|Teachers Excellence Awards 2021
|Awards Management/ Management
|Bennett Coleman & Company Ltd (BCCL) and / or Organisers who are responsible for the overall conduct of the Awards
|Any individual teacher applying for the awards
|The participant teacher must apply online on the below mentioned website
|A group of varied panellists identified by BCCL/Organiser for evaluation/review of the entries on pre-defined evaluation parameters.
|Terms and conditions (“T&C” or “Terms”)
|The terms governing the Awards, as may be amended from time to time by the awards management committee/Jury and made available on the website
|Website and Its TnC & Privacy
1.1 These Terms may be modified by the Organisers without any prior notification. Participant is advised to review these Terms regularly and refrain from his/her participation in case of any disagreement with any of the Terms and any amendments/modifications thereto.
1.2 The awards/may be changed / modified / split / merged / increased / decreased or cancelled by the Organisers based on the number and quality of entries received.
1.3 The organizer’s reserve its rights to cancel the Awards In the event of the applied participants having found not meeting the criteria as per the T & C, and no queries of whatsoever nature shall be entertained by the organizer’s whose decision shall be final., the
2.1 To recognize teachers for their unique contribution in the field of education and reward them for their achievements
2.2 Entries are invited in the categories as mentioned below:
The winners will be identified zone wise and overall, across all segments and categories. Refer below table:
*Zones will be defined by the management
*Highest scorer from each zone per category will qualify for the finale round under each segment level
2.3 The Management reserves the right to offer or withdraw any of the prizes/rewards/gratification/awards as provided herein, at any point of time, including after they have been announced.
3.1 The awards will be open to teachers teaching in government/private schools across the state of Tamil Nadu only
3.2 Teachers who are a full-time teaching faculty in any affiliated educational institution in Tamil Nadu as on August 31, 2021 can apply for the Awards
3.3 Individual should have minimum 5 years of experience to apply for the awards
3.4 Along with the journey , the teachers should highlight the innovation initiated by them in the last two-year period i.e. July 01, 2019 to August 31, 2021
3.5 Educational Administrators, Inspectors of Education, the staff of training Institutes and contractual teachers are not eligible for these awards.
3.6 Employees and immediate family members of BCCL/Organisers, Jury, sponsors, and partners of the awards are not allowed to participate in the Awards
3.7 The Jury holds the right to disqualify any application which does not meet the eligibility criteria. Jury’s decisions are final and binding on all Participants and cannot be challenged in any manner whatsoever.
3.8 The Organisers may modify the eligibility criteria from time to time with retrospective effect.
4.Winner selection process
4.1 Entries once submitted cannot be withdrawn.
4.2 The Organisers shall screen or display the Entries for the Jury
4.3 The Entries shortlisted by the organizer’s shall be presented to the Jury for evaluation and award process. The decision by the Jury shall be final and binding
4.4 The shortlisted entries as well as the winning entries may be featured or covered for publishing or brief thereof may be featured on the website at the sole discretion of the organizer’s
4.5 No correspondence of whatsoever nature relating to shortlisting or otherwise of Entries or selection of winning Entries shall be entertained
4.6 The Jury shall select the top finalists and winners from the respective segment basis the eligibility criteria and other parameters set out for the Award
5.1 Participants declare that the details furnished in the application form and supporting documents submitted for the awards are true, correct, and complete and, wherever required, provided after thorough and due diligence and inquiry. In case any of the said information is found to be false or untrue or misleading or misrepresenting, the participant will be excluded for consideration of the Award and shall be liable and accountable for any consequences resulting thereto including indemnifying the Management for any expenses, costs, losses, damages incurred on account of any third party claims.
5.2 The Participant authorizes the organizer’s to use the content submitted as part of my/our nomination/ participation, in whole or in part and use and display such content and entry, which shall include trade publications, press releases, electronic or social media posting to any website, electronic hyperlinks to the website of the Participant, and/or any other display format during the awards ceremony or at a later point in time as it may deem fit.
5.3 organizer’s may, at its sole discretion, exclude a participant from participating in the Awards on various grounds, which may include without limitation (i) circumstances which, in its view, renders the participant unfit to participate therein; (ii) inability to produce documentation specified proving the identity of the participant or his/her innovative contribution (iii) any other reason that, at their sole discretion, would adversely impact the organizer’s and the Award. At no point of time will Management be obliged to notify unsuccessful Participants of its decision
5.4 Organizer shall not be responsible and held accountable, if a call to a winner is not successful due to:
- Line being busy
- No answer received
- Poor call conditions / unclear reception
- Number engaged
- Call drop
- Other reasons that could render a call unsuccessful or terminate it
5.5 Organizer further reserves the right to replace, at its discretion, any winner(s) who for any reason fails or is disqualified from or is unable to participate in the Award, with another eligible Participant
5.6 Organizer will reach out to the winners within 30 days from declaration by the jury to obtain details and documentation, if any, to initiate the registration process for the prize, if applicable. Organizer will make a maximum of 3 attempts to get in touch with such winner/s. Failure to contact the winner including on the alternate number if any that is provided by the Participant, may result in forfeiture of the prize by such winner/s and Organizer may proceed to award the same to the next eligible participant with highest score
5.7 Organisers shall have the liberty, but not the obligation, to publish information with respect to the submissions made by the participants
6.Phases and Dates of the Award
|September 5, 2021
|Shortlist Announcement Awards
|Announcement & Presentation
6.1 The above-mentioned schedule could be added to, modified or cancelled based on technical requirements and in case the Award is for any reason rescheduled, extended, cancelled or terminated early at the absolute sole discretion of the Organizer All applications received will be evaluated based on pre-defined evaluation criteria determined by the Organizer in its sole and absolute discretion
6.2 The decision of the Organizer based upon the observation & recommendations of Jury with respect to the evaluation/disqualification/qualification shall be final and binding on all Participants. No claims/queries raised with respect to the same will be entertained in this regard
7.Limitations & Disclaimers
7.1 The Organizer will not be responsible for Late/ incomplete/ corrupted/ defective entries and/or which cannot be read or viewed for any reason, and such Entries shall stand automatically disqualified. The Organizer shall not be responsible if for any technical, physical or other reasons, the Entry is not received or cannot be read/ viewed/ judged.
7.2 The Organizer reserve their right to suspend, cancel or modify, add to, or truncate these Terms & Conditions or Award and/or terms relating thereto at any time without prior notice/communication. Participants shall periodically check this page for updating of these Terms & Conditions.
8.1 Participant agrees that the Participant is legally capable of entering and, if selected, participating in the Awards and agree to the T& C as may be amended from time to time.
8.2 Participant understands and agrees that merely participating in this Awards does not entitle the Participant to a prize or to any other form of consideration
8.3 Participant warrants and represents to the organizer’s that all information including any communications, software, photos, text, video, graphics, music, sounds, images and other material submitted or recorded in any manner by the Participant, do not infringe upon any third party individual or organizational rights (including, without limitation, intellectual property rights). Participant shall solely be responsible for handling any infringement or alleged infringement and shall indemnify the organizer’s from any claims, costs or damages arising out of such infringement or alleged infringement of the contents, logo or trademark or the defines of a claim or any costs payable thereof.
8.4 Participant shall participate voluntarily at his/her own free will and consent and the Organizer shall not in any way be obligated or liable for any loss or costs that the Participant may suffer or incur. Participants shall not be entitled for any payment of allowances in cash or in kind for participating in the Awards or any event prior to or following the Awards
8.5 Participants for the purpose of entering the Awards, automatically grants BCCL/organizer’s a royalty-free, irrevocable, worldwide, non-transferable, non-exclusive right and license to use and display such entry, for participation in the Awards, and any intellectual property in relation to and arising out of such participation in the Awards and footage thereof, which shall include trade publications, press releases, electronic posting to the Website, the website in any display format selected during the Awards as it deems fit.
8.6 The organizer’s reserves the right to, at its discretion, withdraw or amend or add to the Terms & Conditions of the Awards at any time, with prospective or retrospective effect, and does not take responsibility for any loss or damage that any individual or organization may suffer as a result of participating or attempting to participate in the Awards, the Awards being withdrawn, or its terms amended
8.7 Should a participant wish to withdraw from the Awards, the same shall be informed to the organizer’s in writing at any time up to one week prior to the final awards ceremony
8.8 All disputes relating to or arising out of the Awards shall be subject to the laws of India and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of competent jurisdiction at Chennai.
8.9 In the event these terms and conditions do not cover any question or complaint in relation to the Awards, the same will be concluded by the Organizer (for all other issues) or an independent body or legal team as appointed by the Organizer and deemed necessary
9.1 The website – amrita.edu/tea2021 is only an informational website (the “Website”) for the Awards. BCCL/Organisers shall not be liable or responsible for any action or decision taken by the Participant or anyone acting on behalf of or under employment or under contract with Participant . BCCL/Organisers shall not be under any obligation to Participant and Participant shall have no obligation or rights in relation to the Awards and shall have no claims whatsoever against the BCCL/organizer’s relating to the selection process or the running of the Awards
9.2 BCCL/Organisers shall not be responsible for:
- any delivery, failures relating to the registration or uploading videos/presentations.
- any SPAM generated messages as result of Participant accessing the Website.
- not receiving or rejecting any data.
- any lost, late, or misdirected computer transmission or network, electronic failures of any kind or any failure to receive entries owing to transmission failures or due to any technical reasons and
- Other conditions/situations or failures beyond its control.
10.1 BCCL/Organisers has no obligation to screen the entry material in advance and shall not be responsible for monitoring entries for the purpose of preventing violation of intellectual property ownership rights, or violations of any law, rule, or regulation. If BCCL/organizer’s is notified of submissions or materials that may not conform to the Terms, it may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and in its sole discretion, to eliminate such an entry from considering for the Award. The BCCL/Organisers has no liability or responsibility to Participants or other users of the Website for performance or non-performance of such activities.