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The VISTA 2021

Disciplines

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Health and Medical Sciences
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Science
  • Management
  • Veterinary and Animal Sciences

Categories

  • Award for Excellence
  • Distinguished Researcher
  • Outstanding Researcher
  • Young Researcher
7th Science and Technology Awards – VISTA 2021

6th November 2021 at Green Park Chennai


The VISTA 2021 (F.No.STA21/ANL07/AAP–III) is conducted in accordance with the VIF Board Meeting resolution vide F. No. VIF/MIN/BM–II/2021 held on May 19, 2020 at VIF Head Quarters.

The process for VISTA commences with the release of “Call for Nominations”. The VISTA 2021 invites nominations vide F. No. VIF/CFN/STA/2021 opened on 19th February 2021 from “Researcher and Higher Education Teaching Faculty Member” working in the Institutions of Scientific, Academic or Industries with a recognized qualification.

Categories and Criteria
Young Researcher

  • Each year since 2020, this award is conferred for a remarkable Researcher/ Faculty Member for the contribution to New Theories, or Insights on the discipline.

  • The nominee must be above 27 years of age and at least have 5 years of service as on 5th January 2021.
Outstanding Researcher

  • Each year since 2020, this award is conferred for a remarkable Researcher/ Faculty Member for the exceptional contribution to Fundamental Discoveries, New Theories, or Insights.

  • The nominee must be above 34 years of age and at least have 10 years of service as on 5th January 2021.
Distinguished Researcher

  • Each year since 2020, this award is conferred for a remarkable Researcher/ Faculty Member for the exceptional contribution to Fundamental Discoveries, New Theories, or Insights have had an Impact on the discipline

  • The nominee must be above 44 years of age and at least have 20 years of service as on 5th January 2021.
Distinguished Award
Award for Excellence

  • Each year since 2020, this award is conferred for a remarkable Researcher/ Faculty Member for the exceptional contribution to Fundamental Discoveries, New Theories, or Insights have had an Impact on their own discipline and beyond and cutting-edge achievements.

  • The nominee must be above 55 years of age and at least have 25 years of service as on 5th January 2021.

    Judging Criteria

  • The VISTA 2021 judging is a peer review process. The panel (from diverse backgrounds, working individually) is instructed to score entries from 0 to 100, using the criteria. The VIF aggregates the scores to determine each category.

  • The panel decision is final and binding. For each category/discipline (Eg. Outstanding Researcher – Engineering) the expert committee will select 3 nominees. However the Apex Committee reserve the rights to honour less or more than 3 nominees in any category who meet standards set by the expert committee.

  • The committee will use discretion if an individual is nominated for two concurrent awards and will move the nomination to appropriate category based on their judgment. If a nominee meets the criteria for an award, other than the one nominated for, the committee will be deciding to move the nomination to a suitable category.

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