Abdul Kalam IGNITE Award 2023

Abdul Kalam IGNITE Award is organised by the National Innovation Foundation (NIF). For this competition students can submit their new technical ideas through photos/videos/ sketches.

Students selected in this Award are given the rank of the inventor by the National Innovation Foundation.

National Innovation Foundation is a part of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. This competition is organised every year.

Eligibility Criteria for Abdul Kalam IGNITE Awards

  • Students up to Class 12th can participate in this Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE Award.
  • The candidate’s age should not be more than 17 years.
  • Students from any background be it from arts, commerce, science etc. can participate in the competition
  • Candidates can submit any number of entries in the competition APJ Abdul Kalam Awards

Is there any particular format for submission of entries in Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE Award?

There is no particular format for submission. However, the following should be clearly mentioned – name, age, class, school name and address, home address and contact number, title of the project/idea/innovation, detailed description, diagrams/sketches/photos if any and a simple declaration that the project has been done by the student himself/herself without any guidance from teachers/parents. If required, NIF may later request a declaration from school and/or parents that the project of the student has been unsupervised.

What kind of support will NIF provide to good ideas/innovations?

All practical and useful ideas/innovations may be given financial and mentoring support. In case of deserving cases, patents will be filed in their name at no cost to them. It is also possible that some of the ideas might attract entrepreneurs and these may get licensed for monetary consideration.

How many prizes will be given in the Abdul Kalam IGNITE Award?

There is no fixed number of awards. It will depend upon the number of quality entries that NIF will receive and which can be recognise in the function.

Last Date of Application for Abdul Kalam IGNITE Award

The last date for submission is August 30, 2023

How to apply for Abdul Kalam IGNITE Awards 2023? (Dr APJ Abdul kalam ignite awards 2023 registration)

  • The submissions for the contest can be made through any of the following means:
  • Email the details at – ignite@nifindia.org
  • Submit you ideas online here.
  • Mail them to the following address (directly/through the Principal)

Dr A P J Abdul Kalam IGNITE Awards
National Innovation Foundation – India
Gandhinagar-Mahudi Road
Gandhinagar-382650, Gujarat

Contact Dr A P J Abdul Kalam IGNITE Awards

In case of any query plese write to – Email: ignite@nifindia.org
You can also call at – Telephone: 02764261131/ 32/ 38/ 39
Fax: +91 022 39167115