INSA Teachers Award 2020 – Call for Nominations

Posted in , on February 29, 2020

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The Academy has instituted the INSA Teachers Award to recognize and value excellence, consistency and high level of teaching in Indian Colleges, Universities and Institutions. The award aims to recognize and honour teachers who have provided guidance, inspiration and mentored students to take up careers in Science and Technology. All disciplines of Science and Technology including Medical & Engineering Sciences come under the purview of this award. The maximum number of awards is 15. The awardees shall receive a scroll, a cash award of Rs. 50,000/- and a one-time book grant of Rs. 20,000/-.

The nominees should be teaching or have taught in India, with at least 15 years of teaching experience at undergraduate and/or at postgraduate level in any recognized College/University/Institution. Any teacher below the age of 55 years, as on December 31, 2019 shall be eligible for being nominated.

A teacher may be nominated by Fellows of INSA, IASc, NASI, Principal of a College, Vice-Chancellor of a University, Director of an Institution, a colleague or by a former student who is associated with an academic/R&D institution. The nominators may forward only one nomination in a year.

The last date for receipt of nominations is April 10, 2020. For further details and nomination proforma, please visit our website www.insaindia.res.in.

Nomination Procedure: A teacher may be nominated by Fellows of INSA, NASI, IASc, Principal of a College, Vice-Chancellor of a University, Director of an Institution, a colleague or by a former student who is associated with an academic / R&D institution. The nominator may forward only one nomination in a year. A nomination shall remain valid for consideration for two consecutive years. The nomination shall be made in the prescribed format (Annexure-I). One hard copy and a soft copy (through e-mail at insacouncil@gmail.com), along with all supporting documents, must reach the Dr Alok K Moitra, Advisor, Indian National Science Academy, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002 latest by April 10, 2020. Nominations that are incomplete or received after the due date shall not be considered.

Eligibility:

  • The award shall be made to outstanding teachers currently working or worked in India, with at least 15 years of teaching experience at the undergraduate or postgraduate level in any Indian College/University/Institution.
  • The Maximum age limit is 55 years as of December 31 of the year preceding the year of the award.
  • The award will not be offered to Fellows of any of the national academies.
  • It will also not be offered to anyone who is Vice-Chancellor of a University, Director of an Institution/ laboratory and/ or holding a position where his/ her teaching is restricted.

Click below link for more details

http://www.insaindia.res.in/pdf/Teachers_Award_Nomination.pdf

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