Re-Announcement of four (4) IPS Awards 2021-22

Re-Announcement of four (4) IPS Awards 2021-22

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Dear Sir/Madam,

Greetings from the Indian Phytopathological Society.

As per the decision taken in the IPS Executive Council meeting held on May 10th, 2021, the online application portal for the following IPS awards is re-opened for eligible members of the Society.

1.      Jeersannidhi Award

2.      B.N. Chakraborty and Usha Chakraborty IPS Best Teacher Award

3.      Prof. A.N. Mukhopadhyay Oration Award

4.      D.P. Misra and R.N. Pandey IPS Best Women Scientist Award

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The last date for submission of the application May 31, 2021.

The applicant who has already submitted his/her application within the earlier given time of March 07, 2021 need not submit application again.

Detailed guidelines and online application form are available on IPS website:

The online application has been developed in two steps. In the first step, the applicant has to fill the ONLINE FORM and SAVE the application. In the second step, the attachments have to be uploaded for each claim, failing which, the marks will not be given for that claim. After completion of the form and attachments, please download and check the complete form in pdf format and save it for future correspondence. If the application is OK then submit OR you can edit/modify the application before submission. Application once submitted cannot be edited in any cases.

General Instructions:

1. Before Login, please check and ensure your email and mobile number are correct on members database available on IPS website: the email /mobile number is not correct, please write a mail to the Secretary, IPS (email: to update your email and mobile number, failing of which, members will not get the OTP for login.

2. Interested members can login the website first time using OTP and can create password for subsequent login.

3. In a year either the nomination for Fellowship or an application for an award only will be considered and not for both, in respect of an eligible member.

4. Maximum 2 awards and FPSI will be conferred to a single member throughout the membership in the Society.

5. Five years will be cooling period for applying any awards except FPSI.

6. Cut-off marks for all the awards will be 70% and 60% for FPSI. If two person get equal marks then the award will be given to the senior person on age basis

7. The award result shall be announced at the annual meeting of the Society.

8. The Society will inform the recipient of his selection and request him/her to deliver a lecture in the next annual meeting of the Society or to write review papers as per norms of the award. The lecture be printed in the Journal (Indian Phytopathology) and it should be not exceed 15 printed pages.

9. If a person selected for the lecture award is unable to deliver the lecture due to illness or other unavoidable circumstances during that year, he/she may deliver the lecture in the following year. However, the award will lapse, if he/she is unable to come for the lecture in the following year also.

10. The Society shall have the sole right of formulation of rules governing such selection and selection of the recipient of the award.

11. The nomination will be made in each award at least by TWO Fellows in the prescribed proforma in a year, a Fellow can make not more than TWO nominations. Nomination once made shall remain valid for three years. Self-nominations are not acceptable.

12. Name of the Fellows (FPSI) are available on IPS website (

13. All the supporting documents are required for each claim.

14. Application: The intending applicants are required to submit one copy of the application to Secretary, Indian Phytopathological Society, Division of Plant Pathology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012, INDIA, on or before May 31, 2021.