Names of candidates may be proposed by Vice Chancellors of Indian Universities; Directors of Private Universities; Chairpersons of Institutions of National importance and Directors of the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM);
University Faculties should forward the name(s) of persons for the award working in their faculty/institutions only and route nominations through their respective Vice Chancellors, while the Faculties in IIMs are required to send their nominations through their Directors.
Each nomination, as per the prescribed pro-forma, should be accompanied by a detailed statement of work and attainments of the nominee and a critical assessment report (not more than 500 words) bringing out the importance of significant research and development contributions of the nominee made during the Ten (10) years preceding the year of the Award. Nominations not made as per prescribed format are not acceptable.
Every application/ nomination shall be accompanied by a processing fee of Rs.1000/- (Non Refundable) through demand draft drawn in favour of "M M Shah Memorial Award – ICA A/c" payable at Amritsar. The last date for application/ Nomination is 31st July, 2017. NOW apply your nomination online at www.mmsma.coffeecup.com/forms/MMSMA/
The award shall be adjudged by a six member jury comprising of people of eminence and distinction being accomplished educationists, industrial stalwarts, professionals and bureaucrats to lend an unbiased and comprehensive judgment of the eligible candidate.
A candidate once nominated would be considered for a total period of three (3) years, if age-wise eligible.
The Award of the cash prize may be withheld by ICA in any year, if, in the opinion of the Jury, no sufficiently meritorious candidate(s) is/are found suitable in that year.
In the event the Jury selects more than one person or Team(s) to receive the Award, the cash prize will be shared equally by each member of the joint team recommended for the Award.
The Recipient(s) will be responsible for all individual expenses including applicable taxes, if any.
The Award shall be presented at the time of the Annual Conference of the ICA.
In all matters of Award of "Prof. Manubhai M. Shah Memorial Award", the decision of the ICA shall be final.