Office of the Alumni Relations will receive nominations for the Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Awards. Call for nominations will be circulated by March of the relevant year. The selection is done by a committee appointed by the Director. The awards are announced during “Reunion Day” in December and are presented during the next “Institute Day” held around mid-April each year.
The nominations are received under the following categories:
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Academic achievements and honors, intellectual contributions to the field of expertise, pioneering work, journal papers & citation indices, conference papers, books and book chapters, number of Ph.D. scholars guided, visiting professorships, lectureships, fellowships in professional associations, student mentoring & welfare activities, peer testimonials, awards & recognition
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Innovations in application of technology, design & development achievements, awards & recognition (external & internal), technical leadership activities & positions, fellowships in professional organizations, patents & publications, industry standards activities, collaborations with academia, community service
|Technology Innovation Excellence.|
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Exceptional management skills, leadership position with company, awards & recognition, Board memberships, Fellowships, testimonials, global stature, Collaborations with academia, community service, team leadership in setting up new enterprises, mentoring track-record
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Significant entrepreneurial skills & accomplishments, creation of support structure for entrepreneurs, success of start-ups in establishing market presence, scale of operation & reach to society, awards & recognition, coaching & advisory activities
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Significant accomplishments in various areas—service to society, excellence in public administration, notable achievements in media & fine arts, leadership and innovation, scale of impact.
|Excellence in Other Walks of Life.|
Please specify the category(ies) for which you are nominating the alumnus/alumna.
Please include a CV, one page writeup, photograph (optional) and supporting documents (optional) of the alumnus/alumna you are nominating for DAA.
Self-nominations are not allowed.
Alumni who are currently serving or have served in the past as IITM faculty are not eligible for nomination.
Nominations will be considered for a total of 3 years from the year of nomination. Renomination is possible at the end of the 3-year period of validity.
The CV may contain amongst other things:
- Name and address with Email ID
- Degree obtained from IITM and the year of graduation
- Qualifications and Professional Experience
- Any other relevant information
Please provide 1-2 page write-up detailing contributions that merit this award
Please click the below years to view the DAAs on yearly basis: