National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement 2018, Apply Now

Published on : 09 Aug 2018
National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement

National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement by the Ministry of Women and Child Development invites applications from young students. Children from age 5 to 18 with outstanding talent in fields like academics, arts, culture, design, and sports etc. can apply for it.

The awards were initiated in the year 1996 to identify children with excellent talents and abilities. Since then the award ceremony takes place every year in New Delhi.

National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement: Quick Overview

Deadline 31 Aug 2018
Class / Course Social Work, Music, School
Scholarship Type School
Awarded Amount a cash prize of ₹ 20,000; book vouchers and certificate
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country India
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Available Application Forms

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants residing in India.
  • Candidate between ages 5-18 years. (Above 5 years and not more than 18 years as on 31st August 2018)
  • Students having outstanding talent in different fields of innovation like; Sports, Arts, Culture, Social Service, Music, Bravery or any other field that deserve recognition.

Benefits under the Award

As per the decision of the Central/National Selection Committee, the awardees receive the following benefits: -

One winner will get:-

  • Gold Medal (20 grams)
  • Cash Prize of ₹20,000
  • Book vouchers worth ₹10,000
  • A citation and certificate

35 other awardees will receive: -

  • Silver Medals (50 grams each)
  • Cash Prize of ₹10,000 each.
  • Book vouchers worth ₹3,000
  • A citation and certificate

How to Apply

  • Visit http://nca-wcd.nic.in/
  • Click on the Apply Tab
  • Register as a new user
  • Use the registered username and password.
  • Download the application form.
  • Fill in all the details
  • Attach all the important documents
  • Email the application form at nic-mwcd@gov.in

Selection Process

The National Selection Committee has the following members:-

Minister of State I/C in the M/O of Women& Child Development

 

 

 


Chairperson


Secretary, WCD

 

 

 


Member

Secretary or his nominee in the M/o Social Justice & Empowerment

 

 

 


Member

Secretary or his nominee in the Dept. of School Education and literacy

 

 

 


Member

Secretary or his nominee in the Dept. of Culture

 

 

 


Member

Secretary or his nominee in the M/O Youth Affairs and Sports

 

 

 


Member

Secretary or his nominee in the M/O Science and Technology

 

 

 


Member

 

Joint Secretary (CW), M/O WCD

 

 

 


Secretary

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Important Dates

Last Date to Apply: - 31st August 2018

Award Announcement: - 14th November 2018

Terms and Conditions

  • Each child will receive his/her personally.
  • The applicant’s exceptional achievement should not be one-time. It should be carried out over a period of time.
  • The field of excellence must also be the child’s passion. It must be a field in which the child is interested in making a career.

Contact Details

Ministry of Women and Child Development
Government of India
Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi
Phone Number: 011-23386423
E-mail Address: nic-mwcd@gov.in




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