National Award to Teachers 2022

Details of Guidelines for Selection of Teachers for National Award to Teachers 2022, Conditions of Eligibility, Application procedure and Registration, Selection Committee, Evaluation Matrix, Maximum Number of Nomination from States /Union Territories /Organizations and Annexure-I for National Award, Last date of online application 20.06.2022 but last date of application is extended upto 10.07.2022 for NAT 2022.


National Award to Teachers 2022

Guideline of National Award to Teachers 2022

The Commissioner of School Education, West Bengal
Memo No. 65-Sc/D&P/5A/53P/2022 Date: 13.06.2022
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As per notification vide Memo No. F.I-16/2022-NAT dated 27.05.2022 from the Ministry of Education, Department of School Education and Literacy, Government of India, application has been invited from teachers for National Award to the Teachers 2022 along with all necessary instructions and guideline as depicted in the website http://nationalawardstoteachers.education.gov.in. Last date of registration has been mentioned as 20.06.2022

He/she is hereby directed to take initiatives for wide publicity amongst the teachers.
Furthermore he/she has to initiate to constitution District Level Selection Committee in consultation with District Magistrate (except Kolkata) in the following manner:

(1) District Education Officer: Chairman
(2) One representative from the State: Member 
(3) One Reputed academician nominated by District Collector: Member

District Inspector of Schools (SE) shall act as District Education Officer and Chairman of District Level Selection Committee. All the District Inspector of Schools (PE) shall act as representative of the State for respective Districts. In cases where the same person in functioning as DI/S(S.E) and (P.E), in that event DI/S (Academic) or any ADI/S of the District shall act as state representative.

For Kolkata District, there being no District Magistrate, the Joint Director of School Education will act as Chairman of Committee and DI/S(S.E) and (P.E)will act as other two members.

Regarding the consideration of eligibility for teachers, guidelines for selection of teachers, procedure for application and selection, formation of District Level Committee and Evaluation Matrix for National Award to Teachers (NAT), guidelines as enclosed, are to followed.

Enclo: As stated 

Yours faithfully

Sd/- Commissioner of School Education,
West Bengal
Date: 13.06.2022

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Procedure of National Awards to Teachers 2022

Ministry of Education
Government of India
Department of School Education & Literacy 
Shastri Bhavan, New Delhi 110 115

R.C Meena, Joint Secretary (EE.I)
Telephone : 011-23389247
 Memo No. F.I-16/2022-NAT dated 27.05.2022
E-mail Helpdesk: helpdesk-nat@gov.in


Respected Sir/Ma'am,
You may be aware that the purpose of National Awards to Teachers is celebrate the unique contribution of some of the finest teachers in the country and to honor those teachers who through their commitment and industry have not only improved the quality of school education but also enriched the lives of their students and thereby strengthened the Nation.

2. I am glad to inform that the web portal for online self-nomination by teachers, http://nationalawardstoteachers.education.gov.in is open from 01.06.2022 and last date for the same is 20.06.2022. Further, you are requested to constitute District/ Regional Level Selection Committees as laid down in the National Awards to Teachers (NAT) Guidelines well in advance so that next level of online selection process may be carried out smoothly.

3. You are requested to initiate appropriate action and give wide publicity among the teachers to ensure maximum participation.
With regards 
Your sincerely,
Sd/-R C Meena

Official website (Click here)

Timelines for National Awards to Teachers (NAT) 2022

Sl No
 Activity
 Timelines
1.
Opening of web-portal for inviting online applications and self nomination by teachers
01.06.2022 to 20.06.2022
2.
District Selection Committee nominations to be forwarded to the State Selection Committee through online portal
 01.07.2022 to 15.07.2022
3.
State Selection Committee/Organization Selection Committee shortlist to be forwarded to Independent National Jury
16.07.2022 to 30.07.2022
4.Constitution of Independent Jury at National Level (with the approval of Hon'ble Shiksha Mantri (Parallel activity)
 20.07.2022 to 25.07.2022
5.
Intimation to be issued by Ministry of Education to all the shortlisted candidates to make presentations before the National Jury (either in physical mode at NCERT or through online like in 2021 as may be decided)
(maximum 154 candidates as per extent guidelines)
 

02.08.2022
6.
Selection Process by Jury
 05.08.2022 to 16.08.2022
7.
Finalization of names by Independent Jury at National Level
 16.08.2022
8.
Intimation to selected candidates after final approval of Hon'ble Shiksha Mantri Ji
 18.08.2022
9.
Rehearsal and Award function 
 4th & 5th Sept 2022

Revised Guideline for Selection of Teachers for National Awards

Introduction
The purpose of  National Awards to Teachers is to celebrate the unique contribution of some of finest teachers in the country and to honor those teachers who through their commitment and industry have not only improved the quality of school education but also enriched the lives of their students.



Conditions of Eligibility of Teachers for consideration for Awards

(i) School Teachers and Heads of Schools working in recognized primary/middle/ high/ higher secondary schools under the following categories:
 
(a) Schools run by State Government /UTs Administration, schools run by local bodies, schools aided by State Government and UT Administration.
(b) Central Government Schools i.e. Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs)Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs)Sainik Schools run by Ministry of Defence (MoD), Schools run by Atomic Energy Education Society (AEES) and Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) run by Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
(c) Schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) other than those at (a) and (b) above.
(d) Schools affiliated to Council for Indian Schools Certificate Examination (CISCE) other than those at (a), (b) and (c) above.
 
(ii) Normally retired Teachers are not eligible for the award but those Teachers who have severed a part of the calendar year (at least for four months i.e. up to 30th. April in the year to which National Awards relate may be considered if they fulfill all other conditions.
(iii) Educational Administrators, Inspectors of Education, and the staff of training Institutes are not eligible for these awards.
(iv) Teacher/ Headmaster should not have indulged in tuitions.
(v) Only regular Teachers and Heads of schools will be eligible.
(vi) Contractual Teachers and Shiksha Mitras (শিক্ষা-বন্ধু) will not be eligible.


Considerations to guide Selection of Teachers at various levels

Teachers will be evaluated based on the evaluation matrix given at Annexure-I. Evaluation matrix contains two tapes of criteria for evaluation:

(a) Objective criteria
Under this the teachers will be awarded marks against each of the objective criteria. These criteria are given the weightage of 20 out of 100. 

(b) Criteria based on performance
Under this, Teachers will be awarded marks on criteria based on performance e.g. initiatives to improve learning outcomes, innovative experiments undertaken, organization of extra and co-curricular activities, use of Teaching Learning Material, Social mobility, ensuring experiential learning, unique ways to ensure physical education (শারীরিক-শিক্ষা) (to students etc. These criteria are given the weightage of 80 out of 100.


Procedure for Application and Selection

(i)  All the applications would be received through an online web portal. 
(ii) Ministry of Education would ensure coordination with State/UTs regarding timely entry into the portal and resolution of technical and operational issues during data entry into portal through the portal development agency.
(iii) Ministry of Education will bear the entire expenditure for development and maintenance of the portal.
(iv) In case of State/ UTs, Teachers and Heads of the schools themselves shall apply directly by filling the application form online through the web portal before the prescribed cut-off date.
 
(v) Every applicant shall submit a portfolio, online along with the Entry Form. The portfolio shall include relevant supporting material such as documents, tools, reports of activities, field visits, photographs, audios or videos etc.
(vi) Undertaking by the applicant :
Each applicant shall give an undertaking that all the information /data submitted is true to the best of his/her knowledge and if anything is found at nay later date to be untrue then he/she will be liable to disciplinary action.

District Selection Committee 

(vii) First level scrutiny will be done by District Selection Committee (DSC) headed by the District Education Officer. Members of DSC would be as under
(a) District Education Officer: Chairperson
(b) Representative of State /UT Govt. : Member 
(c) One Reputed academician nominated by District Collector: Member

(viii) The major functions to be performed by DSC are as under:
(a) Physical verification of the facts/ information provided by the applicant by forming verification terms.
(b) Evaluation /marking of the applicants as per the format at Annexure-I.
(c) Certificate by DSC:
The DSC shall certify that marks have been awarded after due verification of the facts.
(d) After the detailed evaluation of the applications, DSC will shortlist 3 names and forward these to State Selection Committee through online portal along with vigilance clearance certificate of each of the 3 applicants.
(e) In addition to the application received, the DSC in exceptional circumstances, may suo-moto consider name of maximum one person among the outstanding Teachers including special educations and differently abled Teachers/Heads of schools. The evaluation will be done as per the format at Annexure-I.
(f) DSC may take into account performance of the Teachers in various streams of studies viz science, arts, music, physical education etc.


State Selection Committee (SSC)

(ix) The SSC will be headed by the Principal Secretary/ Secretary of  State Education Department, Members of SSC will be as under :
(a) Principal Secretary/ Secretary of  State Education Department: Chairperson
(b) Nominee of Union Govt. : Member 
(c)Director / Commissioner of Education : Member Secretary
(d) Director, SCERT or equivalent if there is no SCERT: Member

(x) The major functions to be performed by SSC are as under:
(a) Re-verification of the facts/ information/marks of the nominations received from all DSCs. 
(b) Evaluate all the nominations and prepare shortlist of the best candidates, subject to the maximum number allotted to the State /UTs and forward the same to Independent Jury at National level through online portal.

Organization Selection Committee (OSC)  

(for other organizations)

(xi) The composition of OSC is as under
(a) Chairperson / Director/ Commissioner/ Head of the Organization: Chairperson
(b) One officer from the Organization nominated by the Chairperson
(c) Nominee of Union Govt. : Member 
(d) One reputed academician deputed by the Chairperson: Member

(xii) The major functions to be performed by OSC are as under:
(a) The Organizations may follow their internal processes for receiving nominations.
(b) Evaluate all the nominations and prepare shortlist of the best candidates, subject to the maximum number allotted to the Organizations as per Annexure-II and forward the same to Independent Jury at National level through online portal.


Independent Jury at National level

(xiii) Independent Jury at National level headed by retired Secretary, Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Education would review the list of candidates as forwarded by all the OSCs and SSCs and carry out fresh assessment.
(a) Each nominee is required to make a presentation before the Jury.
(b) The Jury shall select names from the list subject to the maximum of 45 (+2 Special Category for differently abled Teachers etc.)
(c) TA/DA for nominees shall be paid by Ministry of Education.
(d) Secretarial assistance to the Jury will be provided by NCERT.

(xiv) All other awards have been subsumed under the National Awards to Teachers.
(xv) The annual timelines for online self-nomination, short listing and final selection may  be decided by Secretary (Department of School Education & Literacy), Ministry of Education.

Evaluation Matrix for National Award to Teachers

 ANNEXURE-I
A-Category: Object Criteria
  
 Sl No
 Criteria
 Maximum marks/Celling

 1
Work done by Teacher to encourage community parents, alumni etc. to contribute to the school in any way e.g. physical infrastructure, computers, mid day meal, funds, books etc.
 3
 2
Publication (Research papers/Articles in international /National journals (with ISSN), Books (with ISBN) etc. in the last 5 years. 
 3
 3
Annual Performance Appraisal Reports or other performance appraisal tools of last 3 years.
 3
 4
Is the Teacher attending school regularly without any complaints ?
 3

5
Whether the Teacher is regularly attending the in-service training he/she is deputed to ?
 2
 6
Work done by Teacher to increase enrolment and reduce dropouts (স্কুল-ছুট).
 2
 7
Whether the Teacher is enrolled for any course under SWAYAM or any other MOOCS platform.
 2
 8
Development of e-contents, textbooks, Teacher handbooks for SCERTs Boards or NCERT.
 2
Subtotal =
 20

B-Category: Criteria based on performance (Indicative and illustrative only) 
  Sl. No
 Criteria
  Maximum marks/Celling


 1
Innovative experiments (like use of ICT, joyful learning technique) undertaken by Teacher for greater impact of his/her teaching on the students. Development and use of appropriate pedagogic approaches in day to day teaching activities including TLM (Teaching Learning Material), Low cost teaching aids etc.
(Based on number, scale and impact of innovations /experiments)


30
 2
Organization of extra and co-curricular activities
(Based on number, scale and impact of innovations /experiments (পরীক্ষা)
25

 3
(a) Mobilization of society for school infrastructure and for spreading social awareness among children.
(b) Promotion of nation building and national integration.

25
 Subtotal =
 80
 Grand Total =
 100


State /UT/ Organizations wise maximum number of nomination allowed

Sl. No 
State /UT/ Organizations
Max Nominations
From State 
1.
Andhra Pradesh
 06
2.
Arunachal  Pradesh
 03
3.
Assam
 03
4.
Bihar
 06
5.
Chhattisgarh
 03
6.
Goa
 03
7.
Gujarat
06
8.
Haryana
03
9.
Himachal Pradesh
03
10.
Jharkhand
03
11.
Karnataka
06
12.
Kerala
06
13.
Madhya Pradesh
06
14.
Maharashtra
06
15.
Manipur
03
16.
Meghalaya
03
17.
Mizoram
03
18.
Nagaland
03
19.
Odisha
06
20.
Punjab
06
21.
Rajasthan
06
22.
Sikkim
03
23.
Tamil Nadu
06
24.
Telangana
06
25.
Tripura
03
26.
Uttar Pradesh
06
27.
Uttarakhand
03
28.
West Bengal
06
Sub total =
126
From Union Territory
29.
A & N Islands
01
30.
Chandigarh
01
31.
(D & N Haveli) & (Daman & Diu)
01
32.
Delhi
02
33.
Jammu and Kashmir
02
34.
Ladakh
01
35.
Lakshadweep
01
36
Puducherry
01
Sub total =
10
From Other
37.
Atomic Energy Education Society (Under Deptt. of Atomic Energy)
01
38.
CBSE
06
39.
CISCE
02
40.
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan
05
41.
Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti
02
42.

43.
Sainik Schools Under M/o Defence

Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) run by Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
01

01
Sub total =
18
Grand Total =
154


Online registration for National Award to Teachers 2022
Last Date: 20th June 2022
Extended up to 30th June 2022
Extended up to 10th July 2022

Sl No
Activity
Timeline
Revised Timeline
1.
Opening of web-portal for inviting online applications and self nomination by teachers 
 01.06.2022 to 20.06.2022
 Extended upto 10.07.2022
2.
District Selection Committee nominations to be forwarded to the State Selection Committee through online portal  
 01.07.2022 to 15.07.2022
11.07.2022 to 21.07.2022
3.
State Selection Committee/Organization Selection Committee shortlist to be forwarded to Independent Jury at National Level through online portal 
 16.07.2022 to 30.07.2022
 22.07.2022 to 31.07.2022 
4.
Intimation to all the shortlisted candidates (154 max) for selection by Jury through VC or Physical interaction
 2nd August 2022
1st and 2nd August 2022 
5.
Selection process by Jury
5th August to 16th August 2022
 4th August to 12th August 2022
6.
Finalization of names by Independent Jury at National Level
 16th August 2022
 12th August 2022
7.
Intimation to selected candidates after approval of Hon'ble Shiksha Mantri Ji
 18th August 2022
 16th -18th August 2022
8.
Rehearsal and Award function
4th & 5th September 2022
4th & 5th
Sept 2022


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