SCHEME OF NATIONAL AWARD TO
TEACHERS COUNCIL FOR THE INDIAN SCHOOL CERTIFICATE
EXAMINATIONS - NEW DELHI
Every year the Government of India gives public recognition
to meritorious services of outstanding teachers through the
scheme of National Awards. From the year 2000 the Department
of Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development,
Government of India has allotted five such awards to teachers
of schools affiliated to Council for the Indian School
Certificate Examinations, New Delhi.
The Government of India has also allotted one "special" award
for teachers promoting Integrated Inclusive Education in
Each Award carries with it a Certificate of Merit, a cash
payment of Rs.25000 and a silver medal.
Teachers/Principals of schools affiliated to the Council for
the Indian School Certificate Examinations and members of the
Association of Heads of Anglo-Indian Schools, the Association
of Schools for the ISC Examinations and the Indian Public
Schools Conference are eligible for this award. Normally
retired Teachers/Principals are not eligible for this Award
but those teachers who have served for at least four months
in the year to which the National Award relates, may be
considered if they fulfill all other conditions. For the
purpose of these Awards the age of superannuation shall be
deemed to be sixty years.
Teachers with at least fifteen years regular teaching
experience and Headmasters/Principals with twenty years of
regular teaching experience who are also involved in active
teaching shall be considered for these awards.
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