All Citizens of India, Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs) and Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) are eligible to apply subject to the following conditions.
40 years of age or below for the Young Leader Awards.
50 years of age or below for the Emerging Faculty Member of the Year Award.
60 years of age or below for the Distinguished Faculty Member of the Year Award.
All India-based Organizations are eligible to apply for Organizational Awards.
There is a non-refundable application fee of Rs. 1000 for applying to or/and nominating someone for INY Awards under Individual Category. There is a non-refundable application fee of Rs. 5000 for applying as an organization or/and nominating an organization for INY Awards under Organizational Category.
All the nominees of INY Awards will be granted priority access to the festival. They will NOT be required to apply separately and go through the selection process for attending the event. Candidates can apply/nominate someone in multiple categories of INY Awards, however, every application will be processed separately. Therefore, the nominator must deposit application fee for every nomination separately.