CBSE to Award 48 Meritorious Teachers on Teacher's Day 2018

Published: | July 02, 2018
CBSE to Award 48 Meritorious Teachers on Teacher's Day 2018

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is inviting applications for the annual CBSE Meritorious Teachers Award 2018. Interested and eligible teachers can apply by 13th July 2018. Check CBSE guidelines and number of awards for Meritorious Teachers Awards 2018 below.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has increased the number of meritorious awards conferred to teachers on Teachers’ Day from 34 to 48. The awards will be presented to outstanding teachers of CBSE affiliated schools. CBSE has introduced the concept of awards in the year 2000 and it has since then become a custom to honour the top performing school teachers every year. Apart from the increase in the number of awards, CBSE has revised the guidelines for the award as well.

Division of CBSE Meritorious Teacher Awards 2018:

Name of the Category

Total No. of Awards

Primary Teachers


Secondary Level Teachers


Science Teachers (Class 12 Level)


Mathematics Teacher (senior secondary level)


Special Educators, PET, IT Teacher and Performing Arts Teacher


Language Teachers (senior secondary)


Commerce Teachers (senior secondary level)


Humanities Teacher (senior secondary level)


School Principals


Fine Arts Teacher (senior secondary level)


Vocational Subject Teacher (senior secondary level)




Also Read: 10 (Ten) Types of Teachers We Come Across At Least Once in Our Lifetime

CBSE Guidelines for Meritorious Teachers Award 2018:

  • A teacher with a minimum of 10 years of experience is eligible to contest for the meritorious award.
  • Retired teachers are not eligible for the award. However, if such teachers were in service for at least four months in the calendar year, they are eligible to contest for the award.
  • Experience, age and percentage in education qualification are considered for the final selection.
  • Teachers who are willing to contest for meritorious teacher award must provide the YouTube links to videos of actual classroom teaching to CBSE. The duration of the video should be at least 30 minutes.

Each award will consist of a merit certificate, a shawl and a cash prize of Rs. 50,000.

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Eligible teachers can submit their application on the official website of CBSE. July 13, 2018, is the last date to apply for the meritorious teacher award.


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