Eligibility Criteria and Terms & Conditions

  1. The Applicants for all the awards should be an Indian National only.
  2. The Invention/Contribution should be made wholly in India. The applicant should use resources available within India. If there is any active contribution from individuals/institutions/companies from outside of India, this should be detailed out clearly, with the consent of the contributor(s).
  3. Age Limit:
    1. The upper age limit for Student applicants is 30 years as on date of application.
    2. There is no age limit for the Scientist/Businessman applicants.
  4. For Student award, the student applicants are eligible only those who are pursuing their education i.e. eligibility is only for the students who are presently studying in the School /College/ Institute.
  5. YashNanotech presumes all entries are original and the entrant either owns the submission or has permission from a client or collaborator to enter the work. In the event an entrant knowingly submits an entry without such privileges, the entrant will not be eligible for the competition.
  6. It’s the Entrant’s responsibility to ensure that each Entry accurately reflects the work that truly contributed the nanotechnology advancement. No alterations may be made for the purpose of influencing the judges.
  7. The Entrants should provide all the information and details as required in the application form. Incomplete forms will not be considered for the awards.
  8. It is not the responsibility of YashNanotech to move or amend categories if they have been entered incorrectly.
  9. Every applicant bound by with the terms and conditions as mentioned herein. YashNanotech presumes that every applicant has read all the terms and conditions before filling the application form.
  10. Entries which have infringed any of the India’s laws or voluntary or regulatory codes of practice are not eligible. YashNanotech has every right not to consider such entries for awards and canceling the award even after declaration, if found guilty as mentioned above.
  11. YashNanotech is not liable for any copyright infringement on the part of the entrant. Submission of an entry acknowledges the right of the YashNanotech to use it.
  12. YashNanotech reserves the right to remove entries from the YashNanotech Awards at any stage following investigations that the competition rules have not been followed.
  13. If an entrant’s submission receives an award, the manner and details of announcing such nomination and award is strictly within the discretion of the YashNanotech. Entrant understands that all awards may not be given or publicized in the same manner or form.
  14. Successful Entrants will be contacted after judging and requested to supply materials as will be specified in this correspondence for reproduction on the literature and ceremony.
  15. All decisions by the YashNanotech Ltd will be final and binding as it holds all the sole rights for all of the Awards i.e. Yashnanotech Annual Scientist Award, Yashnanotech Annual Businessman Award, and Yashnanotech Annual Student Award. YashNanotech Ltd can anytime alter/ decrease the amount of money or other benefits to be given as prize without any prior notice. YashNanotech Ltd reserves the right to terminate any or all of the awards as given on its website at any time without providing any prior information of termination of awards.
  16. YashNanotech Ltd will not be responsible for any kind of loss i.e. mental, physical or financial in case a person is not short listed or wins any of the YashNanotech awards. YashNanotech Ltd will not be held responsible or liable for it and no case can be filed on YashNanotech Ltd for this situation.
  17. The selection of the winners for the awards will undergo unbiased judgment and in any case directly or indirectly employees of YashNanotech Ltd, directors, relatives of directors, service providers to YashNanotech Ltd cannot participate in any or all of the awards.