INAE Innovative Student Project Award 2023: Nomination Form, Eligibility

INAE Innovative Student Project Award 2023: The Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) was created in 1987 and is made up of India’s most illustrious engineers, engineer scientists, and technologists from all fields of engineering. INAE serves as an apex body that promotes the practice of engineering and technology, as well as allied disciplines, with the purpose of solving national challenges. The Academy also serves as a venue for long-term planning for a country’s growth that requires engineering and technology contributions, as well as bringing together experts from many sectors to deliver holistic answers to the country’s requirements. Nominations are the sole way to get into the Academy.

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Application Procedure for INAE Innovative Student Project Award 2022
INAE Innovative Student Project Award

By nominations submitted from INAE Fellows, up to 50 Fellows from academia, research and development, industry, and other organizations may be chosen each year. According to the Academy’s Rules and Regulations, the total number of Fellows at any given moment cannot exceed 1000. INAE honors Indian and foreign citizens who have been chosen by “peer” committees for their remarkable brilliance and distinctive eminence in new and growing domains of technology. Fellows are authorized to use the shortened term “FNAE” after being elected to the Academy.

About INAE Innovative Student Project Award 2023

Every year, the Indian National Academy of Engineering, which is part of the Indian government’s Department of Science and Technology, welcomes nominations for the Innovative Student Projects Awards. The awards program creates to recognize students who have unique ideas and are creative researchers at any of the three levels of engineering. The prize will provide to encourage the country’s youthful talents. In the previous 22 years, the award scheme’s work and comments have been highly effective and encouraging. The prize is open to candidates at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate levels. Read the entire article below to learn more about the INAE Innovative Student Projects Award.

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Key Highlights of Award 2023

Conducted byIndian National Academy of Engineering
Name of the ProgramINAE Innovative Student Project Award 2023
ObjectiveTo promote the advancement of and excellence in the practice of Engineering and Technology
BenefitsRs- 25000/- 
Eligibility CriteriaStudents from B.E./B.Tech., M.E./M.Tech and PhD
DeadlineAnnounced soon
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Objective INAE Innovative Student Project Award

The Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), founded in 1987, is a ‘Peer’ body comprising some of India’s and the world’s most illustrious engineers. The Academy’s main goals are to foster progress and quality in engineering and technological practice, as well as allied science areas, and their application to national challenges. In addition, the Academy aspires to exhibit engineering research and development efforts in academic and professional venues in India and overseas. INAE fosters the implementation of inventions, scientific discoveries, and research for the growth of all sectors of the national economy. Engineers must encourage to build a research and development culture during their undergraduate and postgraduate education so that they may enter their professional careers well-prepared with ideas and inventive abilities.

Since 1998, the Academy has given the above Award to find unique and creative research projects done by engineering students and to provide early recognition and incentives to them.

Benefits of INAE Innovative Student Project Award

Each team member will get a certificate and Rs.25000/- in cash for awards selected at the Doctoral level; Rs.15000/- in cash for awardees selected at the Master’s level; and Rs 10,000/- in cash for awardees selected at the Bachelor level, up to a maximum of four team members.

During the INAE Annual Convention’s Awards Ceremony, all Innovative Student Project Awardees will admit as “Student-Members.” For a period of five years, the Student membership is valid.

Eligibility Criteria 

Projects/theses that have the potential to be creative evaluate at three levels: B.E./B. Tech, M.E./M.Tech, and Ph.D. The Academy will accept nominations for the awards in 2023 if they meet the following qualifying requirements.

  • Final year (4th year) B.E./B.Tech/B.Sc.(Engg) projects completed for the academic year 2023.
  • During the academic year 2023, M.E./M. Tech and M.Sc. (Engg) was assess.
  • Ph.D. theses will assess and accepted/recommended for award.

The nomination proforma must be accompanied by a degree or provisional degree certificate.

Important Dates

The last date of the receipt of nomination will announce Soon.

Selection Procedure

There would be a two-tier selection process wherein the initial shortlisting would be done by the Selection Committee. The shortlisted nominees will be invited to make a presentation before the Selection Committee on dates to be announced later. The Selection Committee would then recommend the nominee for conferment of the Award for approval by the Governing Council.

Call for Nominations

Only one nomination for projects/theses in each of the Engineering Sections of INAE listed in Serial 7 of the Nomination Form, at each level, viz., Doctoral, Master’s, and Bachelor are accepted from an Engineering College for assessing their innovative potential and intrinsic merit. The nominations must be sent by the Principal/Deans/Heads/Registrar/Director of the Engineering College, where the candidate has carried out his/her project/thesis for the award of the degree and not through the organization, where the candidate is presently working.

A scanned soft copy of the completed nomination form along with all supporting documents/appendices as per the prescribed format should be sent by email to In case, the document is not signed (with a scanned copy of the signature), an email should be sent by the sponsor viz Principal/Deans/ Heads/Registrar/Director of Engineering College/Institution, where the candidate has carried out his/her project/thesis for the award of degree, authenticating the nomination. Please note, that there is no requirement to send a hard copy of the nomination form. Reprints are also not require in any form.

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Application Procedure for INAE Innovative Student Project Award 2023

Application Procedure for INAE Innovative Student Project Award 2022
INAE Innovative Student Project Award Official Website
  • The homepage will appear on your screen where you have to click on the Nomination form link.
  • The Nomination form will open on your screen where you have to fill in your details such as:
    • Name of institution
    • Postal address of the institution
    • Telephone, fax, and email of the institution
    • Name and contact address of the nominees
    • Telephone, Fax, Email, Mobile number
    • Various other details
  • After filling in all the details, send this nomination form to the email address

Contact Details

If you have any inquiries related to this program, then you can contact me on the given number:

  • Phone number- 011-26582475
  •  Email id-

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