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To recognize and salute the achievements of Indians residing in America, Asia-Pacific, United Kingdom & Europe and Middle-East who have demonstrated success, vision and courage which has brought glory to India and the Indian diaspora at large. Click here to read about the story of the awards.

Yes, if you have applied for the awards in previous editions, you are eligible to apply again. You can log on to the website with your existing username and password. The application form you had filled last will appear; you can update the required information and resubmit the form for this year’s edition. If you applied for any of the previous seasons, please click here to login to your account now. In case you are new, please click here to participate now. Please note: The winners of NRI of the Year awards of any of the earlier editions are NOT ELIGIBLE to re-apply

We’d like it very much if you could please start afresh. It’s a new and simple 4-step form that merely takes about 45 minutes to finish.

  • The application form consists of 4 simple steps
  • All fields marked mandatory in the application form need to be complete in all respects; else it may be disqualified
  • Entries will be accepted in English language only and permanent ink has to be used
  • Up to 3 supporting material such as photos, videos, screenshots, photographs, references, project plan, demo and other material can be submitted to the jury
  • The declaration form on the last page of the application form must be accepted by the participant confirming acceptance of the terms and conditions of the awards.
  • All the application forms received will go through multiple filtration levels and an independent jury will evaluate the applications based on certain predefined parameters to determine the winners
  • Click here to read the detailed terms and conditions
  • Merely submitting an application form does not entitle a participant of being an award winner in any manner.
  • The decision of the jury and management will be final and binding.

Please click here to understand the participation criteria for NRI of the Year Awards

  • If you applied for any of the previous seasons, please click here to login to your account now
  • In case you are new, please click here to participate now

No, the participant cannot apply for multiple awards. The first application shall be taken as final

The parental consent form has to be submitted for if the participant is applying in the ‘Academic’ section and has not attained the age of 18 (eighteen) as on June 30, 2015.

We understand that your passport is a confidential document which you don’t really wish to share over the net. But rest assured, this is just a formality intended to stop fake registrations. We’ll not share any of the information provided by you with anyone else.  

While we understand you are time-crunched, you really need to sneak in a little time to complete registrations. It’ll just take a clear 45-minute window.

Yes, they can but we believe you can tell your story best, not anyone else. We strongly recommend that you do it yourself.  

Yes you definitely can. But when you do, please ask prior permissions and send us information like e-mail addresses and phone numbers so that we can schedule calls just in case she’s not responding to the mail.

In case you are facing any technical issue, please check the following:

  • All the mandatory fields are filled
  • The file size of your attachments is not exceeding the permitted file sizes
  • In case you are facing any internet issues, the uploading of your documents would take a longer time. We request your patience in such cases
  • For best experience, please fill use Google Chrome web browser version 65 and above
  • In case you are facing any other technical issues, please click here to get in touch with us

In case you are facing any technical issue, please check the following:

  • In case you are re-applying, you can login using your existing credentials
  • If you are having troubles logging in, it could be because of wrong credentials. Please reset your password in such cases
  • In case you are facing any other technical issues, please click here to get in touch with us

Please click here to know about the application timelines.

No, there aren’t any limits to be adhered to. Tell us your story in simple and crisp language, that’s all.

Yes you can upto step 3 of the application form. But once you complete step 4 of the form, your application will be considered final and you will not be allowed to edit any information later.

You’ll be pleased to know that at NRI of the Year Awards 2017, we do not have auto replies. This is so because to us our participants are so special that they can indeed make or break the awards. We personally hand-hold each and every participant which is a time-consuming process. So, please allow us up to three working calendar days to respond.

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