Dear Educators  

Greetings from East

We are pleased to acknowledge your intent to participate in the EAST Academic Excellence Awards – 2021.

The EAST Academic Excellence Awards recognizes and appreciates the efforts of the teachers in the education sector. We aim to celebrate the noble profession of teaching and imparting knowledge through innovative and path breaking ways to young learners and teachers who have made significant fundamental contributions to the education society over sustained period of years. The distinguished teaching awards are time-honored in recognition of excellence in teaching, at all levels, in the education sector.

The award is open to all Educators teaching in Colleges, Universities and any other Education and Training Institutes. There are various categories of Awards divided by levels taught. In addition, there are also awards open for participation from all levels of education.

Please read the eligibility criteria and general instructions before filling the Form.

Last day for submitting the duly filled in application Form is 15th November 2020.

The Ceremony will be held at Kanyakumari (Cape Comorin), South India. The final date and venue with complete details will be informed close to the event.

The organizers reserve the right to postpone or change the venue/date / time of the programme, with or without prior notice before the deadline, if necessary.


Else, you can send the authenticated documents to the postal address given below.

EAST Awards Secretariat
Academic Excellence Awards – 2021
No. 66A, Railway Station Road
(Opp.) 3rd Street, Rajendranagar  
Palayamkottai – 627002, Tirunelveli, South India
Phone: +91 462 2561436 / +91 8903671436 (10 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday)  
We appreciate your contribution, hard work and commitment to the progress of teaching and learning across the continents.
Regards, EASTAcademic Excellence Awards Organizing Committee


Kindly fill the Form in BLOCK LETTERS.

Please ensure that all the eligibility criteria are met.

Please select only one Award category per Form. If you are applying for multiple categories, then please fill separate Forms and provide relevant documents separately.

You may attach copies of credentials like certificates, recommendation letters, newspaper clippings, photographs, etc. with the application Form.

Alternately, if you wish to include copies of additional documents to support your nomination, then it is recommended that the entry Form be e-mailed along with the documents to EAST Awards Secretariat, at the email address ( mentioned above. All attached documents sent along with the entry Form will become EAST property and shall not be returned.

In case you are attaching any movie/presentation etc. along with your entry, only CDs will be accepted. Please ensure that you label the CD correctly along with your Name and Telephone number and the Category of the Award. CDs sent will become EAST property and shall not be returned.

It is a must to send all attachments, in spiral or hard bound forms along with an Index (Table of Contents) serially numbered. .

Service certificate should be produced with the sign of the appointing authority.

The nominee must possess the required qualification for teaching as per Government / UGC norms. However, the jury may consider other teachers, in case extraordinary teaching has been demonstrated.

The nominee applying for any of the award category should be currently working.

All fields are mandatory. Incomplete Form(s) will be considered invalid.

Entries will not be encouraged after the last date of submission.

Awardees must make their own travel arrangements to reach the venue on time.

Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

No TA / DA will be provided.

Supporting document submission:

During the process of evaluation and/or notifying the final list of the mentioned categories, EAST has the right to ask for further documents, supporting one’s nomination or request for evidential proof.


The selection board will be asked to set up its own International level Screening Committee which would include representation from eminent educationalists, 5-6 eminent NGOs who are resources person who are working on those area. Each country would be asked to send (Max. 3 (three) in each category) nominations in the prescribed format. These nominations would be screened by an international level screening committee. The international selection committee may at its discretion also consider individuals other than those recommended by the national government.

Mode of Selection   : Phase 1…. Scrutinizing the Nomination form
: Phase 2…. Verification of credential
: Phase 3…. Personal Interview (Whatsapp/ Messenger/ Skype)
: Phase 4…. Final Selection by EAST on the above recommendations


Registration Fee Category Indian


  Section – A Rs.10000 $.300
  Section – A Rs.7500   $.250
  Section – A Rs.6000 $.150


Account Details    Name EAST
A/c. No 2397101029044
Bank/Branch CANARA Bank/ Perumalpuram
IFSC Code  CNRB0002397
MICR Code 627015015


IMPORTANT DETAILS   Type of Award  International level
Sponsored by 

EAST (Environmental Advisory For Sustainable Trust)

Tirunelveli-627002, Tamilnadu, India.

Award Consists of   A Memento with Certificate
Mode of Nomination by online & email (
Date of opening  01st July, 2020
  Date of Closing 15th November, 2020
  Date of Event 24th January, 2021
  Formats Attached in Website and Print
  No. of Nominations Maximum 3 nominations in each country per institute/
One individual can nominate for 3 categories





Note: Please choose only 1 category per Form. (for multiple categories, kindly fill a separate Form)

Excellence in Higher Education

Languages and Linguistics – Any official Indian or International Language  
Art, Music, Drama – Indian or International Art forms including Art, Craft,
Dance, Music and Theatre.
Mathematics – Excellence in teaching Mathematics.
Science – Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Life and Behavioral
Social Science & Humanities- Geography, History, Economics, Civics,
Philosophy, Political science, Psychology and Archaeology.
Applied Science & Computers
Commerce – Business Management & Accountancy
Engineering, Computers & Technology

COMMON AWARDS (Across all education institutions)

Distinctive Teaching through usage of technology
Exceptional contribution through Social Impact on society
Teaching Excellence in Sports
Exceptional contribution to special Learners

Teacher of the year (Male & Female): Jury would select one male and one female award for this category after selecting winners for all other categories. No separate nominations would be invited for EAST Academic Excellence Awards.

Category – A

Life Time Achievement Award
Fellow of the EAST for Academic Excellence
The Best Administrator Award for Registrar
The Best Administrator Award for Dean
The Best Administrator Award for Director
The Best Administrator Award for Coordinator
Most Emerging Higher Education Institute of the Year Award
Excellent Management Award for University
Excellent Management Award for College
Excellent Management Award for Institution
The Best Village Adoption Institution Award
The Best Placement Institute Award
The Best Infrastructure institute award
The Best Engineering College Award
Upcoming Engineering College Award
The Best Principal Award
Excellence and innovation Award for men
The best Coordinator for NSS/ NCC/ RRC
The Best Coordinator for Youth Welfare Award

Category – B

The Best Senior Scientist Award for Male/ Female (Above 55 years)
The Best Scientist Award for Male/ Female
The Best Young Scientist Award (Below 45 years) for Male/ Female
The Best Professor Award for Male/ Female
The Best Associate Professor Award for Male/ Female
The Best Assistant Professor Award for Male/ Female
The Best Physical Education/ Sports Director Award for Male/ Female
The Best Librarian Award for Male/ Female

Category – C

Excellent Researcher Award for Male/ Female
Outstanding Research Supervisor of the year Award for Male/ Female
Outstanding Research Paper of the year Award for Male/ Female
Outstanding Research Project of the year Award for Male/ Female
The Best Educator Award for Male/ Female
The Best Fine Arts Award for Male/ Female
The Best Thesis Award (Ph.D) for Male/ Female
Young Engineer Award for Male/ Female

Category – D

Excellence in Sociology and Social Anthropology for Male/ Female
Excellence in Political Science/ Pub. Admn. and allied subject for Male/ Female
Excellence in Economics and allied subjects for Male/ Female
Excellence in International Studies for Male/ Female
Excellence in Social Geography and Population Studies for Male/ Female
Excellence in Commerce for Male/ Female
Excellence in Social Psychology and allied subjects for Male/ Female
Excellence in Education and allied subjects for Male/ Female
Excellence in Socio-Linguistics/ Socio Cultural and allied subjects for Male/ Female
Excellence in Law, International Law and allied subjects for Male/ Female
Excellence in National Security & Strategic Studies for Male/ Female
Excellence in History and allied subjects for Male/ Female
Excellence in Languages & Literature for Male/ Female


Full Name

Date of Birth [DD/MM/YYYY]

Educational Qualification

Total number of teaching years (as on March 2018)

How many hours do you teach every week? (Average)

How many students are you teaching currently (Current batches for subjects relevant to this application)

Brief about  your professional biography
(300 words)

Also, attach(zip Format) your complete Bio-Data/Profile which mentions, list of professional achievements, published works, trainings and additional certifications along with three passport size photographs.



What inspired you to be a teacher? (150 words)

Do the assignments and activities supervised by you explicit student-focused learning objectives? Therefore, mention, what teaching methodology do you create to engage with students in your classroom? (Techniques, elements, tools, exercises, group activities and content) (300 words)

List innovative teaching practices and ICT, implemented by you. Produce evidences (300 words)

Strategies used in overcoming the challenges and difficulties experienced, while teaching in a classroom. Mention with instances.(150 words)

How have you influenced the stakeholders including your peer group, students and parents, inspiring them by presenting the right way to success inside and outside the classroom? Give details. (Max 300 words)

Please share any other relevant information. (200 words)


Residential Address



Postal Code

State and Nation

Mobile Number

Landline Number

Fax Number

Primary Email id

Secondary Email id

LinkedIn account

Referrals with contact details

Institution Head / Management

Full Name

Mobile Number

Landline Number

Email id

Senior Faculty

Full Name

Mobile Number

Landline Number

Email id

School / College / Institution Details

Name of the current institution you are teaching in

Complete address of your institution

Administrative / official contact details of institution

Website of the Institution

Official phone number

Official email id of the Institution



  1. I have read the rules and regulations and agree to abide by them.
  2. I affirm and declare that whatever has been stated by me here is true and proper and if the same is found to be otherwise, I own the responsibility.
  3. I agree and accept that the jury’s decision shall be final.


Date and Place:                                              

Signature with Seal