The NMD Awards 2019 online portal has been operational with effect from 2018.Candidates who have registered through the portal need to login with their respective credentials & subsequently submit their duly filled in forms , enabling the system to timely divulge the valid applications to the respective Assessors , thus getting the online evaluation process initiated.

The National Metallurgist's Day Awards Scheme was instituted by the Ministry of Steel & Mines, Govt. of India in 1962 beginning with 6 Awards. In the year 1989, 3 Young Metallurgists awards were added. One Lifetime Achievement Award was introduced in 2004, increasing the number of awards to ten. Considering the vast canvas of Industry, Research and academia, as against the existing one National Metallurgist Award, from the year 2007,there will be two National Metallurgist Awards, one dedicated to the Industry and the other for Research & Academia. Besides, a ‘Certificate of Excellence’ h as been introduced to recognise meritorious contributions.

The Indian Institute of Metals, continues to undertake the organisational and administrative work in connection with this scheme, at the instance of the Ministry of Steel, Govt. of India.

The awards are given in November every year on the occasion of the National Metallurgist's Day.

The Ministry of Steel, Govt of India has revised the Awards Money with effect from 2013 NMD Awards to 20.25 lac as detailed hereunder, as against Rs 10.64 lac.


The online module for IIM Awards has been launched wef 10 th June 2019,replacing the conventional offline process of submission of applications/evaluation. The online proforma is a replica of the earlier used offline form, with suitable amendments, where applicable. Candidates may check the categories of IIM Awards 2019 for which the online proforma for application has been designed online, as mentioned in the section under IIM Awards 2019 web-page navigation. On successful submission, the duly filled online form with all supporting credentials shall get divulged to IIM Awards Committee and Apex Members through this portal itself, for respective evaluations.

The end to end process of application to assessment has been designed in this portal

Being the first year of inviting application online, a candidate may opt either for ONLINE or OFFLINE process, as applicable.

NMD & IIM Awards 2019 have been declared during 57th NMD Awards Ceremony held at Kovalam on 14th November 2019.
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