Award for 75 highly effective Principals from each state.

Terms & Conditions

  • Applicants should have a minimum experience of 5 years as a Principal.
  • The applications should reach us on or before 15th of June 2022
  • The CEIR Zonal Directors & Board Members must abstain from applying for this award. The decision of the Judging panel Chairman (SHRI. D. T SUDARSHAN RAO, Academic in charge CBSE, Delhi) will be final & the awards will be based solely on merit.
  • There is no Registration or processing fees for this award
  • Awardees will be recognized at a grand ceremony at the state-wise CEIR Principals’ Conclaves


Centre for Educational Initiatives and Research (CEIR Global) Trust is an established platform for Educators, Students, Principals, Parents, and Management that aspires to improve the overall school culture. Since its inception in 2009, CEIR has conducted numerous unique programmes for K-12 target groups. Our goal is to ensure that every child receives a quality education and quality education always starts with a great teacher.

The massive participation of educators bears testimony to the success of our flagship programmes- Pathways (Student Career Guidance Programme), NEP 2020 Master Series, NEP-National Quiz, NEP Pedagogy Series, and 21st Century teaching skills series. Since lockdown CEIR has conducted over 340 education webinars that have contributed to the enhancement of capability amongst the educational fraternity. 

In 2021 CEIR launched the CEIR- Mark of Excellence award 2021 to recognize schools’ best practices across India and the Middle East. 

On the eve of the 75th year of Indian Independence, CEIR proudly announces the CEIR Mark of Excellence Award for Principals 2022. This award will identify and recognize 75 Principals from each state who have made an effective contribution to K-12 education. CEIR invites applications from Principals across all Indian States and Union Territories. 

2021 winners