Govt. Schools i.e. Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs), Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs), Central Schools for Tibetans (CTSA), Sainik Schools and Schools run by Ministry of Defence (MOD), Schools run by Atomic Energy Education Society (AEES). 
  3. Schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) (other than those at (i) and (ii) above) 
  4. Schools affiliated to Council for Indian Schools Certificate Examination (CISCE) (Other than those at (i), (ii) and (iii) above)


Each awardee teacher will get an ICT Kit, a laptop and a commendation certificate. The awardees would be encouraged to function as mentors (resource persons) for their area to motivate and train other teachers. All the awardees will form a community of resource persons through networking. Selected initiatives would be shared as best practices across the country. 

School teachers are requested to send their entries to Secretary/Chairman/Commissioner (Education) of the concerned States/UTs and Autonomous organisations (KVS, NVS, CBSE, CISCE, CTSA, GEES, Sainik Schools under MoD, etc.), who shall select and recommend twice the number of teachers as per their awards quota, in order of merit.

Teachers/ Principals are requested not to send any nomination directly to CIET, NCERT, New Delhi.

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Entry Form and ICT guidelines download here

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