The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is inviting applications for the Excellence in Teaching and School Leadership awards 2021-22.
The board honours outstanding teachers and principals of its affiliated schools annually on Teachers’ Day i.e. 5th September to recognise their exemplary contribution to enhance the quality of teaching and learning.
The award is aimed at motivating the teaching fraternity of CBSE-affiliated schools. Each honour consists of a merit certificate and a cash prize of Rs 50,000.
Submission of application:
Only online applications will be accepted. The link for registration and filling up the application is available on www.cbse.nic.in, http://cbseacademic.nic.in. The last date for submission of the application is June 20, 2022.
All teachers presently working with the private schools affiliated to CBSE who have completed at least 10 years of regular service as a teacher in either CBSE or any other recognized Board of school education affiliated school(s) by 31st March 2022 can apply.
All Principals of the private schools affiliated to CBSE who have completed 10 years of regular service as a teacher and 5 years as a Principal in CBSE affiliated school(s) by 31st March 2022 can apply.
Teachers or Principals retired on 31st March 2022 or after may also apply if they fulfill all other conditions.
Teachers or Principals who have already received CBSE Honour can apply for the National Awards to Teachers by the Ministry of Education, if they are still otherwise eligible.
Principals cannot apply in the category of teachers. 6. An applicant can apply under only one category.
A number of top scorers equal to four times the number of honours in each category from the final merit list will be shortlisted based on general criteria. For deciding the inter se merit, the following criteria will be used: a. Experience in related field b. Age c. Higher Qualification d. Percentage in Educational Qualification.
Read CBSE circular here: CBSE excellence in teaching and school leadership awards 2021-22