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IGNOU extends entry submission deadline for Student Innovation Award-2021

NS Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has extended the last date for receipt of entries for the Student Innovation Award-2021. Interested students of IGNOU who have developed something new can now submit their application in the prescribed form till 15 October.

The prescribed application format and guidelines for submission of entries can be downloaded from IGNOU’s website – .ignou.ac.in or can be viewed on the sites.Google.com/ignou.ac.in/navrieti/sia-2021.

Giving information about the awards, Dr. Om Prakash Sharma, Director, NCIDE said that the students of IGNOU, who have developed something new and innovative, can apply on the prescribed application form for the Student Innovation Award-2021.

The National Center for Innovation in Distance Education (NCIDE) at IGNOU had first introduced the scheme of Student Innovation Awards in 2018. Since then, awards are given to the best three innovators every year on the foundation day of the university. The best three entries selected are awarded a trophy, certificate and a cash prize of Rs.10,000, Rs. 7,000 and Rs. 5,000 respectively

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